Travel Peru: Tips, Tours, Reviews

Travel in Peru, Argentina or anywhere else in South America and DOS MANOS TRAVEL AGENCY will be your trusted guide. We are specialists in adventure tours and treks in Peru, including Lima City Tours, Sacred Valley and Amazon jungle excursions and an official Inca Trail operator to visit the famous Inca site of Machu Picchu. Also when you plan to travel to Argentina we can arrange for an unforgettable holiday including the breathtaking Iguazu Falls and exciting city of Buenos Aires and have years of experience organizing roundtrips to multiple other destinations such as the Galapagos Islands, Cancun and Rio de Janeiro. Our TRAVEL BLOG is constantly updated with insider tips, maps, photos and travel stories submitted by travelers just like you! A world of opportunity and adventure awaits you!

Perfect Peru Itineraries for One Week or Ten Days Travel

29 Nov
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Perfect Peru Itineraries for One Week or Ten Days Of Travel
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Perfect Peru Itineraries for One Week or Ten Days Travel

With its dramatic ruined Inca fortresses, golden coastline and rugged mountains aching to be hiked, Peru has plenty to keep you busy on a backpacking trip or vacation. Whether you’re planning on spending one week in the country, ten days or more, we’ve got the perfect Peru itinerary for you.

Peru itinerary 10 days

With this 10 day Peru itinerary, it’s possible to explore the delights of Peru’s colonial capital, Lima, head down the coast to the wildlife reserve off the shores of Paracas, fly over the Nazca lines, watch Andean condors soaring over the Colca Canyon, explore the city of the Inca – Cusco – before dawn at the world-renowned ruins of Machu Picchu. (more…)

How to stay safe while traveling in Peru

27 Nov
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How to stay safe while traveling in Peru.  —-  From the friendliness of it’s people, to the natural beauty and range of activities — Peru captivates it’s travelers. To ensure you make the most out of your trip in Peru while exploring exciting destinations such as Cusco, Machu Picchu or the Amazon rainforest.  For people traveling in groups, couples or friends or (female) solo travelers, here are some tips to help you stay safe and enjoy the culture while traveling in Peru.

 

Be carefull on the streets

It is important to always be aware of traffic in Peru. When out in the streets of LimaCusco, or any other city, be careful and look both ways before crossing the street. Do not assume that vehicles will yield to pedestrians. In general, pedestrians are expected to yield to traffic. Be cautious: many vehicles follow their own rules.

 

Money issues in Peru

Small change in Peru is essential. Larger bills are not accepted in certain areas. There are several locations in the cities capable of breaking change (or exchanging foreign currency) but better make sure you have small change when traveling by taxi or buying in local shops.

Some credit and debit cards are not accepted. The most common credit or debit card accepted is Visa but there is a surcharge. Some places accept MasterCard.
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Wanneer is de beste tijd om Peru te bezoeken?

23 Nov
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When’s the Best Time to Visit Peru? A Month-By-Month Guide
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Wanneer is de beste tijd om Peru te bezoeken?

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Wanneer is de beste tijd om Peru te bezoeken? De beste periode om Peru te bezoeken is helemaal afhankelijk van welk deel van het land je van plan bent te gaan ontdekken. Peru kan opgedeeld worden in drie hoofd regio’s als het gaat om het gemiddelde klimaat: de kust, de Amazone jungle en het Andes gebergte, waar zich ook Machu Pichu bevindt.

Het is dus lastig om een korte uitleg te geven van het klimaat in Peru, door de grote variatie. Het totale oppervlakt van Peru beslaat ongeveer 1,285 miljoen vierkante kilometer, net iets minder dan de staat Alaska.

Er zijn opvallende verschillen in het klimaat en de temperatuur in de verschillende delen van Peru, waardoor er wel degelijk betere periodes zijn om een bepaalde regio te bezoeken.
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How much does a trip to Machu Picchu cost?

06 Nov
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How much does a trip to Machu Picchu cost?

It can be confusing piecing together information on the internet to work out exactly how much a trip to Machu Picchu costs. Whether you plan to visit the Inca citadel of Peru independently, or are looking to get an idea of how much different tours, such as the Inca Trail or other hiking routes to Machu Picchu cost, we’ve put together this guide to help you figure it out.

Know before you go: Traveling to Machu Picchu

How far is Machu Picchu from Cusco?

The Cusco to Machu Picchu distance is only 75 kilometers as the bird flies. However, in practice, it’s a lot more complicated than this, as there are no roads that directly lead to Machu Picchu. Instead, you can arrive by train or on foot. (more…)

El itinerario ideal para 5 días en Cusco

06 Nov
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The Ultimate 5 day Cusco Itinerary
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El itinerario ideal para 5 días en Cusco

 

¿Viajas a Perú este año?

Entonces esto es para ti! Este itinerario ideal para 5 días en Cusco te va a encantar. Te permitirá experimentar la hermosa ciudad de Cusco al máximo.

 

¿Qué hacer en Cusco?

Cusco, la puerta de entrada a Machu Picchu, lo tiene todo: cultura e historia, naturaleza y sitios arqueológicos, tours de aventura, restaurantes, cafés y tiendas. Hay algunos hostales para mochileros muy agradables y hermosos hoteles de lujo que son ideales para su estadía en Cusco. En este artículo, el itinerario ideal para 5 días en Cusco, encontrará la información que necesita para planificar el viaje perfecto durante las vacaciones que se adhiere a su presupuesto. (more…)

Alles Wat Je Moet Weten Voordat Je Het Titicacameer Bezoekt!

06 Nov
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Everything You Need to Know About Visiting Lake Titicaca
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Alles Wat Je Moet Weten Voordat Je Het Titicacameer Bezoekt!

Niet voor niets, beschouwden de Inca’s het Titicacameer als de geboorteplaats van de zon. Met haar helderblauwe water dat perfect afschildert bij de prachtige luchten heeft dit meer de bewoners van de oevers al eeuwenlang betoverd. Tours naar het Titicacameer nemen reizigers mee naar de fascinerende geschiedenis van dit meer, de eeuwenoude tradities van de bewoners en langs de talloze mythes die over dit water gaan.

Wat Is Het Titicacameer Precies?

Het Titicacameer is een meer dat is gelegen in zowel Peru als Bolivia en het wordt beschouwd als het hoogstgelegen bevaarbare waterlichaam ter wereld. Daarnaast zijn er talloze eilanden op dit meer, waarvan er enkele door mensen zelf zijn gemaakt! Het leven op deze eilanden is heel uniek en veel eeuwenoude Peruaanse culturen en tradities leven hier nog steeds voort. (more…)

19 Things To Do for Christmas in Cusco

04 Nov
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19 Things To Do for Christmas in Cusco
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19 Things To Do for Christmas in Cusco

If you are looking for something different for the Christmas holidays this year, a Christmas vacation in Peru could be just perfect for you! Christmas in Peru, as in other South American countries, is a unique experience. It´s probably very different than you are used to, with many new things to see and do!

Christmas in Cusco

On the days before Christmas, the beautiful town of Cusco will become the vibrant center of celebrations for both tourists and Andean people, who maintain many traditions and customs of the Quechua people. Cusco is an ideal spot for travelers, with an impressive infrastructure of hotels, cafes, restaurants and so on. Soak up the Cusco Christmas spirit and enjoy a magical Christmas time in Peru with our 19 Things to Do for Christmas in Cusco. (more…)