Machu Picchu Blog

For many, going to Machu Picchu is a once in a lifetime type of trip. If doing the 4-Day Inca Trail trek to Machu Picchu and visiting Peru is an adventure you have always wanted to take but you wonder how much does it cost to hike the Inca trail. This trip is within reach and can be customized based

In just one week we will be on our way to Peru! I have been doing our Peru travel planning by getting tips from friends, reading several books and searching many sites to feel as prepared as I can be. Now you know what I have been doing with all my spare time- training, reading

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. Contents1 Booking a tour guide to Humantay Lake2 The best time

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

Machu Picchu is a 15th-century citadel known to be the most well-known Incan ruin in existence as far as we know. It is located in the Eastern Cordillera of southern Peru. It is 2,430-meter mountain ridge in the Cusco Region, above the Sacred Valley. Originally, Machu Picchu was thought to have been constructed for the

Getting to Machu Picchu on your own is quite easy, but it does require advance planning. Machu Picchu lay hidden from the world for such a long time because its location is fairly remote and inaccessible. Because of its remote location and multiple connections required, many tourists are often confused on how to get there,

Contents1 Journey to Machu Picchu on A Luxury Train Through the Andes2 The Route3 Riding The Hiram Bingham3.1 The Observation Car3.2 The Dining Car3.3 The Lounge Car4 Other Perks With Your Ticket5 The Belmond Hiram Bingham Train Cost6 Hiram Bingham, The Person7 Visiting Machu Picchu Journey to Machu Picchu on A Luxury Train Through the

You’ve seen them, you petted them at your local pet store, and some of you might have even had them as pets yourself. But did you know in Peru, guinea pigs aren’t bred as pets, but as livestock meant to be eaten?! Considered a delicacy and usually only meant to be eaten on special occasions.

Contents1 Inca Trail sold out – alternatives?1.1 Classic Inca Trail1.2 Lares Trek1.3 Salkantay Trek (Mollepata Inca Trail)1.4 Choquequirao Trek1.5 Ausangate Trek Inca Trail sold out – alternatives? If Peru is in your bucket list of places to see before you cark it, it’s likely to be a bit more specific: Trek the Inca Trail to