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While Peru inevitably evokes images of Machu Picchu and the Inca empire, the country is also riddled with archaeological sites that are a legacy of even more ancient times. The Inca empire was a recent arrival during the process of cultural...
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Tiwanaku, Bolivia
Tiwanaku is an ancient, pre-Incan city considered by archaeologists to be one of the most important pre-Colombian archaeological sites. Puma Punku is part of a large temple complex at the Tiwanaku site, where the world was said to be created. It...
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Sacsayhuaman is an impressive Inca fortress on a steep hill that overlooks all of Cusco. The ruins are humongous, but archeologists believe that the original site was as much as four times larger. What remains today are the impressive outer walls...
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Choqechaka 384, Cusco 08000, Peru
If you are in Cusco, you can't miss the regional food. Head to the traditional "Quinta Eulalia," located inside a 19th-century house at the entrance of the San Blas neighborhood. The chefs here take full advantage of the local biodiversity, and...
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Av. San Martin 404, Cusco, Peru
Peru would have to be one of our favourites - the colours, the people, the food, and the places - it has everything to offer to a traveller. From Incan ruins to the Amazonian rainforest, there's something for everyone in Peru. The highlight for us...
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Portal Espinar 115, Cusco 08000, Peru
The coca plant has experienced some controversy in the past years, to the point that many visitors may forget the real, traditional value of the coca leaf. Since the pre-Inca period, locals have used coca leaves as a powerful stimulant that fights...
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Cusco, Peru
It kind of smells like a butcher shop, but it is a real study in life in Cusco. People sell everything from wool hats and scarves to cheese and potatoes.
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Cusco 08000, Peru
It seems like a small town but when you walk throughout this small city from end to end you find yourself taking in so much more than you imagined. The locals, tourists, markets, commerce, daily life... we found ourselves at the top of a...
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Hatunrumiyoc 541, Cusco 08000, Peru
In the San Blas area of Cusco, Peru, it can get quite steep. This is one of many streets that is all stairs. Cusco is a magical place!
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Cusco, Peru
The giant stones at this site are very impressive. Just a short trip from Cuzco it is worth the trip to see this anciet Incan site.
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PLAZA MAYOR, CENTRO DE, Cusco 08000, Peru
Reward yourself for climing all those damn steps to Sacsayhuaman! Head to Norton Rat’s Tavern on the corner the Plaza de Armas (sorry, you’re in for a few more stairs to get to the second floor), grab a cold Cusqueña beer (it’s not bad stuff) and...
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Plazoleta Nazarenas 337, Cusco 08000, Peru
When we landed in Cusco, we immediately knew the experience would be magical. When we pulled into our hotel, we were blown away. Being that we were splurging a bit for our honeymoon, we were able to experience Orient Express' Hotel Monasterio...
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Cusco 08000, Peru
Be sure to check out the little areas of Cusco not in the main square. There is so much culture to experience only a few alleyways from Plaza de Armas.
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Plazoleta Nazarenas 223, Cusco 08000, Peru
Like its nearby sister, the Belmond Hotel Monasterio, the Belmond Palacio Nazarenas is a hotel with ancient roots: the onetime private residence-turned-convent—and now turned hotel—has original Inca walls and colonial-era frescoes.

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Plazoleta Nazarenas 337, Cusco 08000, Peru
A dedicated national monument dating back to 1592, this former monastery sits on Inca stone foundations, which were later topped by plenty of Spanish colonial flourishes. Evidence of the hotel’s history is everywhere you look, from the rich...
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We had the most amazing time in Peru with SAM Travel! Our guide Saul was incredibly knowledgeable about the history, floral, fauna, geology, etc of every place that we went all with a great sense of humor. It was easy to communicate over email in...
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The reason most come to Aguas Calientes, or maybe even Peru at all, is Machu Picchu. The world-renowned Incan site, perched high above town amid dramatic mountains, is one of the best ways to appreciate the Quechua people’s greatness, since...
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The easy way to get up to the entrance of the citadel at Machu Picchu is to take a bus. It's can be a pretty scary ride with all the hairpin turns. So instead, hike up There are cut-troughs will help. It won't take more than an hour, and it will...
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The hike to Templo de la Luna is one that is often overlooked by travelers to Machu Picchu. Most visitors want to climb Huayna Picchu mountain, so they purchase the extra ticket. But included with that ticket is the chance to hike to the Templo de...
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Carretera Hiram Bingham KM 7.5, Machu Picchu, Peru
You’ll never sleep anywhere closer to Machu Picchu than Belmond Sanctuary Lodge—it’s adjacent to the site entrance, and the only hotel on the mountain. In fact, the lodge is built on the former staging area for American explorer...
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The mighty Inca Trail! Everyone talks about doing it one day, and you hopefully you will. It is a four-day trek through the Andes mountains in Peru. You begin from colonial town of Cusco, where it is wise to spend a couple days to acclimate before...
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Peru
Inca Trail and Lake Titicaca. This is one of the favourite packages. 13 days include: Cusco, the Sacred Valley, the Inca Trail, Machu Picchu and Lake Titicaca. These are the most important and fascinating places to visit in Peru. Classic tour of...
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Lake Titicaca
One of my favorite places when I visited Peru in April was the famous Lake Titicaca in Puno. At 12,500 feet above sea level and nestled between Peru and Bolivia, Lake Titicaca is the highest commercially navigable lake in the world. The lake has a...
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Lake Titicaca
Last year when visiting Peru's beautiful Lake Titicaca, my husband and I went back and forth about whether to visit the lake's famous Uros Floating Islands. We'd received mixed reviews from travelers who'd already visited the islands. Ultimately...
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Puno, Peru
About 2,000 people in the Uros tribe live on large floating islands made of reed in the middle of Lake Titicaca - the highest navigable lake in the world. Each island is controlled by a family with its own mayor. The lovely and gracious people...
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Ave Pachacutec 102, Machu Pikchu 08000, Peru
Inca Trail and Lake Titicaca. This is one of the favourite packages. 13 days include: Cusco, the Sacred Valley, the Inca Trail, Machu Picchu and Lake Titicaca. These are the most important and fascinating places to visit in Peru. Classic tour of...
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Puno, Peru
Strolling through Puno, Peru, on the banks of the fascinating Lake Titicaca, we passed many stores displaying produce and fish for sale, but nothing looked or smelled as tempting as this freshly-baked bread. Curious to find out if it tasted as...
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Puno, Peru
During a trip to Peru's Lake Titicaca, my husband and I debated whether to visit the Uros Floating Islands - we'd received mixed reviews from travelers who had already visited the islands. We decided to give it a shot and hired a private boat to...
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Madre de Dios, Peru
An easy 25-minute flight from Cuzco and you can be in the river town of Puerto Maldonado, the start of a truly unforgettable experience in the Peruvian Amazon. A stay at the amazing Inkaterra Reserva Amazonica ecolodge was my first jungle...