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Peru

Peru travel guide, including map of Peru, top Peru travel experiences, tips for travel in Peru, plus the best treks and wildlife encounters

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Machu Picchu and the Inca Trail

Machu Picchu and Inca Trail travel guide, including map of Peru, tips for Machu Picchu travel, when to visit Machu Picchu and trek the Inca Trail

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Inca Trail

Inca Trail travel guide, including map of Peru, top Inca Trail experiences, tips for Inca Trail travel, when to trek the Inca Trail and Inca Trail tips

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Peru on a plate

The grand geographical diversity that has long drawn travellers is also responsible for Peru’s incredible cuisine – here’s how to explore the country’s foodie hotspots

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Peru: the road to ruins

It's not all about the Inca sites, says Alan Murphy, discover more on a tour of Peru

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Trekking in the Cordillera Blanca, Peru

Braving the rainy season in Peru sometimes pays off - the trails are deserted, the flights are cheaper and best of all you get the attention of the locals all to yourself...

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What to eat – and where – in Peru

Peru is one of the world's most geographically varied countries; mix in its history, and it's no surprise that Peruvian food reflects this dazzling diversity. Here's what you need to know...

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The top 9 wildlife must-see's in Peru

From big cats to exotic birds - these are the best wildlife encounters to have in Peru.

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Know before you go: Peru

Peru is a hot spot with adventurous travellers. Tom Shearman, from tour operator Andean Trails, answers first-time travellers' most frequently asked questions

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A spiritual trip to wild Bolivia and Peru

From fashionable La Paz to the ruin-scattered islands of Lake Titicaca... Explore the spiritual home of the Aymara on a trip across Bolivia and Peru’s wild altiplano

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Searching for condors in Peru's Colca Canyon

Delve into far-south Peru: a land of ice mummies, misty volcanoes, the Amazon’s source and one of the world’s deepest canyons, where mighty birds rule the roost

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Top 5 trips to take from Lima, Peru

Escape the hordes at Machu Picchu and discover these alternative attractions in Peru – all just a day's journey from the capital city, Lima

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10 things to do for free: Lima, Peru

Exactly 100 years after the rediscovery of Machu Picchu, it's a good time to peruse Peru. And you needn't spend a single sol exploring its colonial capital

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Top 5 posh places to stay in Peru

Whether trekking or on a cultural visit – there's plenty of great places to stay in Peru

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Peru trip planner: 5 of the best in-depth routes

Explore Amazonian lowlands to Andean highs, and discover pre-Columbian treasures, soaring condors and miraculous landscapes, with one of these five itineraries for the perfect Peru trip...

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9 things you must do in Peru

OK, visiting Machu Picchu is a given. But there's a lot more to Peru than this magnificent Inca citadel. Here are some activities to get you started...

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Northern Peru’s most authentic and least known secrets

Peru expert Paul Boardman reveals his favourite authentic experiences in Northern Peru, from stunning lodges and little-known museums, to the best place to see the rare Spatuletail hummingbird

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Horseriding on the Salkantay Trek, Peru

15 ecosystems, 4,600m high trails – on four hoofs. Trot to the top of the alternative Inca Trail for a view of Machu Picchu that the crowds don't see...

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Hiking the Inca Trail, Peru

The Inca Trail isn't always easy but the mountain scenery is spectacular and the trek will make your first glimpse of Machu Picchu all the sweeter

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7 Incredible travel experiences in Peru that will enrich your life

Peru is rich in unforgettable experiences; from exploring rainbow-coloured mountains and ancient cities to witnessing the flight of the mighty Andean condor…

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Off Pisco: 9 alternative trips in Peru that go beyond the Inca Trail

From remote Amazon biospheres to the archaeological wonders of the north, there’s more to Peru than Machu Picchu. Discover it all on these off-beat adventures to every corner of the country

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First 24 hours in Cusco, Peru

Cusco is breathtaking in every sense – from its impressive colonial architecture and Inca temples to its lofty altitude. Lyn Hughes helps you acclimatise…

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The high road: How you can explore Peru off the beaten (Inca) trail

The ancient roads across the Lares Valley in Peru are just part of a vast Incan web stretching 30,000km, offering not just wild views and rarely seen ruins but thrilling close-ups of local life…

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7 things to do for free: Cusco, Peru

We asked staff at the South American Explorers’ Cusco Clubhouse for their tips for freebies in the town…

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What to pack when you're... hiking the Inca Trail, Peru

It's one of the world's most iconic walks – but its varied terrain, altitude and weather conditions can make it a packing nightmare. Until you read this gear guide, of course...

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Walking the Lares Trek, Peru

Want to break away from the crowds and visit rural Andean communities on your journey to Machu Picchu? Try a 'community trek' from the village of Lares

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Colombia in context – Colombia Itinerary

Cross-border connections from neighbouring nations; Colombia in context (unlimited duration, plus Panama, Venezuela, Brazil, Peru and Ecuador)

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9 of the world's most awesome aqueducts

Ancient and beautiful, these stunning aqueducts - from Peru to France to India - have stood the test of time to become must-see constructions

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Tom Morgan: How I created the Mongol Rally

Tom Morgan, founder of The Adventurists, talks about the Mongol Rally, perils in Peru and becoming a culture institution for ASEAN

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Gallery: Wanderlust Travel Photo of the Year – People

From India to Peru, these are the incredible photos that made the shortlist of our People category and the fascinating stories behind them

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Top 10 tips for an amazing Amazonian boat adventure

Kick back in your hammock and watch the Amazon go by with this up-to-the-minute advice from Peru

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The Pre-Inca civilisation of Chachapoyas

The spooky burial sites of Chachapoyas in Peru are not for people who need their mummy, unless your mummy lives in an ancient tomb that is

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Kuelap: city of the cloud people

Machu Picchu may steal the headlines, but in northern Peru an older and even more intriguing lost city attracts far fewer visitor

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KT Tunstall: My World - “A penguin hit me in the face.”

Scottish singer-songwriter KT Tunstall on hiking in Skye, chewing coca in Peru, dancing with Jarvis Cocker in Greenland and animal attacks in Galapagos

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Gear review: Autographer roadtested

On a recent trip to Peru and the Galapagos Islands, Wanderlust’s Simon Chubb tried out this gadget that is neither traditional camera nor video camera

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A beginner's guide to South America

Ben Box guides you through Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay AND Venezuela

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Top 10 Peruvian food experiences

From roasted guinea pig to the world's most pungent potatoes, Peru's cuisine isn't for the faint hearted – but fortune favours the brave. Don't leave 'til you've tried these dishes, says Julia Hammond...

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Nazca Lines: The aliens have landed

...Or maybe not. Many theories have been purported about the Nazca Lines – extraterrestrial airfield being just one – but just what is the meaning of Peru’s ancient desert etchings?

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6 great journeys to take in 2017

Make 2017 the year you go on a truly epic journey that covers lots of ground, history and legendary sights for an experience you’ll never forget, including holidays in Iran, Bali and Peru

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Step-by-step along the Inca trail to Machu Picchu

4 Days.52 Kilometres. 1 Destination: Machu Picchu. Join our featured blogger, Greg Goodman as he takes you on an ancient journey on Peru’s Inca Trail.

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World's Greatest Journeys: Track jaguar in the Bolivian Amazon

Welcome to the jungle – the Amazon rainforest isn't just confined to Brazil and Peru, and the jaguars wander where they please...

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The Choquequirao Trail

The trek to the Inca city will challenge even the most experienced hikers. But, take a chew of the coca and persevere, and you'll see one of the great sights of Peru

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2019's best new trips for culture seekers

The best way to really understand a destination? Absorb its unique colour, customs and cuisines. Cruise Halong Bay in Vietnam, beat the crowds to classic China and see another side of Peru...

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2019’s top trips for active adventures

Fancy hiking Peru's Rainbow Mountain? Cycling vineyards in Veneto, Italy? Or kayaking the Turkish coast? These unforgettable trips will get your adrenaline flowing, thighs sighing and hearts soaring...

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Travel Photo of the Year finalist gallery: An insight to local life

Catch a rare glimpse into the lives of workers and festival-goers across India, Mongolia, Peru and beyond, with these 10 striking finalist images from our Wanderlust Travel Photo of the Year competition...

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11 tasty foodie trips to tantalise your tastebuds

Food and drink make for some of our top travel memories. Explore the world, one cuisine at a time, with these delicious foodie-themed journeys, including Italy, Thailand and Peru

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