All about getting around:

HITCHING

Hitching in Peru usually means catching a ride with a truck driver, who will almost always expect payment. With most trucks you won’t have to pay before setting off, but you should always agree a sum before getting in as there are stories of drivers stopping in the middle of nowhere and demanding unreasonably high […]

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TRAVEL ON FOOT

Even if you’ve no intention of doing any serious hiking , there’s a good deal of walking involved in checking out many of the most enjoyable Peruvian attractions. Climbing from Cusco up to the fortress of Sacsayhuaman, for example, or wandering around at Machu Picchu, involves more than an average Sunday afternoon stroll. Bearing in […]

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TRAVEL BY CAR

Cars can be very handy for reaching remote rural destinations or sites, but if you are planning to explore by car , it’s best to avoid Lima as far as possible. Driving in the capital takes a bit of getting used to, even as a passenger. Lima travel packages If you bring a car into Peru that […]

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TRAVEL TO LIMA PERU

Travel to Lima Peru is an excellent opportunity to know more about our history and culture. Lima is the capital and largest city. It is located in the valleys of the Chillón, Rímac and Lurín rivers, on a desert coast overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Together with the seaport of Callao, it forms a contiguous urban area […]

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PERU BY BUS

Peru’s buses are run by a variety of private companies, all of which offer remarkably low fares , making it possible to travel from one end of the country to the other (over 2000km) for under $30. Long-distance bus journeys cost around $1.50 per hour on the fast coastal highway, and are even cheaper on the […]

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PERU BY TRAIN

Peru’s spectacular train journeys are in themselves a major attraction, and you should aim to take at least one long-distance train during your trip, especially as the trains connect some of Peru’s major tourist sights. At the time of writing, the Central Railway , which climbs and switchbacks its way up from Lima into the Andes as […]

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GETTING AROUND

Most Peruvians get around the country by bus, as these go just about everywhere and are extremely good value. However, wherever possible, visitors tend to use one of the country’s trains – an experience in itself – despite being considerably slower than the equivalent bus journey. With the distances in Peru being so vast, many […]

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