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The Republic of Peru proudly boasts of one of the oldest civilisations in the world that existed over 5000 years ago. Along with its proud culture and heritage Peru boasts of vast and diverse flora and fauna. 60% of the land of Peru is in the Amazon basin. The Peruvian Amazon basin is one of the most pristine and untouched rainforests on earth making it a hot destination for tourists interested in nature and wildlife.

The Huascaran National Park, which is in the Sierra central of the Peruvian Andes in the "Cordillera Blanca", the world's highest tropical mountain range with 27 snow capped peaks 6000m above sea level. It's also home to the habitat of the Cougar, the Jaguar, the Llama, the Guanaco, the Marsh Deer, the Peruvian Tapir, a hummingbird species, and many kinds of ducks. The park has 663 glaciers, 296 lakes, 112 species of birds

Cusco region is the most visited part in Peru. It is home to the city of Cusco, the Sacred Valley of the Inca's, and the citadel of MACHU PICCHU, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. The city of Cusco was the capital of the Incan Empire
and was placed on the UNESCO World Heritage Site by the United Nations in 1983. Incan monuments are throughout the city and are some of the most impressive in Peru. The SACRED VALLEY has spiritual Vibration to be experienced at leisure.

Machu Picchu which means 'old peak' is the jewel in Peru's crown. It's situated 8000 ft above sea level located in the Urubamba valley near Cusco in Peru. Built in the height of the Inca Empire, it is said to be a sacred religious site. These ruins are beyond description and are the most beautiful and important legacy of the Incan people. The site is one of the Seven Wonders of the World and can be accessed by train or a hike on the Inca trail.

Along with Machu Picchu there are other world heritage sites in Peru. The archaeological site of Chavin, which is one of the oldest known and most admired sites in Peru, the archaeological zone of Chan Chan, The Manu national park and the historic centre of Lima, to name a few.

If you're lucky and decide to visit during Holy Week before Easter you can observe the celebration of the' El Senor De Los Temblore' where the crucifix is paraded around the city and thousands gather at the Plaza de Armes in the evening for the “grand entrance” to the Cathedral. This ritual dates back to the earthquake of 1650 AD. Palm Sunday and Easter Sunday are also quite festive!

The people of Peru have a creative soul and have many ways of expressing it. From their handicrafts tradition (which goes back 100's of years) to their flavourful cuisine (special gastronomy tours are also available) or their love for music and dance. The people of Peru know how to embrace life and live it with vivacity and colour!


Capital : Lima
Languages : Spanish & Aymara, Quecha etc.
Currency : Nuevo Sol.
Popullation : 28.5 million estimated