July 2016 | Guiding Peru
How Difficult is the Inca Trail Hike

How Difficult is the Inca Trail Hike

How Difficult is the Inca Trail Hike? The Classic Inca Trail is Peru’s most popular multi-day trek and one of the most well known trails in the world. Consisting of 4 days of hiking, along original Inca stone pathways, through a variety of fascinating Inca sites...
Best Time of Year to Travel to Machu Picchu

Best Time of Year to Travel to Machu Picchu

When Is the Best Time of Year to Travel to Machu Picchu? The short answer to this question is: You can visit Machu Picchu anytime of the year. The average daily temperatures range between 50 and 85 degrees Fahrenheit, with only slight variations throughout the year....
10 Things to Do in Peru Other Than Machu Picchu 

10 Things to Do in Peru Other Than Machu Picchu 

Visiting the well-preserved Inca city of Machu Picchu is a trip of a lifetime. However, as Peru is such a beautiful and historically rich country a trip shouldn’t only be about seeing Machu Picchu. Here are 10 things to do in Peru other than Machu Picchu and, if...
10 Essentials to Pack for the Inca Trail

10 Essentials to Pack for the Inca Trail

What to Pack for the Inca Trail No matter what time of year you choose to hike the Inca Trail in Machu Picchu, Guiding Peru suggests some basic, essential items for you to pack. Knowing what to pack for the inca trail will minimize your exposure to the elements,...
Is Peru a Safe Country To Visit?

Is Peru a Safe Country To Visit?

Travelers may wonder, is Peru a safe country to visit and yes, Peru has a well-deserved reputation as a safe country. Travelers to Peru can feel confident in their safety while exploring the many villages in the Andes and cities along the North coast. Peruvians are...