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Transportation Sacred Valley Peru, Cusco and Ollantaytambo

  Transportation in the Sacred Valley Renting a car in Cusco can be expensive, and a bit of a hassle as parking is sometimes difficult to find, as well as the fact that many travelers just want to be dropped off somewhere, as opposed to paying to both rent and park a car for a […]

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Advice on visiting Machu Picchu

  Every six months or so, we look at feedback we have received from other travelers, as well as other logistical and transportation changes and updates in the area of Machu Picchu, Ollantaytambo, and Cusco, Peru and we give our advice on how to best visit Machu Picchu.  Here it is:   1. It helps […]

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Mountain Biking in Cusco and Ollantaytambo

Mountain Biking in Cusco and Ollantaytambo The secret is getting out – Peru has some of the best mountain biking in the world, particularly for those who like big and long descents. Located in the heart of the Andes with an average riding altitude of over 10,000 feet, mountain biking in the Cusco and Ollantaytambo […]

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Choquequirau Trek

Choquequirao Trek   The trek to Choquequirau, (otherwise known as Choquequirao) is one of the best treks in Peru if not the world, and makes a great alternative to the Inca Trail.   It is recommended to allow 5 full days from Cusco or Ollantaytambo in order to properly see the whole site, as it […]

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Inca Avalanche Race

Inca Avalanche Bike Race We are super excited about this year’s Inca Avalanche !  This is our third year of organizing this downhill enduro mountain bike race. The race has grown each year, but for 2013 we have seen an enormous increase in rider participation, media coverage, well known international racers, and just an overall […]

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Happy Holidays from KB Tambo Hotel and Tours

Happy Holidays ! Celebrating our 10th year of adventure travel and hotel in Machu Picchu, Peru We at KB Tambo Tours would like to wish everyone a very happy holiday season !  It has been a great year, and sometimes we can forget just how blessed we are here in terms of our hotel and […]

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Advice for visiting Machu Picchu

Advice for Visiting Machu Picchu Everyone wants to get the most out of their once in a lifetime trip to Machu Picchu.  Here are some tips from a local, expat Will “KB” Janecek. 1.  Plan ahead.  Some things are best done on the fly, but visiting Machu Picchu is not one of them.  First, be […]

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Trekking in Peru

Trekking In Peru   Every year, it seems, the hiking and trekking gets even cooler.  By that, we mean that the sheer number of wilderness routes through the Andes mountains near Machu Picchu is amazing. Add to that the ever growing number of attractive and interesting Incan archaeological sites that have been uncovered in recent […]

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Entrance tickets to Huayna Picchu Machu Picchu

Entrance tickets to Huayna Picchu & Machu Picchu   One of the most common questions we receive is “how do I buy entrance tickets to Huayna Picchu? and “how do I buy entrance tickets to Huayna Picchu ?” First, how much do they cost? Entrance to Machu Picchu is 126 Peruvian Soles, or with You […]

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Summer in Machu Picchu

Summer in Machu Picchu !     Although summer to us typically involves more cloudy and rainy weather (November to April) it also means warmer temperatures and less crowds.  We have been going out on all kinds of crazy expeditions the last few weeks !  The picture above shows KB crossing the Apurimac River on […]

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