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What can I visit in Peru besides Machu Picchu?

What can I visit in Peru besides Machu Picchu?

Peru is a unique tourist destination, with a rich culture and history waiting to be discovered by visitors. While Machu Picchu is undoubtedly the country’s most famous site, there are many other tourist destinations that are also worth visiting. From stunning Inca ruins to beautiful tropical beaches, Peru has something for everyone’s tastes and preferences. Whether you are looking for a cultural and historical adventure, or just want to relax on an exotic beach, Peru has something to offer. Come and explore all of Peru’s most popular tourist destinations!

Sacred Valley

Destinos turísticos más populares del Perú

The Sacred Valley is a region located near the city of Cusco. It is known for its mountainous landscapes, cultivated terraces, Inca ruins and its rich indigenous culture and tradition. Tourists can enjoy activities such as hiking, ATV rides, visits to ruins and local markets. It is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Peru, and is essential for those interested in Inca history and culture.

Some of the tourist attractions within the Sacred Valley include: Pisac Archaeological Park, Maras Salt Mines, Moray Archaeological Ensemble, Ollantaytambo and many more.

Punta Sal

Punta Sal

Punta Sal is a beautiful beach located in the department of Tumbes in northern Peru. Known for its crystal clear waters and white sand, it is a popular destination for tourists seeking relaxation and adventure. This beach is ideal for those who enjoy a wide variety of water activities, such as diving, fishing and surfing. In addition, the beach has a wide variety of tourist services for all tastes and budgets. From budget to luxury, you will find a wide selection of hotels, restaurants and bars to suit your needs. So, no matter if you are looking to relax and enjoy the beach or if you prefer a more lively atmosphere with lots of activities, a tour to Punta Sal is the perfect option for you.

Líneas de Nazca

Líneas de Nazca

The Nazca Lines are a series of geometric designs and figures of animals and plants traced on the desert surface of the Nazca Valley in the Ica region. They are estimated to have been created around 2,000 years ago and their use or meaning is still unknown with certainty. However, there are several theories, including that they may have been used as an agricultural calendar, a map of subway water routes or even as a kind of landing strip for extraterrestrials. The Nazca Lines are considered a UNESCO World Heritage Site and are one of Peru’s most popular tourist destinations.

Colca Canyon

Cañón del Colca

The Colca Canyon is a gorge in southern Peru, located in the Arequipa region. It is considered one of the deepest canyons in the world, with a depth of over 3,000 meters. It is known for its impressive walls, which offer a breathtaking spectacle and a breathtaking panoramic view. The canyon is a popular tourist destination for those looking to explore the nature and culture of the region, and offers a variety of activities such as hiking and bird watching.

Chavín de Huántar

Chavín de Huántar

Chavín de Huántar is an important archaeological site located in the Ancash region. It is believed to have been an important religious and political center for the Chavin culture, one of the most important pre-Columbian cultures of South America, which emerged between 900 BC and 200 BC. The site is known for its complex sculptures and reliefs, as well as its subway tunnels and passageways. Chavin de Huantar is considered one of the largest and most important religious and cultural centers in the Andean region and is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Peru.

Chan Chan

Chan Chan

Chan Chan is an ancient pre-Inca city, near the city of Trujillo in the region of La Libertad. It was the capital of the Chimú Empire, one of the most powerful kingdoms in the Andean region before the arrival of the Spanish. Chan Chan is known for its impressive adobe architectural complexes, including its palaces and temples. Today, Chan Chan is an important archaeological site and tourist attraction, and is included on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

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