At the turn of the 1990s until now, large and continuous foreign and domestic investments in Latin America’s tourism industry have been made. Peru perfectly exemplifies this, nowadays this country is reckoned as one of the largest tourist destinations in the world. The well-developed mass tourism has opened the door also to luxury Peru travel, which has been spreading more and more since 2005. High-end hotels and premium journeys are what elite European and American tourists seek, and Peruvian authorities attract these customers by improving and maintaining the infrastructure and development of luxury tourism.
Peru is situated in western Latin America, bounded by Columbia, Ecuador, Chile, Bolivia, Brazil and the Pacific Ocean. It is known for its great archaeological and cultural monuments and heritage by ancient civilizations, as well as for its marvelous nature. The propitious position and unique tourism resources prove this country to be a charming destination, offering tourists never-to-be-forgotten journeys.
Every tourist should familiarize himself with the capital of the country, Lima. Apart from being a metropolis, the historical centre of this city, with its impressive colonial constructions, museums and pre-Hispanic archeological places like Caral are what is really worth visiting. Folkloric and cultural shows and festivals, as well as casinos and game houses are what tourists will also enjoy.
Another Peruvian luxury attraction is the region of Cusco; it is the most visited area among tourists. Cusco, “The Archeological Capital of America”, was the biggest city and the capital of the Inca Empire. The citadel of Machu Picchu, Peru’s largest tourist attraction, is a must-visit destination in the Cusco region. Other important destinations there are the Sacred Valley of the Incas, Choquequirao, the Inca Trail and Manu National Park.
The next luxury Peruvian destination is the Puno region. This area is the Tiahuanacos’ territory, representing the Aymara people. Apart from the historical sights, this region is also known for its stunning nature. Lake Titicaca, part of the Amazon rainforest and the Andean mountains make this area a real heaven on earth.
Iquitos is another delightful luxury attraction on the Amazon River. Every tourist who loves nature can really immerse into the beauty of Iquitos and the Amazon rainforest. Colca River is also worthy of visiting, as well as Colca Canyon, famous for being the world’s deepest canyon.
An important activity that tourists in should not miss out on, is trying the worldwide famous Peruvian gastronomy. Being a specific mixture of Spanish, African, Chinese and Japanese cuisine, the only impression Peruvian food leaves in tourists is a state of bliss and delight. The best restaurants in the country can be found in Lima and Cusco, offering rich and various dining options to their guests.
There are plenty of tourist destinations in this truly stunning country, and these are only some of them. Other attractions are Mancora, Nazca Lines, Chan Chan, Tambopata, Uros Islands, Paracas, Trujillo, Chiclayo, Huacachina and lots more. Naturally, there is a substantial financial and leisure time opportunity needed in order to afford luxury Peru travel, but if one has such at his disposal, this destination can certainly offer delightful experiences, never-to-be-forgotten.