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Destination: Peru

Our list of articles tagged with "Peru."

September 25, 2017

Luxury in Peru

Peru offers travelers ample opportunity to stay at top luxury properties, indulge in  local cuisine, and learn about local crafts and culture.

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April 20, 2016

Arts and Crafts Touring in Peru

An interesting part of any trip to Peru is exploring the country’s rich history and culture through its fascinating arts and crafts. Beautiful handmade textiles are among the most famous Peruvian crafts. They’re also among the most ancient: The oldest fabrics discovered in Peru have been dated to around 10,000 B.C. Artisans of Leisure Peru […]

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December 11, 2015

Private Archaeological Touring in Peru

One of the highlights of touring in Peru is learning about the country’s important archaeological sites while accompanied by an expert guide. Peru has been home to many important and powerful civilizations, including the Chavin, Moche, Nazca and Chimu. The best-known ancient Peruvian civilization is the Inca Empire. Inca heritage is still apparent in the […]

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October 15, 2015

Just Back: Insider Peru

We recently returned from an extensive private tour through Peru, one of our favorite destinations for its rich offering of cultural, culinary and adventure experiences. Highlights included Lima, Arequipa, Colca Canyon, the Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu (including Huayna Picchu), Cusco, the Nazca Lines and the Bellestas Islands.

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June 24, 2015

Exclusive New Private Culinary Tour of Peru

Artisans of Leisure is excited to announce our new Culinary Tour of Peru, a food-focused private tour that immerses travelers in Peru’s culinary and cultural traditions. Peru is one of the most exciting culinary destinations in South America, and our new tour showcases the country’s wonderful culinary traditions and latest culinary innovations, from ceviche and pachamanca […]

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February 4, 2015

Notes from Our Travelers: Celebrating a Milestone Birthday in Peru

Travelers who have just returned from a private Artisans of Leisure tour in Peru shared these beautiful photos from the Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu. The trip was celebrating a 60th birthday, and Artisans of Leisure arranged some extra touches to help make it memorable. Here’s what they had to say: “We had a perfect day at […]

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June 25, 2013

Iconic Image: Machu Picchu, Peru

Travelers of ours who recently returned from an Artisans of Leisure Peru tour sent us this amazing photo of a kestrel in flight above Machu Picchu. The bright orange feathers make a bold contrast with the grass on the Inca terraces and the lush foliage of the Andes mountains surrounding the site. Here’s what they […]

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March 5, 2012

Just Back: The Best of Peru

We recently returned from an incredible private luxury tour of Peru that included Machu Picchu, the Sacred Valley, Cusco and Colca Canyon.

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February 28, 2012

Just Back: Peru

Artisans of Leisure travel expert John McGee recently traveled through Peru. Read about the highlights of his tour, all of which we either include or offer as options on our private tours of Peru. Touring highlights: Climbing to the top of the Machu Picchu site in the late afternoon when few tourists remained and feeling […]

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May 24, 2011

Private Shore Excursions the Artisans of Leisure Way

When taking a luxury cruise, a great way to make the most of your time in ports of call is with private shore excursions and private overland tours. Artisans of Leisure has a vast network of expert guides and drivers in cruise destinations around the world, and we work with sophisticated travelers to customize private […]

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October 13, 2009

Family travel in Peru

Peru is one of our most popular family travel destinations. With awe-inspiring archaeological sites such as Machu Picchu, abundant wildlife, and incredible natural beauty, Peru offers the perfect mix of culture, nature and family-friendly activities. Our guides in Peru are particularly skilled at keeping sightseeing interesting and fun for the entire family. No visit to […]

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April 15, 2009

Notes from our travelers: Peru’s Sacred Valley & Machu Picchu

This post is by travelers of ours (a husband and wife) from Maryland. They are currently on an around-the-world tour with Artisans of Leisure. Along the way, they have been sending updates about their journey to friends and family back home. They have generously allowed us to share their stories and images with our blog […]

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February 6, 2009

5 Introductory Flavors of Peru

Peru is becoming a major foodie destination. For first-time visitors, here’s what to be sure to try while traveling in Peru, along with a few suggestions for the best places to sample each item. 1. Ceviche Made of raw seafood, marinated and essentially “cooked” in a citrus-based mixture, a fresh ceviche may end up being […]

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