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Category: Tips and Things To Know

Inca Trail Packing List: The 12 Most Important Items and Why

As you hike the Inca Trail, incredible views such as this one will greet you at every turn.

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Huayna Picchu: How Fit Must You Be To Climb?

So you've made it up to Machu Picchu. After months of planning, a flight to another continent, a few buses and a train or perhaps a 4-day trek... you're here.

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The 7 Peruvian Drinks You Can't Miss on Your Trip

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Peru Vaccinations and Medical Checklist

Even the luckiest of people sometimes experience a bit of misfortune during their travels. Most of the time these problems are minor; food that doesn't agree with your stomach or a scraped knee, for instance. But every once in a while something goes seriously wrong.

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6 Peruvian Words You Should Know Before Your Machu Picchu Adventure

The streets of Cuzco are full of chifas serving delicious Chinese-Peruvian fusion

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6 Travel Apps You Absolutely Need When Travelling in South America

The smartphone has quickly evolved into one of the most useful travel tools you will ever have in your travelling toolkit, from finding great restaurants to figuring out how to...

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Interesting Peru Facts

Here are 26 of the most interesting facts about Peru, that’ll get you inspired for that South America adventure holiday!1.

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Everest Base Camp Trek 'EBC' Gear Packing List

Here you'll find a list of 32 items you'll want to be sure you remember for a trek to Everest Base Camp.

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14 Days in Patagonia: The Ultimate Explorer’s Itinerary

As you board your flight, headed home, reflect on the last two weeks. Maybe you like to journal. Maybe you have a blog of your explorations.

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7 Surprising Reasons South America is the Ultimate Winter Destination

Finish your time in Peru with visits to Machu Picchu and Cuzco before departing for Ecuador.

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Preparing for a Hiking Adventure: 8 Fitness Tips for the 50+ Explorer

Fear is the enemy when it comes to trying something new. Combat it with physical preparation - knowing you’re doing positive things to get your body ready for the trip.Focus...

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What to Expect From Your Milford Sound Cruise

A group of Kayakers approach Lady Bowen Falls.Overnight Cruise on Milford SoundIf you choose to take an overnight cruise on Milford Sound, you'll be choosing luxury, tranquillity, and stunning natural beauty.

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Why travel with Active Adventures?

Legendary Kiwi Hospitality

Above all, we aim to be amazing hosts. We're proud of our kiwi roots, and our professional, warm and relaxed style of running trips around the world is unforgettable.

Expert LOCAL Guides & Trip Leaders

We're VERY picky about who we select to work in our team, and we have people from all over the world lining up to guide our trips. So we get to hire the absolute BEST in the business.

Everything is Included

As soon as you get off the plane, we've got all the details of your vacation covered – top notch meals, comfortable transport & accommodation, amazing guides and INCREDIBLE service.

A Sense of Achievement

Whether you’re new to adventure travel, or you’ve never travelled in a group before, you’ll find yourself arriving home positively different from when you left.

Small Groups

With our small groups (no more than 14), you'll get to know our team, your fellow travellers, and have the flexibility and freedom to do as much (or as little!) as you like.

Diverse Experiences

It's all about getting there under your own steam – on foot, in a sea kayak, or by bike. What better way is there to experience mind blowing scenery? If it's your first time, no worries – our expert guides have got you covered.

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