The 8 best tourist places in Peru to visit in 2019
Peru is not only Machupichu, there are citadels, emblematic rivers, beaches, historical valleys, natural places etc. Don’t miss the following best tourist places in Peru:
1: Incas’ Sacred Valley
The Incas’ Sacred Valley is located between Pisac village and Ollantaytambo village. The place was one of the main sites for the production of corn grains due to its geographical location and climatic condition.
2: Titicaca Lake
Located in the extreme north of the endorrina basin of the Altiplano, in the border of Peru and Bolivia, in the Puno region as can be seen. The lake is composed of 2 sub-basins, fed by 5 fluvial systems: Ramis, coats, Llave, Huancané and Suchez.
3: Pocitas Beach, Mancora
The beach is located 3 kilometers from Máncora (Piura), also the geographical name is «Máncora Chico». It is one of the most beautiful and quietest beaches in Peru.
4: Nazca Lines
Located 80 kilometers from the cities of Nazca and Palpa, 400 kilometers south of Lima. Then, the lines are a series of geoglyphs in the desert. The largest figures measure 370 meters.
5: Amazonas River
One of the largest rivers in the world has a width of 4 kilometers between its banks. There, more than 1100 rivers flow. It is one of the most beautiful tourist places in the Peruvian jungle.
6: Tambopata National Park
It is a natural reserve of the Peruvian Amazon that stands out with its ecosystem represented in the flora and the native fauna with more than 1700 species of plants, 103 of mammal species, 1,300 species of butterflies and 90 species of amphibians. It is located between Madre de Dios and Puno.
7: Colca Valley
Located 160 kilometers northwest of the city of Arequipa. It’s a colorful valley with pre-Inca roots, currently inhabited by Collagua and Cabana people. The tradition of pre-Inca crops is still maintained.
8: Otuzco Windows
Located in the center of Otuzco, Baños del Inca district(Cajamarca), is in essence an archaeological site of crypts in the funerary precinct of the Culture of Cajamarca.