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Chocolatadas
Apus Peru Giving Back to the Community Apus Peru loves giving back to the community. One of the ways we do this is our annual Christmas Chocolatada. We celebrate this Peruvian Christmas tradition every year, bringing Christmas treats and gifts to remote Andean villages. This year (2015), although the weather wasn’t perfect, our hot chocolate, festive...
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Chocolatada 2014
The Chocolatada: A Peruvian Christmas Tradition Christmas in Peru is full of fascinating cultural traditions, from paneton to the Santirantikuy to the Christmas Chocolatada. The Chocolatada in Peru is a wonderful way to spread Christmas cheer. Businesses and individuals bring cups of steaming hot chocolate, treats and gifts to those in need. For Apus Peru, the...
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We would like to share a review with you and a little anecdote from one of our clients while travelling with us on their Peruvian family adventure tour, Christmas 2014. We helped plan their bespoke ‘child friendly’ itinerary in which they spent time on the beach in Lima, went hiking in Chaullacocha, visited Maras Moray...
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I know I know… who wants to hear it? But you would be counting down if you had your Inca Trail permits!! Maybe Machu Picchu has always been on your ‘bucket list’? Well why not fulfil that dream this holiday? Submerse yourself in the fabulous Peruvian culture that celebrates Christmas with a mix of Catholic...
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Now that I have your attention, I would like to share something with you about Apus Peru. Not only are we adventure travel specialists but we also work locally and sustainably with community groups in rural, high Andean communities. We achieve this through our work with and support of our partner NGO Threads of Perú...
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Cusco’s Plaza de Armas is a picturesque centre of calm in an otherwise hustle bustle city. Stop, take a break, sit on one of the many benches and simply watch the passersby. Take in the surrounds beyond the city walls where tiny houses creep up the hillsides overlooked by Cusco´s ever watchful guardian, Cristo Blanco....
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Maybe Machu Picchu has always been on your ‘bucket list’? Well why not fulfil that dream and tick it off your list this Christmas holiday? Submerse yourself in the fabulous Peruvian culture that celebrates Christmas with a mix of Catholic and Andean beliefs. Apus Peru have carefully designed special Christmas itineraries and tour packages that...
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chocolatada 2011
Since 2008, Apus Peru and their partner organization Threads of Peru have hosted an annual chocolatada in the remote community of Chaullacocha, where many Apus Peru Inca Trail porters and their families live.  While Threads of Peru (and generous Apus Peru clients) host the event, Apus Peru staff  actually run it and it has a become...
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Apus Peru would like to take this opportunity to wish our clients, friends, suppliers and partners an enjoyable and fulfilling Christmas season. We would like to advise that we will be closed on the following dates, apart from clients that have pre-arranged appointments or are currently travelling in Peru and have a booking with us....
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Imagine telling your friends that you arrived at Machu Picchu on Christmas day! Apus Peru offers uniquely designed tours, so that you can delve into the rich Peruvian Christmas traditions, while also visiting Machu Picchu on Christmas –  a very special way to spend this 2012 vacation! “I try to think about what I would...
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