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10 Best Tours from Cusco to the Sacred Valley

14 Jan
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10 Best Tours from Cusco to the Sacred Valley and Beyond
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10 Best Tours from Cusco to the Sacred Valley

Cusco, the former capital of the Inca Empire, remains one of the most popular tourist destinations in Peru. Thanks to its legacy of Inca occupation, which was followed by the brutal arrival of the Spanish who tried their best to wipe out the former inhabitants, the area surrounding Cusco is rammed full of fascinating archaeological sites.

Tours from Cusco span the full gamut of hiking adventures to the former Inca citadel of Machu Picchu to trips to explore historic ruins in the Sacred Valley and ancient, one-of-a-kind bridges. These are our ten favorites. the 10 Best Tours from Cusco to the Sacred Valley.
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Praktische Tips voor bezoek aan Paracas en Ballestas Eilanden

14 Jan
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Practical Tips for your Visit to Paracas & Ballestas Islands
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Praktische Tips voor bezoek aan Paracas en Ballestas Eilanden

Wanneer je over land van Lima naar Arequipa reist, dan kom je langs het Nationale Park van Paracas. Veel reizigers stoppen hier echter maar voor één dag, om vervolgens door te reizen naar zuidelijker gelegen steden zoals Ica, Nazca en Arequipa.

Dit is echter écht zonde, want er is ontzettend veel moois te zien in de omgeving van Paracas. De belangrijkste bezienswaardigheden hier zijn het park zelf en de imponerende Ballestas eilanden. Maar wat kan je hier eigenlijk precies doen en wat is hier allemaal te zien? Kom erachter en lees ons blog met Praktische Tips voor bezoek aan Paracas en Ballestas Eilanden! (more…)

¿Cuándo es la mejor época para visitar Perú? Una guía mes por mes.

06 Dec
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When’s the Best Time to Visit Peru? A Month-By-Month Guide
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¿Cuándo es la mejor época para visitar Perú? Una guía mes por mes.

La mejor época para visitar Perú depende completamente de qué parte del país planea explorar. Perú se divide en tres áreas principales en relación con el clima promedio del país: la costa, la selva amazónica y la cordillera de los Andes, la última de las cuales es la ubicación de Machu Picchu.

Como resultado, es difícil dar una idea exacta del clima promedio en Perú, ya que varía significativamente en todo el país; este país cubre alrededor de 1.285 millones de kilómetros cuadrados, lo que lo hace un poco más pequeño que el estado de Alaska.

Pero hay distintas variaciones en el clima y las temperaturas entre las diferentes partes de Perú, lo que significa que hay ciertos meses en los que es mejor visitar una región en particular. (more…)

How to NOT be a Typical Tourist in Cusco

06 Dec
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How to NOT be a Typical Tourist in Cusco
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How to NOT be a Typical Tourist in Cusco

The beautiful city of Cusco received over 3 million tourists in 2018 and can thus call itself a booming tourist destination in Peru. In the city center you can visit many restaurants, cozy cafes, travel agencies and clubs to meet the needs of the travelers. However, this is not the life that the local people of Cusco live. The local life can be more intriguing, more authentic and best of all: it’s cheaper. This blog will help you to see Cusco through the eyes of the locals and will show you How to NOT be a typical Tourist in Cusco.

Ever Seen a Local Eating in the Historical Center of Cusco?

If you are traveling in Peru, you have plenty opportunities to eat and drink amazing Peruvian food. In the historical city center of Cusco you find amazing and trendy restaurants for different budgets. However, even in the cheaper places you find prices adjusted to the tourists instead of to the locals. Therefore, you won’t see many locals eating in these downtown restaurants. (more…)

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 much does a trip to Machu Picchu cost?

06 Nov
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How much does a trip to Machu Picchu cost in 2018?
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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…)

Lo más destacado del “Inca Jungle Trek” a Machu Picchu

25 Sep
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Highlights of the Inca Jungle Trek to Machu Picchu
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Lo más destacado del “Inca Jungle Trek” a Machu Picchu

Anna asistió a las clases de español en la escuela de espanol AMAUTA en Perú y participó en el programa Español y Excursiones que AMAUTA ofrece en colaboración con Dos Manos Perú Travel. Anna tiene 31 años de edad y trabaja en Berlín. Una parte de su programa fue el “Inca Jungle Trek”, una caminata de 4 días por la selva peruana a la Ciudad Inca de Machu Picchu.

En este blog, ella comparte sus experiencias y recomendaciones con las personas que desean combinar esta caminata a Machu Picchu con otras actividades de aventura y de mucha adrenalina en el Perú. A continuación encuentras el diario del día a día y los puntos más importantes de esta maravillosa caminata a Machu Picchu.
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