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Off the (well) beaten track – Peru’s Alternative Inca Trails

Without doubt, Machu Picchu is the most famous attraction in Peru. The winding Inca trail draws people from across the world, but like so many of the World Heritage Sites, Machu Picchu’s awe and attraction comes at a cost. Over 400,000 people visit every year and, whilst the Peruvian government has restricted the amount of […]

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Seeing Purple: The Lord of The Miracles Festival in Lima, Peru

October is Mes Morado (or purple month) in Lima, Peru, and the faithful dress from head to toe in purple as a sign of their devotion to El Señor de los Milagros (the Lord of Miracles). This Christ figure, known for its miracle-working powers, is housed in the Church of the Nazarenes, and thousands of […]

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Peru Independence Day – Felices Fiestas Patrias!

This weekend marks the celebration of Peru Independence Day. Peruvians throw parties and hold patriotic celebrations to remember the Declaration of Peru’s Independence by José de San Martín on July 28th 1821.  Across Peru, even in remote communities, homes fly the Peruvian flag from the start of July. It is customary for all Peruvian houses, […]

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Anniversary of Peruvian inspired movies Aguirre, Wrath of God and Fitzcarraldo

This year sees the anniversary of two major movies set in Latin America: Aguirre, Wrath of God (1972) and Fitzcarraldo (1982). Inkaterra shares a very special link with the films, as founder Jose Koechlin was the Peruvian producer of both productions. Director Werner Herzog won the Best Director award for the film Fitzcarraldo at the […]

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Travel to Peru in 2014 with Inkaterra

A new year gives travellers the chance to plan a trip to one of the destinations they have dreamed of visiting. With South America named one of the go-to destinations for 2014, and a 10% increase in tourism to Peru expected, Inkaterra is looking forward to another successful year. Here are just some of the reasons […]

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A Review of 2012 for Inkaterra

The dawn of a new year is the perfect time to reflect on all that Inkaterra has achieved in 2012; a year filled with great memories, discoveries and successes. 2012 began well with Inkaterra becoming the first Peruvian hotel chain to win the ‘International Certificate in Sustainable tourism’ by the CU Green Choice Sustainable Tourism […]

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Celebrating Cusco – 10 travel ideas for your next holiday

Congratulations to Cusco which recently received recognition as the Best Latin American City 2012 in Mexico, Central & South America by Travel & Leisure Magazine. To celebrate, we have compiled our top ten local attractions that you should visit on your next trip to this amazing city. 1. Take a tour of the Cathedral of Santo […]

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Explore Machu Picchu in 3D

Surrounded by mountains, the Inca Citadel is one of the most beautiful places to visit. Maybe this ancient city of Andean civilizations is one of the reasons why Machu Picchu was recognised as one of the New 7 Wonders of the World. Have a look at this amazing 3D-Website created by the newspaper El Comercio […]

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Acrobatics in the Cusco Mountains of Machu Picchu

Watch Freerunner World Champion Ryan Doyle demonstrating some truly awesome acrobatics in the breathtaking Mountains of Peru. Ryan is travelling the world to discover the most amazing spots including the Seven World Wonders. His third stop found him at Machu Picchu, home of Inkaterra’s Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel and where he produced this incredible short […]

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