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Group of 1 woman and 2 men hiking a green mountain trail toward a snowcapped peak in the Andes.

27 Best Treks in Peru: Hiking in the Andes and Beyond

Check out our list of the top 27 best treks in Peru, with hikes like Ausangate, Rainbow Mountain, Laguna 69, Inca Trail, Kuelap, Huayna Picchu and more.

Group of three Andean women in traditional attire taking part in an Awamaki workshop.

Awamaki: A Peruvian NGO that Elevates Local Artisans [Interview]

Q&A with Awamaki, an organization in the rural Andes that supports woman artisan weavers of the region through education, sustainable tourism and cooperatives.

White linen tables inside the Maras restaurant in Lima. Wooden furnature and accents throughout.

The 20 Best Restaurants in Lima: Where to Eat in Lima

The culinary capital of South America, Lima offers an incredible variety of flavors. Try the 20 best restaurants in Lima, Peru from traditional Peruvian to international cuisines.

Three stone peaks surrounded by snow tower over foothills and a river.

The Best Time to Visit Patagonia in Chile and Argentina

Each of Patagonia’s seasons has something magical to offer intrepid travelers. Plan the best time to visit Patagonia with our Patagonia weather guide below.

Quipus were ancient Andean recording devices made of strings and knots that kept track of information for the Inca.

Quipu: The Ancient Computer of the Inca Civilization

Learn about the history and purpose of the quipu, with insights from anthropologist and best-selling author of The Last Days of the Incas Kim MacQuarrie.

A river flows in front of a field of cut trees with a partially snow-capped mountain behind.

Argentina’s Tierra del Fuego National Park Travel Guide

Tierra del Fuego National Park is the perfect destination for outdoorsy travelers. Learn about Tierra del Fuego tours and weather, getting there, where to stay in Ushuaia and more.

Three bowls of quinoa. One filled with red seeds, one filled with black seeds and another one filled with white seeds

What is Quinoa? A Guide to the Peruvian Superfood

Native to the Andean Highlands, quinoa has taken the world by storm. Why? Learn all about the health benefits of this Peruvian superfood, how to cook it and much more!

One white and one brown alpaca overlook Cusco city. The white one has a rainbow fleece collar.

What’s the Difference Between a Llama and an Alpaca?

Across the Andes Mountains, you are sure to spot llamas and alpacas. But which is which? Learn how to tell the difference between llama and alpaca in this guide.

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.