Take an Inca Trail less traveled for a 7 day trek over mountains, across rivers, and through jungles to discover the secrets of the Peruvian people. Our trek was not only an adventure in itself, but it gave us a glimpse into the history, culture, and life of the Incas in the Andes mountains. And it gave us memories that will last a lifetime.
You've decided to visit Machu Picchu. Fantastic! It will be the adventure of a lifetime! Now down to the next important decision: what should you pack? It can be quite difficult to decide on what articles to bring in the limited space offered by your suitcase, but that's what we're here to help with.
Leah was yelling, scared to death that I had stopped breathing in my sleep. Apparently I was going longer and longer stretches without taking a breath, then finally gasping for air. Such was our welcome to Cusco, the city in the clouds, literally at 11,000 ft. above sea level, and prior capital of the Inca Empire.
Mountain Lodges of Peru has accomplished something truly spectacular by building luxurious lodges deep within the Andes, greeting you at the end of each day’s hike with drinks, a hot shower, gourmet meals, soft beds, massages, and even outdoor jacuzzis. Now you can have the amazing trekking experience you’ve dreamt of without the cold, wet nights in a tent surrounded by the noise and odor of other hikers.
The food scene in Peru will surprise you. The fusion of quality, unique flavors, and artistic expression are leading edge. Each dish uses delicious local products to take your taste buds on their own journey that reaches the heights of the Andes. Visit for an adventure, stay for the food.
You first glimpse of Machu Picchu will leave you breathless, but if that is the only view you see while at this amazing place, you will have missed so much of what gives it meaning and wonder. Read on to discover the top 5 sights you don’t want to miss when visiting Machu Picchu.
Do I need a visa? Is it safe? How do I get around? We cover the essentials so you can travel like a pro, and relax while you do!