Top Destinations in Peru
Posted on : 11 August 2021
Peru is one of the largest and most beautiful countries in Latin America, it has a great historical legacy left by the Incas, which makes it one of the most touristic in the regions in this part of the world. In Cusco, you will find the famous Ollantaytambo, Pisaq, Chinchero, and of course, Machu Picchu; citadels that will take your breath away.
Top Destinations in Peru
Although all these Inca cities mentioned above are located in the Cusco region. Within the city of Cusco, there are extraordinary monuments of Inca and colonial architecture that are worth visiting during your visit to Peru such as Sacsayhuaman or Qoricancha Temple.
LIMA “CITY OF KINGS”
The capital of Peru is the destination through which at least 95% of foreign tourism must pass since the largest international airport in the country is located there and receives most of the income flights. While stopping here you must enjoy a Gastronomic Tour, this may include the visit to a local market and preparing your own food. Don’t worry if you are not a cooker though, a wonderful meal can be arranged at many of the excellent restaurants Lima is willing to offer. Pachacamac, Callao, Miraflores Barranco and many other traditional districts.
ICA, PARACAS AND NAZCA
Near Lima it is possible to visit innumerable archaeological and natural sites, the most visited are to the south, in the Ica region, Ballestas Islands, Wine and Pisco cellars, and the Nazca lines are the ones that you should not miss on your tour in Peru.
Known as the “White City” because of its buildings colored by the typical construction material call “Sillar“. Tours in Arequipa can go as far as you wish. The Colca Canyon tour is the most popular, it allows you to watch the flight of the condor and a variety of flora and fauna.
Further south and sharing a border with Bolivia awaits Puno City located about 3800 meters above sea level. The tours in Titicaca Lake take you to visit their islands, you can choose a short visit or spend the night in an isle with a local family. The experience of visiting the islands of Lake Titicaca is exceptional, you will visit the Uros floating islands; also, the communities that inhabit Amantani and Taquile Island. In addition, you can enjoy other tours in Puno such as visiting the Sillustani Chullpas, the Amaru Muru portal, or visit the essentials with the City Tour in Puno.