Peru is an amazing country of the South American continent. Varied terrain, panoramic scenery, lush mountains, vast deserts and pristine beaches make this a good holiday spot. Travel Peru for its affable people and to explore the rich wildlife, archeology, history and varied cultures.
Lima is the capital of this nation with bustling development, unique culture and history. This city lies sandwiched between the Andes Mountain and the Pacific Ocean. Visit the historic centre that has a Spanish colonial era touch, this architectural marvel is part of UNESCO world heritage site. Plaza de Armas is an antique cathedral from 18th century and a Government Palace. Colonial plazas, majestic mansions, splendid basilica, museums and ruins from the Inca are all tourist attractions.
Lake Titicaca and the breathtaking Amazon forest all are interesting places to see wildlife in Peru. Machu Picchu is the world heritage site; it has the relics of Inca city which is an archeological wonder of South America. City of Cusco was the capital of this ancient city with fused structures of Inca and Spanish architectures. Walls with fresco of the historical scenes give you a glimpse of the rich history.
World renowned Cathedral of San Francisco has captivating dome, catacombs and masterpieces of art by Van Dyck, Jordeans and Rubens. Enjoy the Cajamarca Carnival or join the religious processions to honor St. Santa Rosa de Lima in august.
Travel the Andes or Cordillera Blanca for nature watch of giant bromeliads, puma, vicuna, spectacled bear and viscacha; hike on Olleros-Chavin Llama Trek to see snow covered peaks, archeological remains and glacial lakes. Skiing can be possible on Pastoruri Glacier.
Go shopping for handicrafts at Ayacucho markets to buy some jewellery, pottery, leather items, textiles or simple souvenirs. Night life in the capital and near Barranco is vibrant. Luxurious hotel stay and mouthwatering spicy delicacies offered at the restaurants here may your vacation lavish and luxurious. Travel Peru for a revitalizing holiday that will remain etched in your memory forever.