The end of the year is fast approaching, so what better way to celebrate New Year’s Day than in Peru. In this country, you can enjoy the best fireworks shows and, above all, the best tourist places to spend the New Year. So discover your next destination. 

If you are looking for your next destination to spend New Year’s Day, Peru is one of your best choices. Here you will find the best Peruvian tourist attractions, such as Cusco, the magnificent beaches of the Peruvian coast, the joyful festivities of the Peruvian Amazon, etc. Therefore, there are places for each taste so you can always enjoy this date. So, discover the top 10 tourist destinations to spend New Year’s Day in Peru 

1. This New Year’s Day Enjoy Piura’s Beaches

Piura is one of the cities on the Peruvian coast where you can find the best Peruvian beaches, such as Mancora, Los Órganos, Vichayito, Cabo Blanco and Colán. These beaches are widely admired by tourists thanks to their warm water, stunning beauty, gastronomy, artisan villages, recreational activities, nightlife, etc. 

If you want to celebrate New Year’s Day in Peru, Piura’s beaches are an excellent choice, as they will offer you a great fireworks display, shows, concerts and more. Also, you can enjoy the best sunrise in Peru. Remember that you must organize your travel package to the Peruvian Coast with time, since these are highly requested places for this celebration.

2. Fun and Entertainment in Lima for New Year’s Day

The City of Kings have its own charm. In Lima you can enjoy a great night, good food, excellent bars and more. Here you will enjoy a great show from the boardwalk or go out to party in the night bars in districts like Miraflores or Barranco. This city has many spots to have a good time with friends. 

In addition, there are many tourist attractions close to Lima, such as the beaches of Norte Chico (“Small Northern Coast”), where the parties are mostly enjoyed with friends and family. In addition, you can enjoy water sports such as kayaking. Isn’t this a great way to spend New Year’s Eve? Just come and experience it!

3. Celebrate New Year’s Day in Punta Sal, Tumbes

There are many beaches in Peru visited by national and foreign tourists. One of them is Punta Sal, known for its warm water, hot weather all year round, clear skies, sunrises and sunsets, whale watching and more. So if you’re looking to spend New Year’s Day in Peru, come and do it in Punta Sal. 

You can enjoy a fireworks display, the best of Peruvian coastal gastronomy, and many aquatic and overland activities. At Trip Peru we have the best tours for you to discover the Treasures of Northern Peru

4. New Year’s Day in the Peruvian Amazon of Iquitos

The Peruvian Amazon in Iquitos is also ready to charm you this New Year with the beauty of its nature, full of enchanting flora and fauna. This is one of the favorite attractions for tourists, because they love to start the New Year connected to nature, or in spaces for reflection and meditation. 

In addition, there are thousands of bars and clubs in downtown Iquitos. Here you can enjoy traditional jungle drinks, the joy of the local people, parties, and the best sunrises to live the experience of waking up surrounded by the magic of the Amazon. It will be a wonderful experience!

5. Traditions and Customs in the Magical City of Cusco for New Year’s Day

Undoubtedly, one of the best attractions of Peru is Machu Picchu. So, if we are talking about New Year’s Eve, we couldn’t miss the Imperial city of Cusco, where you can combine history with parties in bars and clubs. In addition, you can enjoy a great fireworks display at the Plaza de Armas, where the warmth of the locals is really welcoming. 

Also, you can enjoy a great display of traditions and rituals to start the New Year. For example, visitors walk around the fountain seven times. According to the villagers, this custom is for good luck. So you can have fun in a place rich in stories and festivals. 

6. This New Year’s Day get into the Heart of Colca Canyon in Arequipa

If you are looking for a quieter place, far from the noise and bustle, run away to the heart of  Colca Canyon in Arequipa, so that you can really enjoy and welcome the New Year. A highlight attraction of the region is the fireworks spectacle displayed with all its splendor in the clearest sky. 

However, not everything is quiet in Arequipa. Downtown you can enjoy traditional festivals and dances, and a wonderful typical show of the region which enchants all its visitors. 

7. This New Year’s Day, Fall in Love with Lake Titicaca, Puno

If you want to spend New Year’s Day in Peru, one of the best choices is Lake Titicaca. Here, you can spend an unforgettable experience, since both Christmas and New Year’s Eve, which are holidays that are lived with millinery charm, as you enjoy amazing Andean shows.

You will have the opportunity to enjoy the beauty of its landscapes and to sail along Lake Titicaca. There, you will be able to experience the customs of the Uros, the community that lives on the Lake. In Puno’s downtown, you will see the fireworks and get recharged with the energy of Andean nature. 

8. Discover the Beauty of Nature in Tarapoto on New Year’s Day

There is a small city in the heart of the Peruvian Amazon called Tarapoto, a mystical place surrounded by trees, with a tropical climate that makes any tourist fall in love with it. Besides, you will enjoy the entertainment centers such as bars, discos and the concerts carried out for New Year’s Eve in Peru. 

In this place, people are used to bathe in the fresh water of the Cumbaza River at midnight. According to the villagers, this custom is intended to leave behind all the bad things and to attract the good energies for the New Year. 

9. Check out the Best Places in Ica to Spend New Year’s Day

Ica is a city with many options to spend New Year’s Eve. For example, you can enjoy parties in wineries, visit Ballestas Island, Paracasel beach and Huacachina oasis, where you can take a ride on sandrails. In the Plaza de Armas of Ica, you can enjoy the fireworks at midnight and celebrate New Year’s Eve in bars, discos, wineries, etc. 

10. Discover and Enjoy Trujillo on New Year’s Day

Finally, the best destination to spend New Year’s Day in Peru is Trujillo. You will enjoy a good climate, and above all, the best parties held on this date. In addition, many people go out to celebrate in Huanchaco beach, where you can appreciate the fireworks and start the New Year with good energy.Find the perfect destination to spend New Year’s Day in Peru. At Trip Peru, one of the best travel agencies in Lima; we have the best travel packages for your vacations in this country. Please contact us for information about customized tours.  

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