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!

Hoe je reis naar Peru te plannen

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How to plan your trip to Peru
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Hoe je reis naar Peru te plannen

Droom je van een reis naar Peru waar je je Spaans kunt oefenen en unieke UNESCO-werelderfgoedlocaties kunt bezoeken, indrukwekkende biodiversiteit en landschappen, geniet van de heerlijke Peruaanse Keuken en een mix van culturele en spirituele tradities? Peru is een droombestemming en waarom niet nu vast je reis dromen over een trip naar Peru! Leer hier hoe je reis naar Peru te plannen!

Op dit moment lijkt de wereld te zijn afgesloten vanwege de Corona pandemia, zelfs voor korte uitstapjes naar de supermarkt, laat staan reizen naar een nieuw continent. Er is echter genoeg tijd om meer te weten te komen en je voor te bereiden op je reizen later. Dus laten we je fantasie prikkelen over je toekomstige reis naar Peru en je tips geven over hoe je je reis naar Peru kunt plannen vanuit het comfort van je eigen huis, of bed! (more…)

How to plan your trip to Peru

09 Apr
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How to plan your trip to Peru
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How to plan your trip to Peru

Are you daydreaming of a trip to Peru where you can practice your Spanish and learn about UNESCO World Heritage sites, otherworldly biodiversity and scenery, award winning cuisines, and a blend of cultural and spiritual traditions? Peru is a dream destination and can start dreaming ánd planning your trip now!

Although the world seems to be closed off for even short trips to the grocery store let alone traveling to a new continent at the moment of writing due to the CORONA pandemic, there is plenty of time to learn and prepare for your travels later. So let us tease your imagination a little about your future trip to Peru and give you tips on How to Plan your Trip to Peru from the comfort of your own house, or bed! Trust me, there is no judgment here during these tough times in quarantine. (more…)

How to Stay Safe While Traveling in Peru during Coronavirus Outbreak

12 Mar
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How to Stay Safe While Traveling in Peru during Coronavirus Outbreak
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How to Stay Safe While Traveling in Peru during Coronavirus Outbreak

– March 11, 2020 – . Now that the Coronavirus is currently disseminating across the globe, it seems that no country is protected from the spread of the virus. But people still have travel plans and do not want to let the virus put their dream trips on hold. Peru is a highly touristic country , especially the region of Cusco.

UPDATE PER MARCH 16TH

The Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra, on Sunday night (March 15, 2020) reported that the Council of Ministers approved a Supreme Decree, which declares a state of national emergency for a period of 15 days. This implies mandatory social isolation This measure aims to prevent the COVID-19 new Coronavirus from further spreading in Peru.
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How to NOT be a Typical Tourist in Cusco

06 Dec
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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. (more…)

The 13 Unique & Unmissable Souvenirs to Buy In Peru

29 Jun
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Top 4 Best Souvenirs to Buy In Peru
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The 13 Unique & Unmissable Souvenirs to Buy In Peru

Peru might be best known for its world-class Inca ruins and picturesque colonial towns, but it’s also a haven for shoppers hoping to find a unique – and affordable – souvenir to take back home. Check out here where to find The 13 Unique & Unmissable Souvenirs to Buy In Peru.

Traditional Peruvian markets and souvenir shops in cities as far ranging as Lima , Cusco , and Arequipa are excellent places to pick up an all-important keepsake or unique gift for loved ones at home who didn’t have the luck of joining you on your trip.

From traditional Andean textiles to totora reed ornaments, and even a bottle of Peru’s famous brandy liquor, an overwhelming array of Peruvian souvenirs are available. Let us help you narrow down your options with our list of our ultimate favorites. (more…)

6 Smart Tips for an Unforgettable Machu Picchu Tour

02 Jun
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6 Smart Tips for an Unforgettable Machu Picchu Tour
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6 Smart Tips for an Unforgettable Machu Picchu Tour

Machu Picchu, the amazing Inca Citadel nearby Cusco, is a must-see for every Peru traveler. In case you did not visit Machu Picchu yet or are planning another trip to the fascinating world wonder in Peru, these 6 SMART TIPS FOR AN UNFORGETTABLE MACHU PICCHU TOUR will help you to plan and organize your trip to Machu Picchu. Make sure to make the most out of your visit to this beautiful site in the Peruvian Andes, nearby Cusco.

Tip 1: Getting up early

It is important to know that trips to Machu Picchu should ALWAYS start in the early morning because there is just so much to see! Not to mention the possibility of an amazing early morning sunrise…. (more…)

Practical Tips for your Visit to Paracas & Ballestas Islands

09 Mar
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Practical Tips for your Visit to Paracas & Ballestas Islands
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Practical Tips for your Visit to Paracas & Ballestas Islands

If you travel overland from Lima to Arequipa, you will encounter the National Park Paracas, at a 4 hours bus drive from the Peruvian capital. Many travelers in Peru make a one day stop here (or even less) before they continue their trip further south, to (Ica, Nazca, and) Arequipa. The main attractions of this region are the Paracas National Reserve itself and the Ballestas Islands. What can you do and see here? Check it out and read our Practical Tips for your Visit to Paracas & Ballestas Islands.

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Top Topics of our best Peru Travel Blogs

02 Jan
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The Top Topics of our Peru Travel Blogs 2016
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Top Topics of our best Peru Travel Blogs

Is exploring the fascinating places of the world exactly your thing and you love to travel with a little bit of adventure? Then you read through this short overview of the Top Topics of our Best Peru Travel Blogs!

Check out The Top Topics of our Best Peru Travel Blogs:

  • The Best of Machu Picchu,
  • Peru Adventure Travel Blogs
  • Exclusive Travel Tips for Peru

 

Top Topic #1 The Best of Machu Picchu

This ancient place is also called the “Lost City in the Clouds”. Machu Picchu in Peru is probably one of the most popular and most fascinating cultural sites in the world. Many travellers have spoken of a certain “magical atmosphere” that surrounds this place.
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