Salkantay trek

Leaving only footprints

As part of all its trekking, hiking and camping activities, Andean Adventures Peru is fully committed to protecting the natural world. As highly experienced trekking outfitters and operators, at Andean Adventures Peru we take every precaution to ensure that our

Inti Raymi / Inca Festival of the Sun

Inti Raymi: Cusco’s Inca Festival of the Sun –June 24th

In addition to the architectural vestiges of its great Inca history, the magnificent colonial-era structures built by the Spanish, Machu Picchu and the Inca Trail, Cusco is also renowned for its living culture. These indigenous traditions reach their greatest expression

Coca Leaf / Andean Adventures Peru

Dealing with altitude sickness in Cusco

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

Citadel of Machu Picchu / Andean Adventures Peru

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

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,

Palccoyo - Rainbow Mountain / Andean Adventures Peru

Palccoyo: Cusco’s other rainbow mountain

Visited by fewer travelers than the better known Vinicunca Mountain, this spectacular geological feature is just a three-hour drive from Cusco. Cusco, May 28th 2018: While the better known Vinicunca “rainbow mountain” is visited daily by many hundreds of travelers

Huchuy Qosqo Trek - Carriers / Andean travel Peru

Travel responsibly… Travel with Andean Adventures Peru

As one of Cusco’s longest established travel companies, we are committed to protecting Peru’s cultural and natural heritage through responsible tourism Cusco, May 21th 2018: At the beginning of this year, the New York based World Monuments Fund published its

Peruvian Museums / Andean Adventures Peru

Lima’s Museums

Travelers spending one or two days in Lima before or after visiting other parts of Peru should not miss the chance to visit some of the capital’s excellent museums. Cusco, May 17th 2018: The capital of Peru is home to

Cusco Corpus Christi - San Sebastian / Andean Adventures Peru

Corpus Christi processions in Cusco

Peru’s archaeological capital is the setting for one of the country’s most magnificent religious festivities Cusco, May 15th 2018: The lavish celebrations held in Cusco to mark Corpus Christi, a moveable feast day held each year nine weeks after Holy

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“Spring” in the Andes

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 and May, what should be autumn in the southern hemisphere actually brings delightful spring-like conditions

Cusco Festivities - Qoylluriti / Andean Adventures Peru

Qoylloriti – The Snow Star Festival

Taking place in a valley southeast of Cusco, each year this festivity attracts tens of thousands of devotees… Cusco, May 9th 2018: Held this year in late May, the festival of Qoylloriti is a celebration which brings together in the