Routes to Machu Picchu – Options and Recommendations

When we think of Machu Picchu we think of the Inca Trail, however, there are other routes available. So why take these routes? Well, for one thing, if you have ever trekked the Inca Trail you’ll know that, like many popular tourist destinations, the crowds are extensive! Not only this, but to trek the Inca […]

The Hiking Clothes You Should Take on the Inca Trail

The Incas were so very organised and constructed many paths in the Andes, a network they termed Qhapaq Ñan. Of this, the most famous section is Camino Inca – in English, the Inca Trail. 90 percent of people take four days to complete this trek, walking anything from six to nine hours a day on […]

Machu Picchu – A Brief Overview

The Machu Picchu Trek has become one of the most popular treks in the world. In terms of shear numbers it rivals classic treks like the Everest Base Camp trek and climbing Kilimanjaro. It is popular because the Andean environment that one treks through is gorgeous, but more importantly, the ruins of Machu Picchu are […]