Vendimia: The Wine and Pisco Festival

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The Vendimia International Festival has been celebrated since 1958, its main purpose being to promote the wine culture, concentrated in the southern region of Peru. The vineyards are a very important part of the economy in the southern cities of Ica and Pisco, and help boost financial growth in the area. Peru is known worldwide […]

Top 5 Best Markets in Lima to Visit

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We would like to thank our guestblogger Nicola King for sharing this blog with us. For information on booking a tour, comparing operators and reviewing prices we recommend to use FindLocalTrips.com A visit to any country is never complete without a good old trip to the local marketplace. The allure that comes in finding knick knacks, […]

Best Ceviche in Lima? My Top 5 Restaurants

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We would like to thank our guestblogger Nicola King for sharing this blog with us. Summer or winter, you can be sure that most Peruvians have one dish in mind: Ceviche. This dish has become number 1 on the list of traditional Peruvian cuisine, the dish Peruvians will never get tired of recommending, the go-to dish […]

Viva Air Peru – Cheapest flights in Peru?

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Viva Air Peru is the new low-cost airline operating in Peru as of 2017. Discover all of the info you need to know about this new airline! Viva Air comes from the Ryanair group, famous for their low cost flights throughout Europe, and is a sister company of Viva Colombia. They will officially start in […]

Climbing Rainbow Mountain

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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 […]

Getting from Lima to Machu Picchu

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Discover the best ways to get from Lima to Machu Picchu in 2017. Public bus, hop-on hop-off bus, train or plane. We have all of the info! A trip to Peru would be incomplete without visiting the majestic citadel of Machu Picchu. The main entrance to Machu Picchu is by the ancient Inca capital, Cusco. […]

Lima Airport: General Information & Useful Tips

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All of the information you need to know about Lima’s Airport as well as some helpful tips to ensure you have the best experience possible. 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 […]

Cusco Airport: General Information and Useful Tips

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The ultimate blog post for information on Cusco Airport in 2017 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 […]

The Incredible Laguna 69 in Huaraz

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Laguna 69: Discover all of the information you need to know about one of the most beautiful lagoons in the world and one of the top treks in Peru below! You need to put Laguna 69 on your bucket list right now! It is one of the most beautiful lagoons in the world and one of […]

Travelling by Bus in Peru

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2017 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 […]