24 Unmissable Things To Do In Cusco, Peru

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Cusco is easily one of the most beautiful cities in Peru – if not in all of South America. The perfect starting point to explore Peru’s Sacred Valley, and a solid base to get accustomed to the altitude before you embark on the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu since it’s set at a whopping 3,399 … Read more

A Guide To Visiting The Sacred Valley, Peru

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If there is one place you shouldn’t be missing when in Peru, that’s the Sacred Valley. Surrounded by the peaks of the Andes, scattered with many impressive Inca ruins and lovely colorful villages, this is one of the top tourist destinations in the country. Most travelers usually visit the Sacred Valley on day trips from … Read more

15 Best Day Trips From Cusco

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Cusco is easily one of the best places to visit in Peru. The city is packed with things to do and interesting attractions; you will find an incredible array of restaurants and bars; fabulous accommodation options that cater to all budgets; and an overall friendly, fun vibe. But there’s more! Getting out of town is … Read more

25 Things To Know Before Visiting Peru

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Are you visiting Peru and have lots of questions? Peru has a lot to offer for travelers. Inca sites in the mountains, macaws in the Amazon rainforest and a coastline of more than 2,000 kilometers (more than 1,240 miles) – all of those places are waiting for you to come by and pay a visit. … Read more

A Complete Guide To Hiking Rainbow Mountain

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Rainbow Mountain, or Montaña De 7 Colores, is a colorful mountain near Cusco with significant historical meaning. It is often overlooked on most trips to Cusco, as most travelers reserve more time for nearby Machu Picchu. However, this hike should be squeezed into your Cusco itinerary when possible. Rainbow Mountain sits about a two or … Read more

A 2 Weeks Classic Peru Itinerary

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Peru is a fantastic country, with lots to see. With so many gorgeous colonial cities, interesting archeological sites, mountains that call to be hikes, coming up with a good Peru itinerary is easier said than done – especially if you have limited time. If you don’t know where to start planning, worry not! I have … Read more

22 Fun Things To Do In Arequipa Peru

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Known as La Ciudad Blanca (the White City, in English), a nickname due to the white volcanic rock used to build the city (though some argue that the nickname came from the fact that in colonial times more than 70% of the local population was white), Arequipa is easily the most beautiful city in Peru, … Read more

A Guide To Visiting The Colca Canyon Peru

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Peru is a fantastic hiking destination, and anywhere you go in the country you will find many incredible hiking trails that will challenge your fitness but will also be incredibly rewarding. Not far from Arequipa, the Colca Canyon offers an incredible array of trails – easy enough to tackle independently, but best if enjoyed with … Read more