Top 10 things to do in Peru

Did I hear it right that you are planning to visit Peru this holiday season? Below are some valuable suggestions about top 10 things to do there.


10. Lima

The capital and also the hub of eclectic culinary delights is Lima. It is also the gastronomic capital of Latin America and is rightly called the Mecca for food-lovers. With architectural sites like La Catedral de Lima, Iglesia de Santo Domingo, museums and historic sites, it will give you a pure indulgence of sprawling metropolis at its edge.

9. Mancora

Ignore all the other stretches of beaches and head to the surf town of Mancora for its beautiful paradise palm-lined beaches and surf-breaks. Relish the tasty seafood restaurants, street markets and the thrilling array of water-activities in this city.

8. Huacachina

A romantic destination of sand-boarding and dune-buggy rides, it is a desert oasis with towering sand dunes all around. It emits a beautiful reflection of the golden sands and red evening sky shimmer of the tranquil lake with tropical trees.

7. Kuelap

It is all about the secret ruins of Kuelap and the biggest waterfalls on earth, the Gocta Falls. It also has a fortress of the Chachapoya natices, left in ruins, sceneries and trekking options.

6. Cuzco

Amid the Inca Empire is this capital city Cuzco. Being the archaeological center it amalgamates Spanish Architecture and Inca layout. Forget everything in the bustling markets with restaurants, pubs and tons of hotels.

5. Nazca Lines

Fly above the Nazca lines to explore the history of Peru with the archaeological drawings that have mystified historians from hundreds of years. The aerial view of a plane is something that you can never forget.

4. Explore the Amazon

Visit the 60% of Peru covered by the Amazon Rain-forest to meet local tribes and live nature with an incredible range of biodiversity. With cheap, close by lodges, it’s ideal for the first time adventurers.

3. Colca Canyon

Come to this greatest trekking destination that offers an indescribable scenery which is twice as big as the Grand Canyon in the U.S.

2. Lake Titicaca and the Floating Islands

Lake Titicaca, the highest navigable lake in the world, is also a huge store where you can buy traditional handicrafts. It has several artificial islands of Uros, which are picturesque with their tranquility and refreshing air.

1. Machu Picchu and the Inca Trail

The favourite destination amongst tourist is Machu Picchu. The unique splendor of the town, surrounded by mountains and usually preceded by the dramatic scenery of the world-famous Inca trail gets Machu Picchu several millions of tourists each year.

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