Once the stronghold of the Inca Empire, Peru is among the richest countries in terms of history and culture in South America. Expanding from the Andes to the Amazon, Peru is a beautiful destination to visit. Peru offers a wide range of experiences and attractions that travellers can visit. From…
An exciting South American city, the capital of Peru, Lima is quite diverse in nature. Finding a perfect location between the Pacific coastline and the foot of the Andes, the Peruvian Capital offers visitors with a number of attractions and exciting things to do.
One of the most interesting cities in southern Peru, Cusco has everything that you can expect from a travel destination. The city has also served as the capital of the Inca Empire and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The city serves as a great place for visitors to start…
At 8000 feet above the sea level, located on a hilltop is the ancient city of Inca, Machu Pichu. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Machu Pichu is also called as the ‘Lost City of Incas’. Machu Pichu is one of the most important sites of the Incan Empire and a…
In the Southern Coastal region of Peru is the city of Arequipa, also known as the white city. The city is surrounded by volcanic peaks and is one of the most important cities in Peru. The city is popular for its glistening white buildings that are made from sillar, a…
A nature reserve located in southern Peru, the Manu National Park is one of the largest national parks in South America. The park protects a number of ecological zones and was declared as Biosphere Reserve in 1977 and later as a World Heritage Site in 1987 by UNESCO. The park…
Peru is situated in the central western coast of South America. It shares borders with Ecuador, Colombia, Brazil, Bolivia, Chile and the Pacific Ocean to the west. Peru has a land area of 1,285,216 km2.
A population of close to 29 Million. Muslims account for about 0.1% of the population.
The climate of Peru varies form regons. It is subtropical with little rain fall in the Coasts and the highlands observe a cool-to-cold climate with rainy summers and very dry winters. In the lowlands the the climate is generally hot.
Spanish is the official language. Quechua and Aymara are widely used as well.
GMT -5 hrs throughout the year
General: 9 AM to 6 PM
Independence Day: July 28th May Day: May 1st Battle of Angamos: October 8th Immaculate Conception: December 8th Christmas: December 25th
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