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    If we only had 2 weeks: Peru itinerary

    Here's our ideal 2 weeks Peru itinerary for anyone who is tight on time but still wants to soak up the best that this incredible country has to offer. As this is a 2 week trip, we assume that you…

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    8 things to know before backpacking Peru

    Peru is a country that has so much to offer, and it knows how to deliver. There is so much to see and do when Peru backpacking that we recommend taking it as slow as possible; we had 4 weeks…

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    Huacachina | Peru’s mindblowing desert oasis

    How to pronounce Huacachina: Wacka-cheena The Huacahina sand dunes and the oasis they surround are becoming more and more insta-famous. You may be disappointed to find that the Peru’s desert oasis only looks quite so remote if you angle your…

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    Cusco: The beating heart of Peruvian culture

    Ahhh, Cusco, the heart of Peruvian tourism! The main tourist area centres around the Plaza de Armas, and with it’s stunning churches and gardens it’s easy to see why. Cusco is culturally still actively influenced by its indigenous roots, which…

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    Lima | Peru’s bustling capital and gastronomical hub

    Depending on where you stay in Lima, you’ll either get the impression that it’s incredibly modern or completely crumbling. Lima is a tale of two worlds, with the contrast between rich and poor being one of the most profound we’ve…

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    Máncora | Peru’s surf and party capital

    Máncora is a pretty cool place. There are two sides to it, the tacky Magaluf-esque party side, which you’ll find to the south, and then the peaceful surfer vibes side, which you’ll find to the north (facing the sea, head…

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    Budget for 4 weeks in Peru

    Our budget for 4 weeks in Peru was £1600. Overall, actual spending in Peru came to £1690 for the both of us. You can usually get a Menu del Día meal for 10-20 soles, and a pint for around 10…

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    Our Peru Travel Itinerary

    Our plans change a lot during our travels, thanks to transport issues, recommendations or having too much fun to move on yet, but here is our Peru travel itinerary, showing the actual time we spent in each place during our…

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    The Beer Guide: Peru

    Like Chile, Peru is another country that geographically has everything, but the national sense of pride feels a little more coherent, perhaps due to the fact that most of its population can bond under their single Inca ancestry rather than…