The department of Cuzco is a hiker’s paradise, with huge mountain ranges, winding rivers, isolated villages and ruins, varied eco- systems, and a huge range of altitudes.
Remote, spectacular, and still not entirely cleared, the ruins of Choquequirau
Snowcapped Ausangate (6372m), the highest mountain in southern Peru,
The real ‘lost city of the Incas,’ Vilcabamba – also known as Espíritu Pampa – is what Hiram Bingham
Just across the main road from Tambomachay isthis commanding
The name of this small but fascinating ruin means ‘
This immense ruin of both religious and military significance is the most impres- sive in the immediate area around Cuzco.
The local manifestation of a common tourist-town phenomenon, the brichero is a parasite on the gringa (female foreigner). He seduces her as quickly and directly as possible and then shamelessly eats, lives and travels off her for as long as she allows. (We say ‘he’ and ‘her’, but they’re not all men: there are also…
There are hundreds of registered travel agencies in Cuzco, but things change quickly, so ask other travelers for recommendations. Be aware that many of the small travel agencies clustered around Procuradores and Plateros earn com- missions selling trips run by someone else, and this can lead to organizational mixups. If the travel agency also sells…
Cuzco is one of the best places in South America to study Spanish. Shop around – competition is fierce and students benefit with free cultural and social activities. Salsa lessons and cooking nights are more or less ubiquitous.
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Qorichaska Cusco Hostel (Cuzco) Peru is just a few minutes from the main square of Cusco, is located “Nueva Alta Street”, one of the most traditional streets of Cusco, a nice and comfortable place with a friendly atmosphere, this is a perfect choice for your home away from home, a perfect place in the middle…
If you come from anywhere from Peru, you may arrive early morning or late at night, in the Hostal Qorichaska, Our recepcionist personal work 24 hours of the day, our receptionists are at the top of Cusco and as we are a people employ Peruvian Hostel our city, so we are committed to the Peruvian…
Qorichaska hostel is a colonial style house located in an old historic downtown district of the city of Cusco, about 3 blocks from the “Plaza de Armas”, this Colonial house of Cusco building has a 300 years old and has authentic stone arches is also restored and perfectly preserved.