Luxury travel in Peru

Experiencing the Height of Luxury: Travelling through Peru's Enchanting Landscapes Peru, a land of ancient wonders and breathtaking landscapes, beckons travellers from across the globe with promises of unforgettable experiences. While its rich history and diverse culture are well-known, Peru also offers a haven for luxury travellers seeking opulence amidst its natural splendour. From [...]

A Stay At CIRQA Arequipa

Peru’s ‘White City’ of Arequipa has a brand-new luxury hideaway for travellers exploring this charming colonial city. Humboldt specialist Clara reviews a recent stay at CIRQA Arequipa.

Top 10 Restaurants in Lima, Peru

Lima’s booming restaurant scene has earned it a well-deserved reputation as the home of high-end South American gastronomy. Pioneering chefs and eateries in this stunning colonial city have continued to celebrate and elevate traditional Peruvian cuisine, putting the traditional food of the Andes on the map internationally.

Luxury Hotel of the Month: Sol y Luna

Peru’s stunning Sacred Valley is an unmissable stop on any first-timer’s trip to this colourful Andean nation. Sol y Luna is one of our favourite luxury offerings in this region with exceptional cuisine, characterful accommodations and fabulous on-site facilities. Read on for more information on this luxury hotel!

The Best Machu Picchu Train Experiences

The magical site of Machu Picchu in Peru is one of the hottest destinations in Latin America, and yet people are often overwhelmed at the choices of how to arrive at the famous citadel. There is an impressive selection of trains which can be taken from the Sacred Valley onwards to the small town of Aguas. To make your decision easier, here is a round up of the services offered...

Luxury Hotel of the Month: April

When thinking of Peru, it is likely the first things to come to mind are Machu Picchu, llamas and an overwhelming burst of colour and culture. However, on the northern coastline, Peru also boasts some of the most peaceful coastlines scattered with beautiful beaches. It is in this region that visitors can discover some truly luxurious properties such as KiChic...

Chachapoyas: The New Machu Picchu?

Located in the north of the country, Chachapoyas and nearby Kuelap, are home to some incredibly well preserved constructions, including the Kuelap Fortress and colourful tombs set into the cliffs. Not only are there a selection of mind-blowing ancient history sites, but the area is also rich in wildlife (particularly hummingbirds), and has many beautiful waterfalls - including the 3rd highest waterfall in the world - Gocta Falls

Luxury Hotel of the Month: August

Built in harmony with the surrounding environment, this new Belmond hotel 'Las Casitas' is the premier accommodation option when staying at the Colca Canyon in Peru. The stunning surrounding landscapes can be viewed from various vistas throughout the property, but the best place is from the private 'casitas'.

4 Luxury Beach Hotels in Peru

4 Luxury Beach Hotels in Peru Peru certainly isn't at the top of the list when it comes to booking beach breaks, however, this vibrant country which is steeped in history and culture also boasts some incredible boutique hotels right next to the sea. The coastline of Peru is huge, with almost 2,500km of beaches, [...]

How to Make a Pisco Sour

With spring well underway, it's time to think about which cocktails you'll be sipping on this summer... Read any bar menu and the likelihood is that many of the choices are from Latin America. The Caipirinha is a Brazilian staple. The Pina Colada - one of the most well known cocktails in the world - [...]

The Inca Trail ‘How To’ Guide

The Inca Trail in Peru is without doubt one of the most famous trekking routes in the world. Spending a few days in this rugged, unspoilt mountainous terrain which is steeped in history and surrounded by the white capped peaks of the Andes is an unforgettable experience. Add to this the breathtaking moment that you [...]

Visiting Lake Titicaca

Lake Titicaca is the highest navigable lake in the world and is an essential part of any holiday to Peru. It stretches across the borders of both Peru and Bolivia although  more of the lake is located on the Peruvian side. Humboldt Travel directors, Kirsty and Simon, paid a visit to the area on a [...]