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Climb to the sky: Peru’s Lares Trek in the first person

Climb to the sky: Peru’s Lares Trek in the first person

September 8, 2014, 3 Comments

Curious to see what Peru's fabled Lares Trek is like, but can't get away from your desk? We can help. Follow along with Looptail contributor Michael Turtle and as he makes the climb »

Peru on a Plate: Five Classic Dishes

Peru on a Plate: Five Classic Dishes

June 2, 2014, 3 Comments

Travelling to Peru and wondering what you'll eat? We review five classic Peruvian dishes on the Looptail - and they're delicious »

The Lares Trek in Peru: I Was Never Meant to Be An Alpaca Herder

The Lares Trek in Peru: I Was Never Meant to Be An Alpaca Herder

January 22, 2014, 1 Comment

When I first heard about the Lares Trek, I knew I wanted to hike it. Sure, it may not be as famous as the Inca Trail or as sexy as the Salkantay – and sure, I’m a city girl who really loves sleeping in proper beds and watching terrible 90’s sitcoms on Netflix – »

Your planet in 7 seconds: Peru—Pigeons Have Feelings Too

Your planet in 7 seconds: Peru—Pigeons Have Feelings Too

January 21, 2014, No Comments

Amazing things happen on this big blue planet of ours every day, and when they do, G Adventures is there to capture them. “This is Your Planet in 7 Seconds” is a mini-feature to showcase those wild, weird, and wonderful things. Just give us seven seconds and we’ll show you the world! A few »

The Cloud Forests of Peru: A Natural Wonder on the Inca Trail

The Cloud Forests of Peru: A Natural Wonder on the Inca Trail

November 13, 2013, 3 Comments

If you’ve ever perused our selection of Inca Trail trips, you may have seen references to something called a “cloud forest.” You could be forgiven if the first thing that comes to mind is something out of a fairy tale; a bunch of trees completely made out of fluffy clouds, for instance. The reality »

Pic of the Day: Giving Back to Locals in Peru

Pic of the Day: Giving Back to Locals in Peru

July 13, 2013, No Comments

Most locals can’t afford to see their own sacred sites. Our non-profit organization Planeterra Foundation took the Women’s Weaving Coop to go see ‪Machu Picchu‬. We love changing people’s lives.     »

Peruvian Amazon: The Beating Heart of Nature

Peruvian Amazon: The Beating Heart of Nature

June 20, 2013, 4 Comments

The Amazon Basin contains the greatest diversity of wildlife to be found anywhere. More than 4,000 species of birds, 2,000 species of fish (more species than are found in the Atlantic Ocean), 60 species of reptiles including the caiman and anaconda, plus a huge variety of mammals »

Guide Book: Peru

Guide Book: Peru

June 20, 2013, No Comments

Peru is a feast for the eyes as well as the belly, with scores of people hiking the Inca Trail to see Machu Picchu every year. Let Rudy explain to you why Peru needs to be next on your must-visit list »

Visual Adventure: Peru

Visual Adventure: Peru

May 13, 2013, No Comments

We’re taking a ‘Visual Adventure’ today with G Adventures traveller Kate Namestnik as she explores Peru with us. Check out more images from Kate Namestnik by clicking here.     »

Top 5 Things to do in Peru

Top 5 Things to do in Peru

December 10, 2012, 1 Comment

Peru is a fascinating country, full of historical artifacts, a unique cuisine, and plenty of opportunities for adventure. So it’s a pity that most visitors to Peru fly into Lima, hop across to Cusco, visit Machu Picchu, and leave again. There’s a lot more to this South American country than just ruins — even »