What is the Weather Like in Cusco?

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 main plaza 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?

San Blas Neighborhood in Cusco

Cusco is a city of treasures.

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

Treehouse Lodge Meets with Vice-Presidential Candidate on Environmental Issues

The environment matters to us here at the Treehouse Lodge. Our 8 treehouses (soon to be 10!) are built in the heart of the most biodiverse ecosystem on the planet. From our treehouses that soar anywhere between 30-70 feet in the air you get a front row seat to the birds, monkeys, sloths, and other flora and fauna of the Peruvian Amazon. Read more Treehouse Lodge Meets with Vice-Presidential Candidate on Environmental Issues