Travel Destination Peru
Famous travel destinations, sights and historical sites worth visiting in Peru.
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Since 2019 Lima’s district Miraflores has one more attraction: Peruvian Experience, the first space of cultural and gastronomic entertainment of Peru where visitors take a fun and hands-on journey through Peruvian history, culture and gastronomy from the food of the Incas to today’s famous Peruvian dishes without ever leaving Lima.
Just 4 hours from Tacna in southern Peru in the Vilacota-Maure Regional Conservation Area one of the many hidden and mostly unknown natural treasures the country has to offer, can be found: the Valley of the Geysers (El Valle de los Géiseres).
Peru is full of natural wonders that are lesser known and / or located off the beaten path and therefore missed by most visitors when planning their trip. One of these are the Gocta Waterfalls located in the Chachapoyas province in the Amazonas region of northern Peru.
One of the many off the beaten track gems Peru has to offer is the Moron Lagoon, also known as Oasis of Moron, located about 250 km (155 miles) south of Lima near Pisco.
Probably one of the most stunning and beautiful geological occurrences in the world can be viewed at the Rainbow Mountain which is part of the Ausangate mountains high in the Andes about 140 km (85 miles) southeast of Cusco.
Sitting proudly atop a hill overlooking Lake Umayo about 35 km (20 miles) from Puno in southern Peru, the Chullpas de Sillustani are above ground tower-like tombs built by the pre-Incan Qulla culture.
Gran Pajaten is an archaeological site in the Andean jungle of northern Peru built around 200BC by the Chachapoya culture, the most important pre-Colombian civilization in the area of the time.
The history of Lima and the population of the surrounding area did not only begin with the foundation of the colonial city by Francisco Pizarro in 1535. Actually, the area of today’s city and province of Lima was inhabited many thousands of years before that by numerous different, highly advanced pre-Hispanic cultures that left us impressive settlements and constructions....
In the first half of June members of four Quechua communities high in the Peruvian Andes about 180 km (110 miles) from Cusco come together to ceremonially cut the ropes of the Q’eswachaka bridge, the last remaining traditional Inca rope bridge, let it fall into the Apurimac river below and then rebuilt it by hand in a 3-day ceremony...
Long before the Incas, the culture that today is associated with Peru like no other, even emerged, numerous other highly advanced civilizations inhabited the Peruvian coastal areas, the highlands and the jungle for thousands of years and left us an impressive heritage. One of these amazing societies is the Chachapoyas culture.
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