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Inca Trail, Lares or Salkantay Trek Hike to Machu Picchu

Inca Trail, Lares or Salkantay Trek Hike to Machu Picchu

Inca trail is one of the most popular routes to the magnificent Machu Picchu but that´s not the only way to get there. We offer a train ride and two other great hiking alternatives that we strongly recommend. But let´s talk about the most popular. Inca Trail is so famous not only because it leads you to Machu Picchu but There is only a limited of individuals who can participate inside this trek daily.  It is protected so you can…

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Hike Machu Picchu: First Timer Guide

Hike Machu Picchu: First Timer Guide

A Hike to Machu Picchu is a wonderful low-impact workout. Unlike exercising on a treadmill or concrete path, hiking involves more, sometimes irregular variables. These variables are what makes it so entertaining! These  tips will make your first treks a success: 1. Check the weather. 2. Research the hike to Machu Picchu 3. Pack “your” essentials needed to Hike Machu Picchu 4. Dress for success.  5. Take your time.  “Enjoy the journey, not just the finishline.” These tips should give you an extra…

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How to get the Inca Trail Permits

How to get the Inca Trail Permits

Why we need permits to enter the Inca trail? At the end of the ’90s, the Inca Trail permits didn’t exist. At that time, the history of the trail was getting known and become a matter of interest to academics, hikers and pretty much everybody. There was not any kind of regulation, so all this wave of Historians-curious-adventures used to get in the trail, freely. And as you may imagine this produce chaos.  Garbage was a major issue. People used…

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Nutrition & training facts for better hiking

Nutrition & training facts for better hiking

Edgar Castrejon What’s the most beautiful outdoor hiking trails you’ve been to? Peru, for us, it’s just amazing. With Mind-blowing views and landscapes, we Feel super lucky to experience this every day. Actually, we have a fantastic multi-day tour trekking one of the famous and challenging treks in the world: The Inca Trail. But we want you to enjoy your hiking experience as much as you can that’s why today our team of adventure guides want to offer you some…

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Behind a Gorgeous Mountain top: Altitude Sickness

Behind a Gorgeous Mountain top: Altitude Sickness

Disclaimer: These are pieces of advice based on our experience in the mountains to avoid Altitude Sickness; is not medical advice. Please talk to your doctor about your travel to high altitude. Please do that. We want you to enjoy your holidays and avoid a medical emergency. If every two steps during a mountain climb you feel like you are running a marathon, you are so out of breath, and you also feel dizziness (even when you are physically active)…

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The Underrated Salkantay Trek

The Underrated Salkantay Trek

The Inca trail hike is so famous, that everybody is looking forward to do it at least, one in a lifetime. And that’s why people don’t even check other options among the many others incredible hikes in the south of Peru. One of them is The Salkantay Trek; also finishing in Machu Picchu, also demanding but the beauty is unparalleled. We know is unlikely you can do more than one big hike in a visit to Peru; but consider this…

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What is it like to hike the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

What is it like to hike the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

Sometimes we need a little push to go and get what we wish. The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu is the wish of many. Here we share some inspiration to help you finally make it. Keep reading, and you’ll find some good reasons why you must be packing right now to fly to Peru. “The hard, sometimes, hazardous terrain where we trek. The Epic scale of the Andes mountains hard to capture, peaks nearly reach 15k. The views from the…

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What is the best time of the year to Do the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu?

What is the best time of the year to Do the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu?

In short, April to October are the best months to do the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. Year after year we have the great opportunity to do the famous trek and we had learned the Do’s and Don’ts of hiking the Inca trail. If you keep reading we give you more useful information about it. Everything is about the unpredictable and sometimes weird weather of the Andes. During Winter (what we call the dry season) there’s not raín and no…

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How to Have the Best Machu Picchu Trek

How to Have the Best Machu Picchu Trek

Hiking the historic Inca Trail to majestic Machu Picchu is a once-in-a-lifetime experience, which is why preparing for your trip is essential. Although steeped with panoramic beauty and wonder, the trek to the ancient citadel can be quite an adventure at times, but being armed with some tips will ensure you’re prepared. Here you’ll find some pointers and a helpful checklist so you can make the most of your time along the Inca Trail and have the best Machu Picchu…

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Tips for Hiking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, Peru

Tips for Hiking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, Peru

Have you finally decided to scratch the visit to majestic Machu Picchu off of your bucket list? Well, what about getting there? If you’ve signed on for a trek along the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, Peru, don’t think it’s going to be a walk in the park. You’ll be embarking upon a once-in-a-lifetime adventure, so having some hiking tips handy is a must. Here you’ll find some insightful things to consider for your Inca Trail hike tour. Incorporate Innovative…

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