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The Mystery of Chachapoya Culture

There are many theories about customs, religious rituals and the end of the Chachapoya culture after taking up arms over the Inca culture that subdued them at the end of the 15th century. The meaning of Chachapoya -culture that was established in today’s department of Amazonas in northwestern Peru- comes from the native word ‘sachapuyos’...
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a tourist visiting a handicraft market, using travel tips to visit Peru

6 Things to know before your first trip to Peru

Peru should be considered an obligatory destination for all travelers in the world. Its wide cultural offer: Cathedrals, historical buildings and museums. The mysticism of the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. The traditions and crafts of the Sacred Valley and Lake Titicaca. Experiencing nature on a Salkantay trek, exploring the Amazon or enjoying the internationally...
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The Best Souvenirs from Peru

The 5 Best Souvenirs to Buy in Peru

If you’re visiting Peru you’ll probably want to buy a typical gift or souvenirs to take home for your family, friends or special one. No matter the city, in Peru practically any tourist attraction will have some accredited vendors that sell small craft gifts with prices ranging from S/. 100 to S/. 5. If you...
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Ancient ruins Kuelab - Peru

How to Get to Chachapoyas

Right in the Andean forest of the Peruvian Amazon is located the city of Chachapoyas, considered as the capital of the Amazon. Through its natural and historical wealth, it has become in the new star tourist destination in Peru. However, due to its location and access routes, it is difficult for many travellers to know...
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Best Places to Visit in Northern Peru: Moche Route

Best Places to Visit in Northern Peru: Moche Civilization

Moche Civilization Tour The Moche civilization developed on the northern coast of Peru between the second and seventh centuries of our era, spanning territorially several cities of the country from the Moche River Valley (in today’s Trujillo), to the border region of Piura. The wonders left by this pre-Hispanic culture can still be visited in...
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Most Romantic Places to celebrate Valentine´s Day in Peru

Best places to celebrate Valentine’s Day in Peru

On February 14 we celebrate Valentine’s Day, also called Love Day or Friendship Day, all over the world. If we want a different celebration, we can offer our couple something more original than a box of chocolates or a rose. Next we suggest some plans or romantic trips to surprise your partner in the lover´s...
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What to do in Lima

What to do in Lima

If you are planning a travel to Peru, you will most likely arrive in the country via Jorge Chavez International Airport in Lima. Many travelers wonder if Lima is worth visiting, how much time they should spend in the city, or if they travel directly to another place and start their tour in Peru. We...
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Things to do in Miraflores

Things to do in Miraflores

Your trip to Peru will probably start in Lima where the Jorge Chavez International Airport is located and if you might decide to spend a few days in the city, we recommend you to do it in the Miraflores district. Today this district is known as the  most tourists-friendly zone of the capital city. There...
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Romantic restaurants in Lima

Romantic Restaurants in Lima

The city of Lima has become the epicenter of Peruvian gastronomy.  It is already possible to taste a delicious ceviche, a lomo salteado or the Causa Limeña, in one of the three recent restaurants included among the 50 best restaurants of the world located in the Peruvian capital. In addition to bringing together a wide...
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Lima Street Food - Cheap Peruvian Food

Lima Street Food – Cheap Places to Eat in Lima

One of the best ways to understand a country, its people and its culture is through food. Currently, Peruvian gastronomy is considered one of the best cuisines in the world. For this reason, we have dedicated an article to a type of cuisine unknown to tourists visiting Lima, a low-budget, full of the most characteristic...
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Inca Trail Cost - Prices, informations and tips

Inca Trail Cost: Informations, Prices & Tips to Save on Your Trip

When you are starting to plan a trip to Cusco, one of the first things you think about is how much the Inca Trail cost, when is the right season to come and how to choose the best travel agency. The first thing you need to know before hiring a travel agency is that those...
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Huayna Picchu hike

Hiking Huayna Picchu – A guide to climb the mountain

Have you ever wondered if you’d be able to overcome a challenge hike Huayna Picchu? The mountain behind Machu Picchu is a challenge for those adventurers who decide to enjoy this dizzying climb, which offers breathtaking panoramic views of the mountainous landscape and the sacred city of Machu Picchu. Huayna Picchu in Quechua means «Pico...
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