Peru is the greatest treasure with much ancient civilizations. There each every region explains unique prehistoric wonders to you. People with prehistoric research mind and archaeological personnel love to visit Peru frequently. There you could track the evidence of many civilizations such as the Moche, Chavin, Chimú and Nazca. Gather the fascinating ruins and artifact of these civilizations and wonder about these. Most important ancient wonder is the Machu Picchu which was built by the sun-worshiping Incas who emerged in the 15th century. Although Peru gets all the fame and glory of much ancient civilizations there is so much more to do in Peru.
Explore the Amazon Rain forest:
Peru has the second largest amount of Amazon Rainforest after Brazil. The Peruvian Amazon covers 60% of the country that is a better adventure holiday destination. The Peruvian Amazon offers better experience with unique and diverse ecosystem that combined with the Andean Mountain range and Pacific Ocean. To experience the heaven via Amazon from Peru, you could opt the one between Iquitos and Puerto Maldonado. These two are the main gateway to enjoy the Peru’s Amazon wonders. Begin your Peru trip with boat later planes and boats because it cannot be reached by road in spite of the vast region. Take a boat ride for few hours to to an isolated jungle lodge along the banks of the Tambopata River. During this trip enjoy the peaceful sleeping in an open cabin and watch the howler monkeys and absorb the quite rain drops hit the thatched roof. Enjoy the enchanting trip in Amazon.
Hike the Colca Canyon:
Even if you are not interested in hiking, the beauty of the Colca Canyon force you to do it to discover the beauty of it. The hiking in Colca Canyon is must should not be missed. During hike you could discover the spectacular scenery of Colca Canyon that is twice as deep as the Grand Canyon in the United States. The Colca Canyon is a well known home of the rare Andean Condor, an enormous bird with the largest wing span of any land bird, at 3.2 meters. Book a overnight trekking or sightseeing tour from the Peru’s second largest city, Arequipa. The journey passes through remarkable volcano country, at heights as high as 4,900 meters and there you could also find a valley. Though several mountain villages in the valley but the most popular with tourists is the town of Chivay. The town of Chivay famous for its natural hot springs and dramatic views.
There is much more to Peru than Machu Picchu! But make sure you visit Machu Picchu too. it’s well worth and definitely make your trip fabulous. If you’re the adventurous type, enjoy the hike the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu.