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Chan Chan

Chan Chan, the capital of the Chimu Empire, is the largest mud city in the valley of Moche near Trujillo. It was built between the XII and XIV centuries. It is believed  that the city housed around 100 thounsand people and that it was built with 240 million adobe bricks. Chan Chan: The Mud City

Puno: The folk capital of America

Puno is one of the most important cities on the edge of the Titicaca, the most navigable and highest lake of the world. The city near the Sky The city of Puno is considered the Folk Capital of America because of its 300 typicals dances. The Sikuri and the Diablada are typical dances performed during festivities

Tour archaeological sites near Cusco city

Tour archaeological in Cusco is a great experience. Cusco is considered one of the most ancient cities and the historic captial of the continent. Cusco in Quechua is Qosqo, which means  "the earth's navel". Near Cusco city  there are several vestiges Incas, among them they emphasize: Sacsayhumán, Quenko, Puca Pucara and Tambomachay. Sacsayhuamán Northeast of Cusco. A fortress

Manu: The Biofere Reserve

The Manu Biosphere Reserve is located in the rainforest between Cusco and Madre de Dios. It is one of the biggest tropical areas on the planet. At the end of the twentieth century, this area became famous for its rubber, mahogany wood and animal furs. In 1973 the government set its boundaries because it’s a

Useful facts for the traveler – General Recommendations to travel Cusco

When to go / What to take You can visit Cusco at any time of year. No matter what month you go, the “Center of the world” will always have a special appeal. From the many shades of its fields and skies to its colorful religious and folk festivals, the traveler will find a mosaic

Paracas: Natural Reserve

Location: 261 km. south of Lima Altitude: 5 m.a.s.l. The Natural Reserve of Paracas is the only protected area of the Peruvian coastline. This wild sanctuary a few minutes from Pisco is located in northern Ica, and has an extension of 335 thousand hectares of desert and beautiful beaches, housing endangered species such as sea

Lake Titicaca

This is the highest navigable lake in the world (3,812m). It occupies an extremely large area, of approximately 8,490 km2, that is divided between the present countries of Peru and Bolivia. Moreover, Lake Titicaca reaches a maximum depth of 280 m and includes 36 islands. In the Peruvian, the largest islands are Esteves, Taquile and

Peruvian Food: Mixture of Flavors

One of the greatest things that Peru can offer you is its food. Peruvian food is a combination of basically Spanish and Andean food plus the valuable contributions of the African and Arab cusine. The coast offers a great variety of fish and Shell fish dishes, but the most famous is Ceviche: fish marinated in

Peruvian Jewerly: Ancient Art

In Peru, gold and silver work is more than art; it is a tradition. The jewelry is designed following ancient techniques. The artisans in the pre Columbian cultures used the wide array of minerals and semi precious stones available in the country to make beautiful gold, silver and copper pieces. The oldest gold pieces found

Machu Picchu

The sanctuary is located 120 km northwest of Cusco high above the Urubamba Valley in the Vilcabamba highlands, the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu is one of the world’s most important archaeological sites and Peru’s premier tourist attraction. Few works made by man have shown such a flair for landscape architecture as this citadel and