The best way to visit the South Coast

 Welcome to this week’s edition of the Apus Peru FOCUS – The best way to visit the South Coast!

This series is a collection of travel tips and stories shared by other bloggers and traveler’s around the web.

We hope these tips and stories will inform and inspire you to visit the South Coast in Peru! If you have already been, please share a tip on things to see and do in the South Coast

 

 

South Coast Travel Essentials – What you need to know about a visit to the South Coast

A Short Overview – A short, but a very informative overview of the South Coast region of Peru. It discusses climate, history and even lists a few things to do while visiting!

Idea-Packed Travel Guide – A helpful travel guide that provides a more in-depth overview plus more! They even have a section to help you plan your trip ie. different transportation options, medical etc.

 

Things to do in the South Coast

Adventures You Can’t Miss Out On – A short but excitement packed list of activities to do while visiting the South Coast. Riding and sandboarding on the dunes sounds like a ton of fun! Have you ever done either of those?

 

 

Things to do with kids in the South Coast

Family Friendly Activities – If you by chance, need to take your little ones on a vacation with you, don’t fret! In the South Coast of Peru, there are many fun and family-friendly activities that everyone can enjoy!

Where to eat in the South Coast

Food For The Trip – A great list of restaurants located all along the South Coast of Peru. If you click on the name of the restaurant, you will be able to see the location, contact information, and a short description!

 

Where to stay in the South Coast

Finding A Place To Stay – A great list of some beautiful hotels located along the South Coast. As with the link for the restaurants above, once a hotel name is clicked you will be able to view a short description, location, contact details and you can even book a room directly from the page! How convenient is that?!

Children Friendly Accommodations – A short list of four great options for child-friendly accommodations while visiting the South Coast! Don’t worry, you will have the chance to relax! All of these hotels have been kid tested, and approved!

 

The best way to visit Nazca, Peru

 Welcome to this week’s edition of the Apus Peru FOCUS – The best way to visit Nazca, Peru!

This series is a collection of travel tips and stories shared by other bloggers and traveler’s around the web.

We hope these tips and stories will inform and inspire you to visit Nazca, Peru. If you have already been, please share a tip on things to see and do in Nazca, Peru

 

 

Nazca Lines Travel Essentials – What you need to know about a visit to Nazca, Peru

A Mystery of Old – This is a fantastic post from National Geographic that speaks about the history of the Nazca lines – aren’t they incredible? Have you ever heard a theory as to how they got there?

Things You May Not Know – This is a short list of 15 fun facts about the Nazca lines that you may not know as of yet! The lime in the rocks helps keep the designs from eroding! They are a pretty stunning sight if you ask me!

Prepare For The Trip – This post is a very informative, and helpful place to find tips on how to prepare for your flight about the Nazca lines! It’s better to be safe than sorry as they always say!

Things to do in Nazca, Peru

There’s More Than Lines Nearby – Nazca, Peru is home to many exciting activities other than just flying above the lines. This list provides 7 other options that are sure to delight! Have you ever been to Nazca, Peru? What did you do to bide the time?

Keeping Busy in Nazca – While this isn’t a post – it’s a good list of thing you can do while in Nazca, Peru! Among the activities are quite a few interesting museums and some ancient ruins, not to mention much more! You are able to see the ratings, and reviews that each location has acquired.

 

 

 

Where to eat in Nazca, Peru

Food For The Trip – A decent sized list of great restaurants in and around the area of Nazca. If you click on the name of the restaurant you’ll be able to see price range, website, and a short description! Pretty helpful, I’d say!

 

 

Where to stay in Nazca, Peru

Finding A Place To Stay – A great list of some beautiful hotels in and around Nazca, Peru! If you click on the name of the hotel, you can see their website, location, price range and a short description!

An Alternative Option – If you are staying in Nazca, Peru and are looking for an affordable place to stay – consider this highly related hostel! It’s clean, bright and comes with some wonderful amenities!

 

 

The best way to visit Kuelap & Gocta Falls

Welcome to this week’s edition of the Apus Peru FOCUS – The best way to visit Kuelap & Gocta Falls!

This series is a collection of travel tips and stories shared by other bloggers and traveler’s around the web.

We hope these tips and stories will inform and inspire you to visit Kuelap & Gocta Falls. If you have already been, please share a tip on things to see and do in Kuelap & Gocta Falls

 

Kuelap & Gocta Falls Travel Essentials – What you need to know about a visit to Kuelap & Gocta Falls

An Adventure Into The Unknown – This blog post is about a woman who decided to take a trip to Peru with her siblings. Unfortunately, their plans to visit the Machu Picchu ruins were canceled and they decided to make the best of their day and go exploring instead! A great post to read through!

An impressive View – This post is actually part two of a two-part post. You can find the first part here! This stunning location was only discovered several years ago – can you believe that? It’s definitely worth the trip just for the view alone!

 

Things to do in Kuelap & Gocta Falls

 

Hiking With Mermaids – I found this post to be fantastic – it’s an up close and honest opinion about the trek to Gocta Falls. It even mentions a fun folklore story about a mermaid who bathes in the pool under the waterfall.

Tour The Fortress – One of the best things to do in Chachapoyas is of course…to visit Kuelap! Such an impressive structure! It stills holds the remains of animal sacrifices thousands of years ago! Its current residents are a herd of llamas that tend to not be so friendly.

 

 

Where to eat in Kuelap & Gocta Falls

Food For The Trip – While this is not a post, it is a very informative list of restaurants that can be found in and around Chachapoyas. There are many reviews for each of the restaurant so you will know what to expect! If you click on the name of the restaurant, more information will pop up such as phone number, photos and the website of the restaurant itself.

 

Where to stay in Kuelap & Gocta Falls

Lodging It In Chachapoyas – There are many opportunities to find affordable and comfortable places to stay in Chachapoyas. This is a great and long list of hotels and hostels in the area. If you click on the name of the location, you’ll be able to see all of the features and have the option to book!

 

The best way to visit the Peruvian Amazon

Welcome to this week’s edition of the Apus Peru FOCUS – The best way to visit the Peruvian Amazon!

This series is a collection of travel tips and stories shared by other bloggers and traveler’s around the web.

We hope these tips and stories will inform and inspire you to visit the Peruvian Amazon. If you have already been, please share a tip on things to see and do in the Peruvian Amazon

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Peruvian Amazon Travel Essentials – What you need to know about a visit to the Peruvian Amazon

The Best Time To Visit – This is a short, but great article that talks a little bit about the different seasons in the Amazon – dry season, and river season. It gives you tips on when a good time to visit might be based on what animals you may want to see, and whether or not you want to avoid the mosquito swarms!

What Are The Differences? – You may find yourself asking, what is the difference between the Peruvian Amazon and the Brazilian Amazon? Well, this article does an excellent job at explaining that! It’s a fun, and informative read!

Things to do in the Peruvian Amazon

Top Ten Adventures – You might be looking for some ideas on things to do when visiting the Peruvian Amazon…this blog post is a great start! It lists 10 very exciting, and intriguing activities to participate in! Which one will you do?

Traveling With Kids – This short post lists 8 activities you can do if you are traveling to the Peruvian Amazon with kids. It does not offer much insight to each of these great ideas, so additional research would have to be done.

 

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A Mystical Ceremony – If you’ve ever been interested in participating in an ayahuasca ceremony, this is a really good starting point to understand more about the ceremony itself. It highlights what to expect, and how to prepare for the ceremony which includes a diet change.

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Where to eat in the Peruvian Amazon

Delightful Foods – While this article doesn’t take us directly to the Amazon to find fantastic foods, it does explore the local city of Lima, Peru which is home to restaurants that are dedicated to Amazonian food. Check out their delicious dishes!

Vegetation In The Amazon – While this short post doesn’t speak about any restaurants or specific meals – it offers an insight to some different vegetables, fruits, spices and meats that can be found in the Peruvian Amazon.

Where to stay in the Peruvian Amazon

Lodging It In The Amazon – Located all along the Amazon, are fantastic lodges to board at. Offering some beautiful views and amenities such as wifi and air conditioning, the packages are reasonably priced!

 

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Things to do in Lake Titicaca, Peru

Welcome to this week’s edition of the Apus Peru FOCUSThings to do in Lake Titicaca, Peru!

This series is a collection of travel tips and stories shared by other bloggers and traveler’s around the web.

We hope these tips and stories will inform and inspire you to visit Lake Titicaca. If you have already been, please share a tip on things to see and do in Lake Titicaca.

Lake Titicaca Travel Essentials – What You Need To Know About a Visit To Lake Titicaca

The Facts – This post is a great mixture of information – from quick and interesting facts to food and festivities, it’s worth a read to get the basics. They even list a few attractions that may be of interest!

A Unique Setting – This is another post listing different facts, however, this one focuses more on the culture and history. Did you know Lake Titicaca is otherwise known as “The birthplace of the sun”? …there’s more facts where that came from! (ha…ha, someone give me a laugh!)

Things To Do In Lake Titicaca

No Shortage Of Things To Do – Frommers has become a popular name in the world of traveling, and with so many good suggestions, we can tell why! This post offers quite a few options in terms of things to do, with some detailed descriptions to boot! If you look to the left of the post they also offer suggestions for hotels and restaurants along with some tips on planning your trip.

Things To Do With Kids In Lake Titicaca

Exploration For Kids – While it’s nice to get away without the kids on a vacation, it’s also nice to have them tag along so they have the chance to create memories, and explore. This list gives a few great activities that families can enjoy together!

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Where To Stay In Lake Titicaca

Island Lodging – While visiting Lake Titicaca, there are quite a few options to chose from when it comes to lodging. This list is rather small, and while providing helpful descriptions for each location, they do not provide links or prices to the hotels.

A Different Way To Stay – In Lake Titicaca, hotels aren’t your only option for a home away from home. On the islands of Lake Titicaca, you have the opportunity to also stay in guest houses. These homestays often include food, and transportation. This is a short list of some of the homestays that are available.

Where To Eat In Lake Titicaca

Restaurants Galore – This list will be all you need to find a great spot to eat! A long list of all the of the restaurants in the South Andes and Lake Titicaca. If you click on the arrow icon on the restaurant, it will open a new page with more information – a description, map, address, website and price range.

 

 

 

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Things to do in Huaraz, Peru

Welcome to this week’s edition of the Apus Peru FOCUSThings to do in Huaraz, Peru

This series is a collection of travel tips and stories shared by other bloggers and traveler’s around the web.

We hope these tips and stories will inform and inspire you to visit Huaraz. If you have already been, please share a tip on things to see and do in Huaraz

Huaraz Travel Essentials – What you need to know about a visit to Huaraz

A Short Guide – This is a short, but very helpful guide that covers a range of topics on Huaraz. From a quick introduction to tips on how to combat altitude sickness – this page is worth taking some time to look at!

An Introduction – This is also a relatively short post that focuses on highlighting Huaraz’s environment as well as a bit of history. At the bottom of the page, if you click the “read on” link it moves to a new page that gives recommendations on some activities to do!

Things To Do In Huaraz

5 Things To Do – Huaraz really is known as the hiking town. There are limited things to do there if you are not planning on trekking. This post lists a few activities that don’t include hiking. The images on this post are broken, but because of the more in-depth insights, I felt I still wanted to share. Upon doing some quick research, it doesn’t seem like there are many, if any child-friendly activities to partake in here. 

More Things To Do – This is a more comprehensive list of things to do in Huaraz, however, most of the entries are restaurants or bars. There are a few other options mixed throughout. Make sure to click on the titles to see a longer description!

 

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Good Eating In Huaraz

Tips To Eating Good – This is a fantastic post that highlights tips to eating in Huaraz. From knowing where to treat yourself – and how to tip, I found it very useful! It also mentions quite a few locations around town that you can find delicious meals at!

Restaurants To Visit – This post is full of cafes and restaurants to stop at during your visit! Each of these restaurants has been personally visited by the author of the post, and he includes some great photos as well!

Where To Stay in Huaraz

A Place To Stay – The Churup hostel is a great option when needing a place to stay. They boast affordable prices, and many services to boot! The rooms provided are clean, bright and very colorful!

 

 

 

Things to do in Trujillo, Peru

Welcome to this week’s edition of the Apus Peru FOCUSThings to do in Trujillo, Peru

This series is a collection of travel tips and stories shared by other bloggers and traveler’s around the web.

We hope these tips and stories will inform and inspire you to visit Trujillo. If you have already been, please share a tip on things to see and do in Trujillo

 

Trujillo Travel Essentials – What you need to know about a visit to Trujillo

A Brief Taste – This website offers up a quick, but helpful read on the history of Trujillo, as well as a short paragraph detailing the climate and community. Perfect if you are in a hurry and need a fast read!

What To Do?  – This website is not a blog, however, it does provide a fantastic list of things that you can do in Trujillo. I especially love that each activity is rated, and has reviews by many who have previously visited! I can’t tell you how much I love reading reviews, they can be so useful! 

 

 

Traveling to Trujillo With Kids

Child-Friendly Activities – This list provides many fun activities for the littles to do on your trip. From horseback riding to exploring on a reed boat, there are always fun and exciting things to do! 

Eating in Trujillo

Looking For Grub – One of the best things to do while traveling is to take the time to try, and enjoy all of the many different culinary experiences. This is a smaller sized list of recommended restaurants to stop at, but full of good content including the locations for each! I will try to pretend I’m not completely jealous!

Where Stay in Trujillo

A Home Away From Home – Again, as with before this is not a blog post but rather a long and helpful list of places to stay in Trujillo. From hotels to hostels, there are plenty and all at very affordable prices! Reviews, ratings and most with free breakfast included!