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Choquequirao Refuge Inca

Choquequirao – The Last Refuge of the Incas

August 12th, 2016 by

It is located in the district of Vilcabamba, on the skirts of the snowcapped mount Yanacocha, in the province of La Convención. The highway to Abancay gets you here from Cusco. In kilometer 154 a detour is taken to the town of Cachora; there a 30 km road made on horseback or trekking takes you […]

Candelaria Celebration

The Virgin of Candelaria in Puno

August 12th, 2016 by

This exceptional and spectacular celebration takes place in the city of Puno -on the shores of Lake Titicaca – between the 1st and 14th of February of each year. It begins at 4:00 am of the first day with the “albas”, at which point fireworks, or the like, are thrust into the dawn sky. The […]

Machu Picchu Ciudad Sagrada

Machu Picchu Ciudad Sagrada de los Incas

August 12th, 2016 by

Vista desde el aire, los grandes muros de piedra que sostienen Machu Picchu parecen un elemento más del agreste paisaje de las montañas y no un invento del hombre andino. El Santuario Historico de Machupicchu es un patrimonio cultural y natural que cuenta con 35 grupos arqueologicos, siendo el principal de todos la ciudadela de […]

Bike Moray Unique Terraces

Bike to the Land of Unique Terraces

August 12th, 2016 by

Just a couple of weeks ago, I went on a tour around the land of unique terraces as I describe it in the preceding post. It was on bus as well as on foot. On the way to Maras from the terraces of Moray on the bus, I was able to watch two cyclists riding […]

Cusco Street Food

Cusco street food

August 12th, 2016 by

Cusco Food Tour, Peru #6 Chicha Morada Chica MoradaThe 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 consumptionreaches back to the pre-Hispanic era. It’s the drink of the Incas, made from purple corn. #5 TamalesTamalesAlthough it they are […]

Alternative Trek Machu Picchu Peru

Don’t be afraid to stray from the beaten path in Peru

August 12th, 2016 by

Anywhere you go in the world, there tends to be a well trodden path created by many tourists who have visited the most famous landmarks over the years. This is no different in Peru. People who take Peru holidays usually start off in Lima, which is a fascinating and culturally rich city in itself, before […]

The Sacred Valley Of The Incas

The Sacred Valley of the Incas

August 12th, 2016 by

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 […]

Inca Trail Permits 2022

Inca Trail Permits 2017

January 30th, 2017 by

Due the permit regulations that allow ONLY 500 persons entering to the Inca, it is therefore essential to make reservations well in advance as the system is on a first-come, first served basis. We do recommend book at least 4-5 months prior departure. There are a limited number of tour operators authorized to operate the Inca […]

Machu Picchu Trains Virtual Tour

Machu Picchu Trains: Virtual Tour

February 5th, 2017 by

Machu Picchu Train-  Virtual Tour Also named “Lost City of the Incas”, is considered one of the most extraordinary examples of urban architecture on the planet and now recognized as one of the NEW SEVEN WONDERS OF THE WORLD, The arrival is either by train, bus or hiking the Inca Trail. Everyone who goes to […]

Inca Trail Cost

Inca Trail Cost

February 16th, 2017 by

INCA TRAIL COST – HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO VISIT MACHU PICCHU Walking the Inca Trail with Best Andes Travel® – the #1 guide service on Machu Picchu. We have the best guides on the route, with high standards of safety and reliability. We specialize in small group treks and private treks at a […]