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ALTITUDE SICKNESS WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW Altitude sickness can affect anyone. Age, gender or what kind of shape you are in have no impact on whether you will be affected by altitude sickness. Most people who come to Cusco will experience a mild form of altitude sickness during their first 24-48 hours. These symptoms […]

Packing List for a Trip to Peru

Packing for international travel is never easy. We either pack everything and the kitchen sink and end up with 3 extra pairs of pants, or we pack too little and have to improvise by wearing the same pair of socks 4 days in a row. While everyone has different needs during travel, we have compiled […]

Altitude Sickness

ALTITUDE SICKNESS WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW Altitude sickness can affect anyone. Age, gender or what kind of shape you are in have no impact on whether you will be affected by altitude sickness. Most people who come to Cusco will experience a mild form of altitude sickness during their first 24-48 hours. These symptoms […]

Tips on Tipping

Tips on Tipping During a Tour or Trek We do not require our customers to tip. However, Peru is a tipping country and tips are customary for most services, including: private drivers, hotel staff, restaurants, etc. Tips are also common for the incredible people who make your tour/trek possible. For a day-tour around Cusco this […]

Hotel Recommendations – Cusco

Hotel Recommendations for Cusco If you’re coming to Peru to visit Machu Picchu you will start your journey in Cusco (Cuzco). Cusco (Coos-Ko) is located at 11,100ft. (3,400m) above sea level and was once the capital of the Inca Empire. It is now a beautiful, vibrant city that caters to millions of visitors from all […]

Restaurant Recommendations For Cusco

MAKE YOUR TIME IN CUSCO DELICIOUS If you are planning to visit Machu Picchu or a surrounding site, you will most likely end up staying in Cusco for a few days to acclimatize to the elevation and explore the great city to. It also happens to be a hotbed for incredible culinary experiences! We’ve compiled […]