From desert oases to rugged Andean cordilleras (mountain ranges), through rainforests and seaside cities, Peru’s landscape is the definition of diversity. This South American gem offers everything a visitor could wish for: ancient history, delicious cuisine, friendly locals, fascinating culture and staggering natural beauty. Come for Machu Picchu and stay for the heartwarming hospitality.
Thanks to its Incan and colonial roots, the streets of Peru are dynamic, dotted with baroque buildings and Quechua ruins, while its culture is as vibrant as its handicrafts. Sip coca tea by day and Pisco sours by night in otherworldly Cusco, sample ceviche by the sea in Lima, dune board in Huacachina and meet llamas in the Sacred Valley. Peru is a true delight for the spirited traveller.
This winter solstice festival is a cultural highlight in Peru The history of Inti Raymi An important part of Peru’s cultural heritage, Inti Raymi is celebrated throughout the former Incan Empire on 24 June. Originally a nine-day tribute to Inti, the Incan sun god, and Pachamama, the mother earth goddess, it dates bac...Read more
From kitschy alpaca pens to hand-woven hats, souvenirs are serious business in Peru As the former capital of the Inca empire and a stronghold of Andean tradition, Peru is widely considered one of the world’s most culturally-rich nations. Visit the Sacred Valley to watch locals weave with technicolour thread or shop f...Read more
Food, sights and ancient attractions await in this magnificent South American nation Peru is fast becoming one of South America’s hottest destinations. Adventurers and culture vultures are well catered for, thanks to the country’s astonishing array of attractions and rich Quechua history, while foodies will relish it...Read more