Touring Peru is a great vacation option. The array of picturesque Andean mountains and rainforests of the Amazon on any tour of Peru is more than sufficient reason why you should travel to this western South American country. With a rich cultural anthropology of Peru and a total population of 25 662 000, this country was considered the cradle of the Inca empire.
Some High Points of Touring Peru
Traveling in Peru will take you to fascinating destinations in Peru such as Lima and Machu Picchu. Excursions to these places vary from agency to agency, which is why you need to do a thorough research before settling on someone.
Lima is not only the capital of Peru, it is also the gateway to many travel destinations in Peru. It would be a nice experience to explore this city that is bustling with history and movement. This city is home to many high-end architectural buildings such as Casa Aliaga Palace or Palacio de Torre Tagle, as well as many fine churches and monasteries such as San Francisco and La Merced. In addition to the sights, you can enjoy many outdoor activities, as Lima City is surrounded by all aspects of nature such as the sea, islands and mountains.
Machu Picchu in Cusco is another landmark in Peru. The ancient citadel of Machu Picchu is considered the stellar attraction of Cusco. This citadel was discovered in 1911 and is considered one of the best examples of landscape architecture in the world. Machu Picchu, located at the top of the mountain, is also a worship center and astronomical observatory.
These are just some of the most visited places in Peru. There are many places to add to the list of attractions in Peru such as the Nazka Line, Kuelap Fort, Choquequirao and Iquitos. All of this, including Lima and Cusco, is sure to make your Peru tour the adventure of a lifetime.