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Peru is one of the main tourist destinations in South America. It has a varied natural beauty according to the different zones of its territory, remarkable archaeological wonders, such as Machu Picchu, gastronomic delights, and a vast cultural heritage, there is also a great variety of activities and places to see and do in Peru.  

Traveling to Peru is to wake up pending dreams, is to connect with oneself, is to enter 5 thousand years of living history. Peru tourism offers you many unforgettable activities and landscapes. Get ready to master waves on totora horses, surfboards and enjoy sunsets in oases with protective dunes. In the mountains, with the sound of quenas in the wind, you will breathe the pure air of the Andes and contemplate with devotion the harmony of man with nature in Machu Picchu. In the jungle, the Amazon River will welcome you with pink dolphins and will invite you to dance, to be free. Live the Peru tourism means enjoy a exquisite gastronomy, unique and recognized in the world. If the heart says yes, dare to visit it.  

 

Peru Tourism 

Peru is a very rich country in terms of areas, reserves and places to know and visit, so despite having deficiencies, it stands out at the world level due to the incalculable value of its historical heritage.  


Arequipa and the Colca Valley

The city of Arequipa is also known as the "White City". Its historic center has been recognized as a Cultural Heritage of Humanity by the architecture of its beautiful colonial buildings in white ashlar, highlighting its mansions, churches, temples and monasteries such as Santa Catalina. It is surrounded by beautiful countryside with villages with beautiful landscapes. From here you can visit the famous Colca Valley and the Colca Canyon, protected natural areas such as the National Reserve of Salinas and Aguada Blanca and the National Sanctuary of Lagunas de Mejía. In its mountains and snowy peaks, its pampas or its rivers are excellent scenarios for adventure sports. It is an ideal destination to visit colonial monuments, live cultures and make outdoor tourism enjoying adventure, nature and biodiversity. Arequipa enjoys one of the best cuisines in Peru. 

 

Chiclayo 

The city of Friendship. Chiclayo has the fortune of being the gateway to the most recent and spectacular archaeological discoveries such as the Lord of Sipan in Huaca Rajada, the Lord of Sicán in Batán Grande - Historical Sanctuary of Pomac Forest, the Valley of the Pyramids of Tucume and the Museum Royal Tombs of Sipán. Thanks to this, Chiclayo becomes the second destination, after Cuzco, for the archaeological and historical interest it generates. Chiclayo is the city of sorcerers, healers and esotericism. Also in the circuit of beaches you can see the thousand-year-old caballitos de totora in Pimentel or Eten the 2nd Eucharistic city of the World. Three protected natural areas ideal for nature lovers and birdwatchers. It has one of the best cuisines in northern Peru. 

 

Iquitos and the Amazon River

The Amazon jungle. An ideal place for lovers of nature tourism and biodiversity and for those who want to feel an intimate contact with the unspoiled nature of the Amazonian forests. From Iquitos you can take a cruise on the Amazon River or stay in hostels and lodges located in the jungle to explore the jungle and the most daring and adventurous can reach the protected natural areas, highlighting Pacaya Samiria and Allpahuayo Mishana, with exuberant fauna and flora, ideal for bird watching, you can also make contact with the aborigines of the amazonía or know the rites of ayahuasca. 


Tambopata 

The Amazon jungle, natural paradise in the Amazon of Peru, the garden of Eden. The Tambopata National Reserve is located between the basins of the Tambopata and Madre de Dios rivers, has an area of ​​274,690 hectares. The richness of its biodiversity is incalculable, the scientists have already registered 632 species of birds, 1,200 species of butterflies, 169 species of mammals, 205 species of fish, 103 species of amphibians and 67 species of reptiles. The vegetation is typical of tropical regions, the best macaw clay licks in the world, wonderful jungle landscapes. Ideal area for bird watching and the rituals of ayahuasca. Accessible through Puerto Maldonado. 

 

Lima 

The capital of Peru, a great metropolis, the gastronomic capital. In general, this is the gateway to the country. You will be able to enjoy and know its historical center with beautiful colonial constructions declared Cultural Patrimony of the Humanity by UNESCO; the best museums in Peru, some archaeological sites pre-Hispanicos highlighting Caral, also a Cultural Heritage of Humanity. Lima Peru tourism offers a wide variety of cultural, folkloric shows, night entertainment centers, luxury casinos, gambling houses and enjoy the famous cuisine and Peruvian cuisine. Ultramodern malls for shopping and craft markets. Excellent beaches south of Lima for surfing or relaxing, horseback riding and shows of the famous Peruvian Paso horse.  

 

Chan Chan

This is an impressive citadel built in adobe by the ancient men of the Chimu culture and is the largest in Latin America. It is located between Trujillo and Huanchaco. 

 

Paracas

On the shores of the Pacific Ocean. An excellent ecological destination for lovers of nature and birds, the Paracas National Reserve and the Ballestas Islands. It also offers cultural historical attractions with archaeological remains of the Paracas Culture. It is a good alternative to spend excellent moments of rest and relaxation in excellent hotels facing the sea. For lovers of water sports such as windsurfing, diving, fishing & nbsp; height and do not discard to know its arid deserts and have an adventure in buggies for its impressive dunes and for surfers the waves of San Gallán Island.  

 

Chavin

It is an archaeological site that was the capital of the Chavín culture, located in Ancash, and stands out for having important sculptures that are part of the national and world heritage such as Cabezas Clavas and Monolithic Lanzón. 

 

Huascaran National park 

It is a national park located in the Callejón de Huaylas, an area of ​​the Andes mountain range that houses the famous Huascaran mountain in the Cordillera Blanca, in the city of Yungay. Here you can find a great variety of flora and fauna at the same time that you can also do ecotourism. Titicaca lake This is the second largest lake in South America, it is located in the Peruvian-Bolivian altiplano, where you can find a population called the Uros, who inhabit some floating islands on the lake. 

 

Manu National Park 

This natural reserve is located between the departments of Cusco and Madre de Dios, at an altitude of 3,500 meters above sea level and with an impressive variety of flora and fauna within its wooded vegetation. Manu National park stands out for being the natural habitat of the Cock of the Rocks, Peruvian national bird.  

 

Nazca Lines 

The Nazca lines are found in the desert area of ​​Nazca, made by the culture of the same name. These figures represent zoomorphic, anthropomorphic and geometric images that are fully appreciated from the air.  

 

Paracas National Reserve 

This area is located in the city of Pisco, housing a large number of species of flora and fauna while preserving a marine ecosystem. It also highlights in the bay of Paracas a geoglyph that takes the form of a candelabrum, believing that it is related to the Nazca lines.  


Cusco and Macchu Picchu 

There are a lot of Cusco attractions such as the Sacred Valley, considered the center of production of the best grain of corn; the neighborhood of San Blas, known as the artisans neighborhood for hosting renowned popular artists of the city; Maras, a place that has salt mines that were used since the Incas; Paucartambo, a town that still maintains its ancestral Andean culture.

 

Machu Picchu city, etymologically known as Old Mountain, it is one of the most important tourist complexes and archaeological ruins in the world. It is one of the most elaborate works of Inca engineering and architecture and due to its height and peculiarity it is considered a World Heritage Site.

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