There are many reasons to hike the Inca Trail trek to Machu Picchu. The incredible scenery, the sense of accomplishment, the friendships you make along the way. But one of the indisputable bonuses is the fact you need to keep your strength up, which means eating as many high calorie, high-energy foods as you can
This guide to the Flora and Fauna of Machu Picchu was written by Eileen Farrell who came to Machu Picchu with us in October 2018. Eileen’s background is in Fine Art Painting and Textiles. She was a knitwear designer for 16 years before becoming an Irish Tour guide. She’s an avid Hill Walker and has
This Machu Picchu Trip Report was written by Ronan Lenihan, an experienced Earth’s Edge guide. This itinerary describes the route we used to take on our Machu Picchu Trek. We have since updated this trip to take in some extra sights, including Choquequirao, Machu Picchu’s less visited sister city. You can read about our new Machu Picchu Trek itinerary
Our Managing Director James McManus talks through our new Machu Picchu Trek, why we’ve changed it, and why taking the trip with us here at Earth’s Edge is the best choice for you. The Ultimate Machu Picchu Trek When we first started treks to Machu Picchu I never wanted to do the Royal Inca Trail.
Johnjoe explains altitude sickness Hi, For anyone who watched Johnjoe’s video I hope you enjoyed it! I wanted to add some more in-depth information about dealing with Altitude Sickness. What is altitude sickness? Trekking at high altitude (>3000m) is generally tougher than at sea level as it’s colder, the suns rays are stronger and it