Are Rainbow Mountain Tours in Peru Reopened After Covid?

Are Rainbow Mountain Tours in Peru Reopened After Covid?

It was impossible to see this coming. Who knew that the Rainbow Mountain (Vinicunca Pass) in Peru would become one of most popular destinations in the country? A day trip to see the colors of the Rainbow Mountain migrated like…

Are Children Banned from Entering Machu Picchu?

Are Children Banned from Entering Machu Picchu?

In case you see a headline indicating that children are banned from entering Machu Picchu, it only applies to entry for local tourists in November. As we know from recent history, media headlines can be misleading. And this is…

Machu Picchu and 1-Day Inca Trail Hike Reopen November 1

Machu Picchu and 1-Day Inca Trail Hike Reopen November 1

In addition to the restarting of international flights to Peru, the reopening of Machu Picchu is a huge leap for humankind. In November 2020, the Peru government reopened the ancient Inca citadel for local tourism. This is progress…

Cusco Peru Awarded

Cusco Peru Awarded "Safe Travels" Destination

Earlier this year, following the complete shutdown of the worldwide travel industry due to the covid pandemic, the WTTC (World Tourism and Travel Council)  launched "Safe Travels" initiatives as a means to provide standardized…

International Flights to Peru Resume on October 1, 2020

International Flights to Peru Resume on October 1, 2020

Beginning October 5, Peru announced a partial border opening from 7 nearby countries including Ecuador, Bolivia, Colombia, Panama, Uruguay, Paraguay and Chile. On October 23 it was announced that international flights from 10…

How to Run a Travel Company Without Travel

How to Run a Travel Company Without Travel

I'm not kidding. Even the top travel agencies in the world are not exempt from this struggle. That struggle is the uncertainty of the future of the tourism industry. Not only has recreational and leisure travel ceased operating…

Why You Should Keep Sacred Sites on Your Bucket List

Why You Should Keep Sacred Sites on Your Bucket List

Machu Picchu and its surrounding communities (as well as other sacred sites around the world) need your support now more than ever. Forget about overtourism and crowding. The Inca citadel and all archaeological sites in Peru have…

Families Traveling in Pandemic Pods

Families Traveling in Pandemic Pods

There's nothing like a global pandemic to inspire creative thinkers to come up with solutions for pretty much every difficult situation. How can people continue traveling safely after covid-19? How can we restore our confidence…

Packing Guidelines and Tips for Travel After Covid-19

Packing Guidelines and Tips for Travel After Covid-19

How things have changed virtually everywhere in just a few short months since covid-19 snatched the full attention of every single adult on the earth! As international travel gradually returns, people are reviewing their packing…

Machu Picchu Launches New Website After Covid-19

Machu Picchu Launches New Website After Covid-19

On November 1, 2020, the first visitors stepped foot into the sleepy Machu Picchu ruins with small crowds at 30% capacity, then Machu Picchu National Park increased visitor capacity to 40% in December. (If you're fit enough to…