At Andean Adventures Christmas is a time for giving

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This Christmas, once again the staff members of Andean Adventures traveled into the mountains high above the Sacred Valley of the Incas to deliver a little seasonal goodwill to the people of the remote village of Qelqanca.   We set…

Dealing with altitude sickness in Cusco

Dealing with altitude sickness in Cusco

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When we meet our travelers in Cusco, among other things, we advise them about altitude sickness, known in Peru as soroche. By offering certain recommendations, our aim is to help them to avoid the symptoms of this condition. So that…

Creating understanding through direct experience. Lake Titicaca Sacred waters and living culture

Creating understanding through direct experience. Lake Titicaca Sacred waters and living culture

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The sacred waters of Lake Titicaca, its seemingly endless high altitude shoreline and scattering of small, inhabited islands offer visitors from all over the world a unique opportunity to enjoy high Andean scenery and experience the history and living culture…

A delightful visit to the Gardens of Mandor and the unfailingly impressive ruins of Machu Picchu

A delightful visit to the Gardens of Mandor and the unfailingly impressive ruins of Machu Picchu

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Undoubtedly, Machu Picchu is the most popular attraction for those tourists from all over the world who visit Cusco. However, it is also possible to take full advantage of one’s visit to experience other wonderful attractions in the vicinity of…

Our memorable day trip in Cusco

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This week our Andean Adventures Peru staff had the great opportunity to accompany a group of charming elderly visitors on a memorable day trip in Cusco. As a travel company, for more than thirty years Andean Adventures Peru has organized…

The activities you can enjoy after your visit to Machu Picchu!

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Are you going to visit the extraordinary citadel of Machu Picchu and you still have time for other activities? Then you could opt to climb Huayna Picchu Mountain, and experience the fabulous view of Machu Picchu. Or if you prefer,…

“SPRING IN THE ANDES” – One of the best times to visit Peru

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When planning a trip to South America, few travelers in the northern hemisphere realize that when spring comes to North America and Europe in April, what should be the start of autumn in the southern hemisphere actually brings with it…

How to make booking your Inca Trail easier

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The purpose of this article is to provide help with booking your Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. The information included here is sent out to all our travelers when they contact us via internet and it has been compiled from…

Discovery of new mammal highlights diversity in the Amazon

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In December 2013 it was announced that a new mammal had been identified by scientists in South America’s Amazon forests. The discovery highlighted the fact that new species of animals, plants and insects are still being discovered every week in…

Machu Picchu: Much more than a “lost city”

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The celebrations in Cusco this month to mark the 30th anniversary of the status of Machu Picchu as a Cultural and Natural World Heritage Site are a reminder of the fact that those planning to visit this legacy of Peru’s Inca past should expect…