Peru Travel Tips

Overnight in Copacabana

By Viator, January 2016

Just across the Bolivian border is the scenic and sacred city of Copacabana, spilling from the Andes toward Titicaca?s glittering expanse. Originally called Kota Kawana (?View of the Lake?) in the ...  Read more

Cusco Markets

By Viator, November 2015

4.5 star rating: Recommended 78 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Cusco is Peru?s shopping hotspot for handicrafts, textiles, ceramics, art and jewelry, and the best place to shop for this booty is in the markets. There are several open-air and undercover shopping ...  Read more

Flavors of Peru

By Viator, October 2015

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 47 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Peruvian cuisine is typically South American, but with some surprises! Alongside indigenous and Spanish fare, you?ll find influences from China, Italy, Africa and Japan. Based on the staples of ...  Read more

Download the Viator Insider's Guide to Peru & Bolivia

By Viator, October 2015

4.5 star rating: Recommended 200 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

At Viator, our goal has always been to help travelers find the best things to see and do around the world. Our team of travel insiders handpicks every tour, our mobile apps keep you connected on ...  Read more

Surfing in Lima

By Viator, September 2015

Tours & Tickets

Peru is becoming increasingly popular among surfers eager to ride the waves along South America?s long Pacific coastline. Lima itself has more then 150 miles of surf, with a wide range of surfing ...  Read more

Lake Titicaca

By Viator, September 2015

4 star rating: Recommended 6 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Not only is Lake Titicaca South America?s largest lake, it?s also the highest navigable lake in the world, sitting a lofty 3,820m (12,500 feet) above sea level. The water truly sparkles here in the ...  Read more

Hiking Around Iquitos and the Amazon Rainforest

By Viator, August 2015

Tours & Tickets

One of the best ways to experience the Amazon Basin is to hike right through it, appreciating the majesty of the towering trees and diversity of wildlife on a very human scale. Keep in mind, ...  Read more

Flavors of Cusco

By Viator, August 2015

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 16 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The traditional and modern strike the perfect balance in Cusquenian gastronomy. The Inca inheritance combined with colonial influences and the effects of international tourism have contributed to new ...  Read more

Treks and Trails to Machu Picchu

By Viator, June 2015

4 star rating: Recommended 19 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

One of the world?s most famous treks, taking the pilgrimage to the ancient Inca citadel of Machu Picchu tops most travelers? bucket lists and those hoping to scale the 2,430-meter peak on foot have a ...  Read more

3 Days in Arequipa: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, June 2015

4.5 star rating: Recommended 8 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Known for its proximity to canyons and volcanoes, as well as its colonial architecture, Arequipa is a thrilling yet historical destination for your next vacation. To help you see a variety of sites, ...  Read more

Inca Ruins and Sacred Valleys near Cusco

By Viator, May 2015

4.5 star rating: Recommended 573 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

As the one-time capital of the mighty Inca Empire, it?s no surprise that Cusco?s biggest claim to fame is its impressively preserved Inca ruins, but while the majority of travelers come to Cusco to ...  Read more

Cusco Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, May 2015

4.5 star rating: Recommended 108 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Cusco is the central hub of the Sacred Valley, a magnet for lovers of Inca handicrafts and ruins, colonial charm and churches. There is plenty to see in and around town as well as further afield. So ...  Read more

City Sightseeing Tours in North America and South America

By Viator, April 2015

4 star rating: Recommended 490 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Want to experience the sights of New York City, San Francisco or Miami, but don?t know where to start? Or maybe you are headed further south to Lima or Cartagena and need help finding your ...  Read more

Inca Trail Alternatives

By Viator, April 2015

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 2 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

There?s a reason why the Inca Trail is one of the most popular treks in all of South America. Travelers love exploring the hidden ruins tucked amid the scenic natural landscape here, and although ...  Read more

3 Days in Lima: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, April 2015

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 130 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Peru?s capital city was founded by Pizarro in 1535, and the modern-day city of Lima is a sprawling metropolis encompassing ruins from pre-Inca times, ultramodern shopping malls and coastal beaches. ...  Read more

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