There are many reasons why you should consider visiting Peru for your next holiday. Let us take a look at the top reasons why you should consider this amazing country.
It is Easy to Travel to Peru
British Airways now offers thrice-weekly service from Gatwick to Lima, which means its a lot easier to plan a holiday. The route had been closed since 1982; however, last May, the airline reopened the route, putting Peru back on the map for amazing holidays.
Huacachina is an oasis located in southwest Peru. This area will remind you of Arabia with its sprawling desert that is dotted with oases. There is a legend about the oasis in Peru. It is said that the lagoon is the home of a mermaid. If you are looking for the most peaceful and beautiful destinations in the country to wear your seafolly swimwear, look no further than southwest Peru.
Lima is an Amazing Place to Visit
In the past, Lima was considered a dangerous city that was dirty. However, due to the popularity of ceviche, Peru’s gastronomy is drawing visitors from around the world. In addition to its amazing food, Lima offers numerous museums and the 1,800-year-old ruins of Huaca Pucllana.
Visit Machu Picchu
One of the most visited places in South America is Machu Picchu. Visitors can reach this ancient city via a railway line or hiking trails. When planning your trip to Machu Picchu, do some research? Machu Picchu is one of the most enchanting locations on the planet; so, you want to make sure to plan your visit carefully to maximise your day in this ancient city.
Peru has three distinct regions in the Amazon, including the Chachapoyas-Gocta-Keulap with its ruins, a gorgeous waterfall, and numerous museums, Iquitos with its reserves and national parks, and the Tambopata Reserve, where you can enjoy a wonderful boat trip. The Tambopata Reserve can easily be reached via aeroplanes from Lima to Cuzco. Here, you will find a large variety of lodges.
Cuzco Takes You Back in Time
Cuzco is considered one of the oldest continuously occupied locations in the Americas. The ruins of Coricancha and the Inca temple were demolished in 1533 by the Spanish. In addition to the history of Cuzco, you will find a variety of art galleries, churches, palaces, and convents that have been turned into hotels.
The Sacred Valley
The Sacred Valley is located between Machu Picchu and Cuzco. It can be reached via the rail system or by bus. Looking out at the large circular agricultural terraces will remind you of Mesopotamia’s Fertile Crescent and show you why this location was the centre of the Incan world. While you are here, you will understand the scale of the Incan empire and how its warriors, runners, and builders were fed.
Peru’s Beaches are Amazing – Peru’s beaches in the Northwest seem to be a long way from the frozen peaks of the Andes Mountains. The Piura district in Peru features a tropical climate with beautiful golden beaches, making it the perfect place for beach-goers. Resorts as Mancora beckons visitors. Here you will find clear water, powdery sand and rolling surf.
Between 500 BC and 500 AD, geoglyphs were etched into the deserts. These geoglyphs depict “the astronaut” (a strange looking man), birds and animals. The size of these geoglyphs and the fact that they can only be viewed from the air make the Nazca Lines both mystifying and awe-inspiring. Small planes located at a nearby desert airfield take visitors to see the Nazca Lines; however, be warned, you may get airsick as you zoom in and out of the area, taking in the full effect of the Nazca Lines.