Hotel Imperial Abancay Apurimac Peru
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... nous n'allons pas les prendre avec nous. Ils nous boucheraient la vue et nous serions serrés comme des sardines! La bâche et le filet qui les recouvrent finissent de nous convaincre. Nous quittons ainsi Ayacucho dans les bouchons. Je me mouche (et Terry tousse) toutes les 10 minutes mais on tient le coup. Et c'est parti pour le premier round, 5h de trajet (si tout se passe bien) avant de changer de bus à Andahuaylas. Nous avions lu sur la ...
... would attempt to reach the summit of Salkantay Pass around noon on the first day but didn't realize we'd see the mountain before we even ate breakfast! It was a little intimidating to say the least. As we were taking in the view, we observed our porters, horsemen, and chef (collectively AKA The Green Machine) just go into a frenzy setting up tables, chairs, a make-shift kitchen, etc all in the middle of nowhere. Less than 30 minutes later we were ...
... us with a guide - Edgar, who was ace - two porters to lead the horses carrying our main packs, and two chefs (these guys were superb - 3 course meal every mealtime!).
'Training' aka stupidly steep trek up a hill and back to see an amazingly clear blue lake at the base of the mountain. Lunch, then on to the campsite - another 2.5 hour hike away. Altitude at this point is around 4000m, the campsite is at 4,400m. Lee starts suffering with a debilitating ...
... they were never able to successfully climb to the top to honour the mountain God. To this day no one has ever successfully made it to the top. They have either died or turned back.
When we reached the top of the Pass, our guide Joel had each of us honour the Salkantay Mountain God. Before we started the trek, he asked us to pick up a stone we liked along the ...
... which would be performing the ceremony. they serenaded us along the way with the beautiful music of the Andean flute. it was such a wonderful addition to the gorgeous scenery we enjoyed along the way. The hike was obviously, a bit of a climb, but we were all rewarded with the wonderful first sight of the beautiful lake, which was receding a bit due to winter and the end of the rainy season. The lake was basically at the base of Humantay mountain and the glaciers above ...