Category Archives: Peru

Taquile Island: The Community of Men Who Love to Knit

Situated 45km on the Peruvian side of Lake Titicaca in the middle of the pristine blue-green waters is the quaint little island of Taquile. With a modest population of around 2000 Taquilenos, the community has an important role to play … Continue reading

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The Magical Uros Floating Islands of Peru

The floating Uros Islands of Peru is one of the magical places to visit in Peru. Home to the Uros indigenous people, the islands are situated on Lake Titicaca, South America’s largest freshwater lake, that overlaps the border between southern … Continue reading

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Discover The Ballestas Islands of Peru

The Ballestas Islands are located right off the coast of Paracas, a vibrant wildlife sanctuary filled with a stunning scenery and a variety of wildlife species. Discover the islands and see the stunning rock formations and landscapes that surround them. … Continue reading

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NEW VIDEO: Hiking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

Embark on a journey with us along the extraordinary Inca Trail to Machu Picchu! Permits are going on sale in October and our special Inca Trail promotion of 10% off is over at the of September- sign up now! The … Continue reading

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Top 10 Off the Beaten Path “Bucket List” Adventures

Overcrowding at some of the world’s most iconic sites and destinations has become a fast growing issue over the past years. With this in mind, our team at AWR has put together our favorite ALTERNATIVE bucket list adventures: just as … Continue reading

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Top 5 Cordillera Blanca Day Hikes from Huaraz, Peru

Read on for our top day hikes in the Cordillera Blanca from Huaraz. These hikes are all excellent acclimatization options for taller peaks or amazing adventures in and of themselves! 1) Laguna 69: The hike up to Laguna 69 is … Continue reading

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GUEST REVIEW: Lima, Lares Trek and the Amazon

This group of four just returned from a custom 15-day Peru adventure. They began in the culinary capital of South America and capital city of Peru, Lima. From there, they made their way up to the colonial and historic streets … Continue reading

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GUEST REVIEW: Machu Picchu, Huayna Picchu, Maras and Moray

This couple just returned from a custom Peru adventure to Machu Picchu. Read on to hear what they have to say: “We highly recommend AWR. I liked their reminder emails a lot. There was a lot of info and it … Continue reading

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GUEST REVIEW: Rainbow Mountain, Rafting and The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

Doreen and Karen just returned from a custom Peru adventure with us! Read on to hear about their trip highlights and get an even greater insight to their journey through their photos! Trip highlights: –Inca Trail Trek to Machu Picchu … Continue reading

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Top Must-Visit Restaurants in Lima and Cusco

Peru is the culinary capital of South America with Lima and Cusco being it’s gastronomic epicenters. Read on for our list of top recommended stops to delight your senses on your next trip to Peru! LIMA Cala Restaurant – Barranco … Continue reading

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