Hiking the Santa Cruz Trek in Huaraz

If you’re in search of one of the most beautiful treks in Peru’s capital of Andean adventure, you’ve found it in the Santa Cruz Trek in Huaraz. The four-day, three-night route through Peru’s Cordillera Blanca is one that takes you past emerald-colored lakes, jaw-dropping waterfalls, and, of course, peak after glacier-clad peak.  It’s a journey...
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Everything You Need to Know About Mt. Salkantay and its Treks

Were you aware that there’s more than one Machu Picchu trek and more than one Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu? It’s true. When the Inca Trail Trek tickets are sold out and you’re scratching your head as to what to do instead, you have options. In fact, some would go as far as to say...
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Travel the Moche Kingdom: Chan Chan, Tucume Pyramids and More!

Traveling the territory of the former Moche Kingdom is a truly epic adventure through Northern Peru. Stretching from modern day Trujillo to Chiclayo, the Pacific-hugging landscape is laced with ancient pre-Inca sites like the massive adobe complex of Chan Chan, the exquisitely decorated Temple of the Moon, and the enormous Tucume Pyramids left behind by...
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Peruvian Gastronomy: 6 Dishes From Peru You Just Can’t Miss

Peruvian gastronomy is as legendary as the Inca Trail Trek to Machu Picchu. It’s as worth the trip as hiking Huaraz’s Cordillera Blanca and rafting the Tambopata River in the Amazon. In other words, Peruvian gastronomy will leave you with just as many colorful memories as the rest of your Peru holiday activities. But, what...
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Machu Picchu’s Orchids: An Adventure of the Senses

The misty cloud forests of Machu Picchu are like one vast and beautiful breeding ground for orchids. This unique flower blooms in all varieties of color, shape, and scent throughout the grounds. You’ll spot them sprouting along the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu and at the forested fringes of the famous citadel during your tour...
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Adventures in Arequipa: Trekking the Colca Canyon and More!

If your Peru vacation is centered around adventure travel experiences, then Arequipa is an absolute must-visit. From its scalable volcanic peaks to its proximity to the world’s deepest canyon, there’s a world of adventure to busy you once there. In this blog post, we clue you into a few of the best adventures Arequipa has...
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5 Interesting Machu Picchu Facts

Machu Picchu has deservedly captured the world’s attention and its UNESCO World Heritage Site tutelage, but do you know why it was built or what flora and fauna you may spot while there? How about the details behind its ingenious construction or how exactly it managed to evade the Spanish conquest of South America? Consider...
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Peruvian Food: The Best Culinary Experiences in Lima and Cusco

If you haven’t already heard, Peruvian food is kind of a big deal. The cuisine is as diverse as the landscapes that likely drew you to Peru for an adventure holiday in the first place. From the country’s breadth of produce and ingredients to the cuisine’s fusion of multi-cultural influences that stretch centuries, Peruvian food...
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Pachacamac: Lima’s Capital of Pre-Inca Culture and Mountain Bike Adventure

Located just a 30-minute drive south of Lima, a visit to Pachacamac is as easy as Lima day trips come. Home to one of the central Peruvian coast’s most important religious complexes and miles of scenic mountain bike trails, there is no reason not to pencil in a quick trip during your Peru adventure tour....
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