Tourist Attractions & Sights in Peru

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Manu National Park

Manu National Park

Tourist Attractions & Sights in Peru
The Manu National Park in Peru is one of the most breathtaking and beautiful natural areas in the world. Because of its sheer size, its different vegetation zones and its protective remoteness, a u...
Chan Chan Archaeological Zone

Chan Chan Archaeological Zone

Tourist Attractions & Sights in Peru
Long before the famous Incas numerous other, very different cultures populated Peru and left us beautiful artifacts and amazing constructions. These are scattered all over the country and unfortuna...
Huacachina - a true oasis surrounded by a sea of sand

Huacachina - a true oasis surrounded by a sea of sand

Tourist Attractions & Sights in Peru
Scenically Peru seems to have it all: an ocean on the doorstep, beaches with palm trees, an impressive mountain range with deep valleys and high plains, a jungle with lush vegetation, and an extrem...
Salt Ponds of Maras

Salt Ponds of Maras

Tourist Attractions & Sights in Peru
Peru has so many interesting and amazing sights spread across the country that the little treasures which still represent the beauty, ancient history and old traditions of Peru like no other often ...
Kuelap Archaeological Zone

Kuelap Archaeological Zone

Tourist Attractions & Sights in Peru
While most visitors coming to Peru choose to take the classic travel route covering the southern and south-eastern part of the country including the Nazca lines, Arequipa / Colca Valley, Puno / Lak...
The Sarcophagi of Karajia

The Sarcophagi of Karajia

Tourist Attractions & Sights in Peru
Long before the Incas, the culture that today is associated with Peru like no other, even emerged, numerous other highly advanced civilizations inhabited the Peruvian coastal areas, the highlands a...
Traditional rebuilding of the Q’eswachaka Bridge

Traditional rebuilding of the Q’eswachaka Bridge

Tourist Attractions & Sights in Peru
In the first half of June members of four Quechua communities high in the Peruvian Andes about 180 km (110 miles) from Cusco come together to ceremonially cut the ropes of the Q’eswachaka bridge, t...
Gran Pajaten ancient ruins

Gran Pajaten ancient ruins

Tourist Attractions & Sights in Peru
Gran Pajaten is an archaeological site in the Andean jungle of northern Peru built around 200BC by the Chachapoya culture, the most important pre-Colombian civilization in the area of the time.
The Funerary Towers of Sillustani

The Funerary Towers of Sillustani

Tourist Attractions & Sights in Peru
Sitting proudly atop a hill overlooking Lake Umayo about 35 km (20 miles) from Puno in southern Peru, the Chullpas de Sillustani are above ground tower-like tombs built by the pre-Incan Qulla culture.
The Rainbow Mountain in Peru

The Rainbow Mountain in Peru

Tourist Attractions & Sights in Peru
Probably one of the most stunning and beautiful geological occurrences in the world can be viewed at the Rainbow Mountain which is part of the Ausangate mountains high in the Andes about 140 km (85...
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Peru Hidden Treasure - Spanish version (Full)

Peru Hidden Treasure - Spanish version (Full)

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    By a quiet pond, at the side of a cloud-topped mountain in Peru, lived a small green frog and his large green family.…
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    Huatya Curi and the Five Condors

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