Dreaming of A Trip to Machu Picchu? 6 Strategies to Make it Happen

You want it. But that trip of a lifetime to Machu Picchu seems out of your grasp.  Are you overwhelmed by the obstacles?  Not enough time or money, and maybe you're out of shape.  The worries will be there no matter what. Here are 6 simple strategies to make your vacation to Machu Picchu happen. You can do this.   1. Invite a friend. Or 8.   Reach…

Travel to Machu Picchu for the Ultimate Team-Building Trip

Bring your employees to Peru for training, community service and rejuvenation. Not to mention a little side trip to Machu Picchu! Team-building does not have to be boring. We can't think of a better way to get their attention. Let Adios Adventure Travel US office help you coordinate flights, hotels, activities and all logistics.  We make all the arrangements…

Best Honeymoon Hikes in Peru

We compiled a list of the best honeymoon hikes in Peru.  From easy to hard, and short to long, there are many choices to fit every budget and ability.  The rainy season in Peru is from December through early April.  It doesn't mean you can't hike, but you should be prepared for all kinds of weather including sunny, cool, warm and rainy.  All hikes…

Bolivia border visa: essential information for US Citizens

Get ready for big changes to tourism in Bolivia. "Ding Dong, the witch is deadl!" And the door is being flung open to welcome Americans. As of January 7, 2020, Tourist visas are no longer required for US citizens traveling to Bolivia. With the recent dethroning of former Bolivian President Evo Morales, we're happy to report that the country is ready…

Peru 2017: Teacher Strike Update

August 29 Update:  At this time the teacher strike has tapered off and is not affecting travel to Machu Picchu. Since the new rules for half day entry tickets went in to effect on July 1, the biggest delays are the waiting line for shuttle buses from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu main entry.  Go to MACHU PICCHU HALF DAY ENTRY TICKETS for more information  It's…

Adios Adventure Travel Women's Adventures: Machu Picchu and more

For Women Who Explore. If you're looking for a small group tour operator to organize your women-only guided vacations and trips to South America, please call our US office in Virginia. Adios Adventure Travel was founded by me, Jacquie Whitt. My assistant Heather and I can answer your questions from the perspective of a woman. I have personally visited…

Machu Picchu travel disruptions: what to expect

Whether it's a local strike, bad weather, unexpected illness or other random misfortune, interruptions can occur on any trip to Machu Picchu at any time during the year.   Due to the remote location, getting to Machu Picchu from Cusco requires a 2 hour transfer by car/bus through the Sacred Valley, 2 hour train ride to Aguas Calientes and 30 minute…

1-Day Guide Service to Machu Picchu

Click Here to get the latest information about the NEW RULES for entry to Machu Picchu After Covid-19 Adios professional, licensed guides live locally. They speak English and are experts on local history, lore and culture. Scroll to bottom for information about booking our guides. What is the status of the regulation that states you need a guide to…

Adventure Travel Job Opening: Work in Cusco, Peru

Are you passionate about travel and tourism? Do you want to learn about the hospitality industry? Are you looking for practical experience in tourism?  Adios Adventure Travel is looking for an enthusiastic and energetic administrative assistant in Cusco, Peru. This employment opportunity can begin immediately.   Most travelers coming to Cusco are on…

How Many Miles will an Airline Compensate You for Fainting on a Flight?

It was never my intention to find out the answer to that question. But if you guessed 20,000 miles, you are correct.   Let me make it clear that Delta Airlines in no way caused me to faint on my flight from Lima, Peru to Atlanta.  But what happened after I fainted, is why they compensated me with 20,000 frequent flyer miles.  The story began after…