Peru Travel Blog

What is the Difference Between an Alpaca vs Llama? Differences, Characteristics, and Uses

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.

The Cusco Boleto Turistico Options: What Ticket to Get

The Boleto Turistic or Cusco Tourist Ticket gives you access to 16 different archaeological sites and museums in Cusco and the Sacred Valley.

Discovering The Best Coffee In Lima, Peru

Looking for a caffeine fix in Lima? Uncover the hidden gems of the city’s thriving coffee culture as we take you on a journey to discover the best brews in town.

Everything You Need to Know About Sustainable Tourism in Peru

Sustainable tourism is a trend that’s circulating among travelers and there are many ways to practice ecotourism in Peru. Here’s what to know.

Machu Picchu Weather: What is it?

The Machu Picchu weather is an essential factor for anyone traveling to Machu Picchu. Depending on the time of the season, rain, sun, wind, fog, and clouds can all play a role in your trip to Machu Picchu. Because Machu Picchu is in the mountains, the weather can change drastically depending on the time of year and even the time of day.

2018 Thank You

This Christmas we delivered Christmas gifts to over 70 children in a small Peru village called Rayan. A big thank you to all who booked a trip in 2018.

The 25 Best Beaches in Lima Peru – Ultimate Guide to Coastal Paradise

Check out our list of the best beaches in Lima, Peru! From secluded coves to world-famous surfing spots, there’s something for everyone.

Celebrate Peru Independence Day with Traditional Festivities – All You Need to Know

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.

Salkantay Trek vs Inca Trail: Which One is Right for You?

Comparing the Salkantay Trek and Inca Trail – which one is right for you?

The Inca Trail Packing List: The 25 Essential Gear for a Successful Hike

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.

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