The centre of the Incan empire and gateway to many of its most famous ruins, it’s inevitable that Cusco will feature on your route through Peru. Here are our most useful travel tips and things to know before you visit Cusco.
Cusco is an integral part of any Peru itinerary. Yet whilst the city certainly has plenty to offer the visitor, much of what really makes this part of the country truly fascinating involves a day trip from Cusco. Here’s our pick of the best day trips from Cusco.
Rainbow Mountain, a day trip from Cusco, has become a social media sensation in very short time. In this post, we share the essential information on Rainbow Mountain tours, advice on what to wear and prepare for the 5,200m altitude, and thoughts on if a tour to Rainbow Mountain in 2019 is actually worth it.
One of the most popular destinations in Peru, it took us two visits to uncover some of the magic of Cusco. From chocolate shops to cool cafes, cooking classes to churches and colonial history, here are the best things to do in Cusco.