Wanderlust Wednesday: Peru

Home to a section of the famous Amazon rainforest and the beautiful ancient Incan city of Machu Picchu, Peru is an incredible country that will bring out your inner adventurer.

The capital city of Lima is considered to be the main gateway to this beautiful country and is a bustling city filled with history. Surrounded by nature, here you’ll find a bustling nightlife that’s oh-so-modern juxtaposed with the historical beauty of the old city centre which features mansions and churches all built in the colonial style.

Cusco is another popular tourist destination. Known as the sacred city of the Incas and the archaeological capital of the Americas, Cusco has been in the spotlight since the discover of the sacred site of Machu Picchu. Every year, millions of tourists visit this city that’s chocked full of attractions. Cusco itself is bustling, full of culture and you will see hints of its incredible archaeological heritage everywhere you look.

 

 WHY VISIT?

  • There is so much to see, do and explore in this beautiful country

  • To learn all about Peruvian history, culture and art first hand

  • To experience the incredible natural diversity. Peru has 28 individual climates

  • The food is exceptional

  • The beaches are beautiful and so popular with surfers

 

MUST VISIT

  • Machu Picchu (one of the wonders of the world)

  • The Choquequirado ruins

  • The Nazca Lines

  • Colca Canyon

  • Maras Salt Pans

  • Moray

 

FIND OUT MORE

For more information log on to www.visitperu.com

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