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About Peru

Republic of Peru is a country in the east of the continent of South America. Sharing it’s borders with Ecuador and Colombia in the north, Brazil in the east, Bolivia in the southeast, Chile in south, it has Pacific Ocean in the west. Peru is home to a diversity from Andes mountains to the beautiful Pacific coastline and even the renowned Amazon Rainforest. Having a multiethnic population of 32 million, the official language of the country is Spanish, whereas, the co-official languages are that of Quechua, Aymara, and other native languages. The capital of the republic is Lima and the country has the motto of “Firm and Happy for the Union”. The pleasing combination of a beautiful culture and an extensive history is what calls the tourists to this wonderful piece of land.

If we look at the history of the Republic, it dates back to the Norte Chico civilization from 32nd century BC. The civilization is known to be one of the oldest civilizations on Earth. After that, the country was a part of the famous Inca Empire until the Spanish conquered the region in the 16th century. Getting its independence in 1824, the country secured its peace and stability. It had its ups and downs, but today it is heaven for the ones seeking the Divine Peace and nature’s beauty on Earth.

What the Country Offers Today?

Peru is a biodiverse country with everything ranging from the coast on the Pacific Ocean to the mountains of Andes. It is home to the Amazon Rainforest as well. The country possesses archeological sites/ruins from famous empires and civilizations, is known for its scenery, gives you the opportunity to indulge in extreme sports, has deserts and lakes, asks you to visit its elegant monasteries and volcanos, temples and waterfalls and what not. Peruvian Cuisine is also considered to be the best one, with a mixture of Amerindian and Spanish with a touch of Chinese, African, Arab, Italian and Japanese tastes. The land has infinite possibilities and no matter what your fears and interests may be, it is a place for the best vacation ever.

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The country of Peru is a popular tourist destination and receives millions of guests every year. CuddlyNest ensures that you won’t have to regret the synchronization of your holiday dates with the availability of a perfect accommodation. Whether you have chosen Peru for a break from work, a graduation get-together with friends, a honeymoon or just a family vacation, CuddlyNest gets you the best accommodation for the size of your circle or family. Ranging from 1-bedroom apartment to even 29 beds villa, CuddlyNest allows you to enjoy the live of a local in the most beautiful and exotic of the locations on Earth, with the facilities of your choice.

Travelling to Peru

Peru has a total of 234 airports, only 3 of which are international airports and 82 of them are for domestic flights only. You can take a flight to any of the 3 international airports, take a cab, share a shuttle, take a connecting domestic flight to the next airport, or rent a car and enjoy at your own free will. The names of the 3 international flights with the city they are located in are given below:

  • Jorge Chávez International Airport (Lima)
  • Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport (Cusco)
  • Cap. FAP José A. Quiñones Gonzales International Airport (Chiclayo)

 

Nature of Peru

As discussed above Peru is a nature-friendly piece of land with all the beauty that you want to enjoy. With all the natural settings of the world, Peru welcomes you to get access to the Amazon Rainforest, Andes mountains, and the Pacific Ocean as well. It has more than 158 protected natural area and has 84 to 117 life zones around the world. With 12, national parks, 11 national reserves, 7 national sanctuaries and 10 reserved area, it is home to more than 1,800 species of birds, 10% of the reptiles, mammals and fish on the planet and 3,500 species of orchids. With mind-blowing sights and the best localities, you can indulge in the particular sport the nature setting allows. Some of the natural localities are discussed below:

  • Manu National Park
  • Huascaran National Park
  • Pacaya Samiria National Reserve
  • Paracus National Park
  • Machu Picchu Historic Sanctuary
  • The Titicaca National Reserve
  • Nor Yauyos Cochas Landscape Reserve
  • Amazon River
  • Lake Titicaca
  • Lindo Lake
  • Sandoval Lake
  • Rimachi Lake
  • Llanganuco Lagoon
  • Umayo Lagoon
  • Gocta Waterfall
  • Ahuashiyacu Waterfall
  • Colca Canyon
  • Tres Canones (Three Canyons)
  • Canyon of The Duck

 

Ancient Peru

Peru has a rich history and is home to almost 5000 of archeological sites with 12 of them being UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The most famous historical destinations are that of Sacred City of Caral-Supe and Machu Picchu. Machu Picchu is an Inca citadel from the 15th century and is located at the height of 2,430m of a mountain in Southern Peru in the Cusco Region, Urubamba Province, Machupicchu District. The citadel is known to be one of the most famous symbols of Inca Civilization. Few of the famous archeological sites are mentioned below:

  • Machu Picchu
  • Chavín de Huántar
  • Chan Chan
  • Sacred City of Caral – Supe
  • Nasca Lines
  • Kúelap
  • Cusco City
  • Sipán Archeological Complex
  • Túcume Archeological Complex
  • Ancient Lima
  • Otuzco Windows
  • Dead Bull Rock Carvings
  • Kotosh Archeological Complex

 

Beaches of Peru

Peru is on the coast of Pacific Ocean and thus, marks some of the most exotic beaches on the face of Earth. With almost 30,000 km of a coastline, Peru welcomes you to have all the fun and indulge in whatever activity you want at these beaches. Some of these beaches have a rocky seabed and some have fine sand for you to enjoy laying on. You can play volleyball at these beaches, take the thrill of surfing the tides, go kite-surfing, get relaxed with the beautiful soul-reflecting waters, take a swim with your friends and family, go camping at the night with a barbeque night and some chilly ghost stories, take a relaxing spa at the beach, take a jet ski and enjoy the best you can, or else you can take a quadbike and then can stroll along the coastline as well. Some of the well-known beaches of the country are mentioned below:

  • Zorritos (Tumbes)
  • Punta Sal (Tumbes)
  • Pimentel (Lambayeque)
  • Máncora (Piura)
  • Las Pocitas (Piura)
  • Colán (Piura)
  • Los Órganos (Piura)
  • Huanchaco (Trujillo)
  • Chicama Port (Trujillo)
  • Ancón (Lima)
  • Beaches of Asia (Lima)
  • Santa Maria (Lima)
  • Tuquillo (Áncash)

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