Category: Peru

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

The 25 Best Peruvian Souvenirs: What to Buy in Peru

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: What to Know Before You Go

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 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.

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

Machu Picchu Hikes: Short Trails and Multi-day Treks

Travelers can hike one of four short trails within the Machu Picchu citadel or take a multi-day trek to the site itself. Pick from these Machu Picchu hikes to enhance your visit!

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!

Group of 4 young adults with apron and chefs hat grinding cacao beans at a chocolate-making workshop

ChocoMuseo Offers the Ultimate Peru Cacao Experience

Learn more about ChocoMuseo, a chocolate museum located in Cusco, Lima and the Sacred Valley that offers workshops, tastings, cafe and gift shop with all things Peruvian cacao.

A red howler monkey sits on a tree branch in the Amazon Rainforest. Lush greenery in the background.

30 Amazon Rainforest Animals to Spot in the Wild

The Amazon Rainforest is by far the most biodiverse area on the planet. Learn more about 30 of the most amazing Amazon Rainforest animals that call the jungle home!

A new Nazca Line of a human figure wearing a headdress. A processed image identifies the lines.

140+ New Nazca Lines Discovered in Peru

Using artificial technology, a team of scientists have found 143 new Nazca Lines, including glyphs of humans, animals, and abstract shapes etched in the Peruvian desert floor.

River and mountain views at the Sacred Valley Luxury Hotel Belmond Rio Sagrado Hotel on a sunny day

11 Best Sacred Valley Luxury Hotels

Riverside spas, mountainview villas, historic monasteries, cliffside suites and spiritual wellness centers grace our list of top Sacred Valley luxury hotels.