The Sacred city of Caral

Declared as World Heritage by the UNESCO committee, the Sacred City of Caral stand out due to its complex architecture, its organization and its age. Is located on the Supe Valley, 200 kilometers (125 miles) north of Lima. It was also called the “City of Pyramids”, [...]

Oxapampa – The Biosphere Reserve

Located on the Pasco department, rises a land where the Yanesha, Ashaninka and German colonist cultures come together. A place with a great variety of orchids and over 120 species of birds and curious creatures that get lost and mixed with the beauty of the [...]

Whale Watching at the north of Peru

On August 1st the hunchback whale season started on the beaches at the north of Peru, which will officially finish by October. It has been estimated that this year around a 1000 whales will arrive to the Peruvian coast, and so the jumps and flips of these [...]

Places to Discover – Pisaq

Located 33km (20.5 miles) from Cusco city, and at the entrance of the Sacred Valley, you will find the town of Pisaq, usually known by its artisan fairs. However, Pisaq also has one of the most beautiful and important archaeological complexes of the valley, a place [...]

Paragliding in Lima

In addition to its classic tours oriented to show its colonial architecture, Lima also has to offer some recreational activities that don’t take a lot of time. Among them is common to find the tandem paragliding. There are two main landing zones in Lima: the [...]

Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu (from the Quechua machu, old, and picchu, mountain, meaning “old mountain”), is the contemporary name that is given to a llaqta (ancient Inca Andean town) of stone built during the XV century and the rock base that joints the Machu Picchu and Huayna [...]

Manu National Reserve

This place has a great variety of wildlife and flora but it also shelters a significant display of cultural diversity, represented by different towns that have important culture and folklore, each with their own dialect, hunting, fishing and collection techniques, [...]

The Nazca Lines

On the year 1927 the archaeologist Mejia Xespe, Julio Cesar Tello’s disciple; father of the Peruvian archeology, was informed of the presence of some mysterious traces on the land, on an area of the Peruvian coast. Back then; archeology in Peru was on its [...]

CHAVIN

Chavin de Huantar, otherwise known as the capital of the Chavin Culture is an archaeological sire located in the Chavin de Huantar district, Huari province in the Ancash department, 462 km (287 miles) northeast of Lima. The place has an elevation over 3000 meters [...]

THE LORDS OF SIPAN

Two of the most emblematic museums of Lambayeque in Chiclayo-Peru, are the Royal Tombs of Sipan Museum and the Site Museum of Huaca Rajada in Sipan. The first tomb gave light into the famous Lord of Sipan, the findings of its funerary belongings was dated on 1987 [...]

Other destinations that Peru has to offer

Those of us who are lucky to live in Peru know that Machu Picchu is only one of a great variety of destinations that Peru can offer, those of us who adventure to know each and every corner know that Lima has its charms, the colonial architecture, legacy of our pre [...]