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As one of South America's leading destinations, with its unique cultural, historical and natural wealth, Peru promises an exceptional trip and an unforgettable experience. From the remains of ancient Inca civilizations to the beauty of the Andes and its contemporary culture, let yourself be surprised by this magical destination.
One of Peru's main attractions is the emblematic Inca city of Machu Picchu, perched high in the mountains. One of the 7 Wonders of the World, this mysterious city is an incredibly well-preserved archaeological site that reflects the architectural ingenuity of the Incas and offers spectacular views of all the surrounding valleys.
For the bravest travelers, the trail leading to the city offers an unforgettable hiking experience over several days, crossing the Sacred Valley overlooking the Urubamba River.
The region also includes other outstanding trekking routes, offering spectacular views of the valley and archaeological sites such as Pisac, Ollantaytambo and Moray. You can also take advantage of the region's colorful markets and picturesque villages, which are famous throughout the country.
Further afield, Lake Titicaca is also worth discovering. Largest lake in South America, it includes the floating Uros islands built of reeds, a magnificent attraction that offers another perspective on the culture and way of life of the local people.
The Nazca lines
Another impressive attraction in Peru can be found in the desert, with the mysterious Nazca Lines. These giant geoglyphs, created by the Nazca civilization several millennia ago, still arouse much curiosity as to their meaning and origin. You can fly over these lines to discover their size and beauty.
Lima is a dynamic capital that combines modernity and history.
The historic center is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, with its colonial buildings, picturesque squares and fascinating museums and art scenes. Peruvian cuisine is also waiting to be discovered, offering a memorable cultural immersion experience.
The city of Cuzco, former capital of the Inca Empire, is another must-see destination.
You can explore the cobbled streets of San Blas, the Plaza de Armas and its cathedral. Cuzco is also close to Inca sites such as Sacsayhuamán and the departure points for expeditions to the Sacred Valley.
Come and discover Peru!
In conclusion, Peru is an exceptional country that will give you intense emotions.
Whether you're interested in history, nature, cuisine or adventure, Peru has something to offer every type of traveler.