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Hiking in the Andes: 5 of Peru’s Best Treks

The Andes of Peru offer some of the most spectacular hikes in the world, walking on some of the old paths and winding roads constructed by the Incas themselves.  Trekking in Peru on one of many Inca Trails offers an incredible fusion of
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20 Essential Tips About a Trip to Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu is by far the top tourist attraction in Peru. Every day hundreds of foreign tourists travel to the citadel to experience its magic and incredible beauty. Planning a trip to Machu Picchu can be difficult, but at the Only
Lone hiker on the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu in Peru

The 5 Best Treks in Peru

For the outdoor adventurer, Peru holds within its boundaries a plethora of trails and treks. With a vast array of climates, land formations, rivers and jungles, Peru has something to suit the taste of nearly everyone with a grand sense of
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10 Must Know Travel Tips For Peru

Getting a few tips to point you in the right direction can always help! Here at the Only Peru Guide our Peru travel experts had a quick brain storming session, and came up with their 10 Must Know Travel Tips For
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Do I need a visa for travel to Peru?

Generally speaking Peru welcomes foreign visitors with open arms, allowing the majority of tourists to stay for a maximum of up to 183 days without restriction. There are some exceptions to the rule, which are listed below. If you need to
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What vaccinations do I need to travel to Peru?

Making sure that you have all the correct vaccinations before you travel to Peru is essential for maintaining your well-being and health whilst abroad. Paul Jones, a Peru travel information expert takes a closer look at the question: What vaccinations do

Machu Picchu and Galapagos – Vacation Facts to Whet Your Appetite.

Are you thinking about travelling to South America for your next vacation but can’t quite decide where to go? Well there are many options to consider, after all this is a big continent comprising of 12 counties and a plethora of

Northern Peru, Otuzco and the Virgen de la Puerta

Otuzco is two hours of slow and careful driving from Trujillo, in northern Peru. The driving needs to be careful as the road winds its way into the highlands, from sea level up to over 2600 metres, through steep-sided river gorges

Manú Jungle Tours – Birds of the Amazon

Birds of the Amazon Nowhere in the world is there such a plethora of birdlife as in the Amazon rainforest. The Manu Biosphere Reserve alone is home to over 1,000 different species. Their names are often as exotic as their appearance:

Galapagos Guide, Month by Month

Are you planning a Machu Picchu and Galapagos Tour? Then we have a month by month guide to the Galapagos to help you pick the perfect travel dates. Remember that for Machu Picchu the rainy season is  November through until mid