My favorite part of Treehouse Lodge is hearing the sounds of the jungle. Whether I am relaxing in my treehouse at the end of an incredible day, walking through the jungle on an excursion, or navigating the calm waters at night, under the star-filled sky, with my private guide, the sounds of the amazon rainforest provide the perfect accompaniment during this lifetime adventure.
My favorite part of Treehouse Lodge is hearing the sounds of the jungle. Whether I am relaxing in my treehouse at the end of an incredible day, walking through the jungle on an excursion, or navigating the calm waters at night, under the star-filled sky, with my private guide, the sounds of the amazon rain forest provide the perfect accompaniment. Read more 3 Reasons You’ll Love The Comedor at Treehouse Lodge ›
It may come as no surprise that the best white rice I’ve ever tasted was in Peru as Peruvians eat rice with almost everything making them the most experienced of critics. So, how do you cook peruvian rice that would impress even the most refined Peruvian palette?
Your arrival in Cusco will be memorable. Upon departing baggage claim you will notice a few things: the sun in stronger, the air is crisper, and thinner; you may even feel a shortness of breath. Next, as you approach the historic center of Cusco, you will start to notice a shift in architecture: cobblestone streets start to appear, incan stones begin to show up at the base of buildings and hotels, spanish colonial arches frame the ¨Plaza de Armas de Cusco¨ and surrounding blocks. It doesn’t take long to realize why this city is known as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Read more What is the Weather Like in Cusco? ›
Travel magazines love Machu Picchu. Anytime they need a boost in readership, they publish the photos of the Lost City of the Incas on their cover or on one of the inserts. And it’s no wonder – Machu Picchu is a fascinating site usually found on people’s bucket lists. Ultimately, Machu Picchu inspires you to travel. Read more What is Huayna Picchu? ›
Machu Picchu is consistently the #1 travel destination in the world. Why? The answer is simple: the experience is mesmerizing and unique. You aren’t merely driving up to the lookout, getting out of the car, and snapping a few photos; you are traveling to the depths of South America, into the heart of the Andes. Stumbling onto the Lost City of the Incas is just one part of the journey. Read more What is the Inca Trail? ›
Starting on Saphi street, which is the main avenue to head up towards Saqsayhuaman, the great fortress ruins that hover over the Cusco valley, I walked down a few blocks to arrive at the main Plaza de Armas of Cusco. Read more A Walk to the Plaza de Armas in Cusco ›
In 1533, Francisco Pizarro was in the midst of the conquest of the Incas. After being captured by Pizarro, the Inca Emperar Atahualpa proposed to buy back his freedom by filling a room with gold. The room was 22 feet long and 17 feet wide. It is said that Atahualpa filled the room with gold up to a line 9 feet high. Although that gold was eventually lost, the cultural treasures of the Incas live on. Read more San Blas Neighborhood in Cusco ›
The Treehouse Lodge Blog
Welcome to the Treehouse Lodge Blog. We love Peru and want to share our knowledge of the country with you. Here you will find Peruvian travel tips, beautiful pictures, and highlights of the country. If you are headed to Peru, consider sleeping in one of our Treehouses.