Category: Adventure

Snow-capped peaks across a green valley with blue skies along the Salkantay trek.

Inca Trail Alternatives: 6 Scenic Andean Treks

If the Inca Trail is sold out or you prefer trekking along remote trails, these 6 Inca Trail alternatives are incredible trekking options in the majestic Andes Mountains of Cusco.

Glaciers feed minerals to Humantay Lake to give it its emerald and blue color.

Humantay Lake: Hiking to the Beautiful Laguna Humantay

Discover everything you need to know about Humantay Lake and how to get there with this comprehensive hiking guide to Cusco’s beautiful emerald lake.

Snowcapped Ausangate Mountain with sun hitting it and blue skeis with clouds beyond it

Ausangate Trek: The Complete Trekker’s Guide

The Ausangate Trek is a challenging high altitude trek through 70 km of the Cordillera Vilcanota mountain range and features some of Peru’s most extraordinary scenery.

View of Cotahuasi Canyon, the Deepest Canyon in the World

Cotahuasi Canyon: Explore The World’s Deepest Canyon

Learn everything there is to know about the spectacular Cotahuasi Canyon in Southern Peru, the deepest canyon in the world.

Train tracks leading to Machu Picchu

Following the tracks to Machu Picchu

Use Bianca’s handmade map to learn about the highlights in the Sacred Valley en route to Machu Picchu.

Atacama desert - Chile

Chile: An adventure through Atacama, the world’s driest desert

Adventurist and travel advisor, Kelly Hurst, explores the stunning scenery and natural wonders of the world’s driest desert in northern Chile.

The impressive snow-capped peak of Pariacaca, located on the border between Lima and Junín.

A high altitude adventure to Pariacaca

The entire Pariacaca-Yauyos region is a place of rare beauty, made all the more special because few outsiders ever visit.

Thrill seeker zipping over El Manto de la Novia in Baños, the adventure capital of Ecuador.

Destination highlight: Waterfalls and hot springs in Baños, Ecuador

The thrilling destination of Baños, Ecuador is nestled in a lush valley along the Pastaza River under the smoky plumes of nearby Tungurahua Volcano.

Lares trek, Laguna Aruraycocha

A Peru travel tale: Encounters along the high mountain passes of Lares

I had the chance to go on the Lares trek, an amazing experience, and words and pictures cannot capture the beauty of the highland mountains and its people.