One Day in Lima – The 10 Best Things To Do

2018 Update: Only in Lima for a short amount of time and looking for something to do? Discover the 10 Best Things To Do in Lima in one day! Lima has so much to offer. It is one of the largest cities in South America and has a long history behind it. There are so […]


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Lima Airport to Miraflores

Our travel experts explore the different ways to get from Lima Airport to Miraflores in 2018. Public Transport, Airport Express Lima, or Taxi? We explore all of the options in detail below. For information on booking a tour, comparing operators and reviewing prices we recommend to use FindLocalTrips.com a comparison website for tours and activities […]


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Travelling by Bus in Peru

2018 Updated Info: Travelling by bus in Peru can sometimes be a little unsafe. Peru Hop, Cruz del Sur and similar companies offer a great and safe way to travel around Peru by bus, and these companies really focus on the safety aspect. Of course here at Peru Hop we are a little biased. We […]


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Getting from Lima to Machu Picchu

Discover the best ways to get from Lima to Machu Picchu in 2018. Public bus, hop-on hop-off bus, train or plane. We have all of the info! This is the most complete guide ever written for Lima to Machu Picchu options and it is updated every 3 months by our local Peruvian experts, so please […]


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Climbing Rainbow Mountain

*2018 Updated Information* I finally got to climb to the top of Rainbow Mountain and must say it was everything I expected and even more! The mountain itself is incredible, and its easy to see where it gets its name Rainbow Mountain from as you can see from my photos below. Here, I plan to […]


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Cusco Airport: General Information and Useful Tips

The ultimate blog post for information on Cusco Airport in 2018 is right here – how to get to and from the airport safely, info on the facilities and more! Cusco Airport, Peru – or to give it its official title: Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport, is Cusco’s only airport. The airport has consistently ranked […]


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The Top 10 Tips For Backpacking Peru

Even if you’re a seasoned traveler, there are always things you wish you’d known before you arrived to your destination. Each country has its own little quirks and eccentricities that are common knowledge to locals but may be news to first-time travelers. Here are just a few things you may wish you’d known before coming […]


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Machu Picchu tickets – how to buy yours?

Machu Picchu is the site of an ancient Inca city, high in the Andes of Peru. Located at 2430m above sea level, the site is often referred to as “The Lost City of the Incas”. It is certainly the biggest of the many tourist attractions to be found in Peru and one of the big […]


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The 7 Best Treks in Peru

Peru is fast becoming known among outdoor enthusiasts and backpackers as one of the best places to trek in the entire world. There is something for everybody here, from unique and diverse natural beauty to mysterious archaeological sites and interesting local culture. Keep reading to find out our picks for the best hiking trails and […]


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Halloween in Peru

Halloween time in Peru is an interesting combination of traditional celebrations and American-style parties. In other words – three eventful and fun days! On October 31, young people will put on masks, dress up in costumes and party all night, while children will dress up as their favorite characters and trick-and-treat with plastic pumpkins asking […]


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