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The new ferry connecting Iquitos with Santa Rosa, the Peruvian town at the border of Brazil and Colombia, makes traveling the Amazon faster, more comfortable and safer; photo: Daniel Carbajal
Travel News SunflowerSunflower Updated March 11, 2018 4207   0   1   0   0  
For years travelers wishing to go from Iquitos to either Brazil or Colombia on the Amazon River had to make a quite boring and uncomfortable, nevertheless exciting 3 days / 2 nights journey on a slow boat or a day trip on a fast boat. Now these times seems to be over.
Inca Trail closed in February
Travel News SunflowerSunflower Updated April 30, 2017 1892   0   1   0   0  
As every year the Inca Trail leading hikers to Peru’s famous Inca citadel Machu Picchu is closed in February mainly for maintenance and conservation works, but also to ensure the safety of visitors during the peak of the rainy season.
Lima reached with nearly 2,5 million international arrivals position 76 on the Top City Destinations Ranking
Travel News SunflowerSunflower Updated October 06, 2019 1217   0   1   0   2  
Yesterday, Euromonitor International, an independent market research company operating worldwide, released its annual Top City Destinations Ranking covering 100 of the world’s leading cities in terms of international tourist arrivals – and the Peruvian capital Lima is among them.
Viva Air Peru, the country's first low-cost airline, offers domestic flights for bargain prices from May 2017
Travel News SunflowerSunflower Updated April 30, 2017 2405   0   1   0   0  
After numerous announcements and delays it’s finally definite: Peru’s first low-cost airline Viva Air Peru, co-owned by Europe’s biggest budget carrier Ryanair, starts its operation in May 2017. During a press conference Viva Air CEO José Castellanos Lores announced that the availability of cheap airline tickets will revolutionize the Peruvian airline market.
Peru scored high at World Travel Awards 2016 - Image source: World Travel Awards (c)
Travel News SunflowerSunflower Updated April 30, 2017 1505   0   1   0   0  
Last Friday World Travel Awards (WTA) announced its 2016 winners at its 23nd annual awards ceremony in the Maldives. Known as the „Oscar of the Travel Industry" the World Travel Awards acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence in the tourism industry already since 1993. And while Peru could defend its title as World Leading Culinary Destination on a global level,...
New entry prices for the Inca citadel Machu Picchu 2017
Travel News SunflowerSunflower Updated April 30, 2017 4170   0   1   0   0  
Just recently the Peruvian Ministry of Culture announced new entry fees for Machu Picchu coming into effect on January 1st, 2017. As already in the previous year visitors can’t just buy one entrance ticket and have access to all parts of the Inka citadel, but have to choose between 6 different ticket options allowing them entrance to different areas...
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