Visitors to Peru can experience its diverse attractions, from ancient Inca ruins like Machu Picchu and colourful colonial architecture in Lima, to vibrant city life and the Amazonian jungles. Here are some of the best things to do in Peru:
Visit Machu Picchu – the most famous sight in Peru, this historic Incan site is a UNESCO World Heritage Site located high in the Andes mountains.
Explore Lima – known as the “City of Kings”, Lima boasts several centuries of rich history with unique colonial architecture and a buzzing nightlife scene.
Visit Cusco – explore Incan history further by visiting this city's many archaeological sites, including Sacsayhuamán and Q'oricancha.
Take a Cruise Through the Amazon Rainforest – explore the depths of one of world's largest rainforests on board a luxury cruise ship.
Shop for Handicrafts at Pisac Market – visit this bustling mountain village market situated near Cusco for colourful crafts, artisanal foods and souvenirs.
Head to Arequipa – visit this lively colonial city full of beautiful churches and colorful plazas at particularly enjoyable temperatures since it lies only two kilometres above sea level.
Experience Lake Titicaca – take a boat tour around this majestic lake which is thought to be birthplace of Incan culture on earth’s highest navigable lake (3,812m).