Category: Cusco

If you ever visit Peru, one stunning attraction that you should not miss is the Humantay Lake. A visit to the lake will leave a memorable mark in your life. I can testify it’ll be a day trip from Cusco Peru you’ll never forget.   Booking a tour guide to Humantay Lake Humantay Lake is

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

Exploring the Ollantaytambo ruins, the stop between Cusco and Machu Picchu The religious, military and agricultural center of Tahuantinsuyo, and later the Fortress of the Incas Rebels, the city of Ollantaytambo, preserves in its structures one of the clearest examples of how it was lived during the empire’s time. Ollantaytambo is one of Peru’s unique

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

The site is located just outside of Cuzco/Cusco, at a height of 3.555 meters above the sea level, higher than Machu Picchu. The ruins are located where the districts San Cristobál and Cuzco meet (both of them parts of the Cuzco province and department). Sacsayhuamán used to be an Inca fortress, battles between the locals and the

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

The Sacred Valley of the Incas, located between the towns of Pisaq and Ollantaytambo, was very valuable during the Tahuantinsuyo times for its geographical and weather characteristics that favor the production of the best corn in Peru. Crossed by Vilcanota River, it is one of the most visited places by tourists as it includes de

Cusco Food Tour, Peru #6 Chicha Morada Chica Morada The chicha Morada is a drink from the Andean region of Peru. However, now its consumption can be found at a nacional level. Its history and consumption reaches back to the pre-Hispanic era. It’s the drink of the Incas, made from purple corn. #5 TamalesTamales Although