Off-the-beaten-path trekking in Peru
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We asked two of our recent clients, Megan and Greg, to share a little about their experience trekking togather as a couple.  They completed our Expreso Salkantay trek, which you can read more about by clicking this link: Here is what they had to say: Greg and I have been together for 6 years and we’ve done our share of adventure traveling.  We’ve planned and led outdoor adventure trips in North...
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We at Apus Peru were pioneers of the Choquequirao Huanipaca route, implementing this alternative as far back as 2010. The Classic Choquequirao trek is an arduous 4-day trek through the spectacular Apurimac canyon. It is considered the toughest trek in Cusco. (But see why we think it’s the best one!) Hikers walk two days to reach the Choquequirao ruins, and then return another two days along the same route. Clients often commented...
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Update on security issues on the Choquequirao to Machu Picchu route. As reported in the Peruvian media, a group of tourists encountered terrorists  on the Choquequirao  to Machu Picchu trek mid August 2011.  The encounter was peaceful, with the group asked to give up their tents, medicines, food and money or as the media reported, “things that could serve us for the revolution.” What has created greater alarm was media...
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Visitors encouraged to buy Machu Picchu and Huayna Picchu entries early to avoid missing out!       Several weeks ago, the Peruvian government unexpectedly announced changes to Machu Picchu and Huayna Picchu entry policies.  In part, this was in response to UNESCO´s requirement for a cap on the number of visitors to the site, designed to limit damage to the site.   Beginning in mid-July, entry to Machu Picchu has been restricted...
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