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LetsGoPeru, Peru, Luxury travel, travel, tour, Inca, wildlife, hotels, hiking, LetsGoLuxuryTravel Why is Cusco important and why should you visit it?  Why is Cusco important and why should you visit it? Located in the middle of the Peruvian Andes is the former home of the Inca Civilization, Cusco. The town is famous for its spectacular…

LetsGoPeru, Peru, Luxury travel, travel, tour, Luxury Peruvian Cruises Romantic destinations in Peru Are you planning a romantic trip to Peru? Are you getting married and want a romantic honeymoon to celebrate your new life together at a romantic destination? Peru is full of beautiful hotels and ancient sites to spend the most romantic time…

  The Uros People and their life on Lake Titicaca Peru; a country of great diversity in its landscape, has everything from coastal towns like Lima and the beautiful Northern surfing beaches to the jungle of the mighty Amazon River. In Southern Peru, there are the highlands, the ancient Inca Ruins, the high Andean town…

  Lima: The Culinary Capital of South America. Over recent years, the Peruvian culinary industry has grown to be world renowned with a number of Peruvian restaurants now being considered amongst the top restaurants in the world. Today, Peruvian chefs are internationally recognized as leaders in the culinary world. Peruvian restaurants are springing up all…

Machu Picchu Machu Picchu is located 130 kilometers from the city of Cusco in the canyon formed by the Urubamba River, on the slopes of the mountain known as "Machu Picchu", which in Quechua means "old peak". However, the city was not originally known by this name, its original name is unknown as it has…

  The best Travel Books about Machu Picchu Are you planning a trip to Peru and Machu Picchu this year? Has Peru been a destination on your bucket list that you've just been dying to travel to and now you have finally made the decision to take the plunge and travel to the beautiful South…

  The best things to do in Peru. Peru is full of wonderful ancient ruins, sacred sites, natural beauty and of course modern cities, all of which are a must to experience on any Peruvian adventure. The choice of places to see is endless and you might be having trouble deciding what the best things…

Colca Canyon: the best place to see Condors in Peru For all you nature lovers out there, traveling to Peru can be the trip of a lifetime. Peru is filled with wonderful mountains and dense Amazon Jungle filled with more exotic plant life than you could ever imagine.  Any Adventure to Peru, would not be…

Festivals and Holidays in Peru Peru celebrates around 3000 festivals every year, most of which honour the day of a patron saint. These saints were introduced as part of the Christian calendar brought to Peru by the Spanish. Most of these festivals have been integrated with the Native traditions of Peru, bringing colour, dance and…

How to enjoy Machu Picchu with the Family. Any journey to Peru would not be complete without a trip to Machu Picchu. Full of history and beauty, the legendary Machu Picchu is a must see for any trip to Peru or South America. But if you decide to visit Machu Picchu with kids, the experience…

An Adventure to Peru´s Amazon Three quarters of Peru is in the jungle or ‘Selva’ as the locals refer to it, which is divided into two parts, the high Peru jungle and the low Peru jungle. The high Peru jungle starts at the foot of the Andes and grows up to the mountain slopes and…

The Best Hotels in Cusco, Peru You might be surprised by what you can find in Peru regarding hotels, the variety and  types of hotels for you to choose from are endless. The City of Cusco in the Andes Mountain range in Peru, is famous for many things, from Inca Ruins, to beautiful Churches and…

Sacred Valley of the Inca´s Located around a forty-minute drive from Cusco, the Sacred valley of the Inca´s is one of the most beautiful Valleys in the world. Surrounded by the Andes towering above, that are most of the year covered in snow, the valley is home to a variety of people from many different…

  First Impressions – Getting the best out of Lima When traveling to Peru you will  pass through the capital, Lima, as this is where the international airport is located. However, do not discount Lima as a destination to visit, the city has much to offer for tourists and if you’re a foodie then some…

10 activities to do in Machu Picchu Do you plan on traveling to Machu Picchu on your next trip to Peru? Did you know that is there is more to see while visiting Machu Picchu than meets the eye? Sure, you must visit the main site, as it is a testament to the Inca and…

Ten plates you have to try on your trip to Machu Picchu When most of us think of Peru, we think of mountains, ancient ruins and beautiful terraced valleys. However, the truth is that in addition to all of these things, Peru also happens to be the leader in culinary delights in South America and…

Summer in Peru is spent mostly in the coastal regions as the highlands don’t really experience the warm summer months. Lima, the capital of Peru can reach temperatures of up to 32 degrees Celsius, with very high humidity, providing perfect beach weather in the months of December, January, February, March and April. Most of the…

Do you want to travel to Peru and are unsure of what to expect? Are you nervous about the unknown? This is normal when travelling for the first time to an unknown part of the world. What will the food be like? Can I drink the water, what is the transport system like? Can I…

When traveling to Peru you will  pass through the capital, Lima, as this is where the international airport is located. However, do not discount Lima as a destination to visit, the city has much to offer for tourists and if you’re a foodie then some of the best restaurants in the world are located in…

On any tour to Peru or South America, you will want to travel to the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu. Located high in the Andean mountain range, the site was hidden from invaders for many centuries only being formally discovered in 1911. There are many theories about the site and what is was used for,…

Any journey to Peru would not be complete without a trip to Machu Picchu. Full of history and beauty, the legendary Machu Picchu is a must see for any trip to Peru or South America. But if you decide to visit Machu Picchu with kids, the experience can be even more enjoyable. Kids seem to…

Do you plan on traveling to Machu Picchu on your next trip to Peru? Did you know that there is more to see while visiting Machu Picchu than meets the eye? Well sure, you must visit the main site, as it is a testament to the Inca and their brilliant building skills and you will…

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