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Welcome to Action Peru Treks! Your Adventure is Waiting for you here!

Why Action Peru Treks and not just Peru treks? The word action requires physical movement, energy and accomplishes a purpose. Action Peru Treks provides superior, quality and authentic treks and tours to Machu Picchu and Choquequirao. We want you to connect with the treks and the beautiful scenery, which is why our team consists of only locals who have grown up on the land.

One of our primary goals is to support the local community. We make sure to provide fair wages for all of our team and especially our porters and horsemen.

Action Peru Treks was started in 2015 by Roxner Cardenas, who was born in a small community outside of Machu Picchu and has trekked this area all of his life. He has guided hundreds of groups on the Inca Trail, Ancascocha, Salkantay, Lares and the Choquequirao treks, both as a porter and a tour guide. He first visited Machu Picchu when he was 12 years old and was stunned by the history and architecture and decided to study to be a guide so he could share his culture and this beautiful landscape with others.

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Inca Trail to Machu Picchu 2018

Secure your spot for the 2018 Inca Trail now...

We are now taking bookings for the 2018 Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. this year, permits for May sold out less than 24 hours after they went on sale. June was sold out within 48 hours. All other months also sell very fast, particularly in the high season (April through September).

We can help you avoid the rush! Permits will go on sale in mid December 2017. When you pre-book with us, we guarantee we will be at the permit office the day the permits go on sale to get your permits.

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Inca Trail Tours & Alternative Treks to Machu Picchu

Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

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    Classic Inca Trail to Machu Picchu 4D/3N

    The Classic Inca Trail is the most famous hike in South America. It is a must-do and one of the biggest highlights of your trip to Peru. It offers 4 days of trekking along original paved Inca pathways.

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    Premium Inca Trail to Machu Picchu 5D/4N

    The 5 day, 4 night Premium version offers 4 days of trekking along original paved Inca pathways, a range of spectacular Inca ruins, an extensive tour of Machu Picchu and the opportunity to climb Huayna Picchu mountain.

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    Short Inca Trail to Machu Picchu 2D/1N

    On this hike you will tour an Inca Ruin, Chachabamba, which is not seen on any other trek. You will also see a waterfall that is so gorgeous it can’t be described! This trek includes lodging at a very nice hotel in Aguas Calientes.

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    Short Inca Trail to Machu Picchu with Camping 2D/1N

    On this hike you will tour an Inca Ruin, Chachabamba, which is not seen on any other trek. You will also see a waterfall that is so gorgeous it can’t be described! This trek includes lodging at a very nice hotel in Aguas Calientes.

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    Ancascocha + Inca Trail to Machu Picchu 7D/6N

    The Ancascocha Trek + Inca Trail trek wanders through traditional villages like Chillipahua, and its namesake Ancashcocha (3,900 m/12,795 feet). Along the way, it humps over big passes.

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    Salkantay Trek + Inca Trail

    On this six day Salkantay trek + Inca Trail, you spend the first 3 days on the Salkantay Trails before transitioning to the Inca Trail for the last 3 days. The diversity of flora and fauna, ecosystems and scenery you will see is indescribable.

Ancascocha & Salkantay Trek 8D/7N

New Ancascocha Trail + Salkantay Trek

Glaciers, Inca Sites, High Altitude lakes, Original Inca Trail paths, Solitude, Coffee Plantation Tours…this trek has all of these things and more.

We spend a lot of time discussing the merits of the Ancascocha and Salkantay treks and which is better for specific individuals. They are both incredible and it was unfortunate that a group couldn’t do both. That has changed now! This brand new trek combines our signature Ancascocha Trek with the most popular alternative trek to the Inca Trail.

Of course on the final day of the trek you visit the magnificent city of Machu Picchu to cap it all off.

We hope you will join us for this unique trek.

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Ancasococha Trek via Salkantay

Ancascocha Trek to Machu Picchu via Salkantay 5D/4N

It is easier to go down a hill than up, but the view is from the top”  – Arnold Bennett When it comes to knowing where to find the world’s best hiking trails, what better experts are there than the folks at National Geographic? The magazine recently compiled its list of 20 trails worldwide that hiking […]

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Vilcabamba trek to Machu Picchu

Vilcabamba Trek to Machu Picchu 5D/4N

This is a trek like none other, taking you to the last Inca city, Vilcabamba. As you hike off the beaten path, through a unique route to Machu Picchu passing the beautiful forest to the remote villages of Huancacalle and Racachaca. You will hike along the ruins of Vitcos (the last remains of Vilcabamba) and […]

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Rainbow Mountain Hike Peru

The Rainbow Mountain of Peru, also known as Vinicunca, are stunning and can be seen on the spectacular Ausangate Trek.

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  • Lares Trek - The Weaver's route!

    The Lares Trek to Machu Picchu is one of the Inca trails from the time of the Inca Empire. Today, the trail is still in use by farmers, who are Inca descendants. The Lares Trek connects the communities of Cancha Cancha, Quisuarani, Cuncani and Lares with life in the Sacred Valley. On the third day, we’ll take the afternoon train to Aguas Calientes, having a full day to explore the Machu Picchu Sanctuary and climb Huayna Picchu mountain the last day.

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Choquequirao Trek

The Classic Choquequirao Trek to Machu Picchu, is one of the most beautiful and spectacular treks in the Cusco region. This Choquequirao trek is an extended version that continues on past Choquequirao to Aguas Calientes and Machu Picchu.

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Choquequirao Trekking – Video

Choquequirao Trek Video

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