Huayna Picchu

Those visiting Machu Picchu and are willing to make an extra hike should definitely pre-plan and book a ticket to climb Huayna Picchu (they limit daily visitors to 400). This is the peak that one often sees in the pictures of Machu Picchu, hence climbing it allows you to view Machu Picchu from the other …

Salt Flats Amidst the Andes

On the way to Machu Picchu, almost every traveller stops at the Sacred Valley for a few hours or days. Here one should make it a point to visit Maras & Moray, which give you a chance to experience symmetrical terraced platforms just like the Incas left it and the Maras salt flats atop 9,000 …

Potatoes Potate in Thousands

When is Peru one is sure to encounter potatoes in any kind of food they wish to eat. A majority of Peruvian dishes are based on potatoes, quinoa and corn – reason being, Peru has cultivated over 5,000 varieties of potatoes over the years. The varied landscapes across Peru allows it to grown these various …

Llama-land

Spotting a llama in Peru is as easy as spotting a kangaroo in Australia- they are everywhere. During your trip to Peru, make it a point to visit a llama farm where llamas are developed for their wool. These farms will often show you the process of converting the wool from the skin of the …