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Joss Stone chooses ancient Peru pyramid for 2015 performance

Joss Stone picks a favorite Peru tourist destination, the Huaca Pucllana, as her venue for a March 3, 2015, concertEnglish soul singer-songwriter Joss Stone is coming to Peru next March to perform a concert, which is cool enough.

But hey, check out the  venue she’s chosen: the Huaca Pucllana, the pre-Inca adobe pyramid in the heart of the seaside district of Miraflores.

The “Huaca Pucllana” archaeological complex was an administrative and ceremonial center of the Lima Culture, which controlled the Chancay, Chillón, Rimac and Lurín valleys from around 200 to 700 Common Era.

The singer of “Fell In Love With A Boy”, “You Had Me” and “Wright To Be Wrong” is coming to Peru as part of her Total World Tour. Read More »

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Does it make sense to visit Machu Picchu in January

Traveling to Machu Picchu in January comes with some risk because it's the height of the rainy season, but people do  go, and have a great time.

This is a photo taken at Machu Picchu in mid-January 2014. Not too wet, and it was definitely less crowded than the “high season” from June through September.

We received the following email from a former client on behalf of friends who are considering a trip to Peru after the New Year:

I have friends that are looking for an adventure in January and are considering coming to Peru and making the trip to Machu Picchu. However, they are concerned about it being the rainy season. What are your thoughts on a machu picchu trip in January?

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Cusco & Lake Titicaca Christmas family vacation

Book this special holiday season Cusco & Lake Titicaca vacation for you and your children
If you’re looking for a memorable family vacation for the holidays, traveling to Peru is a unique experience that you and your children can cherish forever.

Here is a special 8-day Christmas Family Vacation Package, featuring Cusco, the Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu tours all in private service.

The Price: per adult $ 1,442 / per child $ 885 (up to 8 years old) Read More »

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CARE Peru exhibit – adapting to Climate Change

If you are visiting Lima this month, there is a wonderful, free photo exhibit in the Lima's historic center a block from Fertur Peru's downtown office highlighting the challenges of climate changeAhead of the upcoming UN Climate Change conference (COP20), the Municipality of Lima and the NGO CARE Peru are running a free photo exhibit that puts a brave and uplifting face on Peru’s struggle to deal with global warming.

The exhibit, Impacts and Adaption to Climate Change, will run through November 26 in the Galería Municipal de Arte Pancho Fierro, just off the Plaza de Armas in Lima’s historic center. Read More »

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Travel News: Coast Rail planned for Peru

Peru is planning a $9.5 billion Coast Rail project that would connect the capital Lima with popular tourist destinations to the north like Piura, Chiclayo and Trujillo, and with the southern Pisco-producing region of Ica.

The announcement about construction of the 832-mile train line was made over the weekend by Transportation Minister José Gallardo.

Your Peru vacation travel options could be about to increase with a proposed Coastal Rail Line Read More »

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