Peru Travel Guides

Real reviews and articles from travellers in Peru.

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Best Places to Visit in Peru.

If you are planning a visit to Peru any time soon you should check out these articles from real travellers for the best places to visit.

Things to do in Cusco

Cusco is known as the historical capital of Peru, although the current capital is the city of Lima, is declared as such in its constitution. Also is one of the most incredible cities in the world [...]

5 reasons to visit Paracas

Did you know that there is plenty of beautiful places just three-four hours away from Lima? Paracas is one of them. I love this place. Even in July and August (the coldest months in Lima), [...]

Making the Most of Three Days in Huaraz

Exploring La Cordillera Blanca Huaraz, Peru may be small, but the city provides a home base for a not so small number of treks through Huascarán National Park in La Cordillera Blanca. Also quite [...]

Uros Islands, Titicaca: A Peaceful Idyll

Puno port: a warm welcome ¨Come to my island, to have dinner with my family¨― invites me Felix, an old native Uro Indian, spending his days in the port of Puno, Peru. What a success! Or is such [...]

Planning Your Machu Picchu Trip

If you are traveling to Cusco, no doubt Machu Picchu is at the top of your to-do list. It is hailed as one of the modern Wonders of the World, an ancient gem hidden away from the world and [...]

The Best of Mancora, Peru

Mancora One amazing month in Mancora left me knowing the best party spots, the best beaches to lounge upon, the best restaurants to eat at, and the best hostels to sleep at! Mancora is the best [...]

7 Reasons to Visit Cusco, Peru

For the many travelers heading to Machu Picchu in Peru, Cusco acts as a home base. But this small city with big attractions is worth staying in more than a few days. As an English teacher living [...]

Salkantay Trek: 74 km to Machu Picchu

When it comes to Peru, visiting the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu must be the first thing that comes to mind: one more checked item on the “Wonders of the modern world” list. The next step to [...]

Backpacking in Peru for 17 days

Last July a couple of friends and I went Backpacking in Peru! They had extra time to afterward go to Colombia, but I only had 17 days for this trip, so we tried to work our stay in Peru according [...]

A Day at Laguna 69

I have seen the bluest of blues. High in the mountains of Huascarán National Park, near Huaraz, Peru, past the gushing waterfalls, beyond the massive rock formations, lies the beautiful Laguna [...]

Mancora, Peru: A slice of heaven

Mancora, Peru is a small surf town situated in the Northwestern part of the country. It may be a bit more difficult to get to than some more touted places, but it’s definitely worth the extra [...]

Travel-guide: Peru

The many reasons to go to Peru Peru is an amazing country with so many adventures to offer. Peru has got everything: The diversity in nature with the long coastline, the lush valleys, deep [...]

Hiking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu is one of the world’s top travel destinations, and it’s easy to understand why. The ancient Incan city is an example of the hard work, dedication, impressive architecture [...]

Visit Machu Picchu-Wonder of the World

Last year in December I visited Machu Picchu one of the new Wonders of the World. Of course, it’s wellknown that Machu Picchu (Old Mountain) is the lost city in Peruvian Andes. But nobody [...]

Lake Titicaca and All Its Glory

Capachica Rural Community One of the most beautiful places I’ve had the pleasure of visiting is Lake Titicaca, Puno, Peru. From sleeping in huts with locals, to shopping on floating islands made [...]

Trujillo: Peru’s northern gem

Many people think of Peru as Macchu Pichu and the Andes mountains, which are certainly a gem in the world, but when coming to Peru, most tourists miss out many other hidden little gems that are [...]

On my way to Machu Picchu

      Peru, the culture of the incas… And Machu Picchu, which always fascinated me. Since I was a kid, I would see pictures, look at documentaries… So when I decided to [...]

Ica-Peru: the City of Eternal Sunshine

I visit Ica for the first time when I was 14 years old in a study trip, it was a cold and cloudy day and all I can remember, beside my loud classmates playing around, was me walking down Paracas’ [...]

Machu Picchu with a toddler

  Machu Picchu – Inkas´ hidden treasure Living in one of the South American capitals, not far from Peru and not being able to visit Machu Picchu because of a toddler? Some said we were [...]

A Week In The Amazon Jungle

Peru is a wildly contrasting country. From Lima’s ulta rich beach side apartments to the favelas of small towns. Towering 6000m mountains to a peaceful oasis in a desert. Out of the seven [...]

Peru:Eternal sunshine in Huanchaco

Introducing Huanchaco Most of the tourist doesn’t like Trujillo city, it’s a big city with a lot of cars and traffic, is not the best place to relax, but Huanchaco is totally [...]

48 Hours in Lima, Peru

2 days in Lima, Peru Lima is the capital of Peru. Most people when they think of Lima, think of it as a city that one must pass in order to arrive to the more desirable locations such as Cusco [...]

Ica: Peru

When people think of Peru, I can assure you that the first thing someone will think of is Machu Picchu. But what if I told you that there was so much more to the country than that? If you are a [...]

Huaraz:The Hidden Nature

  Why you should go to Huaraz? In the North of Peru, inside Ancash department, its Huaraz a little but pretty city 8 hours from Lima the capital. If you like mountains, adventure, lakes and [...]

3 Reasons why you should visit Peru

3 Reasons why you should visit Peru   So, you are there sitting, thinking about a next place to travel to, a place to get to know another culture, to learn new stuff and maybe a new [...]