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Machu Picchu wedding and trek

In 2019 our friends hired Carlos and his team to organize their wedding at Machu Picchu. Carlos... read more

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Peru Summit were AMAZING!!! They created a bespoke 3 day trip for us and given it was private, it... read more

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Reviewed July 8, 2019 via mobile

From the moment I contacted Carlos (months before the hike) he was more than helpful! He answered very quickly and detailed all my questions regarding the trek and even other stuff regarding traveling through Cusco.

Having read the amazing web page they have and given the professional response Carlos showed, I did not doubt to hire this company for our Salkantay 5 day trek. And I am more than satisfied with this decision!

The trek itself was amazing! I wish I could go back and do it all again! We were most of the trek alone on the trail, the camping sites were very calm and had amazing views. Everything was thoroughly organized: the food, the logistics of the tents, where we ate, the places to stop, the timing, etc!

The guide Juan Carlos, was amazing, his knowledge of the Incas and of the trail can only be outdone by his love for his job and the story of his country. Thanks JC for sharing these days with us!

Last but not least, the chefs and the horse man were awesome, food was spectacular and everything was thoroughly organized on every camp site!

Carlos thank you very much for this amazing experience! I hope we have the chance to do another trek soon!

Date of experience: June 2019
4  Thank flo_uy
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CarlosBordaR, Gerente at Peru Summit Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2020

Hello dear Florencia

We appreciate a lot for taking your time to share your experience about the trek we had in SALKANTAY TREK TO MACHU PICCHU 5 DAYS, which makes so happy to our Peru Summit Adventures crew and very happy to know that you had an amazing experience with us while exploring this popular trekking destination in Cusco. Delivering the local culture, history, cuisine, and leading you safely to every destination was a great pleasure and made with a passion, which is one of our main core values to create experiences of a lifetime.

Thank you so much for traveling with us and being part of Peru Summit Adventures experience. Hopefully, we see you again in our future journeys and we'll be waiting for you with our open arms.

Muchas Gracias---Thank you so very much

The Peru Summit Adventures Team

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Reviewed July 5, 2019

Me and my boyfriend chose to do this trek since we wanted to do something different - less touristy than Machu Pichu, but still get the opportunity to experience a grand Inka site. If you are thinking in the same way, I can highly recommend you to do this trek with Peru Summit. The crew was very professional and gave us a lot of information in advance on what to bring and how to prepare for this trek. Carlos contacted us and met us one day prior to the trek's beginning. We felt assured that they were keen on making us happy with our trip and also that they cared about our security.

We were really happy with our guide J-C. He was very knowledgeable, kind and could tell us a lot about Inka culture. Also the food was amazing. We got a wide variety of food, even for breakfast! It seemed like our chef had really planned the menu notoriously.

However, I highly recommend you to train and prepare yourself fir this trek in advance. We ourselves have some experience in trekking in Swedish mountains, but this is something else. We were a bit overwhelmed the first day when we realised the whole trail is basically first walking down a valley, then walking uphill for several hours until you reach the Inka site, and then walk back the same way. However, since we learned how hard this trek was, I think we enjoyed the Inka site even more when we arrived. If you are a little bit uncertain, perhaps it would be better to do the 5D trek to be sure you have enough time on the Inka site. However, we felt that it was enough with the 4D trek. We only visited the upper part of the site, but when walking there you can see the lower terrases from a distance.

Note that there are a lot of mosquitos here, so you need to make sure to bring a good repellent. Also, the trail is very hot during some parts. Make sure you bring a sunhat and sun lotion. One of the days I was really hot and decided to walk in shorts, for the nextcoming week I regret this decisions due to the multiple mosquiti bites I got.. So please wear long pants.

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank Maja M
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CarlosBordaR, Gerente at Peru Summit Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2020

Hello dear Maja M

We appreciate a lot for taking your time to share your experience about the trek we had in CHOQUEQUIRAO TREK 4 DAYS, which makes so happy to our Peru Summit Adventures crew and very happy to know that you had an amazing experience with us while exploring this less popular trekking destination in Cusco. Delivering the local culture, history, cuisine, and leading you safely to every destination was a great pleasure and made with a passion, which is one of our main core values to create experiences of a lifetime.

Thank you so much for traveling with us and being part of Peru Summit Adventures experience. Hopefully, we see you again in our future journeys and we'll be waiting for you with our open arms.

Muchas Gracias---Thank you so very much

The Peru Summit Adventures Team

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Reviewed June 21, 2019

We booked the 5D/4N Ausengate Trek with Peru Summit Adventures and it was a unique experience. Despite the breathtaking landscapes, the trip was very professionally organized: before starting the trek Carlos visited us in our hostel to explain all the details of the trek, the exact route, what's included and what's not, where we will sleep and how high we will go. At this point I'd like to underline his constant availability and prompt responses to any of our questions, which made a very good impression. The quality of the rented gear (hiking poles and sleeping bags) was outstanding, despite chilly temperatures especially at night, we did not freeze. Juan-Carlos, our guide was dedicated and professional throughout the whole tour, he has a huge knowledge of fauna and flora and a great sense of humor. Moreover, when we were short of oxygen at higher altitudes, he kept motivating us. The cooks, Julio-Cesar and Gustavo spoiled us with a variety of delicious meals, they even baked a cake without an oven...?! Francisco and his team of arrieros did an amazing job, they always arrived before us to the camp site in order to set up all the tents in advance and thus, made our stay as comfortable as possible. I would definitely book again with Peru Summit Adventures, it was a great experience.

Date of experience: June 2019
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CarlosBordaR, Gerente at Peru Summit Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2020

Hello dear Anna

We appreciate a lot for taking your time to share your experience about the trek we had in AUSANGATE TREK + RAINBOW MOUNTAIN 5 DAYS, which makes so happy to our Peru Summit Adventures crew and very happy to know that you had a fantastic experience with us while exploring this pristine trekking destination in Cusco. Delivering the local culture, history, cuisine, and leading you safely to every destination was a great pleasure and made with a passion, which is one of our main core values to create experiences of a lifetime.

Thank you so much for traveling with us and being part of Peru Summit Adventures experience. Hopefully, we see you again in our future journeys and we'll be waiting for you with our open arms.

Muchas Gracias---Thank you so very much

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Reviewed June 13, 2019

Recently along with some friends we walked the Salkantay Trek organised and guided by Peru Summit. Peru Summit were fantastic in every way. Everything was well thought through and very organised. Amongst the many highlights were our head cook Evangelio who was a genius in cooking three course meals over a fire in a single pot. What he managed to cook for us was extraordinary. He also made a birthday cake in a pot on my birthday which was an amazing effort over the campfire! Our guide Fernando was also brilliant. He took time to understand how we wanted to complete the trip as well as share his incredible knowledge on Peru including Peruvian political history. Carlos also went out of his way to make sure we had everything we need. Overall I highly recommend Peru Summit but make sure you are given the option to climb Huayna Picchu when in Machu Picchu. We weren't which our only dissapointment of the entire trip.

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank Daryl S
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CarlosBordaR, Gerente at Peru Summit Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2020

Hello dear Daryl

We appreciate a lot for taking your time to share your experience about the trek we had in SALKANTAY TREK TO MACHU PICCHU 5 DAYS, which makes so happy to our Peru Summit Adventures crew and very happy to know that you had an amazing experience with us while exploring this popular trekking destination in Cusco. Delivering the local culture, history, cuisine, and leading you safely to every destination was a great pleasure and made with a passion, which is one of our main core values to create experiences of a lifetime.

Thank you so much for traveling with us and being part of Peru Summit Adventures experience. Hopefully, we see you again in our future journeys and we'll be waiting for you with our open arms.

Muchas Gracias---Thank you so very much

The Peru Summit Adventures Team

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Reviewed June 6, 2019 via mobile

I did the 5 day Ausengate Trek (including the rainbow Mountain) with a friend, these 5 days were the best days on our trip so far. Carlos the owner met us twice before we started the trek. The first time was just because we wanna have some more informations about the trek, the second time we met with the other hikers and our guide JC for the briefing.
JC the guide was such a lovely, helpful and funny guy and he did his Job really well! He took care of us, helped the once which were fighting with the altitude and motivated us when ever we needed! The chef cook Julio Cesar und his assistant Gustavo created everytime fantastic meals and surprised us with beautiful creation and even backed some cake!
Last but not least our three horsemen Francisco, Dimas and Jenaro were the most funniest guys you can imagine. Whenever you saw them they were in a good mood!
Muchas gracias!!

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank lulomelo
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CarlosBordaR, Gerente at Peru Summit Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2020

Hello dear Lulomelo

We appreciate a lot for taking your time to share your experience about the trek we had in AUSANGATE TREK + RAINBOW MOUNTAIN 5 DAYS, which makes so happy to our Peru Summit Adventures crew and very happy to know that you had an amazing experience with us while exploring this pristine trekking destination in Cusco. Delivering the local culture, history, cuisine, and leading you safely to every destination was a great pleasure and made with a passion, which is one of our main core values to create experiences of a lifetime.

Thank you so much for traveling with us and being part of Peru Summit Adventures experience. Hopefully, we see you again in our future journeys and we'll be waiting for you with our open arms.

Muchas Gracias---Thank you so very much

The Peru Summit Adventures Team

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