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Peru Posts. For over 4 decades Tusker has led thousands of intrepid travelers on awe-inspiring adventures around the world. Tusker’s fully supported treks allow you to fire up your passion for adventure in faraway places.

Cusco – Adventure Travel Gold

Cusco – Adventure Travel Gold

Located in the heart of the Inca’s Sacred Valley at just over 11,000 feet, Cusco Peru blends the best pre-Columbian indigenous artistry with Spanish colonial architecture. Much of it remains the way it looked…

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Tusker’s New Take on Machu Picchu

Tusker’s New Take on Machu Picchu

After seven hours of ascending a stone trail built hundreds of years ago by the Incas, you ascend the Monkey Steps and can sense you’re within reach. The day’s sun has been strong as you hike above…

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Aging and Altitude

Aging and Altitude

There may be a silver lining in that gray hair atop your balding head. People in their 50’s and older may be able to handle high altitude better than people half their age…

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The Hard Right: When Descending is the Best Option

The Hard Right: When Descending is the Best Option

Tusker’s South America guide Andrew Springsteel had to make that hard, but right call this spring in Peru’s Cordillera Blanca. After two-a-day medical checks, Sharon, one of the trekkers had developed early signs of high altitude pulmonary edema…

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THE WONDERS OF CORDILLERA BLANCA TREKKING

THE WONDERS OF CORDILLERA BLANCA TREKKING

By trekking at a slow pace we get to see ancient rock paintings and burial sites we wouldn’t even know about if we were driving or walking at a fast pace…

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