The Temple of the Sun at Machu Picchu

Among the stunning temples of Machu Picchu stands a shining testament to the Inca Empire’s architectural finesse: the Temple of the Sun. Crafted from finely cut and precisely fitted stones, this semi-circular edifice is a marvel. Astoundingly, it is not just the architectural brilliance that mesmerizes visitors. The temple embodies the Incas’ profound understanding of […]

Inca Trail Combo Treks to Machu Picchu

On an Inca Trail Combo Trek, you get to trek part or all of the of the Inca Trail combined with another popular trek such as the Lares or Salkantay Treks. Note, some combo treks include all of the Classic Inca Trail trek plus another trek combined and many include the 2 day or Short Inca Trail at the end of the trek.

Inca Rail vs Peru Rail for Machu Picchu

Peru offers two train services to Machu Picchu namely Inca Rail and Peru Rail.  It might be a bit daunting looking at these two options and trying to figure out which one is the best if your are booking on your own and not with a travel agency. Travel agencies tend to have their favorite train company but can bookin on either.

How To Hike Kinsa Cocha and See Pisac’s Three Lakes

If you have extra time in Peru, visiting Kinsa Cocha and Pisac’s three lakes is a perfect day trip because they are so easy to get to.

Machu Picchu Ticket Availability Online

Check out the calendar for the availability of each day. How do I check the availability of Machu Picchu tickets Online? Tickets for Machu Picchu Citadel only Depending on the number of circuit tickets bought for Machu Picchu, you are assured a complete excursion to its beautiful landscape, its flora, fauna and its more […]

3 Star Hotels

Casa San Blas Boutique: This hotel is located in the historic and artisanal neighborhood of San Blas, only 2 blocks away from the Plaza de Armas. Next to the hotel are workshops for carved wooden art, ceramics, jewelry, textiles, paintings, religious art and antiques. Built in 2003, Casa San Blas was the first boutique hotel […]

How much to Tip on the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu.

Most trekkers tip their guides, porters, and cooks on the final day of their Inca Trail hike. Tips are not included within the total price of the treks as it’s not obligatory for you to tip, so you shouldn’t feel you have to. It is however a nice tradition and a welcomed “thank you” to the […]

Huayna Picchu Mountain vs Machu Picchu Mountain

Should you hike Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountain? If you’re planning a visit to Peru, a trip to the incredible, mythical citadel of Machu Picchu is a must. You can also choose to add on an extra hike from Machu Picchu Citadel itself to Huayna Picchu Mountain or Machu Picchu Mountain. The entrance to […]