Sacsayhuaman

Posted 02/09/14 by & filed under Hotel Cuzco.

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Sacsayhuaman is a Stone fortress located at the top of Cusco, about 3 kilometers from Cusco´s main square. It is located next to a large esplanade and has great views of the city and the vilcanota mountain range. Sacsayhuamán is formed by three stone walls, some of them of enormous proportions in a larger set… Read more »

We open our 4th hotel in Cusco: Tierra Viva Cusco San Blas

Posted 03/07/14 by & filed under Blog.

An old colonial house located in one of the most traditional neighborhoods of Cusco gives life to our newly inaugurated Tierra Viva Cusco San Blas, our fourth hotel in the mythical Inca city, and the seventh overall in Peru. The hotel Just 4 blocks from the Plaza de Armas and a few meters from the… Read more »

Three Traveler’s Choice Awards for our hotels in Cusco and Arequipa for its “Exceptional Customer Service”

Posted 20/05/14 by & filed under Blog.

To receive three new Traveler’s Choice awards from the renowned travel website TripAdvisor reconfirms to us that we are on the right path. The deserving hotels of this award are chosen by tourists and travelers who use this web, at present the most important travel website in the world, as their reference. The quality and… Read more »

Millennial Chinchero

Posted 15/10/13 by & filed under Alive cultures.

As frozen in time, surrounded by the majestic Salkantay, Veronica and Soray is Chinchero, the tranquil village of weavers and, probably, the best preserved Andean traditions keeper -costumes, quechua and ancestral customs- wide Sacred Valley. The villagers still live in Chinchero Inca constructions inherited from their ancestors, here stands out the Church of Our Lady… Read more »

San Blas: Art, faith and tradition

Posted 01/10/13 by & filed under Alive cultures.

The centenary district of T’oqocachi (“salt cave”),  is already part of the oldest legends that are told in Cusco. During the Inca times, it’s believe that the people who inhabited it dedicated to agriculture. Two Ayllus coexisted here: Hatun Ayllu and Capac Ayllu. The water abundance, which came out of its valleys, its excellent microweathers… Read more »

The Plaza de Armas of Cusco

Posted 05/07/13 by & filed under Blog, Monuments and History.

The current Plaza de Armas corresponded to the administrative and political center of the Inca empire. Before it was a swampy area that the incas worked and transformed in the XII century, raising in time the palaces on which Huayna Cápac and Pachacútec lived between other leaders.

Horseback experiences

Posted 18/06/13 by & filed under Adventure and Nature, Blog.

Cusco and the Sacred Valley are two of the best destinations to explore archaeological places, attractions, communities and mountains on horseback, allowing to discover the navel of the world in a different way. In addition to the recreational use of horses, tour operators offer a wide range of routes and circuits of all difficult levels, with… Read more »

Huacarpay lagoon

Posted 06/06/13 by & filed under Blog, Monuments and History.

This beautiful lagoon, surrounded by grasses and rushes, is located 26 kilometers from Cusco, in the so-called South Valley. Some people go to swim in it, others to observe the variety of birds that live there or to spend a quiet field day.

Salkantay

Posted 19/10/12 by & filed under Adventure and Nature, Blog.

The Salkantay trek is probably one of the mountain route that cross most of the Peruvian eight natural regions. It starts at Mollepata and after setting the camp at the foothill of one of the most sacred mountains of the andes, the Salkantay. You ascend to the abra Salkantay at 4600masl, to start a huge… Read more »

Apurímac River Rafting

Posted 02/08/12 by & filed under Adventure and Nature, Blog.

Rafting on Apurímac river is one of the best adventure experiences that can be found in Cusco. The river, which means ‘the God who roars’, is located between Cusco and Apurimac, being a natural border between the two. It had great importance in the view of the Andean world because it is very close to… Read more »