Route for 3 to 4 weeks Peru

I visited Peru during my three months travel through South America. After Bolivia I went to Peru and visited Ecuador thereafter. See below my route suggestion and other option. I found it very easy to travel in Peru; tour operators everywhere and transport via large buses and direct to the next destination in Ecuador and coming from Bolivia. So no … Read More

Tips before you travel to Peru

Before you travel to Peru make sure you are well prepared. See here my tips and inspirations that will help you to plan your holiday. Visa As a Dutch citizen we don’t need to request a Visa, we get one in our passport for 90 days, within any 6 month period when we arrive in the country. You have to … Read More

Surfing and Beach Time Máncora Area

The north coast of Peru is known for the surf and Máncora is the perfect spot to chill, party and from there discover more of the Peruvian coast. In this part of Peru you will find the more tropical and sunny feeling than anywhere else. You will find resorts here but also cheap party hostels. The places around Máncora are … Read More

Surfing Huanchaco Area

I was already traveling some time now, two months on the way and for this beach girl it was time to head back to the beach again. My last beach time was in Chile (Arica) although Lake Titicaca felt like the ocean too but was a big lake. Huanchaco is a popular holiday town in the city of Trujillo and … Read More

Miraflores Lima & Central Restaurant

Lima is the largest city in Peru and the second-driest capital city in the world! In the Lima metropolitan area live more than 9 million people and is the third largest city in South America. Its located in the middle of a desert with high coastal cliffs overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Lima was founded in 1535 under Spanish regime but … Read More

The Sacred Valley

The Sacred Valley of the Incas or the Urubamba Valley is a valley in the Andes of Peru; 20 km north of the Inca capital of Cusco. In this valley you can find other archaeological sites and villages next to the most known site Machu Picchu. The Sacred valley is very fertile and irrigated by the Urubamba River. Several civilization … Read More

Inca City of Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu is one of the seven wonders of the world. The Lost City is surrounded by green tropical vegetation and steep mountain ranges, this 15th century Inca Citadel of Machu Picchu meets every expectation. This 2,430 meter high Inca city is spectacular; the Spanish didn’t even discovered and conquered it and was only discovered in 1911 by the American … Read More

Cusco Capital of the Incas

Cusco is the archaeological capital of the Americas, gateway to Machu Picchu, Spanish influenced cathedrals, Inca temples, cobblestone streets and traditional Andean women. The atmosphere in Cusco is very pleasant, despite the many tourist it still feels comfortable and relaxed. You can feel and see the rich history of this Inca capital and not only in Cusco but in the … Read More

Lake Titicaca and Puno

Lake Titicaca is the largest highest lake in the world; 3.812 meters! The lake doesn’t look like a lake more like an ocean with even small waves! It is located in the Andes on the border of Bolivia and Peru and is the largest lake in South America. They found ruins of underwater temples of 1.500 years old. In and … Read More