The Smurfs house in Pampichiri, AndahuaylasThe House of Smurfs is also known as the Village of the Andean Goblins, it is located within a stone forest created by the eruption of the Sotaya and Qarwarasu volcanoes. The surroundings are picturesque because of the typical landscape of the Peruvian highlands.
Nazca: discovery of 143 new linesA study lasted more than 10 years, led by Professor Masato Sakai, brought to light these new figures, dated between 100 BC and 300 AD.
Grape Harvest FestivalEvery year, during the month of March, Ica’s undisputed attraction in is the grape harvest. Travelers from all over the world come to discover the fascinating ritual of crushing grapes with bare feet.
Summer in Peru: Trip to Machu Picchu July-August 2020
If you are already thinking about the next destination for your journey in summer 2020, the trip to Machu Picchu in Peru is awaiting.
What's better than taking a trip to Machu Picchu during summer 2020?
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Queshuachaka BridgeThe Queshuachaka bridge is one of the most popular attractions located in the province of Canas (3,700 m asl), three hours from Cusco. What is its popularity due to? It is the last Inca suspension bridge over the Apurímac River that has survived to modernity. It is made of a woven vegetable fiber called ichu. Every year the inhabitants of the local communities of Perccaro, Huinchiri, Ccollana and Qqewe renew its structure. The reconstruction of the bridge includes a ritual that lasts four days starting with an ancestral ceremony dedicated to the Apu Quinsallallawi. The second and third day the skeleton is dismantled and then rebuilt, while the last day is dedicated to the festivities. The Queshuachaka bridge, 28 m long and 1.20 m wide, has been declared Intangible Cultural Heritage by UNESCO: one of the many unmissable Inca works that Peru has to offer.
Christmas in Machu PicchuWhat could be more magical than spending a Christmas immersed in the breath-taking beauty of Peru?
A Christmas trip to Peru is a perfect combination of ancestral culture and the distinctive flavours that characterize the country's famous cuisine.
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Vinicunca Rainbow Mountain and Palcoyo Rainbow MountainDuring your trip to Peru you cannot miss a visit to the Rainbow Mountains. Every day thousands of visitors arrive at the foot of the Vinicunca Mountain, which has now become one of the main attractions in the country. Tourists of all nationalities brave high altitudes and harsh temperatures in order to admire the splendid colors that have made it famous throughout the world. Not everyone knows that there are other rainbow mountains that make up the Palcoyo range. But how do you choose which is the right one for you?
Peru Classic Tour: August 2019If you are planning to choose a magical destination for your next trip then booking a tour organized in Peru is for you! Perú Inside Out will let you discover the secrets of the ancient Inca civilizations, taste the many typical dishes of the renowned Peruvian cuisine and admire the beautiful landscapes that Peru has to offer. You will have the chance to make these experiences with our Machu Picchu Classic Tour: 13 days full of incredible discoveries! The tour takes you to wonderful destinations including the landscapes of the Colca Canyon, Lake Titicaca and the Ballestas Islands, the secrets of the Nazca Lines and the culture of the cities of Cusco and Lima. Obviously you can not miss the visit to Machu Picchu, one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World!
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Machu Picchu Classic Tour: August 2019If you have always dreamt of visiting Peru and getting to know its awsome beauties, the Peru Classic Tour is for you. A 15-day tour that will allow you not only to visit the main places of interest in the country, but also to know its history and the populations that have influenced and that still influence Peru. You will have the opportunity to visit the ancient Inca ruins, from the Sacred Valley to the wonder of the modern world: Machu Picchu. You can sail on Titicaca, the highest navigable lake in the world, and see its famous floating islands made of totora reeds. The tour will touch the three main Peruvian cities: Lima, Arequipa and Cusco. Unmissable stops at the Colca Canyon and the Ballestas Islands, also known as the Peruvian Galapagos. Our Peru Classic Tour - Travel to Machu Picchu was put together by our team with great care, choosing best accommodation and restaurants. The best time to visit this wonderful country? August, no doubt! Why not book today the trip that will make your 2019 unforgettable?
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The Dakar Rally 2019 Route Makes History In PeruFor the first time in the Dakar Rally’s history, the Rally will be held solely in Peru. This off-road endurance 2019 event will comprise ten stages over a 5,000 km route, 70% of which is sand and dunes. The rally will begin in Lima on January 6 and is scheduled to finish in Peru's capital on January 17.
67 bikes and quads, 126 cars and 41 trucks will participate in the famous rally which has been a massive event, attracting huge crowds, since its inception in 1979.
It is an exciting international event for Peru and is bound to attract major tourist attention. If you are heading to Peru for this event or are going to be in Lima, Pisco or Arequipa during the Dakar Rally in January 2019, you might want to book your accommodation early.
As there are many sights in and around these areas, you could easily combine the Dakar racing with a tour of Peru to take in the best of the desert landscape. If you would like more information on must-see destinations in and around Arequipa, Lima or Pisco, contact Perú InsideOut for more details.
Machu Picchu and the new rules: all you need to knowMachu Picchu is without any doubt one of the most beautiful places, and one of the Seven Wonders of the World. The ancient Inca city is famous for the dominant nature as well as for the architecture, not easy to replicate even with modern tools. Its peculiarity causes several theories about its construction everyday , making it one of the greatest mysteries of the history.
For preserving the uniqueness of this world heritage, from 1st of January 2019, the access rules are modified from “el Ministerio de Cultura” of Cusco. First of all, visitors can’t stay beyond 4 hours in the site. Visits are divided in two shifts: the first one from 06:00 to 12:00; the second one from 12:00 to 17:00. Even Intiwatana pyramid, Sun temple and Condor temple have defined hours: the pyramid from 07:00 to 10:00; the Sun temple from 10:00 to 13:00; the Condor temple from 13:00 to 16:00. Finally, tickets have to be bought in advance and indicating entry hours.
The main goal is regulate increasing tourists flows in the site.
News on the visits to the Maras SalinerasThe Maras Salineras S.A. Company has informed with an official statement sent to all institutions and tour operators that from June 15th it is forbidden to enter the Mara Salinera Wells, for health reasons, because the natural product is consumed throughout the country and all over the world.
They have stated that polluting agents have been found in the Wells.
They also indicate that the accesses will be regulated in order to provide a better flow of tourists.
The Maras district is located an hour and a half from the Imperial city of Cuzco and is part of the most famous tourist circuit in Peru, the Sacred Valley of the Incas where the famous Salineras de Maras can be found alongside thousands of little wells.
This is where the famous Mara Salineras is located: miles of small wells excavated on the mountainsides, filled with water that leaves salt at the bottom when it evaporates.
Depending on the hour of the day, incredible hues can be admired. A unique experience that is a must.
Rainbow Mountain Trek PalcoyoA new adventure to realize!!
The spectacular landscapes offered by the city of Cusco – The Palcoyo mountain range has 3 mountains famous for their 7 colors that resemble the famous Vinicunca Mountain. During this tour you will be able to admire huge rocky peaks that resemble a geological labyrinth.
Vinicunca was the first Rainbow Mountain to become a sought-after tourist attraction in Cusco, with thousands of tourists trekking through its colorful lands every day for approximately 4 hours and considerable slopes. Palcoyo, has recently become the most popular alternative because the trekking is only an hour and half and with a relatively flat stretch, which makes it suitable for families. It is attractive not only because of it is similar to Vinicunca, but also for its incredible landscape of great interest to travelers and tourists around the world. Ochres, reds, whites and blues emanate from the earth generating a spectacular effects and Peru Inside Out gives you the opportunity to savour this great adventure.