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  1. Chris Slack

    Visiting Machu Picchu is one of the top things on my bucket list. I geek out over any ancient civilization and to see this place would be amazing. Thanks for the detailed tips about the hike!

  2. Jhon Williams

    The trek of 4 days is not to be underestimated in terms of physical exertion. I’m lucky in that I had the time to get in pretty good physical shape so, although in my mid 60s, I could handle the climbing, but I must admit it was still harder than I expected. There were a few 18/19/20 year olds in our tour who really struggled. Nevertheless, it was a tremendous experience which I would recommend to anyone (I in reasonable condition). However, it’s not a race so take your time and enjoy the journey…..oh and don’t not expect gourmet cooking. It’s not easy carrying all that stuff up there and the porters/cooks do a tremendous job. I used the services of Southern Peru Explorers, great work: