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2013 Treks to Machu Picchu

As prospective Inca Trail trekkers learn, March begins the season for Inca Trail and alternative treks, and 2013 is starting off strong.  To begin the season, Raul Ccolque, owner of Alpaca Expeditions began with a little fiesta for the Mean Green Machine of Alpaca – our guides, porters and chefs. Everyone enjoyed some chicken, cervezas…

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Inca Trail Availability: 2013

The Inca Trail is extremely regulated by the National Park of Peru and only 500 permits are given to enter the trail each day. Even guides and porters need permits for the trek, so it really limits travellers from entering each day to about 200 people. Because of this and the popularity of this hike,…

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