DAY TOURS IN PERU
Peru has fascinating cities bursting with intrigue and cosmopolitan flair. Lima, Cusco, Puno, Arequipa, Madre de Dios, Nazca & Paracas, each has a character all of its own.
These are all the destinations you can meet in just 1 day in Peru
The oldest continuously inhabited city in South America? That’s the great stone city of Cusco. A few days in the former capital of the Inca Empire will convince you that it is one of the world’s most powerful and breathtaking cities.
Take time to visit Lima. Diverse, energetic and vibrant, the Peruvian capital is home to an enchanting array of museums, restaurants, plazas, and gorgeous coastal attractions waiting to be discovered.
“The white city of Peru”
Arequipa is also an important industrial and commercial center of Peru, and is considered as the second industrial city of the country. Within its industrial activity the manufactured products and the textile production of wool of camelids. The town maintains close commercial links with Chile, Bolivia, and Brazil and with the cities connected the South trainway, as well as with the port of Matarani.
Also travel to Puno where you Can enjoy the floating island of Uros.
Puno is a city in southern Peru on Lake Titicaca, one of South America’s largest lakes and the world’s highest navigable body of water. A regional trading hub, the city’s also considered Peru’s “folkloric capital,” owing to its traditional festivals featuring vibrant music and dancing. Landmarks include the Andean baroque-style Puno Cathedral and the Yavari, a 19th-century steamship (now a bed and breakfast).
Peru Travel information
When to travel to Peru? Considering that Peru is categorized as one of the 17 megadiverse countries on earth, you have a variety of climates and seasons to consider. That being said, you can visit Peru year-round depending on where you would like to visit. However, if you are looking to explore the Amazonian rainforest or traverse through the Andes Mountains, many travelers choose to avoid the rainy season which runs from November to March with its peak between January and February. Visiting from April through October lands you in the generally dry winter season, which is an excellent time to visit Machu Picchu, experience a world-class trek, traverse the exotic Amazon Rain forest not to mention the other amazing destinations Peru has to offer. Speak with a Qosqo Expeditions Designer today to discover the best time for you to experience a luxury tour of Peru.
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Lima, Peru`s Capital City
Peru`s Population: Approx. 31 million
Official Languages: Spanish, Quechua, Aymara
Official Currency: Peruvian Sol
12 designated UNESCO sites