This incredible country name Peru is on the bucket list of any traveler not only for their interesting history and beautiful beaches but also for their famous gastronomy and kind people. We are going to add even more reasons to your list to visit Peru on your next vacation.
Reasons To Have Your Next Vacation In Peru
1. Peruvian Gastronomy
Not only is one of the best cuisines in South America but also in the world. In the last couple of decades, Peruvian gastronomy has delighted many people with his huge variety and incredible flavor. Anybody that visits Peru has to try dishes like Ceviche, Lomo Saltado, Papa a la Huancaina, Pachamanca, Juanes, and many more. Apart from that, you can also have incredible drinks, the most popular is Pisco Sour. Also if you want something more fresh you get a Chilcano; for those who prefer something without alcohol, you should ask for Chicha Morada or Aguajina.
2. Rich Biodiversity
When you talk about biodiversity, Peru is always near the top of the list. Thanks to their geography you will find an enormous variety of animals that are unique from this region. In the next lines, we are going to tell you some fun fact about the Peruvian biodiversity:
- Peru is the only country in the world with 28 climates (out of 32 possible) on the planet.
- You can find toucans, macaws, parakeets, storks, Humboldt penguins, Andean condors, frigate birds, hummingbirds. Put simply: a birdwatcher paradise.
- Anacondas, black and white caimans, turtles, and boa constrictors are amongst the reptiles that you may encounter on the Amazon Rainforest. You can go on a tour to watch them.
- Find rare species of mammals like giant otters, giant anteaters, collared peccaries, armadillos, tapirs, capybaras, spectacled bear, and pink river dolphins.
3. Their Ancient History and Archeological Sites
Almost everybody has at least heard of the Incas, the incredible civilization who continues to amaze us with their innovations and ingenuity. Thankfully for all of us, we can visit astonishing places like Machu Picchu, Chan Chan, Sacred Valley of the Incas, and many other places when visiting Peru.
These legendary cities never disappoint, so go there and receive all the energy from an ancient civilization. Learn more about this country’s history and enjoy the incredible landscapes.
4. Explore the Peruvian Rainforest
The Peruvian Rainforest is the perfect place for all nature lovers not only because you will enjoy incredible landscapes but also because you will be able to discover the most enormous forests consisting of the most tropical and humid vegetation. You can even book tours to the jungle that lead you deep into the jungle and if you prefer you can even book a night tour which is a different experience that is worth it.
There are many activities you can do in the rainforest like navigating on the amazon river, excursions on the rainforest, birdwatching, swimming with pink dolphins, dugout canoe trip, jungle walks and more.
5. Excellent Infrastructure of Hotels and Lodges
Recently Peru has become extremely popular across the world. That’s why over the past few years the country has developed an incredible infrastructure of hotels and lodges for everyone that visits.
Throughout the country you can find accommodations everywhere from 2 to 5 stars, but no matter where you go, expect a warm Peruvian welcome. If you visit Iquitos, we have one of the best options in the country: Treehouse Lodge has 12 unique treehouses for you to stay and is an all-inclusive lodge.
Peru is one of our favorites places on earth and we want you to visit because you’ll have the time of your life. We just add 5 more reasons why this has to be your next destination. Here at Private Vacations, we can help you plan your next vacation. If you want more information, please don’t hesitate to reach out. Viva Peru!