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2 Mayo, 2022
Everything you need to know about Machu Picchu

The spellbinding scenery and perfect stonework of the Lost City of the Incas have fascinated historians, architects and tourists alike since the ruins were uncovered from the jungle over a century ago. To make the most of this unforgettable place, use our expert guide to Machu Picchu to plan your trip. Highlights Enjoy views of […]

Inca trail
6 Mayo, 2022
Best Inca Trail Operators in Cusco 2023

It’s a given that you’ll want to choose one of the best TOP Inca Trail tour operators for your trek to Machu Picchu in 2023. One with a good reputation, that fits your budget, and that offers the style of trek you really want (simple or luxury, two-day or four-day, group tour or private). The Inca Trail hike […]

Day Trip to Pisac

Only a short ride from Cusco, when you enter Sacred Valley, lies the town of Pisac famous for the market and Pisac Ruins towering atop the hill. Read our guide on how to explore the Inca ruins, how to get from Cusco to Pisac, if it’s better to travel independently or with a tour, how much things […]

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Why to do the Rainbow Mountain?

Appreciate the natural Rainbow-like colors of the newly discovered Rainbow Mountain Trek, hiking through some secluded communities, in which you may interact with the indigenous people who are still keeping the culture alive! You will see snowcapped peaks, herds of llamas, glaciers and turquoise lakes, all set within an incredibly colorful mountain range. The Rainbow Mountain trek offers a selection […]

The biggest festival in Cusco

Inti Raymi Pachacútec, who was in charge of ordering the construction of Machu Picchu , established this celebration around 1430 and, despite having been prohibited by Viceroy Francisco de Toledo with the arrival of the Spanish, in 1944 Faustino Espinoza Navarro, through the story of the Inca Garcilaso de la Vega, was in charge of writing, directing […]

Ausangate trek information
7 Mayo, 2022
Ausangate Trek Information

Avoid doing this trek in the rainy season since roads turn into mud paths and rock slides are much more common. How to get there? The road from Cusco to Tinke, (or Tinki) is completely paved and kept in good condition, since it is the Interoceanic road that leads to Brazil. In your own vehicle […]

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Lares Trek Information

The most updated information about the Lares Trek to Machu Picchu This is the most scenic trekking route which also gives you the opportunity to learn about local culture. Through the Lares Valley you pass through the most isolated indigenous communities which are keeping the Inca culture alive. One of the highlights of this trek is the […]

Humantay lake hike
Humantay Lake Hike

Here is the most updated information for the Humantay Lake hike We do highly recommend doing the trek with a Licensed Tour Operator, you can get it as cheap as 100 soles (33 USD) for transportation and food (breakfast and lunch). As with all treks and tours, shop around because you get what you pay for. […]

Choquequirao Trek Information

We have the most updated Choquequirao trek information for 2021 – 2022! Check it out! Inca History still keeps many hidden secrets. One of them is Choquequirao: the last Inca fortress and sister citadel of Machu Picchu, which is still a mystery for researchers of this ancient culture. Choquequirao is situated between the jungle and the […]

Manu nacional park: It is known for its rich biodiversity
Manu National Park

Manu National Park is an extensive park in southeastern Peru, which stretches across the highlands of the Andes, cloud forests and the jungle of the plains. It is known for its rich biodiversity, especially for its hundreds of bird species, such as macaws, which feed on clay deposits in sites such as Blanquillo. The boats […]

Ascascocha trek: It is known for its rich beautiful landscape
Ancascocha Trek Information

Get way off the beaten path with this challenging trek.  Have the trail to yourself as you climb 2 big mountain passes and get rewarded with unbelievable views of the milky way, Humantay Lake, rivers, and the Ancascocha Lake and Valley.   One of the Sacred Valley’s best kept secrets, this trek takes you through local communities, […]

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Hiking up to the Sun Gate

Note: Carrently the hike up to the Sun Gate from Machu Picchu its not allowed anymore, SO, now, the ONLY way to get to the Sun Gate, it by doing the Inca Trail trek like: 1 day Inca Trail, Short Inca Trail or Classic Inca Trail 4 days. If you are very fit and like adventure, […]

ONE day Inca Trail information

Highlights of the 1 DAY Inca Trail to Machu Picchu The main attraction the ONE day Inca Trail to Machu Picchu is the chance to walk part of the Inca Trail at a comfortable pace and without the difficulty of the high altitude section of the trail. You will get to walk in the footsteps of the […]

Machu Picchu Ticket Availability Online

Check out the calendar for the availability of Machu Picchu tickets each day. How do I check the availability of Machu Picchu tickets Online? Choose the type of ticket and the schedule (group) of your preference. Choose the month and pick the day you want to make your visit. Check the available spaces. For example the term ‘200’ […]

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Machu Picchu Information 2023 Updated

Machu Picchu Information 2023 – 2024: What the overseas agencies DON’T tell you! We have the most detailed guide with tours, trekking, and train options explained in full! Machu Picchu was voted one of the new 7 Wonders of the World in 2007 and was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1983. It is a […]

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Huayna Picchu Mountain VS Machu Picchu Mountain

From the Machu Picchu Citadel — should you hike Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountain? If you’re planning a visit to Peru, a hike to the incredible, mythic citadel of Machu Picchu is a must. You can also choose to add on an extra hike from the citadel itself. The entrance to Machu Picchu Mountain […]

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Machu Picchu Trek Packing List

So you are planning to trek the famous Inca Trail or any Alternative Trek to Machu Picchu? This Machu Picchu Trek Packing List will help you to prepare for your outdoor adventure in one of the most stunning regions of South America. In it we have provided as much detail on every piece of kit you will need […]

Machu Picchu
9 Mayo, 2022
Tips for Picking a Machu Picchu Tour

With so many options to choose from, picking a Machu Picchu tour can seem like a daunting task. A trip to the Inca citadel is a once-in-a-lifetime adventure for many travelers, and booking a good tour can make all the difference. Here are some tips to bear in mind as you weigh the available options. Tip 1: […]

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The top things to know before you visit Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu inspires awe and elation at first sight. Forgotten after the fall of the Inca Empire, and then re-discovered 400 years later, Machu Picchu is without a doubt Peru’s top attraction. Browse our guide below for essential facts, travel tips, and top attractions on a tour to Machu Picchu. 1.- You must buy your tickets in […]

The Hidden Gems of Cusco

Every big city hides secrets that remain under the radar of mass tourism, and Cusco is no exception. From hidden temples just an hour’s walk from the Plaza de Armas, through a mysterious Haunted House, to psychedelic dawn of three suns, these are the 7 secrets of Cusco that you will not find in the […]

Best activities in Cusco city

If you have a free day in Cusco we have the perfect activities for you to enjoy! Watch a local soccer match I won’t lie, you won’t see a local version of Messi or Ronaldo scoring a hatrick or making a beautiful free kick goal but the excitement is there. You can feel the atmosphere […]

Nightlife in Cusco

Since Cusco is such a big tourist attraction and most of this tourist are young adults you can guess that the nightlife in this city is wild. If you are looking for fellow backpackers in the same plan as you the best place would be some of this backpacker hostels: Pariwana, Millhouse or The Point, […]

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Best information about boleto turistico

If you’ve been planning your own adventure to Peru, then you may have come across the phrase boleto turistico quite a few times. This ‘Cusco tourist ticket’ is an essential purchase for any visit to Cusco and the Sacred Valley due to a unique, but slightly confusing, system implemented by the Peruvian government a few years ago […]

Best Hotels

If you are looking for a really relaxing and charming experience and you have the money for it, we recommend getting a 5 star hotel. This is where you will get your every need satisfied and you will sleep like royalty. Belmond Palacio Nazarenas Part of the International Belmond chain, this hotel is a reformed […]

Best burgers in Cusco
Best Burgers

Peruvian food is known worldwide for its amazing ceviche and typical local dishes but don’t get confused, they have amazing food in every variety you can imagine. Here are the best burgers in Cusco for you to enjoy. Chakruna Again in our best restaurants category. Their amazing Burgers with herbs and different bread makes this […]

Sacred Valley of the Incas

There are several companies with specially designed tours, so shop around to find the one that best suits your interest. The best companies will take you to the highlights of the Sacred Valley, such as the archeological sites of Pisac, Ollantaytambo, Moray and the Maras Salt Mines, rather than just focusing on various markets for shopping. Look for all of this […]

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Rainbow Mountain Trek and Puno

Best schedule for this unique designed tour! Pick up from your hotel in Cusco at 4am in our private van and then wed drive for 3 hours to the trailhead. By 7am our chef will cook you a hot breakfast, enjoy your breakfast with the amazing views The hike up takes about 1.5 hours along a trail […]

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Best Ollantaytambo Information 2023

There are two types of travellers in the small Incan town called Ollantaytambo: those who have just come back from Machu Picchu, and those who are on their way to visit this majestic UNESCO World Heritage site. A beautiful two hour drive from Cusco (do not fall asleep on this!), this town is the hub […]

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Most Updates 2 Days Inca Trail Information

Highlights of the 2 days Inca Trail to Machu Picchu! The desire to experience the 2 day Inca Trail to Machu Picchu comes from the stunning Inca ruins, spectacular side by side mountains, lush vegetation and remarkable ecological varieties. The Inca Trail hikes up and enters into Machu Picchu through the Sun Gate with the most famous, […]

How to hike to Kinsa Cocha and see Pisac’s three lakes

If you have extra time in Cusco, visiting Kinsa Cocha and Pisac’s three lakes is a perfect day trip because they are so amazing and easy to get to. This is a unique and totally off the tourist radar, which means that even though you visited in the high season, you will be the only […]

Best Restaurants in Cusco

Cicciolina Don’t be fooled by the name. Cicciolina is not just another Italianesque Cusco tourist magnet with “real wood-fired pizzas” but a rather swanky tapas bar, wine bar, breakfast joint and fine dining restaurant, conveniently located just a hop, skip and jump from the Plaza de Armas. One of Cusco’s most popular and highly-rated eateries, […]

Inca trail
10 Mayo, 2022
4 days Inca Trail Itinerary to Machu Picchu

Completing the 4 days Inca Trail to Machu Picchu itinerary is a world-famous trek that is sure to impress any hiker. Along the 42-kilometer or 26-mile trail, you’ll walk along the same path as ancient Incan kings had nearly 500 years ago, experiencing altitudes up to 4,200 meters, various landscapes, original cobbled trails and staircases […]

Inca Trail to Machu Picchu Information

Overview One of the most popular things to do in South America – and one of the world’s most famous hikes – the Inca Trail is the sort of singular adventures for which we all travel. The hike itself, which brings you along ancient narrow paths deep into the Peruvian countryside and high into the […]

How much to Tip on the Inca Trails?

Tips are not included in the overall price of Inca Trail treks, but most trekkers do tip their guides, porters, and cooks on the penultimate or final day of the hike. Tipping is not obligatory, so you should never feel forced into it, but it is a tradition on the trail. Tipping on the Inca Trail To give you […]

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Why to Book the Inca Trail in advance?

The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu in Peru is one of the world’s most famous hiking trails. The Inca Trail  consists of three overlapping trails: Mollepata, Classic, and One Day. There are more than 150 licensed Inca Trail tour operators that will take visitors on this trek. Some visitors will take a bus or train directly to Machu Picchu and some […]