"The Miracle of Sharing"
is situated on the west coast of South America, bordering the South Pacific
Ocean, between Chile and Ecuador and is a land of dramatic contrasts.
From the deserts of the coastline to the snow covered peaks of the Andes
mountains, the landscapes of Peru create a range of different habitats
supporting an infinite number of plant, animal and insect species.
"The Seventh Marvel of the Old World"
The Peruvian Switzerland"
largest Pre-Columbian city in South America, Chan Chan is an archaeological
site located in the Peruvian region of La Libertad, just north of Trujillo.
Covering an area of approximately 20 sq. km, Chan Chan was constructed
by the Chimor (the kingdom of the Chimú), a late intermediate period
civilization which grew out of the remnants of the Moche civilization.
Cajamarca, is located at 2,750 m. above sea level. It has a pleasantand healthy climate, dry and spring-like nearly all year, with moderate rainsin December thru March. The city is the site of one of the most important episodes in the new world history. when the Inca ruler Atahualpa met with the Spanish conqueror Pizarro. This historical event was the starting point of two cultures and traditions that still persist today as characterized by the life and environment of the valley. - Stony formation - Cumbemayo
The Canyon of Colca (3,300 meters deep),
one of the deepest of the world and natural habitat of the majestic Condor,
it is located in the spectacular Valley of Colca, Andean picturesque valley
with small towns been founded in the time of the Colony
Iquitos is the largest city in the rainforest of Peru. It is the capital of the Loreto Region and the Maynas Province. Located on the Amazon River, it is just 106 meters above sea level even though it is more than 3,000 kilometers from the mouth of the Amazon on the Atlantic Ocean. It is situated 125 km downstream of the confluence of Río Ucayali and Río Marañón, the two main headwaters of the Amazon River. Iquitos has long been a major port in the Amazon Basin. It is surrounded by three rivers: the Nanay, the Itaya, and the Amazon.
Lima is the capital and largest city in Peru, as well as the capital of the Lima Province. It is the cultural, industrial, financial, and transport hub of the country. The city is located in an area encompassing the valleys of the Chillón, Rímac and Lurín rivers. It lies on a desertic coast adjacent to the bay in the Pacific Ocean where its port was built and named Callao.
Founded by Spanish conquistador Francisco Pizarro, Lima is also known as the "City of Kings".
In Peru they take place near 3.000 popular parties a year. Most of they are organized in a patron saint's lathe and registers inside a Christian calendar adopted in the colonial time, but carefully fused to the magic-religious beliefs of a particular region.
Tombs of Sipán Museum
Gold of Peru Museum -
The Gold of Peru Museum holds the most important pieces in gold, silver and gilded copper from a number of Peru's different pre-Columbian cultures.