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13 Apr

Exploring the Sacred Valley: Family-Friendly Activities in Peru’s Heartland

The Sacred Valley, located in Peru's Andean highlands, is a destination that offers a variety of family-friendly activities for guests of all ages. This gorgeous location has something for everyone, from exhilarating outdoor adventures to absorbing cultural encounters. Thrilling Family Fun: Ziplining in Peru's Picturesque Sacred Valley Ziplining is one of the fun activities that families may participate in. Several tour providers in the Sacred Valley offer ziplining experiences that allow families to soar through the air while seeing the surrounding mountains and valleys. Kids may feel the wind in their hair...

30 Jan

Explore Your Machu Picchu Circuit Choices for 2023: A Comprehensive Guide

Machu Picchu, the awe-inspiring Incan citadel in Peru, is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. With the pandemic affecting travel, the Peruvian government has implemented new rules and regulations to ensure the safety of visitors and to preserve the site for future generations. One of these changes is the creation of four designated circuits within Machu Picchu, as well as a fifth path for those visiting via the Inca Trail. In this article, we'll break down each of the four circuits and provide information on their...

6 Jul

Things to do in Cusco – The Ultimate Cusco Travel Guide

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Welcome to the Ultimate Cusco Travel Guide Introducing our  new 2019 edition of the Ultimate Cusco Travel Guide in which we'll cover things to do in Cusco. If you are heading to Machu Picchu, chances are you are flying into the beautiful city of Cusco - formerly an Inca capital now turned tourist mecca. Furthermore, what many people don't realise is if you aren't spending a lot of time here, you could miss out on some seriously amazing experiences that really embody the heart and soul of Peru. With its (seemingly) never-ending festivals, bright colours,...

A view of the sinclinales of Torotoro, Bolivia
25 Jun

Bolivia’s Torotoro National Park

Chances are you haven’t heard of Torotoro National Park, and we don’t blame you. Bolivia’s highlights wall normally features Salar de Uyuni, La Paz and Lago Titicaca among others; for some reason Torotoro, by large, has escaped the tourist limelight. Until now. Due to become a UNESCO World Heritage site by the end of 2019, this incredible national park will finally be getting the attention it deserves. Make sure and visit the phenomenal canyons, dinosaur footprints, astonishing caverns and unique sinclinales before the crowds arrive.

17 Dec

5 reasons to hike the Huayhuash Trek | Huaraz | Peru

Huayhuash Trek Cordillera Huayhuash Peru Having backpacked around numerous parts of South America, the Huayhuash trek always stands out as being the most memorable. From its towering peaks, ascending more than 6600 meters, to the open sky almost touching the turquoise lagunas, the Huayhaush trek resembles heaven on earth. In fact, this 8-12 day hike circumnavigates the Cordillera Huayhuash mountain range (130 km or 81 miles). Therefore, you can witness a panoramic view of this rocky terrain. Once here, you'll be able to walk amongst these colossal peaks, and visit some of the most iconic vistas...

things to do in lima peru
11 Jun

Things to do in Lima Peru

Our city guide for Lima, Peru Most people come to Peru to visit the Sacred Valley and ultimately Machu Picchu. However, if you are traveling through Peru the chances of you passing by this busy coastal capital city by plane or road are high. Lima, the second largest city in South America, has so much to offer every type of traveler - from backpackers to luxury holiday goers. The city center was declared a UNESCO world heritage site in 1988. There are endless things to do in Lima, Peru. Explore Pre-Incan ruins and discover...

30 Nov

Experiencing Peru’s traditions and history – Pachamama Ceremony

Visitors come to Peru for its beautiful and varied landscapes, its world-renowned cuisine and its people.  They also visit for the deep history and traditions that have endured from the time of the Incas.  One of these traditions is the Pachamama ceremony and I was thrilled to have the privilege of participating in this exclusive ceremony!   Read on to hear about my experience sharing in this local custom and to learn more about Pachamama ceremony.  What is the Pachamama Ceremony? The Pachamama ceremony, or “Offering to the Earth,” is a sacred ritual in which an offering...

13 Oct

8 Incredible Things To Do In Sacred Valley | Cusco

        So, you're on your way to Cusco and Machu Picchu and you're wondering if there are enough things to do in Sacred Valley to warrant a visit? Well, what you might not realise is that the Sacred Valley of the Incas is so much more than just the location of its most famous site, Machu Picchu. In fact, this mystical and beautiful destination really does have everything you could want to complete your once-in-a-lifetime stay in Peru. It's got diverse Inca ruins and thrilling hiking, biking and rafting adventures. There are also an array of luxurious hotels, colourful...

1 Oct

Paradise Found: A Secret New Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

Would you like to be one of the first to trek a secret, brand new Inca Trail to Machu Picchu that was only recently discovered? Of course, no trip to Peru would be complete without exploring the famous Lost City of the Incas, Machu Picchu. One of the world's most iconic tourist destinations, this UNESCO world heritage site is internationally renowned as a must-see. But, did you know there is a new way to visit Peru’s top attraction? A recently unearthed pathway that remains so shrouded in mystery that very few people even know about it? I’m talking about the...

11 Sep

Why You Should Trek Peru’s Colca Canyon

If you love hiking and exploring, then a Colca Canyon trek in Peru provides the ultimate nature lover’s adventure. The Colca Canyon is one of Peru’s many drawcards, with its giant condors, majestic volcanoes, hot springs, historic churches and traditional Andean communities. The region is obviously overshadowed by Machu Picchu, but still provides some of the best trekking in the country. [caption id="attachment_12105" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Peru's Colca Canyon is twice as deep as the Grand Canyon.[/caption] Most noteworthy, at 3270 metres (10,725 feet), this Peruvian wonder is the second deepest canyon in the world,...