You Can’t Miss These Touristic Destinations In Peru!


We’re already half past 2018 and there are many touristic destinations you need to visit before the year ends!

El Comercio recently made a list of nine classical touristic places and conventional routes you need to be in this year:

Huancaya: The trip will take about seven hours from Lima. It is located in the Nor Yauyos-Cochas Landscape Reserve, and stands out for its waterfalls and emerald lagoons.

Pampachiri: This stone forest is located 130 km from the city of Andahuaylas. It consists of conical stones that reach between 6 and 8 meters in height.

Rainbow Mountain: Also known as Vinicunca, it surprises with its surreal landscape. It is located in the province of Quispicanchi and to get to it you will need to walk for about four hours.

Lomas de Lachay: Located at kilometer 105 of the Panamericana Norte, this nature reserve offers unmissable circuits for those who love hiking.

Laguna 69: Located 96 km from the city of Huaraz, it is one of the main attractions of the Huascaran National Park. It is widely known for its turquoise waters.

Choquequirao: Located in the province of La Convención, Cusco. It stands out for its terraces and ceremonial plazas. You can get there from Cusco in about 10 to 12 hours.

Natural pools of Millpu: It’s located three hours from Huamanga, in the community of Circamarca. You will definitely be surprised with the crystal clear waters of this place.

Kuélap: Located in the province of Luya, this archaeological site is one of the main attractions of the Amazon. You will be able to appreciate walls and friezes in the form of diamonds and zigzags.

Gocta Waterfall: At 771 meters, it is considered one of the highest waterfalls in the world. It is located at 41 km from the city of Chachapoyas, in the hamlet of Cocachimba.

(Cover Photo Wikimedia)

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Ermelinda is a journalist from Caracas, Venezuela. She has a Master’s degree in Digital Journalism and a technical degree in Veterinary Assistance she pursued because of her love for animals. She likes to do sports, but especially ballet, which she has practiced for almost 20 years. Her passion is to read, write, and blog about different topics, as well as travel whenever she can.