South America Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all South America activity »
  1. 1 Is it worth the Brazil visa to see the Falls?
  2. 2 help to plan a budget trip in south america
  3. 3 Backroads or Nat Geo hiking Patagonia
  4. 4 Rio de Janeiro in March
  5. 5 Spontaneity in Cusco activities possible?
  6. 6 Villa de Leyva - a week too much and other questions..
  7. 7 Trip Report Southward Ho! Adventures in Chile & ARG
  8. 8 Argentina in October--more questions
  9. 9 Our new government to promote foreign tourism
  10. 10 South America this October
  11. 11 Chile or Argentina?
  12. 12 11 hours in Lima
  13. 13 Transportation: Cusco Airport to Ollantaytamba train station
  14. 14 Cusco and Machu Picchu
  15. 15 Villa de Leyva - a week too much and other questions..
  16. 16 Machu Picchu - any good hiking guide companies?
  17. 17 Trip Report Galápagos Islands: Yacht Angelito
  18. 18 Itinerary Help Brazil 10 days
  19. 19 Antarctica on the Vavilov-How to book?
  20. 20 Peru in December
  21. 21 Time in Lima, then Guayaquil, Manta
  22. 22 Tarapoto
  23. 23 Some Nature/Bird Lodges in Colombia
  24. 24 Buenos Aires/Argentina 10+ Day, Solo Woman Traveler
  25. 25 Trip Report A brief encounter with Ecuador
View next 25 » Back to the top

Machu Picchu

Jump to last reply

We are considering a week long trip with Southern Explorations in Peru to see Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley. I would like to do at least the one day hike from Km 104 up to Winay Wayna and then Machu Picchu, which I know has to be done with a guide. But do we need to be with a guide for anything else on the trip: Cuzco, the Sacred Valley, etc. or is that a waste of money? And is there any reason to spend any time in LIma at all? I often make my own arrangements, but we're using this company to do the Galapagos right before Peru, so they said they could do this, too.

5 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement