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Peru and six tourist destinations most visited by tourists

Friday, August 15, 2014


In Lima emblematic visitors can sample dishes from all regions.
In Lima emblematic visitors can sample dishes from all regions.

Our country is "large", of many races, and above all is a nation with an exquisite natural, cultural and historical heritage. It is for these reasons that every year, Peru welcomes more visitors. Here we present the six best tourist destinations in the country, according to Go2Peru portal.

Machu Picchu and Cusco Peru

The Imperial City is the largest tourist attraction in Peru and the most visited. Cusco was one of the most important cities of Tahuantisuyo which was taken by the Spaniards. Today shows an architecture that fuses the Inka with the Spanish style. Perhaps a must place to visit is the enigmatic citadel of Machu Picchu. Both Cusco, Machu Picchu and have been considered as a World Heritage Site for its historical value and its beauty.



Chiclayo: The Friendly City

Chiclayo has become the gateway to the most recent archaeological discoveries as the Lord of Sipan Sipan, Lord of Sican in Batan Grande - Pómac Forest Historical Sanctuary, Valley of the Pyramids of Túcume and Royal Tombs Sipan. Thanks to this, Chiclayo becomes the second destination by archaeological and historical interest it generates.

The mighty volcano and the mystical valley of Arequipa

The historic center of Arequipa was recognized as a World Heritage Site by the architecture of the beautiful colonial buildings in white ashlar highlighting their houses, churches, temples and monasteries such as Santa Catalina. You can visit the famous Colca Valley and Colca Canyon. Protected natural areas as well as the National Reserve of Salinas and Aguada Blanca and Lagoons National Sanctuary of Mejía. Its mountains, mountains and rivers are excellent areas for adventure sports.

Lima: City of Kings

The gastronomic capital of South America call. In Lima you can enjoy and learn about its historic center with beautiful colonial constructions declared Cultural Patrimony of Humanity by UNESCO. Also the best museums of Peru and some pre-Hispanic archeological sites such as Caral. Lima offers a variety of cultural shows, folk, night clubs and luxurious casinos. To this are added the beaches south of Lima for surfing or relaxing.

Iquitos and the Amazon River


The Peruvian rainforest is ideal for lovers of nature tourism and biodiversity instead. From Iquitos you can take a tour of the mighty and mighty Amazon River. Adventurers can also reach protected areas, highlighting Pacaya Samiria and Allpahuayo Mishana with lush flora and fauna, ideal for bird watching, and if you are in this city should not miss the amazing rituals such as the ayahuasca .

Lake Titicaca and Puno


Puno houses the world's tallest inhabited by the Uros and boating lake with beautiful scenery. On the islands of Amantani and Taquile can have the experience of sharing life with its natives and make experiential tourism. Land of the legendary Aymara and Tiahuanaco Culture. Puno is the folklore capital of Peru. The feast of the Virgen de la Candelaria in February, is an extraordinary opportunity to experience the traditions of the people of Puno.

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