Despite its complicated and often impressive and unexpected weather or landscape, Peru ranks amongst the world’s great centers of ancient civilization. The sun worshipping incas are only the most famous in a long line of highly developed cultures that thrived thousands Years before the Spanish invasion. His remains their remains fascinate travelers and archaeologists alike. Along with The impressive ruins are found in most of the highlands of Peru (Cusco, Puno, among others) The Inca citadel of Machu Picchu, Peru is home to the Nazca lines etched on its coastal desert, colla In a proximity to Lake Titicaca is the chullpas, the great city of mud (Adobe) of chan chan and the moche burial site of the lord of sipan. The fact that we know very little about these cultures – they left no written records, just mysterious work in gold, silver and stone – only seems to add to the fascination.
But ancient ruins are only a fraction of the story. Peru is the classic Andean republic, and although the traditional American world, which was destroyed by the Spanish conquest with blood in the 1530s, the legacy of ancient cultures is very much alive roughly half the 15 million population of Peru they are pure Inca origin: often live in remote mountain villages, who speak Quechua or Aymara that was inherited from their parents and so on chain of their ancestors, and many of their rituals, beliefs and customs are the variety of ways Andean traditional and culture imposed by the conquerors.
Peru is also one of the most diverse and impressive country on Earth. Its variety is astonishing: the researchers who came to Peru, found that of 103 possible ecological zones, Peru has packed in 83 of its borders. Peruvian Andes have become a mecca for hikers and mountain climbers and those who want to enjoy a spectacular mountain scenery in a more leisurely fashion. More than half of Peru is part of the Amazonrainforest. And the coastal strip of Peru is one of the world’s driest desert.
Peru has a variety of landscapes, Which you can visit the following tours:
The Peruvian coast is famous for its beautiful beaches, its sunny climate for much of the year and its rich culinary tradition. Here you will find charming coastal cities such as Lima, where Peruvian gastronomy is an unforgettable experience. In addition, the ancient Nazca lines and natural reserves such as Paracas are amazing for their unique beauty and historical mysteries.
The Peruvian Sierra region is characterized by its majestic mountains, which are part of the Andes. Here you will find the ancient city of Cusco, the gateway to Machu Picchu, one of the most iconic destinations in the world. In addition, the Sierra is rich in culture, with traditional festivals that showcase indigenous heritage and a wide variety of native dishes that will delight your palate.
The Peru Amazon rainforest is a marvel of biodiversity. Exploring this region will immerse you in a world of lush vegetation, rushing rivers and an amazing variety of flora and fauna. Visit the Tambopata National Reserve or Manu National Park for a unique jungle experience. Canoe rides, bird watching and interaction with local communities are just some of the activities that await you in this impressive region.
The best season is during the dry season, which covers the months April to the end of September. In October the rains begin and you can find Machu Picchu covered by clouds. If you travel in June, we recommend you to book the Inti Raymi Tour that takes place in June 24th, and also hike the Palcoyo Mountain Tour, which is an incredible Rainbow Mountain located in the Andes.
Many are the top tours in Peru, but none is like the Inca Trail Tours, the most famous pedestrian path in the Americas. After flying from the capital of Perú, Lima, you will arrive in Cusco to walk for four days along a path through forests and dense fog, millenary stone steps and discovering the ruins of ancient fortifications and Inca cities, and all the time enjoying majestic views.