Category: Cusco

One of the easiest ways to see Cusco and its surrounding attractions is to hop on one of the Cusco day tour. The group tour is typically 5 hrs., runs 1:30pm-6:30pm, and is led by 1 guide and 1 driver. Typically cost for the group tour is s./20-40 (US$7-$15) per person, with tour size of

Peru is famous for its corn or choclo. Many things can be made from corn but the most infamous has to be the corn-based beer, chicha. Chicha is peru’s local beer. Like it or hate it, you have to at least try it if you are in Peru. There are 2 kind of Chicha: Chicha

What is coca leaves? Coca leaf is sold in supermarkets, open-air markets, and on the streets in Cusco. It is commonly known for helping people both Cusco residents and foreigners who visit the country to cope with the altitude in this country. Coca leaf works well when it comes to altitude sickness treatment. The properties

How to get to Cusco? By air:   Domestic flights from Lima (1 hour) and from Arequipa (30 minutes) to Cusco. By land: Lima – Arequipa – Cusco 1650 km (26 hours by car) Lima – Nazca – Puquio – Abancay – Cusco: 1131 km (20 horas by car) Puno – Cusco: 389 km (07 hours by

Things to do in Cusco Cusco – This amazing city was once the ancient city of the Inca Empire and is now considered the Archeological Capital of the American and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The elevation of the city is quite high at 3,400 meters, but that does not discourage the more than two