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Machu Picchu & Peruvian Culture - Guest Review

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Bart and Suzanne Edises were referred to us through their friends, who traveled with us in the past. They enjoyed working with Kelsey, our South America expert, to plan a custom trip to Peru to experience Machu Picchu and the surrounding areas. Besides a day hike on the Inca Trail and exploring the ancient ruins of Machu Picchu, they...
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Inca Trail to Machu Picchu - Guest Review

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Sara and Gary Frings recently checked off a trip they had been wanting to take for over 20 year; the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. The Fringes, Wildland alumni, had previously visited Zambia and Botswana, and having a great experience with us, decided to travel again, with their two sons, to Peru on our In...
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Peru and Galapagos Islands Adventures Part 1

Peru and Galapagos Islands Adventures Part 1
Our very happy alumni travelers, Steve & Allison, are currently on a celebratory Galapagos and Machu Picchu trip honoring their 34th wedding anniversary. They sent us this recap of day one on the Peru portion of their trip. (We will feature Galapagos post-trip, promise!) Peru Day 1 Our Galapagos days are over. We got off the boat, checked into ...
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I had no idea Peru was so gorgeous!

I had no idea Peru was so gorgeous!
This family of four just returned from a week-long trip to the Andean highlands and was blown away by Peru’s beauty. “We had an amazing time. We all loved Peru and said it's the best family trip we've had. Everything was incredible. I had wanted to go to Machu Picchu and I was celebrating a big birthday this year. Several friends had used Wildland and had excellent trips and so we decided to plan something with you for Peru. Peru was easy to get to and allowed us to do a short enough trip to schedule with my adult children. I had no idea Peru was so gorgeous. It was an eye opener. We enjoyed everything. Machu Picchu was magical. Lima was probably our least favorite place, however, our guide did a great job of making the city feel smaller and more special. It was the perfect amount of time for...
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Five Hidden Gem Treks in South America

Five Hidden Gem Treks in South America
How often can you say that you were able to trek in the steps of the Inca, bike through Martian landscapes and walk amongst guanacos and condors on the Patagonian steppe through the famous Torres del Paine? If your answer is not very often, then I'm here to help! This year I am extremely excited to share several new treks in South America for travelers looking for new, rare and enticing experiences that showcase the various gems of South America’s diverse landscapes and the local peoples that call these unique places home.  FIVE HIDDEN GEM TREKS IN SOUTH AMERICA: 1) Epic Chile Expedition: Atacama & PatagoniaMy personal new favorite, and the trip that I will be leading this October to celebrate our 30th anniversary explores the two most iconic regions of Chil: the Atacama & Patagonia. This is South America’s trekker’s paradise! The adventure kicks off in an otherworldly landscape in the Atacama, the world’s highest and driest desert. Hike, bike and...
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