One of the most majestic and exciting countries in South America is Peru. The Land of the Incas offers multiple adventures to the traveler! Ancient Inca ruins, exotic rainforest and majestic Andes mountain ranges combine with a lively culture and excellent cuisine, making this country a true gem stone of a travel destination!

Peru is a country of high biodiversity, with landscapes ranging from tropical Amazon rainforest to the Andes Mountains, and even coastal desert at the Pacific coast. There are numerous fun activities waiting for you: go sand boarding on the dunes in Huacachina, zip lining through the forests, surfing in Pacific waves or swimming with pink dolphins – the options are endless!

Visit the jungle city Iquitos, which is only accessible by water or air, and explore the rainforest and its exciting wildlife from there. You can take a boat or paddle on the Amazon in a dugout canoe; you might even spot a jaguar if you’re lucky!

There are plenty of archeological treasures to discover, the most popular being the breathtaking Lost City of Machu Picchu, once a citadel of the Inca Empire. It is considered one of the most famous archeological wonders in the world and is an UNESCO World Heritage Site. Trek the challenging Inca Trail to get to this fascinating place on old Inca routes. The rewarding sight of this majestic place after 4 days of hiking is simply indescribable!

Peru features many beautiful cities, which were shaped architecturally by Inca and Spanish rule. Visit the famous former Inca capital Cusco, charming colonial Arequipa and the largest city in Peru, its hectic capital, Lima.

The lively Andean culture pervades every aspect of life, with its multiethnic population engaging in captivating local traditions and fiestas. Make sure to visit one of the bustling marketplaces, where you can buy some of the splendid colorful art and handcrafted goods, soaking up the lively ambiance. Furthermore, indulge in the delicious Peruvian food and try local dishes like the tasty Huancaína or the famous Ceviche. Pair with a Pisco Sour or two and let yourself be spoiled by the riches of the Peruvian cuisine!

Visitors to this fascinating country will discover a trove of cultural and historical treasures, embedded in beautiful nature – Peru is absolutely worth a journey!