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

Choquequirao ruins from above

Choquequirao: the “other” Machu Picchu

The city of Choquequirao are located at 2,987 meters (9,800 feet) above sea level in a remote corner of the Peruvian Andes. A visit to these ancient of ruins means that you are in for a real adventure. Unlike its neighbor Machu Picchu,

Camping Salkantay via Chillca

10 simple tips to make your camping greener

For those of you who love camping, there is bad news: even camping does have an impact on the environment! The good news is that you have opted for one of the greenest traveling option. However, even when you don’t

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

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

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

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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