Incas

Holidays in Peru…2019 Calendar

inti raymi ceremony cusco peru

Cusco loves a parade…check your travel dates against the 2019 holiday calendar and see if you will be around for a celebration. Date Holiday Name Brief Description January 1 New Years Day New Year’s Day January 6 Three Wise Men Day Known as Reyes Magos in Peru March 3 Carnavales A day celebrated with beautiful…

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February: Time for us to Learn, Grow and Celebrate

alpaca expeditions enjoy on sacred valley

Since Alpaca Expeditions was formed  in 2012, every February when the Inca Trail  is closed for maintenance, we take advantage of the quiet and organize several activities to strengthen our skills and even more importantly, to celebrate. The celebration comes first. We begin with an awesome soccer tournament between our porters, guides, cook and office…

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Our Inca Trail Porters First Visit to Machu Picchu

Our Inca Trail Porters First Visit to Machu Picchu

Our Inca Trail Porters First Visit to Machupicchu The Inca Trail is closed in February due to heavy rains, government maintenance and the cleaning of the Trail. Alpaca Expeditions took the opportunity during this off month to create lots of activities such as, cleaning the trail for the Lares trek, the Huchuy Qosqo Trail, Inca…

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Alpaca Expeditions Never Stops Learning

At Alpaca Expeditions, we understand that there is always room to grow and learn – we really strive to be the best within our industry in order to best serve you, our customers. Of course, our entire team believes in this ideology, including our guides.  While they are all experts in the Inca history, there…

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Great Books About Machu Picchu

National Georgraphic came out with another great list of suggested books to read before visiting or while visiting Machu Picchu.  Of course Turn Right at Machu Picchu has been on best sellers list and is really popular with many travelling.  Some have even thanked their Alpaca guide with a copy of the book (Thank you…

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