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Lima Must-See Landmarks Tour
"Your 4.5-hour tour begins with hotel pickup from your centrally located Lima hotel. Accompanied by your guide you will first visit the Pre-Columbian archaeological site of Huaca Huallamarca which is located in the middle of the residential area. Admire this adobe pyramid before heading to Larco Museum. At the museum you can observe the best Precolumbian art collections in Peru. This includes the finest gold and silver collection from Ancient Peru and the famous “erotic” archaeological collection. After this head to Cafe del Museo where you will have a chance to try a mousse made of “lucuma”
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Lima Historical Buildings Tour
"Your 4-hour small-group tour begins with pickup from your centrally located hotel. Board a van with a maximum of 6 participants in the tour and head to see Lima's most historic buildings. Visit Lima historic downtown which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and explore the elegance of its finest periods. Your first stop is La Casona de San Marcos home to the oldest and first university of the Americas Universidad Mayor de San Marcos. This university was chartered in 1551. Learn about its history from your guide and then head to the colonial building Casa Osambela which is an extraordinary architectural jewel. Continue your tour to Casa de Aliaga a stunning mansion owned by the same family since the viceroyalty.Finally see and explore Hotel Bolivar filled with rich architecture and elegant interiors. Learn from your knowledgeable guide about this historical hotel and then witness the making of Pisco Sour
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Huacas and Larco Museum Night Tour Including Dinner
"Your night tour in Lima begins with hotel pickup. You will board a vehicle and head to the Huaca Pucllana a Pre-Colombian archaeological site in the middle of Miraflores. Observe this site dating from circa 1500 years ago as you drive around it with your guide. You will then head to Huaca Huallamarca another set of pre-Inca ruins in the area of San Isidro an impressive adobe pyramid.  Finally
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Sacred Valley

NOT MANY PEOPLE KNOW THIS YET BUT THERE'S AN ANIMAL RESCUE CENTER RIGHT OUTSIDE THE CITY. LOCALS CALL IT A ZOO, BUT IT'S NOT. THIS FAMILY RECOVERS ILLED, INJURED OR UNWANTED ANIMALS, THEY TAKE CARE OF...
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Inca Trail

Stumbled across a really great way to see machu Piccu and to see some authentic Peruvian life along the way. Some friends found a Dutch guy in Cusco who arranges tours on behalf of a Coffee...
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Museos - Museums

Museo de Sitio Huaca Puruchuco Km. 7.5 Carretera Central, Ate. Tel. 494-2641. Museo de Sitio del Mirador del Cerro San Cristóbal Cruz del Cerro San Cristobal, Rímac. Tel. 943-8918. Museo de Sitio de...
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Las Salinas de Maras

This was definitely one of the more bizarre sights we saw on our trip to the Sacred Valley! A huge salt mine carved out of the hillside, with terrace after terrace of mini salt-pans spread out in...
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Ruins

We can upon these impressive ruins which were only rediscovered in 1941 enroute to the Sun gate as you can see from my photo restoration work in going on using techniques which are as ancient as the...
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San Blas

Well San Blas isnt too off the beaten path but its somewhat of a walk if you want to get there from the Plaza de Armas. Of course we did do a bunch of stops by the time we got here. But I think San...
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Moray

Moray was one of the more unusual Inca sites we visited. It's basically a series of big, circular terraces in the middle of nowhere, with an out-of-this-world quality about them. These formed an...
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Machu Picchu

Due to the magnitud of Machu Picchu, you tend to forget that Machu Picchu was not the Inca capital. We all know today that the capital was Cusco. Nevertheless, Machu Picchu is the best known Inca...
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The Allpahuayo-Mishana National Reserve

Located about 14 miles (23 kilometers) south of Iquitos, the Allpahuayo-Mishana National Reserve was created by the Peruvian government in January 2008 to protect 142,332 acres (57,600 hectares) of...
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traveldave
Sep 04, 2012

Qenko

Qenko is a small Inca ruin in the hills about four miles (six kilometers) northeast of Cuzco and within a short distance of Sacsayhuamán.Much of Qenko, which means "zigzag" in Quechua, is a large...
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traveldave
Sep 01, 2012

Ayahuasca

ECOAMAZONÍA LODGE offers you the exclusive “room of mysteries,” to experience expertly-guided shamanic sessions using the Ayahuasca plant. In the heart of the jungle, you will enter a higher world of...
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Pierangelo
Apr 04, 2011

Sacred Valley

There's a lot to do in Peru and usually not enough time. To visit the entire Cusco region properly one'd need 2 weeks but who has so much time?I suggest you pick carefully the places you want to visit...
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lbernedo
Feb 04, 2011

Colca Canyon

The Colca Canyon is reputed to be the deepest in the world, even deeper than the Grand Canyon in the US. Though not as spectacular as the latter in my opinion, it was a tropical paradise down at the...
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richiecdisc
Feb 24, 2010

Pucusana

Located about 37 miles (60 kilometers) south of Lima, Pucusana is a picturesque traditional fishing village situated on a small harbor. The town and harbor are surrounded by arid hills with no...
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traveldave
Jan 13, 2009

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Cusco

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Top Hotels in Peru

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Malecon De La Reserva 615, Miraflores, Lima, Peru
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Calle Palacios 136, Plazoleta Nazarenas, Cusco, Peru
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Av. Hermanos Ayar Mz 1 L-3, Aguas Calientes, Sacred Valley, Peru
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Fundo Puye-Yanque-Caylloma, Colca Canyon, Peru
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Sacred Valley of the Incas, Urubamba, Sacred Valley, Peru
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Jr. Grau 270, Puno, Peru
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Top Things to Do in Peru

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Sacsayhuaman

Located about 2 km northeast of Cusco, Sacsaywaman (which we had fun pronouncing "sexy woman") is the very first Inca site we got to visit on our trip. It is located at an altitute of 3700 m, and...
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Huayna Picchu

You may think Buying Machu Picchu tickets online should be simple, however it could be a daunting task for travelers. There is a lot of confusion and frustration. Since Machu Picchu tickets can not be...
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Plaza Mayor And Surroundings

Plaza Mayor (Plaza de Armas until 1990) is in the heart of the Historic Centre of Lima. It is surrounded by some of the mayor tourist attractions in Lima, the Cathedral, the Archbishop Palace and the...
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Chincheros Market

The main attraction of Chincheros is its colorful traditional textile market. The market is held daily in the main plaza of Old Town, though I read there is a larger market held on Sunday mornings....
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Marine Animals

One of the highlights of the excursion was/were the sea lions. Most places they were just lying on the rocks with the big male and his harem around him. But there was one place where they followed the...
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Salineras de Maras

This is one of only two major attractions near Maras. The other are the Moray agricultural terraces. The mines, which the locals call "salineras", are a popular stop for travelers looking to see...
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catalysta

"One Gringa's Peru"
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SirRichard

"The heart of America"
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melosh

"Roads less traveled in Peru"
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christian99

"Proud to be peruvian!"
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"Peru, my first taste of the Andes and the jungle"
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