Category Archives: Inca Trail

Peru: Family Summer Travel

Come explore Peru with your family on one of our uniquely crafted tours, designed with your kids in mind! Our family-designed tours are based on our own experiences traveling with our own kids to Peru and around the world. Lima … Continue reading

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Trip Report: Peru with Machu Picchu, Amazon Rainforest, Lake Titicaca, Cusco, Sacred Valley

Traveler: Tina C. Travel Dates: July 18-August 4, 2014 Destination Visited: Machu Picchu, Amazon Rainforest, Lake Titicaca, Cusco, Sacred Valley We decided to go to Peru last fall, as we had laid out plans to undertake 3 days in the … Continue reading

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Exploring Lima: A Welcomed & Unsuspected Surprise

Learn what it feels like to be a local in Lima — surfing, neighborhood restaurants, historic sights with Spanish colonial architecture, museums, and beaches. Neighborhoods: Barranco, San Isidro, Historic Center Malecon Gastronomy Local cultural experiences Larco Museum Surfing We arrive … Continue reading

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Introduction to The Luxury Salkantay Lodge to Lodge Trek

Trekking in Peru is one of the best and most sought-after adventure opportunities in South America. Experience the Salkantay Trek with our South America specialist, Gretchen! Salkantay Luxury Lodge to Lodge Trek Humantay Lake Hike To elevate your trekking experience, … Continue reading

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An Introduction to The Luxury Lares Lodge to Lodge Trek

On the Lares Luxury Lodge to Lodge Trek, daily expeditions will lead you along seldom-traveled highland trails surrounded by exquisite snow-capped peaks, past roving herds of llamas and alpacas, around impossibly hued turquoise lakes, and through graceful waterfalls. Lares Luxury … Continue reading

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NEW VIDEO: Hiking The KM 104 Inca Trail Express Hike to Machu Picchu + Huayna Picchu Peak

Check out our latest video of Gretchen and Diego, from the Adventure Within Reach Team, completing the KM 104 Inca Trail Express Hike to Machu Picchu + Huayna Picchu Peak! Stats: KM 104 Inca Trail Express Hike: Total distance: 13 … Continue reading

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PART 2: Hiking The KM 104 Inca Trail Express Hike to Machu Picchu + Huayna Picchu Peak

In the morning we arise early and visit the central plaza of Aguas Calientes and a small local market. The surrounding mountains, blanketed in jungle, seem to seamlessly merge with the town. Spindly fingers of mist hang low at this … Continue reading

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PART 1: Hiking The KM 104 Inca Trail Express Hike to Machu Picchu + Huayna Picchu Peak

The little-known KM 104 Inca Trail Express Hike an outstanding mini-trip for those wanting “a taste” of the Inca Trail, but either lack the time or energy for the full 4- or 5-day Inca Trail. There is one day of … Continue reading

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5 Hidden Gem Treks in South America (Plus one bonus trek!)

If you are hoping to broaden your adventure portfolio this year, then I am here to help! This year I am extremely excited to share several new treks throughout South America for travelers looking for truly unique, rare and enticing … Continue reading

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Difference Between the Salkantay and Lares Lodge-to-Lodge Treks

Trekking in Peru is one of the best and most sought-after adventure opportunities in South America. To elevate your trekking experience, there are currently two lodge-to-lodge luxury trek options to Machu Picchu: The Salkantay Trail and The Lares Trail. What … Continue reading

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