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What Does the Inca Trail Cost?

Welcome to the Peru Travel Podcast. You can subscribe to the podcast at Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google, TuneIn, or listen in the media player above. We consistently hear, "Why is Cachi Life so expensive to do the Inca Trail?" So we wanted to break down some...
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Why We Started Cachi Life

 Welcome to the Peru Travel Podcast. You can subscribe to the podcast at Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google, TuneIn, or listen in the media player above.   Talking about the reason that we decide to start Cachi Life. Get into how we met David our...
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Top 5 Things You Should Bring to the Inca Trail

Welcome to the Peru Travel Podcast. You can subscribe to the podcast at Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google, TuneIn, or listen in the media player above. Today, we have our gear junkie on and we're talking everything gear that you need for the Inca Trail or any...
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Peru Interview with Lindsey Carver – Machu Picchu, Rayan Community, and Salsa Dancing!

Welcome back to the Peru Travel Podcast. You can subscribe to the podcast at Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google, TuneIn, or listen in the media player above. We have our very first guest interview on the podcast today! The first traveler that the guys behind...
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Why Cachi Guides Rock

Welcome to back to the Peru Travel Podcast. You can subscribe to the podcast at Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google, TuneIn, or listen in the media player above. The guys continue to reminisce about their recent trip to Peru. The guys test out their newly...
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Peru Trip Lessons Learned

    Welcome back to the Peru Travel Podcast. You can subscribe to the podcast at Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google, TuneIn, or listen in the media player above. The guys just returned from a trip to Peru and continue to learn new tips and tricks...
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Peru Packing Must Haves for Your Bag

Welcome to the Peru Travel Podcast. You can subscribe to the podcast at Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google, TuneIn, or listen in the media player above. Most people know the standard items to pack when traveling abroad. But many people tend to overlook a few...
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What to Bring and NOT Bring to Machu Picchu

    Welcome to the Peru Travel Podcast! You can subscribe to the podcast at Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google, or TuneIn, or listen in the media player above. Many people have questions in regards to what they can and cannot bring inside the Machu...
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Health And Fitness, Snacks, and Essentials for Trekking in Peru

    Welcome to the Peru Travel Podcast. You can subscribe to the podcast at Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google, TuneIn, or listen in the media player above. In this episode, we cover everything fitness, training, gear, and nutrition to make sure you...

5 Things You Need to Know About Peru

    Welcome to the first episode of the Peru Travel Podcast. You can subscribe to the podcast at Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google, TuneIn, or listen in the media player above. This episode covers the top 5 things you need to know about Peru. Take a...

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Hiking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu: A Comprehensive Guide

Hiking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu is a bucket-list item and rite of passage for countless people across the world. The Classic Inca Trail is a 4-day, 3-night trek through the Andes that starts near Ollantaytambo and ends at the Sun Gate (Inti Punku), which is an exclusive entrance to Machu Picchu only available to those trekking the Inca Trail.

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Hiking Huayna Picchu: The Complete Guide (Updated 2019)

Huayna Picchu Mountain, also known as Wayna Picchu Mountain, is the slightly less famous mountain that soaks up the background in everyone’s picture of Machu Picchu. Huayna Picchu in Quechua means “Young Peak.”

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What is the Machu Picchu Weather Like?

The Machu Picchu weather is an essential factor for anyone traveling to Machu Picchu. Depending on the time of the season, rain, sun, wind, fog, and clouds can all play a role in your trip to Machu Picchu. Because Machu Picchu is in the mountains, the weather can change drastically depending on the time of year and even the time of day.

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Where is Machu Picchu?

Not quite sure where Machu Picchu is? The easy answer is Peru. But there is so much more to that answer.

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Everything about the Machu Picchu Airport

Looking at flights to Machu Picchu, the UNESCO World Heritage site built in the 16th century is on the bucket list of many people. Unfortunately, there’s no easy path to Machu Picchu. If you plan to travel to Peru and visit Machu Picchu, there is only one way to fly to get to Machu Picchu.

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Things to do in Machu Picchu: A Visual Guide

Don’t go to Machu Picchu without knowing best sights you should be looking for inside the complex. These are the best things to do and see in Machu Picchu.

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The Perfect Machu Picchu Packing List

You’re taking a trip to Machu Picchu by train or a trek to Machu Picchu and not sure what to bring, we conveniently have made a Machu Picchu packing list for you below. You’ll be able to see all the items we recommend and some we don’t. This is going to be categorized into three types. Things you must bring, things we recommend but are optional, and last things you can’t bring.

2018 Thank You

This Christmas we delivered Christmas gifts to over 70 children in a small Peru village called Rayan. A big thank you to all who booked a trip in 2018.

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How Much Does a Machu Picchu Trip Cost? (Updated 2019)

A Machu Picchu trip cost has various factor playing into your total cost. Check out the post where we cover your airfare, transportation, tickets, accommodation, and food costs.

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Is Machu Picchu Closing Permanently? (Updated 2019)

Rumors surrounding Machu Picchu closing to the public seem to sprout up every year. Where does the rumor come from and is there any truth to the noise? Check out the details inside.

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Hiking Machu Picchu Mountain: The Complete Details (Updated 2019)

Machu Picchu Mountain is a day hike for those able to spend a little extra time at Machu Picchu. Behold the complete guide to Machu Picchu Mountain.

How to Buy Machu Picchu Tickets (Updated 2019)

This complete guide will explain how to get your tickets with 3 options to choose from, the cost associated, how to add Machu Picchu Mountain and/or Huayna Picchu, explain how to get refunds, and lastly we threw in a few tips on how to make this lengthy process a little bit easier.

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50 Unbelievable Machu Picchu Facts

We set out on finding all the fun facts to help you prepare before your trip to Machu Picchu in Peru. Who knows? You may end up teaching your tour guide a few things!

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Machu Picchu Train: What are my Options? (Updated 2019)

Similar to obtaining your tickets to Machu Picchu there’s plenty of legwork involved in getting a ticket. And getting your Machu Picchu train tickets is only one of the small pieces involved. Unfortunately, there is no real train from Cusco to Machu Picchu. Typically,...
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Machu Picchu Elevation: How to Prepare

The elevation of Machu Picchu is 7,972 feet or 2,430 meters. However, if you want more info than just that, say the elevation in surrounding cities, how to prevent and prepare for elevation sickness, and some quick tips encompassing all of the above. Well, we’re about...
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Best Time to Visit Machu Picchu

    The best time to visit Machu Picchu in South America is always up for debate. There are many, many factors that come into play when it comes to deciding when you should travel to Machu Picchu. Whether it is crowd level, cost, rain or shine; each month...

Can an Asthmatic Safely Tour Machu Picchu?

The short answer here is YES! If you are an asthmatic, you can safely tour Machu Picchu. But let me explain why I’m qualified enough to make this claim.

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