Hotel Turistas de Abancay

Av.Diaz Barcenas 500, Abancay, Peru | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Abancay

Day 1 - Mt Salkantay's 4629m Pass (15,253 ft)

A travel blog entry by lynanddon

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Our 4 day journey to Machu Picchu began by taking a lesser known trail called Salkantay. The classic Inca route must be booked at least 6 months in advance and we missed that cut off date. So as an alternative, we took the Salkantay Nature Trail. It is known for its spectacular views of Mt Salkantay which means 'wild' in the Quechua language. The mountain was named by the ...

Day 3, June 17

A travel blog entry by scrmom

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We awoke and were ready for our optional hike up to 14,000+, which our awesome group ended taking on in its entirety. The previous evening, Dalmiro had asked us if we wanted to take part in a special Andean blessing ceremony at the glacier lake. Of course, the reply was a resounding YES from the group. The hike was optional but was in preparation for the following day's hike over the pass at an altitude of 15,200+. Along the way. We were accompanied by our Andean friends, ...

Day 2. Continuation....

A travel blog entry by scrmom

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... REI, Back Roads, etc but are also available for private rental through Mountain Lodges of Peru. We met for our update and schedule for the following day's hike then headed for a fabulous meal, by Chef Yolanda, consisting of vegetable soup, chicken over fettuccine with roasted veggies and a warm brownie of sorts for dessert. I didn't eat much and headed to bed to get rid of my headache definitely not wanting to have to deal with that feeling on the following ...

Day 2 of itinerary, June 16

A travel blog entry by scrmom

... as we made our way to Mollepata, our first stop. Along the way, we saw cattle and pigs and lots of harvested corn; the shucks are mixed with salt water and fed to the cattle. The corn is husked and left to dry on the rooftops, where it will eventually be made into a corn drink, or corn beer. Dalmiro explained the the locals never drink water but always have a drink of fermented corn or other seeds to drink. Johan pointed out a bar with a ...

Catch up time....day 1 finale

A travel blog entry by scrmom

... her own bakery and shared with us last night her bakery's special 'fruit cake' where they take all kinds of local fruits, marinate them in JACK DANIELS for a week and make then into a cake...she says they sell out constantly!, definitely going to have to order one (or more ..lol) for us!!, Anne- who is a pre-cal, advanced Calculus teacher from Chicago and Katie-a nurse from Denver. (Katie didnt actually join us until Sun morning) We loaded up the cars ...

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    TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Turistas de Abancay

    Reviewed by clau_cgp

    Es el mejor que encontramos

    Reviewed Jul 24, 2010
    by (1 review) Lima , Peru Flag of Peru

    Ya habíamos estado antes en este hotel y sentimos que no había mejorado mucho, desde la última vez, pero es lo mejor que hay. Aunque sea pudimos comer y descansar.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Turistas de Abancay

    3.00 of 5 stars Good