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Inca Trail Treks & Ancascocha Trekking Specialist

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 2019

Secure your spot for the 2019 Inca Trail now...

Perhaps the most famous and iconic trek on the planet, the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu can be found on ‘Bucket Lists’ the world over. But with limited permits released each year, the trail is always fully subscribed months in advance and so many tourists who visit leave Peru disappointed.

At Action Peru Treks we want to take the stress out of arranging your trek on the Inca Trail. Now taking bookings for the 2019 season, with just a small deposit we will confirm your place on one of our tours and, more importantly, request your permits for the Inca Trail on your preferred date.

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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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    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.

  • Short Inca Trail with Camping

    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 6D/5N

    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.

  • Lares Trek + Inca Trail

    The Ultimate Lares Trek + Inca Trail 5D/4N

    This remote and rarely visited region offers the trekker a unique view into traditional Andean life; a timeless worldwhere farmers still tend crops on lands worked by their ancestors, watching over herds of llama and alpaca beneath the sacred snow-covered peaks they once worshipped as Gods.

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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Highlights of The Andes 8 Days/ 7 Nights

There are many reasons to visit Peru. With its vibrant cityscapes, breathtaking vistas, mountaintop ruins and ancient cultures & traditions, visitors to the Land of the Incas are simply spoiled for choice. But with most people having limited time to experience the country, how do you choose what to see? We are delighted to offer […]

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Cusco Sacred Valley

Cusco, Sacred Valley and Short Inca Trail 6 Days

The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu needs to be experienced to be believed. The sheer size and extent of the Inca culture is breathtaking and inspiring. Their constructions are immense and impressive. At such a high altitude, it is essential we acclimatize so that we can fully appreciate this amazing country and civilization. We will visit these sites […]

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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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