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INKANATURA'S BLOG

Discover Peru before you get here.

Carmen Maria Guevara Protzel

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Comments on the Short Inca Trail to Machu Picchu Experience

Posted by Carmen Maria Guevara Protzel on Jul 21, 2018 9:25:00 AM

On 28 June 2018 we received comments on The Short Inca Trail Experience and we are glad to share it.

The Short Inca Trail tour (2 days / 1 night) that my daughter and I took on our visit to Peru  (07/08 June 2018) was outstanding.

Maria (our very attentive contact in Cusco, along with her driver) and Carlos (our marvelous guide) met with us beforehand to make sure we had everything needed for a successful journey and understood the travel details.  

As we hiked through the spectacular mountains and impressive Inca ruins, we learned some of the history, building and agricultural practices, language and spiritual beliefs of the Incas from Carlos.  The climax of the hike (literally and figuratively) was arriving at the Sun Gate, where we found a dazzling view of Machu Picchu, that we continued to enjoy the rest of the way down.


Watching the sun rise over Machu Picchu the next morning was as beautiful as we'd hoped.  Then we got to wander through the ruins, learn more about the site and the Incas, and meet some of the local llamas.  Even the lunch you arranged at the restaurant lived up to the rest of the trip!

This trip was perfect!  With Carlos and Maria's guidance and attention, it surpassed our expectations, and has made for wonderful memories.  Thank you!

If you would like to make this hike I am glad to let you know that it has another stock of permits so there are still spots to make your dream true.

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Topics: Travel & Adventure, Machu Picchu, trekking in Peru

Heath River Lodge, a hidden paradise

Posted by Carmen Maria Guevara Protzel on Jul 14, 2018 10:40:00 AM

Very close to the border between Peru and Bolivia is located the Heath River Wildlife Center, a lodge in an unspoiled jungle with an exceptional wildlife.

This special lodge has all the facilities for adventurous visitors and has an access system to two different ecosystems, one called the Pampas del Heath (Savannah), where you can watch the extensive savannah (similar to Africa with different fauna). It’ll be a great time to look up and photograph the wildlife of the place from the high vantage built in the trees, that give us the best view of the beauty landscape.

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Topics: Tambopata, Amazon Lodges, Ecotourism, Conservation

Dr. King's "I Have a Dream" comes true in Chachapoyas, Peru

Posted by Carmen Maria Guevara Protzel on Jul 7, 2018 11:05:00 AM

Daniel Fernandez-Davila Lopez is a Peruvian Archaeoligist and has a special "love" for Chachapoyas and its people. For over 14 years has worked with us developing tour program to Kuelap and Chachapoyas. Now he lives in Boston and is a teacher at Wayland Middle School. He brings to Peru, each year a group of children and some parents to be "the change"

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Topics: Conservation

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