My flight was booked! My dream of hiking the Inca Trail, and walking through the sun gate to Machu Picchu was finally becoming a reality. But then, the reality hit me. I have never done an overnight hike before! What do I pack? How do I get into shape? Is it safe? Do I go […]
Planning a little solo jaunt across the land? If this is your first time planning your virgin solo adventure, I understand completely how excited and nervous you are. I was once in your shoes. Before you slap on your backpack and march out that door, here’s a small checklist of things you might want to […]
So you've decided to hike Machu Picchu? Well great! There's no doubt that you're in for the experience of a lifetime. However, the truth of the matter is that now you've got some additional decisions to make. You see, there's more than one route to arrive to the world-famous Inca site, and even once you've […]
Adventure lovers can have an absolute blast in a land so jam packed full of vast geological contrasts. For many Peru visitors their journey begins in Cuzco, the heart of the Inca Empire where most people spend the first part of their trip hiking past Inca fortresses, over stunning mountain passes on the way to Machu Picchu. A popular choice is to cycle through the Sacred Valley of the Incas where you can get up close and personal with local Peruvian wildlife, or sea kayak across Lake Titicaca to isolated reed island villages to spend time with indigenous families.
Highlights from the Jaguar 4 day Machu Picchu Trek via your choice of the Inca Trail or the Lares Trail to Machu Picchu. How to choose the right option for you.
You've done it… You've finally decided to book your Inca Trail trek. You've most likely been planning for a while now: reading about various hikers’ past experiences, reviewing different tour companies, heading to the gym for the occasional leg workout, and Googling photos of Machu Picchu for inspiration. You stop for a moment to let the […]