The Inca Trail is arguably one of the most famous trails to hike in the world and as someone who loves to stray from the beaten path when traveling I was wary that I would find the trail to be a cliched tourist attraction instead of the awe inspiring history filled journey it is promised...
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Embark on an Andes trek and discover a show of beauty only Mother Nature could deliver. There are vivid green valleys laced with pools of water so clear they’re like mirrors to the sky above. Find turquoise lagoons made even more beautiful by the soaring glacial peaks that rise above them. Ascend mountains striped with...
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getting mountains travelling cusco
So you’ll travel to Cusco in November? Most of our travelers have doubts about going to Cusco during this month, mostly because it marks the beginning of the rainy season (which is springtime in the southern hemisphere) and they don’t know much about what Cusco has to offer during the low season. 1) There is...
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what is qhapaq ñam
In order to transport and trade goods, better move armies across their territories, and carry messages between population centers, the Incas built an extensive road network across the empire. This system became one of the most extraordinary feats of engineering in the world and helped transform the Incas into the largest empire in South America. In fact,  it was a...
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[:en] Choquequirao is an Incan site located near the Salkantay in the spurs of the Vilcabamba mountain range in Santa Teresa district, La Convención Province of the Cusco Region. The region is characterized by mountain topography and covered with Amazonian flora and fauna of great diversity. Choquequirao is at an elevation of 3,050 m and has 1,800 hectares, of which only 30–40% is excavated. Choquequirao means “cradle...
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[:en] In order to fully enjoy the Inka Trail trek, having the right gear is a must. However, to choose the right equipment you should take into account the time of year, general weather conditions, and the maximum altitude of the trek. In picking your equipment, note that a properly packed backpack is light and includes...
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