Imagine a trip to Peru 🇵🇪 😀
Lima, Cusco & Machu Picchu
Peru, what is promoted to be the richest country in the world, being rich not about having it all, but about the experience.
Being a megadiverse country, with it’s endless natural wonders, and also with a wide range of entertainment, art, design, music, and it’s uniqueness and prestigious cuisine, you should not rush to get to Machu Picchu.
The capital is a great start! Get a sense of a powerful culture and energetic people by visiting Lima, on the west central coast of Peru on the shores of the Pacific Ocean. It’s evolution to the modern ages didn’t transform the historic centre, which is known as a World Heritage Site. Visit Lima Plaza Mayor (Main Square), as well as Lima Cathedral with it’s treasures, and also the Gastronomy House where you have available 500 years of ancient gastronomy secrets and its evolution.
Walk around Lima streets characterized by colourful buildings, get a taste of raw fish without it being sushi, a traditional peruvian dish called ceviche and a brandy made from grapes called pisco, Peru’s beverage choice. Try El Mercado, La Lucha, Amaz for absolutely fun delicious dishes. For after dinner plans, if you want to dig deeper into Peru’s capital authentic personality, go to Peña Del Carajo, a place for laughs, drinking and dancing.
Then fly to Cusco, the birthplace of the world. Get to know the roots and walk through historical marks such as the Cusco Cathedral, Qorikancha which was once considered to be the most important temple in the Inca Empire, and if you are passionate about the Inca Empire, you should not miss Museo Inka. From Cusco is the perfect point for a getaway to Machu Picchu and Sacred Valley.
📝Written by Catarina Botelho