Most people are familiar with the well-trodden gringo trail, but have you heard of Chachapoyas. This town in the Amazonas region of northern Peru is an amazing off-the-beaten-track destination for tourists and truly Peru’s best kept secret. Don’t miss out on Chachapoyas’s amazing attractions!
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.
Huaca Pucllana is a well-preserved pre-Inca temple complex located right in the heart of Lima’s Miraflores district. Huaca Pucllana is a great place to take an afternoon or evening tour. Visitors can also dine in Huaca Pucllana’s on-site restaurant.
Let’s introduce you to the Peruvian Inca Orchid or the Hairless Peruvian Dog! Dating back to the Inca empire, these funny-looking creatures have become the national dog of Peru and are famous throughout the world for their bizarre appearance. Pretty cool, right?