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!

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Interesting Facts For your visit to the Sacred Valley in Cusco

31 Dec
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Interesting Facts For your visit to the Sacred Valley in Cusco
December 31, 2015 - Posted by

As this is my third stay in Peru – in Cusco – I am sometimes tempted to think that I’ve seen and done it all. This is, of course, far from the truth. When my sister and brother-in-law decided to come visit me, I got the chance to explore several famous sites in the surroundings of Cusco with them for the first time, such as the day we spent in the Sacred Valley of the Incas, just outside of the beautiful city of Cusco. We took our time and lots of pictures, and got to explore Ollantaytambo, the Salinas, Moray, Chinchero and many miles of spectacular scenery in between.

One of our nicest days started in Cusco where we took a combi (a mini-van) from Puento Rosario, in Cusco. As it was a holiday, seats weren’t easy to find, but we were soon on our way out of the city toward the steep hillsides and incredible views of the Sacred Valley. (more…)

Choquequirao: the second Machu Picchu

01 Dec
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Choquequirao: the second Machu Picchu
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Choquequirao:  the second Machu Picchu

If you are an adventurous type who likes to discover new hidden places behind beautiful scenery and challenges? If you are traveling in Peru and the answers is yes, you should definitely take the time to explore the special road to Choquequirao. This trek in Peru is arguably one of the most extraordinary high-altitude journeys of Peru. The ruins are in an incredible location – perched high on a ledge above one of the deepest canyons in the world!

The name “Choquequiroa’ comes from the Quechua word “chuqui k’iraw” meaning “Cradle of Gold”, and is currently considered to be the second Machu Picchu. With much less visitors though, but this might be changing soon. (more…)