Far less traveled than the Inca Trail, this trek around sacred Ausangate mountain offers spectacular scenery, comfortable lodging, and opportunities to visit local communities.
On the way to the famous citadel, roadblocks and delays offer challenges, but also gifts – a connection with strangers, now friends, that the author met along the journey.
Jigar Ganatra visits an indigenous Amazonian community and learns how the ceremonial use of ayahuasca helps them tap into their creativity.
Andrés Brenner learns why the locals in Peru’s Sacred Valley choose to keep the ancient ways.
Listen to Episode 9 of The World Nomads Podcast. We chat about alternative treks to Machu Picchu, incredible surfing on the coast, and travel health in Peru.
English isn't widely spoken outside the tourist areas of Peru, so these Spanish words and phrases might come in handy.
This sparkling lake at the top of the world is rich with unique cultures and customs. Our insider Jessy shares one of his favorite areas of Peru.
Scorched sand dunes, ancient geoglyphs, and Pisco galore make this a uniquely unmissable part of Peru. Our insider Steph has the scoop.
Whether you’re a foodie, a thrill seeker, or a culture hound, our insider Caroline steers you to the best of the Southern Sierra.
Our insider Marisa guides you through 48 action-packed hours in the famed former capital of the Inca empire.
Peru's Amazon rainforest offers stunning biodiversity and an enormous range of adventures. Here’s how to navigate your choices.