Hiking the Inca Trail When Time is Tight

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Spending a week or longer in Peru and enjoying majestic sites like Machu Picchu is ideal, but some travelers don’t have the time to devote to long-term excursions. Fortunately, Alpaca Expeditions offers a two-day/one-night trek on the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. Sure, having a week to explore the mountain wilderness would be amazing, but…

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Salkantay Hike Challenges and Delights Travelers

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The Salkantay hike was once a “secret” way to Machu Picchu compared to the more widely known Inca Trail. However, now the hike is at the top of the list for alternative routes to Machu Picchu. Discover the unique adventure that awaits you with Alpaca Expeditions’ Salkantay Trek. Our popular hike includes the Glass Cabañas…

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Lares Trek Includes Inca Ruins and More

Looking for a once-in-a-lifetime hiking trip to take with other hiking enthusiasts? If you have four days to spare for an incredible adventure, you’ll want to learn about our Lares Trek to Machu Picchu. The Lares Trek includes four days and three nights filled with history, culture, and breathtaking hikes. The trek is moderately difficult,…

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Machu Picchu Hike Brings You Close to Nature

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Machu Picchu has long attracted travelers from all over the globe. Perched high in the Andean Mountains of Peru, this historic 15th century citadel Inca site is a site to behold. Since its 1911 discovery, travelers have made the trek to the royal estate to witness its buildings and arresting views. While Machu Picchu is…

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Machu Picchu Hiking Tours Include Camping

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Many people look forward to visiting the historic site of Machu Picchu. However, outdoor enthusiasts also strive to explore some of the regional landscapes and even traverse part of the Inca Trail. Alpaca Expeditions has long featured extensive week-long hiking tours on the Inca Trail, but we also have shorter trips meant for travelers with…

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Hike the Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu

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Hikers who love a challenge are heading to the Salkantay Pass for an unforgettable outdoor adventure. Machu Picchu is, of course, a renowned cultural site that attracts visitors from all over the globe, but increasing numbers of travelers are looking to combine their visit with a world-class hiking experience. The Salkantay Trek is a once-in-a-lifetime…

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Discover the Beautiful Humantay Lagoon

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Taking the trip of a lifetime requires careful planning. For some people, this trip might be relaxing in an exotic location. Others crave a more active trip that includes exploring nature’s beauty. They want to encounter sights so spectacular that they won’t ever forget the journey. Adventurers feel the adrenaline rush of seeing and experiencing…

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What to Bring on Your Inca Trail Trek

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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 understanding of the travel essentials you should include on your…

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Experience the Ultimate Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu

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Immerse yourself in the rich Andean culture by embarking on the Ultimate Salkantay Trek to historic Machu Picchu with Alpaca Expeditions. Whether you’re an outdoor enthusiast or a history buff, this trek promises to enrich your understanding of the region and provide you with an unforgettable travel experience complemented by visually arresting views and world-class…

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Why the Inca Trail Allows Only 500 People Per Day

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Machu Picchu is one of the most sought-after hikes in the entire world. People travel from all over the globe to see this national point of pride. So, why has the Peruvian government placed a limit on the number of people who can experience the Inca Trail each day? Why Limits Are Necessary Rediscovered in…

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