psychological-benefits-trekking
Hikers around the world know that walking in nature is not only good for physical health, but for mental health as well. Walking through the woods while observing colorful birds and foliage, feeling the air in the face, sitting next to a blue lake and listening to a soothing running stream simply clear our mind and...
Read More
trekking-poles-pros-cons
If you hike often, you might see some hikers using trekking poles. But the importance of the trekking poles has been much debated.  Like every great discussion, there are pros and cons regarding the subject. The hiking community is split on the need for this gear, so the decision truly depends on you. In Explorandes we give...
Read More
inca trail peru walk itself
Many people wonder why we take one more day to do the Inca Trail. If you can do it in 4 days, as 95% of tour operators do, why do it in 5? Our route has been thought about, designed and developed over more than 43 years since we first opened the route for the...
Read More
Hiking-Boots-tips
If you’re gearing up for a hike, the most important piece of gear you can buy is a good pair of hiking boots. On Peruvian trails, you’ll likely tackle uneven terrain strewn with rocks and roots and it can be for long periods. So you need sturdy but comfortable footwear to protect your feet and provide...
Read More
practices-sustainable-tourism-explorandes
Tourism in one of the biggest activities of enjoyment around the world. However, this can come at a cost. If tourism is done without responsability it can cause many negative effects to the environment and, in consequence, to the community. That is whay the concept of ecotourism is gaining popularity very quickly among the travellers of...
Read More
trekking-peru-injuries-explorandes
It is not uncommon to read about rescue teams saving hikers from dangerous spots. Frequently, this is due to a lack of proper preparation on the side of the walkers. They were not prepared for the weather conditions, didn’t have a map or the necessary trekking gear. On the other hand, sometimes accidents just happen. But...
Read More
1 2 3 17