Travel to Peru and immerse yourself in a land of archaeological wonders, from the mysterious desert petroglyphs of the Nazca Lines to the mesmerizing Inka ruins of Machu Picchu. Be captivated by the astonishing wildlife of Peru’s varied ecosystems, from the rainbow-coloured macaws of the Amazon to the soaring condors and slender-necked alpacas of the Andes. Indulge your tastebuds with Peru’s world famous cuisine – a delicious fusion of indigenous, European and Asian culinary influences. Come to Peru and delight your senses.
Peru features a huge variety of landscapes from the colourful southern deserts and the towering Andes to the exotic Amazon rainforest. Among the most popular attractions in Peru are Cusco, former capital of the Inca Empire, the Sacred Valley, home to stunning Inka ruins and colourful indigenous markets and the hidden sanctuary of Machu Picchu, one of the New Seven Wonders of the World.
The climate in the Amazon jungle is tropical all year round. The summer wet season swells the rivers during December-April while cooler temperatures prevail during the relatively drier winter season May-August.
The Pacific Coast experiences a humid, overcast winter from June-September. During December-March, summertime temperatures can peak in the low 30sºC.