Handpicked by a Peru Local Expert, we bring you our guide to 'Holidays Tips for your February Trip to Peru'.

February is the perfect month to visit Peru, with its diverse landscapes and rich culture. Whether you are looking to explore the ancient ruins of Machu Picchu, relax on the beaches of Mancora, or immerse yourself in the vibrant city life of Lima, there is something for everyone in this beautiful country.

One of the highlights of visiting Peru in February is the celebration of Carnaval, a vibrant festival that takes place throughout the country. From colorful parades to lively street parties, Carnaval is a must-see event that will immerse you in the local culture and traditions.

When packing for your trip, be sure to bring layers as the weather in Peru can vary greatly depending on the region. If you are planning to visit the Andes, remember that temperatures can drop quickly in the evenings, so a warm jacket is essential. For coastal regions like Lima and Mancora, lightweight clothing and plenty of sunscreen are a must.

While in Peru, be sure to try the local cuisine, which is a mouthwatering blend of indigenous flavors and international influences. From ceviche to lomo saltado, there is something for every palate to enjoy. And don't forget to try a Pisco Sour, Peru's national cocktail, while soaking in the stunning views of the Andean mountains.

Finally, be sure to take advantage of the many outdoor activities that Peru has to offer. Whether you are a thrill-seeker looking to hike the Inca Trail or a nature lover wanting to explore the Amazon rainforest, there are endless opportunities for adventure in this diverse country.

Overall, a trip to Peru in February is sure to be a memorable experience. With its stunning landscapes, rich culture, and warm hospitality, Peru is a destination that will capture your heart and leave you wanting more.


Kayak - Lake Titicaca

Kayak - Lake Titicaca The immensity of Lake Titicaca can be felt with greater intensity when one is traveling aboard a kayak. Several of the islands offer services with modern kayaks, with cushioned seats, for one or two people. Safety measures apply, although the waters are generally still and offer tranquility. Lake Titicaca  General Information   Location: Puno Departmen...


Choquequirao Archaeological Park

Choquequirao Archaeological Park Located 3,104.09 masl (Geographic Institute of Peru-2001) at the summit of a leafy green mountain on the border of the districts of Cuzco and Apurímac, the Choquequirao Archaeological Park is sure to impress with the majesty of its Inca architecture with terraces, plazas, chambers, imposing walls with niches, and other structures.   Construction of Choqu...


Rock Climbing - Pasco

Rock Climbing - Pasco The Huallay Stone Forest, in Pasco Department, offers almost 6,815 hectares of incredible rock formations and volcanic walls that put even the most expert climbers to the test if they want to reach the summit.   Besides resistance and ability, climbers need to have participated in a acclimatisation process that allows them to resist 4,000 masl. The forest is located...


Tucume Archaeological Complex

Tucume Archaeological Complex Known also as the Valley of the Pyramids, Túcume is one of the best representations of the three cultures that occupied the area: Lambayeque, Chimú, and Inca. The 26 adobe pyramids can be admired from Purgatory Hill, where viewers can appreciate why they took 500 years to build.   Studies have determined that here there were eleven luxurious palaces, beaut...


Moray Archaeological Complex

Moray Archaeological Complex The complex is located 74 km (46 miles) from Cuzco City, at 3,500 masl (11,483 fasl). An outstanding archaeological site because it holds a series of circular Andean paths that were probably amphitheaters. The largest has 12 paths and has a depth of 100 meters (328 feet). Moray  According to researchers, the circular paths in Moray served as a center for ...


The Dinosaurs of Querulpa

The Dinosaurs of Querulpa Querulpa is a hill located just a few minutes from Dead Bull. Both sites have become stops on a tour route that is a must for any visitor to Arequipa.   There are footprints of various sizes: 75 cm long (30 inches), 54 cm deep (21 inches), and 25 cm wide (10 inches). Some areas wide as 60 cm (24 inches), and 10 cm deep (4 inches), and are presumed to belong to t...


Hang-gliding and paragliding -Urubamba Valley

Hang-gliding and paragliding -Urubamba Valley 'Urubamba Valley, the Sacred Valley of the Incas, possesses a range of options in terms of adrenaline-charged tourism. Hang-gliding and paragliding together with highly qualified instructors is a hugely enjoyable activity. One of the most frequent services leaves the City at 8:00 am from Plaza de Armas, heading to Mirador de Calca Flights last about...


Cusco: Cusco and the Sacred Valley

Cusco: Cusco and the Sacred Valley In Cusco, the various agencies specializing in adventure tourism have diverse tracks which lead from the city to nearby archaeological sites. Another very interesting track, leading through the circular paths of Moray, travels through Salineras de Maras before descending into the Urubamba Valley or Sacred Valley. A cycling adventure has also been designed thro...


Huancaya Route

Huancaya Route The Nor Yauyos-Cochas Landscape Reserve offers visitors the possibility of walking through landscapes surrounded by nature, rivers, waterfalls (Hualhuas) and being at the foot of the Western Cordillera peaks near the towns of Huancaya (3 500 masl) and Vilcas (3 650 masl). Beautiful scenery  General Information   Location: Lima Department. Vilcas (3,650 masl) ...

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