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  But some of these sites do not publish reviews of “multi-day” day tours – trying to avoid large travel companies from using the…

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First of all, Happy New Year to everyone.  Sorry we have been neglectful of our blog, but we were busy securing all our permits for 2014 and doing a little travelling ourselves.  As man you are booking your treks and visits to Machu Picchu now, many people wonder about hiking Huaynapicchu and why there are…

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So many of you have taken time out of your day to write amazing reviews about your experience with Alpaca Expeditions on websites like TripAdvisor and Lonely Planet.  This is something that is so appreciated by us.  It’s an honor to us just to be chosen as your tour operator.  We hope that each and…

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National Georgraphic came out with another great list of suggested books to read before visiting or while visiting Machu Picchu.  Of course Turn Right at Machu Picchu has been on best sellers list and is really popular with many travelling.  Some have even thanked their Alpaca guide with a copy of the book (Thank you…

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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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Trekking to Machu Picchu has become more popular than ever.  Peru has now become a hot spot for travellers, which has been amazing, but it has also caused a lot of people to create tourism companies selling treks and other adventure trips around the country.  We understand that it can be overwhelming to choose among…

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