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!

A full moon rises in a purple sky above mountainous rock formations in the Atacama Desert.

Top 14 Deserts In South America: Sand, Salt, and Solitude

South America has impressive mountains, rainforests, and coasts, but it also has incredible deserts across the continent. Learn about 14 of the best deserts in South America below.

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!

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!

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Coronavirus in Peru: What You Need to Know

Commonly asked questions about traveling in Peru during the Coronavirus pandemic

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

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.