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The Most Interesting One-day Trails In Cusco

Cusco – Huchuy Qosqo – Lamay Huchuy Qosqo (small Cusco) is a very interesting archaeological center, located in the sacred valley of the Incas. It is situated at an altitude of approx. 3600 m above sea level, just above the village of Lamay and Calca. The ruins of...
Main squear in Cusco, Peru

List of 10 top things worth seeing in Cusco region

Usually I am not the one to make lists about the places I see. I know that something that can be nice or beautiful for me, will not necessary be beautiful for others. It’s always a matter of tastes, likes and dislikes. But finally I decided to make an exception. You...
Famous Lost City of the Incas Machu Picchu

Salkantay trek, Inka Jungle Tour or maybe train tour. What to choose to reach famous Machu Picchu?

Which tour leading to Machu Picchu is the best: Salkantay Trek, Inka Jungle Tour, train tour or maybe any other tour? First, you need to keep in mind that no one will have the best answer for you. Simply, I have no idea which way will be the best right for you. The truth is, that...
baked bananas in peru

Delicious afternoons in Cusco with platano al horno (platano maduro)

There are a lot of things I love about Cusco, for example the landscapes, views, nature, and history. I love to meet with local people on the streets, buy their local products and talk with them about their life. Usually I have my “caseras” or “caseros” – the sellers from...
Quinoa plantations on the way to Moray and Maras

Biking tour to Moray and Maras with quinoa in the foreground

One of my favorite biking routes is situated in the region of Chinchero, around 30 km from Cusco. It is definitely one of the best things to do and see in this part of Peru. There are a lot of paths which you can choose for your biking adventure – from easy t...

The Best Of The Best In Peru! Ausangate Trekking in Cusco Region

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Peru cannot be known just in several days. The country is so diverse and has so much to offer that it is difficult to reach all the interesting places in a short time. However, nothing is impossible!  With very good organization and thoughtful plan you can see a lot and even more...
Bicycle trip from Chinchero to Urubamba including Moray and Maras

Time for biking adventure in Cusco region! Some useful tips.

Sometimes travelers ask me how to do bicycle tour in Peru and they want to know which roads are the best in Cusco region. Instead of replying for each person separately decided to write this article in which you will get some very useful tips about my favorite one-day bicycle...

Worth to see in region Cusco. Pisac ruins

Cusco is by far the most popular city in Peru. And there is nothing to be surprised, because in itself is very interesting and has a lot of things to offer. And in the case when you have the time and inclination to explore the region of Cusco, can be a perfect base for all your...

What you can see and do in Peru during the only one day?

Check here how our TEAM was able to utilize one of the eight days in Peru! Eight days, it’s kind of a lot, but if you want to explore a country like Peru, it’s a little too less. Because the country is expansive and varied, because has a very rich history, because its...
Ruins of Machu Picchu in Peru, Cusco

Some words about Lost city of the Incas Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu – “Lost city of the Incas”, known also as “Old Peak” is the main destination for many tourists visiting Peru. The city was built in the 15th century during the reign of one of the greatest sovereign of Pachacuti (1438-1471) and was...
Biking tour near Cusco

Mountain biking tour to Maras and Salineras near Cusco

Mountain biking tours are very famous in Cusco region. There are different levels of mountain biking tours here, and for sure everyone will find something interesting. Very popular are for example bike tours to Moray, Maras and Salineras, which are very interesting places to...
Pikillaqta near Cusco, huge ruins of Wari culture

Pikillacta ruins near Cusco as an example of Wari culture

Peru is famous of the archaeological places from Inca times. But there are also other ruins worth to explore here, from the times before Inca Empire. As one of the good examples it should be mentioned about the Pikillacta or Pikillaqta ruins of Wari culture. Pikillacta, which...
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