Tag: Machu Picchu Lodge Trek
Peru Salkantay Trek 2018 Begins!
Our team arrived in Cusco yesterday and all gathered for a fine 3 course lunch at the El Mercado hotel. Many of the trekkers are long time friends and others have done many trips with Alpine Ascents already. It is … Continue reading →
Sacred Valley and Lares Trek 2017: Off to Machu Picchu!
Hi Folks, Gordon and I are checking in from the beautiful Inkaterra Hotel at the gateway to Machu Picchu. Believe or not, we’re in the jungle! The hotel has 378 varieties of orchids on its grounds along with a tea … Continue reading →
Sacred Valley and Lares Trek 2017: Down the Inca Trail
Hi Folks, Today was another mix of incredibly scenic trekking coupled with fascinating exploration of Incan culture. From Lares Pass (14,566′), we hiked down the Incan trail to the small community of Totora (12,070′). For the roughly four hours we … Continue reading →
Sacred Valley and Lares Trek 2017: Day Two
Hi Folks, We just wrapped up another wonderful day in the Sacred Valley. After saying farewell to our jacuzzi llamas, we strolled through the small town of Lamay and picked up bags of freshly baked bread to hand out to … Continue reading →
Sacred Valley and Lares Trek 2017: Day One
Hi Folks, We just wrapped up our first official day of the Sacred Valley + Lares Adventure and we are currently communing with llamas WHILE in a jacuzzi. If you don’t believe me, scroll down to the bottom of this … Continue reading →
Cusco Day 2: More Sightseeing + Delicious Food
Hi Folks, Today was our second day in Cusco and we were excited to get out and tour the city. After a ridiculously good breakfast at El Retablo that featured everything from traditional Peruvian grains and granolas to crepes, we … Continue reading →
Sacred Valley and Lares Trek: Mary and Gordon Make it to Cusco!
Hi Folks, This is Mary, Guide Operations Manager, checking in from beautiful Cusco Peru where we are getting ready to embark on the Sacred Valley and Lares tour. Along with our Director of Programs, Gordon Janow, I’ll be sharing our … Continue reading →
TAPS Machu Picchu Lodge Trek, more photos from Machu Picchu!
All my best, Vern Tejas