The Classic Inca Trail to Machu Picchu: A Photographic Journey

Share this page on: It was around the early 2000’s when we started exploring the notion of running our style of adventure trips in Peru. One of the old hands at Active, Phil Boorman, had already spent years in Costa Rica surfing and teaching, as well as guiding groups...

Top 10 Guest Photos 2015

Share this page on: Photo competitions. They’re not necessarily a good thing for an organisation like us to run, because there can only ever be one winner, and we leave hundreds of other people disappointed. But we can’t help ourselves, can we? That’s because it’s...

Peru Vaccinations and Medical Checklist

Exploring the ancient streets of Cusco, trekking the Inca or Lares Trails, taking in the sight of Machu Picchu for the first time–these are all magical moments. If you’re planning a trip to Peru, you’re truly lucky. Most people don’t get to...

The 7 Peruvian Drinks You Can’t Miss on Your Trip

Just like Peru is a land of diverse and delicious cuisines, the country also has a wide variety of characteristic beverages for you to try during your trip! From the official national cocktail to ancient indigenous concoctions to burgeoning craft beer scenes in Lima...

7 Things to Know Before Visiting Peru

Share this page on: Sometimes surprises when you’re travelling can be good – a delicious meal at a local restaurant or a tip from a local leading to a great off-the-beaten-path site, for example. However, more often than not, travel surprises can be nasty, and as much...