Information for Travelers
Located in South America, Peru is a country of history, culture, beauty and adventure, with a wide spectrum of possibilities for travelers.
In this country you will find part of the Amazon rainforest and Machu Picchu, an ancient Incan city high in the Andes.
You can take a boat trip on the highest navigable lake in the world, observe one of the deepest canyons in the world, try your luck sandboarding in the dunes, hiking in the Andes or fishing for piranhas in the Amazon.
Other things to do in Peru include exploring the mysteries of the Nazca Lines, walking through ancient ruins in the Sacred Valley or experiencing modern Peru while wandering the streets of Lima.
The diversity of the landscape, people and experiences here make Peru one of the most unique destinations on the continent.
The ancient Inca city of Machu Picchu is a highlight of any trip to South America, but there is much more to discover throughout Peru.
The area around Machu Picchu, including the Sacred Valley, the Inca Trail and the colonial city of Cusco, has several archaeological sites.
On Peru's dry Pacific coast lies the capital Lima with a well-preserved colonial-era center and important collections of pre-Columbian art.
Read about Peru in Wikipedia