Category: Travel Guides

PeruRail train to Machu Picchu in the Sacred Valley of Peru.

Train to Machu Picchu: Everything You Need to Know

All the latest info about Machu Picchu train tickets, how to get from Cusco to Machu Picchu, luggage policies, route options, planning tips, and more.

The ruins of Ollantaytambo overlooking the modern town below.

Ollantaytambo: Complete Travel Guide

Explore the fascinating history of Ollantaytambo and learn everything you need to know to visit this unique town in the Sacred Valley, including what to see and how to get there.

Front of the Lima airport with cars in front and purple night sky in background.

Lima Airport: Everything You Need to Know Before Flying

Make your way through the Lima airport worry-free with these insider tips and information about Lima’s Jorge Chavez International Airport.

A circular stone house weathered away in time at the Kuelap Fortress in Peru.

Kuelap Fortress: The Complete Visitor’s Guide

The pre-Inca ruins of Kuelap are unlike anywhere else. Discover all there is to know about this archaeological site in northern Peru, from its history to how to travel there!

Waves crashing against the expansive desert cliff coast of the Paracas National Reserve in Peru.

Paracas National Reserve: Complete Travel Guide

Stunning coastal scenery and diverse wildlife make the Paracas National Reserve an obligatory stop along Peru’s southern coast. Plan daily excursions or go exploring solo.

View of Laguna 69, a clear blue-green lake surrounded by snow-capped mountains and clear blue skies

Laguna 69: The Ultimate Hiking Guide

Laguna 69 is one of the best hikes in Huaraz. Check out our Lake 69 hiking guide for insider tips on what to pack for the Laguna 69 trek, where to stay, and what to expect!

White bowl filled with squares of dark Marana Chocolate, one of many chocolate brands in Peru

Peruvian Chocolate: The Ultimate Cacao Lover’s Guide

Browse this page to learn the history, growing regions, harvesting methods, traditional uses, workshops, brands and places to buy Peruvian Chocolate.

The winding Amazon River as seen from above Iquitos, Peru

Iquitos Travel Guide: How to Explore the Peruvian Amazon

Check out our complete Iquitos guide for the best hotels in Iquitos, what to pack, Iquitos weather, top restaurants, expert advice, and more!

A white car driving along a dirt road through the barren Salinas and Aguada Blanca National Reserve.

Visiting the Salinas and Aguada Blanca National Reserve

Discover the natural wonders of Salinas and Aguada Blanca National Reserve with our travel guide. Get the scoop on adventure excursions, where to get the best views, and more.