Peru is one of the great centres of ancient civilization, where you could find the most famous ancient ruins which were built by the sun-worshipping Incas. Apart Incas, there you could also find the fascinating ruins and artifacts of Moche, Chavin, Chimú and Nazca civilizations too. Are you in search of right prehistoric place? If you are in need of that Peru is the right option for you. Ancient wonders Apart, there you could enjoy the arid coastal strip from the lush Amazon rain forest and much more.
Machu Picchu is one of Peru’s most famous destinations that contains archaeological treasures from the lost ancient Inca city. It is located near Cuzco that includes the sites such as the Sacred Valley and the Inca Trail. It is a new Seven Wonder of the World and has become one of the most recognizable tourist attractions on the planet.It comes under the list of world Heritage Sites in spite of its historical value, and for its beauty. There you could take a chance to hike the legendary Inca Trail to the Lost City. 3 to 4 days trekking would be the most memorable part of your Peru trip. Although Machu Picchu is fabulous enough, but in Peru you could have chance to explore more.
The Huacachina is located near Ica, which is a tiny desert village surrounding a small natural lake or oasis. Entire Huacachina built with towering sand dunes surrounding it from all sides. Once it serves as a playground for the Peruvian elite, but nowadays it is the mostly attracts international tourists. People from around the world gather here to enjoy the opportunity to sand board and taking dune buggy rides on the sand dunes. Usually deserts are the famous spot for the adventure seekers, the tiny desert oasis added an advantage to this.
Chan Chan City:
The Chan Chan City is the vast adobe city of archaeological site which was the largest city in pre-Columbian America. Chan Chan was the capital of the Chimu civilization, which existed from approximately 850 AD to around 1470 AD. It is estimated around 30,000 people lived in the city. Several walled citadels are located at the center of Chan Chan city which are the ceremonial rooms, burial chambers and temples. This vast Chan Chan City was a complex of ten thousand buildings surrounded by walls as high as 30 feet that are constructed using the bricks made of sun-dried mud. There you could also explore the decorated palaces and temples. The Chan Chan City was enriched with vast amounts of gold, silver and ceramics but lacked in water.
Enjoy the trip with ancient ruins of Peru and it providing a diverse range of travel experiences to you and your family.
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