The Perfect Guide For Making Your Peru Experience Unforgettable


Those who are thinking about traveling to Peru should make a decision soon because it is going to hit its peak.

Peru’s tourism industry is its third largest sector, right behind mining and fishing.  And why is that? Because Peru has one-of-a-kind offers travelers from around the world want to see and experience. Some of the major attractions include archaeological monuments, a modern world wonder (cough, cough, Machu Picchu!), ecotourism (bio-diversity to blow your mind), award-winning gastronomy, adventure (trekking and extreme sports) tourism, and beaches with some of the world’s greatest breaks and surfers.

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It is a complete matter of pride to mention that as per the Peruvian government study, the tourist satisfaction rate for Peru tourism is around 94%. On top of this, the tourism has emerged as one of the most rapidly growing industries in Peru.

Here are some of the main highlights of Peru travel:

  • All Things Ancient: Peru will welcome you to explore the dusted remnants of Chan Chan, which is the largest pre-Columbian ruin in the world. In addition, the travelers can experience flying over the puzzling geoglyphs in Paracas or venturing the rugged wilds of the Andes and Amazon. People also love to explore the museums here due to the detailed sophistication (tip: check out Museo Larco!).
    Chan Chan (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)
  • Exquisite Cuisine: The incredible variety of food options that one gets on their Peru journey is simply unforgettable. The region is blessed with a huge variety of fruits and vegetables. In addition to this, it even boasts three of the best fifty restaurants in the world. What gives Peru that distinct flavor? Some of the unique ingredients in the Peruvian cuisine are aji amarillo (a yellow chili pepper) and their blessed herbs such as huacatay. Not to mention Peru’s amazing fusion cuisine.
    Lima Thai (Photo: Caroll Ortiz/Traveling & Living in Peru)
  • What To Shop?: One of the most interesting aspects of travel is shopping. Shopping in Peru is mainly about Alpaca clothing. Sweaters, scarves, hats, blankets, souvenir, textiles, chullo hat, backpacks, and paintings etc.
    Alpaca Wool (Photo: Pixabay)
  • Major Attractions: Some of the major attractions of Peru includes Machu Picchu, Nazca Lines, Huascaran National Park, Trujillo and Colca Canyon. The trip will remain incomplete without exploring these locations.
    Machu Picchu (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)

It is a known fact that Peru tourism is largely defined by the Andes mountain range that largely forms the interiors with its volcanoes and snow-capped peaks. The fauna and flora here have been greatly appreciated for showcasing a wonderful mix of historical, cultural as well as natural destinations.



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