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Explore the Ruins of Kuélap

Explore the Ruins of Kuélap, the ‘Undiscovered’ Alternative to Machu Picchu

The hidden ruins of Chachapoyas in the Amazon of Peru, better known as Kuélap, are accessible via a new cable car since 2017. Previously it took at least 90 minutes to get there. The World Heritage had few visitors and is seen by many as ‘the alternative’ Machu Picchu. The pre-Inca site hidden in the …

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Discover the rich nature and beaches of Tumbes in Northern Peru

Discover the rich nature and beaches of Tumbes in Northern Peru

Perhaps the most famous nature reserves of Peru may be in the south of the country, but the far north of Peru also has a number of natural treasures that deserve attention. The north coast of Peru offers countless special beaches and nature reserves. We list a few of the best places in the North …

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Top 5 Undiscovered Cities in Peru: Be Sure to Put Them On Your Bucket List!

Lima, Cusco, and Arequipa. All of them beautiful and famous South American cities. But Peru has more special places to offer. From beautiful mountain villages to colonial old cities. Peru is diverse and that certainly applies to its cities too. We list the top 5 lesser-known cities in Peru that are worth visiting, from north …

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Peru wins 4 World Travel Awards

Peru wins 4 World Travel Awards

The Commission for the Promotion of Peru for Export and Tourism (PROMPERÚ) has been awarded by the World Travel Awards (WTA) for the fourth consecutive year as the best travel agency in South America. This was announced last Saturday during a gala evening in La Paz, Bolivia. In addition, during these ‘Tourism Oscars’, Peru also …

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Peru's Pride: Día de la Papa (Potato day)

Peru’s Pride: Día de la Papa (Potato day)

On May 30, the southern Peruvian city of Cusco becomes all about the “Papas”; the potatoes. With more than 3,200 different types of potatoes, Peru is for sure the destination for potato lovers. With its diversity and numbers of the potatoes, it is so easy for Peru to be called the number one potato country …

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Peru Chocolate Tour: Don’t Miss Visiting the Chocolate House and the Chocolate Museum in Lima

After seeing beautiful historical highlights and endless jungle, you should also taste a country literally during a trip. This is also possible in Peru in all sorts of variations, from delicious street food to three-star dinners, cooking classes, and the best chocolate. You get to know the country in Lima with all your senses at …

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Discover Unique Interactive Gastronomic Activities in Lima, Peru

Visitors who want to learn more about Peruvian cuisine and culture in a unique way can indulge in Lima. The capital has several gastronomic activities for tourists who are interested in the development of the most iconic dishes and drinks in Peru. We list a number of sensory spectacles that no connoisseur should miss: Gastronomic …

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Peru Colca Canyon and the Volcanoes of Andagua received Geopark status by UNESCO

Peru: Colca Canyon and the Volcanoes of Andagua received Geopark status by UNESCO

Two unique nature reserves in Peru have been officially awarded Geopark status by UNESCO. The Colca Canyon and the Volcanoes of Andagua are now protected places. The Arequipa region has been attracting thousands of tourists to this area for many years. The infrastructure will be expanded in the coming years so that even more people …

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Exploring Ollantaytambo in the Sacred Valley: One of the best preserved Inca cities

Take a step back in time during your trip through Peru and walk along the ruins of Ollantaytambo. The roads and walls of this former Inca city are still intact that it is not difficult to imagine how Ollantaytambo must have looked like centuries ago. Ollantaytambo is a village in the Sacred Valley in Peru …

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Machu Picchu Travel: How to get to Machu Picchu and what you need to know

The sun rises slowly and spreads a magical glow over the ruins and the surrounding peaks of the Andes. Seeing the sight of Machu Picchu, the lost ancient city of Incas, you feel surreal. What is so special about Machu Picchu? Just the idea of this city, that once was built by human hands on …

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