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!

Highlights of Inca Jungle Trek to Machu Picchu

02 Dec
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Highlights of the Inca Jungle Trek to Machu Picchu
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Highlights of Inca Jungle Trek to Machu Picchu

Anna is a Spanish student at AMAUTA Peru and participated in the Spanish & Excursion Program AMAUTA offers in partnership with Dos Manos Peru Travel.

Anna is 31 years old and works in Berlin. Part of her program was the Inca jungle Trek, a 4 day trek through the Peruvian wilderness to the Inca Citadel Machu Picchu.

In this blog, she shares her experiences and recommendations for people who want to combine jungle, adventure and adrenaline activities in Peru. Here a day-to -day report and the highlights of this great hike to Machu Picchu.
 
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The Ultimate 5 day Cusco Itinerary

02 Nov
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The Ultimate 5 day Cusco Itinerary
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The Ultimate 5 day Cusco Itinerary

Are you travelling to Peru this year?

Then this is for you! This is The Ultimate Cusco Itinerary for you, allowing you to experience the beautiful city of Cusco to the fullest.

What to do in Cusco?

Cusco, the gateway to Machu Picchu, has it all: culture and history, nature and archaeological sites, adventure tours, restaurants, cafés and shops. There are some very nice backpacker hostels and beautiful luxurious hotels that are ideal for your stay in Cusco. In this article, The Ultimate 5 day Cusco Itinerary, you will find the information you need to plan the perfect trip over the holidays that sticks to your budget.

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The Ultimate Peru Travel Kit

25 Oct
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The Ultimate Peru Travel Kit for Travelers
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The Ultimate Peru Travel Kit

A little lost on what to pack for your Journey to Peru? Dos Manos Peru Travel provides you with a handy guide on some essential items you should bring to Peru. Although you will be able to find almost all of the upcoming things in Peru too, some items are simply practical to already have once you arrive as you might not know exactly where to go and buy them when you just arrived in Peru!

So check out the following sets of things we advise you to pack into your suitcase or backpack as a Peru – Traveler and Adventure-Seeker! This is the Ultimate Peru Travel Kit.

Traveler Kit for city-life (Cusco, Lima, Arequipa…)

If you are thinking about whether or not to pack a certain item for exploring the cities of Peru, here is list for you: the essential items for an unforgettable visit to the beautiful cities of Peru!
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Paragliding Peru : Learn how to fly in Cusco!

08 Sep
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Paragliding in Peru: Learn how to fly in Cusco!
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Paragliding Peru : Learn how to fly in Cusco!

Peru is a great destination for adventurous tours, especially the area of Cusco. Travellers in Peru can choose from many options: ATV tour, river rafting, bungee jumping, hiking, biking and so much more. However, the tour that appealed to me the most was paragliding in the Sacred Valley of the Incas.

Waiting for the wind to change…
I had already enjoyed the Sacred Valley with both feet on the ground during the tour to the Inca ruins and the traditional markets in, among others, Pisac and Chinchero. Now I had the opportunity to see the amazing landscape from a different perspective: from the sky hanging from a parachute.
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7 tips for a Perfect Quad Tour in Peru

13 Jul
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7 tips for a perfect quad tour in Peru
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7 Tips for a perfect quad tour in Peru

If you are going to do the Quad Tour in the Sacred Valley of the Incas (near Cusco) while traveling in Peru, we have some useful tips for you.

The amazing guided Quad Tour  or ATV Tour is 98% off road, full of adrenaline and adventure. It is a great one day tour in the surroundings of Cusco. You’ll drive through the Andes, visit the famous terraces of Moray, the village of Maray and the impressive Salt Mines of Maras. All together this is a circuit of approximately 35 kilometers. You will have the most amazing views of the Sacred Valley of the Incas.

Read our 7 Tips for a Perfect Quad Tour in Peru, if you want to make the most out of your Peru ATV trip!

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12 do’s and don’ts of visiting Cusco

01 Jul
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12 do’s and don'ts of visiting Cusco
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12 do’s and don’ts of visiting Cusco

The cradle of the magnificent Incan Empire with Machu Picchu a mere train ride away, Cusco is one of South America’s biggest bucket list destinations.

This charming city in Peru is the place that every Inca once aspired to visit in a lifetime – and so should you.

Whether you’re coming here to explore its ruins, wander the colonial streets or study Spanish, we’ve put together the following list of

12 tips for visiting Cusco, our 12 do’s and don’ts..

 
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De meest gevarieerde trek van Peru: de Inca Jungle Trek naar Machu Picchu

26 Apr
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Highly recommended: the Inca Jungle Trek to Machu Picchu
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De meest gevarieerde trek van Peru: de Inca Jungle Trek naar Machu Picchu

Omdat de traditionele Inca Trail naar Machu Picchu altijd ver van te voren uitverkocht is, is de Inca Jungle Trek, het beste alternatief. Zeker, omdat mijn drie mede-reizigers en ik op zoek waren naar avontuurlijke activiteiten en goede hiking routes. De Jungle Trek biedt de perfecte combinatie van activiteiten zoals; mountain biking, rafting, zip lining en hiking en het is een fantastische manier om de Peruaanse jungle te verkennen.

 

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Doing an ATV Tour in Peru the right way

20 Apr
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Doing an ATV Tour in Peru the right way
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When you are visiting Peru, there is a wide array of great tours, hikes and other fun adventure trips. But which one should you choose? If you like a little bit of adventure, beautiful nature and seeing the sights, you should definitely include the the ATV Tour in the Sacred Valley of the Inca’s in your itinerary.

And it’s important to do it the right way, with reliable agency, a good guide, and a test tour.

This tour takes place at about 45 minutes by bus from the city centre of Cusco. You can do the tour either in the morning or in the afternoon. First the instructors will explain how the ATV’s work and you will do a test route. (more…)

Top 7 Leukste Outdoor Activiteiten in en rondom Cusco

15 Apr
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7 activities in and around Cusco that Bring you Closer to Nature
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Wil jij op zoek naar de geheimen van de Peruaanse cultuur, tijdens je reis in Peru? Als je op zoek bent naar een andere manier om Peru ter verkennen dan in de bus met een tour, bekijk dan deze mogelijkheden en bezoek Peru’s bezienswaardigheden op een manier die je dichter bij de natuur en BIJ de Peruaanse cultuur brengt.

Voor deze outdoor- activiteiten heb je geen ervaring nodig, iedereen is welkom! Zie hier onze top 7 Leukste Outdoor Activiteiten in Cusco, om het meeste uit je verblijf in Peru te halen.


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