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A Positive Altitude

This complete guide to altitude sickness will break down what the illness is and how the symptoms appear, as well as offer tips on how to avoid the sickness and, if you are affected, how to treat it. What is altitude sickness? It occurs when you can’t get sufficient oxygen from the air as it is thinner at higher altitude. This generally occurs at 6,500 ft. (1,980 m) above sea level. As Cusco sits at 11,152 ft. (3,399 m), it is very possible that visitors will feel the effects of the elevated altitude. The symptoms of the sickness usually emerge after spending 6-12 hours at high altitude, so be aware that you may not feel the effects immediately. On the Salkantay Trek, you will hike up to 15,

How to Prepare for the Trek of your Lifetime

From the moment you decide to book a tour with us, each helpful member of staff will strive to help you wherever they can. However, there are several things that fall upon you, the traveler, to organize in order to prepare for the days of trekking that lie ahead. Altitude Before you start a trek through the mountains of Peru, it is essential to know about the differences in the altitude. It is very possible that you will feel the effects of altitude sickness one arrival in Cusco and also at the higher points along the trekking trails around the region. It is highly recommended to arrive in Cusco a few days before your trek in order to acclimatize . You must also make sure you stay hydrated a

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