The best excursions to know the history of Peru

Peru has an attractive history made up of its three periods: pre-Hispanic, colonial and contemporary, which offers the possibility of visiting a great variety of wonderful places to visit, from famous ruins that date back thousands of years, to some of the most important world museums and modern attractions found in Lima, its cosmopolitan capital.

The Sacred Valley, Cusco and Machu Pichu

On this tour you will have the opportunity to visit the new wonder of the world: Machu Pichu, passing through the town of Aguas Calientes, later you will find the Citadel of Machu Pichu, known as the Lost City of the Incas where you can go back thousands of years, through a visit to the Sacred Solar Clock, the Circular Tower, the Cemeteries, the Temple of the Three Windows, the Royal Rooms and the Main Square.

In the city of Cusco is the Temple of the Sun and the Sacred Valley of the Incas You can make a fascinating trip visiting the town of Pisac and the typical Indian Market, as well as the walls that are still preserved.

Arequipa, the Colca Canyon and the Nazca Lines

You can include in your itinerary the beautiful city of Arequipa, known as the ‘White City’ thanks to the Misti volcano that surrounds it, where you will find the spectacular Neo-Renaissance Cathedral, the colonial mansions, its museums and the Santa Catalina Convent. It is also the Colca Canyon, one of the deepest in the world, and its valley, where you will be surrounded by the wonderful flora and fauna that make up its beautiful landscapes.

As you fly over these mysterious lines, you will discover the gigantic geometric and animal figures found in the desert of the Peruvian coast.

To the south of Peru are the Ballestas Islands, in the town of Paracas, where you can appreciate the beautiful marine fauna in its natural habitat.

Lima, attractions and its museums

In addition to the attractiveness of Peru, which is given by its wonderful ruins and ancestral monuments of the ancient tribes, its capital, the city of Lima, also offers important places worth visiting, such as museums, impressive viceregal mansions where important collections of ceramics, gold, art and textiles.

The famous Larco Museum It treasures a magnificent collection of gold and silver from ancient Peru, in this museum you can visit the treasure vault and it is recognized because its pieces are exhibited in the best museums in the world.There is also the National Museum of Anthropology, Archeology and History of Peru .

Another of the places of millenary history is the Huaca Pucllana, one of the sacred temples built by their Inca Ancestors in the 4th century AD

In the city center you can visit the Plaza Mayor, the Government Palace, the Cathedral Basilica and the San Francisco Convent with its famous tile decorations and the catacombs.

Finally we refer to the most modern times of Lima visiting one of the most important residential areas of the place, such as Miraflores, San Isidro and the Larco Mar shopping center, from where you can enjoy a spectacular view of the Pacific Ocean.

Likewise, you will find magnificent attractions such as the Parque de las Aguas and the Parque de las Leyendas with its spectacular zoo, an excellent choice for the little ones.

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