Tag Archives: machu picchu

Guest Review of Amazing Brazil and Peru Adventure

This group of three just returned from an incredible Brazil and Peru combination custom adventure! Read on to hear about their journey, the highlights, as well as personal advice to future travelers. Kicking off their journey in Sao Paulo, they … Continue reading

Posted in Brazil, Family Travel, Luxury, Machu Picchu, Peru, South America, Trip Journals | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Colors of the Andes: Dyeing Wool the Peruvian Way

While some ingredients for natural dyes may seem strange, their colors saturate Andean textiles and have a long history among Peruvian artisans. Peru is a country full of vibrant colors that reflect the unique culture, creativity and energy of its … Continue reading

Posted in Peru, South America | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

7 Bucket List Trips for 2019

The end of the year is around the corner and our travelers are already scheming to hit more of their bucket list destinations in 2019 than ever before! While most people’s bucket lists vary, there are a few iconic places … Continue reading

Posted in Antarctica, Chile, Kilimanjaro, Peru, Tanzania, Trekking | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

AWR Now Carbon Neutral In Peru

At AWR sustainable and mindful tourism is one of our defining cornerstones. As of October 1st, we are proud to announce that we will be launching are our new carbon neutral plan for all of our Peru programs. A letter … Continue reading

Posted in News, Peru, Sustainable Tourism | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Family Gallivanting Through Peru: Machu Picchu and Beyond

This family group of five just returned from a customized version of our 7-Day Peru: Machu Picchu Tour by Train. Read on to hear about their adventure! “We used AWR last year for our Galapagos trip and we were blown … Continue reading

Posted in Family Travel, Inca Trail, Machu Picchu, Peru, South America, Trekking, Trip Journals | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Exploring the Ancient Salt Pans in Maras, Peru

You may be familiar with table salt, Kosher salt, or sea salt, but have you heard of Peru’s Maras salt – sal de Maras (also known as Peruvian pink salt)? Maras Salt is considered rose colored gold, which has beneficial … Continue reading

Posted in Family Travel, Peru | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Top 6 Mind-Blowing Treks That Don’t Kill Your Knees

While some of our guests strive for a strenuous edge to their trekking adventures, many of our travelers prefer to put culture and dramatic scenery first and opt for a milder trekking option for their vacations. For the latter type … Continue reading

Posted in Bhutan, Brazil, Camino de Santiago, Chile, Europe, Family Travel, Inca Trail, Luxury, Machu Picchu, Patagonia, Peru, South America, Trekking | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

How To Avoid Crowds at Machu Picchu

In light of AFAR magazine’s most recent article, “The True Magic of Machu Picchu Isn’t Where You Think It Is”, we would like to highlight the items that they discuss, and we offer, that will help make your next adventure … Continue reading

Posted in Luxury, Machu Picchu, Peru, Trekking | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Experiencing Luxury on the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

At AWR we pride ourselves in always working top-tier local guides who make all the difference when traveling to a new destination. Read on to hear from two AWR travelers who just returned from the 5-day Luxury Inca Trail Trek … Continue reading

Posted in Inca Trail, Luxury, Machu Picchu, Peru, Trekking | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Feeling Like Inca Royalty in Peru!

This couple just returned from a 3-week anniversary trip to Peru where they explored Cusco, the Sacred Valley and completed the Luxury Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu! Read on to hear about more of their experiences. “I wanted to get … Continue reading

Posted in Inca Trail, Luxury, Machu Picchu, Peru, Trekking | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment