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Category: Peru

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.

A Golden Retriever on a rock at the water's edge of Lake Humantay of the Cusco region of Peru

Traveling with your pet to Peru

Learn about the vaccinations and documentation needed when traveling with your pet to Peru. Also, browse hotel and tour pet policies.

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!

Humanoid Nazca Lina, aerial photo to the left, drawing of the geoglyph to the right

New Nazca Line Discovered in Peru

Using artificial technology, scientists have found more than 140 new geoglyphs since 2006

Festive Easter celebration in Ayacucho

Celebrating Easter in Peru

Here’s how Easter (or Semana Santa) is celebrated across Peru in Cusco, Ayacucho, and Arequipa…

a close up of Peruvian coins

A Little Goes a Long Way: Tipping Etiquette in Peru

Get the know-how on the “DOs” and “DONTs” of tipping in Peru.

Sacred Valley Restaurants: Top 10 New Picks

The variety of Sacred Valley restaurants have expanded and diversified, and so has our list of the region’s must-try options.

Cusco Plaza de Armas with a Firework in the night sky

Let’s Celebrate: Christmas and New Year’s Eve in Cusco

Forget holiday mayhem and travel instead! Bowing out of buying expensive gifts in exchange for having a culturally rich experience in Cusco.

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.