Cultural and Travel News Peru

Avoid the Cusco – Santa Teresa Route for travelling to Machu Picchu

Monday February 04, 2019

Avoid the Cusco – Santa Teresa Route for travelling to Machu Picchu

The Management of Exterior Commercial and Tourism (Dircetur) put out a notice that tourists should not use the Cusco Santa Maria route by bus to get to Machu Picchu during the present rainy season. The recent accidents and situations have put the lives of those visiting Cusco in danger.

“We understand that you want to get to Machu Picchu and one of the options is through the Cusco – Santa Maria – Santa Teresa; however, in the rainy season (December – March) this route is not safe. (more…)

Peru: Best Adventure Tourism Destinations

Wednesday May 09, 2018

Peru: Best Adventure Tourism Destinations

According to the Global Adventure Tourism report published by GlobalData, Peru is increasingly considered one of the best adventure tourism destinations worldwide.

Many tourists visit the classic surfing destinations in northern Peru, such as Trujillo and Mancora. But apart from surfing, Peru is also a popular destination for road cycling, mountain biking or river rafting, for instance in the Cusco area. There are great opportunities for trekking too, for instance the many Machu Picchu hiking opportunities such as the Inca Trail. (more…)

Peru Top Destination for Adventure Tourism according to Rough Guide

Friday January 08, 2016

According to a survey conducted by the well known travelers guide Rough Guide, Peru is the only Latin American country selected as one of the People’s Choice Top 10 destinations for aventure tourism in 2016!

Peru is number #9 on the wordwide list there was special attention for Machu Picchu, the Nazca Lines as well as for the Tucume Museum; the Tucume museum which also won the “Best Wider World Tourism Projects 2015” award granted by the British Guild of Travel Writers (BGTW) during the World Travel Market last November. (more…)

Peru nominated for Travel Awards

Friday June 26, 2015

Peru has been nominated by the World Travel Award 2015 for seven categories: Best Adventure Tourism Destination, Best Culinary Destination, Best Green Destination, Best Cultural Destination, and Best Beach Destination, among others in the past Peru has won awards before such as best Culinary Destination of South America and others.

The World Travel Awards 2015 has nominated Peru for 7 awards within the South America category for this year’s event. Peru’s official tourist tourism board has made a post on social media: Get to know the nominations and support with your vote”. (more…)

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