The Tunchi

According to the popular beliefs from the jungle of Peru, the Tunchi is a lost spirit of someone who died in the jungle, who is damned to wander around the depths of the jungle and the darkness of the night. Is said that the Tunchi follows the same path they did [...]

Full Adrenaline in the Heart of the Sacred Valley

Can you imagine flying through the Sacred Valley of the Incas? If this is your dream then you should know that a canopy system has been opened so that you can have an unforgettable adventure on this fascinating destination. The zip line has 6 lines or cables which [...]

The Sacred Valley of the Incas

If you love nature or adventure sports, there is one place on your visit to Cusco that you cannot miss: the Sacred Valley of the Incas, through which the River Vilcanota runs (downstream its name changes to Urubamba or Willcamayu), between the villages of Pisac and [...]

The Sacred city of Caral

Declared as World Heritage by the UNESCO committee, the Sacred City of Caral stand out due to its complex architecture, its organization and its age. Is located on the Supe Valley, 200 kilometers (125 miles) north of Lima. It was also called the “City of Pyramids”, [...]

Oxapampa – The Biosphere Reserve

Located on the Pasco department, rises a land where the Yanesha, Ashaninka and German colonist cultures come together. A place with a great variety of orchids and over 120 species of birds and curious creatures that get lost and mixed with the beauty of the [...]

The Yacuruna

The Yacuruna is a mythical god from the deep ends of the amazonian rivers and lakes. It kidnaps beautiful native women drowning them in pleasure, turning itself into a beautiful man that takes them to his place on the deep waters so that they never come back. [...]

Whale Watching at the north of Peru

On August 1st the hunchback whale season started on the beaches at the north of Peru, which will officially finish by October. It has been estimated that this year around a 1000 whales will arrive to the Peruvian coast, and so the jumps and flips of these [...]

For that altitude sickness

On a previous post we gave you some tips to be taken in consideration before visiting a place in altitude, now we are bringing you some additional recommendations that will help you while visiting some of Peru’s destinations in altitude. Is is well known that [...]

Places to Discover – Pisaq

Located 33km (20.5 miles) from Cusco city, and at the entrance of the Sacred Valley, you will find the town of Pisaq, usually known by its artisan fairs. However, Pisaq also has one of the most beautiful and important archaeological complexes of the valley, a place [...]

Paragliding in Lima

In addition to its classic tours oriented to show its colonial architecture, Lima also has to offer some recreational activities that don’t take a lot of time. Among them is common to find the tandem paragliding. There are two main landing zones in Lima: the [...]

The Runamula

Tells the legend of the amazonian mythology that the Runamula is a monstrous creature, half woman and half horse, that was transformed as punishments for having an affair with a member of the church. Due to some strange spell, the woman was turned into a goblin [...]