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5 reasons to travel to Peru

Peru is a destination that dreams are made of and can arouse curiosity in the traveller. As a country rich in humanity, culture, geography, food, etc., Peru is a destination that knows how to satisfy many a globe trotter.

The richness of Incan culture

Who is not fascinated by the Incan people and their constructions as sublime as they are grandiose? Peru is brimming with historical Incan sites, which will give you the opportunity to learn about this civilisation. Many sites are still derivative of this past life, and will know how to communicate the power of this people.

The diversity of landscape

The vast expanse of Peru confers a large diversity of landscapes that will satisfy a large number of travellers. The country has sumptuous sand dunes at its disposal, which are perfect for sport! The coast is lines with numerous beaches of fine sand, which will please those who like to relax or practise water sports. The hiker will most likely head for the snow-covered mountains and high-altitude lakes, like the famous lake Titicaca. The nature lover will not hesitate to visit the Amazonian rainforest, not far from the Brazilian border.

Try the delicious local cuisine

The Peruvians have developed their own cultural cuisine and a stay in the heart of Peru will be a great opportunity to try some new food. Ceviche, fish cooked in lemon juice, is a must-eat! Your tastebuds will only be able to appreciate the freshness of the dish, with many different flavours worked in such as mango, sweet potato etc. Don't forget to try barbecued llama kebabs, logo saltado, or even more original, oven-cooked guinea pig!

Climb Huayna Picchu

When you talk about Peru, the first thing that comes to mind is the image of the ruins of the ancient city of Machu Picchu and its famous Huayna Picchu mountain. Who has never dreamed of exploring the remains of a lost Incan empire? A visit to Peru would be an ideal opportunity for you to see this exceptional historical site.

The kindness of the population

Travelling around Peru whilst meeting the local population, experiencing their warm welcome, their desire to share their culture, are enough reasons for you to choose this destination. Cuzco and its unique universe really know how to seduce the traveller and integrate him into daily life.
Delphine Teisserenc
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Updated 26 October 2018
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