The Salt Mines in Maras

Tucked away in the heart of the Sacred Valley of the Incas, the Maras Salt Mines of Peru remain one of the country’s best kept secrets. A mesmerizing patchwork of intricate ponds cascading down the mountainside, these historical mines bear testimony to an ancient practice of salt harvesting, a testament to human ingenuity that has […]

Inca Trail/Alternative Trek Packing List

So you are planning to trek the famous Inca Trail or any Alternative Trek to Machu Picchu? Your gear can make or break your experience and it is vital you come prepared. This Inca Trail Trek Packing List will help you to prepare for your outdoor adventure in one of the most stunning regions of South America. […]

Important Faq’s for Booking a Tour to Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu Citadel inspires awe and elation at first sight. Forgotten after the fall of the Inca Empire, and then re-discovered 400 years later, Machu Picchu is without a doubt Peru’s top tourist attraction. Browse our guide below for essential facts, travel tips, and top attractions on a tour to Machu Picchu. 1. You must […]

2 Star Hotels

Hotel Elmer-Z: Hotel Elmer-Z is 1.5 km from the Plaza Mayor of Cusco and only 40 meters from the Church of San Pedro. The accommodation has been decorated in a modern style, the design of the facade recalls the Inca temples. It has fully equipped rooms, with private bathroom and shower (24 hours hot water), […]

Best Pizzas and Pastas

If you are a Pizza maniac like me , then this is a must . Most of the pizzas from Cusco are really poor quality so you have to be careful where to eat, here is my top list of pizzas and pastas Carpe Diem: There is Little to say about this place, they have […]

Vegetarian and Vegan Restaurants in Cusco

The list of the TOP Vegetarian and Vegan Restaurant takes a variety of recommendations into account. Included are Cusco Restaurants featured regularly in the latest Peru travel guidebooks, review sites, travel forums, as well as some personal insights. All of these restaurants are based in Cusco. So the money you spend in Cusco stays in […]

Tips for Choosing a Tour to Machu Picchu

With so many options to choose from, picking a tour to Machu Picchu can seem like a daunting task. A trip to the Inca Citadel is a once-in-a-lifetime adventure for many travelers, and booking the best tour for your needs can make all the difference. Here are some tips to bear in mind as you weigh all […]

Best Ollantaytambo Information 2024-2025

There are three types of travellers that pass through the ancient Inca Village called Ollantaytambo: Those who are on their way to visit this majestic UNESCO World Heritage site, Machu Picchu, those who are starting the Short Inca Trail or those ending their Sacred Valley Tour. However, it is also an authentic quaint Inca Village […]