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Inca Trail Over 50

Inca Trail over 50 – Travel Tips And Recommendations

Inca Trail to Machu Picchu will probably be one of the most rewarding sensations of your life. No matter your age, whether you are young or middle-aged, it is a trekking that you have to do at least once in your life. In this post, we will indicate a series of recommendations to make the...
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2 days Inca Trail

2 days Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

If you like short hiking with breathtaking sights, the 2 days Inca Trail to Machu Picchu is exactly what you are looking for. Covering a not so challenging distance of just 10km/6.3 miles, this route is perfect for families and those on a tight schedule. The trekking goes through a beautiful scenery that includes a...
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What to do in the Sacred Valley of the Incas in Peru

What to see in the Sacred Valley of Incas

The Sacred Valley of Cusco or Sacred Valley of the Incas extends along the Urubamba River valley, 15 km north of Cusco, the “Imperial City”. Many travelers wonder what the main attractions of the Sacred Valley are. We would mainly highlight 3: The ruins of Pisac Chinchero Ollantaytambo. But the Sacred Valley is also an...
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Peru for kids - 5 things to do with kids in peru

What visit in Peru for Kids – 5 Things to do with kids in Peru

If you are planning a trip with children, Peru offers several plans to visit them as a family: museums, visiting floating islands or awesome light and water shows. We have compiled a guide for families who are going to travel to Peru with children, in which we have included what we consider are the 5...
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Salkantay trek

Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu

Although not as well-publicized as other tourist attractions in the province of Cusco, Salkantay trekking is considered the ideal alternative to the Inca Trail due to its outstanding views and its environment that shows the gorgeous local flora and fauna. The Salkantay trek differs from the Inca Trail in that it is not required to...
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Lima airport to Miraflores

Lima airport to Miraflores

One of the great deficiencies of the Jorge Chávez Airport in Lima was that it did not have a bus that would take passengers directly to the city center, who were forced to hire taxi services for prices that could reach 24USD (80 Soles) or take taxicabs ‘unsafe’ that cost around 13USD (45 Soles). Fortunately...
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Machu Picchu Tickets

Machu Picchu Tickets 2017 – Informations and prices

There is a saying which goes ‘All roads get you to Rome‘; when it comes to Peru we could also say “All roads lead you to Machu Picchu”. This wonder of the world was named in 1981 as Cultural and Historical Patrimony of the Humanity by the UNESCO. It’s also the main reason why the...
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Inca bridges

Inca bridges, one of the wonders of ancient times

More than 5 centuries ago along the 23,000 km in which the Inca trail to Machu Picchu develops, an extensive network of Inca bridges, made with fibers and another type of braided materials, were built and erected, with target of  solving all the geographical features of the road. “The Incas were the only ancient American civilization...
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Inca Trail Permits

Inca Trail permits, availability and information

If you are considering making the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, you must take into account that in order to carry out it is mandatory and necessary to get a Inca Trail permits granted by the Peruvian government (Ministry of Culture). As we have already mentioned in previous posts, since 2004 due to a government regulation...
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Inca trail Playlist

The best songs for trekking – Inca Trail Playlist

When starting the Inca Trail, it’s a must to be in good shape and get accustomed to the height of the Andes. Here at Allicantrail.com, we would love to help you make this trekking more enjoyable by proposing an Inca Trail playlist with some of the best-known hits of Peruvian andean music. Although we know...
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Inca trail weather

Inca Trail weather – Monthly weather information

One of the things that you must keep in mind before planning your trip is about how will be the Inca Trail weather during the dates of your trip. The climatic conditions that we can find along the Inca trail are widely variable, mountaineers will cross different places, environments and altitudes, which influence considerably into...
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The Best Treks in Peru

The 5 Best Treks in Peru You Have To Do

Peru is a paradise for walkers. Trekking in the Andean country is traversing mystical landscapes surrounded by snowy mountains, turquoise lagoons, or paths among the huge vegetation of the jungle. On this way, we have compilated a list with the 5 best hiking and trekking in Peru. Trekking in Peru is also to visit the Qhapaq...
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