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Our Pick of the Most Instagrammable Places in Peru These days, a lot of us pick our travel destinations – at least in part – on how “Instagram worthy” they are. If you’re an Instagram traveller, then Peru should definitely be on your list! Peru is one of the most instagrammable places in South America,...
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Comfort Camping
What is Comfort Camping Long before we heard the term “glamping” even existed, we at Apus Peru innovated a Comfort Camping option so that folks could relax in comfort after a long, hard day of trekking. We include such amenities as a real camp bed, large tents for extra comfort, and even portable hot showers...
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Welcome to this week’s edition of the Apus Peru FOCUS – Things to do in Cusco, Peru This series is a collection of travel tips and stories shared by other bloggers and traveler’s around the web.
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Sacred Valley Peru
Nestled into a hillside alongside the roaring Urubamba River and with the craggy mountains of the Sacred Valley as a backdrop, the Belmond Rio Sagrado property is beautifully placed for those looking for a serene getaway, located halfway between Machu Picchu and Cusco.     Rio Sagrado means ‘Sacred River’ in Spanish and the connection...
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Apus Peru  strives to be the kind of company that takes our responsibilities to the communities of Peru seriously. We feel that it is equally important that our hosts, whose home this is, benefit from our presence on their “turf,” as that visitors enjoy their time in this unique and vibrant country! We believe in...
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With this week being the annual registration period for licenced Inca Trail operators, we thought we could offer a little advice when choosing who to trek with. 1. Not all agencies are licensed tour operators: There are two types of companies that will sell you an Inca trail package: registered tour operators and middle men...
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by Diana Untermeyer author, Qatar: Sand, Sea and Sky Qatar: Sand, Sea and Sky My favorite kind of trips are those that leave me hungering for more. Our trip to Peru facilitated by Apus Peru and guided by Arturo Mantilla was just such a trip — visually, intellectually, and gastronomically. I’ve wanted to visit Machu...
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Delicious chicharrones (deep fried hunks of succulent pork), served on a bed of Andean accompaniments such as ‘choclo’ (huge niblets of Corn), red onion, mint and locally grown potatoes. Associated with many traditional events throughout the year such as Corpus Cristi, Inti Raymi and Qollor’iti around the Cusco region, not seizing the opportunity to try this...
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If you’ve had your share of Peruvian food and are looking for a different ethnicity, try the fabulous Japanese restaurant Kintaro only one block from the main plaza. The dining room is open and elegantly decorated, and the food is served on Asian-style wooden planks. The sushi menu here includes bizarre combinations like the bacon...
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My name is Matt, I work as a Travel Consultant for Apus Peru. I’d like to introduce myself as a new and regular blogger to report first-hand information on some of the Apus Peru treks and to obtain up-to-date relative trip information and experiences of the treks associated with Apus Peru. I am absolutely mad...
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