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The Blogger Experience was created by Travel Tour Group as your peru travel guide,  a place where you can discover the real Peru,  South America.  We want to invite you to the authentic world of Peru, to uncover what really goes on behind the scenes,  you will find everything you need to know, for your travels, including food, videos, photography—anything worth sharing, really. We aim is to deliver the raw beauty that can normally only be seen up close.

Real Felipe, one of the most important fortresses in America

23 September 2022
Real Felipe, one of the most important fortresses in America

At the time, it was the main bastion that Callao had to avoid the onslaught of foreign criminals. Corsairs, looters and pirates tried to enter Peru through the main port of the country, but saw their plans truncated after coming across the imposing Real Felipe Fortress, the largest construction built by the Spanish domain in Latin America.

 

This military building was the Peruvian shield against the attacks that came from ...
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Ancash: The mirror between two mountain ranges

09 September 2022
Ancash: The mirror between two mountain ranges

Guarded by the Black and White mountain ranges, Áncash is the right place to connect with the Peruvian Andes and its ancient history. In this region to the north of Lima, mountaineering and trekking lovers will enjoy like nowhere else on earth: here is the mythical Callejón de Huaylas and it is where you find the beautiful Llanganuco Lagoon; we are talking about the cradle of the Chavín culture ...
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Antioquia: The town that seems to be taken from a fairy tale

26 August 2022
Antioquia: The town that seems to be taken from a fairy tale

Antioquia, also known as the Holy Spirit town, is only 70 km from Lima. Walking through its streets is like entering a story, as they are decorated with angels, flowers and animals, as if it were 'the largest altarpiece in the world'.

 

From here, hikers can follow part of the Inca Trail or Qhapaq Ñan, which linked the main Inca administrative centers along the Lurín River.

 

This magical city is also ...
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Let's go to Choquequirao, known as the sister city of Machupicchu!

09 August 2022
Let's go to Choquequirao, known as the sister city of Machupicchu!

Choquequirao, known as "Cuna de Oro" in Quechua, was a ceremonial center of the Inca nobility, which served as a refuge for Túpac Amaru I before the arrival of the Spanish in the 15th century (Burga, 2008). It is located in Santa Teresa, Concepción, Cusco, and is called "the sister city of Machu Picchu" for its great similarity and the majesty that is perceived in both monuments. Although this ...
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Machu Picchu and Inca Trail Closing

13 July 2022
Machu Picchu and Inca Trail Closing

Machu Picchu is closing 2022? Yes. Its true, this closing is generate for the Coronavirus epidemic.

 

The Martin Vizcarra president´s published the closing all tourist circuit around to Peru. The most popular tourist sites was open in the 2020. But March and April were closed to protection to travellers and tour operator. In Peru is starting the outbreak of the Coronavirus.

 

Machu Picchu, Nazca, Lake Titicaca, ...
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Top rated adventure tours in Argentina

13 July 2022
Top rated adventure tours in Argentina

Argentina -  it`s a beautifull country well known for its meat; indeed you can find good restaurants with greats "Asados" in every place,  the Tango, this sensual dance very famous around the world, but with base in Buenos Aires with excellent tango shows, its great wines in Cuyo region; famous also around the globe, awesome landscape such as the Cordillera de Los Andes, Patagonia with ...
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The Andean Condor, beauty and majesty on the sky

24 December 2021
The Andean Condor, beauty and majesty on the sky

The Andean condor is a huge bird that is among the largest in the world capable of flight. Given its heavy weight (up to 15 kilograms), even its massive wingspan (3 meters) needs some help to keep it aloft. For this reason, these birds prefer to live in windy areas, where they can glide on air currents without great effort. Andean condors live in mountainous areas, as their name ...
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Inca Trail Trek - Porters Working

13 April 2020
Inca Trail Trek - Porters Working

Every year, thousands of people do the Inca Trail. They usually complete the 43-km trail in 4 days. For most of them, the trip is their lifetime experience and fulfillment of their personal ambitions. The satisfaction of having completed the trek and visiting the spectacular Incan city of Machu Picchu is hard to beat. Although, this feeling is even better if you know that all porters helping you along ...
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Non-Stop! South America Coronavirus

31 March 2020
Non-Stop! South America Coronavirus

Non-Stop! The Coronavirus (COVID-19) arrived  to the South America and the presidents closed the countries and they did not permit to arrive any international flights from Europe, Asia and North America. The Latinos people are in quarantine and the tourist attractions are closed during the quarantine. The South America Tour operators were closed the operations in the countries such as Peru, Argentina, ...
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Machu Picchu travel tours

22 May 2018
Machu Picchu travel tours

Machu Picchu (Old Mountain) is the site of an ancient Inca city, in the Andes of Peru. Located at 2,430 meters (8,000 feet), this UNESCO World Heritage Site is often referred to as "The Lost City of the Incas", it is one of the best-known symbols of the ancient Inca Empire, and is one of the famous and spectacular ruins in the world. In addition, it is ...
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Best travel photos of all time

19 May 2018
Best travel photos of all time

Anyone can take photos today but we tell you how to improve your travel photographs by following the steps, making your trip an unforgettable memorie captured in spectacular pictures. As you prepare your luggage and planes for your next adventure, whether it's a weekend getaway to a new city or a long trip to a distant country, you're sure to wonder what that experience will be like. Being able ...
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Peruvian adventure tours

08 May 2018
Peruvian adventure tours

Adventure lovers will find the Andes ideal for trekking, camping and mountain climbing. The mountain range is surrounded by more than 15,000 lakes, snow-capped mountains: peaks over 6000 meters. The deepest canyons in the world, bucolic valleys and picturesque villages. The Andes Mountains offer unprecedented opportunities: white-water rafting, excellent mountain biking trails and wind gusts for hang-gliding and paragliding fans. The beaches along the coast are ideal ...
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CUSCO THE NAVEL OF THE WORLD

13 April 2018
CUSCO THE NAVEL OF THE WORLD

Cusco is the most visited tourist destination in Peru. Qosqo, in the Quechua language means "navel of the world" and was the city of the Incas before the arrival of the Spaniards, in 1533. Due to its cultural and historical greatness, it was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1983. Also known as the "Rome of America" ​​for its architectural heritage, the Peruvian city is a ...
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Galapagos and Ecuador

17 March 2016
Galapagos and Ecuador

Galápagos/Ecuador

Despite its diminutive size, Ecuador has some of the world's most varied geography. The country can be divided into three regions: the Andes form the backbone of Ecuador; the coastal lowlands lie west of the  mountains; and the Oriente, to the east, comprises the jungles of the Oriente, to the upper amazon Basin. In only 200km, as the condor flies, you can climb from the coast to snowcaps, over ...
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The difference between Inca Trail and Alternatives

10 March 2016
The difference between Inca Trail and Alternatives

Many customers have asked us about the differences between the Classic Inca Trail and the Inca Trail Alternatives to Machu Picchu. Well, choosing the right trek might be difficult so we have stated below a list of various factors that might help you deciding

 

CLASSIC INCA TRAIL

Machu Picchu Explorer

08 March 2016
Machu Picchu Explorer

Everyone must go through the main entrance to have their ticket stamped.those arriving from the inca trail enter the park via a path leading past the guardhouse, away from the main antrance but they must exit the park, then enter again through the ticket booth. From there you work your way up through the agricultural areas and to the urban sectors.

There are almost no sings inside to explain what ...
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Hiking the Inca Trail

30 October 2015
Hiking the Inca Trail

Inca Trail

The most famous trek in South America, this four-day trail to Machu Picchu is walked by thousands of backpackers every year. Although the total distance is only 33km, the ancient trail laid by the Incas winds its way up,down and around the mountains, snaking over three high passes en route. The views of snowy peaks and cloud forest can be stupendous,and walking from one ...
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Best Peru Tours

27 October 2015
Best Peru Tours

Machu Picchu

No matter how you get there or just how many tourists are visiting, Machu Picchu, the fortress city of the Incas, in still mankind's most incredible creations.

 

Lima's restaurants

Experience a culinary revolution taking place that is sure to change the way we look at food in all of the Americas, Head to a fine-dining restaurant ...
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Machu Picchu & Inca Trail

24 July 2015
Machu Picchu & Inca Trail

Inca Trail Trek

Part of the network of Inca roads, it is one of the most important trekking routes in South America.

 

Numerous ravines and water courses can be seen en route, created by glacial action. Walkers will also see 12 archaeological monuments, including Qoriwayrachina, Patallaqta,Runkuraqay, Sayaqmarca, Puyupatamarca, Intipinku,Intipata and Wiñayhuayna.

 

 

 

 

Machu Picchu Historic Santuary

Location:110 kilometres north east of Cusco (four hours by train). 

An impressive Inca citadel buil on a mountain, rich ...
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Peru Travel and Tours

13 March 2015
Peru Travel and Tours

Peru is a country of vast diversity in climate, landscapes and cultures. From the high glaciar areas and the Andean mountains, lush valleys, beautiful coastal regions, amazing desert landscapes and of course the vast Amazon Jungle.

There are an almost limitless variety of activites to do in Peru. Trekking in some of the best places in the world. for example The Classic Inca Trail, Salkantay Trek or Lares Trek. Rafting ...
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Backpacking Machu Picchu

06 March 2015
Backpacking Machu Picchu

Peru is a huge country involving many climates and micro-climates as it covers territory from the equatorial zone, coastal areas, mountain ranges as well as the Amazon Rainforest that represents 1/3 of the whole country!! Apart of this geographical richness, there can be found a huge number of monuments of pre-Colombian civilizations such as the adobe city of Chan Chan (the Chimu civilization), the Huaca del Sol ...
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Peru Activities and Sport

25 February 2015
Peru Activities and Sport

Not many countries can compete with Peru when it comes to bio-diversity and beauty, which is why it is the perfect place for ecotourism, hiking, trekking, biking, river-rafting, paragliding, sport fishing, rock climbing, sandboarding, etc Peru is endowed with far reaching regions of wild and rural nature, including the highest tropical mountain range in the world, the Amazon rainforest and an ...
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Top Alternative Treks to Machu Picchu

20 February 2015
Top Alternative Treks to Machu Picchu

Lares Valley Trek

Hidden within the magnificent snow-capped Andes is a part of Peru where you have all appeal of the Inca Trail – magical mountain scenery and the legacy of the Incas – without the tourist crowds. An exceptional alternative to the busy Inca Trail, the Lares Valley trek is so far off the beaten track that it has changed ...
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Lares Trek And Machu Picchu

09 February 2015
Lares Trek And Machu Picchu

The Lares Trek: a calmer, three day alternate to the Inca Trail, no permits necessary

 

The Lares Valley is one of the most picturesque places in southern Cusco, home of many traditional weavers and farmers. The people of this area cultivate what they will eat and knit what they will wear. The Lares trek is moderately paced with sufficient time to appreciate the marvellous landscapes. This out-of-the-way and not often ...
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Peru Treks

09 February 2015
Peru Treks

Peru Treks -presents two types of trekking opportunities. Jungle trekking and mountain trekking. Jungle trekking. Tierras Vivas offers a variety of jungle tours and mountain trekking tours which folllows paths with beautiful flora and fauna, chances to interact with local communities and be surrounded by wonderful landscapes. Most of the trekking routes are walked on often by the locals though some of the popular paths are getting damaged. Please remember ...
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Inca Trail Regulations

09 February 2015
Inca Trail Regulations

Over the last decades, Peru has become a most popular travel destination. There are many great treks throughout Peru, but the Inca Trail is the most known. During the peak season of 2000, many campsites were crowded and the trail got polluted with rubbish. In early 2001, Peruvian government proposed to reduce number of trekkers on the trail to 500 per day. This figure roughly comprises 200 tourists and ...
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How to Book the Inca Trail

09 February 2015
How to Book the Inca Trail

Why to Hike the Inca Trail

The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu is an inseparable part of Top Ten lists of all trekkers since it is a unique path following perfectly preserved original Inca trail that ends with a visit of the stunning city of the Incas – Machu Picchu!!! After viewing it, you will not doubt anymore why it has been chosen as one of the New Seven Wonders ...
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Huayna Picchu and Machu Picchu

31 January 2015
Huayna Picchu and Machu Picchu

Only 2,500 people are allowed to enter Machu Picchu each day. The government website (http://www.machupicchu.gob.pe/) lists how many tickets are available for each day. Also, if you would like to climbing to Huayna Picchu mountain, must booking the ticket for Huayna Picchu in advance and there is an additional fee to USd 15 dollars to hike Huayna Picchu. There is a limit of only 400 permits for climbing Huayna ...
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