The city of Lima, capital of Peru, was founded by Francisco Pizarro on January 18, 1535. Today Lima is considered the center of political, cultural, financial and commercial activities of the country. It has a population of more than 7 million people, which makes it the most populated city of Peru. In Lima, you will find museums with great works of art; you will also find archeological sites, beaches, valleys, nature, a very active night life, adrenalin in adventure sports and an exquisite gastronomy. All these reasons will…

Continuing with the post  How to Plan your Trip to Machu Picchu, here is the 2nd part. To see part one, click here Step 3: Bus from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu The train will take you to the Machu Picchu Pueblo (also known as Aguas Calientes) station, which is  located at the foot of the mountain. To get to the Citadel of Machu Picchu, you must take a bus that will take you to the entrance of the citadel. This journey takes 30 minutes. You will find…

Panoramic Machu Picchu

Do you want to organize the visit to Machu Picchu by yourself, but you don’t know where to start? Do you want to know how much will the tour cost? Are you wondering if the reservations can be made online? Then you’ve come to the right place, this guide will show you easily how to plan the trip to Machu Picchu, what steps to take and how much you will spend. Please, note that some prices are in soles ( S/) and some others are in US dollars…

I would like to share  an interesting video of  Tourist Orientation, made by Promperu, the Tourism Board of Peru. It shows you important information you should consider, when travelling to Peru. Enjoy it! I hope you found this video helpful, if you have any question, leave me a comment and I will be happy to contact you.