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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,

Journey to Machu Picchu on A Luxury Train Through the Andes Perú is a country full of excitement. There’s the world class dining experiences of Lima, the wonders of the Amazon, and the mysterious citadel of Machu Picchu. As a travel destination, Perú is a top-notch choice that promises to have something to appeal to

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.

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 Machu Picchu. But what many people don’t realise is that there are a number of Inca trails to choose from. It

How to Book Machu Picchu Ticktes in 2019 Machu Picchu Ticktes, new official site for 2019 The government of Peru recently launched a new website so that tourists can more easily book entry tickets to Machu Picchu in 2019. Gone are the days when visitors could just show up to the popular site and buy

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

Machu Picchu is recognized as best tourist attraction in World Travel Awards In the 25th edition of these awards, the Inca citadel was chosen as “Best Tourist Attraction“. Peru also won two other awards The World Travel Awards 2018, in its 25th edition, gave the award for “Best Tourist Attraction” to Machu Picchu, recognition given