The three different bridges in the town of Checacupe

The three bridges of Checacupe

Far from the most cosmopolitan city of Cusco, is the peaceful district of Checacupe (Canchis) which, according to its inhabitants, retains three bridges where time has stopped, for a perfect trip to Inca, colonial and republican Peru. The fact that

Tourists walking the Inca Trail.

Qhapaq Ñan, The Andean Road System

Qhapaq Ñan is an extensive Inca communication, trade and defence network of roads and associated structures covering more than 30,000 km. Constructed by the Incas over several centuries and partly based on pre-Inca infrastructure, this extraordinary network through one of the

US students dancing with the school children of Qhelqanqa

Visit communities, participate in local life and experience the authentic Peru!

Besides sightseeing Andean Adventures Peru also offers cultural experiences in the Peruvian countryside, giving you the chance to experience the authentic Peru. Some of these activities include the visiting of local communities, participate in their everyday activities and experience the

Waqra Pucara, a pre-colombian fortress temple.

Waqra Pukara – a little known Inca ruin

Waqrapukara or Huajcrapukara, is an archaeological site located at 4,104 m.a.s.l. in the District of Acos, Province of Acomayo, Department of Cusco. It is strategically located joining the Apurimac valley and the Pomacanchi plateau, it is a cultural landscape with

Vinicunca Tours - The Rainbow Mountain / Andean Adventures Peru

Cusco’s Rainbow Mountain’s

Cusco harbors, besides the beautiful Andean countryside with its archaeological treatures, many natural attractions. Two quite recently added attractions are the two Rainbow Mountain’s located in the province of Cusco. While the better known Vinicunca “Rainbow Mountain” is visited daily

Sea lions lying on the rocks

Swim with sea lions off Peru’s Pacific coast!

The meeting of the cold Humboldt ocean current with the warm El Niño current off its desert coast, makes Peru’s seas among the most fertile in the world. From the plankton at the bottom of the Pacific Ocean food chain

Taking photo's Salkantay Chilca Trek to Machu Picchu

Family vacations in Peru: so much to see and do!

While Peru may not seem like the obvious choice for a family vacation when viewed from afar, it is actually the perfect place to travel as a family, and a varied and fascinating destination guaranteed to leave both adults and

View of the Red Valley

Off the beaten path

Experience authentic Peru away from the crowds Peru is an ideal destination for those who love nature, adventure and authenticity. However, the development of the tourism industry in the country has unfortunately led to massification. Popular sites have become slightly

Taking a photo of Machu Picchu with a mobile phone.

What to pack for your trip to Peru?

Let’s assume you have booked a trip through Peru, from the marvelous ruins of Machu Picchu to the astonishing shores of Titicaca Lake. You can’t wait to admire the fantastic Rainbow Mountain and observe caimans and tropical birds in the

Tourist walking alongside Llamas transporting luggage

Top destinations in Peru to discover with kids!

Rated as one of the safest countries in Latin America, Peru is an ideal destination for your family vacations. The exotic wildlife, together with some of the world’s most popular attractions, will capture the imagination of your kids. Get ready