Lima Airport to Miraflores

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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. 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 […]

Travelling by Bus in Peru

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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 […]

Getting from Lima to Machu Picchu

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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! 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. […]

Climbing Rainbow Mountain

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We would like to thank our guestblogger Peter O’ Neill for sharing this blog with us. *2018 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 […]

Cusco Airport: General Information and Useful Tips

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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 […]

Halloween in Peru

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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 […]

The Top 10 Tips For Backpacking Peru

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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 […]

The 7 Best Treks in Peru

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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 […]

Guide To Chachapoyas Peru

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Overshadowed by the Incas in popular knowledge, the Chachapoya culture ruled over a large area of what is now the Amazonas region of northern Peru. The name Chachapoya was likely given to the group by their Inca conquerors, derived from a Quechua phrase meaning “cloud forest.” True to their name, the Chachapoyas made their home […]