One of the most popular hikes in South America, the Inca Trail is definitely the experience of a lifetime. A centuries-old trail, it begins in the ancient Incan capital of Cusco and winds some 88 kilometres to some of the world’s most iconic ruins: Machu Picchu. Of course, the entirety of Inca Trail is absolutely […]
Stretching 96,922 square kilometres across the country, the Amazon comprises more than 60 percent of Peru. The area is home to stunning landscapes, unrivalled biodiversity, and fascinating cultures. A trip to the Peruvian Amazon is well worth the effort, but what are the most impressive attractions? Check out the top four things to do in […]
When someone mentions Peru images of idyllic mountain pastures, ancient Incan ruins, and verdant Amazonian jungle are probably the first things that pop into your mind. But this beautiful South American nation boasts miles and miles of gorgeous Pacific coastline, and it is also home to some amazing beaches. Let’s take a look at some of […]
Perhaps you’ve read somewhere or other that there are over 3,000 traditional Peruvian festivals held throughout the year? It’s a popular claim that pops up time and again in guidebooks and on websites, and though we haven’t verified the number, it certainly wouldn’t surprise us! Peru is a country that holds onto its traditions while increasingly […]
Peru is much more than Machu Picchu and the Inca Trail! Here is our list of the top 20 things to do in Peru beyond this little slice of the country. Peru is one of the world’s most magical countries for reasons that span much further than one (albeit truly incredible) archaeological site. We’ve kept quiet about all the other wonderful things to see and do in Peru, mostly because we’ve had so much to say about Machu Picchu and the surrounding areas/activities.