Do you wonder how much money you might need to visit Peru? We know that sometimes it is difficult to find specific information on costs of traveling around the country. That’s why we decided to share our financial summary at the end of each stage of our journey. Here’s part number three – Peru.
Who wouldn’t like to see the unique Galapagos Islands? Beautiful, wild, with a plethora of endemic species of flora and fauna. We’d love to visit them! But when traveling through Peru we found a place called “Little Galapagos” or “Poor man’s Galapagos”. It’s Paracas National Reserve and Islas Ballestas.
Heat, hot sun and vast sand dunes everywhere around. Somewhere between these dunes, a small oasis is hidden. And it almost perfectly resembles a classic desert mirage imagination. But Huacachina is not an ordinary oasis…
We think that most of you heard about the famous Nazca lines. “Drawings on the ground” proclaimed a UNESCO World Heritage Site, whose meaning was never clearly confirmed. To be in Peru and skip it? It was our “must see” 😉
Majestic condors, breathtaking scenery and one of the most exhausting trails we hiked so far. These brief words are the best description of Colca Canyon, one of the deepest canyons in the world.
One of our habits in Peru was to visit the local markets. In Arequipa, instead of our standard fruit shake we picked a bag of fresh and exotic (in our opinion) fruits. We decided to check how they taste 😉
Peru fascinates with its landscapes. One day you’re by the ocean – the other high in the mountains. After a few days in hot and humid jungle you get on the ship and cruise at the highest navigable lake in the world. And that’s just one of the things about Lake Titicaca.
For most tourists Peru is mainly Inca ruins, beautiful coast and high Andes. But not everyone realizes that 60% of the country covered the Amazon jungle – pristine, green and very dense forest, in which man is only a guest of nature.
Finally, we made it to our last stop in an amazing trip through the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Machu Picchu, considered one of the 7 New World Wonders, is the greatest jewel of the Inca culture in Peru. We had always dreamed about visiting that beautiful place. In the end we managed to fulfill […]