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#1/6
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(8 comments)
It's as far from well-trodden Machu Picchu as you can get: Iquitos, deep in the Peruvian Amazon and 3,000km from the river's mouth. Fancy roast parrot, anyone? Believe me, that's tame…... read more »
#2/6
Rating:
4.6
(5 comments)
Destination: Peru
Thinking of trekking Peru's Inca Trail? Find out how to prepare, what to pack and how to cope - and help maximise your chances of reaching Machu Picchu alive, healthy and (hopefully) smiling!... read more »
#3/6
Rating:
5
(1 comment)
Destination: Cusco
If you want to avoid the Inca Trail crowds on your way to Macchu Picchu, Peru, there is a more challenging way: try hiking up and down mountains and camping in the open on the Salkantay Trail... read more »
#4/6
Rating:
5
(2 comments)
Destination: Machu Picchu
Trip type: Activity, Adventure
If a four-day mountain trek in Peru seems too much like hard work, try it with the help of locals, the psychological reward of Machu Picchu – and a fabulous hotel at the end. This is how I did it... read more »
#5/6
Rating:
3.5
(2 comments)
Destination: Cusco
Booking the Inca Trail through a UK operator is not the only way. Use a local company in Peru and you can save money – and the trail's future. Here, I explode the myths and tell you how to do it... read more »
#6/6
Rating:
3.5
(4 comments)
Destination: Huaraz
Trip type: Adventure
If you want to experience real Peru, see the culture and be amazed at this vast mountainous country, head north to Huaraz and trek the Huayhuash region... read more »
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