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The Blogger Experience was created by Inca Trail Machu as your Peru travel guide,  a place where you can discover the real Peru,  South America .  We want to invite you to the authentic world of Peru, to uncover what really goes on behind the scenes,  you will find everything you need to know, for your travels such as Hiking to Machu Picchu and Alternatives treks to Inca Trail, Trekking to Patagonia or information about the Galapagos Islands, including food, videos, photography—anything worth sharing, really. We aim is to deliver the raw beauty that can normally only be seen up close.

 

4 day vs 2 day Inca Trail Hikes

18 October 2017
4 day vs 2 day Inca Trail Hikes

The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu (also known as Inka Trail or Camino Inca) is a top hiking trail in Peru, you can do 2 day or 4 day hike,  the Inca Trails is starting on Km 82 (Qorihuarachina) or Km 104 and finishing to Machu Picchu

 

Peru have different towns have mountain ranges with beautiful scenery, Rainforest forest,   history, cultures traditionals and Peru itself is richly ...
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Inca Jungle Trail

20 June 2017
Inca Jungle Trail

The Inca Jungle tour is the best adventure tour in Cusco. It is as excursion that lasts 4 days and combines adventure sports such as hiking (trekking), mountain biking (biking), boating (rafting) and sliding rope (zip line) until you reach the archaeological site of Machu Picchu. The Inca Jungle Trail is the most popular tour among young travelers in search of adrenaline. It is an alternative ...
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Rainbow Mountain 10 Important Tips To Have an Incredible Adventure

18 January 2017
Rainbow Mountain 10 Important Tips To Have an Incredible Adventure

Looking for adventure and a memorable experience in Peru? Here we have the place for you.

Rainbow Mountain also- known as Cerro Colorado is located in Vinicunca, province of Quipicanchis, Cusco. Its geological formations reveal all its glory and splendor making contrast with the bluest sky ever creating a wonderful barrier between its coast desert and the Amazon jungle. + More information +


Salkantay Trek 10 Important Tips For Your Adventure

17 January 2017
Salkantay Trek 10 Important Tips For Your Adventure

Are you thinking about having the greatest adventure of your life? The first thing that comes to mind is probably going through the experience of the Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu.

The famous Salkantay Trek (or Salcantay Trek), is a trek opened to everybody, with no limitations. Connecting the city of Mollepata, Cusco with Machu Picchu, the Salkantay Trek is an ancient and remote footpath located ...
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10 Amazing Tips To Have an Awesome Experience At The Inca Trail

16 January 2017
10 Amazing Tips To Have an Awesome Experience At The Inca Trail

Many people from all over the world wish to have adventure and adrenaline in their lives. This is why here, in Peru you can find the marvelous experience you are looking for. Peru has lots of touristic places which welcome you with “open arms”. This is the case of the Inca Trail. Taking advice from friends in Peru is always the best policy ...
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rates machu picchu - huayna picchu 2017

02 December 2016
rates machu picchu - huayna picchu 2017

RATES MACHUPICCHU - HUAYNA PICCHU - MACHUPICCHU MOUNTAIN - MACHUPICCHU CITY

LLAQTA INKA MACHUPICCHU - MACHUPICCHU CITY

ADULT: S/.152.00

STUDENT: S/.77:00

 

MACHUPICCHU - HUAYNAPICCHU(1G ENTRANCE 7:00 A.M - 8:00 A.M)

MACHUPICCHU - HUAYNAPICCHU(2G ENTRANCE 9:00 A.M - 10:00 A.M)

ADULT: S/. 200.00
STUDENT: S/. 125.00

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Availability of the Inca Trail Permits 2017

24 November 2016
Availability of the Inca Trail Permits 2017

Inca Trail Trek

 

One of the most remarkable achievements of the golden age of the Inca and Pre- Inca civilization and perphaps its greatest mystery is Machu Picchu. Each year it is the mecca for its increasing number of visitors but only few make the journeys along the ancient Inca Trail which is part of a network of at least 30,000 km. of main paved roads the Incas built along ...
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The gorditas of the Chinese Xu Hongfei arrived at Cusco

21 November 2016
The gorditas of the Chinese Xu Hongfei arrived at Cusco

Asian sculptor, 'cultural ambassador' of his country, breaks with the stereotypes of female beauty.

 

Mr. Xu - as the journalists in Cusco used to say - is a favorite son of his hometown: Guangzhou, the third largest city in China, with more than 3 million inhabitants alone in its urban area. It is the current cultural symbol of that city and an artist ...
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the sacred valley - Cusco

18 October 2016
the sacred valley - Cusco

The sacred Valley, Vilcamayo to the Incas, traces its winding, astronishingly beautiful course to the north-west of Cusco, known today as the Urubamba river - Valley of the Spiders - it's still easy to see why the Incas considered this a special place. In the upper sector, the stupendous ruins of Pisac dominate the broad alluvial valley floor: less than an hour by bus from Cusco, this is a ...
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Alternative tourism cusco

11 October 2016
Alternative tourism cusco

In the past few years, the city of Cusco has evolved as far as concepts of service quality, as well as in the quantity and diversity of offer and demand of more specific services is concerned. A few years ago, the visitor who got to Cusco had the city, sacred valley and Machu Picchu as only options for visits. Today, this changed ...
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The Inca Trail in seven steps

29 August 2016
The Inca Trail in seven steps

43 kilometers of forest and fog. Old stone steps and majestic views. In the end, an incomparable reward: Machu Picchu

There are many roads leading to Machu Picchu, but none like the Inca Trail.

 

The most popular among travelers and the most famous across America. From Cusco, 43 kilometers of track between forests and dense fog, ancient stone steps and majestic views. At the end is the ...
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Welcome to Cusco Festivities

26 August 2016
Welcome to Cusco  Festivities

Welcome to Cusco – Festivities

Cusco was the birthplace and cradle of the great Inca Empire, and today it is the historical and archaeological capital of Latin America. The city superlatively represents the image ...
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historic sanctuary of machu picchu

12 August 2016
historic sanctuary of machu picchu

Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu


This master work is the maximun representation of the great impulse of the spirit of a very highly developed culture which worshipped the elements and nature, building an offering to humanity in the andean mountain tops, in a sort of faithful act, clearly leaving ...
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Tribes of the Amazon

27 July 2016
Tribes of the Amazon

"I say truly to your highness that these people are the most insolent that i have seen in all the time that i have traveled in the indies and engaged in their conquest."

-Captain Hernando de Benavente on the jivaro indians, March 25,1550, to the royal Audiencia of spain.

It was Francisco Orellana, a spanish conquistador in Gonzalo Pizarro's expedition, who first got close up ...
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Inca Trail Booking Policies

07 July 2016
Inca Trail Booking Policies
  • Book Online your Inca Trail ASAP with tour operator company. There are two types of companies that will try and sell you an Inca trail package: registered tour operators and middle men, otherwise known as endosars. The registered tour operators are a small quantity that run, sell, and operate their own Inca Trail Tours. 
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Inca Trail Tour Operator 2016 2017

28 June 2016
Inca Trail Tour Operator 2016 2017

All Inca Trail companies managing the Inca Trail must be certified and have an Inca Trail operators license. This license is issued annually each January. There are currently 210 registered operators (2016 - 2017), with new agencies springing up each year. Many of these tour companies, however, may only operate a trek a couple of times a month during ...
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The Southern Coast

27 May 2016
The Southern Coast

Peru's southern coast is a strange mix of barren desert and teeming sea. It's a parched landscape left arid by the icy air of the humboldt ocean current, a phenomenon which contrastingly endows the water with an opulent supply of marine life, much of which is protected in coastal wildlife reserves.

 

Boobies, penguins, and flamingos fluff feathers, while sea lions bounce off rocks to swim in the chilly waters. Even ...
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Sanctuary of Machu Picchu

11 May 2016
Sanctuary of Machu Picchu

The archeological park of Machu Picchu covers a wide spread territory inside the district of Machu Picchu, province of Urubamba, department of Cusco, it has a highly steep configuration and was populated by many groups in the past.

 

These people were gear components of large administrative machinery one nation, one state, with laws, authorities hierarchically ordered and towns connected by road networks.

 

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The Sacred Valley of the Incas and Machu Picchu

10 May 2016
The Sacred Valley of the Incas and Machu Picchu

The most important riverfor its flow and length in the department of Cusco (where, Machu Picchu is located) is called Huillcamayu (or willka-mayu) and Urubamba too.

 

This river is originated in la Raya (boundary of the departments of Cusco and Puno) more than 4000 meters above sea level. One of the most important tributaries of the Vilcanota river, for its ...
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Archaelogical Complex of Sacsaywaman

11 April 2016
Archaelogical Complex of Sacsaywaman

(2km. North-East of the city of Cusco or 5 minutes by car in the direction of pisac (Sacred Valley of the incas).Visits: every day from 7:00 am. to 6:00 pm).

 

Sacsaywaman is the archaelogical complex with the largest surface within the urban limits of the ancient incan Cusco.The walls which are its main feature are oriented towards the east and none of the constructions built ...
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Cusco and Sacred Valley

15 March 2016
Cusco and Sacred Valley

Nothing says "Cusco" quite like a sweater, shawl, poncho or scarf woven from the hair of the cute and cuddly alpaca.

Andean Cuisine: Where else in the world will you find roasted cuy (guinea pig) and alpaca steaks rubbing shoulders on fine dining menu?

 

Inca Architecture: How did the Inca construct stone walls so precisely using 15 century technology, how could they position a temple so it would be iluminated best ...
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Packing

07 March 2016
Packing

For sightseeing, casual clothing and good walking shoes are desirable and appropiate, and most cities don't requiere formal clothes, even for evenings. If you are doing business in Peru, you'll need the same attire you would wear in U.S. and European cities: For men, suits and ties, for women, suits for day wear, and for evening, depending on the occasion -ask your host or hostess- a cocktail dress or ...
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The Best of Peru

19 January 2016
The Best of Peru

Peru is legendary among world travelers looking for new experiences. A stunningly endowed, Peru offers much more than most short trips can hope to take in: charming Andean highlands towns with colonial architecture; remote jungle lodges in the Amazon basin; soaring snowcapped mountains and volcanoes; a 3220 Km (2000 mile) Pacific coastline; and, of course, the legacies of the Inca and other sophisticated pre-Columbian civilizations. The following lists are ...
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Circuitos de trekking

13 January 2016
Circuitos de trekking

Archaeological circuit of Cusco

Comprises the areas of Sacsayhuaman, Qenko, Puca Pucara and Tambomachay. This is a moderate level trek and allows you to walk through the highway. This trek last about 3 to 4 hours and starts from the Saphy Street, near the main square. It goes through the neighborhood of Kolkampata to take the ascendant staggered zigzag that continues the course of the river Saphi. You only need ...
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Peru Amazon

05 January 2016
Peru Amazon

The Southeastern Jungle gives access to three of the world's best natural reserves: the manu reserve, the National Park of Bahuaja-Sonene, and the Tambopata Reserve-Candamo. The combination contains six millon acres, making it the largest natural reserve of its kind on the planet. More than 1,250 different species of butterflies, 20,000 types of plants, 1,000 species ofbirda (13% of the world total), 200 varieties of mammals (7% of the ...
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Tour Operators

21 December 2015
Tour Operators

Who's Who

There is no shortage of companies selling tours to Peru, but not all of them have the same level of experience and reputation. Most U.S. Canadian, and British tour companies offering trips to Peru merely sell tours that are designed and run by Peruvian operators. However, there are international companies that run their own shows in Peru, notably Orient Express. Others send a trip leader ...
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Food in Peru

17 December 2015
Food in Peru

When peruvians talk about comida criolla or tipical food, they are not talking about just one thing. This is a vast country, and dishes on the table in coastal Trujillo might be now here in mountainous Cusco. And all best are off once you reach placeslike Iquitos, where the surrounding jungle yields exotic flavors.

 

The Capital

Lima cooks up the wides variety of Peruvian and international food. One of the most ...
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Cusco Experience

30 November 2015
Cusco Experience

Being in Cusco is living history.

You will be amazed at the legacy of the Incas when you visit the ancient buildings built entirely of stone, such as the Qoricancha, the palace of the Inca Roca, the Saqsayhuaman fortress, as well as the time you visit the archaeological sites of Qenqo, Pukapukara and Tambomachay.

 

You will be dazzled by the Andean Baroque structures from the colonial Period like the Catedral and ...
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Eco Tourism

13 November 2015
Eco Tourism

Eco tourism is defined as travel to areas of natural and ecological significance to learn about the enviroment and observe wildlife, usually under the guidance of a naturalist. Sustainment is the key. By visisting these areas you bring money there, learn more about the places, and help preserve them for future generations.

Logging and deforestation are aimed at quick from it rather than a sustaining the enviroment. Over-fishing in the ...
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Pisac Market and Ruins

30 October 2015
Pisac Market and Ruins

Pisac Market

Pisac's famous market-held each Tuesday, Thursday, and Sunday draws locals and tourists. Fruits, vegetables and grains share the stage with ceramics, jewelry, and woolens on the central plaza and spill over into the side streets. Sellers set up shop about 9 AM on market days and start packing up at about 5 PM. The market is not so differen from many others you'll see around Peru, only larger. ...
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Peru at a Glance

28 October 2015
Peru at a Glance

The massive Andes mountain range divides the country down the middle, with dense jungle one one side covering 60 percent of Peru's landmass, and sandly desert edging the coast on the other side. Unique animal and plant life flourish across all regions, which are also dotted with magnificent examples of ancient civilizations including the Nazca Lines,Chan Chan, Chavín de Huántar, and Machu Picchu. The colonial monasteries and churches evoke ...
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Exploring the Inca Heartland

20 October 2015
Exploring the Inca Heartland

Cusco, now Peru's tourism capital, was once the majestic mountain capital of the Incas. Today, it is the ideal base to explore the various sites located in the aptly named Sacred Valley such as Pisac, Ollantaytambo, Tipón and Rumicolca. These sites and Machu Picchu, "The city in the cloud's", all showcase the Incas' Amazing graps of architecture and hydraulics. The circular terraces at Moray testify to their aptitude for ...
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Exploring the Northern Desert

09 October 2015
Exploring the Northern Desert

This long strip of land  stretches from the mangrove forest and sunny beaches of Tumbes to the warm desert valleys south of Trujillo. The city of Trujillo is also the base for visiting sites such as Chan Chan, Huaca del sol y de la luna, and Huanchaco. Treasures recovered from the Moche, Sican, and Chimu cultures can also be seen in museums a highligth being the Museo Tumbas Reales ...
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The Amazon Basin-Peru

06 October 2015
The Amazon Basin-Peru

The rainforest is the overwhelming attraction, with jungle towns, being essential gateways. River travel is customary and is a highlight of a visit. For premium wilflife viewing, a tour and rainforest lodge stay is ideal. in the south lies the Reserva de la biosfera de Manu, difficult and expensive to reach but one of the world's most protected rainforest reserves, nearby, the Rios Tambopata and Madre de Dios converge ...
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Walking Holidays to Peru

01 October 2015
Walking Holidays to Peru

Cusco

The popularity of the Inca Trail and the scarcity of available spots have led to the opening of several alternative hikes of varying length and difficulty.

 

The two-to seven-day Salkantay trek is named for the same named for the 6,270 meter (20,500 feet) peak of the same name.It begins at Mollepata, four hours by road from Cusco, and is a strenuous hike ...
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Inca Trail Permits

16 September 2015
Inca Trail Permits

There are 500 permits each day, from which approximately 200 are allocated to tourists and 300 to local staff such as Tour Guides, Porters and Cooks. Peruvian government is in charge of Inca Trail permit allocation. Click on the following Peruvian government link to check how many Inca Trail permits are still available: Ministerio de Cultura. You can choose your language clicking on flags on ...
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Inca Trail 2016

07 September 2015
Inca Trail 2016

It is very important to book this trek a good time in advance!!! As there are only 500 permits (Tour Guides, Porters and Cooks including) issued per day for the Inca Trail

 

A general recommendation on how long time in advance to book is:

  • If you like to hike in December, January or March: 4-6 weeks in advance
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Exploring Machu Picchu

04 August 2015
Exploring Machu Picchu

This remarkable state of preservation of Machu Picchu, with its superb interlacing masonry, satisfies even the most demanding visitor. This Inca city, comprising and upper and lower section with hourses, temples, fountains, plazas and agricultural terraces, clings to a mountain ridge, linked by scores of stairways and paths, and watered by natural springs. No other civilizations has managed to assemble so many colossal stone blocks so seamlessly. Cut with ...
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Machu Picchu & the Inca trail Planner

19 July 2015
Machu Picchu & the Inca trail Planner

When to Go to Machu Picchu

Winter (June through August) means cooler, drier weather in the Andean highlands, it is peak tourist season and coincides with summer vacations in North America and Europe. This time is the best though the busiest time to go on the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu or any kind of trekking holiday in the Andes. The wettest months in ...
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Galapagos and Machu Picchu

07 July 2015
Galapagos and Machu Picchu

Galapagos Islands

Known for its incredible mix of polar and tropical species, the Galapagos Islands - a UNESCO World Heritage Site - is a place where you can dive into the water and see penguins and tropical fish swimming side by side.

 

Composed almost exclusively of volcanic rock, the archipelago lies around 600 miles west of mainland Ecuador in the Pacific Ocean and consists of around 13 primary islands, ...
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Best Travel Destinations in Peru

30 June 2015
Best Travel Destinations in Peru

Peruvian Amazon

The Peruvian Amazon covering some 60% of Peru, the amazon jungle features on many people's itineraries - hardly surprising considering the variety of landscapes and wildlife that can be captured on camera. Lush vegetation, dense jungle and waterways harbor millions of different species, alligators and thoushand of types of birds and fish. There are two main gateways into the heart of the Amazon: Iquitos ...
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Ica Attractions

24 June 2015
Ica Attractions

Ica

Good wineries in the desert

Only four hours from Lima, it offers a variety of marine life, interesting museums, beaches, and dunes, particularly vineyards: good wine and Pisco for Peru and the wolrd. The gastronomy is varied and delicious in this land of fiestas and popular religious devotion.

Ica is a region known for having a great historical legacy from which emerged important pre-Columbian civilizations. The city of deserts, beaches, oases ...
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Inca Trail Trek 4 Days 3 Nights - Itinerary

15 June 2015
Inca Trail Trek 4 Days 3 Nights - Itinerary

The following is typical of the group-organized 4-days/ 3 nights shedule along the Inca Trail

 

Day 1 .- Trekkers arrive from Cusco, either by train, getting off at the midway stop. Ollantaytambo, or Km 88, the preferred method of transport for many groups. (Starting at Km 82 doesn't add appreciable distance to the trail). After crossing the Rio Urubamba (Vilcanota), the first gentle ascent of the ...
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Hiking to Machu Picchu

08 June 2015
Hiking to Machu Picchu

The popularity of the Inca Trail and the scarcity of available spots have led to the opening of several alternative hikes of varying length and difficulty.

 

The three to five day Salkantay Trek is named for the 6,270 meter (20,500 feet) peak of the same name. It begins at Mollepata, four hours by road from Cusco, and is a strenuous hike that ...
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Corpus Christi Cusco Peru

05 June 2015
Corpus Christi Cusco Peru

The Incas  once paraded the mummies of dead Incas rulers through the streets, but since colonial times the ritual has been borigly changed. Sixty days after Easter Sunday 15 images of saints and virgins arrive from and throughout Cusco to greet the body of Christi, which is kept in a gold tavernacle that stands 1.2 m / 3.9 feet tall

 

The purpose of Corpus Christi is to proclaim and enhance ...
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Hiking the Inca Trails in the Sacred Valley

13 May 2015
Hiking the Inca Trails in the Sacred Valley

Energetic travelers with a fierce desire to get outdoors and excercise their legs in the Sacred Valley can do much more than the standard ruins treks and even the Inca Trail, though the latter is certainly the best known and, perhaps, most rewarding trek in the area (if not in all Peru). Other trails are consderably less populated, so if you are looking for isolation in the Andes, give ...
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Classic Inca Trail to Machu Picchu 4 Days Cusco

01 May 2015
Classic Inca Trail to Machu Picchu 4 Days Cusco

The Classic Inca Trail to Machu Picchu 4 Days or hiking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu is the most famous and popular Machu Picchu hike and even one of the most favourite treks in the world. Discover one of the most pristine landscapes of Peru and experience an Andean journey to the Sanctuary of Machu Picchu. Hike the Inca Trail through high mountain passes, highland meadows and tropical ...
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Peru Travel Packages

22 April 2015
Peru Travel Packages

Peru is legendary among world travelers looking for new experiences. A stunningly endowed country, Inca Trail Machu offers much more than most short trips can hope to take in: charming Andean highlands towns with colonial architecture (Lima, Cuzco, Ayacucho, Puno and Arequipa); remote jungle lodges in the Amazon basin (Manu, Iquitos, Puerto Maldonado); soaring snow capped mountains and volcanoes; a 3,220 km (2,000 mile) ...
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Inca Trail Packages & Peru Travel and Tours

14 April 2015
Inca Trail Packages & Peru Travel and Tours

Peru Travel and Tours

If you decide to visit Peru for a holidays and have the time to discover the highlights of many of these special regions there are several tour packages Inca Trail Machu offers that take you into the remote areas of the Amazon Jungle, many great coastal regions, the starkly stunning and mystical desert areas of the Nazca Lines and Ica, the magnificent Andes mountains and it's ...
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Salkantay Trek Peru

09 April 2015
Salkantay Trek Peru

Salkantay Trek Peru

Various treks involve routes from Salkantay Mountain: one joins the Inca Trail at Huayllabamba, then proceeds as before on the main Trail through Wiñay Wayna to Machu Picchu. To get to Salkantay, you have to start in Mollepata, north west of Cusco on the Apurimac valley, Salkantay to Machu Picchu take five nights or three nights or ...
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How to book the Inca Trail

09 April 2015
How to book the Inca Trail

For the sake of maintaining the Inca Trail and its surroundings, the Peruvian authorities now limit the number of Inca Trail trekking permits to 500 a day, including hikers, guides, porters and other support staff. Permits frequently sell out various months before and you have to reserve well in advance to obtain your place, especially if you want to go in high season between June and ...
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Inca Trail Tour Operator 2015

09 April 2015
Inca Trail Tour Operator 2015

All companies managing the Inca Trail must be certified and have an Inca Trail operators license. This license is issued annually each December. There are currently 188 registered operators (2015), with new agencies springing up each year. Many of these companies, however, may only operate a trek a couple of times a month during the high season and these ...
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Machu Picchu

07 April 2015
Machu Picchu

The Lost City of the Incas

Since Hiram Bingham "Re-Discover" Machu Picchu in 1911. the site has captured the imagination of much of the world and is, perhaps, the single feature which people commonly identify with Peru

Machu Picchu was not really The lost City of the Incas because most of the indian residents of the zone knew about the site when Bingham arrived ...
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Hiking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

06 April 2015
Hiking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

Hiking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu - The Incas built a highly advanced system of nearly 40,000 kilometers of trails, to connect the far corners of their large empire that extended from Quito in Ecuador down to Santiago in Chile and east to Mendoza in Argentina. Cuzco was the heart of this important empire. Practically all of the main ...
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Alternative treks to the Inca Trail

02 April 2015
Alternative treks to the Inca Trail

Classic Inca Trail

The Classic Inca Trail to Machu Picchu is one of top treks in the world! The trek offers a 4 day journey through Andes including amazing views of snowy peaks, hardly accessible, but impressive Inca ruins and the overwhelming Inca city of Machu Picchu. This hike is very popular, which unfortunately makes it a bit crowdy. For that reason, the ...
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Inca Trail Tours

30 March 2015
Inca Trail Tours

The Inca Trail is one of the most remarkable achievements of the golden age of the Inca and Pre-Inca civilization and perphaps its greatest mystery is Machu Picchu. Each year it is the goal for an increasing number of visitors but few make the journey along the ancient Inca Trail which is a part of a network of at least 30,000 ...
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How long is the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu?

21 March 2015
How long is the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu?

The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu is 42 kms (26 miles). Campsites along the Inca Trail are assigned by the Ministerio de Cultura and Sernarp and for this reason it is difficult to determine the distance to be covered in a day but expect to walk 6 to 7 hours per day for the first three days and the last day 2 ...
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Inca Trail Availability

20 March 2015
Inca Trail Availability

Inca Trail Availability - A quick explanation of Inca trail permits: when the Inca Trail is fully booked, it means no travel agency can booked it. This is because the booking system of the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu is managed by the Ministry of Culture of Peru!

 

This is the Inca Trail's website, which is the government organization administering the selling ...
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Machu Picchu and Inca Trail

18 March 2015
Machu Picchu and Inca Trail

Machu Picchu

The two words that are synonymous with Peru evoke images of centuries-old Inca emperors and rituals. Yet no one knows for certain what purpose this mountain to citadel served or why it was abandoned. Machu Picchu is an easy day trip from Cuzco, but an overnight in Aguas Calientes or Ollantaytambo gives you more time to explore and devise your own theories.

 

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