1 independent reviews for Inca trail & Amazon Rainforest vacation

Reviews for Inca trail & Amazon Rainforest vacation


review 28 Aug 2018

1. What was the most memorable or exciting part of your vacation?

It is really hard to single out any one thing. There were a number of magical moments along the way - rounding a corner on Day 1 of the Moonstone Trek to see an eagle sitting perched, less than 100 feet away from us; climbing up through the snowline to reach the top of the highest pass on Day 2, and see the long view down on the other side; Machu Picchu (which is mind-blowing); ... and then the entire three days in the rainforest.

2. What tips would you give other travelers booking this vacation?

Don't understimate the altitude: the two and a half days that the operator gives you in Cusco before starting the trek is really useful time to acclimatise (and easily filled with interesting things to see and do). I would take poles, even on the Moonstone Trek.

3. Did you feel that your vacation benefited local people, reduced environmental impacts or supported conservation?

Yes. Most of our guides/horsemen/cooks were locals; we were shown some of the best places to by locally made souvenirs; the operators commitment to the environment was apparent throughout the vacation.

4. Finally, how would you rate your vacation overall?

Just do it!

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