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Lonely Planet - Destination Peru
Peruvian Graffiti Up to date current affairs web site in English. Excellent background reading and introduction to Peru.
South American Explorers A non-profit making club for travellers to South America with excellent club houses in Lima and Cusco
Qosqo, Inkas' Sacred Capital - a complete online book about the oldest living city in the Americas.
Culture of the Andes - cultural information about the highlands of South America including basic Quechua lessons, songs, photos and links
1000TravelTips - useful section on Peru
Machu Picchu Library - good collection of links to Machu Picchu maintained to promote conservation and preservation within the Sanctuary
Ecuador Explorer - If you are planning on combining a trip to Peru and Ecuador then this site has everything you need about our neighbouring country.
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UK Tour Operators
- Established in 1979. Guerba provide high quality tours to destinations in
Latin America. Their tours are usually between one and four weeks in duration,
although they offer longer tours of up to four months.
Exodus - Over 25 years experience operating adventure holidays throughout the world, Exodus offers several tours to Peru as well as other countries such as Bolivia and Ecuador
Andean Trails - Andean Trails is a specialist tour operator, with small group treks and mountain biking expeditions in the remote wilderness of the South American Andes. Programmed departures and tailor made itineraries
Journey Latin America
Travel Bag Adventures
USA Tour Operators
Gap - Adventure tour operator with agents throughout the world. Small groups and locally owned accommodation their trip philosophy is about interacting with the community and being socially responsible
Andean Treks - Specialists in group trips and custom tours to Peru and several other South American countries. Good quality with over 25 years experience.
Wildland Adventures -Leading ecotourism outfitter, Wildland Adventures offers authentic explorations throughout Peru with extensions to Bolivia for travelers of small groups, families and individuals
Tropical Nature Travel - Tropical Nature is an owner in lodges of the Amazon Rain Forests in partnership with conservation organizations and local landowners
Adventure Life - Specialists in tours to Ecuador & Peru using local bilingual guides. The maximum group size is 12 persons
Adventures - Specializes in tours, treks and running adventures in Peru and
Myths and Mountains
Mountain Travel Sobek
Chilean airline Lan Chile own this company. As well as domestic flights they
also have some international flights. Member of One World Alliance so it should
be possible to purchase these flights through your local travel agent. Their web
site also allows online reservations and secure payments. Domestic flights
between the following major cities in Peru: Lima - Cusco (3 flights per day each
way), Lima - Arequipa (3 flights per day each way), Arequipa - Juliaca, Lake
Titicaca (2 flights per day each way), Cusco - Puerto Maldonado (1 flight per
day each way).
TACA www.taca.com Airline from Costa Rica. Operates international flights as well as one daily domestic flight each way between Lima and Cusco.
Aero Condor - Tours and flights over the Nasca lines. Package deals from Lima.
Flights from the US and Canada
Airlines with flights from the US and Canada
Air Canada www.aircanada.com
American Airlines www.aa.com
Continental Airlines www.continental.com
Delta Airlines www.delta.com
Lan Peru www.lanperu.com
United Airlines www.ual.com
STA Travel www.sta-travel.com
Flights from the UK
Airlines with flights from the UK
KLM www.klmuk.com (flights via Amsterdam)
Iberia www.iberia.com (flights via Madrid)
American Airlines www.aa.com (via USA)
Continental Airlines www.continental.com (via USA)
Delta Airlines www.delta.com (via USA)
United Airlines www.unitedairlines.co.uk (via USA)
Bridge the World www.bridgetheworld.com
STA Travel www.statravel.co.uk
Journey Latin America www.journeylatinamerica.co.uk
Flights from Australia and New Zealand
Airlines with flights from Australia and New Zealand
Aerolineas Argentinas www.aerolineas.com.au
Air New Zealand www.airnz.com
Lan Chile www.lanchile.com
Quantas www.quantas.com.au (Australia) or www.quantas.co.nz (New Zealand)
United Airlines www.unitedairlines.com.au (Australia) or www.unitedairlines.co.nz (New Zealand)
Budget Travel www.budgettravel.co.nz (New Zealand)
Flight Centre www.flightcentre.com.au (Australia) or www.flightcentre.co.nz (New Zealand)
STA Travel www.statravel.com.au (Australia) or www.statravel.co.nz (New Zealand)
Trailfinders www.trailfinders.com.au (Australia)
Non Governmental Organisations NGO's and Voluntary Work
South American Explorers: The South American Explorers is a non-profit organization supported almost entirely through the contributions of its members. The organization seeks to aid educational and scientific projects, to sponsor expeditions, to promote worthy community service organizations and activities, and to awaken greater interest in and appreciation of Latin America.
David Metraux Travels in Peru - Brief one page travelogue of David's travels through Peru including some great photos.
Inca Trail Porter Photo Journal - Photos and short travelogue of a porter's life on the Inca Trail from the BBC website
A Stylish French Restaurant in a Tiny Peruvian Village - Gerald Schwartz from Canada reviews the Indio Feliz restaurant in Aguas Calientes
Protect your Money - useful travel tips from Thomas Carroll
Rafting the Amazon - a ten part adventure story with photos. Charles Brennick builds a raft and takes to the white water from Pucallpa to Iquitos
Walking the Fine Line - Craig Guillot experiences the turbulent city of Cusco (with photos)
Squidging around on the floating reed islands - Mark Burvill visits the uros Islands in Lake Titicaca
Inca Trail to Machu Picchu - a travel account by Tanya Prather
When You Wish Upon a Star, Altitude Sickness Will Flee Far - a remedy for altitude sickness on the Inca Trail by Erik Trinidad
Inca Trail 1998 - Stuart Humphries takes a group trek along the 4 day trail to Machu Picchu
A. Albers Visions of Heaven – Peru, the Mystical Journey - Visit Cusco, hike the Inca Trail into Macchu Pichu, and float on Lake Titicaca.
Andrys Basten - Peru Photos, Destination: Machu Picchu - Photos of Peru - Machu Picchu, Arequipa, Colca Canyon, Cusco, Lake Titicaca, Ollantaytambo, with APS Elph
Annette Solyst's travel page for Peru - Pictures and commentary from Peru.
Apurimac River - Peru - A short account of a three day rafting experience on the Apurimac River near Cusco, Peru.
Chris Goes to Peru - A discussion of Lima, Cusco, and Machu Picchu - including 95 pictures!
Cuzco - Capital of the Incas, Machuu Pichuu - Trip report describing Cusco, the capital of the Incas; Machu Picchu,The Lost City; and surrounding ruins.
Ecoamazonia Travel Diary
GORP - Puncuyoc, Sacred Inca Sanctuary - Guide to the archaeological ruins of a lost Incan sanctuary hidden in the Puncuyoc range of the Andean mountains of Peru.
Images of Peru by Manuel F. Sousa - Images of Peru taken on my trip with Explore in March 1998.
The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu - Our 1996 trip hiking the inca trail to machu picchu, trekking the rain forests, and traveling throughout Peru.
Jon's Peru Page - January 1995 trip including: Amazon city of Iquitos; Cuzco; Machu Picchu ruins; and Lima.
Journal to the Pongo de Mainique - Peru travel adventure expedition to the Pongo de Mainique and Timpia on the Urubamba River, Peru.
Machu Picchu - A fortress city of the ancient Incas - the pre-Columbian ruin terraced stonework linked by 3,000 steps
Machu Picchu con Sublime Chocolate by Nick Aster
EcoAmazonia Lodge, Tambopata Peru - Trip diary by Christine Sayer UK
Machu Picchu Journey - Trip to Peru visiting Lima, Cuzco, and the Lost City of Machu Picchu.
Pantiacolla Travel Diary - notes from a trip to Manu with tour operator Pantiacolla
Peru Travel Photos by Steve Underwood - Photos taken in Peru including pictures of Cuzco, Sacsayhuaman, Pisac, Machu Picchu, Taquile Island, the Uros Islands and Lake Titicaca
Photographs of Peru 1997 - Photographs of 1997 trip to Peru which started in Lima, on to Arequipa, then to Cuzco and Machu Picchu, and finally to Lake Titicaca.
Trip to Peru - Details trip to Peru during summer of 1997.
Trip to Peru - Description of trip to Peru and trips to other countries with lots of pictures (In English and Polish).
Trips to Cusco and Machu Picchu - Peru Keeps Calling trips to Peru in 1997,8,9 in the Cusco and Machu Picchu area, also around Lake Titicaca.
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