Cultural and Travel News Peru

Peru Awarded Multiple Times During World Travel Awards

Monday December 18, 2017

Peru Awarded Multiple Times During World Travel Awards

Peru has been awarded as the ‘Best Culinary Destination’ in the world for the sixth consecutive year! The archaeological complex Machu Picchu was named “Best Tourist Attraction” during the prestigious World Travel Awards (WTA), held in Phu Quoc, Vietnam. Next, to that, Peru also won awards for South America’s Leading Green Destination and South America’s Leading Tourist Board.

The prizes are awarded thanks to votes on the online platform of the organization, in which professionals in tourism, entrepreneurs (more…)

Oldest Mural in America in Northern Peru to be Restored

Tuesday December 05, 2017

Oldest Mural in America in Northern Peru to be Restored

The oldest mural in America, at about 4,000 years old, was damaged three weeks ago on Sunday, November 12 by a fire, but authorities say about 85% of it can be repaired back to its original state.

The specialists, in conjunction with the Ministry of Culture of Peru, have covered the paint to protect it from further damage after discovering that the mural did not completely lose its color thanks to the conservation work that had been done before the fire. (more…)

Hidden Gems in Peru: Tourist Numbers for less visited Sites are rising

Thursday December 15, 2016

How long will Machu Picchu still be the most visited touristic site in Peru?

The ancient citadel is probably hard to push from its throne, but still, other, less visited sites in Peru are becoming more and more popular among both national and international tourists.

Particularly the Kuelap Archaeological Complex in the Amazonas might be a strong candidate for the second spot on the list of most visited touristic sights in Peru. Additionally, infrastructural works such as the Chachapoyas Airport runway expansion will even further facilitate the arrival of visitors. (more…)

Umayo Lagoon is perfect for Nature Lovers Photographers and Tourists

Tuesday December 29, 2015

The city of Puno is situated on the shores of the famous Lake Titicaca, but just 35 kilometers from the center of the city, is located the beautiful and far less famous Umayo Lagoon. Located opposite of the archaeological complex of Sillustani this lake is surrounded by swamps and seasonally flooded grasslands.

In addition to discovering the intriguing landscape, travelers may also encounter the flora and fauna of the Atuncolla district. Here, where the lagoon is located, animals like vicunas, vizcachas, geese, mallards, tiquechos, among others, are easily spotted in those parts. (more…)

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