The incredible history and captivating culture of Lima has meant that there is an array of incredible museums dotted across the city. For those interested in learning all about the the Inca and Pre-Inca cultures that once thrived in Peru, Lima is the perfect place to come.
During the first week of August every year, Peruvians and Ecuadorians celebrate Pachamama Raymi, or as it translates in English, the “Festival of Mother Earth.” In the former Inca capital of Cusco, people give their tributes to Pachamama, or Mother Earth, to show thanks for blessing their crops which have been supporting their families and friends for generations.
Ayacucho is located in Southern Peru. It is a one of a kind destination that combines color, history and adventure. If you are thinking about visiting a beautiful destination with your friends or family, this is without a doubt one of the best options for you! A region and a city both with the same name, Ayacucho has everything you’re looking for.
Experience the very beginnings of Peruvian culture as we know it. Chavín de Huantar holds the secrets to modern Peruvian art, religion and society. Arrival at the site may at first seem similar to any other archaeological spot, but wait until you get inside the temple. Find your way around the complex underground maze, as a historian explains exactly why these stones built the societies that we know today.
In recent years, many Machu Picchu alternatives have been discovered and made more accessible to visitors and tourists. Find out the top Machu Picchu alternatives and see which you should visit! What is the one drawback to visiting the world-famous Incan ruins at Machu Picchu? The crowds, of course. It’s an amazing place for sure, but everyone knows about it.