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Cuzco, Peru, travel information

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THE BEST WAY TO CUZCO

From LAX, connecting service (change of plane) to Cuzco is offered on LAN, Aeromexico, American, United, Delta and Copa. Restricted round-trip fares, including taxes and fees, are $766-$786.

TELEPHONES

To call the numbers below from the U.S., dial 011 (the international dialing code) and 51 (the country code for Peru).

WHERE TO STAY

Hotel Monasterio, 136 Calle Palacio, Plazoleta Nazarenas; 84-604-000, http://www.monasteriohotel.com. Rooms for two generally $400-$700, but can drop to $235.

Amaru Hostal, 541 Cuesta de San Blas; 84-225-933, http://www.amaruhostal.com. Twenty-seven rooms. Rooms for two $48 a night. Three rooms have sleeping lofts, good for a family. All TVs are flat-screens.

Sol & Luna Spa & Lodge, Fundo Huincho Lote A5, Urubamba; 84-201-620, http://www.hotelsolyluna.com. Fifteen suites and 28 round bungalows. Rooms for two $256 and up, including breakfast.

WHERE TO EAT

Chicha, 261 Plaza Regocijo, second level; (84) 240-520; http://www.chicha.com.pe. Opened in 2009, serving lunch and dinner. Main dishes about $10-$17.

Pacha Papa, 120 Plazoleta San Blas 120; 84-241-318, http://www.cuscorestaurants.com/en/pachapapa.html. Lunch and dinner. Courtyard patio. Main dishes $8-$15.

MAP Café, 231 Plazoleta Nazarenas; 84-242-476; http://www.cuscorestaurants.com/en/mapcafe.html. Museum-adjacent mod cuisine in a glassed-in dining room. Main dishes about $18-$30.

Greens, 135 Santa Catalina Angosta 135, second floor; 84-243-379; http://www.cuscorestaurants.com/en/greensorganic.html. Organic lunch and dinner. Main dishes about $7-$10.

Jack's Café, 509 Choquechaka; 84-254-606, http://www.jackscafecusco.com. Salads, sandwiches, casseroles, about $3-$8.

TO LEARN MORE

Peruvian government tourism, http://www.peru.travel/en.

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