How is Valentine's Day celebrated in Peru?
Do men spend the same as women? How many take advantage of the date to confess their love? These are some of the questions posed by the study.
Do men spend the same as women? How many take advantage of the date to confess their love? These are some of the questions posed by the study.
“Family reunions next to the tree, celebration, recipes to suck your fingers and especially many lights, every corner of the world is taken every year with the arrival of Christmas, a time where in addition to having a full belly and a happy heart, We can share and remember those moments we live during the year.”
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Experience the untamed jungle in a concentrated excursion. Lodge in a room overlooking the Amazon River. See sloths, anacondas, and other jungle creatures.
Explore the best of Iquitos on the Belen floating village, a colorful market with exotic local products. Marvel at the meeting of black and white water in the Amazon River. Visit the wild animal rescue center and a butterfly farm on this 6-hour trip.
Set sail on the Amazon River. Discover the diverse wildlife in Iquitos as it meets the richness of the fauna in the Amazon. See piranhas, lizards, anacondas, sloths, and prepare to be amazed on an unforgettable foray into nature.
Explore the wonders of the Amazon River and the stunning Pacaya Samiria National Park on this full day guided tour from Iquitos. Observe an array of wildlife in their natural habitat, including monkeys and dolphins, and meet local indigenous people.
Spend the day exploring Iquitos with an expert guide and visit a selection of culturally and historically significant museums as well as specialized animal rescue centers.
Explore the wonders of Pacaya Samiria National Reserve, considered to be the best-protected area in Peru, and discover the array of wildlife that lives here, including monkeys and exotic birds in their natural habitat.
Discover unique ecosystems and enjoy the natural, cultural, and scenic richness of the Amazon Rainforest with environmental and social responsibility, along with a specialized guide. Enjoy a 2-hour walk through this stunning nature reserve.
Explore part of Pacaya Samiria National Reserve. Meet the mythical poisonous frogs, famous among the natives of the Amazon. Spot other species of animals like sloths, monkeys, lizard, anacondas, and spiders on a 6-hour boat and walking tour.
Walk with your guide and get to know Peru’s exotic Amazonian cuisine, dedicated to a sustainable and respectful approach. Live the experience of a local inside the Belen Market and learn the art of preparing your own Juane for an unforgettable lunch.
Take a guided boat tour of the Amazon in Iquitos, admiring stunning panoramic views of the city from the water and meeting an indigenous community along the way to learn about their history, culture, and customs.
Enjoy a full-day journey from Puno. Set off on the road to Copacabana and then sail across the Lake Titicaca to explore the legendary Sun Island, the famous birthplace of the Incas. End in La Paz city in Bolivia.
Visit the three famous islands of Lake Titicaca: Uros, Amantani (overnight) and Taquile.
On this tour from Puno, explore famous Uros Floating Reed Islands with a professional guide and visit the local families.
On this exclusive tour, you will be given the opportunity to visit three magnificent islands in one day. This tour is ideal for those short on time while visiting Lake Titicaca and in excellent physical condition.
Enjoy a full-day kayak tour in Lake Titicaca from Puno city to the floating reed island of Uros. Experience nature and meet with the local people of Uros. Then ride a motor boat to Taquile island to hike and meet the local Taquileños people.
Aramu Muru or Hayu Marca is certainly one of the most mystical places of Lake Titicaca. In Hayu Marka, there is an enigmatic gate carved in a big stone located in the middle of the rocky formations.
Visit the Uros Floating Island, the natural island of Taquile and finally, the Inca cementery of Sillustani on this full-day your from Puno.
Visit the Inca ruins of Sillustani on this half-day tour from Puno.
Kayak from Puno to Uros floating island and discover the National Reserve of Titicaca.
Visit the Inca ruins of Sillustani on this half-day tour from Puno.
Kayak from Puno to Uros floating island and discover the National Reserve of Titicaca.
Visit the three famous islands of Lake Titicaca: Uros, Amantani (overnight) and Taquile.
Enjoy 2 days and one night in Lake Titicaca. Ride by Kayak from Puno city to the floating island Uros then by motor-boat ride to Amantani island and spend a night in the home of a rural family.
Take a trip from Cusco to Puno with several famous tourist stops included on the way. A typical lunch is also included, which will consist of more than 20 varieties of food ranging between salads and desserts.
Visit the most impressive natural and cultural attractions in the most alluring parts of Peru. Discover endless dunes, picturesque oases, mythical Andean landscapes, the Puna highland, and the biodiversity of the rainforest.
Spend the day exploring the Uros Islands by fast boat and stop for a tour on the island of Taquile. See cultural demonstrations, learn about the Taquilean's unique textile art, and enjoy a typical lunch in a local restaurant on this full-day tour.
Two activities in one full day. Visit the floating islands of the indigenous Uros people, then sail to Taquile Island and meet the local people to learn more about their traditions, with views of Lake Titicaca's spectacular scenery.
Explore the amazing floating islands of Uros on Lake Titicaca by boat on a half-day tour. Learn more about the artificial islands, crafted from the reeds by the indigenous Uru people.
Travel through nature on this guided day trip to the Colca Canyon from Arequipa. Enjoy the breathtaking views from the Cruz del Condor viewpoint and follow the flight of this bird, before ending your tour in the city of Puno.
Learn about the culture and historic legacy of the indigenous Uros people. This half-day experience will give you the opportunity to visit this small community located on the Peruvian side of the highest navigable lake in the world, Titicaca Lake.
Reconnect with nature on the floating islands of Uros on Lake Titicaca. Marvel at the skills of the indigenous people who make the islands out of reeds, and go for a ride on a reed boat.
Explore the archaeological sites of La Chinkana, The Temple of the Sun, the Sacred Rock and the Table of Ceremonies on this exciting 1-day tour.
If you are visiting Colca Canyon, avoid the stress of renting a car and use easy transportation to Chivay or Puno. Take the stress out of traveling and board your coach bus between the two cities with scenic landscapes in between.
Reconnect with a less complex way of life on a boat trip across Lake Titicaca to Taquile island. See the amazing floating islands of Uros, made from the local reeds.
Discover the stunning surrounding landscapes of Puno on this exciting 2 day adventure. Enjoy a cruise on Lake Titicaca, the world's highest navigable lake, visit the beautiful floating islands of Uros, and enjoy the richly interesting culture at Amantani.
Take a full-day tour from Puno to explore Uros and Taquile on Lake Titicaca. Spend time with local island residents and experience their culture. Visit a local weavers’ cooperative and observe their skills, and enjoy a locally prepared lunch on Taquile.
Explore Lake Titicaca and the islands of Uros and Taquile on a popular day tour from Puno. Embark on a cultural journey and learn about the area’s indigenous people and their traditions. Enjoy lunch prepared for you by local people.
Explore the ancient tombs of Sillustani, a pre-Incan necropolis that dates back to the indigenous Colla people. Discover the burial ground, which covers a massive stretch of land and features more than 90 stone chullpas (mausoleums).
Be dazzled by the Vinicunca Mountain, also known as Rainbow Mountain, on this full-day adventure through the Peruvian Andes.
Enjoy a 3-hour hike to Rainbow Mountain. Found in the Peruvian Andes, Rainbow Mountain is famed for its natural, multi-coloured beauty.
Enjoy a gentle trek through the spectacular landscapes of the Ausangate mountain and admire hundreds of rainbow mountains and an inexplicable stone forest.
Gaze in awe at the color spectrum of the Rainbow Mountain, on this full-day adventure through the Peruvian Andes. Admire the breathtaking landscapes of the Red Valley and take photographs during this one-of-a-kind experience.
Discover Rainbow Mountain on this amazing full day hike tour from Cusco. See spectacular landscapes and enjoy breakfast and lunch in local communities.
Explore the amazing Rainbow Mountain in the region of Vinincunca. You will hike along the Andes, encountering beautiful scenery of the mountains and surrounding glaciers.
Amaze yourself with the most famous one-day hike to Rainbow Mountain from Cusco. Be the first group to reach the 5200-meter-high mountain-top to see the painted hills of Rainbow Mountain. Enjoy breakfast and lunch in local communities during your tour.
Discover the majestic Rainbow Mountain of Peru, a sacred site and unique natural wonder. Camp under the stars and unwind in nature during a rewarding 2-day trip. Trek your way through local villages and unforgettable scenery.
Discover the natural beauty of Rainbow Mountain on a full-day adventure from Cusco. Marvel at the stunning landscapes of this unique location and learn all about Andean culture along a fully guided experience.
Avoid the masses of tourists and enjoy peaceful tranquility from the top of the alternative rainbow mountain. Enjoy a 50-minute hike to the top, see plenty of friendly alpacas, and most importantly, admire uninterrupted views of the colorful landscape.
This full-day Rainbow Mountain and Red Valley hike is for people who want to see the spectacular colorful landscapes surrounding Ausangate Mountain. During the day tour you will have opportunities at different lookouts to stop and take amazing pictures.
Enjoy an alternative hike through the stunning landscape surrounding Palccoyo Rainbow Mountain. Benefit from hotel pickup and drop off, leaving you well rested to make the most of a gentle hike through spectacular and colorful scenery.
Get back to nature on a 2-hour and approximately 6-kilometer hike in the Rainbow Mountains and look for local wildlife on a full-day tour from Cusco. Encounter endless extraordinary landscapes with a knowledgeable guide.
Learn more about the culture, traditions, and history of the Inca Empire on a guided tour of the vast archaeological site of Pachacamac. Get breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean from the Temple of the Sun.
Explore Peru’s past and present with a half-day guided tour. Be amazed by the Pachacamac Archaeological Complex, an important pre-Inca religious sites. Explore Lima’s bohemian Barranco district.
Get the best view of Lima with a panoramic bus tour. Choose either a city tour, a historical tour, a tour of Barranco and Miraflores or a beautiful night and fountain tour. There are so many things to see in the beautiful capital of Peru.
Enjoy a hands on Peruvian Cooking class. Learn to make your choice of fish, chicken, meat, or vegetarian dishes.
Enjoy a spectacular show with Peruvian Paso horses in a traditional estate located in the surroundings of Lima. Visit the stables of the house with a professional tour guide who will be dressed in typical costumes and enjoy an exclusive lunch or open bar.
Be a part of nature’s nightly celebration as you watch the sun set behind the Pacific Ocean. Lima’s skyline is simply stunning, and you can savor this moment with music, light snacks, and top Peruvian cocktails.
Discover the old side of the Peruvian capital on a private tour. Admire the beautiful colonial architecture. Visit many historic sights including the Government Palace, the San Francisco Convent and catacombs, and Huaca Pucllana ancient temple.
Marvel at the amazing collection of artifacts located in Lima's Gold Museum on this private guided tour.
Explore the colonial and modern aspects of the "City of Kings" as you learn all about Lima. Visit the Larco Museum, which houses many treasures of Ancient Peru.
Explore a local artisan market and shop for a variety of local Peruvian products.
Get a taste for local life and cuisine at the home of a Lima family. Learn to make ceviche and the perfect Pisco Sour and shop at a local market.
Immerse yourself in the amazing Peruvian culture with a full-day tour exploring the Peruvian desert oasis of Huacachina and looking at the Nazca Lines from the sky. Enjoy the best of Peruvian cuisine with a winery tour and a traditional Peruvian lunch.
Enjoy Lima from a new perspective on this night tour of the historical center. Sample three different versions of Peru's national drink.
Visit a complex with more fountains than any other a public area in the world. Once there you will enjoy a laser and hologram show which will provide you with a better understanding of the local heritage and culture.
Visit the Magic Water Circuit in Lima's Park of the Reserve. Marvel at a fantastic fountain and light show, followed by a buffet dinner.
Get a unique perspective on Lima while sailing along the Miraflores Bay. Enjoy the Lima city skyline and spot places of historical significance along the coast.
Peruvian cuisine is one of the most diverse and unique food cultures in the world, and one of the best places to experience all that our cuisine has to offer is in Lima. Throughout this 3.5-hour tour, you discover Lima's local cuisine with a guide.
Explore the shanty town of Lima and learn about the traditional lifestyles of the people who live there. Visit an archaeological site and take in picturesque views over the town.
Explore the real Lima and meet the friendly locals on this 3.3-hour tour of a shanty town in the city. This eye-opening tour experience challenges common preconceptions about such poor working class areas. Your visit contributes to the community.
Explore the landmarks of Lima as you learn about the city's pre-Columbian and contemporary history. Marvel at the pre-Incan relics at the Larco Museum. Visit the Memorial Museum and learn about the events that shaped the country's recent history.
Learn about the main historical sites and discover the architectural landmarks of Peru’s capital on this walking street food tour. Sample 13 types of food & drink — all of which are popular on-the-go dining options among locals.
Get to know Lima on a full day tour of the city's highlights with a knowledgeable guide. See the different sides of a multifaceted city with stops at parks, viewpoints, local markets, and more.
Explore the historical city center of Lima and see its UNESCO World Heritage attractions on a 3.5-hour small group sightseeing tour. Admire the astonishing architecture and impressive balconies from the colonial era along the way.
See the most important pre-Inca ruins in the city such as Huaca Pucllana, Huaca Huallamarca and Huaca Mateo Salado and marvel at pre-Columbian art at the Larco Museum before an enjoyable dinner at a restaurant with a relaxing garden.
Travel through the history of Peru at the country's best museum, followed by a visit to a Guinness World Record-holding water park.
Go on a 4-hour off-the-beaten-path food tour with a friendly, local guide. Taste some of the dishes common to increasingly renowned fusion-based Peruvian gastronomy and visit the main landmarks of Peru's capital.
Experience the natural beauty of Paracas National Reserve and observe wildlife in its natural habitat. Fly over the famous Nazca Lines before enjoying lunch at a traditional Peruvian restaurant.
Explore the wildlife and scenery of the Ballestas Islands on a private tour. Enjoy a scenic flight over the Nazca Lines then get your adrenaline pumping with a sandboarding activity and buggy ride in Huacachina.
Discover history, nature, and mystery on a day trip from Lima. Enjoy the wildlife at the Ballestas Islands and the Oasis of Huacachina, the only one in South America. Fly over the Palpa Desert to see the enigmatic Nazca Lines.
View the Nazca Lines from the air on a full-day activity from Lima. Enjoy aerial views of the geoglyphs and a typical Pervian lunch with drinks.
Embark on an amazing flight over the fascinating and mysterious Nazca Lines. See 12 most representative Nazca Lines such as the Monkey, Condor, Spider, Astronaut, Hands, Tree, and many more as you learn about this enigmatic civilization from your pilot.
Journey back in time on a private visit to one of the most important ceremonial centers for the Nazca civilization, the Cahuachi Pyramids. Admire the area's most important sites with your bilingual guide, and learn about the mysterious Nazca Lines.
Create unforgettable memories by flying over the world-famous Nazca Lines. Discover the huge figures and animals that have laid in the Peruvian coastal desert for thousands of years.
Take a 35-minute flight over the enigmatic Nazca Lines and observe the mysterious figures of the Nazca Desert from the sky. Later, visit the Chauchilla Cemetery and enjoy a 2-hour guided tour of this ceremonial center of Nazca culture.
Fly above the mysterious Peruvian Lines and choose from options to fly over the Nazca Lines and Palpa Lines or Nazca Lines and the aqueducts of Cantalloc. Enjoy seats with panoramic windows for the chance to take amazing photos.
Discover the natural beauty of the Andean Valley on a full-day hiking tour and be amazed by the stunning landscapes of the Apurimac Canyon.
Discover a magical area 4,200 meters above sea level with stunning turquoise waters. It will prove to be the perfect place to spend a nice relaxing day, with the Humantay Glacier looming large behind you.
A day-tour to the Sacred Valley, an area which once formed the epicenter of the Inca Empire. You can explore the harrowing mountain peaks and rural villages as you pass roaming llamas and alpacas, with a break for lunch in between.
An nontraditional tour that will show you all the archaeological sites closest to Cusco. You will experience Sacsayhuman, Qenko, Puca Pucara, Tambomachay and Pisaq, which are all parts of the Sacred Valley of the Incas.
Embark on a day-tour through the Sacred Valley of the Incas and admire its picturesque landscapes. Visit the ancient ruins and the artisan market in the village of Pisac, learn about the history of Ollantaytambo and see the weaving families in Chinchero.
Join this unforgettable day tour of The Sacred Valley. Soak up Peruvian history and local culture as you discover Pisac, Ollantaytambo and Chincheros, with hotel pickup included. Sit back, relax and enjoy this incredible tour of a lifetime.
Explore the fascinating Sacred Valley and its beautiful landscapes as you share cultures with the local people and experience a bit of their daily life.
Go through the highlights of southern Peru. Visit Cusco, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu. Explore Lake Titicaca, the Uros Floating Islands and spend a night with a local family in Amantani Island and experience the rural life of the island.
Explore the historic sanctuary of Machu Picchu with a full-day excursion of the once forgotten Incan sanctuary. Investigate its individual sectors and enjoy breathtaking landscapes and fascinating history of this Inca heritage.
Discover Machu Picchu on an incredible backpacker adventure that should get your adrenaline pumping. Immerse yourself in the thick Andean jungle, trek past villages, try high-altitude mountain biking, and take a guided tour of Machu Picchu.
Enjoy a unique opportunity to experience a shorter version of the full Inca Trail that features its main attractions. The trek combines highlights from the original Inca Trail and a sunset and sunrise visit to Machu Pichu.
Join an exclusive small-group tour in Machu Picchu Citadel and experience one of the world's most visited sites in a very private way with a local and knowledgeable tour guide. Marvel at the beauty and mystery of this UNESCO listing.
The exceptional citadel is waiting for you. Immerse yourself in the ancient Inca culture and history of Machu Picchu with a walk through the Lost Citadel of the Incas led by an expert guide.
Visit the most popular and colorful areas of Cusco's Sacred Valley, accompanied by the best transportation and lodging and an expert guide.
Take a dream-like journey through the Peruvian mountains to Machu Picchu. Enjoy the breathtaking nature and wildlife on your path and have a soak in luxurious hot springs at the end of your journey.
Trek to Machu Picchu through the Inca Trail, one of the most popular treks in the world. Enjoy a truly unique experience that combines culture, nature and tradition.
Get back to nature on a 5-day hike of the Salkantay Trek. Follow in the footsteps of the Incas and arrive at their legendary "Lost City" to take a guided tour of Machu Picchu. Encounter wild orchids, amazing waterfalls and much more.
Book your transit, admission, and guide for the most important site in Peru: Machu Picchu. Avoid crazy crowds and long lines: simply rest and prepare for the trip ahead. Enjoy pickup in Aguas Calientes. Meet your guide upon entering Machu Picchu.
Explore the Sacred Valley of the Incas and the sacred site of Machu Picchu on a 7-day guided tour. Take a tour of Cusco city and the Inca monuments of its surroundings and venture to the floating islands of Lake Titicaca.
The classic 4-day Inca Trail trek to Machu Picchu is an unforgettable experience for any visitor who wants to dive deep into ancient history, and learn about the essence of Inca culture.
This excellent trek will take you far off the beaten track to where you can meet and interact with members of traditional Andean communities. You will learn all about life in these isolated villages.
Take an Inca jungle trail from Cusco to Machu Picchu. Along the way you will take part in adventure activities such as biking, rafting, zip-lining, and trekking, all whilst taking in the amazing views of the Peruvian mountains and rivers.
Discover a different side of the beautiful Andes Mountain Range and see breathtaking views via this alternative route to Machu Picchu. Hike through pristine nature and villages, zipline through the treetops, and relax in sustainable eco-domes.
This trek is the second most popular route to Machu Picchu - after the Inca Trail. Make your way through breathtaking snowcapped mountains and picturesque valleys, pass beautiful lakes and waterfalls to finally reach Machu Picchu.
On this journey you will trek from 3,900m/12,800ft to 2,100m/6,900ft, traversing across magnificent mountain passes near enormous majestic snow-capped peaks, immersing yourself in nature in its purest form and exploring more than 15 different ecosystems.
Spend an unforgettable 5-days trekking across the Salkantay Trail in Machu Picchu and travel through the jungles, valleys, and villages of the Andes Mountain range.
Become familiar with the anomalies that the Incas have left behind. Discover the culture of Cusco, Machu Picchu, and Lake Titicaca.
Book your entrance ticket to Machu Picchu in advance and enjoy hassle-free access to one of the world’s most iconic wonders. Secure a time slot to hike Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountain and take in even better views of the sanctuary.
Experience Machu Picchu with a private tour guide, with departures from Cusco or the Sacred Valley. Explore the ancient ruins of Machu Picchu in the afternoon. Avoid the crowds, and take an epic llama selfie without a group of people in the background.
Make your trip to Machu Picchu easy and smooth with this round-trip bus ticket. Your bus will be waiting for you at Aguas Calientes town and transfer you to the destination of Machu Picchu, then take you back to Aguas Calientes.
Take the Vistadome train which offers a unique connection with the scenery along the way to Machu Picchu, making you feel part of the surrounding nature.
Witness the pride and enjoy of Peru with this guided tour to Machu Picchu. Relax with your transport, tickets and transfer organised, and benefit from exclusive access to the site under the guidance of a professional.
A Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu tour ideal for those with limited time but looking to explore these historic sites as much as possible.
Get all you need for a great experience at Machu Picchu in one product. Travel worry-free to this ancient Wonder of the World, knowing everything is in order. Meet your guide and spend a great morning wandering the ancient citadel, learning its secrets.
Set off an adventure on your way to Machu Picchu at an unbeatable price on the PeruRail Expedition train. Soak up the breathtaking scenery and be waited on by a highly-trained member of staff during your journey to Machu Picchu.
Discover the "Lost City of the Incas" at your own pace with a standard entry ticket to Machu Picchu. Stroll among the ruins of the sacred city at leisure and marvel at the surrounding countryside.
Explore the Inca ruins of Machu Picchu, and hike up Machu Picchu Mountain to enjoy incredible views from the summit with an entrance ticket to a remnant of the Incan Empire. Walk the paths above the winding Urubamba River, and more.
Embark on this incredible private full-day adventure aboard a first-class luxury train from Cusco to Machu Picchu. Admire the views of the Sacred Valley while enjoying a delicious lunch on board.
Explore the Inca ruins of Machu Picchu at your own pace and hike up to Machu Picchu Mountain.
Get all you need for a great experience at Machu Picchu in one product. Travel worry-free to this ancient Wonder of the World, knowing everything is in order. Meet your guide and spend a great moment wandering the ancient citadel, learning its secrets.
Guarantee your entrance to Machu Picchu and Huayna Picchu by purchasing your tickets in advance. See the Lost Citadel of the Incas from a different perspective and discover the breathtaking landscapes and fascinating history on your own.
Explore the "Lost City of the Incas" with an expert guide on a small group of maximum 10 persons, 2-hour guided tour of Machu Picchu. Learn more about the ancient culture of the Incas and get personalized attention and assistance throughout the day.
Experience the ancient landscapes of the Inca Empire from different perspectives on a 4-day multi-activity tour to Machu Picchu. Follow in the footsteps of the ancient Incas on a trek along the Inca Trail, soar over the tree tops by zipline and more.
Get to know the different marine life, walk along the stunning beaches of the reserve on the edge of beautiful cliffs. Immerse yourself in the waters of Lagunillas beach and relax.
Discover the beauty of the Ballestas Islands, home to an array of wildlife including sea lions, penguins, and many other endangered animals and birds. Learn about these fascinating islands as you admire the stunning landscape that surrounds them.
Enjoy a half-day adventure through the Paracas Desert on dune buggies. Discover the beauty of the dunes and see the exotic Morón Oasis. Relax with hotel pick up and a boxed lunch on this unforgettable tour.
Discover what kitesurfing is all about at a world class spot with great wind and flat water. Learn the sport with certified instructors at a professional school with the best beachfront facilities and equipment.
Enjoy the ultimate mini buggy Ride in Paracas National Reserve. This awesome tour will give you the chance to drive and explore the beauty of Paracas Reserve in your own style while having fun at the same time.
A full-day tour from Lima in which you can take a boat out to the Ballestas Islands. You will also visit the Secret Slave Tunnels, underground tunnels which were used to smuggled slaves in the 17th century.
This 3-hour tour from San Martin Port is perfect for families, birdwatchers and photographers. Visit Paracas Reserve, a paradise of great natural beauty and diverse ecosystems home to thousands of sea birds and beautiful rock formations.
This is a great opportunity to visit the Ballestas Islands and Paracas National Reserve on this exclusive group tour as a day stop on your cruise. Immerse yourself in scenery and wildlife and experience nature through the reserve.
A full-day tour from Lima in which you can see the beach town of Paracas and the desert oasis of Huacachina. This experience suits those looking for adventure outside of Lima, but only have a short amount of time.
Experience the singular beauty of two of Peru's natural treasures. Float by one of the world's largest colonies of sea lions. Explore deserts and craggy cliffs — all right next to the ocean.
Visit the Ballestas Islands and see marine species in their natural habitat including sea birds and sea lions. Explore the impressive Inca fortress of Tambo Colorado.
Experience the beautiful Paracas Reserve on the rocky shores of Peru. See where the Paracas desert, the islands, and the sea all meet. Admire the impressive rock formations of this unique geological landscape.
Experience the singular beauty of the Ballestas Islands. Witness playful seals and penguins along the rocky shores. Uncover the mystery of the Candelabro.
Step back in time and retrace history on this visit to Tambo Colorado from Paracas or Pisco. Explore one of the most well-preserved Inca complexes on the Peruvian coast, and learn about the history of the site from your expert guide.
Take in the best of Lima and visit its most-recognized museum. Walk along the city's colonial streets and admire the oceanfront in Miraflores.
Explore the Colca Valley on your 3-day trekking tour. Admire the Condors, visit traditional Villages and enjoy a beautiful view of the Colca Canyon.
A journey to Peru is not complete without visiting Arequipa, the beautiful white city of Peru, and having the chance to see the amazing condor soaring through the sky in its native habitat of the Colca Canyon.
Experience the adrenaline of river rafting on the Chili River. Experience spectacular landscapes with stunning views as you travel down the rapids.
Explore Arequipa, “The White City,” on a 3.5-hour guided tour. Marvel at the city’s it’s striking colonial-era architecture. Enjoy panoramic views of the countryside.
Take a panoramic bus tour around the beautiful White City of Arequipa and the surrounding countryside to see the city’s main highlights and discover how locals live.
Enjoy a very entertaining and insightful tour to the Ashlar quarry and explore the origin of this white stone that gives Arequipa its characteristic look, which is known as the White City.
Admire Peru’s amazing scenery and fascinating wildlife during this 2-day trip from Arequipa to Puno via the Colca Canyon.
Travel either from Arequipa to Puno or vice-versa on a direct 7–hour bus trip. Choose between morning departures at 8:30 AM or evening departures at 10:30 PM. Enjoy drinks on board, Wi-Fi, and easy USB chargers at your bus seat.
Explore the Colca Canyon, the second deepest canyon in the world, on this 2-day tour of the Andes mountains. Be amazed by the flight of the majestic condor, a sacred bird by Andean civilizations. End the tour in the city of Puno.
On this 3-day tour with 2 nights accommodation trek down Colca Canyon, one of the deepest canyons in the world, and enjoy a one-of-a-kind experience watching the majestic condors fly. Discover the beautiful scenery on the way to Cabanaconde.
Enjoy a full day tour from Arequipa to Colca Canyon. Observe wildlife in the marshes of Tocra mountain and venture up to the crater of a dormant volcano. Observe the flight of condors from a viewing point and enjoy a thermal bath.
Enjoy a 2-day trip to Colca Canyon and see the world's largest flying bird at the Cross of the Condor. See llamas, alpacas and vicuñas en route.
Experience an amazing adventure on this 2-day tour from Arequipa with a visit to the Colca Canyon. Relax in a luxury lodge and enjoy the beautiful views of the mountains and the dramatic landscapes along the way.
Get back to nature on a full-day, guided tour of the Colca Canyon from Arequipa. Experience breathtaking views of the canyon from the Mirador Cruz del Cóndor viewpoint and follow the flight of the condor.
Explore the countryside of Arequipa on a two-day tour that ends with an outstanding visit to the Colca Canyon, which is one of the deepest canyons in the world. Enjoy beautiful views of the mountains and vast fields along the way.
Take a 2-day transfer tour from Puno City to Arequipa. Along the way you'll explore the Colca Canyon, the second-deepest canyon in the world, and will also be amazed by the flight of the majestic condor.
See condors flying in their natural habitat on a full-day tour of the Colca Canyon from Arequipa. Get breathtaking views of mountains and volcanoes, look for wildlife in the Pampa Cañahuas national reserve and more.
Enjoy a city tour into the colonial Arequipa area. Visit the colonial cloister of Santa Catalina and the Jesuit Church of "La Compañia", the most important icon of the Andean Baroque.
Save time exploring the Sacred Valley of Incas and the towns of Pisaq and Ollantaytambo. Connect your trip to the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu by train. Select the accommodation according to your preferences.
Enjoy a combination tour varying between the magic mountain Salkantay, Humantay Lake, and the amazing wonder world Machu Picchu. Enjoy the highland of Cusco and the rainforest in Aguas calientes, throughout a 2-day tour from Cusco.
If you're short on time and want to enjoy the breathtaking Andean Mountains, this trip is for you. Hike along the original stone staircases of the Inca Trail up to Inti Punku, and marvel at the views of the magical Machu Picchu.
This 2-day tour allows you to enjoy the highlights of the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu without walking the whole route. This is the perfect option for those who are short on time, or not up to the challenge of trekking the full length of the trail.
Visit Lake Titicaca by boat, as well enjoying a touristic bus trip with various stops. You will become immersed in Peruvian culture, whilst also enjoying traditional food on your 2-day tour.
Take a 2-day trip from Cusco to the wonderful Inca city of Machu Picchu, one of the world's most majestic engineering works. Traveling by train to and from Ollantaytambo, you will spend the night in Hot Waters.
A 2-day tour traveling to Peru’s historic Urubamba Valley. Located between Cusco and Machu Picchu, the Urubamba Valley is known for its lush scenery, picturesque colonial towns, and magnificent Incan fortresses.
Enjoy a 2-day Inca Trail journey which start at KM 104 and passes by the famous Wiñay Wayna and Sun-Gate (inti Punku). This is the perfect combination for people who don't have enough time to finish the full Inca Trail.
This 2-day tour is highly recommended for couples or families, especially for those who love beautiful landscapes and mountains. If you are short on time in Peru, don’t miss this opportunity to visit Humantay Lake and Machu Picchu.
Discover the Sacred Valley of the Incas by ATV, with regular stops for photo opportunities. Visit the iconic ruins of Machu Picchu with a guided tour, and plenty of free time to explore.
Depart from Cusco to visit the ancient Inca citadel of Machu Picchu, on this two day excursion with overnight accommodation. Choose whether to stay in a hostel or a 3-Star hotel. Travel by train through the rain forest and by bus up into the mountains.
Visit the highest navigable lake in the world, Lake Titicaca, on a 2-day tour from Cusco. Stop at various important archeological sites throughout the journey on the first day.
Experience the nightlife scene and soak up the artistic atmosphere of the bohemian Barranco district, and then enjoy a buffet dinner and typical folkloric show on a 3-hour tour of Lima.
Discover the beautiful Temple of the Moon and Chacan Mountain on this 2.5-hour guided horse ride. Learn about these sites from your guide and enjoy hotel pick up and drop-off.
Visit the community of Misminay and take part in traditional agricultural activities. See numerous Incan agricultural sites as well as fantastic views of the Andean mountains throughout a 2-day excursion.
Enjoy a unique experience each day for 3 days on guided tour from Cusco visiting the most wonderful landmarks of the Incas. Appreciate the stunning nature of the region and take incredible photos at Saqsaywaman, Machu Picchu, and many more along the way.
The Sacred Valley Tour is one of the most popular tours in the region. The Sacred Valley of the Incas was a crucial area for the Inca empire and it functioned as both an agricultural, spiritual and political center for them.
Spend a day in the Sacred Valley, one of the Incan empire's most important centers. Visit Pisac market, Ollantaytambo and the village of Chinchero.
Discover the beautiful Chinchero District on a half-day guided tour. With a local guide at your side, explore the ancient ruins that lie here and the stunning Spanish-built church first erected in 1607.
Learn about 5 Peruvian communities that utilize sustainable agriculture to produce a variety of potatoes. Enjoy a delicious Peruvian feast. Lean about indigenous medicinal practices.
Walk in the footsteps of the Incas on a 2-day tour of the Sacred Valley and Ollantaytambo. Bargain for traditional crafts in Pisac Market and watch the sunrise from the top of Machu Picchu.
The tour includes a visit to the town of Chinchero, followed by an exploration of Moray archeological site and the fascinating Maras salt mines. Later, discover the Inca's agricultural techniques and more in the Sacred Valley.
Enjoy a wonderful day of mountain biking in the Peruvian Andes. Ride fun trails through the Sacred Valley and discover spectacular places such as the salt mines of Maras, the agricultural laboratory of Moray, and the weaver community of Chinchero.
Explore the salt mines of Maras and the Inca archaeological site of Moray by Quad Bike on a thrilling tour from Cusco. Marvel at the natural salt ponds used to obtain salt for many centuries, and much more.
This beautiful waterfall of Perolniyoc is located in the sacred valley of the Incas, Ollantaytambo, and on the journey there you can see some wonderful landscapes. On the same mountain there is an Inca construction called Incaraqay.
Explore the "Lost City of the Incas" on a full-day tour of Machu Picchu from Cusco. Experience the magic of the legendary UNESCO World Heritage Site, and take in the rich culture, artisan markets, and stunning landscape of the Sacred Valley.
On this tour, you will go to the Sacred Valley, and the Urubamba Valley of Peru. Located between Cusco and Machu Picchu, this valley is known for its lush landscape, picturesque colonial towns and magnificent Incan fortress.
Learn about the agriculture, textiles, and history of the Incas on this half-day tour to Cusco's Sacred Valley.
Join an incredible adventure in the Sacred Valley as you explore the area on a quad bike. Ride through gorgeous nature, get to know the local community, and have a delicious Andrean lunch on this thrilling cultural experience.
Enjoy a full day tour in the sacred valley. Explore by the comfort and ease of a bus, with the knowledge of a professional guide. Taste Peruvian food in Urubamba and discover Pisac, Ollantaytambo and Chinchero town.
Travel through beautiful landscapes and visit famous archeological sites along the Sacred Valley of the Incas. See Moray, the Salt Mines of Maras, Pisaq, Urubamba Valley, and the stuning town of Ollantaytambo on a full-day tour from Cusco.
Explore Urubamba in the Sacred Valley of the Incas on this full-day tour from Cusco. Visit the ancient ruins and the artisan market in the village of Pisac, see the Ollantaytambo Fortress, and explore the traditional market of Chinchero.
Travel through the Sacred Valley of the Incas and see the snow-capped peaks of the Peruvian Andes. Explore the town of Pisac, see the terraces of Moray, visit the salt mines of Maras, and discover the ruins at Ollantaytambo.
Enjoy a two day version of the famous Inca Trail. Hike in the footsteps of the ancients through magical forests and past enigmatic ruins. Descend down the mountains for a magical view of Machu Picchu.
Travel back in time and explore the less visited Inca and pre-Inca sites of the Valle Sur, including the agricultural terraces of Tipón. Discover masterpieces of art in a modest chapel in Andahuaylillas and more.
Climb up 300 meters on a rock cliff to enjoy the spectacular mountain scenery. Descend using 6 circuit zip lines, flying over the Sacred Valley.
Enjoy this essential Cusco and Machu Picchu 3-day guided tour, complete with transport and accommodation. Witness the best locations in Cusco and Machu Picchu and get the most out of your time in Peru.
Experience Peru at its best and like never before. The Salkantay trek is an ancient remote footpath located in the same region as the Inca Trail, where massive snowcapped mountains collide with lush tropical rain forests.
Enjoy a private and comfortable transfer from Cusco’s Velasco Astete International Airport to your accommodation in Cusco.
This five-hour tour offers a glimpse into how great the capital of the Incas once was and just how much was lost when it was conquered.
See the South Valley of Cusco, the pre-Inca ruins, and art from the Baroque Andean at the Andahualillas Church. This tour can be in addition to the Sacred Valley to get deeper into the real Peru.
Choose between one, two or ten days access to the most important tourist attractions in Cusco and archaeological, art, and heritage sites around the Sacred Valley of the Incas including museums, art centers, and more.
Explore the city of Cusco from a different point of view on this magical night tour. At the end of the tour, enjoy learning how to prepare the famous Peruvian cocktail, a Pisco Sour.
Enjoy a comfortable and stress-free private transfer from Cusco to the Ollantaytambo train station on your way to Machu Picchu.
Travel from Cusco to Puno or vice versa on a 7–hour bus trip. Leave in the morning 8:30am or at night at 10:00 pm. Enjoy drinks on board, Wi–Fi, and USB chargers per seat.
Prepare to be amazed by the awe-inspiring mystery and the magical vibrancy of Cusco and the breathtaking beauty of the Cusco countryside.
Appreciate the best of the Sacred Valley of the Incas with visits to its most popular archeological sites, including Machu Picchu, on this 6-day tour. Enjoy an adventure full of archeology, history, nature, museums, and more.
Travel in comfort from Cusco, on either Tourist or Superior category train options, for a full-day tour of Machu Picchu. Take in the breathtaking landscape of the Andes and enjoy a guided tour of one of the most iconic sights in the world.
Make your Machupicchu trip easy and smooth. A driver will be waiting for you upon your arrival to Velasco Astete International Airport in Cusco, and transfer you to your hotel in Cusco.
Enjoy a private transfer between Cusco to Puno at a time which suits you. You can choose the option to travel alone or with a guide and visit attractions on the way.
Take a bus trip between Cusco and Puno, stop for great cultural visits on the way, and enjoy a delicious Peruvian buffet lunch.
Discover the unforgettable landscapes of the Ica region. From the incredible coastal wildlife to the desert oasis town of Huacachina, this tour explores the contrasting and scenic environments of Paracas, Ica and Huacachina.
Enjoy a full day trip from Lima with a private guide. Get close to the wildlife at Ballestas Islands. Learn about Pisco at a local winery and enjoy a small tasting before finishing with the spectacular views of the Huacachina Oasis.
See the wildlife of the Ballestas Islands on a private tour from Lima. Go to the historical city of Ica and then marvel at the sand dunes of Huacachina, where you can practice adventure sports and enjoy a view of the sunset in the middle of the desert.
Discover the Sacred City of Caral, a representation of Andean culture which reflects the rise of civilization in the Americas more than 5,000 years ago. Explore the site's complex and monumental architecture, including 6 large pyramidal structures.
Explore a variety of places of historical interest while heading southeast of Lima, before visiting the Ruins of Pachacamac.
Visit the Pachacamac archeological site and the districts of Barranco and Chorrillos on this private tour. Learn about the Pre-Hispanic era and more modern history.
Enjoy a typical lunch and taste a variety of piscos, wines, and liquors produced locally on a winery tour. Practice sandboarding and feel the adrenaline rush with a buggy ride over the dunes of Huacachina.
Swim with sea lions off the coast of Lima during a half-day cruise. Climb aboard a luxury yacht and relax with complimentary snacks and beverages as you sail around the islands of El Camotal, San Lorenzo and Palomino.
Walk among the most iconic places in the city of Cuzco. Begin in the Plaza de Armas with the beautiful Cathedral of Cuzco. Visit the Koricancha Temple and discover the bustling neighborhood of San Blas.
See the historical sights of Cusco city center on a guided walking tour and learn more about monuments such as the main cathedral on Plaza de Armas. Visit the San Pedro Market and Inca temple of Coricancha.
Walk on the streets of Lima and discover its beautiful story.
Discover the natural wonders of Peru in a 2-hour jungle walk through the surrounding area of Tambopata National Reserve. Spend the day searching for monkeys, tropical birds, snakes, and more with the help of a local guide.
Experience modern Peruvian life on this Lima tour that puts you in the shoes of locals. Admire the colonial balconies, hit the local market, visit San Francisco Convent and the Catacombs.
Take a walking tour in Puno and discover places of historical and cultural significance.
A walking tour providing a great opportunity for those who like to taste different flavors and want to try Peruvian dishes. You will learn about the coffee process, visit a local market, and try the very famous ceviche within this flavorsome tour.
Explore the center of Lima and visit one of the most traditional taverns in the city. You can sample some highlights of Peruvian gastronomy as you wander around the famous central market.
Take a free professional walking tour through the historic center of Lima. The tour provides a panoramic background of Lima and Miraflores, and is perfect for independent travelers and seniors.
Explore Lima on foot and by bike on a 2-part, full-day sightseeing adventure. Get a breathtaking view from Morro Solar and then cycle downhill to Chorrillos. Visit Love Park and the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Monasterio San Francisco.
Explore Lima in a different way and see the vibrant bohemian neighborhoods and colorful street art. Discover the Barranco and Callao districts and learn about the artistic expressions of the city.
Discover the largest Chinatown in South America on this full-day tour of Lima. Savor a delectable fusion combining the flavors of Peruvian and Chinese cuisine. Stroll the streets of Barranco, visit local shops, and sift through local, handmade goods.
Discover the impressive Magic Water Circuit, awarded the largest fountain complex in the world by the Guinness World Records, on this guided half-day tour. Enjoy the circuit in either a private or shared group.
Visit an otherworldly water fountain complex at Magic Water Park in the city center. Prepare to be amazed by the shapes and colors of water.
Immerse yourself in the pre-Hispanic, colonial and modern history of Lima with a half-day guided tour that includes some of the main attractions of this beautiful city.
A tour taking you through the historical side of the city of Lima. You will encounter buildings from the pre-colonial era all the way through to today.
Explore the colonial and modern sides of the city known as the "City of Kings". Through your informative guide, get well acquainted with this city and be amazed by Lima's history and all that it has to offer.
Explore the colonial and modern sides of the "City of Kings." Gain insights into Lima's historical and contemporary culture. Marvel at the vast treasures of ancient Peru at the Larco Museum.
A 2-hour Peruvian experience full of magic and special effects in which you will enjoy 12 traditional dishes in a themed and interactive market. Discover Peru's history and gastronomic secrets throughout cooking and Pisco Sour master classes.
Discover and taste the best of Peruvian food supplies in a local market. Learn how to prepare the traditional ceviche and pisco sour, before sitting down for a delicious lunch.
Private transfer from Cusco´s Airport (Alejandro Velasco Astete) to city centre hotels in Cusco or vice versa. Enjoy a hassle-free private transfer to begin or end your Cusco stay in the best way possible.
Make your trip easy and smooth. A driver will arrive at a desired location in Cusco and transfer you to your destination at Ollantaytambo.
A transfer service from the airport in Cusco City to your hotel. Upon landing, a professional driver will be waiting for you complete with a placard with your name on it.
This is a 6-hour direct transfer between Chivay and Puno. You can select the route you want to make on this trip. The transfer includes pick-up from your hotel and drop off at the final destination. The tour guide will provide any assistance.
Make your trip easy and smooth. A driver will arrive at your desired pick-up location in Ollantaytambo, and transfer you to your destination in Cusco.
Enjoy a safe and reliable transfer service between Puno bus or train station and your hotel. You can also book a guide to escort you if needed.
Private transport from Juliaca Airport (Inca Manco Capac) to Puno city or vice-versa. There is an option to visit the archaeological site "Sillustani" on the way, depending on the arrival of your flight.
Pre-book a private transfer between the Lima airport and your Miraflores hotel. Enjoy a comfortable and relaxing ride on arrival or departure.
Boasting more sunny days per year than Arizona, Mancora is another popular spot for surfers and pleasure seekers of all types.
In the High Jungle, the Chanchamayo Valley road is the habitat of numerous orchid species, including: Masdevallia ayabacana, Masdevallia echo, Masdevallia bicolor, Masdevallia jarae. The following varieties are also found in the area: Epidendrum, Chysis, Gongora, Lycaste, Maxillaria, Odontoglossum, Sobralia, Xylobium and many more.
One of the most significant archeological sites in Peru, Chan Chan is well worth a visit. In the native Mochica language, its name is Jang-Jang, which means: Sun-Sun. It was the capital of the Chimú kingdom, which stretched along the entire north coast between 1100- 145 AD, before being conquered by the Incas.
In the Amazonian jungle, the rivers and lakes are true underwater worlds hosting animal species whose characteristics challenge the imagination, such as the pink dolphin (Inia geoffrensis), loved and feared by the natives due to its supposed magical powers.
On a walk through the streets of Cusco, the great walls and palaces built by the Incas exhibit the colossal architecture of the capital city of Tahuantinsuyo. When the Spanish conquistadors arrived, they used the Inca stone structures as foundations for the churches, convents, and stately homes they built.
Two sites near Cusco that boast remarkable ritual architecture. Qenqo is an immense, rocky promontory marked by carved steps, wells, and channels, most likely for depositing the "chicha" (traditional corn beverage) consumed during Inca rituals.
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Pachacámac district is located to the south of Lima, where paragliding can be enjoyed in the valley. On leaving the mountain slopes, one can enjoy the valley in all its majesty, and thanks to the wind speeds, conditions are always ideal for flyovers. The best season is between October and April
Al Toke Pez Restaurant is located in the Surquillo district. In this gastronomic space you will have the option to consume your favorite dishes, thus enjoying a precise moment for a souvenir photograph. Those who visit this busy place will have the option of eating dishes prepared with the freshest fish possible.
The Callao District is undergoing a cultural renaissance of new art galleries, murals, restaurants, and the trendy new Fugaz Rooftop. The rooftop is currently only open on the weekend for special events so be sure to visit their Facebook Page to see what’s going on.
The legend tells of an Inca that passed through this are impregnating a princess. In Quechua language, "chiuchi" means small male child, this being the origin of the locality's name.
The Chincha culture ruled between 900 - 1450 A.D. They were magnificent traders, sailors and road builders. The Chincha survive as a record of the level of development they achieved: the Huaca La Centinela, a series of adobe pyramids with rectangular bases characterized by their high mud walls, and the sacred funeral urns of Tambo de Mora
Life is movement. Nothing is static or absolute. No one is. We are in constant flow, as are the Earth, the tides, the bacteria, the light, the blood of our bodies, the color and the seed. Kitchens, like family trees, are constantly redefined, their identities enriched in an intense interculturality that is the basis of the history of every civilization, since men exchanged the first sounds, products, ideas, customs. Fusion cooking is nothing but cooking, so eloquent is the word that encloses the act.
In southern Lima, in the Punta Negra District, lies Santa Rosa beach.
One of Lima’s few water-front dining and drinking options, and regularly cited as one of the best bars and restaurants in Peru, Cala is gloriously situated, looking out at the ocean over a rocky beach.
Callao is officially a neighboring city of Lima, commonly known as the Port of Lima because the entire port system of the city, both maritime and air, works there because the Lima airport is also located there. Although it is not a district of Lima, it is considered a neighborhood that you can not miss because of the tourist activities it offers for visitors.
Villa Barranco operates in a republican house built in the 1920s, restored with great care, respecting the architecture and original art. Barranco, cultural, bohemian and aristic district from Lima, is known as the best area for boutique hotels in Lima. The location is excellent, just four blocks away from the Plaza de Barranco and excellent restaurants.
Koricancha is the most impressive example of how Inca and Hispanic cultures fused together. The remains of the ancient Peruvians' Sun Temple were used as foundations on which the Santo Domingo church and convent was built. The temple is a symbol of Western dominance. The site is a living example of the co-existence of Peru's past with European architecture.
Through its architecture, Cajamarca summarizes the encounter between two cultures: the Inca and the Spanish. Its archaeological past, however, tells of more ancient times, including the Caxamarca culture (which existed until 800 A.D.), through its aqueducts and enigmatic petroglyphs, and other even more remote civilizations.
Hidden within this arid landscape are some of the greatest examples of cave art in the world. An estimated five thousand pieces of volcanic tuff depict animal, human and geometric figures likely to have been carved between 500 and 1300 B.C.
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).
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.
The Sacred City of Caral represents the origin of Andean culture, and it is the most ancient civilization in the Americas, with historical roots reaching back more than 5,000 years. The Caral complex significantly a variety of structures, most notably the six pyramids with their circular plazas.
In 1550, the chronicler Pedro Cieza de León recounted the discovery of several monumental structures approximately 25 km (15 miles) from the city of Huamanga, whose architecture differed from previously discovered Inca structures. He was describing Wari, the capital of the first Pan-Andean state, from the pre-Inca period (between 600 and 1000 A.D.).
The majesty of the palaces, temples, plazas, and the high truncated pyramid at the site convey to us the political, cultural, and religious hierarchy of ancient Pachacámac. In the pre-Inca and Inca periods, it was the most important oracle of the Peruvian coast, where thousands of pilgrims travelled from the farthest corners of ancient Peru.
Lima has been officially designated an Ancient City in recognition of its pre-Hispanic past. There is evidence of buildings more than 4,000 years old that were abandoned and which the later Lima and Ichma cultures (1100 to 1450 A.D.) transformed into enormous temples in addition to channeling the water that flowed through the city in canals known as 'acequias'.
Part of the magic of traveling in Peru is the surprising number of archaeological monuments located near the major cities. An excellent example of this is the monuments of the Kotosh archaeological site, which houses the Temple of the Crossed Hands, are located 3 miles from the city of Huánuco on the right side of the Higueras River and the Huánuco - La Unión highway.
Traveling through the Urubamba Valley, starting at the town of Pisac, enables tourists to visit an archaeological area in the highest mountain areas. Here there are many different buildings, plazas, temples, pools and other structures, all built between the 10th and 11th centuries AD.
In 1987 the archaeologist Walter Alva discovered the tomb of one of the most powerful men of ancient Peru: the Lord of Sipan, who was one of the rulers of the Moche, or Mochica, a culture that dominated the northern coast between 100 and 800 A.D. and built adobe pyramids decorated with colorful murals — some of which are still in an excellent state of preservation.
Peru has more than a dozen rivers that cover its varied coastal, hill and jungle regions. Its five longest rivers cover more than 7,000 kilometers within the country's borders. The power of the water in some of these rivers allows makes rafting possible, a sport of pure adrenaline.
Peru's beaches are considered by experts to be among the best in the world. There are permanent surfing opportunities all year round, with small, big, long, tubular, high peak and bell waves, as well as a large amount of waves that break closely one after the other.
The refreshing seaside resorts of Máncora and Los Órganos in the department of Piura have become essential destinations for whale-watching enthusiasts.
In the many less difficult rivers, where canoeing and rafting can also be enjoyed, tourists can travel by kayak. This is especially true for the peaceful lagoons located in various regions around the country, where there are plenty of boat hire services.
This is the most spectacular route in Peru. It begins in Putina Punku (900 masl), Puno, and descends through tropical forests until it reaches the Madre de Dios Amazonian plains (200 masl), before flowing through the Bahuaja Sonene National Park and the Tambopata National Reserve
The Peruvian sea is inhabited by approximately 33 species of marine mammals (cetaceans) who live in different areas along the coast, providing significant resources to the national economy. The rivers in the Amazon region are also inhabited by species such as otters and pink dolphins, whose unique beauty and colors are mesmerizing.
The river is included in the world rafting list due to its great depth and its rapids. It starts at approximately 2 700 m.a.s.l. (8 858 f.a.s.l.) at Cúnyac bridge, close to Mollepata (Anta), and descends through incredible landscapes and canyons with depths of over 3,000 meters (9,800 feet)
After traveling for a little over 30 km from Tarapoto, one arrives at Puerto Suárez and crosses Huallaga River, from where it is just 18 km to the Blue Lagoon. After reaching the southern shore by boat (20 minutes) or on foot (2 hours) is Lago Lindo (Lake Lindo), a private nature reserve, is located toward the southern shore.
Colca River is famous for its 300 rapids and for extending along one of the deepest canyons on the planet. The most world-famous route starts in Chivay and enters the Cabanconde and Tapay areas, over approximately 40 km (25 miles).
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.
This lagoon is a freshwater lake that runs parallel to and is a short distance from the sea. The lagoon stretches over 7 km and contains a large variety of birds, including migratory species traveling from the northern hemisphere to the south of the continent. The calm waters of the lagoon allow tourists to participate in different aquatic sports, especially in kayaks.
One of the principal cities in the south of Peru, Arequipa is known as the "White City" because many of the buildings have been built from "sillar", a white stone that comes from enormous quarries formed by the lava of volcanoes that watch over the city Arequipa's history spans centuries and has been lovingly preserved, particularly in the Historic Center.
The Gocta Waterfall is an incredible 771 meter (2,529 feet) high waterfall. At one point, it was considered the third highest waterfall in the world, and is now considered as being in fifteenth place. La Chorrera, as it has been dubbed by locals, was discovered in 2002 by the German explorer Stefan Ziemendorff
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
Seductive, striking and natural, Cusco's history lives in its streets, squares, valleys and towns. with the wisdom of the ancient Peruvians in an ecological environment. Captivating landscapes such as the Sacred Valley, where the mountains are clothed by terraces.
A 39-kilometer trekking and camping trail. The longest trail starts in Pisacucho (km 82) on the Machu Picchu railway. The trail crosses through different ecosystems, colossal archaeological sites and terrain rich in flora and fauna, before arriving at the Machu Picchu citadel.
The vastness of Colca exceeds the canyon's depth (4,160 meters). The broad and verdant valley, where the condor lives and reigns, is ringed by high mountains. The attractions of the Colca valley are many and varied, including walking, hot springs and the towns with their beautiful churches.
Beauty is indeed in the eye of the beholder, but Las Pocitas would certainly top anyone’s list.
Playa Roja, or red beach, gets its name from the red sand made from the erosion of ancient, solidified lava in the area, which beautifully contrasts with the blue sea and the dramatic rocks jutting from the ocean just offshore.
Considered among the best surf beaches in Peru, Lobitos is blessed with ideal shaped waves, which often swell to 8-feet or more, thanks to the powerful currents that collide just offshore.
Perhaps the quintessential beach, Punta Sal is located on the Pacific coast in northern Peru
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Famous for its slow pace, marine life and surfing, the town of Los Organos is a good choice for those looking to decompress.
Below high, rocky cliffs adjacent to Lima’s ritzy downtown, you’ll not only have access to sun, sand, and surf but beautiful parks, wonderful restaurants, and the city’s fascinating museums and architecture as well.
Known as the birthplace of the fresh seafood dish ‘ceviche,’ Huanchaco is a beloved beach in the city of Trujillo.
The 62 km trek begins in Cashapampa (35 km north of Caraz), continues along the Santa Cruz ravine, then ascends to the Llamacorral (Taullipamapa) base camp. The route to the base of the Alpamayo mountain follows the Cedar Gorge and crosses Punta Unión pass (4 750 masl) and passes through Huaripampa ravine before ending at Llanganuco Lagoon.
A living example of what an Inca town was like. The fort is preserved in time, containing houses, streets and channels from the Tahuantinsuyo period. The name of the town and the archaeological area is owed to Cacique Ollanta, who, according to legend, fell in love with a princess, daughter of Inca Pachacutec, and was severely punished.
Reef-break, strong, long and tubular left waves. The waves reach approximately 3 meters (10 feet). For beginners and experienced surfers.
Located between the Vilcanota, Paucartambo and Madre de Dios Rivers, the range includes mountains like Ausangate (6,384 meters - 20,945 feet), Mariposa, Cayangate, Wakay Willca (or Verónica) Chicón and Pitusiray, which is over 5,500 m.a.s.l. (18,044 f.a.s.l.).
The Callejón de Huaylas, and the cities of Huaraz and Carhauz in particular, contains various areas from which to start a hang-gliding and paragliding flight. But the most well-known spot is the Yungay Pan de Azucar (Sugar Loaf) mountain.
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.
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.
"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.
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).
This lake is the largest in the Peruvian Amazon. It is also known by the name Musha Karusha. Formed by the merging of the Capuri and Rimache rivers, it is located on the right side of the Pastaza River (Loreto), in a territory belonging to the Cadoshi Native Community, who regard the lake as a sacred site and source of life.
The National Park of Manu, a World Cultural Heritage Site, is one of the areas with greatest biodiversity on the planet. It is located in the departments of Cusco (Paucartambo province, Kosñipata district) and Madre de Dios (Manu province, Fitzcarrald and Manu districts), including the entire basin of the River Manu.
A high Andean zone formed by the White Mountain Range, the highest tropical mountain range in the world, with 27 peaks measuring over 6,000 meters (19,685 feet) above sea level. The National Park was declared a Natural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO in 1985 due to the great variety of its flora and fauna.
An imposing display of Inca architecture, located 2 km (1.2 mile) from Cusco City, built between the Pachacútec and Huayna Cápac periods. The park covers an area of 3,093 hectares (7,643 acres). There is still a question over its real purpose during the Inca period. At first, it was thought to have been a fort, but later it was considered to have been a ceremonial center.
Miraflores Central Park popularly known as «Kennedy Park» is one of the most popular parks in Lima and visited for its central location in the District of Miraflores. It is made up of 2 parks: Central Park and Kennedy Park, side by side, adding an area of 22,000 m²
The historic center of Lima declared a World Heritage Site, one of the areas that joins the list of what to do in Lima. Neighborhood located between two districts of Lima, they are Rimac and Cercado, however it has a dignified tourist importance to mention it in a particular way. Important events occurred in the current center of Lima
Barranco is one of the smallest districts, however, it is also the bohemian area of Lima for being the place of residence of many local artists. Formerly it was a fishing village, who through the "descent of the baths" accessed the sea to undertake their daily activities.
The Pedro de Osma Museum exhibits Peruvian artistic pieces from the fifth to the eighteenth century. The art works from Ancient Peru corresponds to the geographic area of the south Andes and belong to a private collection from Cuzco. Tiahuanaco and Inca cultures were developed on this territory.
Flight has always been a dream of man. Paragliding and hang-gliding enabled the fulfilment of this old desire. Soaring through Peruvian skies and seeing the sea, mountains and valleys is a truly gratifying experience. It is also a different way to appreciate Peru's immense geography.
They are leaders in the exportation of alpaca products. Knitted garments, coats, jackets, baby alpaca scarf, crossed cape, gold of the Andes, shade of the Andes. South American Camelids Produce traditional handicrafts from Peru, all handmade, the incas culture. Rugs, tapestries, blankets, alpaca bedspreads, blankets, gourds.
In its two previous lives, long before being carefully restored and remodeled as a hotel by the hotelier Orient Express, the Nazarenas Palace of Cusco was a convent and a palace. Typically, palaces and convents do not share many of the same ambitions for the future, but oddly enough, this hotel manages to recall both of them — timeless and peaceful as a spiritual retreat, but at the same time Attentively welcoming in all its details.
In the context of airlines, "business class" is synonymous with "I would love to fly, but let someone else pay the bill". The Miraflores Park Hotel is another example of the kind of elegance and attention that seems to want to alleviate the restlessness of those who travel for business, but at the same time is a pleasure as an end in itself.
Given the way hotels are named today, it could be assumed that "Sacred River" is a kind of poetic exaggeration. But it turns out that the river they refer to is the Urubamba, which passes through the Sacred Valley of the Incas. So we are not talking about any sacred river or any luxury hotel.
The main attraction of this place is, without a doubt, the short distance that separates it from the ancient fortified city of Machu Picchu, hidden in the Andean peaks at almost 2,440 meters high. While it is true that there are more hotels near Machu Picchu, there is only one luxury hotel within the protected sanctuary itself.
While it is true that, at first glance, the Peruvian Andes might seem like a more backpacking adventure, La Casona is an alternative for people who want to start the Inca Trail in style. This rehabilitated Spanish colonial house, nestled in the old town of Cuzco, has become part of the Inkaterra ecological boutique hotel group.
While it is true that it is not the closest hotel to the ruins of Machu Picchu, the location of the Inkaterra has another type of attraction. Around this ecological hotel of eighty-five rooms nestled in the middle of the mountain, there are about five hectares of forest, where all kinds of animals and plants, wild birds and exotic orchids are found.
Visiting the Amazon is the dream of many and, to do it properly, we must generate the least possible impact and thus ensure that its attractions always remain.
Imagine spending the night in cabins built in what was once an important vineyard in the Lunahuaná Valley, while listening to the music of the Cañete River and the songs of the mountain.
Located on one of the most visited beaches by surfers and tourists who enjoy a relaxed atmosphere in the middle of nature, this hotel has been built almost entirely with recycled elements.
The Sacred Valley area between Cusco and Machu Picchu is a spectacular first stop for those who need time to acclimatize to the altitude. There are also many things to see and do in the area that justify staying here for a few days or even a week. However, there have been very few hotels focused on meeting the demands of those tourists who wish to do more than just transit through the area, so this collection of luxury villas is a welcome addition to the stage.
At Sol y Luna, they host guests in cozy houses made of local stone, decorated individually. Each of these forty-three casitas is surrounded by gardens filled with flora native to the Sacred Valley and all face the Andes Mountains where the Incas believed their gods dwelled.