Whoops! You didn't book the Inca Trail. Here's how to still trek your way to Machu Picchu!
For aspiring adventurers who have no clue what they're doing
Machu Picchu is alright, but Peru has much more to offer than this over-crowded tourist attraction.
Don't make the same mistakes as us - we made way too many.
You guys can do this one for sure (especially with horses)!
The hike to Laguna 69 can be a bit challenging, particularly if you're not accustomed to the altitude, but it was also undoubtedly the most beautiful hike we've done so far.
If you're looking for a relatively easy hike to acclimatize to the elevation, Wilcacocha Lake is a good day trip to start exploring the area around Huaraz.