Peru: Luxury Lodge Trek – Day 4 – Hike to Colpa Lodge

Today, we had a relaxed start 8:45 AM. The hike is 5 miles downhill and 3000 feet vertical over 4 hours.

There were lots of flowers, plants, and birds, including Andean Ibis, orchids, and huge yellow corn flowers.

Everyone wore long sleeves at first, but short sleeves and shorts after 1 hour.

We took a break at 11am (3 miles). 20 minutes with snacks with dog and pig.


We arrived at the lodge at 12:45pm. The cooks at the lodge made our BBQ lunch in hot rocks buried in the ground. 45 minutes later, they dug it up and lunch was served!

  • Potatoes, sweet potatoes, yams, tubers, plantains, chicken, lamb, pork, Guinea pig, fava beans
  • 6 sauces
  • Mushroom ceviche
  • Corn
  • Veggies
  • Black corn juice
  • Dessert of black corn pudding

Pisco Sour Making:

Tonight was a celebration of Pisco making. Followed by fun photos with the traditional masks!


  • Juicy chicken
  • Potatoes with peppers and onions
  • Green salad
  • Bread pudding

Collpa Lodge:

Upon arrival at the lodge, hiking poles are gathered outside and hiking boots are left in the lobby.

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