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Alpaca Expeditions Porters on Netflix

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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Our Inca Trail Porters First Visit to Machu Picchu

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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Helping Our Community

  Alpaca Expeditions was created with a focus on our community.  There are lots of companies that trek the Andes, but unfortunately many of the companies do not seem to remember their roots and what makes our culture so special.  And too many people have forgotten about those in need.  We have always done things…

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Thank you Green Machine

As those of you who have already trekked with us know, we lovingly call our hardest workers, OUR PORTERS, the Green Machine.  These guys work endlessly to make sure that every Alpaca trekker is well taken care of, well fed, well rested and just loving their hike through the Andes. As we celebrate today the…

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