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Train to Machu Picchu
If you’re considering a trip to Machu Picchu then one of the questions you probably have top of mind is “what is the best time of year to visit Machu Picchu”?   Well, wonder no more – Apus Peru is here to answer all your Peru travel questions! Including questions about visiting Machu Picchu. We...
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As we rang in the New Year in 2019, new rules went into effect for visiting Machu Picchu. Starting January 1st, 2019, the Peruvian Ministry of Culture will institute a policy of hourly entry times into Machu Picchu. What does this mean? All Machu Picchu entry tickets purchased in 2019 now come with a specific...
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Welcome to this week’s edition of the Apus Peru FOCUS – Things to do in Machu Picchu, Peru! This series is a collection of travel tips and stories shared by other bloggers and traveler’s around the web. We hope these tips and stories will inform and inspire you to visit Machu Picchu. If you have...
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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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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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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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By Ariana Svenson,  Originally published as a “BlueList” The complete guide to getting that perfect, different or enigmatic glimpse of these famous ruins!  An insiders look at many different angles of this fabulous city! The Classic shot It is said that travellers in Incan times had to undergo cleansing rituals at the Caretakers cottage before...
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by Isaiah Brookshire If there is one thing everyone wants to know about Machu Picchu, it is whether or not the famed ruins live up to their status as one of the wonders of the world. In my opinion, the answer is yes, with a few caveats. First of all, visitors to this ancient site...
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The judging of these photos has caused a good deal of discussion and a bit of healthy disagreement as we asked ourselves, “How do you judge a Photo competition?” At first we thought that perhaps we should call in a professional photographer to be our Judge, and they could look at things like photo composition,...
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This past week, Mick Jagger was in Peru, and spent several days in Cusco! While here, he stayed at Inkaterra´s La Casona, a beautiful hotel located in Plaza Nazarenes, and spent a day at Machu Picchu.  While small crowds of local and tourists gathered when he was spotted around town shopping or dining, it was...
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