Peru Travel Blog

When is the Peru Independence Day? (Updated 2020)

The Peru Independence Day, also known as Fiestas Patrias, is celebrated on July 28th every year in Peru. This day commemorates the liberation of Peru from Spain by José de San Martin.

How to Travel from Lima to Machu Picchu (Updated 2020)

Travel from Lima to Machu Picchu requires some intricate planning. This is the breakdown of every option available including plane, train, bus, and by foot.

The Machu Picchu Map

Don’t forget to go to Machu Picchu without the Machu Picchu Map. This detailed illustration shows the location of all the highlights in the citadel.

Sacred Valley Peru: The Last Guide You’ll Ever Need

Heading to Cusco means that you are going through the Sacred Valley of Peru. Don’t underestimate it and skip a great experience.

Peru Itinerary: 10 Days of Travel Highlights

  Welcome to the Peru Travel Podcast. You can subscribe to the podcast at Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google, TuneIn, RadioPublic, Pandora or listen in the media player above. We get lots of questions relating to how people should plan out their Peru...

What is the Difference Between an Alpaca vs Llama?

An alpaca is not a llama, and a llama is not an alpaca. Although similar, they are two very distinct creatures. You will likely encounter both on your trip to Peru and or trekking to Machu Picchu.

Rainbow Mountain Peru: 10 Amazing Hiking Tips (Updated 2020)

Rainbow Mountain, Peru, also known as Vinicunca, has skyrocketed in popularity. This is the need to know information if you are planning to do the trek!

Unbelievable Peru Uber Scams and Reliable Peru Currency

  Welcome to the Peru Travel Podcast. You can subscribe to the podcast at Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google, TuneIn, RadioPublic or listen in the media player above. Not really sure whether you should use a taxi or Uber in Peru? We let you know what we...

How Long is the Inca Trail?

The Inca Trail is possibly the most famous hike in the world and definitely one of the most sought after. It is a four-day, three-night hike that starts in Kilometer 82 (a small town between Ollantaytambo and Aguas Calientes) and ends at Inti Punku or the Sun Gate at Machu Picchu.

The Inca Trail Packing List: Top 10 Items

We get asked all the time, “What should I pack or plan on bringing with me on the Inca Trail?”

We’ve created a comprehensive list in order of importance on what you should be bringing below. Note that this is all based on opinion and experience except for things marked with an asterisk, those are 100% required. Let’s dig in.

The Machu Picchu Map

Don’t forget to go to Machu Picchu without the Machu Picchu Map. This detailed illustration shows the location of all the highlights in the citadel.

Peru Itinerary: 10 Days of Travel Highlights

  Welcome to the Peru Travel Podcast. You can subscribe to the podcast at Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google, TuneIn, RadioPublic, Pandora or listen in the media player above. We get lots of questions relating to how people should plan out their Peru...

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