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)!
8 days, 120 km, one fever, lots of pain, unbeatable views.
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.