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How To Prepare For Your Inca Trail Hike
How To Prepare For Your Inca Trail Hike

  |   Peru

Quite possibly the most popular trekking route in the world, the Inca Trail has long been a bucket list staple and with good reason. A backdrop of grass-covered cliffs tumble down from snow-capped peaks, finally reaching the world-renowned Machu Picchu.

Belmond Hotels in Peru
Belmond Hotels in Peru

  |   Peru

One country housing a notable count of 10 Belmond hotels is South America’s gem, Peru. Of these 10 commodities 6 are magnificent hotels, ranging from Peru’s metropolitan capital city Lima to one of the seven wonders of the world in Cusco. Continue your journey below to learn more about these incredible estates and their stories.

Cirqa - The New Titilaka Hotel in Arequipa, Peru
Cirqa - The New Titilaka Hotel in Arequipa, Peru

  |   Peru

If you are planning on traveling to Arequipa in the near future, what better way to go than to take a trip down memory lane at the Cirqa Hotel? Thats 479 years of memories to be exact. This stunning new extension of the Titilaka brand will have you packing your bags and whisking yourself away to a place full of ambience and soul.

A Guide to Chachapoyas, Peru
A Guide to Chachapoyas, Peru

  |   Peru

There seems to be no end to the wonder and mystery being unearthed in Peru. The small, rugged town of Chachapoyas has recently made headlines around the world as being the next big thing in this already deeply fascinating South American country. If you’re looking for adventure and want to explore somewhere off the beaten track, Chachapoyas should be your first port of call. 

Ancient Ruins in Peru
Ancient Ruins in Peru

  |   Peru

Peru is home to a wide selection of the worlds most fascinatingly bio-diverse landscapes. Specifically, some of the most precious gems found in this diverse kingdom are the ancient ruins in Peru. Reaching 2,430 metres above sea level, there is no arguing that Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley is in fact the most profoundly known preservation of ancient Incan society in Peru.

Saqsayhuaman Ruins in Cusco, Peru
Saqsayhuaman Ruins in Cusco, Peru

  |   Peru

One of the main reasons for staying longer in Cusco is so that you can devote a day to visiting the spectacular ruins of Saqsayhuaman, which sit on a hill overlooking the city. This incredible collection of ruins is guaranteed to take your breath away – and not just because they sit at 12,000 feet above sea level.

How to Get to Kuelap Peru
How to Get to Kuelap Peru

  |   Peru

Are you planning a trip to Peru and wondering how to get to Kuelap? Kuelap sits in the North of Peru and is home to a collection of pre-Incan ruins that are even older than Machu Picchu and far less crowded. In fact, explorers that have already experienced Kuelap are dubbing these ruins “the new Machu Picchu”.

A Complete Guide to Gocta Falls
A Complete Guide to Gocta Falls

  |   Peru

The Gocta Falls sit just outside the ancient town of Chachapoyas in the North of Peru. The falls plunge 2,530ft over the side of a jagged cliff, through lush vegetation, into the depths of the Cocahuayco River. It is an immensely impressive sight to behold and its sublime natural surroundings of verdant cloud forest make it all the more magical.

Gocta Andes Lodge
Gocta Andes Lodge

  |   Peru

Just outside the town of Chachapoyas in northern Peru is the spectacular Cocachimba Valley. Here, vivid green forest blankets rolling slopes and a layer of pearly mist entwines itself between the trees. It is a fairytale backdrop to a place full of ancient mystery and there is nowhere better to drink it all in than the magnificent Gocta Andes Lodge.

Casa Andina Peru
Casa Andina Peru

  |   Hotels

Casa Andina Hotels have their properties in all of the most interesting cities and locations in Peru. With options for any type of budget (luxury, superior and comfort), Casa Andina has proven to be a go-to hotel. Below we will highlight a few of their properties.

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