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TREKKING IN PERU: Classic Inca Trail / Short Inca Trail / Salkantay / Ausangate / Lares / Choquequirao / Vilcabamba / Huaraz 

DESTINATION GUIDE: Lima / Cusco / Machu Picchu / Sacred Valley  / Arequipa / Puno / Huaraz / Nazca / Iquitos / Manu / Tambopata

RECOMMENDED HOTELS: Lima / Cusco / Machu Picchu / Sacred Valley / Arequipa / Puno / Huaraz / Nazca / Iquitos / Jungle Lodges

  

Peru Links

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General Guides & Info

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.


  
Hotels in Peru

Lima

Hostal Torreblanca

Las Americas  

Lima Sheraton

Malka Youth Hostel

Mami Panchita  

San Antonio Abad  

Sonesta Posada del Inca

Swissotel

 

Puno

Conde de Lemos Inn

Hostal Colon Inn  

Hostal El Buho

Hostal Hacienda

Hostal Pukara  

Hostal Qelqatani

Hotel Sillustani  

Libertador Isla Esteves

Sonesta Posada del Inca

 

Cusco

Amaru Hostal

Andenes de Saphi

Casa del Campo

El Balcon  

Hostal Cristina  

Hostal Loreto  

Hostal Marani  

Imperial Palace  

Ninos Hotel  

Los Andes de America

Los Apus  

Los Portales

Libertador  

Monasterio  

Picoaga

Royal Inka  

Rumi Punku  

San Isidro Labrador  

Sonesta Posada del Inca

Machu Picchu

Gringo Bills  

Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel  

Machu Picchu Sanctuary Lodge

 

Arequipa

Posada de Sancho

Casa de Melgar  

Casa de Mi Abuela  

Libertador  

Maison d'Elise

Posada del Puente

Tambo Viejo  

 

Huaraz

Hostal Colomba

 

 

  


Travel Companies
Lima Tour Operators

Class Adventure Travel

Condor Travel

Coltur

Dasatur

Explorandes

Hada Tours

Kinyjo Travel

Lima Tours

Peru Expeditions

Cusco Tour Operators

TREKKING

Q'ente

United Mice

Andean Life

Peru Treks & Adventure

SAS

Peruvian Andean Treks

More trekking companies...

 

RAFTING

Amazonas-Explorer

Apumayo

Eric Adventures

Mayuc

TAMBOPATA JUNGLE RESERVE ZONE

EcoAmazonia Lodge

Explorers Inn

Rain Forest Expeditions

Tambopata Jungle Lodge

Wasai Lodge

 

MANU JUNGLE RESERVE ZONE

Pantiacolla

Ecological Adventures Manu

InkaNatura Travel

Manu Expeditions

Manu Nature

Amazon Trails Peru

Arequipa Tour Operators

Zarate Expeditions

 
Puno Tour Operators

Edgar Adventures

Allways Travel

 
Huaraz Tour Operators

Pony's Expeditions

 
Iquitos Tour Operators 

Amazon Rainforest Lodge  

Amazon Tours and Cruises  

Explorama Lodges  

Yacumama Lodge  

 

     

UK Tour Operators

Guerba - 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

Explore Worldwide
Journey Latin America

Llama Travel 
Travel Bag Adventures
Last Frontiers  
Dragoman  

   

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

Andes Adventures - Specializes in tours, treks and running adventures in Peru and Patagonia.
Myths and Mountains

Wilderness Travel 

Mountain Travel Sobek  

International Expeditions 

    

Transport

   

Domestic Airlines

 

Lan Peru www.lanperu.com  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

 

Flight Agents

STA Travel www.sta-travel.com

eXito

 

Flights from the UK

 

Airlines with flights from the UK

KLM www.klmuk.com (flights via Amsterdam)

Iberia www.iberia.com (flights via Madrid)

Lufthansa www.lufthansa.co.uk

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)

 

Flight Agents

Bridge the World www.bridgetheworld.com

STA Travel www.statravel.co.uk

Trailfinders www.trailfinders.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)

 

Flight Agents

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.

   

Bruce Peru: NGO based in Trujillo, always looking for volunteers for 3 - 5 weeks or longer. Projects include teaching street kids who are not attending school in a bid to bring them up to a suitable standard so that they can be re-integrated back into normal schools again. Other projects include centres to help abandoned mothers and pregnant adolescents. Volunteer positions available in Trujillo, Cajamarca, Huaraz and Cusco.

   

Travelogues

        
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.

     

Miscellaneous

    

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Tour Operators in Peru * Overseas Tour Operators * Mountain Biking * Rafting * Climbing * Birdwatching

TREKKING IN PERU: Classic Inca Trail / Short Inca Trail / Salkantay / Ausangate / Lares / Choquequirao / Vilcabamba / Huaraz 

DESTINATION GUIDE: Lima / Cusco / Machu Picchu / Sacred Valley  / Arequipa / Puno / Huaraz / Nazca / Iquitos / Manu / Tambopata

RECOMMENDED HOTELS: Lima / Cusco / Machu Picchu / Sacred Valley / Arequipa / Puno / Huaraz / Nazca / Iquitos / Jungle Lodges

  

 

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