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From hiking across the Andes Mountains to visit Machu Picchu to floating on reed islands in Lake Titicaca, Peru offers an experience that is as stunning as it is culturally rich. In Peru you will not only discover ancient ruins and culture – you will enjoy Peru’s vibrant modern cities and their legendary cuisine.

Peru at a Glance

Population: 30 million
Flight time from Miami: 5 hrs
Most popular tourist attractions: Machu Picchu, Colca Canyon, Plaza de Armas
Best known for: The heart of the Incan empire.
Most Famous Citizens: Mario Vargas Llosa, a writer, college professor and 2010 winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature ; Gastón Acurio, a Peruvian chef who revitalized Peruvian cuisine and kick-started Lima’s outstanding gastronomy.

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Must Sees

Machu Picchu

The “Lost City” is one of the most stunning architectural structures on Earth. Set high among the Andes mountains, it offers spectacular views and a fascinating insight into past. Don’t miss out on Machu Picchu, the gem of the Incas!

Lake Titicaca

The largest lake in South America and the highest navigable body of water in the world, Lake Titicaca is not only fascinating but beautiful as well. Lake Titicaca is home to the Uros culture, who live on floating islands in the lake made of nothing but reeds. Tell us you want to visit this unique location!

Lima

Long the capital of the region, Lima has been a bustling metropolis for hundreds of years. Out of his has evolved a unique cuisine and Lima offers up the crème-de-la-crème. The historic district is Lima is only part of the picture, add a good dose of modern skyscrapers and some cliffs for added drama; this is Lima.

Cusco

The capital of the Incan Empire, Cusco was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1983, to preserve both its Incan and Colonial heritage.  The beautiful architecture found in Cusco only enhances the natural beauty surrounding it, giving you the best of both worlds.

Unique Sites

Sky Lodge

A truly unique way to experience the Peruvian mountains, the Sky Lodge consists of see-through capsules attached to the side of the mountain, affording you a 300-degree view of the mountains 24/7. Although not for the lighthearted, this experience is unlike any other.

Cordillera Blanca

The “White Mountains” are the highest tropical mountain range on the planet, and a stunning sight to see. Continually dusted with snow, these mountains tower over beautiful valleys and compete with any other location in the Andes.

Nazca Lines

One of the more curious ancient sites in the world, the Nazca lines are still somewhat of a mystery today. Come see these rare marks and decide their purpose for yourself.

Huacachina

Visit the oasis town of Huacachina, set around a small lagoon in the midst rolling sand dunes. A hot spot for adventure sports, you can surf, sand board, or buggy down the dunes until you watch the sun set in the distance.

Activities

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