Are you planning your next adventurous getaway but are feeling a little stuck on where to go? If you want to experience a rich culture, breathtaking scenery, and incredible history you should set your sights on Peru.
Every year, more and more tourists are discovering the beauty and adventure that awaits them in Peru. In fact, since 2013, the number of people who visit there every year is no fewer than three million. As a tourist spot with so much to offer, it’s no wonder that so many see Peru as the perfect destination.
Explore Ancient Civilizations
Peru was once home to several ancient civilizations in centuries gone by, including the Chavin, Moche and the Nasca nations. However, it is the remains of the Incan Empire that draw the attention of thousands of tourists from around the world.
Some of the must-see main attractions include the incredible monuments of Machu Picchu and the Koricancha Temple in Cusco, among other amazing villages and religious sites. With such a rich history, Peru is truly a goldmine of unforgettable places to explore.
Peruvian cuisine has been rapidly growing in popularity. In fact, Peru was named the World Travel Award’s Leading Culinary Destination for 2019.
What makes Peruvian food so distinct? According to the experts at Discover Peru, “[It] has been influenced by a variety of cultures brought by the arrival of immigrants from Spain, Africa, Italy, Japan and China.” So, if you consider yourself at all to be a “foodie” — or if you love experiencing other cultures through local cuisine — Peru is a nation that truly boasts unique and outstanding fare.
If you need any more convincing after that, check out National Geographic’s Top 10: Things to Eat in Peru.
Those who don’t like to take their vacations lying down can’t go wrong in Peru. Not only are you sure to get your step-count up, but you can take your pick from hiking trails along the coast, walking through picturesque highlands, or finding your way through the jungle.
With such a varied geographical layout, be prepared to have your breath taken away at every turn. Even if you’re not an experienced hiker, there are countless trails to choose from that are sure to give you some unforgettable experiences.
Too Good to be True?
With so many options to choose from, you could be thinking that a trip to Peru might involve too much to organize yourself. The good news is that certain travel sites are offering more and more holiday packages that are designed to help travelers get the most out of trips to Peru.
With experts who have done their research, you can easily book a trip that is perfectly designed to help you get the most out of your time. The best part? Planning your holiday this way will help to maximize your budget and will help save you big in the long run.
All that’s left for you to do is start packing!