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Dec
2019
How to spend a week in Cusco
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How to spend a week in Cusco Even a month is not enough time to visit all the stunning places in Peru. From Iquitos in the Amazonas, to the white city of Arequipa and the Cordillera Blanca and its astonishing high mountain peaks in Huaraz, this amazing country offers many picturesque corners. Definitely worth a […]

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Nov
2019
Explore Peru’s Southern Coast
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Explore Peru’s Southern Coast Generally Peru can be categorised in three regions: the coast, the highlands and the rainforest. In Cusco you’ll experience the culture and the traditions of the Andean Highlands and will have the opportunity to appreciate the picturesque landscapes while hiking in the majestic mountains. However, we feel that a tour to […]

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Nov
2019
How to get to Machu Picchu…
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How to get to Machu Picchu… In 2007 this beautiful Inca Citadel was nominated as one of the new Seven Wonders of the World. Each year one million visitors come to Cusco to visit the colonial city but their main purpose is to travel to their final destination of Machu Picchu, the highlight of many […]

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Nov
2019
Lares Hot Springs Trek
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Lares Hot Springs Trek This popular alternative hike from Cusco to Machu Picchu today counts to one of the Classic Cusco Treks. However, not many people know that everything started back in 2004 when Jose Luis Olivera, the general manager of Andina Travel, started discovering the area together with the local people and established 16 […]

04

Nov
2019
¡Buen provecho!
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¡Buen provecho! Thanks to Gaston Acurion the Peruvian cuisine is world-famous and for a good reason it has its reputation to be one of the best of the world. Indulge yourself into a gastronomic experience during your trip to Peru and taste the delicious authentic dishes and distinct flavours of the Peruvian cuisine. 3800 Potatoes… […]

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Nov
2019
Alternative tours from Cusco: Authentic Homestay in Raqchi
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Alternative tours from Cusco: Authentic Homestay in Raqchi Raqchi – At first sight this community seems like a typical Andean village, however, by taking a closer look you’ll notice the rustic pottery market at the main square, one of the highest arqueological sites in the area and the several homestays that are operated by the […]

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Oct
2019
5 Best Food Markets in Cusco
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5 Best Food Markets in Cusco Cusquenos still do most of their food shopping at the traditional markets in their neighbourhood. Those places are normally much cheaper than the supermarket chains Orion, Supersol and Canasta and at the same time by buying at those markets you can support the local economy. A win-win situation for […]

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Oct
2019
In my backpack there is
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In my backpack there is … You have recently booked a Cusco trek with Andina Travel and you’re worried to forget anything back home? Then have a look at these 15 hiking and trekking essentials that you don’t want to miss during one of your tours from Cusco. Trekking shoes Your first item on your […]

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Oct
2019
The Quillatambo Trail – A Five Day Inca Trail to Machu Picchu Hike far away from the crowds
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The Quillatambo Trail – A Five Day Inca Trail to Machu Picchu Hike far away from the crowds With 75, 000 people hiking the Classic Inca Trail to Machu Picchu each year more and more people are looking for less crowded alternative hikes from Cusco to Machu Picchu. Lares, Salkantay and Choquequirao have gained in […]

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Sep
2019
Between Pisco and Nazca
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Between Pisco and Nazca In 2016 an estimated 10 million tourists came to France for visiting wine cellars and vineyards to learn more about the production process of the country’s national beverage and especially for tasting the different types of wine (1). However, in Peru you still need to get off-the-beaten track to learn more […]