A paradise for archaeologists and researchers who continue to uncover over 20,000 years of history. A history which began even before the magnificent Inca empire, as can be seen through the remains of the first inhabitants of the Andes in Ayacucho (19,500 B.C.), the citadel of Caral (3,000 B.C), the royal tombs of Sipan (about 100 A.D.), the lines of the Nasca culture (200 B.C-900 A.D.), etc., continuing on through the colonial and republican periods.

One of the most diverse places on the planet, in which you can travel from an arid desert to soaring mountain ranges to a lush tropical forest in the blink of an eye. Within the country’s three natural regions (coast, highlands and tropical forest), you can find 80% of the existing climates and life zones (84 out of 117) in the world. Peru’s three regions contain a wide variety of ecosystems with unparalleled biodiversity, including over 60 natural protected areas covering approximately 15% of the country.

This geographic diversity, as well as the cold waters of the Pacific Ocean, are an important source of a wide variety of fresh food products that later become the masterpieces of chefs and a delight to those who appreciate fine food.

A land of aromas, flavors and textures where traditional and foreign elements fuse together incredibly. To eat in Peru is a fascinating journey into the culinary legacy left behind by the immigrant populations that have arrived throughout the country’s history, each one leaving an indelible mark on its cuisine.

Peru offers limitless opportunities for thrill-seekers, or for those who desire to energize themselves with the mysticism of Andean culture, or even those who simply want to relax and have a good time. The possibilities in Peru are infinite, thanks to a growing, thriving hotel industry and a travel infrastructure on par with that of five-star destinations.