Peru has so much that is very hard to just consider just some places. From de coast to the jungle, from south with so much richness to the north with history, culture and incredible beaches in the extreme north, Peru is all a real treasure; below we show you destinations in a luxury Peru vacations.
It is no possible to start without mention Lima, the cosmopolitan capital of the country. Lima offers us a quite variety of places; since the downtown where is shown all the colonial time with its churches, convents, small streets and much more to the residential area including the bohemian area of barranco, where you will find full place to visit the sculptors, painters and craftsmen as well as visiting the different museums. And, obviously not forgetting to start trying one of the most amazing foods of the world, with many different restaurants that are chosen by the visitors of very different countries as the best in the world
To the south of Lima sea lions, Humboldt penguins, flamingoes and other protected species live in harmony within Paracas National Reserve, which gets its name from the sandstorms, or “Paracas” that are common to the area; Visitors who cross by boat to the Ballestas Islands, where literally thousands of sea lions live. Then to continue to the enigmatic and mysterious Nazca Lines, groups of geoglyphs, large line drawings that appear, from a distance, to be etched into Earth’s surface on the arid Pampa Colorada (“Coloured Plain” or “Red Plain”), northwest of the city of Nazca in southern Peru. They extend over an area of nearly 190 square miles (500 square km).
Travelling to the South, we will find the elegance of the colonial city of Arequipa with its special sites full of streets, churches and convents full of the colonial era, continuing towards Colca with the second highest canyon in the world and being able to observe the wonderful flight of the condors, to after some days continue to the high plateau, Puno, where at more than 3,000 meters above sea level, we will have the luxury of seeing the Lake Titicaca that always looks calm, surrounded by imposing mountains and vast vegetation, making it a unique landscape with a magical image that is difficult to forget, after visiting its different islands of Uros, Taquile or Amantani. According to the legend, it was in this place where the Andean world began, when the god Viracocha emerged from the lake and created the sun (Inti), the moon (Mama Killa), the stars and the first people. Knowing this, the Incas held the belief that when their souls died, they would return to the origin, which is what Lake Titicaca meant to them
It is time of the treasure, of the jewel of Cusco, where there will never be enough words to describe it and you will fall in love with this amazing town where the Incas founded their empire. When you arrive to Cusco, is a must to have the most experienced tour human equipment to make you live from its beginning, a more than pleasant stay; full of the best suggestions and attention that you never expect to find. View Peru & Signatures offers that. To start in the same city, you can explore beautiful streets full of history and culture, as well as its bohemian neighborhood of San Blas, without forgetting to visit genuine places such as the San Pedro market that is a gift of colors and flavors.
We have here in this magic place, some memorable and incredible places such as the archaeological center and aqueduct of Tipon; Piquillacta, that are buildings made of uncut stone and mud with mortar, arranged in sets separated by straight streets and surrounded by walls up to 12 m high, which gave it the appearance of a fortification and to finish in this area, we have Andahuaylillas, with the Andean Baroque Route, with three of most incredible churches, the Canicunca temple, the San Juan Bautista Temple of Huaro and the Temple of St. Peter the Apostle of Andahuaylillas, also called the “Sistine Chapel of the Americas”
On another route of Cusco, we will find the beautiful town and ruins of Pisac; the typical market of Chinchero; Maras and its salt mines, the aqueduct of Moray and the fortress of Ollantaytambo, and as the gem of the area, the seventh wonder of the world, the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu with all its history and culture; the most impressionist place you will ever seen
We can not fail to mention, our Amazon jungle with so many places to see, the north of the country with Chan – Chan and Tucume as well as the beautiful beaches of Mancora
Peru is too much!!