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By Gel Evangelista (Guest Alpaca Blogger) There are times when the hunt for adventure will bring us to a trail of new places that have yet to be appreciated by everyone. Most will go to big cities in Europe and the United States, but what they don’t know is that there is more to explore…

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Rainbow Mountain Trek

Rainbow Mountain Trek, Ausangate & Machu Picchu 4 Days, 3 Nights 4 DAYS / 3 NIGHTS $750 USD per person LODGING TYPE Camping GROUP SIZE Up to 12 SERVICE LEVEL Group ACTIVITY LEVEL Challenging Reserve Your Spot Rainbow Mountain Trek, Ausangate + Machu Picchu – 4 Days / 3 Nights Alpaca Expedition created the Ausangate…

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By Nolan Faherty In order to prepare for any trek to Machu Picchu, you need to practice. While there may be workout programs and training schedules to prepare your body, the best thing you can do is get outside and hike! Find a local trail near you and begin by taking walks with some friends. …

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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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Introducing our new route to Rainbow Mountain

You may have recently noticed in popular social media and on the Internet the discovery of a fascinating new destination in the high Andes which is being referred to as the Rainbow Mountains of Peru. This mountain range is well-hidden in a tucked away area in the middle of the glacial mountains of the Vilcanota…

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The Majestic Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu - Machu picchu tours

  The Salkantay Trek is the #1 Alternative Trek to the Inca Trail for several very good reasons.  The landscapes are absolutely magnificent and nature abounds, encompassing five different ecosystems which you will pass through during this trek. You will start with snow-capped glacial mountains dominated by Apu Salkantay at nearly 21,000 feet above sea…

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stars view salkantay trek

The Inca Trail Sky | For those of you booked with us on one of our Alternative Treks, we have now added Telescopes to our campsites (one campsite on each trek). See how the Peruvian skies differ from your sky at home. Learn about our constellations and why the Incas relied on them so much…

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Congratulations Graduating Class of Wakatinku Village

Over a year ago we started working with Wakatinku village and always focused on helping their school and schoolchildren. We have installed computers and internet in the school and sponsored a teacher to make sure their English and math education continued – and it has been such a pleasure to watch these kids grow 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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