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Nazca Lines

Nazca Lines, The mystery behind the pictures The Nazca Lines are a group of traces that are located in the Jumana pampas, on the Nazca desert, between the towns of Nazca and Palpa, they were draw by the Nazca culture, and there are hundreds of these lines, from geometric figures to zoomorphic, fitomorphics that are […]

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Machu Picchu Vacations

Always everybody heard about that the Amazing Citadel made by Pachacutec in the Empire Inca. Located in Peru at 7.000 feet above sea level in the Andes Mountains. And describe how amazing is this citadel but they don´t realize that is more than that. Machu Picchu was a citadel lost in the time discovered by […]

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Visit Machu Picchu

The ruins of Machu Picchu are divided into two main sections known as the Urban and Agricultural Sectors, divided by a wall. The Agricultural Sector is further subdivided into Upper and Lower sectors, while the Urban Sector is split into East and West sectors, separated by wide plazas. The central buildings of Machu Picchu use […]

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CUSCO PERU

At the moments of the travelers choose Travel to Cusco Peru as their next destination, they will have one goal in mind, is to know the mystic city of Cusco, every Inca monument, the Main Square & the cathedral; the museums, its architectural complex, between others are impregnate of history. But the main point is definitely; Travel […]

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RESTAURANTS IN PUNO

At the following list there is selection of restaurants recommended by the travelers Mojsa Restaurant Cuisine: Peruvian food Offers: Great variety of the best Peruvian dishes, Pizzas, Desserts. Address: Jr. Lima Nº 635 (2nd floor), Puno Alma Restaurant Cuisine: Peruvian food Offers: A cozy and elegant atmosphere, with a beautiful view of the lake, where you can watch the sunset […]

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SILLUSTANI ISLAND

The Sillustani Island is about of 34 km from Puno, on the shores of Lake Umayosea, is a pre-Inca cemetery where you can see a series of impressive tombs belonging to the Kolla culture that developed in the northern part of the lagoon, in Hatuncolla locally. The archaeological site is known for its giant “chullpas”, […]

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UROS AND TAQUILE ISLANDS

Uros Island The floating island of Uros is one of the most unique attractions of world tourism. It is built in artificial way made by totora, a plant of thin leaves that grows in the lake. This material is also used in the manufacture of all crafts and boats which its inhabitants use to go […]

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LAKE TITICACA

The Lake Titicaca is located on the plateau of Collao, at an altitude of 3812 meters between the territories of Bolivia and Peru. It has an area of 8,562 km ² of which 56%, 4,772 km ², corresponding to Peru and 44%, 3,790 km ² to Bolivia. Its maximum depth is estimated at 281 meters […]

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BALCONY OF CONDE DE LEMOS

This is built of wood and colonial style. Balcony of the Conde de Lemos is named in allusion to the viceroy of the same name, upon arrival in Puno in 1668 he stayed in this house; he was considered one of the highest authorities of the high plateau. It is said that the Viceroy would […]

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SAN JUAN CHURCH

The San Juan Church is located in Pune Park, near the main square. More than 200 years ago was a simple chapel of the natives, built of adobe. Inside the altar is the venerated image of Our Lady of Candelaria, patron of Puno, whose feast is celebrated every February 2nd with native dances, folklor festival […]

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CATHEDRAL OF PUNO

The Cathedral of Puno holds the rank of Minor Basilica, its construction dates from the eighteenth century and was completed on 25 May 175, in the old Supay Kancha. Worked in stone by the Peruvian Simon de Asto, whose name is on the main front. This monument is representation of the mixed style. The physical […]

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GASTRONOMY OF AREQUIPA

Arequipa cuisine is one of the most diverse of the country, which present a variety of dishes such as: Chupe De Camarones: Shrimp soup with milk, eggs and oregano. Rocoto Relleno: stuffed bell pepper, seeded, chopped meat, cheese, milk and potatoes. Soltero: salad with cheese, beans, onions, olives and hot peppers. Adobo: pork marinated with chicha and spices, cooked […]

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MUSEUMS IN AREQUIPA

Arequipa doesn’t count with any relevant theater, and sporadically there are some events but usually come from Lima. There are very few concerts along the year, although there is an orchestra that plays often. However In addition, there is a number of cultural centres.such as: The Institute Cultural Peruano Norteamericano (Melgar 109), the Institute Cultural […]

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RESTAURANTS IN AREQUIPA

At the following list there is selection of restaurants recommended by the travelers RESTAURANTS IN AREQUIPA Zigzag Restaurant Cuisine: Switzerland, Peruvian, Healthy, Fusion. Address: Calle Zela 210 – 212, Arequipa 0000, Perú  Arthur Restaurant Cuisine: Peruvian food Address: Pasaje Violin 102 San Lazaro, Arequipa none, Perú El tio Dario Restaurant Cuisine: Healthy, Peruvian food Good for: Breakfast / Brunch, Reservations Address: Callejon […]

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OLLANTAYTAMBO

This archaeological complex was a gigantic agricultural, administrative, social, religious and military center in the era of the Tahuantinsuyo. The Spaniards called it the Fortress of Ollantaytambo. It is located 97km from Cusco down a modem highway. Once can see the architectural style of its streets and squares which are distinctly pre-Hispanic, with enormous polyhedrons […]

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IQUITOS PERU

Altitude: 106 m/ 347 ft. above sea level Climate: Tropical. Hot and Humid. Temp. : Approx. 90/70 F – 36/21 C Rains : December to March – Scattered year round.Iquitos, on the banks of the headwaters of the Amazon River, is the most important city in the Peruvian Amazon jungle. It is advisable to spend some […]

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NIGHTLIFE IN CUSCO

MAMA AFRICA Address: Portal d Harinas 191 2nd floor – cusco Phone number: 84 246544 Open from 3:30 PM – 7:00 AM Services: Disco, Bar and Restaurant, Movies, Live Shows Ukukus Disco Address : Plateros 316 Phone number: 84 233445 open from 8:00 PM – 7:00 AM Services: Disco, Bar and Restaurant Live Shows Garabato […]

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RESTAURANTS IN MACHU PICCHU AND AGUAS CALIENTES

At the following list there is selection of restaurants recommended by the travelers RESTAURANTS IN MACHU PICCHU AND AGUAS CALIENTES Totos House Cuisine: Peruvian Food and Fusion Address: Av. Imperio De Los Incas S/N Aguas Calientes cercado Tinkuy Buffet Restaurant – Sanctuary Lodge Cuisine: Peruvian Food Address: Carretera Hiram Bingham Km 7.5, Machu Picchu 5184, Perú Hatuchay Cuisine: Peruvian Food […]

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RESTAURANTS IN SACRED VALLEY

At the following list there is selection of restaurants recommended by the travelers   RESTAURANTS IN SACRED VALLEY  AND OLLANTAYTAMBO Tunupa Valley Restaurant Cuisine: Peruvian food, Italian, Fusion Address: Kilometro 77 Carretera Pisaq – Ollantaytambo El Albergue Restaurant Cuisine: Peruvian, Typical food and fusion Good for: Families with teenagers, Romantic, Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Entertaining clients Offers: Breakfast / Brunch, Lunch, […]

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RESTAURANTS IN CUSCO

RESTAURANTS IN CUSCO Marcelo Batata Restaurant Cuisine Peruvian fusión Good for: Families with children, Large groups, local cuisine, Entertaining clients. Offers: Dining, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert Address: Calle Palacio 121, Cusco, Perú Inka Grill Cuisine Contemporánea, Internacional, Peruana, Pizza Good for: Families with children, large groups, local cuisine, Entertaining clients. Offers: Breakfast / Brunch, Reservations, Late Night Portal de Panes 115, Cusco, Perú […]

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GASTRONOMY OF CUSCO

Timpo “Timpo” (Quechua timpu: boil), delicious soup, stew prepared by boiling a piece of beef brisket, lamb head, bacon, plus cabbage, potatoes, moraya, chickpeas, rice, yams, peaches, pears and yuccas. Broth is served separately from other things, which are covered on the plate with the cabbage leaves. Chuño “Chuño Cola” stew of Inca origin. Delicious soup made […]

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CUSCO FESTIVITIES

Feast of Ollantaytambo / January 6th Ollantaytambo, Feast of the Magic king’s, religious processions, great typical dances. Feast of San Sebastian / January 20th San Sebastian, patron of the religious festival of the people, great folk dances and a feast of food and fruits. Ch’iaraje / January 20th Canas Province, District Yanaoca (Community of Checca). […]

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Shopping in Cusco City

Art Gallery García Address: Plazoleta San Blas 614. Telf.: 23-5075 / 24-3043. Galería de Arte “Lo Angel” Address: Calle Hatunrumíyoc 495. Phone number: 084- 24-3189. open from: 10:00 to 19:00 hrs. Galería de Arte Auki Address: Cuesta San Blas 500. Phone number: 084 – 24-8284. Open from 9:00 to 13:00 and from 15:00 to 20:00 […]

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Churchs in Cusco

The Cathedral The majestic cathedral of Cusco is located in the Plaza de Armas was built on Wiraqocha Quiswarqancha or palace with stones from the fortress of Sacsayhuaman. It is believed that the church began the year of 1.560 and finished almost a hundred years later. The interior was renovated in the year 2000, is […]

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Qenqo Information

Q’ENQO.– located in the Sacred Valley, 6 km. the city of Cusco (5 min. to the northeast of Cusco) It Consists of two places: el grande, who is at the foot of the way from Sacsayhuaman to Pisac, and Chico, 350 meters Which is west of the Above, on the hillside. The Inca Empire WAS […]

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By Train in Cusco

If you travel from Puno to Cusco and vice verse there is available the Andean Explorer train: • Departure: Wanchaq station (Cusco) • Travel time: 10 Hours. • Arrival: Puno Station Departures: • From April to October: Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. • From November to March: Monday, Wenesday and Saturday. Includes : Travel by train between Cuzco and Lake Titicaca (or vice versa), lunch […]

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Flights Frequency in Cusco

LAN Airlines ( LA) Lima – Cusco – Lima Flights frequency :Every day departs 14 daily flights From Lima to Cusco flights departs Since 5:25 am to 15:50 hrs From Cusco to Lima flights departs since 7:10 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. The flights take 1 hour 15 minutes TACA Airlines (TA) Lima – Cusco – […]

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Types of weather in Cusco

Humid Climates: The valleys of Pillcopata and Araza to have average temperatures around 30 ° to the maximum, an average of 23 ° and 25 ° in and an average of 20 ° to the minimum.Dry Climates: The Apurimac River basin has an average temperature between 17 º and 18 º. With a maximum temperature […]

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TRAIN TO MACHU PICCHU

To go by train to Machu Picchu There are two services in Cuzco, Peru Rail and Inca Rail and exist six categories or types of trains to do this amazing journey to the Impressive Sanctuary for foreigners and one for Peruvian residents. PERU RAIL The trains departs of the Poroy station which is about 15 […]

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MUSEUMS IN CUSCO

Incan Museum The Museo Inka (Incan Museum), also known as the Archaeological Museum of Cusco, contains artifacts that trace Peruvian history from pre-Inca civilizations and Inca culture to the impact of the Conquest and colonial times on these native cultures. The museum’s exhibits include ceramics, textiles, vases, jewelry, architectural models, and an interesting collection (reputed […]

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URUBAMBA PERU

Urubamba city is today one of the most beautiful cities of the Sacred Valley of the Incas. This city has a perfect climate all year long and has amazing landscapes with a panoramic view of the valley and the towering peaks of the Cordillera Vilcanota. It’s a great place to practice adventure tourism: hiking, canoeing, mountain […]

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PERU DESTINATIONS

Welcome to our section dedicated to travel information, click on the map or on the below link to access to our very comprensive Peru travel information Trujillo Huaraz And Chavin Lima Nasca Lines And Paracas Arequipa And Colca Canyon Machu Picchu Sacred Vally of the Incas Cusco Ollantaytambo Sacsayhuaman Iquitos Manu National Park Puerto Maldonado […]

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Huaraz Peru

CORDILLERA BLANCA Natural Heritage of Peru Established in 1975, the Parque Nacional Huascarán contains all the Cordillera Blanca (with the exception of the distant Nevado Champará in its extreme north), the highest range of the Peruvian Andes and the highest range in the world’s tropical zone. Its total area is approximately 1300 square miles (340,000 […]

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Lima

LOCATION Lima, the capital of Peru, is located on the west central coast of South America, 150 m/427 ft.a.s.l. Climate: Seasons are opposite to those of the United States and Europe. Summer is from December through April. The average temperature is between 25ºC in summer and 15ºC in winter. BRIEF HISTORY PRE-COLUMBIAN PERIOD: In the […]

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Elevation Machu Picchu

Here you will find information about the elevation Machu Picchu and some recommendations that could be very helpful at the time that you are planning your trip. Machu Picchu was unknown to the outside world before being brought to international attention in 1911 by the American historian Hiram Bingham. Since then, Machu Picchu has become […]

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Tambomachay Information

TAMBOMACHAY.- Located 7km from Cusco at 3,700 meters above sea level, this site was popularly known as the “Inca’s Baths”. Researchers believe Tambomachay was an important center of worship of water. It is an archaeological complex made up of well-crafted canals, walls and windows which show the Incas’ extraordinary architectural talents and their in-depth knowledge […]

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The Nazca Lines and Paracas

NASCA, MYSTERIES AND ADVENTURE . This is Nasca, a unique place due to the mysteries of its marvelous lines and figures, drawn with spectacular perfection, by the gods… by aliens… by giants or by ordinary people? The beauty and magnitude of the lines must be observed from above. The drawings and their meaning are even more […]

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Tourist Attractions of Puerto Maldonado

MAIN TOURIST ATTRACTIONS Tampopata- Candamo National Reserve The Tambopata National Reserve is Located at the confluence of the rivers La Torre and Tambopata, with an area of 5,500 hectares of virgin forest. Noted for its richness and variety of birds (about 600 species), butterflies (900 species) and dragonflies (115 species). Mouse Possum – Tambopata Reserve […]

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Coricancha Information

CORICANCHA The famous Sun Temple of Qosqo was and is in practice a synthesis of the Inkan organization, architecture and religion; that had already reached the summit of their level by 1438. It possibly represented the “Navel of the World”; therefore, the world’s center in the pre-Hispanic Andean Cosmovision. According to our history, it was […]

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Puerto Maldonado

Puerto Maldonado is located in the southeast of the country, is the capital of Madre Dios; it has the official title of Capital of Biodiversity in Peru in recognition of important records of flora and fauna found in the forests of the department, especially in the Manu. The region is home to native tribes for […]

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PERU GENERAL INFORMATION

Peru is located in the west central part of South America. It encompasses an area of 498,222 square miles (1 `285, 215 km2) and can be compared in size to Spain, France and former West Germany combined. In South America, only Brazil and Argentina are larger. Peru is the 19th largest country in the world. Peru […]

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MACHU PICCHU

LOCATION The Machupicchu archeological complex is located in the department of Cusco, in the Urubamba province and district of Machupicchu. It is perched on the eastern slopes of the Vilcanota mountain range, a chain of mountains curtailed by the Apurimac and Urubamba Rivers. At latitude 13º7′ South and longitude 72035′ West of the Greenwich Meridian, Machupicchu is located […]

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SACSAYHUAMAN

Sacsayhuaman is a composed Quechua word comes from Saqsay: satiated or fill, and waman: hawk. According to some scholars means “sáciate hawk.” The falcon is a bird of prey abundant in the area, which was the body guard of the first Inca Manco Capac. At the time of the Incas was called the house of […]

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Rainforest

The Rainforest is the Earth’s oldest living ecosystem, which is home of a immense variety of plants and animals. These breathtaking ecosystems cover only 6 % of the Earth’s surface but yet they count with more than a half of the world’s wildlife species! A Rainforest can be described as a tall, dense jungle. The […]

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Amazon Rainforest

The Amazon Rainforest is a vast region that spans the border of eight rapidly developing countries: Brazil, Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname and French Guiana, an overseas territory of France. The landscape contains: * One in ten known species on Earth * 1.4 billion acres of dense forests, half of the planet’s remaining […]

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Pisac

Pisac is located 33 kilometers from the city of Cusco, Peru. His archaeological site is one of the largest in the Sacred Valley of the Incas. It is located east of the Cordillera de Vilcabamba. As was customary in Inca architecture, cities were built based on figurative designs of animals. Pisac, was shaped like a […]

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Cusco Altitude

Cusco altitude is about 3.399 m, for that reason is considered as one of the highest cities in the world. Located in the southeastern of Peru, includes areas of the Andes and high jungle. The city of Cuzco is located more than 3000 meters over the sea level. Altitude sickness or also known as Soroche can […]

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IQUITOS

The city of Iquitos is in the jungle north to east. It is the capital of Loreto Region, with almost 30% of the country is the largest and northernmost Peru. The city lies along a secondary arm of the Amazon River in front of a large permanent white called Padre Island, wooded and almost twenty […]

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Aguas Calientes Information

General Information The Town of Aguas Calientes Located on the banks of the Vilcanota River, between mountains that rise like green walls over 400 meters, this small town is a large open-air bazaar. Also known as Machu Picchu town, Aguas Calientes is a charming district, located 110 kilometers from the city of Cusco. It is […]

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PISAC MARKET

Situated At the heart of the Sacred Valley of the Incas in Peru is the village of Pisac. It is strategically located as it is a place of passage for most travelers from Cusco to Machu Pichu. Due to its excellent location, the village is famous for its craft market, where offers the visitors the […]

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THREATS TO THE RAINFOREST

Nowadays the threats to the rainforest are increase along the years, an despite that, there have been created several organizations that fight against them, at the same time, we continue damaging without stopping. We must know, in order to take more in consideration and thinking twice before to provoke some damage that the rainforest is […]

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TROPICAL RAINFOREST

The tropical rainforest is a kind biome typical of equatorial zones and tropical areas, with abundant rain. There are many ways to shelter life from microorganisms to large animal species. Where are The Tropical Rainforests? Tropical rainforests are located in a band around the equator, mostly in the area between the Tropic of Cancer (23.5° […]

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Machu Picchu Travel Information

Travel to Machu Picchu Declared as one of the New Seven Wonders of the Modern World on July 7th, 2007, this majestic Sanctuary belongs to the List of World Heritage of Unesco since 1983. Machu Picchu is one of the most representative touristic attractions of Peru, regarded as a masterpiece of architecture and engineering. Machu […]

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SAQSAYWAMAN INFORMATION

SAQSAYWAMAN ARCHEOLOGICAL PARK SAQSAYWAMAN Located 2km from the city. Together with the city of Cusco, this monumental complex is considered the first of the new seven wonders of the world. This huge construction was planned and built by Andean Man. The Incas called it the House of the Sun and the Spaniards called it a fortress […]

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AREQUIPA AIRPORT

The Arequipa Airport name is Rodriguez Ballon International Airport (AQP), is located about 8 miles from the center of the city of Arequipa and start operations on August 15, 1979. It is currently under the administration of CORPAC SA, which is the second largest terminal with passenger flow in the south, after the airport from […]

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RAINFOREST PLANTS

The flora in Peru is very diverse due to different climatic and physical conditions of the territory. Many professional and tourist come to study the Rainforest plants and for the flora observation. The rainforest vegetation is represented by tropical forests, where alternate innumerable wood tree species of diverse quality as well as palm trees and […]

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LAKE TITICACA FACTS

GENERAL INFORMATION Flag of Puno Foundation Date: November 4, 1668 Area: 58,000 km² Basin Countries: Bolivia and Peru Altitude: 3,812 m Length: 190 km Width: 80 km Max Depth: 284 m Population: The estimated total population of the Province of Puno is 228.140 inhabitants (INEI information Puno), representing 17.5% of the Population Department, resulting as the most populous province […]

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RAINFOREST ANIMALS

The rainforest animals are the most complete variety that you can find. The Amazon rainforest of Peru is one of the most biologically diverse areas on earth. So great is the variety of species that is estimated that most of them still undiscovered. Peru is the second country in terms of number of bird species […]

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Arequipa Festivities

* Jubilee Festival of Mollendo (06 January). The day on which the kings down to visit the baby Jesus born, Mollendo celebrates the anniversary of creation. People participate in food fairs, concerts on the beach, and a serenade its honor. * Fiesta de la Virgen de la Candelaria (02 February). This unique festival is celebrated in some […]

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PUCA PUCARA INFORMATION

PUCA PUCARA.- This construction is located 6km from Cusco. “Puca” in Quechua means “Red” and “Pucara” means “Fortress-Watchtower. Located at a strategic point along the road to the Antisuyo (the jungle part of the Inca empire), it also served as a checkpoint on the Inca road and was a military and administrative center. Pucapucara is […]

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Manu National Park and Reserved Zone

Manu National Park is located west of Puerto Maldonado. Access is easier and cheaper from Cusco. It takes a one and a half-day journey by bus and boat. A more comfortable but expensive option is a 25-minute flight from Cusco. This area was declared a National Park in 1973 in order to protect its great diversity of flora […]

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TRUJILLO AND CHAN CHAN

Diego de Almagro founded the city of Trujillo in 1534 as an express assignment ordered by Francisco Pizarro. He founded the city on the Moche River Valley to tatake advantage of the political prestige of its Caciques. Thus, the Chimor Valley has preserved its cultural hegemony, since beginning of our era. Despite the Saint Valentine […]

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SACRED VALLEY OF THE INCAS – CUSCO

SACRED VALLEY OF THE INCAS Click on the thumbnail to enlarge MAP PISAQ ARCHAEOLOGICAL COMPLEX.- In the upper part there are the remains of this re-Columbian settlement located a few kilometers from the mestizo town. It takes up an entire mountain made up of different neighborhood or squares, the main one being Intiwatana, which is […]

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ALTITUDE OF MACHU PICCHU

We offer information about the Altitude of Machu Picchu and important details that you must take note when planning your travel. Located at 2 400 meters above sea level in the province of Urubamba, department of Cusco. It has an area of 32,592 hectares of the basin of the Vilcanota – Urubamba River. The lower […]

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MARAS Y MORAY EXCURSION HALF DAY TOUR

Please contact us for more information and for pricing. *Group guided tour available on: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays Would you like to book this Tour ? ASK FOR AVAILABILITY DAY 01 : We will pick you up from your hotel at 7:45 am for a tour in the valley south where you can visit the following sites: MARAS : In […]

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AREQUIPA WEATHER

The Arequipa weather is dry, especially in times of winter, autumn and spring. If you have in mind to travel to Arequipa, well known as “the white city “and and realize some of its fabulous Arequipa tours, it is good to know all about its weather conditions. Some of the factors that determine the climate […]

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Puerto Maldonado

This is the least populated territory in Peru, with only 600,000 people living in its 80,000 kM2 (30,880 sq miles) of jungle area. Its capital Is a riverside city known as Puerto Maldonado with 25, 000 Inhabitants. Gold panning on the Tampobamba and Madre de Dios rivers, and the latex boom at the end of the past […]

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Arequipa Attractions

PLAZA DE ARMAS ( MAIN SQUARE ) & CATEDRAL Surrounded by the Cathedral and various impressive portals, Plaza de Armas presents a beautiful bronze fountain of three plates crowned with the figure of a soldier of the sixteenth century. To this character is called the “Tuturutu”. Around the square you can see three portals made […]

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Puno, Titicaca lake: travel to Bolivia and Peru

Altitude 3,827 meters (12,500 feet) a.s.l. Population 91,877 inhabitants in the city Puno, on the banks of Lake Titicaca – the world highest navigable lake – displays the reminiscences of its origin through cave paintings and spearheads, testimony of our highland ancestor’s life. The Collao Plateau Is the geographical space, where ancient and Important cultures […]

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Cusco Music

The Cusco music and the dance has its origins defined by the term taki, for the Incas, it was pentatonic and they created compositions that were religious, warrior, or profane. Dance, music and singing were present in all the community activities or rituals, which some of them are the following: Uaricsa Arahui or Inca dance, […]

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PERU ECOTOURISM

The Peru Ecotourism tours are well known and frequented by tourists from around the world. Peru has 84 of the 104 ecosystems that exist in the world today. Peru is home to almost 10% of all mammals and reptiles living on the planet, more than 20% of birds, and between 40.000 and 50.000 of the vascular plants […]

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PRE-COLUMBIAN ART

Unlike those in Mesoamerica, the earliest major ruins in the Central Andean Area date from before the discovery of pottery. Pre-Ceramic Period  In the Chicama Valley of the northern Peruvian coast at Huaca Prieta, monumental ceremonial mounds were built about 2500BC. Highly skilled cotton weaving has been found at this site as well as gourds […]

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INCA RELIGION

Whereas the pre-Columbian cultures of Mesoamerica developed systems ofwriting, their Andean counterparts did not. As a result, only two Incan accounts by Native American authors survive. Both authors wrote in the second decade of the 17th century, in a mixture of Spanish and native languages. Neither man was ethnically Incan; both traced their ancestry to […]

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MACHU PICCHU MAP

Here you will find useful information about Peru Map. Machu Picchu is in the middle of mountains and is flanked by the deep canyon formed by the Urubamba River. It is located 2 360 meter above the sea level. The Inca citadel of Machu Picchu is located 130 kilometers northwest of Cusco,Urubamba province, at the […]

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Lake Titicaca Map

Lake Titicaca is not only the highest lake in the world above 6,560 ft (2,000 m): it also takes the crown for being the world’s highest navigable lake at a soaring 12,500 ft (3,800 m) above sea level. Check out our Lake Titicaca Map and learn more about this natural wonder between Peru and Bolivia […]

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Rainforest Weather

Unsurprisingly, the rainforest weather is mostly hot and humid. Rainfall levels in the Amazon rainforest actually distinguish weather differences throughout the year, not the temperatures. Climate Rainfall Peruvian Rainforest  Climate The tropical region of the Amazon rainforest is also referred to as the equatorial climate, a zone with extends about 12 degrees north and south […]

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Amazon Rainforest Map

An Amazon rainforest map illustrates the immensity of the Amazon rainforest which extends 2.5 square miles (5.5 million square kilometers) across South America. Today, the Amazon represents over half (about 54%) of the planet’s remaining tropical rainforest regions and protects the largest reserves of natural resources in the world. In South America, the Amazon covers […]

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HISTORICAL INFORMATION

From as far back as civilizations that predate the Inca Empire to events in the more recent centuries, the timeline of the history of Peru shines as a colorful one. Pre-Columbian Peru Inca Empire Conquest & Spanish Colonial Period Independence Modern Peru Today Pre-Columbian Peru Much of Peru’s coast is arid desert, but many of […]

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