Category: "Cusco Guide"

Peru Treks to Machu Picchu: What Are Your Options?

April 29th, 2013 |

Trekking in Peru is an amazing and rewarding experience. Whether you are an active individual seeking an alternative route of getting to Machu Picchu or an experienced hiker who loves exploring off the beaten path, the variety of treks in Peru will take your level of adventure to new heights… literally!

Shopping Secrets of Cusco

January 30th, 2012 |

If you are a shopper who enjoys the thrill of the hunt, Cusco has several unique shopping experiences that most tourists never discover. Venturing off the beaten path, you will find the perfect souvenir and enjoy an adventure you won’t soon forget.

100 Years Of Machu Picchu

April 8th, 2011 |

It’s true: a whole century has passed since Hiram Bingham re-discovered Machu Picchu, and Peru will be celebrating with typical enthusiasm. In the words of one government official, Culture Minister Juan Ossio has said “Celebrations must be over the top.”

Cusco Ethno-tourism: the community of Cuyuni

December 16th, 2010 |

Just an hour outside Cusco is Cuyuni. A rural community, it has implemented a novel ‘living’ tourist circuit: a walk of four hours through traditional Andean scenery interrupted by actors playing themselves, offering visitors a resumed and interactive look at their customs and their daily lives. The trip ends with a novoandino buffet with a view of the mighty Ausangate.