Out Adventures offers two ways to visit Peru.
First, an active adventure, sleeping under the stars on a trek through the Andes towards Machu Picchu. Second, a cultural tour with a splash of luxury and stops in Lima, Cusco, The Amazon and, yes, Machu Picchu.
Today we’re highlighting the latter, offering a preview of the fantastic accommodations you can enjoy on our Peruvian Amazon and Machu Picchu cultural tour.
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Climbing Kilimanjaro or taking an Antarctic safari are adventurous in their own right, but what goes in your mouth can be just as impressive. Here are the freakiest foods to be found in countries that we visit. Put on your stretchy pants, and never lose your sense of adventure!
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Enclosed with mountains, Santiago is Chile’s valley capital as well as the first and final stop on our Chile Grapes, Grit & Stargazing tour. If you’re considering an extra day in the charming city, here are our tips to get the most pound for your Peso.
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Angkor Wat is the primary reason most people visit Cambodia. It sees over 2 million people per year, and was even named *THE* best attraction on Earth by Lonely Planet a few years ago. Here’s a few things you might like to know.
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Looking to crack open a new book on vacation? We selected our favourite page-turners from every country Out Adventures visits.
Continue reading “Literary Escapes: books that celebrate our favourite destinations.”
Prefer to rehydrate with rosé? Enjoy finishing a trek with Tempranillo? Or conclude a tough ride with Riesling?
If you answered yes to any of the above, our Chile Grapes, Grit and Stargazing tour may just be your cup of petit chablis. The hybrid active-culture adventure features tenacious treks and rigorous rides but rewards your efforts with tours of lush vineyards and meals at the country’s finest restaurants.
Below we uncork the active portion of the tour, detailing each bike and hike to help you determine if this is the right trip for you.
We’ve seen it before.
Caught up in a resolution, a mid-life crisis, or boundless optimism, someone books our 14-day Everest Base Camp hike. “I can do this.” they assure themselves. “Can’t I?”
Weeks before the climb, their confidence has withered. They weep openly and hyperventilate. They haven’t even purchased the hiking boots that should already be broken in!
If you’re thinking, ‘that sounds like me’, spark some incense, listen to a guided meditation and CTFD (calm the **** down). You *can* do this. Everest’s reputation is worse than her bite. If you’re reasonably fit (to use the guides’ own words), you truly can do this with training and preparation.
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Staff writer Lino DiNallo loves to share his world with you, but we can’t take him anywhere. Following Scenes From Sri Lanka, he’s back with more filth from the muddy shores of our New Year Mekong River cruise.
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