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Address: Machu Picchu, Peru
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5-Day Salkantay Trek and Machu Picchu Tour from Cusco

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The most physically demanding thing I have ever done - nothing can prepare you for all those uneven stairs and the uncertainty of how the altitude will affect you. I was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 2, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015 NEW

The most physically demanding thing I have ever done - nothing can prepare you for all those uneven stairs and the uncertainty of how the altitude will affect you. I was suffering with a GI issue and had a fever for the first 2 days of hiking - so not a lot of fun there. Toilets are bad and in... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

Probably the most memorable trip of my life. The breathtaking path through the Andian lanscapes was spectacular! It also changed our life and the way we spend holidays, as after this trip we started to go hiking on mountains instead of (boring) beach holidays. The only negative thing was the toilets (disgusting). Otherwise - it was fantastic! Good food, nice... More 

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Grayling, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

the hike was pretty hard and i trained and do tri's so this is no walk in the park. if your not in great shape take more days to do it you will enjoy it better, we did it in 3 days 2 nights.

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Cusco, Peru
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

this is the most amazing hike to the wonder of the world, from the start until the end of the trek you can enjoy the ladescapes, so many inca ruins, as well the food provided on the way is so delicious, very friendly people, funniest tour guides.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

This place is incredible. We did our 3N/4D trek with Peru Treks (perutreks.com) and they did a great job. Our guide was extremely knowledgeable, took great care of all of the logistics, and the food was excellent. Their attention to detail allowed me and my friend to really focus on the scenery, the story, the environment, and the culture. This... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

Hi All - My overall experience on the inca trail was poor. Despite recommendations please reconsider your decision. Alpha tour group who wore Fluorescent green from my own observations were amazing and helped me a few times. On the dead women's pass day 2 they even had porters ready with warm tea and snacks for their clients. On the 2nd... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

Try this choose at you way back. the view and the feeling to walk on this trail is unique. Please take water and company with you do not do it alone. Also do it if you have enough time because it is going to take your strength off. IT IS WORTH IT. JUST DO IT

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San Ramon, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

We just completed the short (1-day) trek on the classic Inca trail. One word summary - Wow ! We are a group of middle-aged guys. After considering the 4-day long trek along the trail, we (wisely, for us) chose the 1-day trek. Our whole tour was thru SA expeditions, the inca trail itself thru Wayki treks. We had a great... More 

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Mount Pleasant, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We used Tucanos Travel Agency and they did a great job. The porters were wonderful, food was great. Our guide, Dario Herrera Guispe got us thru the 2nd day with gusto. He was quite a history buff and always showing us interesting things on the trail. Thanks D!

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Orlando
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42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We chose Andina for our "Classic Inc Trail" based on their responsive communications during the planning stages and our expectations were exceeded. As much as you read and prepare it all remains a mystery until you actually experience it. Our first pleasant surprise was to learn during our pre-hike briefing the night before that we would be part of a... More 

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