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Inca Trail porter wearing a backpack and walking up stone steps

Inca Trail Porters: Rockstars of the Andes

Discover who they are, what they do, how much to tip, and more.

Dancers at the Carnaval de Oruro in Bolivia

Carnaval de Oruro, Bolivia

One of the most unique and interesting Carnivals in South America takes place in the mining town of Oruro, in central Bolivia.

A Guide to Peru’s Cultural Traditions and Habits

Getting to know Peru’s cultural traditions and habits is all about the experience!

How to Get to Cusco: Planes, Trains, and Buses

Our Peru expertise helps you sort through the pros and cons of each transport option to Cusco.

View of the main plaza in Cusco through silhouette arches

Hungry Veggie: 4 Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants in Cusco

Our restaurant selections ensure that veggie travelers eat way more than just salads!

Haunted Destinations: The Spooky Side of South America

Just in time for Halloween, here are stories of haunted destinations from Peru, Brazil, Argentina, and Chile.

Illustration by Andrés Miro Quesada and Britt Fracolli.

My 4 Hiking Options at Machu Picchu

Decide what Machu Picchu hiking option is the best for you. Take the Sun Gate or Inca Bridge trails. Other options are the climbs up Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountain.

Final stretch of Inca Trial path leading to Machu Picchu

Step by Step to Machu Picchu: Inca Trail Map

Embark on an Andean adventure in 2020. Using our illustrated Inca Trail Map, get the gist of what attractions and altitudes to expect each day until Machu Picchu!

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Stay connected: All you need to know about SIM cards in Peru

It only takes a few easy steps to have connectivity at your fingertips in Peru.