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Lares Trek Map

05 September 2019
The Lares Trek is an unusual trail that begins 40 miles north of Cusco and 35 miles southeast of Machu Picchu. Here is the Lares Trek Map and Itinerary.

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Trek Lares Tips and Tricks

29 August 2019
Lares trek is a hike that lasts four days to the Machu Picchu citadel, starting nearby the town of Lares, approximately 64 kilometers north from Cusco.

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2 Day Inca Trail Availability

15 August 2019
Peruvian government allows the entry of 250 tourists per day for the 2-day Inca Trail. Check 2 day Inca Trail Permits Availability 2019 and Book Online!

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Raqchi: Inca Parthenon of the Fifteenth century

09 August 2019
Raqchi archaeological site is one of the most important constructions of Inca Empire, characterized by its unique and extraordinary architectural technique

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Discovering Andahuaylillas in Cusco: the Sistine Chapel and More

07 August 2019
Our adventure starts from the city of Cusco traveling 36 km to the town of Andahuaylillas Cusco, the bus trip last 45 min following the Andean Baroque route to Andahuaylillas Church the Sistine Chapel of America.

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Pikillaqta: a Sacred Place in the South Valley

02 August 2019
Pikillaqta is one of the most famous and best preserved pre-Inca sites that existed in the Peruvian territory, developed by the Wari culture from Ayacucho

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Qenqo Cusco Peru

23 July 2019
It is believed that Qenqo Cusco Peru was a bridge to communicate Incas with their gods such as the Sun, the earth, the mountains, the moon and the stars.

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Puca Pucara: Everything you need to know about the Red Fort

22 July 2019
Puca Pucara or Puka pukara is undoubtedly one of the main archaeological sites near the city of Cusco along with Sacsayhuaman, Qenqo and Tambomachay.

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Tambomachay Cusco

12 July 2019
The archaeological site of Tambomachay Cusco is one of the most important Inca constructions. Here we leave you a complete guide so you can also visit it.

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Sacsayhuaman: An Inca Fortress?

10 July 2019
Sacsayhuaman is an Inca constructions as surprising as Machu Picchu. Its purpose is still unknown, which make it a mysterious and magical place.

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Cathedral of Cusco

09 July 2019
Cathedral of Cusco or Basilica Cathedral of the Assumption of the Virgin is the main church of Cusco, and the most important colonial monuments of America.

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Coricancha Peru

02 July 2019
The Coricancha Sun Temple was a sacred place where the Sun was worshiped, so they could only enter the place fasting, barefoot and with a load on the back.

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Inca Trail Permit Availability 2019

20 June 2019
Check the Inca Trail availability calendar by yourself here. Go to Inca Trail Permit Availability 2019 and Book it Online before the permits sold out!

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Inca Trail Alternative treks

31 May 2019
If the Classic Inca Trail is fully booked, you can still enjoy one of our amazing Alternative Treks! These are the alternative treks to the Inca Trail ...

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How to buy Machu Picchu and Huayna Picchu Mountain Tickets 2019

31 May 2019
Want to live one of the adventures par excellence in Machu Picchu? Follow this guide step by step to get your Machu Picchu and Huayna Picchu Tickets 2019

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Hiking tips for beginners

23 May 2019
Don´t worry if you feel jumpy and nervous before your first hike, that´s natural! In this post, I´ll describe in detail some hiking tips for beginners.

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Inca Trail vs Lares Trail

17 May 2019
Which is best - Inca Trail vs Lares Trek? Lares Trek is a much less discovered route, ... You are dealing with more ascents and descents on the Inca Trail

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Having Fun in Cusco

03 April 2019
Cusco is perhaps the most cosmopolitan city in Peru. Entertainment here, like the city itself. Both global and modern as well as highlands and traditional.

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Peru Outdoor Activities

22 March 2019
Peru offers a multitude of outdoor activities that suit everybody's interests, abilities, and wallet: hiking, rafting, biking, sand-boarding, and more ...

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Cusco & The Sacred Valley

22 March 2019
Most come for Machu Picchu, but Cusco & Sacred Valley leaves them breathless, dotted with spectacular Incan and pre-Incan ruins, stuning churches, and more.

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Inca Trail Tours

22 March 2019
The Inca Trail Tours cover part of the impressive 'Qapaq Ñan', one of the best works of engineering, made entirely by hand, without any wheel or iron.

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Machu Picchu & The Inca Trail Planner

22 March 2019
If you are organizing a trip to Machu Picchu we give you some recommendations that will help you prepare your adventure. All information updated in 2019

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Short Inca Trail difficulty

16 February 2019
The short Inca Trail difficulty is moderate, is ideal for families. Even, the first hours of walking is a constant climb, then the trail becomes easier.

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Inti Raymi tickets 2019

17 January 2019
Inti Raymi is the most amazing Inca celebration, this ceremony takes place every year on June 24th and coincides with the winter solstice and harvest time

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Inca Trail permits 2019

05 December 2018
Inca Trail permits 2019 must be reserved with a minimum of 5 or 6 months before. The only way to get the permits is through an authorized travel agency.

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Hiram Bingham Machu Picchu

04 December 2018
In 1867 Hiram Bingham had discovered one of the most important ruins in South America: Machu Picchu, which he believed was the lost city of the Incas.

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Inca Trail Cost

03 December 2018
Inca Trail is considered among the 5 best hiking trails in the world. But, what is the price for this incredible adventure? Here we tell you everything

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Salkantay trek altitude

01 December 2018
The Salkantay trek altitude has its highest point in the Abra Salcantay, at 4,650 meters above sea level. The Salkantay Glacier reaches 6,271 m.s.n.m.

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Best routes for trekking in Cusco

30 November 2018
Trekking in Cusco will take you through landscapes considered among the most beautiful on the planet, to the most amazing and unique places that exist

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Train from Cusco to Machu Picchu

29 November 2018
The train from Cusco to Machu Picchu is a beautiful journey through the Sacred Valley of the Incas to Aguas Calientes, at the foot of Machu Picchu citadel.

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Machu Picchu holidays

28 November 2018
Cusco and Machu Picchu are spectacular destinations 365 days a year. But, there are unique holidays that make your trip to Machu Picchu a magical experience

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Cusco travel

27 November 2018
Cusco is the most interesting city in South America, considered a World Heritage Site. Here we show you some places you can't miss in your Cusco travel.

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Peru Vacation

26 November 2018
Peru is a destination that captivates anyone looking for something different. Enjoy a Peru vacation in 2019 full of history, food, adventure, and more

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How far is the hike to Machu Picchu?

23 November 2018
Inca Trail lenght is 43 kilometers along a stone paved road, which leads to the impregnable citadel of Machu Picchu located deep in the jungle of Cusco

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Inca Trail with kids

22 November 2018
Do not hesitate to hike the Inca trail with kids. The exuberant nature and the samples of living culture in the route will have them entertained and amazed

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Salkantay Trek vs Inca Trail

21 November 2018
Which is best? The Salkantay Trek shows the best landscapes of all the excursions to Machu Picchu, but is more exhausting than the Classic Inca Trail.

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Salkantay Lodge

20 November 2018
Located at 12,795 feet, Salkantay Lodge takes its name from a sacred peak of Inca mythology: Salkantay, which stands tall at a spectacular 20,500 feet.

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Lima to Machu Picchu

16 November 2018
From Lima to Machu Picchu there are about 795 miles. To get from Lima to Machu Picchu, first you have to get to Cusco, traveling by plane for an hour

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The most impressive Peru wildlife animals

14 November 2018
The biodiversity of species of fauna that exists in our country is impressive. Now we will introduce you to the most impressive Peru wildlife animals.

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How to get to Machu Picchu

13 November 2018
The access point to Machu Picchu tours is through Aguas Calientes. To get there, is necessary to combine means of transport including train, car, or walk.

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Amazon River

08 November 2018
The Amazon river is the main in South America and the largest in the world, containing more water than the Nile, the Yangtze and the Mississippi combined

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Inca Empire

06 November 2018
At its height in the 15th and 10th centuries, the Inca Empire encompassed thousands of square miles, stretching almost the entire lenght of the Andes.

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How to Take Your Next Trip Without Plastics

03 November 2018
In this article, we try to make you aware of the consumption and use of plastic during travel and what you can do to reduce, or better yet, eliminate it.

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Cusco Peru Mountains

30 October 2018
In Cusco, there are many snowy peaks, which are easily accessible and visible, that adorn the landscape and offer the possibility of adventure sports.

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Manu National Park

29 October 2018
The Manu National Park conserve representative samples of the biological diversity of tropical forest of Peru. It is the ideal place for nature lovers

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Sacred Valley itinerary

23 October 2018
The excursion to the Sacred Valley can be done with a tour or on your own. The Sacred Valley itinerary tour includes several traditional towns of Cusco

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Machu Picchu hotels

22 October 2018
Many people come to Aguas Calientes, know as Machu Picchu Town, with the theme of where to stay. Here we present some ideas about Machu Picchu hotels.

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Best time to go to Machu Picchu

20 October 2018
Most appropriate months to go to a Machu Picchu tour are from April to October. Rains are scarce and you can contemplate the ruins without any problem.

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Inca Trail Superior vs Cheaper Services

19 October 2018
Inca Trail Superior vs Cheaper, What is the difference between them? Inca Trail Cheap is designed for those trekkers who want to hike with a low budget

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Mountain lodges of Peru

18 October 2018
To practice hiking in Peru is to travel through beautiful landscapes with glaciers, forests, beautiful villages and, above all, very hospitable people.

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Cusco Elevation

13 October 2018
Therefore, travelers should be cautious upon arrival in Cusco. The Cusco city has a height of 3,399 m.s., which is significantly higher than Machu Picchu.

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Trekking Peru

12 October 2018
Practice trekking in Peru is to travel through beautiful Andean landscapes with fantastic views of snow-capped mountains, valleys, glaciers, and lagoons.

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Trekking Machu Picchu

11 October 2018
There are two ways of trekking Machu Picchu: either along an arduous 4-day/3-night trek, or as part of a more accessible 2-day/1-night short inca trail.

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Who built Machu Picchu?

10 October 2018
The studies agree that the main responsible for the Inca expansion was the Emperor Pachacútec, who built Machu Picchu in the middle of the 15th century

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Things to do in Cusco

09 October 2018
Cusco is considered the Archaeological Capital of America with a lot of attractions for tourists. Here you´ll find a list of best things to do in Cusco.

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Salkantay trek Superior vs Cheaper

05 October 2018
On the Salkantay Superior service we will provide the all personal equipment, but in the Salkantay Trek Cheaper, you need to bring all personal equipment

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Machu Picchu altitude

05 October 2018
Machu Picchu citadel, considered the most emblematic destinations of South America, is located at an altitude of 7,972 feet (2,430 meters) above sea level

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Inca Trail Book Online

04 October 2018
Do you want to hike the Classic Inca Trail? Check availability now and book online the Inca Trail in advance. We guaranteed your Inca trail reserve 100%

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Machu Picchu climate

01 October 2018
Machu Picchu climate is influenced by the heights of the Andes, rapidly changing climate between cloudy skies exchanged with sunny moments and strong winds

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Machu Picchu Information

29 September 2018
Machu Picchu was the most amazing architectural construction of the Inca Empire. Here you´ll find all the Machu Picchu information your require to visit it

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Peru People

28 September 2018
In trying to define Peru people, it really matters where you are. The population is made up of many ethnic groups that have been mixed with immigrants

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Inca Trail 2019

25 September 2018
Every year thousands of travelers are looking forward the start of the season of Inca Trail. This 2019, the month of March marks the beginning of the trek

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Machu Picchu Regulations

24 September 2018
Machu Picchu Regulations were established to combat overuse of one of the most famous sights in South America, that had been going on for too long.

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22 September 2018
Centrally located Urubamba is the busiest of the Sacred Valley towns, because it´s the best equipped and offers a few attractions to handle visitors.

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White water rafting Peru

21 September 2018
Peru has rivers that bathe its diverse regions. The strength of the water allows the practice of white water rafting Peru, a sport of pure adrenaline.

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Ollantaytambo ruins

20 September 2018
Ollantaytambo ruins is an obligatory point on the Sacred Valley Machu Picchu tour for those who simply have an interest in everything related to the Incas.

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Machu Picchu hike

19 September 2018
Today, 4-day/3-night Machu Picchu hike has been designated a World Heritage Natural and Cultural site, is the most popular hiking trail in South America.

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Machu Picchu and Mountains Itinerary

17 September 2018
The mountains of Machu Picchu are among the main attractions in the Inca sanctuary. Both Huayna Picchu and Machu Picchu Mountain offer unique experiences

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Cusco to Ollantaytambo

15 September 2018
To get from Cusco to Ollantaytambo, you´ll need to aboard the buses on Pavitos street in Cusco, that pass through the town of Chinchero in Sacred Valley.

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Visiting Machu Picchu

14 September 2018
The mystical city of Machu Picchu atract a lot of visitants. You can visit Machu Picchu on a day trip, but we recommend visiting Machu Picchu overnight.

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Machu Picchu Cheap

12 September 2018
The cost of a trip to Machu Picchu depends in large part on your style of travel. Here we´ll give you tips to get to Machu Picchu in a cheap way.

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Inca Sun God

11 September 2018
In the religion of the Incas, the 'Inti' was the sun god and the most important deity. Today, the Inti Raymi festival is celebrated in honor of this god.

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Machu Picchu tickets 2019

07 September 2018
Do you want to visit Machu Picchu? Check how to buy your Machu Picchu tickets in 2019 and don´t miss the opportunity to visit the Wonder of the World.

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Cusco to Machu Picchu

06 September 2018
Machu Picchu is not very far away from Cusco. There are many ways to get from Cusco to Machu Picchu, some of them more expensive, but none is exactly easy

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Altitude Sickness Pills

05 September 2018
To prevent altitude sickness it is recommended to take Pills one hour before reaching altitude, and continue taking one every eight hours during your stay.

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Cusco Hotels

04 September 2018
In recent years, all types of lodgings have really mushroomed in Cusco. Most of the Cusco Hotels are very central-within walking distance of the main square

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Trujillo Peru

03 September 2018
Founded in 1534, Trujillo Peru is surrounded by abundant rice and sugar-cane fields, and with fascinating Moche and Chimú archaeological sites nearby.

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Machu Picchu Vistadome vs 360 Inca Rail train

01 September 2018
If you want to get to Machu Picchu by a luxury trip, there are two luxury trains: the Vistadome train and the Inca Rail 360. But, which one to choose?

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Amazon Rainforest Deforestation Facts

31 August 2018
Of all the jungles that we can find on the planet, the Amazon is the most important. Join me to know these interesting Amazon Rainforest Deforestation Facts

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Visiting Lake Titicaca

30 August 2018
The Lake Titicaca is stunning, unpredictable. and enormous. Visiting Lake Titicaca is a experience full of cultures, geology, unique flora and fauna.

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Lima Tourism

29 August 2018
Lima is a city of contrast, culture, and commotion. Here you´ll find streets flanked by Colonial mansions, pre-Inca ruins, historic churches, and museums.

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Ollantaytambo Peru

28 August 2018
The fortress of Ollantaytambo Peru was the site of the Inca victory over the Spanish conquest. But, Ollantaytambo existed for more than defensive purposes

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How to get to Salinas de Maras from Cusco

27 August 2018
To get to Salinas de Maras from Cusco take a taxi to a point near Tarabamba village; from there, it´s a 4km walk along a footpath next to the river.

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Machu Picchu Facts

25 August 2018
Undeniably, Machu Picchu is the most spectacular archaeological site. Here you´ll find some Machu Picchu facts that will convince you to visit the citadel.

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Rainbow Mountain Cusco

21 August 2018
The Rainbow Mountain Cusco is one of the new and most beautfiul attractions of Peru. Photos posted on Facebook and Instagram, made him gain popularity.

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Cusco to Maras

20 August 2018
From Cusco to Maras are 48 km. To get there take a taxi to a point near the village of Tarabamba; and then walk 4km along a footpath next to the river.

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Spectacled bear Machu Picchu

13 August 2018
Did you know that you can see spectacled bears on your visit to the Inca city of Machu Picchu? It is the only place where you can see them walking freely

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Peruvian national dish

07 August 2018
With more than 500 years old, the ceviche is undoubtedly the peruvian national dish. It is an entry served cold, accompanied by onion and chili pepper.

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Belmond Sanctuary Lodge

06 August 2018
Belmond Sanctuary Lodge, located between the Andes and Peruvian jungle, is the only hotel located next to Machu Picchu, offering its guests easy access.

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Peru History

04 August 2018
Origins of civilization in Peru can be traced back 20,000 years, making the country one of the cradles of ancient cultures. Let´s learn about Peru History.

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Inca Trail Lodge to Lodge

26 July 2018
Inca Trail takes you through stunning scenery, starting in the thin air of the highlands and ending in cloud forests, resting in lodges along the route.

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Machu Picchu History

21 July 2018
The Inca Citadel of Machu Picchu was missed and survived untouched until the beginning of 20th century. Now, let´s get to know the Machu Picchu history.

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Welcome to the Central Highlands

19 July 2018
Central Higlands are where the massive Andes crash into the impenetrable South American rainforests. This beautiful region is quicly gaining prominence.

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The Ruins of Machu Picchu

17 July 2018
The exquisite architecture of the Incan ruins of Machu Picchu, the formidable backdrop of hills, and Urubamba River have made it the iconic symbol of Peru.

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Uros Titicaca

13 July 2018
Uros Lake Titicaca, known as the Floating Islands, are man-made islands woven together with mud and tótora reeds that grow in the Lake Titicaca shallows.

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Jungle Days

13 July 2018
A trip to the jungle is often towards the top of a visitor’s Peruvian wish list. Fortunately, there are a few main options of Jungle Days Trip to choose.

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Nazca Lines Mystery

11 July 2018
The Nazca Lines mystery with centuries of history still remains unresolved today. Why are they there? What meaning do they have? What was its function?

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How far in advance do I need to book the Inca Trail

09 July 2018
6, 5 or 3 month or 1 year in advance? To secure a permit to enter the Classic Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, we recommend to book it 8 months in advance.

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Machu Picchu Mountain Hike

05 July 2018
Do you plan to visit Machu Picchu? Know that the Wonder of the World offers a variety of experiences for tourists, including the Machu Picchu Mountain Hike.

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Salar de Uyuni

04 July 2018
Salar of Uyuni is the largest salt mine in the world. It is located in the department of Potosi in the southwest of Bolivia, at an altitude of 3650 masl.

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Peru Rail train to Machu Picchu

30 June 2018
Peru Rail train to Machu Picchu offers a magical ride in which. Before arriving at the historic sanctuary of Machu Picchu, you can feel the Andean energy.

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Sun Gate Machu Picchu

29 June 2018
You can see the sun rise through the 'Inti Punku' or 'Sun Gate' Machu Picchu gateway from the western heights of the ruins at certain times of year.

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Salkantay Trek: One of the best Treks in Peru - National Geographic

29 June 2018
Many renowned publications place the Salkantay Trek among the 10 best hiking trails along the world; between those is the National Geographic Magazine.

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Amazon rainforest animals list

26 June 2018
The Amazonas region is famous in Peru because the Amazon rainforest animals list is so great that it is estimated that most of them remain undiscovered.

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Llamas and Alpacas at Machu Picchu

22 June 2018
In this blog you will learn more about south animals, soecially llamas and alpacas that maybe conques your heart during your expedition in Machu Picchu.

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Training for Machu Picchu trek

22 June 2018
The training for Machu Picchu trek begins taking into consideration your physical condition. It is necessary begin to prepare 6 months before your walk.

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Guinea Pig Peru

22 June 2018
For many people, eating guinea pig Peru is a challenge, but it develops an extremely important role in the Peruvian gastronomy, specially in Andean food.

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Humantay Lake

22 June 2018
The Humantay Lake is a place that impacts with its immensity, traces and colors in the landscape, make it one of the unmissable tourist destinations of Peru

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Machu Picchu & Cusco Peru Airport

22 June 2018
Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport is the only airport in Cusco. It has been constantly named the second most important air terminal in Peru

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4 day Inca Trail prices

19 June 2018
The 4 day Inca Trail prices depends in large part on your style of travel. The way you choose how to go to Machu Picchu influences the cost of this trip.

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Inca Trail 4 day Itinerary

19 June 2018
Here we explain you the Inca trail 4 day itinerary that will allow you to arrive to Machu Picchu citadel and enjoy one of the best experiences of your life

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Inca Trail 4 day vs 5 day

06 June 2018
Here we explain the main differences between 4 day vs 5 day Inca trail and why we believe you will enjoy your experience more if you choose the 5 day trail

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Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu tour

02 June 2018
Cusco Sacred Valley Machu Picchu tour combines the beauty of Sacred Valley of the Incas with the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu short in 3 unforgettable days.

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Hiking Short Inca Trail

02 June 2018
Hiking the Short Inca Trail 2-days/1-night, is the best option for those who did not have the opportunity to book the Classic Inca Trail 4-days/3-nights.

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Wildlife Conservation Foundation

28 May 2018
If you are planning a vacation in the jungle here you have an excellent option. In Iquitos is located an incredible Wildlife Conservation Foundation: CREA

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Peru Hiking Tours

28 May 2018
If you want to live an extreme adventure and venture to a farther destination, this guide will help you decide between the most famous Peru Hiking Tuours.

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Machu Picchu Ticket Website

25 May 2018
If you are not going to buy your tickets through one of the Machu Picchu tour operators, and you want to buy them on your own, this blog is for you.

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Waterfalls in South America

25 May 2018
Peru has the second (Gocta), third (Three Sisters Waterfall) and fourth (Yumbilla) highest waterfalls in South America, which definitely worth to visit it

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Travel Peru in July

24 May 2018
The traditional festivities, local folklore, and beliefs and legends, are living heritage that enriches the experience of traveling to Peru in July.

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Peru Jungle Tour

23 May 2018
If you like to travel with friends, take walks and discover remote corners of the jungle, Puerto Maldonado, in Madre de Dios, is your perfect destination.

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Lima Peru Machu Picchu Tours

22 May 2018
If you plan a trip to Machu Picchu you may have several routes. If you travel from Lima, our Lima Peru Machu Picchu Tours are the best alternative.

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Peruvian Adventure Tours

21 May 2018
From surfing on the longest left wave in the world to walking through the andes with living traditions, enjoy the best guided Peruvian Adventure Tours.

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Machu Picchu Adventure Tours

21 May 2018
Tours to Machu Picchu are a classic that every adventurer must do at least once in their lives. An excellent Machu Picchu adventure tour is the Inca Trail

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Buy Trekking Shoes

19 May 2018
You will visit Machu Picchu and cross the Andes. The weather varies from cold to intermediate, but your feet need to be protected and ready for long walks.

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Things to do around Machu Picchu

18 May 2018
Unless you are on a short trip to Machu Picchu, you will have some free time in Aguas Calientes, enjoy it, there is much to do before entering Machu Picchu

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Choquequirao Peru

18 May 2018
Choquequirao is as impressive as Machu Picchu Peru. Less known, and free of the abundant tourist visit. In this guide you will learn how to get on your own

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How many days to spend in Cusco and Machu Picchu

17 May 2018
Here we will teach you to plan your trip to Cusco, Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu. The days needed to make a trip like this are 4, but it can be done in 3.

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Top 5 places to visit in Peru

17 May 2018
When thinking about a destiny to know, why not to repeat? Undoubtedly Peru always comes to mind. The culture make it the perfect axiom for travelers.

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Buy Holiday Insurance Online

16 May 2018
When you finish reviewing the details of your trip, you realize that you need to get your travel insurance and ask yourself, which one is right for me?

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Best time of year for Machu Picchu

16 May 2018
The high season of tourism occurs between May and August; this season coincides with the dry season, but also with the vacations in Europe and the USA.

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Amazon River Cruises in Peru

15 May 2018
The Amazon River in Peru, a fluvial course located in South America, is the longest and largest river on our planet, followed in length by the Nile River.

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Peru Monuments

15 May 2018
Peru is one of the most diverse and interesting destinations in the world. It is a country full of real historical monuments, ruins and cities lost in time

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Lake Titicaca Lodge

14 May 2018
Lake Titicaca is the largest lake in South America. Most outstanding thing about it are people who live there and amazing lodges on the floating islands.

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Inca Walking Bridge Tour 2019

09 May 2018
In the 21st century, residents of Canas communities relive an ancestral technique to renovate the Q'eswachaka bridge, made with vegetable fiber ropes.

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Luxury Peru Travel

08 May 2018
When it comes to tourist attractions, Peru is truly blessed. Now luxury travelers can enjoy it with an adventurous spirit, fun, and luxury and style.

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Festival in Peru

05 May 2018
In Peru there are more than three thousand colorful and unique festivals a year. Most of them are of a religious nature and go back to the colonial era.

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Peruvian Festival

04 May 2018
Peru maintains a diversity of festivals and traditions throughout the year that make up the cultural heritage. Cajamarca Carnical is one of those heirs.

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The Sacred Valley

03 May 2018
Among the landscapes and cities that keep their culture intact, the Sacred Valley shows its visitors the variety of flora, culture and ruins that it has.

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Why Salkantay Trek is the best machu picchu alternative hikes?

27 April 2018
Salkantay route has the advantage of not being congested by tourists, and also offers a path with landscapes ranging from the jungle, through glaciers.

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Cusco Vacation this 2019

21 April 2018
Cusco is fascinating because is a destination where you will find history, nature, adventure, art, gastronomy and customs that keep alive. Come to enjoy it

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Cusco Holidays this 2019

21 April 2018
Cusco celebrates hundreds of festivals. Most of them are celebrated in homage to a saint and are part of the Christian calendar adopted in colonial times

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Trekking Huchuy Qosqo

14 April 2018
The walk starts at 3600 masl. walking 3 hours to the Piuray pass, enjoying a beautiful panoramic view of the Urubamba mountain range and small lagoons.

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Ausangate Tours

26 March 2018
The less known but amazing Ausangate Tours takes you through impressive mountainous landscapes, remote villages, thermal waters and turquoise lagoons.

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Why Inca Trail?

26 March 2018
Inca Trail is perhaps the world's greatest hike because it combines the pleasure of travel with a spectacular destination: lost city of Machu Picchu.

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Difference between Salkantay 5 day vs 4 day

24 February 2018
On the 5 day Salkantay Trek, you will have more time to relax and take things a bit more slowly than the 4 day trek. It´s recommended if you have more time

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What is the difference between camping and hotel on the 2 day Inca Trail

10 February 2018
Camping or Hotel? If you like the adventure. we recommend to book the camping, in case you want to sleep confortable, book the Inca Trail with hotel.

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Inca Trail Small Group vs Large Group

02 February 2018
Group size is an important thing to consider when planning your Inca Trail, it depends on your priorities. A smaller group can cover more ground in a day.

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Large vs small group travel tours Peru

29 January 2018
Small groups tend to move faster and your guide is not trying to serve so many people. If you are a very sociable person, large groups can be fun for you.

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Inca Trail Porters Working

18 January 2018
Complete the Inca Trail is a satisfaction experience. Although, is even better if you know that porters have been treated with the respect they deserve.

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Huayna Picchu and Machu Picchu

03 January 2018
If you want to climb the Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountain, you must book the ticket in advance and pay an additional fee to hike to the mountains.

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Cusco Attractions 2019

27 December 2017
Travellers not only visit the city of Cusco beacuse of the incas built fortresses around, also because it has many kind of treks to reach Machu Picchu.

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2 Day Inca Trail vs 4 Day

06 December 2017
While the Classic is more popular and more promoted, the 2 Day Inca Trail offers an unforgettable experience with less effort. Here we show you differences

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Inca Trail Student Discount Tours

28 October 2017
The Inca Trail trek prices are around $500 to $750, but the discounted price of Inca Trail tours for students would be a bit lower - about U$ 30 less.

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Classic Inca Trail vs Inca Quarry Trail

13 September 2017
In case, you want to explore beutiful landscapes, the Inca Quarry trail is new alternative hike to the Classic Inca Trail, where you will not find hikers.

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Backpacking Machu Picchu

23 August 2017
If you like to save and get to Machu Picchu in a backpacking way, a great way to do so is to take a Machu Picchu train tour or Machu Picchu by car tour.

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Tips for Hiking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

28 July 2017
The Inca Trail is 43 kilometers of road between forests, ancient stone steps and majestic views. Here we give you some tips for hiking the Inca Trail.

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Salkantay Trek Advices and Tips

13 July 2017
With a duration of 5 days, this tour takes you through lagoons, hot springs and the famous Salkantay glacier. Here are some Salkantay Trek Advices and Tips

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Top 10 Treks in Peru

04 July 2017
Peru is a country that has a great diversity of culture, festivals, landscapes and climates that make it a very interesting destination for your holidays.

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Inca Trail permits new regulations 2019

28 June 2017
Since 2019, the Inca Trail regulations have changed: if you would like to do the hike on 2019, remember there are only 500 spots available every day.

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Inti raymi 2020 Cusco

27 June 2017
The Inti Raymi or 'Festival of the Sun' was a ceremony performed on June 24 in the Main Square of the city of Cusco in Peru, as a worship to the Sun.

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Corpus Christi Cusco 2020

20 June 2017
Corpus Christi festivity is done in June but the date can change. In the central day a lavish procession of fifteen images of saints and virgins is done.

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Best Schedule to visit Machu Picchu Peru

05 June 2017
In the hours of 12:00 to 17:30 you will not see the sunrise but you will have plenty of time and space to explore the citadel because there are fewer people.

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Discover Peru

24 May 2017
Everyone who visits Peru inevitably comes to Cusco, one of the most fascinating cities in the world. It is also the ideal base to explore Machu Picchu.

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Cusco tourist places

24 May 2017
Cusco is considered one of the most beautiful cities in Peru and America, where we suggest spending a few days to enjoy some of its essential attractions.

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Cusco and the Sacred Valley

23 May 2017
You'll be missing out if you skip the Sacred Valley on your way to Machu Picchu. This city is a mix of old ancient inca walls and contemporary shops.

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Machu Picchu & The Inca Trail Peru

23 May 2017
The exquisite architecture of the inca stone structures, the formidable backdrop hills and the Urubamba river have made Machu Picchu the perfect destination

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Aguas Calientes or Machu Picchu

23 May 2017
In Aguas Calientes or Machu Picchu town, there is a wide variety of tourist services, among which stand out lodgings, hotels, restaurants and souvenir shops

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The Inca Ceremonial and agriculture calendar

23 May 2017
Societies have always tried to order time according to their vision. Inca culture created its own calendar, which have collected their previous experience

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The alpaca Cusco Peru

23 May 2017
The alpaca is a South American camel with a natural soft fiber of several color shades varying from black to white. There are two types of alpaca breeds.

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Puno attractions

22 May 2017
Puno is the most important cities in the edge of the Titicaca, the most navigable and highest lake of the world. It´s considered the Folk Capital of America

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Discovering Peru

22 May 2017
Discover Peru is traveling through time; is to wake up pending dreams, to connect with oneself, is to enter 5 thousand years of living history. Get ready!

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Tours of Cusco, the Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu

22 May 2017
Typical tour in Cusco combines the city, Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu in three awesome days. We recommend five days to get the most out of your visit.

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Food on the Inca Trail

22 May 2017
Steak, fish, cake, fruit carved in the shape of birds, animals or others. Believe it or not, all these things will be cooked for our cook on the Inca trail.

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Calendar of the Holidays in Cusco

22 May 2017
In Cusco hundreds of festivals are celebrated, most of them in homage to a patron saint and are part of the Christian calendar adopted in colonial times.

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How far in advance to book Salkantay Trek

22 May 2017
Salkantay Trek has departures guaranteed, but train tickets and entrance to Machu Picchu are subjet to availability. So, we recommend booking it in advance

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The cultural patrimony of cusco

22 May 2017
The city of Cusco was proclaimed as Cultural Heritage of Humanity in 1983. Cusco city still preserve vestiges of the land occupation of the Inca Empire.

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Useful facts for your Machu Picchu tours

22 May 2017
Do you know this? The Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu is a 0.04% of Peruvian territory; however contains a large ecosystems diversity of our country.

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Machu Picchu and Sacred Valley Tour Map

22 May 2017
The Sacred Valley traces its winding, astonishingly beautiful course to the nort-west of Cusco. And eventually the valley twists below Machu Picchu itself

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Salkantay Inca Trail Google Map

22 May 2017
Explorer and discover the google maps of the Salkantay to Inca Trail Map. Discover the camping and check the altitudes during the hike to Machu Picchu.

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Around Cuzco

22 May 2017
Cuzco is the most exciting region in Peru, but many visitors overlook the less well-known attractions which surround it. You just need more time there.

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The Amazon

21 May 2017
Amazon is one of Mother Nature's greatest works of art. It´s also home of an incredible variety of fauna which can not be found anywhere else on the planet

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Exploring the Inca Trail

20 May 2017
Inca Trail in Peru is one of the most popular hikes in the world. Trekkers will pass many magnificent archeological ruins and native flora and fauna.

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Cusco General Information

20 May 2017
Cusco, which means 'Navel of the Earth', is the historical capital of America, the tourism center of Peru, and the ancient capital of the Inca Empire.

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Useful data in the city of Cusco

19 May 2017
English is spoken by people who work in travel agencies, tourist information center, hotels, etc. 'Spanglish' will help you a lot in your communication

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Tips for Machu Picchu

19 May 2017
It is advisable to travel to Machu Picchu in the dry season (from April to October), and rest about 2 hours before so that your body adapts to the height.

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Salkantay hike to Machu Picchu

18 May 2017
The Salkantay hike to Machu Picchu is an alternative hiking trail to the classic Inca Trail and is one of the most exquisite regions in the Andean jungle.

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Corpus Christi Cusco

18 May 2017
Sixty days after Easter Sunday, 15 images of saints and virgins arrive from throughout Cusco and greet the body of Christ, kept in a golden tavernacle.

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South American Tours

18 May 2017
South America offers a huge number of natural, cultural and historical beauties making it an extraordinary goal to tourists from all around the world.

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Five tips before making the Inca Trail

18 May 2017
You already decide to fulfill one of your dreams: trekking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. We want to collaborate with your plans by giving you 5 tips.

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Peru Treks

17 May 2017
Peru Treks gives you the chance to see the most excellent surroundings in the Andes. Treks -presents two types- Jungle trekking and mountain trekking.

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Packing List for the Inca Trail

17 May 2017
Hiking pants and T-shirts are recommended during the day, complemented by sweaters, fleeces and waterproof jackets. At night, warm clothing is required.

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Arequipa Attractions

17 May 2017
The best tourist places of Arequipa, scenery of white architectures, with the imposing backdrop of snow-capped volcanoes and the Andes Mountain Range.

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Peruvian Connection

17 May 2017
To most people, peruvian history starts with pre-incas, but most of these amazing pre-inca sities are found along Peru's long stretch of desert coast.

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Inca Trail 2019

16 May 2017
Inca Trail is one of the most unbelievable travel adventures in world. However it is not the only one, there are various trails that lead to Machu Picchu.

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National Parks Reserves & Sanctuaries

16 May 2017
Protected areas in Peru cover 12.7% of the country. There are 10 national parks as well as several national reserves and santuaries around the country.

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Peru Gastronomy

16 May 2017
Peruvian cuisine is a symbol of pride, considered the most privileged in the world, inherited from history its ingenuity, its miscegenation and its flavor.

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Visible History

16 May 2017
Twenty thousand years of history can be seen in one of the largest archaeological networks in the world and the largest in South America: Peru civilization

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Lares trek as one alternatives to get Machu Picchu

15 May 2017
This Machu Picchu hiking leads on a rugged mountain route observing lagoons, snowy peaks, mountain passes, and meeting local people living in remote areas.

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The Inca Heartland

15 May 2017
Inca heartland was the largest and oldest developed empire in the Americas. It had as imperial seat the city of Cusco and dates from the year 1,200 AD.

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Inca Trail Trek vs Salkantay Trek

15 May 2017
Inca trail is the most popular trek in world. And while the Salkantay may not possess the international brag factor of this route, its advantages are many.

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Chan Chan

15 May 2017
On the north coast of Peru, over the Moche valley, an impressive citadel made of adobe is built, considered a Cultural Heritage of Humanity: Chan Chan.

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Trekking in the Andes Peru Inca Trail

15 May 2017
The great andes mountain chain stretches the entire length of South American continent, and is made up of dozens of mountain groups known as cordilleras

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Welcome to Peru

15 May 2017
Despite its complicated and often impressive and unexpected weather or landscape, Peru ranks amongst the world's great centers of ancient civilization.

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How to get to cusco

15 May 2017
Most common way to get to Cusco is by air, arriving at Alejandro Velasco Astete airport from Lima, but there is also the possibility of arriving by road.

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How to book the Salkantay trek to Inca Trail

15 May 2017
It is very important to book the Salkantay trek to Inca Trail a good time in advance!!! As there are only 500 permits issued per day for the Inca Trail!!

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Machu Picchu historical sanctuary

15 May 2017
Historical Sanctuary or Archeological complex of Machu Picchu is an impressive incan city located on a mountain 110 km. North-Wenst of the city of Cusco

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Inca Trail alternative and Machu Picchu

15 May 2017
Landscape of Salkantay Trek is much more beautiful than the traditional way, however, do not cross the archaeological sites of the original Inca Trail.

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8 Tips before to hiking the Inca Trail and Machu Picchu

14 May 2017
Hike Inca Trail takes approximately 4 days and anyone can do it, however, there are some inca trail tips to take into account to complete it satisfactory

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Backpacking Peru

13 May 2017
Peru is a travel goal for millions of backpackers. A country with beautiful landscapes and culture, Peru carries the fantasy of the backpacker far away!

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The Northern Desert of Peru

13 May 2017
Peru desert has enormous options for adventure trips tailored for those tourists who love nature and magical and endless scenarios. Discover Peru desert!

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Peru Activities and Sport

12 May 2017
Not many countries can compete with Peru when it comes to bio-diversity and beauty, which make it the perfect place for hiking, rafting, paragliding, etc.

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Top Peru Adventure Trip

12 May 2017
On the Top Peru Adventure Trip, no matter how you get there, the lost city of Machu Picchu is still one of mankind's most incredible creations in world!

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Inca Trail Reservations

12 May 2017
It is very important to book this trek a good time in advance!!! As there are only 500 permits issued per day, from which 200 are allocated to tourists!!

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Mystical tourism in Cusco

12 May 2017
Participate in Andean traditional rites and ceremonies means connecting one self to the mystical energy and ancentral identity of a nation and place.

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Inca Trail Regulations

11 May 2017
Most of these changes have been focused on reducing the number of trekkers on trail, improving quality of tour operators and offering a reservation system.

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How to Book the Inca Trail

11 May 2017
The Inca Trail is an inseparable part of Top Ten lists of all trekkers since it is a unique path that ends with a visit of Machu Picchu!!! Book it now!!

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Lares Trek And Machu Picchu

11 May 2017
Lares trek is moderately placed with sufficient time to appreciate the marvellous landscapes. It is a calmer, three day alternativee to the Inca Trail.

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Peru Travel and Tours

10 May 2017
Peru is a country of vast diversity, landscapes and cultures. From the high glaciar areas, Andean mountains, lush valleys, and the vast Amazon Jungle.

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Peru Packages

10 May 2017
Peru is an incredible country that prides itself on a great natural diversity, landscapes, climates, and an enormous cultural and historical richness!

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The Amazon Basin- Peru

08 May 2017
The Amazon basin in Peru is part of the largest forest in the world. The jungle extends 1.7 billion acres. The birth of the Amazon River is found in Peru.

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Peru Specialized Holidays

08 May 2017
Peru, with its rich culture and biodiversity, is becoming a hotspot for those looking beyond conventional travel. Enjoy a lot of specialized activities!!

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Inca Trail

08 May 2017
Considered one of the most spectacular trekking routes in world, Inca Trail to Machu Picchu was discovered by Hiram Bingham for the western world in 1911.

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Cooking Classes in Cusco

08 May 2017
Peru recipes are an important part of a trip to Peru. Complete your travel to Peru with these delicious cooking classes or culinary workshop in Cusco.

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Walking Inca Trail Tours

08 May 2017
One of the highlights along the Inca trail are the ancient settlements made in granite rock by the Incas, immersed in irresisitible natural surroundings.

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Salkantay Trail Google Maps

08 May 2017
Salkantay Trek is an alternative route to the Classic Inca Trail, considered among the 25 best in the world according to the National Geographic magazine.

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About the Inca trail Machu Picchu

08 May 2017
The Inca Trail is one of the most popular treks in world, four days of trekking that gives you an incomparable experience. You can check availability here.

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Ausangate Rainbow Mountain

03 May 2017
Whoever looks at the viewpoints of Ausangate will discover the thousand colors that this unique mountain shows. A true geological gem that is more popular

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Hiking the Inca Trail Luxury tips and tricks

03 May 2017
Inca Trail luxury is designed for people who want to make your trip a dream experience. Come and discover the beauty of this trek in our luxury service.

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Salkantay Trek Tours

19 April 2017
Why I should choose the Salkantay trek? If you’re looking for adventure and a challenge but also want privacy and authenticity, this is the trek for you!

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Machu Picchu Discover with Instagram

13 April 2017
The lost city of the Incas is located at 120 kilometers of Cusco, in the Urubamba Valley. Check this amazing instagram photos of the magical Machu Picchu

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Inca Trail Map Google

24 March 2017
Inca Trail Map google: Discover and explore the camping sites, ruins and itinerary. This maps will help you to find campsite and ruins on the Inca trail.

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Tips for Traveling Colca Canyon

17 March 2017
Colca Canyon is the second deepest canyon in Peru and one of the deepest in the world. It is rich with natural hot springs, biodiversity and traditions

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Inca Jungle Trek Advices and Tips

17 March 2017
Inca Jungle is a popular and adventurous trip in Cusco, comprised of a wide variety of enjoyable activities ranging from mountain biking to river rafting.

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Salkantay Tips and Trips

15 March 2017
Salkantay Trek is considered one of the 25th best treks in the world by National Geographic Adventure Travel Magazine. Here we give you some advices for it

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