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Category Archives: Northern Circuit

Does it make sense to visit Machu Picchu in January

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 […]

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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.

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Northern Peru Archaeology Tour Special 4 Days 3 Nights

We’ve got an extraordinary archaeology travel package for you with tours of incredible ancient sites along Peru’s Northern Coast. Offer valid through February 2015.*

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Seven reasons to visit the temple fortress of Kuelap on your vacation to Peru

Last week Peru’s government signed a partnership agreement with a French company to build a cable car system to reach the Chachapoya temple fortress of Kuelap in Peru’s northeast Amazon cloud forest. Here are the top seven reasons why you should visit the site, preferably before the $17.9 million building concession — scheduled for completion in […]

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Free exhibit of ancient artifacts from El Chorro tombs

Back in October 2009, Walter Alva, the preeminent archaeologist of Northern Peru, decided to focus his attention on the El Chorro archaeological zone, with little expectation of making any significant finds, according to daily El Comercio. The site, located in Pomalca, seven miles (12 kilometers) from Chiclayo had been overrun by scores of squatter families, […]

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