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WELCOME TO PERU TRAVEL GUIDE

Prepare to embark on an exciting journey to Peru, a land of ancient civilizations, stunning natural beauty, and a rich tapestry of cultures. From the historic city of Cusco to the breathtaking landscapes of Machu Picchu and the Amazon rainforest, Peru offers travelers a wide range of experiences that will leave a lasting impression.

THINGS TO SEE AND DO IN PERU

Machu Picchu

No trip to Peru is complete without visiting the awe-inspiring Machu Picchu. This ancient Inca citadel, perched high in the Andes Mountains, is a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the New Seven Wonders of the World.

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Explore Cusco

Discover the charming city of Cusco, often referred to as the “Historic Capital of Peru.” Wander through its cobblestone streets, visit historic churches, and immerse yourself in its vibrant culture.

Sacred Valley

Explore the Sacred Valley of the Incas, a region filled with archaeological sites, colorful markets, and stunning landscapes. Don’t miss the markets of Pisac and Ollantaytambo.

Lake Titicaca

Visit Lake Titicaca, the highest navigable lake in the world. Explore the floating Uros Islands and Taquile Island, where you can learn about the indigenous cultures that call this area home.

Amazon Rainforest

Venture into the Amazon rainforest for a wildlife and nature experience like no other. Discover diverse flora and fauna, go on jungle treks, and cruise along the Amazon River.

Amazon Rainforest
Nazca Lines

Take a flight over the mysterious Nazca Lines, enormous geoglyphs etched into the desert floor, depicting various animals and shapes. The origin and purpose of these lines remain a mystery.

Inca Trail

Hike the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu for a challenging and rewarding adventure. The trek offers stunning scenery and a glimpse into the ancient Inca civilization.

Culinary Delights

Peru is renowned for its culinary scene. Sample traditional dishes like ceviche, lomo saltado, and anticuchos. Don’t forget to try a refreshing pisco sour, Peru’s national cocktail.

TYPICAL COSTS WHEN TRAVELLING

Accommodation – Peru offers a range of accommodation options, from budget hostels to luxury hotels. Inexpensive hostels can cost as little as 30-70 PEN per night, while mid-range hotels may range from 150-300 PEN. Luxury accommodations can exceed 500 PEN per night.

Food – Dining in Peru is relatively affordable. Street food and local eateries offer budget-friendly options, with meals costing around 10-30 PEN. Mid-range restaurants typically charge 40-80 PEN per meal, while upscale dining can exceed 150 PEN.

Transportation – Buses and domestic flights are the primary modes of transportation in Peru. Bus fares vary based on distance and comfort level, with fares starting at 20 PEN for short journeys. Domestic flights can be pricier, with prices ranging from 200-600 PEN or more.

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Suggested daily budget – A budget traveler can get by on 100-200 PEN per day, covering accommodation, food, and local transportation. Mid-range travelers might spend 200-400 PEN, while luxury travelers can expect to spend over 500 PEN per day.

MONEY SAVING TIPS

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Travel Off-Peak Consider traveling during the shoulder seasons to find better deals on accommodations and tours.
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Bargain at Markets Hone your bargaining skills when shopping at local markets to secure better prices on handicrafts and souvenirs.
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Visit Free Attractions Peru offers several free or low-cost attractions, including historic sites and city parks.
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Local Transportation Opt for local buses and shared taxis to save on transportation costs within cities and towns.
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Plan Ahead Booking tours and accommodations in advance can help you find better deals and avoid last-minute price hikes.

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Peru is a country of diverse landscapes, rich history, and warm hospitality. Whether you’re exploring ancient ruins, savoring delicious cuisine, or connecting with indigenous cultures, your journey through Peru promises to be an unforgettable adventure. ¡Bienvenidos a Perú!

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