Inkas Destination Peru

Destinations

In Peru, the high diversity of ecosystems has led to the development of many human groups with their own cultures (Caral, Chimu, Wari, Tiahuanaco, and the largest Inca culture in South America) and remarkable technological achievements, architectural, spiritual, cultural and culinary.
Peru is considered by many a privileged country where we can find a high diversity of ecosystems, ecological, flora, fauna, of the 117 life zones known in the world, 84 are located in Peru, from 32 different global climate In Peru is 28. possessor of three natural regions such as Coast (Arequipa, Ica, Nazca, Trujillo, etc..), The Andes (Cusco, Puno, Colca Canyon, the jungle (Puerto Maldonado, Tambo leg , Manu, Iquitos, etc.), being the largest snow mountain in the tropics, the Cordillera Blanca. Also, there are 50 snow-capped peaks over 6000 meters high. Peru living culture.

Destinations

  • Manu National Park

    Manu National Park

    The Manu biosphere Reserve covers an area of almost 2.25 million ha( almost half the size of Switzerland) and is one of the largest conservation units on earth, encompassing the complete drainage of the Manu River, with an altitudinal ...

  • Rain Forest

    Rain Forest

    The rainforest is home to a wide range of species, many of whom are yet to be discovered and named, toucans, parrots, caimans, pink dolphins and a hundred species of butterflies and insect exist within an incredible biodiversity of ...

  • Inka Trail

    Inka Trail

    Inca Trail forms part of the Inka roas network (the Qahapac Ñan), Inca Trail is one the most important and classic trekking routes in South America. Numerous ravines and water courses can be seen en route, generated by glacial ...

  • Nation Q'ero Community

    Nation Q'ero Community

    The Nation Q´ero is considered by many historians to be the last Inka Community, ever since historians Oscar Nuñes Del Prado and Mario Escobar made their firs visit to Nation Q´ero in 1955, a date that became synonymous with ...

  • Cloud Forest

    Cloud Forest

    A cloud forest, also called fog forest, is a generally tropical or subtropical evergreen montane moist forest characterized by a high incidence of low-level cloud cover, usually at the canopy level Cloud forest often exhibits an abundance of mosses ...

  • Salt Pans Maras

    Salt Pans Maras

    Five kilometers west of Urubamba is the village of Tarabamba, where a bridge crosses the Rió Urubamba, if you turn right after crossing the bridge you will come to Pichingoto  a tumple-down village under an overhanging cliff. Also just ...

  • Spanish Churches and Museums

    Spanish Churches and Museums

    Church  of San Blas. Founded in 1560, during the colonial period, it has a baroque pulpit which is a masterpiece wood carving; it is attributed to indigenous artist Diego Quispe Tito. Neighborhood of  San Blas. One of the most ...

  • Southeast of Cusco

    Southeast of Cusco

    Piquillacta. Piquillacta, whish translated as the city of Fleas, is a large site, with some reconstructions in progress; it was an administrative centre at the southern end of the end of the Wari Empire, the Wari contemporaneous with the ...

  • Machu Picchu

    Machu Picchu

    Machu Picchu is an impressive Inca Sanctuary built into the side of a mountain. Its name means (Old Mountain) it has also been called the (Lost City of the Inkas) as it was unknown to the rest of the ...

  • Sacred Valley

    Sacred Valley

    Urubamba In the heart of the Sacred Valley, Urubamba (2875m.a.s.l.)is 78 Km. noth east of Cusco on the road to Pisac one hour 25 minutes by car) or 27 Km. (45 minutes by car) from Cusco on the Chinchero ...

  • Salkantay

    Salkantay

    Four hour’s drive west of Cusco is Mollepata, starting point for two major alternatives  to the classic Inca trail, both treks pass beneath the magnificent glacial bulk of Salkantay, at 6275 m. the loftiest peak of the Vilcabamba  range ...

  • Cusco

    Cusco

    Cusco is an interesting combination of robust geography, fertile Andean valleys and imposing mountains descending to the edge of the jungle where the temperature rises and the scenery is rich in vegetations. The city, ancient capital of the Inkas ...

  • Moray

    Moray

    This remote but beautiful site lies near the little town of Maras and is well worth a visit there are tree “coliseums”, used by the Incas, according to some theories, as a sort of open –air crop nursery, known ...

  • General Information

    Language The official language is Spanish. Quechua, the Andean language that predates the Incas, has been given some official status and there is much pride in its use. It is spoken by millions of people in the sierra who ...

  • The Northeast of Peru

    The Northeast of Peru

    The Lord of Sipan Sipan is a small town 29 Km. from Chiclayo on the north coast of Peru. In 1987 Walter Alva, a Peruvian archeologist, made an important discovery in the Rajada Indian Tomb side. He found the ...

  • Ausangate

    Ausangate

    This is the most popular trekking route and involves fairly tough hiking around the peak itself, featuring icy mountain views, high passes (including two over 5000m.) and some beautiful turquoise lakes . as an added bonus, there are two ...

  • Lares Valley

    Lares Valley

    To the north of Urubamba and Calca beyond the great peaks that tower above the Sacred Valley, lies the valley of Lares an area famed for its traditional Quechua communities and strong weaving traditions. The mountainous territory that lies ...

  • Choquequirao

    Choquequirao

    Choquequirao is another “lost city of the Incas”, built on a ridge spur almost 1600m above the Apurimac, its Inca name is unknown, but research has shown that it was built during the reign of Inca Pachacuteq. Although only ...

  • Surroundings Cusco

    Surroundings Cusco

    The Cathedral The cathedral was built in two stages; first to be building was the el Triunfo Chapel, on top of what had been the Suntur Wasi (House of God) temple, then the cathedral itself was built on the ...

  • Gastronomic Tours

    Gastronomic Tours

    Cusco is considered by many specialists as the second city of Peru, after Lima, for gastronomy. In this region chefs have incorporate local produce such as quinua, muña and beans into their creations to make some sophisticate dishes. The ...