Machu Picchu Hike via the Inca Jungle Trek

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Machu Picchu is one of those tourist attractions that everyone, including their mother’s cousins’ long distance uncle, has heard of and is on their bucket list. It screams tourist trap. I’m definitely not one for tourist traps but there’s just something that draws even I to such a place. Millions of people can’t be wrong, right?

If there are thousands of lemmings jumping off the cliff, there’s got to something wrong with the one lemming that didn’t follow right? Probably against my better judgment, I decided why the hell not? I’ll be a lemming for a day!

Cusco
Cusco

I arrived in Cusco by bus from Arequipa. A couple of friends suggested I stay at the Wild Rover hostel. Now if the name has any indication as to what kind of hostel this was, it does, it’s a wild party hostel. I don’t know what it is but my friends tend to always point to me to party places. The Wild Rover is no exception and, in fact, holds the reputation as the craziest party hostel in South America. This is further exacerbated by the fact that it’s their 25th anniversary.

Danger, danger Will Roger we're in Wild Rover


The Wild Rover is no exception and, in fact, holds the reputation as the craziest party hostel in South America. This is further exacerbated by the fact that it’s their 25th anniversary. I went to my room and there was another guy staying and he warned me, that I would not be sleeping tonight.

This place is going to blow up, he said. In fact, he booked another hostel just to escape the Wild Rover party and get some sleep. Well, sure enough after that night. A wild party is all that I can remember. Short flashes of memories of people dressed in togas or not dressed at all would sometimes flood my aching head and I've got a migraine to go with it.

I remember little, but I remember twerking to a Miley Cyrus song on top of the bar with a bunch of other drunk people. Luckily I wasn’t twerking alone or it would’ve been a much more embarrassing memory than it already was. There was only one good thing that occurred that night; I was able to secure an Inca Jungle Trek tour for the next day.

There are several ways to get to Machu Picchu. You can take one of the popular tours or do it yourself. I was going to skip the fancy tours and just get there via bus and train and scribble it off the list. After mulling it over I decided it was best to take a tour, it would have cost almost the same as taking one of the popular tours (the train fare was something like $75 or more one way).

Machu Picchu Grand View
You can skip tours or trekking and go straight to Machu Picchu by train or bus.

There are three types of tours to Machu Picchu. There’s the Inca Trek, Salkantay Trek, and the Jungle Trek. From research, the Inca trek is the most popular one and requires advance planning for permits and such. It’s also the most expensive and just seemed like it would be crawling with tourists so I wasn’t an option for me.

The Salkantay trek caught my attention as it would take me to some of the coolest views high in the Andes. I was there during the rainy season and most travelers have advised me it would be a very wet experience.

That only leaves the Jungle Trek. I’ve spoken to a lot of travelers who raved about this tour. It combines some exciting micro “adventures” into the standard hiking Inca Trek. It starts you off on a mountain bike downhill on a high elevation pass, white water rafting, hiking on part of the Inca Trail, option to go zip-lining, and then hiking up to Machu Picchu via Agua Calientes. All that for around $250 and includes accommodation and meals.

(Day 1) - Abra Malaga Pass to Santa Maria


The tour begins at 6:30 am in the morning so I woke up at around 5:30 am giving me enough time to run to the closest ATM machine and get as much cash as I can. You would be wise to do the same thing because the smaller villages you’ll visit on this tour won’t have many ATM machines.

I sorted out all my stuff to carry only the most minimal things and leave everything else for the $2 a day storage at the hostel. Travel Light, that’s a good motto to live by, shed the extra weight you don’t need. If you’re doing the Inca Jungle Trek, carry only 2 days change of clothes, a rain poncho (a must), headlamp, some toilettes, insect repellent, minimal camera gear, and a bottle to carry water.

Slippery Slide

It’s very and slippery out there so I recommend (if you're doing this trek) that you get a pair of quality hiking boots with good traction. You will be active in high up there so I recommend you chew on coca leaves, they’re common in the villages and you can even have them as tea. Don’t worry they’re legal and safe. It's only dangerous if you turn them into the white powder and snort it.

Our Goal, Ancient Ruins of Machu Picchu
Our Goal, Ancient Ruins of Machu Picchu

Our tour guide, Leo, showed up at the hostel right on the clock. A hostel mate, Daniel who’s also doing the tour, and I followed Leo to meet with the rest of the group at the offices of the tour operators. It’s about a 15-minute walk to the location.

Some tour operators advertise they can pick you up from your hotel/hostel but ours had legal reasons why they couldn’t pick us up from Wild Rover. Our group comprised of 2 recent college graduates (Remco and Nouredyn), an Irish couple (Dave and S), Daniel, and I.

The Inca Jungle trek begins with a 3-4 hour drive to the peak of the spectacular Abra Malaga Pass (4,316m). The drive leads north outside of Cusco (3,400m) and goes through the town of Chinchero just before descending into the Sacred Valley where we got our initial view of the very impressive Cordillera Urubamba.

The plan was to traverse the Urabamba River into the town of the same name and then proceed to Ollantaytambo (2,792m). We did a quick pit stop for breakfast and bought snacks and drinks before continuing driving upwards a spectacular and winding road all the way to the top of the Abra Malaga Pass. This is the ultimate point on the trek (4,316m) and it offers incredible vistas down into the highlands.

Machu Picchu Hike: Rain, fog, and mountain bikes
Rain, fog, and mountain bikes

We disembarked at the top of the Pass and geared up for one of the greatest exciting bicycle rides of my life. You descend from Malaga Pass going downhill – 4,316m to 1,196m descent for almost 60 kilometers. The road is going downhill most of the time but strenuous. It was cold with freezing winds and a road full of potholes with maniacal drivers.

There was a section midway down trek where you go through a rain forest and it was raining. Our rental bikes sucked too. One group member's bike fell apart on her midway through the ride. It could have been fatal if it failed near one of the deep ravines.

Abra Malaga Pass
Abra Malaga Pass

Make certain your tour provider provide high visibility vests, dependable mountain bikes and safety gear like a full face helmet and body armor. There is a backup vehicle in front of you in case you get tired and wish to quit. Even with all that insanity, nobody got hurt or injured. Everyone made it to Santa Maria (1,196m) where lunch was waiting.

There's an optional activity of white water rafting and not part of the package ($50). I figured, why not live it up! I don't know if I'm ever gonna get back to this place again. It turned out to be an atrocious decision and a decision I regret to this day (read why below).

Damn the mosquitoes


I was wearing convertible hiking pants and I took the lower half off because it was getting hot. As soon as I did that the sand flies came out in full force! These gnats are gnarly and nasty! I had a severe allergic reaction that would haunt me for weeks on my whole South America trip! Just look at my legs after they're done below.

Attack of the Machu Picchu Sand Flies day 1
Attack of the Machu Picchu sand flies day 1

After the bicycle ride and white water rafting, we winded our way to Santa Maria where we had dinner with our crew at a restaurant picked by the tour company. There happened to be a local festival in town and some of us decided to partake in the lively libations, ignoring the rigors of the next day. If you're doing this tour, you can stick around or just lay low and rest up for the next day - recommended. You'll have a chance to do laundry here, you can hang your clothes out overnight and hope it doesn’t rain.

Attack of the Machu Picchu sand flies day 2
Attack of the Machu Picchu sand flies day 2

(Day 2) - Santa Maria to Santa Theresa


After getting battered near to death by a swarm of sand flies, I woke up refreshed the next day. No hangover. Thank god. Breakfast was arranged by our tour guide at some restaurant that served mediocre coffee. About that... Didn’t coffee, originate in Peru? It’s so abundant in the countryside. It practically grows like weeds on their backyards but yet here they are using nasty Instant Coffee! Why is it that coffee sucks in South America?

But enough about the crappy coffee, the adventure continues.

After breakfast, we begin on a steep and strenuous hike up a dense sub-tropical rainforest. It’s warm, it’s wet, and it’s green. I had my poncho on the whole time but due to it being warm and humid, I ended up swimming in my sweat. Our tour guide, Leo was very knowledgeable about the flora. Soon I’m able to spot the Coca plant amongst weeds and thickets of greens. Mangos were also in season. We’d come by a tree full of ripe fruits and either Daniel climbs on one to get the fruits or we throw rocks at it.

Machu Picchu HikeSub Tropical Landscape
Sub-Tropical Landscape

Peruvian vodka?


We ended up in a village or a hut high on the ridgeline for a little break. I think it’s a hostel/snack bar and the owner had some interesting pets. There was a spider monkey of sorts and a big giant rodent you couldn’t help but pet it. There are also various traditional Inca costumes you can play with.

They also had Peruvian vodka (or so its called) that was stored in a bottle with a snake and some herbs marinating in the fluid. There served homemade cocoa and maracuja juice which was heavenly. They also had homemade coffee and for once it was amazing! It was a welcome departure from all the nasty instant coffee they served in these parts.

We trudge on past the hut after our break. We wound up and down over precipitous cliffs with stunning views of a valley shrouded in clouds. There are more spots here to pad your Instagram account than you can swing your selfie stick at! Our guide Pedro had us take a little break in a hut above the valley where he gave us some narratives about the time of the Incas, revealing secrets of the ancient culture.

Machu Picchu Hike: Wannabe Inca
Wannabe Inca

If you're doing this trek, keep an eye out for local fruits which you can pick and eat along the way. Up here the temperature is much colder and you'll have to deal with it while descending into Quellomayo where your group will stop for lunch and have time to relax in hammocks. After lunch, the trek will continue along the surging Urubamba river, where you will be crossing it in a cart and pulley (safe but thrilling!).

Our day of trekking (around 16km) concluded with a visit to the immaculate Santa Theresa hot springs. Here you can sink into the warm water and let the aches of the trail melt away. Dinner and a comfortable hostel in Santa Theresa completes the day.

Inca Trail
Inca Trail

Towards the end of this trek, there’s zip lined bridge where you cross from one side to the other. When I did this crossing there was a kid on the other side who couldn’t be more than 12 years old, selling beer and other refreshments. The crossing was $2 bucks. There's always something that you must pay for that's not covered by the tour so bring a lot of cash! Whatever you paid for the tour, be prepared to double it while on the tour.

Machu Picchu Hike: Machu Picchu Bridge Crossing
Machu Picchu Bridge Crossing

On the trail you will see coca plants, coffee, and various fruit tree plantations – everything grows in the Jungle! You'll have a little lunch break in a pension and proceed for another 6-7 hour trekking towards Cocalmayo, an area known for its hot springs. Most trekkers stop here for a dip, bring your bathing suit! From the hot springs, the walk to the hostel at Santa Theresa (1,550m) is only 30 minutes.

(Day 3) - Santa Theresa to Hydroelectric Station to Aguas Calientes


This day has another optional activity; zip-lining which will run you another $40. Some tours include this activity but double check; I had to pay an extra $40. I’ve never ziplined before so I thought it was worth it. If you decide on this option (which I highly recommend) you can pretend to be Superman as you’re zipping across at manageable speeds or you can spin around like drunken money barreling down the line hoping not to land the wrong way.

You get about 5 zips/hops above rivers and jungles and from online to the next and the tops off by traversing a shoddy rope bridge with your group. I thought this was the highlight of the activity; the trick is to be the first one so you can shake the bridge at the other end while your mates are screaming hail to all Mary from the fear of falling off to their deaths. I’m not saying I did it or suggesting you should either, I’m just saying it would be “funny."

Shaking The Bridge
Shaking The Bridge, Shaking The Bridge

After zip-lining, you can trek all the way to the Hydro-Electric station or cheat like we did and paid the van drivers $5 to take us to the Hydro-Electric Station. It’s not an interesting trail anyways. We were just walking on a dirt road getting passed and dusted by cars while dodging cow poop or whatever poops are on the road.

We had a lunch break at the Hydro-Electric upon arrival. There are various restaurants in the area but our tour outfit has already prepaid our lunch at one of the restaurants. After lunch, we continued up a steep path that led past the train tracks and into a Jungle with some ancient Inca Ruins.

We continued this traverse towards a river for a mile before reaching a metal bridge. We were greeted by some locals selling refreshments on the other side which was a bit strange. Random peddlers in the middle of nowhere rainforest selling cold Coke and Pepsi? Okay!

(Day 4) - Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu back to Cusco


The day started early at 4 am at our hostel in Aguas Calientes and you began our trek with a trickle of rain. I am still reeling from the sand fly attacks and the cold I got during my Torres Del Paine trek. My adventure mates Daniel, Remco, Nouredyn, Dave & Fay look all fresh and ready to tackle the trail. We stood by at the gates under the pouring rain with a bunch of other people waiting for it to open. After about an hour it opened and we started our way to the final leg of the tour, Machu Picchu.

Hint: You don’t have hike up to the top. You can just take the bus to Machu Picchu by paying the exuberant fees. But, it’s the journey, not the destination!

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The gate


Once the gates opened trekkers like us flood the trail, excited about what lays ahead. It’s only about 9 kilometers to the top of the ruins but it meanders through stairs with very little flat hiking in between. So imagine 7 kilometers of climbing up stairs, that’s what this part of the trek is all about. It’s about an hour ascent to the top and it’s physically demanding, at least for me.

The steps go through a dense jungle so you can’t see much of anything until you get closer to the top. If you're going to do this hike it can get cold so I suggest you bring layers of clothing. Carry a liter of water, snacks, insect repellent, and hiking poles if you have any (your knees will thank you!). You don’t have to pay any fees for the trek but you will need to pay to enter the Machu Picchu.

Once you reach the top, you will be rewarded with amazing views of one of the most amazing ruins in human history. You might have to fight through swarms of crowds or sandflies but it's well worth it. You have the option here to climb Huayna Picchu for a small fee. My mate Daniel climbed it but he told me later that he couldn’t even see the Machu Picchu ruins because of the dense fog. The climb is steep and strenuous and will take the average trekker about another hour to reach the summit. Know that there are only 400 climbing permits allowed a day so it’s smart to book it in advance.

Magical Machu Picchu
Magical Machu Picchu

At Machu Picchu, we said our goodbyes and part ways with our tour guide Pedro, who was an excellent guide. After taking a bunch of touristy photos of Machu Picchu, we walked back down to Aguas Calientes and waited for a train back to Ollantaytambo and from there called it a day and took the bus back to Cusco.

MACHU PICCHU HIKE DO IT YOURSELF


When to do it?


There are two seasons in the sub-tropical Peruvian Andes. There’s the dry season that runs from May through to September and a wet season that runs from October to April. I was unfortunate enough to have done in December and it was wet! It will be busier during the dry season but it’s going the best time to do this trek. Temperatures are consistent all year round, with warmer days reaching into the high 20s (Celsius).


The nights and mornings get cold, high in the mountains. Bring plenty of layers made for trekking so you can accommodate the fluctuations in temperature. Rain is always a possibility all year round and all day long, so you need to bring a basic poncho.

Machu Picchu Terraces
Machu Picchu Terraces

While we’re talking about layers bring only what you need. The trek is riddled with difficult and strenuous sections with massive descents and ascents in elevation. Besides that, there are sections of the tour where you can send part of your gear to the next destination but you to leave the heavy unnecessary stuff back in Cusco to be retrieved after the tour. I left most of my gear at the hostel which I paid a $2 a day storage fee.

What do you need to bring?


I went lightweight for this trek. Aside from my camera gear I only brought 2 days’ worth of clothing (there’s laundry at the hostels), some toiletries, a microfiber towel, a water-proof poncho, and a water bottle. That’s it. You can read all about the other guides on what to bring, but I think it's overkill.

I will write this here in caps lock so you will take it seriously: BRING INSECT REPELLENT!

This is the single most important item you’ll need on this trek. Just read about why on my second day of this tour.

Where to buy the Tour?


There are several operators offering the tour all over Cusco. I didn’t do any shopping; I went with the tour company that had kiosk inside Wild Rover. There are better ones if you shop around and haggle around Cusco. It’s not regulated, so use your best judgment when booking the tour. Some will cut corners and a faulty cheap bike in Abra Malaga pass is a disaster waiting to happen!

If you want a trusted tour operator, go with GAdentures!

Llama And Machu Picchu
Llama And Machu Picchu

Prices for the Inca Jungle trek can range from the U.S. $250 with the cheapest operators to the U.S. $700 from the best operators. Again do your shopping. Make sure the tour includes transport throughout the trek, hostels on the trek and hostel accommodation in Aguas Calientes, decent cycling equipment, the Machu Picchu entrance ticket and a train ticket back to Cusco. The prices rarely include additional activities like river rafting, zip-lining, and climbing Huayna Picchu.

You can trek from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu all season. During the wet season (November – April) there is a higher chance of heavy rainfall and the trails can become slippery and more difficult to traverse. The region has a sub-tropical weather throughout the year with average daily temperatures of 18 °C (64 °F). The dry season has humidity around 40 – 45%, going up to 60 – 65% during the wet season. Morning trekking offers cooler temperatures and better shade from the sun.

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bro you are fortunate to have experienced all this wonderful tour. All my life I have crave to go for an adventure like this even if it once in my life time bUT no means to travel. Am so happy for you, I always long to read your fantastic posts as it makes me see life in a beautiful way and to appreciate it more. Please continue to post beautiful stuff like this. Thank you my mentor

Thats so majestic place to do some adventure. The scenery was so amazing atop of the mountain ranges.

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this trip seems crazy :0 especially the sand flies part, so sorry for you but other than that all looks really fun and cool to explore, hope you had fun and keep having adventures in life, GREETINGS TO YOU! :DD

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Yes rights i am agree with you

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You are right. Very nice pictures!

wow am short of words. This is one of the best places to visit.

nice click

Very beautiful view about the roofs. 😍

Thanks for information. You didn't know but this place is also in my bucket list 😎😂

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Should be in everyone's bucket list!

Wow! Well done on completing the trek! It is quite the achievement :)

Machu Picchu is beautiful and is really a great place to visit :)
I hope to visit there once more one day.

Thank you For your post!

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One day soon I hope :)

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For sure! Peru is Magical :)

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Oh. My. God.
It's absolutely beautiful!
I'd definitely love to hike Machu Picchu one day!

I love hiking and I definitely love beautiful sights like this!
Something about nature that you just can't beat!

Damn though... I hope I don't get eaten up by sand flies... That looks quite painful... :O Hope it wasn't TOO painful for you! :( Seems like you still had a great time, despite those little shits!

Thank you for sharing! :)

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Nothing I couldn't survive :)

Thats so majestic place to do some adventure. The scenery was so amazing atop of the mountain ranges.
bro you are fortunate to have experienced all this wonderful tour. All my life I have crave to go for an adventure like this even if it once in my life time bUT no means to travel. Am so happy for you, I always long to read your fantastic posts as it makes me see life in a beautiful way and to appreciate it more. Please continue to post beautiful stuff like this. Thank you my mentor.
Man I always love your travel posts and the way you explain your journey along the way. I always wanted to visit the ruins of Machu Picchu. Also those photos are gorgeous. Hope to read more of your traveling adventures..thank you

Amazing place to visit.. i want to visit it one day.

Machu Picchu : I would like to ride there with a two wheeler. will provide information on that?

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Hi @adonisabril you are doing well in adventure life and sharing happiness to other, I really enjoyed your great photography and detailed writings, it's a very spontaneous feelings, thanks for sharing. Are you professional photographer ?

Very informative article.

good journey

Nice place.

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Wonderful Photography!

You covered everything here in this article so I can use it for my tour. Machu Picchu is my dream to visit. After reading your Post and seeing the picture my desire doubled Thank you very very much from my bottom of heart

hi really nice photo and nice content of your blog which can help to other people when they travel.

Even i am a travel agent and try to post travel related information if you like my blog you can follow me thank you in advance.

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I am agree its good content and nice and great photo

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yes brother you are right. I started to follow you and even i try to post related to travel if you like my post you can follow me thank you in advance.

Muy buen post!

Ganz schön soweit. Dankeschön :
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Wow that's a fabulous place for a tour.....Scenery are so amazing, i am mad for going to a tour to these places......

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Ya ya its fabulous place and amazing, i like it too

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Dear @adonisabril, trekking is too much enjoyable and very much dangerous . I also like to trek in different places. Nice Place too trek .

Nice pics and amazing place, want to go someday

Really this is a great place to adventure. Your way of presentation made it more majestic place. I always read your travels posts as usual this is also awesome. Great photography and awesome moments that are captured by you.....
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Great post! Beautiful photo! List of places I want to visit has become more))

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Yes beautiful photo and great activity

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What a lovely place
It's so wonderful

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Yes its so worderfull, what you like this place?

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Fantastic writing. Haven't been to South America my whole life, but must plan to do so hopefully sometime soon.

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Right good writing and long, hope you can go to this place

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Wow those are BAD bites!! :S Nice photos!

truly an experience worth living. Excellent guide; some pictures out of this world and an incredible redaction

Beautiful place.

love this pls place

I TEACH THE LANGUAGE OF THE INHABITANTS OF MACHUPICCHU (INKA)

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can speak Machupicchu now?

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beautiful tour amazing pictures, shaking bridge is looking dangerous :P

what happen to your feet

I can imagine the fun you had apart from the mosquitoes bites 😉
I only get to tour ma local area and once in a while too. I hope to tour outside africa and beyond sometime. Great content, keep bringing more of this.

It is too long to read but i read some part of it like tourists traps intresting to know

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Ye we can know interesting place to traveling

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An amazing journey on many levels - beautiful photos and great info.

This a real travelling !! kids nowadays rather go to the mall or nightclub

Simply beautiful!... Congratulations @adonisabril. Greetings from Venezuela

The place looks very nice to visit

Great report, great pictures, one day i will go there

In this blog article every thing is written in details. So, if any one visiting this place can read this article and they are ready to go with. Love your blog.

Cheers

@adonisabril what a beautifull pictures and beautiful place top of.the mountains i like it i wish i will visit this place i love it nature is beautiful

Beautiful photographs. It feels that we are there physically. So touching

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@adonisabril Dude! Few of the photographs are just WOW.... I want to go there....

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Fantastic work with this one, kudos

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Wow so amazing😍 What a beautiful place!

@adonisabril how many seasons are there and does weather cool in summer seasons. Is it best place for honeymoon trip ????

This place giving feeling of hill statio. , I want to be there on my vacation

Your posts are really very nice and useful.
I enjoy seeing these amazing posts and photos.
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Its better to wear pajama instead of half pants during such kind of trekking .... Hoping you will recover ASAP 🙂

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OH.....Very Superb you explain absolute adventure @adonisabril .....superb

nice trip, thanks for sharing!

Wow. I love adventures. Your adventure fuelled me up to go for another challenge and fun. I am really sorry the pain you got from mosquitos. But its normal in adventurous world. Im trying to decide the best time to come out again and get a new experiment. Please check out with my steem post @momimalhi.
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寫的不錯,值得推荐!

I was like hight places. But you want to write short and quite. It's too much longer to read.

Wow is very beautiful This journey is not less than the journey of heaven because it is so beautiful I have a desire to go to a nice and beautiful place in this fluctuating life but only the lucky ones get the opportunity.

@adonisabril Detailed adventure with great photos. Lucky you. I just travel in a virtual world "envious" of your freedom and courage. Some spectacular photos to make me dream. I trust that you are over with the Machu Picchu sand flies. Again, thank you for sharing.

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What a great trip and post. Thank you so much.
Move forward and keep up the great work.
So sorry about them flies. DANG!!!

This contents is very nice!

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Photos are just awesome. I wish I can go there.

I really love it because I'm also a Adventure lover..... It's a amazing place for trek... But all credit goes to photographer

Man I always love your travel posts and the way you explain your journey along the way. I always wanted to visit the ruins of Machu Picchu. Also those photos are gorgeous. Hope to read more of your traveling adventures.

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It's touristy but still worth the visit!

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Yes the gorgeous photo, i am with you

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wow so nice place

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Yes i agree with you, its so nice place, good luck to yo

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Excellent photos of Machu Picchu. I was preparing my photos of Machu Picchu and other sites in Peru for posting in my "MY FIVE" series of photo galleries.

Peru is an amazing place. I was on a tour about 5 yrs ago and I learned a lot of amazing things about Inka (Inca) history and culture. It was a trip of a lifetime.

We had rain when we were there. Fortunately I did not experience the bug bite onslaught you experienced. I recently took a trip to Arkansas to visit friends. I got eaten alive by chiggers. Those bugs have an awful bite. It has been a month and I still have large itchy welts. Looks like you got bitten even worse than I did. I learned that the only known natural predator of the chigger is the fire ant! You can't win in Arkansas!

Hi @adonisabril Nice adventure for Perú, América Latina have much nice aventures. Congratulation for you travel.

waoo....that's really too nice adventure ....

@adonisabril what an amazing views and great photographs

First of all congratulations for completing trekking and all the photos are very beautiful...These things will become memories that you have done such a amazing things in life

What a mesmerizing view. nature is adorable! but i feel bad for your injuries, hope you must have recovered well!

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Very nature an amazing place

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Very good work, great pictures and amazing place. Thanks for sharing

Inspirational

Wow, I have always wanted to travel around the world, but my biggest excuse always seems to be: "because I am busy, next time". I am going to challenge myself to travel to a new country each year, thanks @adonisabril you have no idea how much you have motivated me to do so! Also, I would like to pray for your safety going to visit mother nature as I am sure you are aware of the Thailand cave incident where the boys got trapped! Safe travels, all the best! Going to Nepal this year!

I Wanna Go To Machu Picchu Before I Die

Its a good post but its too long. Which make me feel bored -----
If it was short i think it would be more beautiful post---+-

Machu Picchu Cusco, nice Peru, time without visiting it as I miss it

The adventurous photographs your wonderful camera captured in your travel are so nice and well arrange in perfect order.

Wow man, this trip seems amazing. What a trek, just to get up on top of the mountain. Seems totally worth it. Wasnt there a wizard or something to tell your fortune at the beginning of the climb? Sounds cliche but i think theres some guy that blesses all the evil away. lol

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nice pic

wow.....great photoshoot ever I've seen. Today I realy belived that not only the place/nature but also the expartness of the photographer is needed for a great photoshoot.Love your photoshoot

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crazy places

I really like surroundings or panorama in photography. It’s simply so relaxing to see a stunning panorama picture.

Good adventure and good picture. Read your description i have one word about your post is amazing. So i give you my vote. Good job

Thank you so much for this detailed post about Machu Picchu. It's still not on my list, but if I'll go there sometimes I hope to remember your words (and your legs 😳)

what a journey .. facinating !

Really beautiful

I love your pubicacion you have been very fortunate to enjoy such a wonderful landscape, an adventure that you have lived in that wonderful place. Thanks for sharing it with us..

very nice photos

que belleza, con este post pude viajar jeje impresionante y tus recomendaciones geniales, gracias por compartir esta impresionante experiencia!! saludos

This place is beautiful. If there is time I will definitely visit this place once

Soooo Beautifull pictures!!!!!I want to be in that place already!!
Hey, those mosquitoes slaughtered you!

I guess the biggest mystery is why would anyone abandon this beautiful city?!?

Wow, this is a beautiful sight, it seems to be more than seeing it...
If I have to do all this, then what should I do?

Wow! What amazing pics, except the sand biters, looks painful!

machu pichhu is a great place to visit. awesome tourist attractiona nd like heaven on earth. good photography @adonisabril. the landcsape views and scenery of the are are worth watching.

Really awesome pictures.

Amazing photos and stories. Thanks for sharing your adventures.

I didn't know what to do these days.
Thanks for the good information. I'll come and see you often.
nice up vote :)

I like this city @adonisabril. Impresionante lugar, yo estuve allí hace 5 años.

Such a beautifully written blog. It felt like I am on the journey with you. As a mountaineer myself, this trek through the forests, rivers, local villages is so enchanting. Definately in my bucket list now too.