Peru

Post Covid Family Travel

The Coronavirus pandemic has brought travel to a standstill and many families had to put their travel plans on hold. At the same time, lockdowns and social distancing measures have isolated us from our beloved ones. Even though no one knows how long COVID-19 will last, we are positive the situation will evolve in a positive way and travel swing back to normal in 2021. Here is why we think that now is the time to start planning a family vacation for post-covid times which will make up for time lost. … Read More

Experience Latin America from Home: Peru

Pierina lives in Puerto Maldonado, the gateway to Tambopata, the Peruvian Amazon Rainforest. She tells us how you can experience Peru and Tambopata while you cannot travel and even contribute to scientific research in the Amazon Rainforest from your home. … Read More

Machu Picchu Travel Guide

Machu Picchu is one of the new 7 Wonders of the World and one of the most amazing tourist attractions in South America. Here is everything you need to know to plan a trip to Machu Picchu. … Read More

Latin America’s Most Epic Treks

Are you looking for once-in-a-lifetime hiking experience in South America that is taking you away from the beaten path? Here is a list of the 5 most epic hikes of the region, compiled for passionate and experienced hikers looking for a real challenge. … Read More

Inca Trail Alternatives

Here are four alternatives to the classical Inca Trail that we especially recommend if your were planning to hike the Inca Trail and but did not manage to buy your permit on time. … Read More

A Typical Day in the Amazon Rainforest

We spent 4 days exploring Tambopata and discovering its amazing flora and fauna. If you wonder what happens during a typical day traveling in the rainforest below you can read in detail what we experienced during one of our days in Tambopata. … Read More

Hiking the Ausangate Trek

In May 2019 we hiked the 4 Day Ausangate & Rainbow Mountain Trek, an amazing and less-known route in the shadow of Ausangate Mountain that finishes with a visit of Rainbow Mountain. Our day by day journal will tell you how typically each day on this trail is spent and what to expect when joining a trekking adventure in Peru. … Read More

Peru’s Best Treks

Peru is a dream destination for Trekking! The most popular treks include the Inca Trail and Salkantay Trek as well as the Rainbow Mountain Trek. Besides these well-known routes there are alternatives that go off the beaten path like the Choquequirao and Ausangate Trek.
If you are struggling to find the right trek for you take a look at our trek comparison. … Read More

Travel Map and Destinations in Central & South America

First Time In Latin America

Are you planning a vacation to Latin America?
If due to the variety of options your are struggling to make a choice where to begin, our guide about the destinations we recommend to first-timers to Latin America is a helpful starting point. … Read More

Inca Trail Packing List

Do you plan to hike the Inca Trail or one of the alternative treks around Cusco?
We know that you want to start this once in a lifetime trek well-prepared and in order to support you with the preparations of your trip we have put together a Packing List of recommendable items to pack for your adventure. … Read More