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Salkantay Trek – Machu Picchu´s Best Trek

Salkantay Trek – Machu Picchu´s Best Trek

Rated #1 for the 25 Best Treks in the World by National Geographic Adventure Magazine, the Salkantay Trekis the most popular alternative hike to Machu Picchu as it gives adventurers an incredibly different experience than the famous Inca Trail.  The trail travels through incredible landscapes where lowland jungle gives way to highland alpine settings and glaciated mountains. Just seeing the amazing mixture of both environments alone makes this trek worth it. This is where the famous name comes from.  Nevada Salkantay is one of the most iconic mountains…

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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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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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