Category Archives: Machu Picchu

Trip Review: Group of Four Friends Returns From the Peruvian Amazon

A group of four friends just returned from their 3-day trip to Inkaterra Field Station in the Peruvian Amazon with us and shared their experience here: “We had a wonderful time in the Peruvian Amazon! All four of us said … Continue reading

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5 Things to do in Aguas Calientes that DON’T include Machu Picchu

With the new Machu Picchu time slot regulations, most guests will now be spending at least one night in Aguas Calientes, the little town located below the Machu Picchu citadel. For those with some extra time, wanting to explore Aguas … Continue reading

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Tips For Altitude Acclimatization in Peru

When traveling to Peru, we have many guests ask us about altitude acclimatization for when they arrive in Cusco, the Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu, Lake Titicaca, the Colca Canyon and/or Arequipa. Here is a quick list of tips to remember … Continue reading

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New Machu Picchu Regulations Update

This is following our last update on the new Machu Picchu Regulations (published June 2nd) as additional changes have been announced. Due to the steep growth of tourism to Machu Picchu in recent years, new visiting regulations have been established … Continue reading

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South America Luxury Deals For 2017

Looking to upgrade your next South America adventure for a lower cost? Take a look at the following deals coming up in 2017 at some of the top luxury accommodations in South America! CHILE AWASI ATACAMA Guests can take advantage … Continue reading

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Tips About New Machu Picchu Limited Time Shifts

The Ministry of Culture has decreed that as of July 1st, 2017, the entry to the Machu Picchu citadel will now be split into two separate time shifts: Morning Shift: 06:00-12:00 Afternoon Shift: 12:00-17:30 It has been agreed that the time … Continue reading

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Peru: Family Summer Travel

Come explore Peru with your family on one of our uniquely crafted tours, designed with your kids in mind! Our family-designed tours are based on our own experiences traveling with our own kids to Peru and around the world. Lima … Continue reading

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Trip Report: Peru with Machu Picchu, Amazon Rainforest, Lake Titicaca, Cusco, Sacred Valley

Traveler: Tina C. Travel Dates: July 18-August 4, 2014 Destination Visited: Machu Picchu, Amazon Rainforest, Lake Titicaca, Cusco, Sacred Valley We decided to go to Peru last fall, as we had laid out plans to undertake 3 days in the … Continue reading

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Exploring Lima: A Welcomed & Unsuspected Surprise

Learn what it feels like to be a local in Lima — surfing, neighborhood restaurants, historic sights with Spanish colonial architecture, museums, and beaches. Neighborhoods: Barranco, San Isidro, Historic Center Malecon Gastronomy Local cultural experiences Larco Museum Surfing We arrive … Continue reading

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Introduction to The Luxury Salkantay Lodge to Lodge Trek

Trekking in Peru is one of the best and most sought-after adventure opportunities in South America. Experience the Salkantay Trek with our South America specialist, Gretchen! Salkantay Luxury Lodge to Lodge Trek Humantay Lake Hike To elevate your trekking experience, … Continue reading

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