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Peru Travel Guide & Travel Information

We travel in Peru. There’s nothing we love more.

We’ve spent seven years living here becoming Peru travel experts so you don’t have to. Peru is a big place and researching your trip can take up a lot of your precious time. That’s why we founded Best of Peru Travel, to help independent travellers like you create your own dream trip that is just right, just for you!

Peru is a veritable treasure trove of unforgettable places to visit and things to do from vertiginous Andean mountain peaks and breath-taking Incan archaeological sites like Machu Picchu to lush jungle national parks and colourful indigenous communities. A vibrant melting pot of cultures with a fabulous food culture that will leave you wanting more… Join us as we share our insider tips and travel info so that you can design and create your own tailor-made travel itinerary.


Peru has many wonderful places to visit. The only challenge is deciding where to start! Here are our favourite destinations in Peru.


Top things to do during Easter & Semana Santa in Cusco 2019

Semana Santa or Holy Week is one of the biggest festivities of the year in Cusco and this year it will take place from Sunday 14th of April until Sunday 21st April...

Our Ideal One Day Itinerary for Pisac in the Sacred Valley

Pisac is a small village nestled high in the Andes Mountains at a breath-stopping altitude of 2,800metres.  It’s a great place to connect with nature as you are literally...

What to See in Lima Peru in Two Days

Most travellers have to spend at least one night in Lima as it’s the main arrival point into Peru and onwards to other key destinations like Cusco and Machu Picchu. Get the...

5 Best Boutique Hotels in Cusco

The hotel scene in Cusco is booming with new hotels opening their doors every month. Not all hotels are created equal however, and we definitely love the new breed of quirky,...


Machu Picchu Day Tour


For those travelers that are short on time, the Full-Day Machu Picchu Train Tour is the best way to explore everything that Machu Picchu has to...


Rainbow Mountain Day Hike


Explore the newly discovered, colourful Rainbow Mountains on this one day challenging hike. Trek through remote desert landscapes, snow capped peaks and herds of alpaca...


Lima Home Cooked Half Day Tour


Get a taste for local life and local cuisine with this Lima cooking class that takes you out of the touristy restaurants and into a local home. Learn to make ceviche and...


4 Day Classic Inca Trail Trek


The Classic 4 day Inca Trail Trek is South America’s number one trek and one of the most well-known and popular treks in the...




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