Machu Picchu

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Boris Bonett, Adventure Life Peru guide
In our opinion, our Peru guides are the best of the best!   But don't just take our word for it.  Get to know our guides on your own Peru tour.  Guiding is a distinguished …
Machu Picchu Clouds
This iconic landmark is one that is included on countless bucket lists as a "must-visit" destination.  Everyone wants to GO to Machu Picchu, but few consider HOW they might prefer …
Chachapoyas Ruins
You may remember our post about the definitive changes to the Choquequirao Trek due to the construction of a cable car.  By the end of 2015, the first aerial tramway in all of Peru will be …
Machu Picchu Clouds
Machu Picchu is world-renowned as a meticulously preserved site that should be on every traveler's bucket list. This legendary lost city of the Inca is held sacred by local Peruvians and deeply …
Machu Picchu Clouds
Ancient ruins, ancient traditions, and ancient jungles are awaiting you in Peru.  Wander through charming markets, explore rainforests, observe unique wildlife, and walk the same trails as the …
Trip Planner, Sullivan, at the market in Pisaq, Peru
Thinking of traveling to Peru but concerned about safety?  We have some recommendations for safe travels as well as some information that may settle those concerns. Tourism in Peru has boomed …
We received the most charming holiday card in the mail last week from our travelers, Sandi and Joe Costa, who joined us on a custom Peru adventure in October. And while I'd like to take credit for …
Great alternative to Classic Inca Trail - the Cachiccata Trek With Inca Trail passes filling up 3 months in advance (sometimes even faster during peak travel months) the last-minute Peru trekker …
Victory:  On top of Huayna Picchu!
Happy trekker at the top of Huayna Picchu Peak Hiking the ruins of Machu Picchu itself can be enough for some travelers. But there are some amazing peaks to trek while at the ruins -- and offer a …
Train to Machu Picchu in Peru   A reed boat -- Lake Titicaca, Peru Starting off our staff travels for 2010, Adventure Life's fantastic office manager and gate-keeper, Lynessa Nelson, …
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William Tarvin
On our ninth day in Peru we hiked Huayna Picchu because after hiking 25 miles what’s another 4 or 5?  I was apprehensive because it sounded very technical but it was just climbing more …
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William Tarvin
After our quick visit to Lima we flew to Cusco Peru to meet up with the rest of our group and meet our guide.  Our guide’s name was Juan Barrios and he was a Cusco native.  He met us …
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William Tarvin
Why would two, relatively same (although my children do call me crazy) decide to go to Peru and hike the Inca Trail for almost 25 miles from Km 82 to Machu Picchu? To celebrate our 30th anniversary …
Strawberry shortcake and port dessert
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Lynessa Nelson
Day two of our cruise it becomes apparent that we'll need to take up some sort of activity to avoid gaining ten pounds in the next week.  Eating five times a days will have that effect on a …
Machu Picchu
Unique tomb unearthed at Peru's Machu Picchu. Photo by Jerome Gannon Peru's Machu Picchu continues to mystify and intrigue its visitors (yours-truly included) and scholars -- even a century after …
How often have we seen this photo?  Why not take it yourself!
Join us this July to celebrate Machu Picchu's Centennial Celebrations. Photo by Adventure Life traveler, John Keller We're not the only ones who are all a-buzz with the swiftly approaching …
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Adventure Life's Andean Multisport featured in Outside Magazine's 2011 Best Trips Issue We are thrilled to see Adventure Life's Andean Multisport Peru trip featured in Outside Magazine's annual …
Protests places rocks on the streets to prevent traffic. Photos courtesy of CNR   Rock clean-up begins   Strikes in Cusco-Machu Picchu region Update June 23, 2010: Over the …
Huayna Picchu rises high behind the Machu Picchu ruins during your Peru tour
Machu Picchu reopens April 1, after January downpours washed away access. Machu Picchu reopens as scheduled, April 1, 2010. Celebrations were held in Machu Picchu Town (Aguas Calientes) and in …
How often have we seen this photo?  Why not take it yourself!
Machu Picchu ruins in Peru - Photo by John Keller We have updated information regarding the re-opening of access to Machu Picchu and Machu Picchu Town (also called Aguas Calientes). Following up …
Machu Picchu
The Inca ruins of Machu Picchu, hidden in the Peruvian Andes UPDATE: As of Feb. 22, 2010, there are changes to the original schedule regarding re-opening access to Machu Picchu. Click here for …

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