There is so much to do and see in the diverse and wonderful Peru. In this article, we will take you on a journey to an area south of Lima where you will find the Peru Ballestas Islands and the Nazca Lines.
One of life’s great pleasures is to travel; expanding the mind and soul and creating long lasting memories get you through the day to day dread of everyday normalcy. In the modern day world, international travel has become so easy that it is possible access the entire world. Most people dream of traveling to the naturally beautiful South America and if your going to come and visit, than you mustn’t miss the spectacular Machu Picchu, located high in the Peruvian Andes.
It is said that around half a million people visit Machu Picchu every year; the Inca ruins is on the bucket list of most world travellers and should be on yours, it is a marvel of a site and google imaged alone can’t do it justice. So how high is Machu Picchu you might be thinking? The ruin is set in the Andes Mountain range in Peru located at 7972 feet above sea level and if you plan on visiting Machu Picchu…
Isn’t it just fascinating to travel and discover new places? Their cultures, the history, the past and everything that goes along with it? Well, I hear you, and traveling to Peru is no exception. Peru is full of wonderful culture and the natural beauty well worth atleast one visit during your lifetime. When you travel to Peru, you will eventually arrive into the Inca city of Cusco. The city is full of wonderful and interesting historical sites to enjoy. But the mystery deosn’t end with the historical sight.
Traveling is one of life´s great pleasures and should be experienced by everyone. However, how you travel may make all the difference in the world to your journey. Many people only travel by air and to be fair, this is by far the quickest way to get around. There are a lot of people who love to travel by train and take all of the great train journeys around the world, and there are an abundance of trains ervices to experience in Peru, but that is for another article. Here, we are going to speak of the trip that many fear but many take; the Lima to Cusco bus.
Around five hours from Lima, you will come across the small town of Nazca. Not very much happens there, it has a few hotels and several restaurants but nothing much to speak of. The town receives no rainfall at all, so the weather is warm and dry all year round. So what is the attraction of this little desert town? Well, the purpose of visiting this town is to see the extraordinary Nazca Lines.
Peru has many different climate conditions over the country and this makes it difficult to decide what to pack. If you are going to the coastal regions in the summer, then it will be warm. If you are going to the highlands in the wet season, then you will need your wet weather clothing. The jungle is mostly warm but you will need light long clothing to protect yourself from the insects. So where you are going and what time of year that you re going are very important factors to take into consideration when choosing what to pack for your trip to Peru.
Cusco is considered one of the most beautiful and historic cities in all of South America. Thousands of people flock to the Andean town every year and hundreds if not thousands have made Cusco their new home. Cusco was the heart of the Inca Empire and as you will see on your visit, the city is full of ancient Inca ruins and plazas.
Travelling alone anywhere in the World can be an extremely daunting experience for anyone. Sometimes, when you aren’t familiar with your destination of travel but have the desire to visit that country, the desire often outweighs the fear. Peru and especially Machu Picchu are popular destinations and are visited by thousands of foreign tourists every year.
Come to Peru for the best tour of your life, there is so much to see and do in this wonderful South American country. Peru is one of the most biodiverse countries on the planet, with three different zones, the coast, the highlands and the jungle, all full of new and exciting things to discover.