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5 Destinations in the South of Peru you can visit with Pirwa Travel.

5 Destinations in the South of Peru you can visit with Pirwa Travel.

Planning a long trip in the south of Peru can have great benefits; especially when it comes to the assorted connections you can choose; this can result on planning a travel itinerary more flexible and complete.

This way you can connect your visit to Machu Picchu and other great attractions not without knowing other particular places that allows you to observe more closely the cultural wealth and beauty of this part of the country.

In this blog we show you 5 amazing destinations in the South of Peru that surely won’t dissapoint you.

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Huayna Picchu Mountain or Machu Picchu Mountain: Which one to choose?

Huayna Picchu Mountain or Machu Picchu Mountain: Which one to choose?

Once you’ve planned your travel to Machu Picchu, it’s time to decide which of the two imposing mountains that surround the citadel you want to scale. If you’re going to take the rick to climb one of them and get the best pic from the top; this article can help you to know what are the differences and similarities of these routes.

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Adventure packages you can do in Nazca and Pisco.

Adventure packages you can do in Nazca and Pisco.

Sandboarding in Cerro Blanco Dune

We recommend starting early, at around 5 in the morning, so you can avoid the exposure to the sun rays which become very annoying at noon.

The package includes a transfer from your hostel in Nazca, after this the departure towards to Cerro Blanco dune in the Nazca desert will be in a 4 by 4 track. This dune is considered by many people as the highest dune around the world. It takes half an hour to get to the 28th kilometre, which is the nearest point we can reach by car. From that point on, is a 3 hours way until we get to the top of the desert at around 9 am.

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Hidden Cusco, Humantay Lagoon

Hidden Cusco, Humantay Lagoon

When we are visiting a city like Cusco is easy to feel we hadn´t have enough time to know the famous places or we didn’t get the most of the less popular and fancy attractions of the city, this causes that we want to stay or we’re going back in thoughts. It’s almost unavoidable!

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Celebrate the World Folklore Day in Cusco!

Celebrate the World Folklore Day in Cusco!

ciudad-cusco pequeñoEvery August 22th since 1846 World Folklore Day is celebrated, given that archaeologist William John Thoms who named for the first time the knowledge of a population as Folklore; a complete mixture of popular wisdom. Such a superstition, traditions, habits, music, dance and art of a population in a certain place. Curiously, these things are being now more present from day to day.

Cusco just fits perfectly to get involved in this popular wisdom celebration, an enviable city because of its culture, the city is truly dynamic and modernizes as current trends appear, without losing its origins and roots from quechuas in all its professions, which in fact become very attractive because of its authenticity.

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