Peru Travel Blog

Peru Travel Blog

Welcome to the Best of Peru Travel Blog! Here you will find a selection of posts on different topics including what’s on, festivals and celebrations and local culture and history. Happy reading!

Day of the Dead Celebrations and Halloween in Peru

The Day of the Dead or ‘Día de los Difuntos’ is celebrated across Peru on the 1st and 2nd of...
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What to See in Lima Peru in Two Days

Most travellers have to spend at least one night in Lima as it’s the main arrival point into Peru...
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Our Ideal One Day Itinerary for Pisac in the Sacred Valley

Pisac is a small village nestled high in the Andes Mountains at a breath-stopping altitude of...
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Top 7 Romantic Date Ideas in Cusco

In the mood for love but tired of romantic candle-lit dinners for two and generic bunches of...
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Top Spots For The Best Breakfast In Cusco

Looking for the best breakfast in Cusco? They do say all happiness depends on a leisurely breakfast...
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Coca Leaf Tea For Preventing Altitude Sickness in Cusco

 Something that may surprise you, but that you will most certainly encounter on your visit...
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Peruvian Gastronomy Hits The Big Time!

Until recently, many tourists would have viewed Lima as a necessary diversion on their way to...
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Pisac, a little piece of paradise in Peru’s Sacred Valley!

The Sacred Valley in Peru has been on the tourist map for years with many visitors spending a night...
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Top things to do during Easter & Semana Santa in Cusco 2017

Semana Santa or Holy Week is one of the biggest festivities of the year in Cusco and this year it...
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5 Best Boutique Hotels in Cusco

The hotel scene in Cusco is booming with new hotels opening their doors every month. Not all hotels...
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Getting Off the Beaten Track in The Andes

Today, we wanted to share a little bit about our vision as Best of Peru Travel. We set up the site...
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Top 5 things to Do in Machu Picchu (besides visiting Machu Picchu!)

Machu Picchu is on most peoples' bucket list and over a whopping two million people a year travel...
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Huayna Picchu & Machu Picchu mountain to close temporarily in April 2016

Travellers travelling to Machu Picchu in April 2016 are advised to make alternative travel plans if...
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What’s on in Peru in March 2017

Here's our curated collection of what's on in Peru in March 2017 from Roots festivals and concerts...
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Weaving Dreams in the Valley with the Awamaki Lab Project

The Sacred Valley is the main artery that links Cusco to the iconic Machu Picchu so as you might...
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