Category: Peru

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!

A square dish with ceviche, lettuce, sweet potato, and corn.

20 Delicious Peruvian Foods to Try (With Recipes)

The top culinary destination in the world, Peru offers an incredibly diverse array of dishes. Discover 20 delicious Peruvian foods to try while visiting or to make at home!

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

Paracas National Reserve 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.

Waterfalls with a rainbow in front and and lush green trees behind.

25 Best Places To Visit In South America

The unique history, culture, and geography makes South America a remarkable place to travel. Learn more about the 25 best places to visit in South America below.

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

Laguna 69: The Ultimate Hiking Guide

Laguna 69 is one of the best Huaraz tours in Peru. 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!

An outdoor Peruvian market. Stalls are selling alpaca scarves, hats, pompoms, and wall hangings.

What to Buy in Peru: The 25 Best Peruvian Souvenirs

Not sure what souvenirs to pick up during your Peru trip? Don’t worry! We’re here to help you decide what to buy in Peru with our list of the absolute best Peruvian souvenirs!

Machu Picchu ruins bathed in sunlight as a group of tourists overlook the ruins.

Machu Picchu Weather: The Best Times of Year to Visit

Find out everything you need to know about Machu Picchu Weather including average temperature by month, rainy season vs dry season, best time to visit and more.

White bowl filled with squares of dark Marana Peruvian Chocolate, one of the many brands in Peru that make chocolate bars

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.

Aerial view of Machu Picchu stone ruins surrounded by green mountains and clouds.

Machu Picchu Hikes: Hiking Options Inside Machu Picchu

Travelers are able to hike one of four short trails within the Machu Picchu citadel itself. Take your pick of these four Machu Picchu hikes to enhance your visit!