Category: Peru

Lima, Llamas, and Nazca lines: the 12 best places to visit in Peru

Lima, Llamas, and Nazca lines: the 12 best places to visit in Peru

When I say Peru is a traveller’s dream, I mean it. That’s because the country itself is absolutely huge, and there are heaps of routes for anyone backpacking Peru. Do you like historic ruins and the hikes that lead to them? Peru has those. Do you like hanging out at beaches, getting in some surf?…

Walking the Inca Trail: essential things to do in Cusco to bookend your trek

Walking the Inca Trail: essential things to do in Cusco to bookend your trek

So, you want to walk the Inca Trail? With a running time of four to five days and a wealth of information to digest covering centuries of Andean culture, this ancient hiking trail is certainly not for the faint hearted. It can seem daunting to take on, preparing your brain for the culture you’ll absorb…

The ultimate guide to backpacking Peru

The ultimate guide to backpacking Peru

Peru is one of the most popular South American destinations for backpackers, and for good reason. Home to one of the most intriguing wonders of the world, high-altitude mountains, lush rainforests, plunging coastal cliffs, the best seafood (um hello, they invented ceviche) and a plethora of fluffy llamas to befriend, Peru is a backpacker’s dream….

12 best hostels in Cusco, Peru

12 best hostels in Cusco, Peru

Cusco is a really well-known destination amongst backpackers and solo travellers. It’s a great place to experience everything this incredible city, the former capital of the Inca empire, has to offer. The most convenient place to stay is by the Plaza das Armas, the city’s main square. But be prepared, it’s chock-full of tourists! So,…

Peru Travel Guide

[efstabs class=”yourcustomclass”] [efstab title=”Home” active=”active”] Visiting Peru The third largest country in South America, Peru is a vast and varied destination with something for everyone, even those with the most diverse requirements. You know who you are. [/efstab] [efstab title=”About”]Known throughout the world as the capital of the Inca empire, Peru has actually been inhabited…

10 things you should know before visiting Machu Picchu

10 things you should know before visiting Machu Picchu

In our latest competition, we asked you to pick your three favourites from a choice of 30 incredible adventures. Overwhelmingly, you voted for the epic trek up to the ancient Inca ruins of Machu Picchu as the top pick. It’s not surprising either, considering the myriad of sensational sights that await you along the way,…

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