Are you interested in travelling to Peru?
This country is one of the most popular destinations for 2015! Why is Peru so special? The ancient history of the country and the Mayan civilization have always fascinated the entire world. The architectural treasures from the Spanish colonial area are still predominant with 500 year-old churches, palaces and houses. Peru has Andes’ most beautiful locations, attracting visitors from the whole planet each year. Plains, pastures, deserts,… many landscapes that make dream our nature and open spaces lovers.
Hiking Holidays has selected for you the best places to visit in Peru.
The Historical Centre of Arequipa, classified as a World Heritage by UNESCO, was built with volcanic sillar rock and the European and indigenous influences are remarkable.
2) Cuzco & the Machu Picchu
Cuzco, also called “the Archaeological Capital of America”, was the capital of the Inca Empire. Local people have conserved their customs and traditions. Discover the legendary Machu Picchu and its mysterious history.
3) Lake Titicaca & Puno
The Lake Titicaca is the world’s famous lake inhabited by the Uros people. Puno is the folkloric capital of Peru with its amazing landscapes, pre-inca architecture, and local culture.
Lima, the capital of Peru, is a must-see. Visit the museums and Caral, the best archeological site in the Supe Valley. Enjoy a great variety of cultural shows, live concerts and culinary experiences.
5) Nazca & Nazca Lines
Be surprised by the mysterious forms of figures and lines made by a very old Peruvian civilization, the Nazca Lines.
Peru is an amazing country full of treasures. Come discover it with Hiking Holidays!