1. Amazon jungle
The Peruvian Amazon is one of the most biologically diverse regions on Earth and covers over
60 percent of the country, making it a destination for travelers and Planet Earth binge-watchers
alike, even though it is very remote and challenging to reach.
2. Dune Hiking
Just three hours south of Lima is a small desert town surrounded by sand dunes that can reach
1000 meters in height called Huacachina. This trek is for the more experienced of hikers, so
bring lots of water. But it is once-in-a-lifetime experience that is worth every step.
3. Rainbow Mountains
A few years ago, the Rainbow Mountains were discovered by some tourists (who were probably
very lost) within the Vinicunca mountains and have since become a popular attraction. This
stunning view definitely has to be earned, though. With altitude of 5200 meters, this hike is
not for the beginner. It’s higher than any peak in the Alps and just as high as Everest Base
One of the more unique delicacies in Peruvian food is Cuy, a baked or fried guinea pig served
with potatoes. It’s not a regular meal for Peruvians but is often served on special occasions
such as holidays and birthdays.
2. Lomo Saltado
Lomo Saltado is a stir fry dish that consists of marinated beef, onions, tomatoes, soy sauce,
chili’s, vinegar, spices, cilantro and French fries; usually served with rice. There are many
variants of Lomo Saltado that you can try depending on where you go in Peru. But beef steak with
fries, chilies and soy sauce is the most common and is the base for most variations.
Ceviche is the most famous dish that comes to mind when you talk of Peruvian food. It is very
much a traditional staple of Peru. Peruvian Ceviche has many variations but typically consists
of chunks of raw marinated white fish cured in lemon or lime juices, spiced with chili and
seasoned with salt. It is then served with sliced onions, cilantro, and sometimes tomato.
Lima is home to the highest concentration of museums of the country, the most notable of which
are the Museo Nacional de ArqueologÍa, AntropologÍa e Historia del Perì and Museum of Art of
Lima.The history of Lima dates back thousands of years, and the city has fought off occupations,
natural disasters, and world wars. From the 1500s to the 1900s, Lima was occupied by the
Cusco is one of the most magical cities in the world. It has a different atmosphere, almost
energetic, difficult to explain. It is the gateway to Machu Picchu, one of the new wonders of
the world. As the oldest living city in the Americas, Cusco has been inhabited continuously for
over 3,000 years.
Arequipa is Peru’s second-largest city and third-largest tourist destination. It was named a
UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2000.The city of Arequipa is located at an altitude of 2,300
meters in the Andes. Arequipa is known as Peru’s white city, and it’s called that because of the
all-white Plaza de Armas. The volcanos that rise behind Arequipa are more than just a beautiful
Nazca pilgrimage site covering 370 acres is a popular stop for archeologists and looters. This
unimaginably large pile of sand near Nazca is one of the tallest dunes in the world. Nazca is
famous for its pottery and the fact that they still use the traditional methods to do so, as
they have been for over the past hundreds of years.
Callao was once the chief seaport in all South America. For centuries all goods transported to
Spain and Europe were required to travel through its’ docks. Unfortunately, it wasn’t to last.
Callao has a warm desert climate. This climate type is usually characterized by many hours of
sunshine and low precipitation figures.
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