Best Places to Visit in Peru
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The Peruvian Amazon is home to some of the most incredible wildlife species in the world. Watch monkeys, river dolphins, Piranhas, sloths and snakes in their natural habitat and be amazed by how untouched the area is.
White sand, warm seas, perfect waves for surfing, delicious seafood, and the eternal sun have made this small fishing village in northern Peru a global and local reference for travelers who think in beach.
Recently elected one of the new seven wonders of the world, the ancient Inca citadel of Machu Picchu, discovered in 1911 by US explorer Hiram Bingham, is one of the world's most fascinating sites, and should be at the top of anyone's bucket list.
Dubbed the "Gateway to Peru", Lima is a bustling capital city, with a rich past, vibrant culture, and world-class gastronomic offerings.
Lake Titicaca is nothing short of breathtaking. On the border between Bolivia and Peru this high altitude lake that is about the size of Puerto Rica is a must visit. Not only does the lake offer wonderful scenery and stunning outdoorsy experiences, it is full of native culture and incredible people.
Tucked into the rolling sand dunes of Southern Peru's vast dessert, this tiny oasis appears to be straight out of the movies. Huacachina itself is not made up of much more than the turquoise pool which lies in its center and is surrounded by leafy palms and small local shops and restaurants. However, it's just outside the village lines that adrenaline-packed adventure awaits.
Cusco is also a cultural mecca, with stunning festivals, delicious traditional cuisine, and a vibrant nightlife, which makes this magical city one of the most magnetic on the continent.
The small town of Aguas Calientes, or better known as "Machu Picchu Pueblo," sits perched in a deep gorge at the foot of the mountain which houses the ruins. Surrounded by a lofty cloud-forest, two thundering rivers and the impressive mountain itself, Aguas Calientes boasts a stunning location.