One of the main reasons why hundreds of thousands of tourists fly to Peru every year is to see Machu Picchu. However, there is much more to Peru than this famous historical site. Once you know the places to visit, you’ll be amazed at how short the usual 10-day all-inclusive vacation is. To help you through, we have put together a list that will help you identify what you should NOT miss during your trip to Peru.
Rediscover the lost city that is Machu Picchu.
No trip or holiday offer to Peru is ever complete without seeing the remains of this city. Regarded as one of the seven wonders of the world, Machu Picchu is one of the cities in Peru that the Spanish missed when they colonized the rest of the city. The result is these enigmatic and beautiful remnants of a culture-rich community in its absolute absolute.
Explore the fascinating Amazon rainforest.
One of the reasons you don’t have to be willing to scratch this list in Peru is because Peru has the second largest amount of the Amazon rainforest after Brazil. Surprise the beauty of nature as you discover an exceptionally diverse ecosystem in the Amazon rainforest. You will learn to appreciate nature more when you see some of the most exquisite flora and fauna in any forest. Also, isn’t the idea of sleeping in a cabin in the middle of a very quiet forest tempting enough?
Fly over the mysterious Nazca lines.
One of Peru’s most absorbent attractions is the famous Nazca lines on the Nazca desert plains. To fully appreciate its beauty, you must fly over the desert to see these massive geoglyphs created by the Nazca culture between 400 and 650 AD.
Take in the culture of Incan by visiting the sacred valley.
Learn more about textiles from native Peruvians on a trip to the Sacred Valley. Here, you will come up with inaccurate Incan women championing the country’s world-famous textiles. You can even get a close look at how some of their prized items are made with their most prized looms. Another thing to do in the sacred valley is that you are at the very origin of the famous Peruvian pink salt. The process of collecting these salts goes back to the Incan era.
Lastly, it satisfies the buyer who visits the Cusco artisan market.
Here you will find great deals worth a fortune in the United States. You can add a Peruvian twist to your home cooking (tablecloths, bowls, mugs) for less than $ 30. You just have to make sure that the package for your included vacation is included.