Travel Peru: Tips, Tours, Reviews

Travel in Peru and the team of DOS MANOS PERU TRAVEL AGENCY will be your trusted and informative guide. It is our mission to make your trip to Peru unforgettable, while you discover Peru and the people, culture, and nature through interesting, safe and reliable tours.

We are specialists in Peru travel, cultural and adventure tours and treks. A shortlist of the amazing tours in Peru we offer include Rainbow Mountain, tours Cusco, hikes Machu Picchu, the Salkantay Trek, the Inca Trail, as well as Machu Picchu tour in train, Lima city tours and Amazon tours.

We also offer cultural experiences like Peruvian cooking classes, Andean ceremonies and outdoor adventure tours like hiking, rafting, zip-lining, mountain biking, and rock-climbing in Peru.

We constantly update our Peru Travel blog with insider tips, maps, photos and travel stories with info on how to stay safe in Peru, how to combat altitude sickness, what to do in Cusco, the best restaurants in Lima, and so many more fun facts submitted by travelers just like you!

Visit Peru: a world of opportunity and adventure awaits you!

Do something different, take a motorcycle tour in Cusco

15 Jan
Motorcycle Tour in Cusco, Peru
January 15, 2014 - Posted by

Do something different, take a motorcycle tour in Cusco

If you are ready to do something different in Peru and you are looking for an adventurous tour in Cusco,  check out the Motorcycle Tours in Peru. The tours Dos Manos Peru offers are very safe and exciting, with options to fit any tourists price range or time limit! Do something different, take a motorcycle tour in Cusco!

The ATV tours or Quad Biking Tours include Manu National Park, Sacred Valley of the Incas, Tipon and Enaco trips nearby Cusco.

Quad biking Cusco

For some who are pressed for time or limited on expenses, the 4 hour Enaco Tour nearby Cusco is a great option. This price of this half a day tour (9.30 – 14.00) covers everything from transportation, gas, your guide and complete safety gear such as helmet, jacket, etc. 

Feast of the adoration of the Magi

06 Jan
Feast of the adoration of the magi
January 06, 2014 - Posted by

The Catholic feast known as the “Epiphany of the lord – the adoration of the Magi” is better known in Peru as “The Descent of Kings“, “Easter of Kings” or “the Visit of Kings“. This Catholic feast day evoked the three wise men Melchior, Caspar and Balthazar, who went from the East to Bethlehem, guided by a star, in order to honor and give offerings to the future King of the Jews (Jesus).

In Peru, formerly the feast of “Descent of Kings” had a different connotation. Originally, it was not at all related to gifts as it is now. In times past, on the 6th January each ornament and figure of nativities was dismounted to be saved until the next Christmas. During this celebration, a “Godfather” for each image was chosen, who, after waiting his turn in a row, had to take the sculpture of the nativity to be saved it, and then he had to give an amount of money. Especially the Godfathers of the main figures took pains to give a significant amount as the amount donated was announced aloud to the audience attending this rite. All this celebration culminated with a big family party.