Category: Tips & Advice

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Machu Picchu Photography: How to Take the Best Photos

Master your Machu Picchu photography before you go! Learn how to select the best viewpoints, find the perfect light, avoid the crowds and so much more.

Bird's eye view of Miraflores, the Malecón, and the pacific ocean

101 Best Things to Do in Lima (Chosen by Experts!)

If you’re wondering what to do in Lima, be sure to check out our list of the 101 best things to do in Lima to discover the top Lima activities and attractions on your trip.

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Car Rental in Peru: A Driver’s Guide

Before reserving a rental car in Peru, read through our driver’s guide to find out all you need to know about rates, rules, alternative options, and more.

Hot springs nestled in a canyon landscape at Colca Lodge, one of the best spa resorts in Peru.

The 12 Best Luxury Spa Resorts in Peru

Experience these incredible spa resorts in Peru, from river view massages at the base of Machu Picchu to hot spring sessions in the heart of Colca Canyon.

Aerial view of Machu Picchu from Machu Picchu Mountain hike.

The Best Time to Visit Machu Picchu

Learn about the best time to visit Machu Picchu before you plan your trip with our comprehensive guide.

Sunlight rising over the stone steps of the Inca Trail in Peru with mountain views in the background

The 20 Best Things to Do In Peru (Chosen by Experts!)

Discover all of the incredible things to do in Peru, from hiking the famous Inca Trail to Machu Picchu to swimming with sea turtles in Mancora. Your Peruvian adventure awaits!

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Electricity in Peru: Outlets, Adapters, and Voltage

A useful guide to Peru plugs and electrical outlets, along with some advice on adapters and converters.

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South America Visa Requirements for Tourists

Make sure that you are in-the-know about South American travel requirements prior to departure!

The Monumento a la Humanidad rock formation at Marcahuasi

Marcahuasi: Visiting Lima’s Mysterious Stone Forest

The mystical Andean plateau of Marcahuasi located just outside of Lima is the perfect weekend trip for hiking lovers.