Experience Amazon Rain-forest in Iquitos, Peru

If you are a jungle lover, Iquitos is the best city to travel to in Peru. Iquitos is the gateway to Amazon Basin and is the largest city in the Peruvian Amazon Rainforest. The Peruvian Amazon has a rich flora and fauna with over 2000 species of fish, 4000 species of birds found in their natural habitats. Pink dolphins and piranhas are easily located outside Iquitos. Read more..

A Little Bit of China on Peruvian Plates

Though China and Peru are separated by a distance of more than 10,000 miles; Chinese influence in Peruvian culture and food is easily reflected in this Latin American country. The history is traced to mid-1800s when more than 100,000 Chinese laborers came to Peru to work as bonded laborers. Today, ethnic Chinese population forms 3% of the total population of Peru. Read more..

Take the Lesser Known Salkantay Trek to Get to Machu Picchu

The barren landscapes of upper Andean mountains can be deeply spiritual to those who take the time to visit them. The Salkantay (also spelled Salcantay) is the highest peak of the Willkapampa mountains, in the middle of Peruvian Andes. It is located around 60 kilometers from Cusco, from where Machu Picchu is quite close by. Read more..

Take the Machu Picchu Sunrise Tour to Explore Ruins in Peace

Machu Picchu, the legendary ruins in Peru are known across the world for the beauty, grandeur and mystique. While there are many different ways to experience this site, the best way to do is probably by waking up early in the morning and be there by sunrise. Read more..

Take the Jungle Inca Trail to Discover Machu Picchu Like Never Before

The Incan empire may have ended a long time during colonial conquests but the culture and civilization is still alive in much of Peru. You cannot miss Incan influence no matter where you go in the country, and it is easy to feel lost in a large country, that has a stupendous amount of tourist attractions. Read more..

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