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Peru achieves first place in the Global Big Day

At the top! Peru - for the third time - managed to rise as the country with the most birds recorded in a single day. It is within the...

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Machu Picchu at the forefront in the fight for climate change

After reopening to the public from the mandatory closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Machu Picchu is now getting ready to become...

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Peru enters phase four and begins tourism reactivation

Tourism iscurrently one of the most affected sectors and it represents the third largest economic activity in Peru, generating...

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Peru's Sacred Valley & Machu Picchu: What to Know Before You Go

The Sacred Valley of Peruis a feast for the senses—colorful woven fabrics, mountains that soar skyward with little warning...

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Wild Women Expeditions Takes Women’s Empowerment to New Heights in Peru

Achieving women often hit the proverbial “glass ceiling.” Until recently in Peru, mountains stood in the way of women. The...

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Ciclismo Classico Pairs Adventure Photography With World-Class Hiking

One company is passionate about helping clients capture new worlds through the eyes of a camera. Celebrating its 30th year in...

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Lima vs Quito: Capital City Comparison

Capital cities in South America are a unique mix of modern architecture and colonial charm – and two of our personal favorites...

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G Adventures Introduces A New Way To Travel With Wellness Adventures

Today, G Adventures introduces a new collection of tours dedicated to wellness and adventure -- its first new product launch since...

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Palccoyo: Cusco’s other rainbow mountain

Visited by fewer travelers than the better known Vinicunca Mountain, this spectacular geological feature is just a three-hour drive...

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Leaving only footprints

As part of all its trekking, hiking and camping activities, Andean Adventures Peru is fully committed to protecting the natural world. As...

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Peru Breaks Its Own Record On International Birdwatching Competition

The 2018 edition of the Global Big Day, held on May 5th, confirmed the richness of the Peruvian ecosystem where 554 brigades held a...

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Eight Distinctive, Over-The-Top Accommodations from Alaska to Peru Launch the New Austin Collection

In selecting the first eight properties of what will be known as The Austin Collection, Dan Austin, founder and president of Austin...

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