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The Inca Trail Trek is a dream of many Trekkers! Before embarking on your Inca Trail trip of a lifetime, it’s important to take care of basics and determine what to bring for your trek. Alpaca Expeditions has made countless treks into the Andes with travelers from all over the world. We have a good…

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salkantay trek 5 days

Of course this is our most popular question – what will the weather be like on the trek? While we can’t answer this specifically, we can give you the general guidelines of weather in this region and on your particular trek. The most important thing to know is there are only two seasons in Cusco:…

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Machu picchu route from cusco

In 2013 Alpaca Expeditions had a trekker on the Classic Inca Trail Trek named Rusty Rayner. Rusty has a website development and graphic design company in based in Rockledge, Florida in the USA. Rusty had traveled to over 30 countries prior to his trip to Peru, but he felt that his Inca Trail trek was…

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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  But some of these sites do not publish reviews of “multi-day” day tours – trying to avoid large travel companies from using the…

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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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