Tourism in Peru: Travel to Cusco and Machu Picchu

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November 24, 2017 0 Comments

Traveling to Peru is one of the most incredible and magical experiences you can experience, you will connect yourself and you will be able to live and remember a bit of Inca history that makes the Peruvian people proud.

Breathe the pure air of the Andes and devoutly contemplate the harmony that is felt there, tourism in Peru is to enjoy a mestizo cuisine, unique and recognized in the world, feel full with nature in Machu Picchu, cool off in the Amazon River together with the pink dolphins and contemplate beautiful sunsets on the sand.

The same country offers you to know its magnificent pacific coasts, to contemplate the infinite beauty of the Andes and to feel one with the nature, a country like Peru gives you access to these incomparable scenarios; We invite you to delve into this trip and encourage you to make tourism in Peru.

Thanks to the legacy of these powerful civilizations, Peru hosts more than 5,000 archaeological sites; many of which are surrounded by mystery and are able to transport you to the time where these cultures flourished.

For example, a visit to Machu Picchu allows you to discover the perfection of the Inca Empire, without a doubt one of the most representative places of tourism in Peru.

You can reach this sacred place aboard luxury trains that travel through impressive landscapes of mountains furrowed by the colors of the andean people.

Machu Picchu Panorama
View of Machu Picchu, Peru with Wayna Picchu rising in the background

Tourism in Peru is synonymous with nature and is one of the ten countries with the greatest biodiversity and natural resources in the world. With more than 200 protected natural areas and has 84 of the 117 life zones around the world. Peru has 14 national parks, 15 national reserves, nine national sanctuaries and 11 reserved zones. It is home to more than 1,800 species of birds and 10% of reptiles, mammals and fish existing on the planet.

If you love adventure, this paradise is for you, Peru has a variety of activities for curious, beginners, amateurs and experts in mainly natural environments.

Mosto common activities are trekking, mountaineering, mountain biking, surfing, paragliding, hang gliding, camping, canoeing and Kayak are some of the most popular activities that tourism in Peru has to offer.

If you’re interested in exploring and venture into the unknown you can always visit some of its 12,000 lagoons, 50 mountains that rise above 6,000 meters above sea level, the deepest canyons on the planet, among many other options for those who seek release adrenaline in your travels.

In your visit to the Inca country you can not miss some of the most important places of tourism in Peru and thus have a true andean experience:

Lima: The capital of Peru is a World Heritage Site of UNESCO with places such as the historic Casa Aliaga, the cathedral and the Larco Museum.

Ballestas Islands: discover this maritime sanctuary in the Pacific Ocean where sea lions, penguins and birds like the pelican find refuge.

Nazca Lines: observe from the air these mysterious geoglyphs of animals and geometric figures that have been in the middle of the Nazca desert for more than a thousand years, an unmissable place if you want to make tourism in Peru.

Arequipa: stroll through the “forbidden city” of Santa Catalina, visit the Jesuit church and enjoy views of the Misti volcano.

Colca Valley: appreciate the elegance of the condors planning over this valley with 4,000 meters deep and visit some remote villages in the area.

Lake Titicaca: visit the island Taquile and the floating islands of the Uros.

Cusco: the ancient Inca capital is a mixture of pre-columbian ruins and Spanish colonial architecture. Visit to the Coricancha Temple, the Cathedral and the surrounding ruins of Sacsayhuamán and Qenqo, Puca Pucará and Tambomachay.

Machu Picchu: you can not miss the lost city of the Incas, it is hidden at the top of an Andean peak and offers views not only of the mountain range but also of the mysterious Inca past. Mandatory stop for those who make tourism in Peru!

This is an unforgettable destination and perfect to enjoy the adventure and a space in which to get away from the routine and rest, Peru is the destination that will leave unforgettable memories in your memory. In b.vacations you can make your reservation and let yourself be carried away by this beautiful culture.