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Reviewed 1 May 2018

Brilliant trip with two funny guides. The meals and snacks were excellent (apart from the dehydrated potatoes, seriously tasted like cartboard)
In all seriousness though, had loads of fun, the hike was tough for some but rewarding for everyone with Machu Picchu at the end of the trip as an inspiring and informative cherry on top of the already delicious pie.

Thank Pim B
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Salkantaylover, Owner at Salkantay Trekking, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2018

Yeah, dehydrated potatoes aren't the best...but they're an important part of our culture! Haha, thanks for trying them anyway! Glad to know you had a great trek with us!

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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

A once in a life time trip with the finale of Machu Picchu. We were led through the Andes by our fantastic guide Vigner who taught us loads about how the Incas lived and history of the area. As he used to be a specific Machu Picchu guide we were treated to a great amount of knowledge.
The cooks, horsemen and guides were always approachable and kind and looked after us all very well for our trek. We were unable to stay in one of the accommodations due to weather but we were compensated for this. The scenery is spectacular and I would recommend this trip to anyone who likes a good hike with some challenging parts.

Thank Bradley C
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Salkantaylover, Owner at Salkantay Trekking, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2018

I'm so excited to hear that this trek was everything you expected and more! We always strive to create the best, most impressive experiences possible. Thanks for the recommendation and helpful info!

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Reviewed 30 April 2018

We came into this not knowing what to expect but the team especially our guide Ricardo really looked after us and kept us going. My partner and I are quite fit and in our 20's and 30's but did struggle with the trek due to the altitude. Our guide was super helpful and was always there for us when we felt sick or struggling to make the summit. Ricardo loved sharing his knowledge of Peru and it's history, Inca culture and nature and always tried to make us laugh and have a good time. We felt super supportive and well cared for. The food was so delicious that it was hard to resist eating more! They even made us our own cake for our honeymoon which was so sweet considering they don't even have an oven to make it, thanks Urbano! The porter Daniel also got all luggage to every stop safely and dry.

The trek itself was within a beautiful scenery with different terrains and landscape. There weren't many people at all for the most part of the trek so it felt like you had the trek to yourself. We also had a young group of six that was a perfect size and made for awesome company. The sky domes were so special and we really loved Hamantay Lake, The Salkantay Pass, Cocomayo Hot Springs, Agius Calliente and walking up the stairs to Machu Picchu and being the first ones in the city and feeling like you had the whole city to yourself even though it was hard to see through the mist. Still worth it and worth waiting for the mist to clear around midday for that perfect shot.

Could not have asked for a better trek, trekking company team and experience. Highly recommend it. Thanks Ricardo you absolute legend and the team.

Thank Charise W
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Salkantaylover, Owner at Salkantay Trekking, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2018

What an amazing way to spend your honeymoon! It's an honor that you trusted us to let us be a part of making it extra-special and unforgettable. I'll pass your compliments on to the trekking team for a job well done! The Salkantay Trail is definitely a special place with a special energy that I'm sure you brought back home with you. See you next time for another adventure!

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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Very good trip. Everything was excellent arranged. Oscar en Carlos were very nice, friendly en wellknowledged. I laughed a lot, had the best trip with great guides!

Thank suzannevandenber2018
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Salkantaylover, Owner at Salkantay Trekking, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2018

So glad you had a flawless trek in the Andes and that we could be a part of it!

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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

The 4-day Salkantay trek that ended in Machu Picchu was my first extended trekking experience.

From the start, we were impressed by Salkantay’s website and detailed description of trip activities. On the trek itself, our guide Fredy provided all the insider knowledge that made for a great trek. He helped us be first in line when the gates opened for the day at Machu Picchu and gave us a guided tour so that we understood the significance of the Quechua sites.

The chef (Wilber) who travelled with our group was also amazing—hot tea at the top of a mountain pass and delicious Peruvian meals every night.

My girlfriend and I were so impressed by how hard everyone worked to make sure we had a good experience. Plus, they have long-standing relationships with locals, so it’s encouraging to know that part of your trek fee is investing in communities along the trek.

I can’t say enough about how Salkantay goes above and beyond. I would go on a trek with Fredy & the team again in a heartbeat.

Thank jamisonloos
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Salkantaylover, Owner at Salkantay Trekking, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2018

Thank you for noticing the benefits of trekking Salkantay for the surrounding communities. It's truly important for them to have this source of income and sense of purpose since the Salkantay Trail is becoming more popular. We are happy to be a part of their growing success. Thanks for the recommendation! So glad everything went perfectly on your trek!

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