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Small Group Tours in Peru - Exploor’s Tours in Cusco

Posted by Erik Krause on
Small Group Tours in Peru - Exploor’s Tours in Cusco

It’s Saturday evening, February 2019. I’m in the office as an American couple enters the room. Hannah and Robin, who want to join our Alternative Rainbow Mountain tour in two days, had a big problem. They told us that they compared many different agencies in Cusco and often didn’t understand their differences. It was not the first time that I heard about this.

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The best restaurants in Aguas Calientes

Posted by Konsti Sobon on
The best restaurants in Aguas Calientes
Aguas Calientes, also known as Machu Picchu town, is the village where all travelers arrive before exploring the famous Machu Picchu. However, as Aguas Calientes is quite small there aren’t many things to do. That’s why finding a good restaurant is even more important as you will most likely want to eat somewhere when arriving in Aguas Calientes or after you have done your Machu Picchu tour. In order to simplify your decision of where to go, we created a list of the best restaurants in Aguas Calientes so that you can find some great places to eat.

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Discover our Sacred Valley Tour in Cusco

Posted by Konsti Sobon on
Discover our Sacred Valley Tour in Cusco
Cusco is one of the most visited cities not only in Peru but in all of South America. Apart from the rainbow mountains, the Humantay Lake and the famous Machu Picchu, another very popular place - and I’d go as far as saying it’s a “must visit”- is the Sacred Valley. What most of our travelers love is that you will get to know many different sites in a rather short period of time. Find out more about why our Sacred Valley tour can be the perfect option for you!

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Hiking to the Sun Gate at Machu Picchu

Posted by Oliver Eberlein on
Hiking to the Sun Gate at Machu Picchu
When visiting Machu Picchu, the most famous tourist attraction in Peru, you have three options of doing additional hikes that are between 1.5 - 2 hours each (one way). You can hike up Machu Picchu Mountain, Huayna Picchu (the mountain behind the ruins of the ancient city) and you can also hike to the Sun Gate Inti Punku. This post focuses on the Sun Gate at Machu Picchu and tells you all you need to know about it.

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