Soaring over the province of Palpa (in the Ica region), drones captured images that shocked and awed researchers and Peruvian archaeologists—the existence of more than 50 additional geoglyphs carved into the earth as early as 500 BC. What is a Geoglyph? Geoglyphs are large-scale designs or motifs etched into the earth with the help of...
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There is no doubt about it; Cusco is one of the most incredible cities in the world, and one of the highest at 3,400 meters above sea level. Adjust to Cusco’s breathtaking heights and you’ll find nature, culture, and plenty of attractions to keep you busy from start to finish of your stay. After all,...
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[:en]We have just a few requirements for our Explorandes guides, many of which encompass our commitment to sustainability and the environment. The rest include keeping our guests safe and taken care of throughout their journey in Peru as well as inspired with background information and insider knowledge about the sights and cities they’re exploring.  ...
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[:en]The months of June and July are some of the most festive of the year in the Cusco region. In this blog post, we’ll go into three of the region’s most spectacular celebrations: the Qoylloriti Pilgrimage & Corpus Christi, the Virgen del Carmen Festival, and the Qeswachaka Bridge Festival. Qoylloriti Pilgrimage & Corpus Christi  The...
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[:en]Tucked into a quiet residential street just 15 minutes walking distance from the busy Cusco historical center is Casa Esmeralda, an elegant boutique hotel by Ananay Hotels. This 18-room house-turned-hotel offers guests a peaceful repose from the hustle and bustle of Cusco and a day’s worth of exploring. Along with a range of thoughtful amenities...
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  Trekking to Machu Picchu has become the ultimate bucket list item for many and usually it’s the classic Inca Trail trek that people have their sights set on. With such high demand and permits almost always snatched up six months in advance, the Inca Trail can be an out-of-reach option if you’ve planned your...
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