Peru is a very colourful country with lots of opportunities for adventure travel. I visited this country on a completely unplanned and unresearched impulse so I missed out on markets and festivals. Nevertheless, I had lots of fun! I travelled here with a basic point and shoot camera (Canon Powershot A520) and was fortunate to have mostly clear skies.
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Pictures that will make you want to travel to Peru right now!
Tons of hiking options in the Andes mountains in central Peru. In particular I recommend hiking to the Colca Canyon to see the majestic Andean Condors.
A visual tour of Lima (the capital city), Arequipa, Puno, and Cusco, and some settlements in between.
A trip to Peru is incomplete without a trek to Machu Picchu, a hidden Inca settlement built high up in the Andes.
Peru has a very diverse landscape, from the Pacific coast, to the deserts south of Lima, Andes mountains, Sacred valley and the Amazon rainforest.
Numerous baffling Inca sites dot the Sacred Valley – Moray, Salinas, and Machu Picchu. In addition, there are relics of numerous pre-Columbian cultures, some still survive on the lake Titicaca, while others have left striking ruins.
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Lima is a capital city of Peru and has its share of colonial buildings in addition to a lovely coastline.
This second largest city in Peru is a UNESCO world heritage site and popularly known as the city of artists.
I went on a three day hike in the Colca canyon to see the majestic Andean condors. It was amazing!
This dusty town on the edge of lake Titicaca is a good point to jump off to nearby excursions.
Highlight of my trip, Macchu Picchu was lovelier than it sounds.
Touring settlements in this highest inhabited lake in the world, also believed to be the place from where the Incas were born.
Probably the most colourful and native parts of the country, there’s lots to explore in the region.