If you are thinking of Peru as the next destination for your holidays, you might wonder what does this incredible country holds for you.
Peru holds much more than just the wonderful city of Cusco and the marvelous ruins of Machu Picchu to enjoy; hundreds of ancient trails, camping sites and lots of natural sites are available for camping, offering you an unforgettable experience.
Peru as a destination is suited for every type of tourist
No matter what you are looking for as a tourist, Peru gives you a widespread catalog of options to have fun in your holidays. Whether it is practicing extreme sports in some of the most amazing locations, hiking some of the most incredibly beautiful mountains in the Americas, or having a taste of traditional Andean and Inca history and culture, this country offers a lot you can do.
If you like mountains, hiking and enjoy nice cold weather and exuberant locations, the Andean highlands in Peru are the best option for you. For those who prefer cozy and warm weather with beaches and lots of waves, Peruvian beaches like Lobitos and Chicama are world-wide known options for you.
Even if you are eager to experience the Amazon and the beautiful wilderness and quiet beauty of the creatures living in it, along with its astonishing biodiversity, you will be able to feast your eyes and your senses in places like Puerto Maldonado.
Do you want to get warm and enjoy the waves?
One thing few people know is that Peru is also an ideal destination for those seeking adventures filled with sand, wind, and water. If you practice any aquatic sport, Peru has some destinations waiting for your visit.
Among the many beaches in the Peruvian territory, Chicama and Lobitos are perhaps the most known examples. Both located in the northern region of Peru, these beaches feature perfectly shaped waves and a chilled environment where you can relax and enjoy some good waves.
Besides great surfing conditions, these places offer you incredible sunsets and clear water, getting in touch with a part of Peru sometimes forgotten due to the magnificent attractions in the Peruvian Andes.
Do you like the jungle? Peru is the place!
The best place to visit the Amazonas!
If you thought that Peru was nothing but mountains and cordilleras, you should know that you could also enjoy the wilderness and tranquility of the Peruvian Jungle, where you will be able to do crazy activities, from spotting caimans at the riverbank, taking tours around some of the most amazing lakes or even pay a visit to an island full of monkeys.
Planning to visit the Peruvian jungle? Then Puerto Maldonado is a must. This warm and little town located at the confluence of the Tambopata and Madre de Dios rivers, in the southeastern region of Peru.
From caiman spotting to visiting monkeys at monkey island, taking a tour in a canoe around the Sandoval Lake or immersing yourself into the depths of the jungle, this region offers you a completely different experience from that of the Andean highlands.
Get cozy in the beautiful highlands of the Andes
Among the various types of weather that you can enjoy when visiting Peru, the most famous is perhaps its Andean highlands, where you will find from beautiful white peaks to enjoy a nice hike or a taste of the Inca empire embodied in the outrageous Machu Picchu.
For those who seek action, who enjoy nature and want to have a glimpse of the amazing ancient culture, the Andean highlands of Peru are the perfect destination. Places like the Cordillera Blanca, which is the highest tropical mountain in the world, hide in-between its series of peaks marvelous lakes (like the Laguna 69) that will blow your mind.
Besides the Cordillera Blanca, Peru hides in its highlands the print of the ancient Inca civilization, embedded in cities like Cusco or places like the breathtaking Machu Picchu, a world-renown wonder that attracts visitors from all over the world the entire year. In this place, you will be able to experiment with the ancient traditions of the Incas, as well as the amazing Peruvian cuisine and the culture that surrounds this magnificent place.
One of the features that make Peru a destination to consider when you plan your next holidays is its weather: you won’t have to worry if its rain season of the dry season, there will always be great attractions and many things to do despite if the sun shines or not.
Whether it is Lima, the Amazon jungle, the northern region with its beautiful and famous beaches, the Andean highlands of the Cordillera Blanca and the Sacred Valley of the Incas, this country offers you a lot of environments that will let you enjoy these amazing destinations to the fullest. In Peru, the rainy season usually runs from December to March, while the dry season runs from May to September. Having this information in mind can come handy when planning your trip to Peru, knowing that the best time to visit places like the Jungle and the Andean highlands is between May and August, and if you want to visit the coast, Although is a weather-friendly throughout the year, from December to March you will have the best chances of having a great time.