Climbing Rainbow Mountain


We would like to thank our guestblogger Peter O’ Neill for sharing this blog with us. *2017 Updated Information* I was working in Cusco for 2 days, but had 1 day spare and I wanted to do something outdoors and worthwhile… so I reviewed my options. Machu Picchu was a no-go this time, but climbing Rainbow […]

Lima Airport: General Information & Useful Tips


Lima International Airport Peru or to give it its official title: Jorge Chávez International Airport, known as Aeropuerto Internacional Jorge Chávez in Spanish, is Peru´s principle airport. Lima airport is a single terminal airport and compared to most international airports in Europe, Asia and North America it is relatively small in size. It is however […]

Cusco Airport: General Information and Useful Tips


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 as Peru’s second most important air terminal, after Lima Airport (Jorge Chávez International Airport), annually handling close to 2,500,000 national and international passengers. The airport is located 5.5 km (3.4 miles) […]

Lima Airport to Miraflores

Lima Airport to Miraflores - Public Transport

Our travel experts explore the different ways to get from Lima Airport to Miraflores in 2017. Public Transport, Airport Express Lima, or Taxi? We explore all of the options in detail below. Arriving into Lima’s international airport, Jorge Chávez, can be a daunting prospect (believe me, I’ve been there). For many, this airport is a […]

Chan Chan, Trujillo: Information & Advice


We would like to thank our guestblogger Mia Eggers for sharing this blog with us. The great adobe (mud brick) city of Chan Chan lies about 500 km north of Lima, next to the city of Trujillo, the third most populated city in Peru. Although less visited than Machu Picchu, the ruined city of Chan […]

Peru Hop Christmas Charity 2016

Children Charity Peru Hop

We would like to thank our guestblogger Paul Sengstock for sharing this blog with us. Most of you probably know of the little Christmas games that are played among friends or colleagues in work. One of the most popular games is called “Secret Santa” and because we, Peru Hopsters, wanted to bring some Christmas spirit […]

Day Trip from Lima


The ocean spray. Wild animals up close. Massive sand dunes. Insane dune buggy drivers. Amazing sunset. Could this possibly be the best day ever? But wait. Let’s rewind.   Being an avid, yet haphazard, traveller by nature, I tend to enjoy the madness of any journey: rushing to catch a flight, aimless wandering, visiting random […]

Kuélap’s New Cable Cars

New Cable Cars Kuelap

It’s been quite the wait but the new cable cars in Kuélap are finally running since the first of January. The spectacular historical site of Kuélap lies on the edge of the Peruvian Amazon and predates the Inca’s. The new cable cars to the complex are expected to cause a surge of visitors in the region.