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The Ultimate Guide to Cusco: Explore the Ancient Incan Capital

Our comprehensive guide to Cusco, the former Incan Empire includes information every traveler needs to know before visiting the famous Peruvian city, a gateway to Machu Picchu. Read tips on the best things to see and do in Cusco, tips on the best one-day and multi-day trips from Cusco, safety tips, advice on where to stay, what to pack, when to visit, how to get to Cusco and much more.

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Pisac Ruins and Pisac Market: A Day Trip from Cusco

Less than an hour from Cusco, when you enter Sacred Valley, lies the town of Pisac famous for the market and Pisac Ruins towering atop the hill. Read our guide on how to explore the Inca ruins, how to get from Cusco to Pisac, if it's better to travel independently or with a tour, how much things cost, and tips on how to best enjoy this popular one day trip Cusco.

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Humantay Lake Hike: The Perfect One-Day Trip from Cusco

Hiking to Humantay Lake is undoubtedly one of the best one-day trips you can do from Cusco, Peru. Read our guide on how to get to Laguna Humantay (with a tour or independently), how to deal with the altitude, what to pack and where to stay, so your the only task will be trekking the moderately-difficult hike and enjoying the incredible scenery.

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Everything You Need to Know Before Visiting Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu is the reason to get on the plane and visit Peru, and South America overall. Because visiting Machu Picchu should be the highlight of your travels, planning this trip can be stressful. We visited Machu Picchu twice, and in this post, we've covered every topic and every single thing you need to know before visiting this sacred place in the Peruvian mountains.

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A Perfect Guide to Hiking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

Hiking to Machu Picchu along the Inca Trail is the most traditional way how to get closer to one of the world's most iconic sites. Here's our guide where we share everything you need to know about trekking the classic Inca Trail and also about traveling with Alpaca Expeditions.

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Salkantay Trek: A Beautiful Hike to Machu Picchu, Peru

Can you imagine a better way how to reach iconic Machu Picchu, one of the world's wonders, than to hike to it? Salkantay Trek is one of the most popular hikes among travelers when in Cusco, Peru. Read the hiking guide about our experience with Alpaca Expeditions altogether with tips, advice and beautiful photos.

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Pacaya Samiria National Reserve: 7 Day Camping Adventure In The Amazon Jungle

Guide to Pacaya Samiria National Reserve. Read more about how to visit Amazon in Peru and how to travel there from Iquitos. We share useful tips and advice on how to enjoy one week in Peruvian Amazon. Take a trip to the jungle of mirrors with us.

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