Has visiting the 7 new wonders of the world been on your travel bucketlist? Machu Picchu is one of the most spectacular ancient landmarks you’ll be lucky enough to see up close. Set in the Andes mountains & part of the Sacred Valley, take a step back in time to uncover this breathtaking ancient Incan city.
For hundreds of years, the Uros have lived on floating reed islands on Lake Titicaca. They’ve perfected the use of the totora reed (found along the edges of the lake) to build their homes, boats, furniture & the islands they live on. Take a day trip to witness this fascinating way of life & make sure you pick up some amazing reed handcrafts made by the locals.
Visit the largest National Park in Peru & world natural heritage site, Parque Nacional Manu. Home to over 4,000 species, ranging from the Peruvian Jaguar & Peruvian Spider Monkey, right through to Giant Armadillo & Puma, this is your chance to marvel at a stunning variety of tropical wildlife. You must have a guide or be with an organised tour group to gain entry to the park.
The magical Colca Valley is home to the Andean condor (the largest flying bird in the world) & the Colca Canyon, which is twice as deep as the Grand Canyon. You can also find colourful pre-Incan agricultural terraces that are still used for farming & the caves of Mollepunko where ancient rock art can be found.