WHY TRAVELING TO PERU?
PERU VACATIONS – BEST TOURS GUIDE
WHY TRAVELING TO PERU?
A country full of historical places and nature wonders
It’s a unique, multicultural and colorful country, located at the East Coast of South America, next to the Pacific Ocean. Peru has it all! Is a dream destination that offers amazing discoveries in culture, history, biodiversity and gastronomy. Home of the gorgeous Machu Pichu, one of the Wonders of the World, Heritage Site by Unesco, pretty close to Cusco City, an ancient storehouse, universally regarded as the Inca’s architecture masterpiece.
The mysterious Nazca Lines is also a top famous highlight of Peru, a collection of giant geoglyphs, designs or motifs etched into the ground, 2000 years old, located at about 250
miles (400 kilometers) South of Lima. Peru is also well known as a leading gastronomical destination in the world. From seafood on the coast, to regional specialties such as roasted pork and the famous guinea pig in the highlands.
Peru is one of the most diverse regions in the world, its geography is abundant in microclimates and wildlife. Is a perfect place for birdwatchers and animal lovers, home of a variety of specimens of birds, amphibians and mammals.
HIGHLIGHTS AND “MUST-SEES”
FULL OF STORY CULTURE AL FOLKLORE
Peru has been a settlement site for many cultures before the Spanish conquest, the biggest was the Inca culture. In the North, you can appreciate tombs, fortresses, pyramids, ceramics and metal works of previous cultures to the Incas.
MACHU PICHU AND CUSCO
“The lost city”, Machu Pichu (2453 m) is the Inca’s architectonical gem, the extraordinary residence and sanctuary of the ninth Inca of Tahuantinsuyo, Pachacutec. Cusco City was the capital of the Inca’s Empire known by his archeological vestiges and colonial architecture.
Just 15km north of Cusco, is located the Sacred Valley, a valley with beautiful towns as Pisac, Calca, Yucay, Urubamba, and Ollantaytambo. The Sacred Valley flourished as it’s lands were rich enough to become the center of food production for the Inca people.
Located at the South of Peru, Nazca lines are a group of pre-Columbian geoglyphs extended in the desert sands. They cover an area of almost 1 000 km2 and there are around 800 different figures, including animals and plants. They are made up of more than 10,000 lines.