8 Different Activities to do in Peru
Peru is located in the middle part of South America and its territory covers an area of 1,285.216 square kilometers. It has many different ecosystems and is home to a large amount of plants and animals, so is considered one of the richest countries in terms of natural resources. It is one of the world's top producers of gold, silver, lead, and has an important reserves of natural gas.
If you are planning to travel Peru and you are not sure of what kind of activities you can do, here we recommend you 7 different activities:
Hiking to Inca Trail.
The Inca Trail is the most popular hike in the world. This trail is starting in the km 82 (Qoriwairaichina) and finishing in the lost city of the Incas. During the trail, you will appreciate the beautiful scenries of the mountains, Inca Path, flora and fauna.It is very important to book in advance. because there are only 500 spaces available everyday, included the trekkers, professional guide, cook and porters
Explore The Inca Quarry Trail
The Inca Quarry Trail is the best scenic trail to Machu Picchu. It is located in the Sacred Valley of the Incas in Cusco and is an alternative path and attractive route due to the Classic Inca Trail.
Hike The Colca Canyon in Arequipa
Colca Canyon is 2 times deeper than the Grand Canyon in the United States, the region is also known as the home of the rare Andean Condor and you can see its flight in the viewpoint of Cruz del Condor.
Floating Island Tour of the Titicaca Lake in Puno
The Titicaca Lake is title as the largest lake in South America and the world's highest navigable lake, the port of Puno is the starting point to visit the far reaches of the floating islands of Uros.
Trip to Kuelap & Chachapoyas
This high jungle citadel built by the Chachapoyas culture is called Machu Picchu of the Northern Peru it is considered to become the second most important tourist destination of Peru!
Climbing in Huaraz
Join an ice-climbing expedition to see some beautiful peaks like Huascaran or Alpamayo, also you can go for a day-climb, for example, to the stunning Lake 69! All of these sites are placed in the Huascaran National Park!
You can do white river rafting in Cusco, Arequipa, Tarapoto or in the Apurimac Canyon, if you are an adventure lover you can try the rafting in the wild Apurimac River!
Participate in a shamanic ceremony by investigating one of the country's hallucinogenic potions that have been used by Amazonian shamans for centuries!