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Peru itineraries

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Peru location

South America

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Bolivia

Brazil

Chile

Colombia

Ecuador

Peru at a glance

Nuevo Sol (PEN)

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Spanish

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Tourism trend change

Relative safe (50 / 100)

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Emerging (75 / 100)

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Best itineraries

This itinerary brings you through Peru.
During your travel you have to speak Spanish . And if you speak only english it could be an adventure. You can pay with Nuevo Sol everywhere. There are two flight connections. These are Iquitos - Cusco and Ayacucho (Peru) - Iquitos.
This itinerary brings you through Peru, South America.
it is possible to go to many nature. The climate is warm. These flight connections are taken during this route: Iquitos -
Lima (Lima itineraries), Huacachina - Cusco and Cusco - Iquitos. You can pay with Nuevo Sol everywhere. During your travel you have to speak Spanish . And if you speak only english it could be an adventure.
The itinerary starts in Peru (South America). Ecuador are the next countries. The focus is mainly on not so famous cities.
You can enjoy museums, theaters and galleries at
Guayaquil. Many cities are hot in December. There are two flight connections. These are Alianza Cristiana - Guayaquil and Mindo - Iquitos. Nuevo Sol and Sucre are necessary to pay. During your travel you have to speak Spanish . And if you speak only english it could be an adventure.
This itinerary brings you through Peru.
Do you like museums? Then you will enjoy Arequipa. If you love to make party you will be happy at Arequipa. These flight connection are taken during this route: Ayacucho (Peru) - Arequipa. During your travel you have to speak Spanish . And if you speak only english it could be an adventure.
This itinerary shows you the main interesting destinations of Peru, South America. The focus is mainly on not so famous cities.
If you love to visit museums you will be happy at Arequipa and
Lima (Lima in detail). If you love to make party you will be happy at Arequipa. Many cities are warm in December. During your travel you have to speak Spanish . And if you speak only english it could be an adventure. These flight connection are taken during this route: Arequipa - Huacachina.
This itinerary brings you through Peru in South America. The focus is mainly on not so famous cities.
you can take a bath in Paracas. You can enjoy museums, theaters and galleries at
Lima and Arequipa. The climate is warm. These flight connection are taken during this itinerary: Nazca - Arequipa. During your travel you have to speak Spanish . And if you speak only english it could be an adventure. You can pay with Nuevo Sol everywhere.

Things to do

As part of a Taquile island tours group, visitors are given a presentation about the handwoven textiles and its importance to the community. When a young man is interested in a local young lady he has to show his strength. ...

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Peru is a country rich in culture, history, and adventure. It has a wide spectrum of opportunities for tourists. No matter what type of traveler you are — an adventurer or a historical enthusiast — Peru is the right place for you. It features relics left behind by people whose presence remains long after they were ...

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Miraflores, Peru is a beautiful area in Lima with tons to offer visitors. Miraflores is a neighborhood in Lima (plan Lima itineraries), Peru and the area that you’ll likely stay while visiting Lima (Lima itineraries). This is where the majority of the cities hotels and hostels are, plus it is known as the safest area in Lima.

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Internationally, Cajamarca isn’t well-known and lies a bit off of the typical tourist trail. However, Cajamarca appeared to be very popular among Peruvian tourists. The locals always know something that the tourists don’t. I couldn’t find much about Cajamarca online, and was unsure whether to go at all.

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Eat & drink

Peruvian food on a plate with text overlay that reads "a foodie's guide to peruvian cuisine" Peruvian food on a plate with text overlay that reads "a foodie's guide to peruvian cuisine" Peru has sprung into the food industry these past years and has seen an explosion of appreciation for its ethnic cuisine.

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How and Where To Order Food In Peru

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It is no longer a secret that Peru is a foodie destination. After a month and a half of travelling through the country, I now know that there is far more to Peru than ceviche. The southern regions use fish, the northern regions use seafood or a mixture and ..

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Your typical Cusco restaurant as a little bit of everything–you can find alternatives and more Western-style food while also getting a chance to taste some local delicacies. Cusco food often combines the best of modern cuisine as well as its ancient past. Along with great service, everything on the menu is based off ...

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Before you read any further, this article contains graphic descriptions and pictures, so for those of you with weak stomachs, consider yourself warned, and put the kids to bed. The setting was Ollantaytambo, which we talked about mentioned in our update from the Sacred Valley I was confident that I could do this as we ...

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I was about to eat a guinea pig.

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Worth to visit

Because they are eco-space-friendly! You can use the bohemian soap to wash your clothes and all the products I chose are lemon-citrus...

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Yes. Honestly, many tourist attractions can feel like a let-down after so much hype, but Machu Picchu is not one of those. It’s an incredible and fascinating piece of history – a history that we don’t tend to learn much about in school. Just watch out for overpriced tours and ..

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General

Every place on Earth is fascinating and unique, but Peru is one of those countries that manage to stand above the crowd. This place has so many natural and cultural treasures that have fascinated people for hundreds of years and still fascinates them today. There are thousands of reasons to go to this great ...

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73 thoughts on “7 Reasons Why You Must Visit Peru”

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This land has plenty of choices in store for any intrepid traveler, showcasing ‘world wonder’ indigenous ruins, colonial-era towns, incredible tropical ecosystems and some of the most impressive landscapes on earth. Top everything off with quirky food, yummy drinks and the sweetest hospitality ever, and ..

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Are you planning a trip to Peru? First, I could not stress enough to you the importance of making sure your vaccinations are up to date before traveling abroad. Americans: To make sure you are getting the correct vaccinations for the areas you’ll be visiting and ..

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Health Tips You Should Know Before Travel In Peru

Vaccinations You Should Get Before Traveling In Peru

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Peru is an incredibly diverse country. From beaches to glaciers, from nightclubs to islands without electricity, there’s virtually no experience you can’t have in Peru. Just check out my guide on 20 amazing things to do in Peru to get a good impression. But endless possibilities also mean you have to pack very wisely.

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Things you should know BEFORE packing for Peru

Essential Peru packing list

What to pack for the dry season in Peru

What to pack for the wet season in Peru

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Itinerary

I don’t usually set off for a country with a developed itinerary. It’s a perfect balance for me — unlike a press trip I am making my own itinerary, setting my own schedule, self-funding the vast majority of my trip, and maintaining 100% of my freedom. Yet thanks to those partnerships and ..

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Since I am living and working in Munich, my tour started and ended there, but I guess this itinerary will work no matter where you are located. For Peru, I decided to stick to Belmond Hotels. All in all, it wasn’t a tough decision since there aren’t really all that many other luxury hotels worth their name.

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I had no idea back then how diverse Peru is. I felt like the options were so very good and so incredibly different even though Peru is just one country. Within the span of one week I had gone from the mountains of Cusco to the jungles of the Amazon and then to the sand dunes of Huacachina, finishing in the capital of ...

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Peru is an amazing destination when it comes to trekking and experiencing wonders. DAYS 1-5 — CUSCO We’re kicking off our Peru backpacking itinerary in the city that has it all, Cusco. If you’re wanting to experience trekking in Peru — Cusco is the perfect city to begin your travels.

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Costs

The cultural capital of Peru, if there’s only one part of the country that you visit, this is it. With exciting adventures and incredible history, all right on your doorstep, Cusco packs a punch. ...

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Is Peru expensive?

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Our year-long honeymoon was kind of a disaster. But we had a great time anyway. Our year-long honeymoon was kind of a disaster. But we had a great time anyway. Psst: Please be sure to follow all local regulations, social distance, and wear a mask Yesterday, all of our belongings were finally delivered to our new ...

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Mexico & Costa Rica.

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Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu (more about Machu Picchu itineraries) takes 5 days and costs 200 USD per person including tickets, accommodation, meals and a guide, that’s only 40 USD per day. ...

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National flights

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Visiting Machu Picchu is incredibly popular – With over 6500 people entering the archaeological site each day it is necessary to purchase a ticket in advance. ...

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Accommodation

I’ve been getting a lot of questions about where we stayed on this trip! We used Marriott and Sonesta Inn points for this trip. So, in Cusco we stayed at the JW Marriott and had nothing but great things to say. ...

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Whether you are on a budget or want the most luxurious experience around, Airbnb’s in Peru cater to everyone. From the biggest cities to the most remote regions, discovering where to stay in Peru through Airbnb has never been easier. If you want to relax, one entire wall of this Airbnb apartment is glass so you can ...

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When I tell people I’m going to live in Peru for a while, the first question they ask is how long I’ll stay. My answer: I don’t know. ...

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Peru sets the gold standard for backpackers. This country is brimming with incredible adventures, ranging from the Amazon to the Pacific Ocean to vast deserts and the Andes Mountains. It is a paradise for travelers of all types, especially budget backpackers. The hostel game in Peru is top-notch, with some ...

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