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Our favorite travel articles and video on traveling in Peru.

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Video: Rhythms of Peru

In his video, Rhythms of Peru, filmmaker Nathaniel Connella showcases the hidden gems of Peru and allows travelers to see the country from a new and fresh perspective.
Local girls in Peru. Photo by Carol Bowman

High in the Andes: Adventure in Peru

A traveler to Peru spends 15 days heading in one direction − up. Her guide urges her to consume coca to help with breathing at high altitude. This is one trip to Peru she would always remember.
A Peruvian shaman during a local ceremony. Flickr/Bill Damon

Mountaintop Magic: New Year’s Eve in Peru

In a one-room dwelling of a shepard’s compound, a mountaintop shaman offers a New Year's blessing and an unforgettable experience.
Floating islands of Peru

Walking on Water: The Floating Islands of Peru

When you step off the boat, you won’t lose your sea legs. The “land” here is made of reeds, and island-building is a constant project.

Hiking Off the Beaten Path in Peru

In the past, you could stroll into Cusco and leave immediately on a self-guided Inca trip. How times have changed!
Inca Trail

Hiking to Machu Picchu

Psyche yourself up for the adventure of a lifetime as one traveler tells of his summit to the famed Inca ruins.
Los Ninos Hotel

Helping Street Children: Cusco’s Niños Hotel

A stay at this comfortable hotel helps support the care and feeding of more than 500 street children a day.

An Amazon Souvenir: Travel in Peru

Playing host to an unwelcomed guest results in a painfully unforgettable vacation.
Manu Rainforest Peru

Peru’s Hidden Jewel: The Manu Rain Forest

This hidden getaway in Peru offers one of the most biologically diverse ecosystems on Earth.

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