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3 Incredible Ways To Hike Rainbow Mountain In Peru

If boundless sand dunes, Inca history, lush Amazon jungle and the magical Andes weren’t enough to blow you away in Peru, there are also rainbow mountains to see. With none quite as mind-blowing as Vinicunca. So incredible is this varicoloured...

Pastoruri Glacier (Nevado Pastoruri): The Ultimate Guide

Visiting Pastoruri Glacier (Nevado Pastoruri) is one of the best day trips you can do from Huaraz in Northern Peru. Pastoruri Glacier, also known as Nevado Pastoruri and Glaciar Pastoruri, remains a wondrous natural attraction despite its obvious recession in...

Laguna Radian, Mullaca, Carhuac & Ahuac: Epic Four Lagunas Trek

Straight up, the Four Lagunas trek is the best day hike in Huaraz, Peru. Surprisingly, there isn’t much, if any, information about the Four Lagunas trek online. In fact, I am the first blogger to write about this amazing trek,...

Laguna Paron In Huaraz, Peru: A Tour Is The Best Option

Laguna Paron is easily one of the most beautiful places in Peru. Located near Huaraz in the department of Ancash, Laguna Paron is a stunning turquoise-coloured lake. Like many natural attractions to explore in South America, there’s always the question...

Laguna Wilcacocha in Huaraz: The Ultimate Hiking Guide

Laguna Wilcacocha, also known as Wilcacocha Lake, is one of the simplest hikes to do independently from Huaraz in Peru. Given its closeness to Huaraz, it makes for an easy half-day trip. When you consider the trek’s minimum and maximum...

Golden Shadows Trek: Amazing Paracas National Reserve Sunset Tour

The Golden Shadows Trek in Paracas is one of the best activities and experiences that you can have in Peru. Located in the serene Paracas National Reserve, the Golden Shadows Trek is one of the most outstanding Paracas tours on...

Colca Canyon Trek 2 Days: Low Down On The Best Tour In Arequipa, Peru

The Colca Canyon trek in Peru is one of those big-ticket items during any backpacking trip in South America. An immense canyon, breathtaking condors and enjoyable hiking – the Colca Canyon trek has it all! Better yet, getting from Arequipa...

Ausangate Trek: How To Hike Peru’s Most Breathtaking Mountain Circuit

Snow-capped peaks, painted mountains, pristine lagoons of every colour, and perfect starry night skies. I described hiking heaven, right? And the 5-day Ausangate Rainbow Mountain Trek in Peru is just that. Except, in reality, it’s even better. The Ausangate Trek...

Ruta del Sillar in Arequipa: Why You Shouldn’t Visit Independently

Exploring the Ruta del Sillar (Sillar Route) is one of the best trips you can do from the city of Arequipa in Peru. Along the Ruta del Sillar in Arequipa, you’ll find the astonishing Canteras de Sillar (ashlar quarries). Perhaps,...

Machu Picchu Mountain Hike: How to Climb This Peak in Peru

The Machu Picchu Mountain hike should definitely form part of your visit to the Machu Picchu ruins in Peru. Hiking Machu Picchu Mountain leads you to the summit of Machu Picchu, othwerwise known as Machu Picchu peak. After gaining plenty...