Pool Paradise Lima


When looking for a place to stay in Lima, I was hit with so many options of hotels and hostels, I didn’t quite know where to begin. Being a single female traveler, I was looking for a safe place where I could relax for a bit in Lima before continuing my travels. It wasn’t as […]

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 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 […]

Travelling by Bus in Peru

Peru Hop - safe Bus Travel 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 […]

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 […]

Climbing Rainbow Mountain


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


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


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


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


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 […]