The five tourist places that you can not miss in Peru

The five tourist places that you can not miss in Peru

The 5 safety pins

  • Machu Picchu is a must for tourists visiting Peru, it is the sacred city of the Incas. It was discovered in 1911 by the American explorer Hiram Bingham. It is located on a huge granite mountain just 2 hours away from Cusco. This city is considered one of the most extraordinary examples of landscape architecture in the world and was recognized by Unesco as a World Heritage Site in 1986, and in 2007 it was declared one of the 7 wonders of the modern world.
  • With its white sand beaches, warm sea and great waves, Mancora stands as a perfect place for surfers from all over the world. This fishermen’s cove has become an essential sight for those who love spas. It is located in northern Peru, in the department of Piura and is one of the busiest beaches. Macora has everything to satisfy the most demanding visitors, from the best hotels to the finest restaurants where you can enjoy delicious seafood such as ceviches prepared with grouper, swordfish and shrimp, among others.
  • In the sands of the Peruvian desert of Nazca, through the pampas of Jumama, enormous figures and lines drawn with an incredible perfection by an ancient Peruvian pre-Columbian culture emerge full of mystery and mysticism. The Nazca Lines is a place declared by Unesco as a Cultural Patrimony of the Humanity Nazca, it is a peaceful town, of delayed development, whose economic activity is based on agriculture and commerce. It is an ideal area for archaeological tourism, the city of Nazca has comfortable hotels and local restaurants easily accessible for all types of visitors.
  • For the ecotourism fanatics, Peru the ideal destination: The Amazon River is the 2nd longest in the world and the most abundant. It is born in the Peruvian Andes in the department of Arequipa and is navigable by means of high-board ships. This river is the natural means of communication between the towns near the Amazon. Its main port in Peru is Iquitos, where visitors can feel the contact with the nature of its Amazonian forests, enter into the jungles with explorers, navigate the river and enjoy one of the most biodiverse areas in the world. Here you can find small hotels, varied restaurants, and even bars and clubs to enjoy a lively nightlife.
  • Trujillo , Peruvian city founded in 1535 by Francisco Pizarro belongs to the select list of World Heritage cities since 1986. This city is also known as the city of eternal spring, in it you can still find buildings of the colony, such as El Carmen Monastery and the San Agustín Church. In its surroundings, various festivities are celebrated, such as the Cheese Fair and the Chiviri that is celebrated on Easter Sunday in the Plaza Mayor. Close to Trujillo is Chan-Chan, the largest city in the world built in adobe. The city is full of hotels of different classifications, such as pensions, hostels, even rural farms for those who wish to live a colonial experience.

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