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Creators Luis Ara and Alexandra Hardorf created a beautiful Netflix docuseries, Magical Andes, about the Andes Mountain range and the mysteries behind them. They traveled from Chile to Argentina to create the series, with many stops along the way including in Cusco, Peru. If you have the chance to watch this beautiful series, make sure to…

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Written by lolleroll Original article published at https://lolleroll.com/2017/08/07/machu-picchu-peru-the-2d1n-inca-trail-full-review/ I must’ve seen at least a hundred photographs which look exactly like this one I took of Machu Picchu before I booked my flight from Hong Kong to Lima. This sight itself would’ve been impressive enough to make the 30-hour long journey worthwhile. But even though my newest wide-angle…

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Inca Trail tour group with Alpaca expeditions

The Inca Trail’s new season starts TODAY, March 1st, 2016. Ever since Machu Picchu earned the distinction of being one of the New Seven Wonders of the World in 2007, its popularity has been increasing steadily and we are seeing people from every possible corner of the world now in Peru sporting trekking poles and…

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Our Inca Trail Porters First Visit to Machu Picchu

They are from the community of Wakawasi located in the Lares Valley – all of them native Quechua-language-speakers who had never been to Machu Picchu even though they had trekked the Inca Trail hundreds of times. Wakawasi porters were the most organized and responsible porters in 2014. In total there were 65 people who went…

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teach safety tours with alpaca expedition travel agency

By Lisa McClendon Sims The Inca Trail is closed for maintenance during the month of February which gives our busy guides the opportunity to do some additional training and community service projects. In addition to Culinary Classes for our chefs and a Beautification Project on the Huchuy Qosqo Trail this month, our guides all met…

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We have been so lucky to have so many of our clients post amazing reviews about their experiences with us on sites like TripAdvisor, Lonely Planet and other travel forums out there.  But some of these sites do not publish reviews of “multi-day” day tours – trying to avoid large travel companies from using the…

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Actually our web developer was hacked and all 20 of her websites she developed is down – so we definitely feel for her.  But www.alpacaexpeditions.com will not be back up and running until Monday.  We are so sorry for the inconvenience.  But trust us, we are working just as hard as ever to make sure…

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Sacred Valley with Machu Picchu tours cusco

Welcome to May everyone! We have officially entered the heart of the busiest time for tourism in this area. Many of you have treks coming up shortly and we just wanted to remind you of some key preparation points. Cusco will begin getting overwhelmed with tourists and places will be booked.  Make sure you have…

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