These are my Tips for Peru travel. Peru is an amazing country rich with stunning nature & more activities than a Stepbrothers bedroom. There are countless activities to engage in, but many of you only have limited time. Let’s begin here so you can enjoy as much as possible during your Peru travel experience.
PERU TRAVEL BLOG
So what can you expect from traveling throughout Peru?
- Dramatic Landscapes
- Exceptional Food
- Chaotic and Dense Cities
Cusco, Peru Travel
Cusco, Peru might be one of my favorite cities in South America. Positioned high in the Andes Mountain range, Cusco is a bustling city with countless cafes, restaurants and shops. The city is linked to Incan history and is a home base for many to explore the Sacred Valley.
No trip to Peru is complete without a stop at the historic Machu Picchu! Read my Machu Picchu Guide for more
Lima is an enormous city with a seemingly never ending amount of people. Traffic is a nightmare and pollution is awful. Apart of all this mess is the beauty that exists and one of the best cities in the world for food. Alongside food, Lima offers some excellent surfing at its beaches.
Welcome to the Amazon. Iquitos is Peru’s amazon city and a popular home base for those engaging in an Ayahuasca experience. The city is full of tour bookings and casinos and ideally is a quick in and out destination. There are a few markets that sell amazonian items that are ethically questionable but certainly aren’t available elsewhere in the world. Keep your head on a swivel as some of the places are dangerous.
Tips for Peru Travel and more
For all of those making your way to Peru, remember to have fun. It’s an amazing country and so much more than Machu Picchu. If you need any more advice on things to do, please reach out to here.