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Vaccinated American Tourists Traveling to Peru

After three months of mass vaccination across the United States, more than 40% of Americans have received at least a shot of a COVID-19 vaccine. So, what does this mean for international travel? According to The Center for Disease Control and Prevention, once you have been fully vaccinated, you can calmly travel internationally as long as you continue to follow steps to protect yourself and others.

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A Masterpiece of Nature

The Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu is the habitat of an impressive number of animal species. With more than 32,592 hectares of beautiful landscapes, it is home to an enormous diversity of wildlife and plants. Up to 13 life zones can be found in Machu Picchu, making it the perfect environment for unique biodiversity. 

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Nature's Paradise

Peru is undoubtedly one of the world's best destinations for nature tourism. Home to many ecosystems, plants, and animals.

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How and when to go to Machu Picchu in 2021 [GUIDE]

Take a luxury train, trek through sacred mountains, or do a combination of both to get to Machu Picchu. Learn when is the best time to go.

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Alternative Tourism in Cusco in 2021

It is true that the Machu Picchu tourism machine is extremely influential as most people are ultimately here to visit this UNESCO wonder of the world. There is nothing wrong with this, but it is often a nice breath of fresh air to do something completely different than the Cusco ‘must see’ sites.
 

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Urubamba, the Sacred Valley of the Incas

Instead of grandiose pre-columbian architecture, Urubamba has a peaceful appeal, while remaining at the very heart of the Sacred Valley and some of its main attractions. 
 

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Ollantaytambo, the gateway to Machu Picchu

Of all the towns in Peru’s famous Sacred Valley of the Incas, Ollantaytambo is probably the best known, and rightly so. 
 

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Cusco day trips in 2021

With the closing of a strange 2020, we are all expecting a more predictable 2021 everywhere, including Cusco and its surroundings

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Why travel to Machu Picchu in 2021?

2021 may be the best time in a lifetime to visit Machu Picchu and the Inca Trail without the usual crowds for an authentic andean experience. 

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Trekking around Cusco and Machu Picchu in 2021

Peru is a global mecca for trekking, and Cusco lies at the very center of this. Hike to Machu Picchu on the Inca Trail, Salkantay, Lares or Choquequirao.

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What is traditional Andean food?

Traditional Andean Food from Peru is the result of hundreds of years of culinary exchanges between the Andean valleys and the rest of the world, resulting in Pachamanca, Olluquito con Charqui, Papa Rellena, and more. 

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Why should you go to Huayna Picchu?

Hike up Huayna Picchu's thrilling trail, visit the Temple of the Moon and take in unique views of Macchu Pichu from this towering peak. 

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Why Spend Two Nights at Machu Picchu?

It takes a great deal of effort for most visitors to arrive in the lost city of the Incas. The journey is not as simple as taking a direct vehicle or plane. So, why not make it count? We recommend staying 3 days / two nights at our wonderful hotel, Casa del Sol, in the city of Aguas Calientes and the gateway to Machu Picchu. 
 

 

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