4 AMAZING Itineraries for the Trip of a Lifetime to Peru!

4 AMAZING Itineraries for the Trip of a Lifetime to Peru!

Peru is a country that has it all: mountains, deserts, jungles, and beaches. Add to that list ancient Inca ruins and some of the best restaurants in the world, and it’s the perfect bucket list travel destination. In order to help you plan an amazing trip to Peru, we’re sharing 4 itineraries. We’ve crafted a one-week itinerary,…

Best Things to See in the Sacred Valley (Full Guide to the Urubamba Valley!)

Best Things to See in the Sacred Valley (Full Guide to the Urubamba Valley!)

The Sacred Valley of the Inca, also known as the Urubamba Valley, is one of the top tourist destinations in Peru. This narrow valley extends nearly 70 miles, beginning in the small town of Pisac and eventually reaching the famous citadel of Machu Picchu. The Sacred Valley contains numerous Inca ruins, plenty of ancient terraces…

How to Visit Iquitos and the Amazon Rainforest (Full guide!)

How to Visit Iquitos and the Amazon Rainforest (Full guide!)

The Amazon Rainforest is one of the world’s greatest ecological wonders. As far as forests go, it’s absolutely massive. The Amazon Rainforest stretches over 9 countries and covers over two and half million square miles. The rainforest has also been under threat in recent years. It’s possible to visit the Amazon Rainforest, but it’s important…

Visiting the Cristo Blanco Statue: One of the Best Views of Cusco

Visiting the Cristo Blanco Statue: One of the Best Views of Cusco

High on top of a hill overlooking the city of Cusco is the statue of Cristo Blanco. The statue depicts Jesus Christ with outstretched hands. Walking the short trail from Sacsayhuaman to Cristo Blanco is a must-see experience while you’re in Cusco. We didn’t realize that the Cristo Blanco statue was right next to Sacsayhuaman,…

Complete Visit Guide to Pisac, Peru (Ruins, Markets, and More!)

Complete Visit Guide to Pisac, Peru (Ruins, Markets, and More!)

Pisac is a small town in Peru that’s located about 20 miles northeast of Cusco. Most travelers fly into Cusco to begin their journey to the ruins of Machu Picchu, but it’s worthwhile spending a day in the Sacred Valley exploring Pisac. There’s an impressive display of Inca ruins on the hill adjacent to Pisac….

Our Experience Hiking Huayna Picchu at Machu Picchu (Full Guide!)

Our Experience Hiking Huayna Picchu at Machu Picchu (Full Guide!)

If you’re planning on visiting the world-famous Machu Picchu, you should definitely consider Huayna Picchu! Huayna Picchu is the mountain peak located directly behind the citadel of Machu PIcchu. You’ll have to book a separate ticket to hike Huayna Picchu, but it’s well worth it! Tickets to Huayna Picchu sell out quickly because the number…