The memorial experiences for a trip to Peru you shouldn’t miss
Peru, which is located in South America with more than 1.2 millions km² area, the cradle of many civilizations, is represented by the Inca civilization. Through numerous ups and downs of history, Peru is a dynamic country with a rich culture now, the convergence of many natural wonders, diverse cuisines, characterized by vibrant South American region.
1. The Ancient Citadel - Machu Picchu
Talking about Peru, all tourists are thinking about Machu Picchu - the central city of the ancient Inca civilization and is one of the leading tourist destinations in Peru. Many people who arrived here were amazed and could not believe there were a masterpiece works located in the mountains with the height about 4,000 meters above sea level, surrounded by so fanciful fog. Whether you catch the train from Cusco or challenge yourself by following the Inca trail to Machu Picchu and then you can feel the atmosphere here.
You should depart to Machu Picchu in the early morning of a beautiful day because you can see the sunrise from the Sun Gate (Sun Gate) in this time while you're trying to climb the top of Huanya Picchu tower.
Ceviche is the name which represents for Peruvian cuisine. If you ask any visitor about the most impressive dish with them when coming to the South American region, many respondents are mention Ceviche.
This is a popular seafood dish in the US coastal zone, they are made from fish (shrimp) marinated with kinds of fresh juices such as orange, lemon, spice, chili, plus the onion, salt and a little pepper. This dish served with fried sweet potatoes, kinds of raw vegetables, even corn is cooked with butter. Nowadays, people have multiple versions of Ceviche, including a variation way is similar to the Japanese sashimi dish.
3. Quinoa seed
Asian people are not familiar with this type of seed. Quinoa is also called quinoa grains with high nutritional value and it has an important role in world food security, they have origin from South America and the Incas in the Andes natives have planted 7,000 years ago.
The Incas used as a quinoa seed and respect them as "mother of all seeds" because it brings a lot of great advantages for health. In Peru, you will have the opportunity to enjoy important seed as rice in Asia.
Potatoes are also a different cuisine in Peru apart quinoa seeds, even being regarded as the essence of this Andean country. Potatoes here are zones cultivation and propagate. There is even a potato bank to save thousands of seed potato genes. The potato dishes are dishes you can’t miss.
5. Pisco Cocktail
Pisco Cocktail is a traditional cocktail wine of Peru, is composed of Pisco brandy made from a kind os grape grown on the Peruvian land since both countries Peru and China were colonies of Spain. Thus, this cocktail is considered the soul of two Andean countries. In Peru, pisco is very popular with Peruvian that they always use Pisco cocktail. In any bars or pubs, the name of Pisco Sour is often mentioned first by waiters or waitresses.
6. Lima Capital
With 10 million people, accounting for about 1/3 of the population of Peru, Lima is the capital and largest city of the South American country. It is located on the beautiful Pacific coast. Not only renowned as the "City of the emperors", this place is also known by the good foods, museums and Miraflores district, where visitors can enjoy some wine while seeing blue sea, white sand, the sunshine.
Titicaca Lake, which is considered the birthplace of the South America culture, is located on the border of two countries Bolivia and Peru, in the Andes of 3,810 meters above sea level. This lake is situated at a height of the world's largest and is also the largest freshwater lake in South America. A journey of discovering Titicaca Lake will be an opportunity for you not only to see the spectacular scenery of nature in South America, but you also can explore the mysterious legend of the lake.
Huacachia next to the Ica city in southern Peru only 8 kilometers, is known as an oasis of natural with attractive beauty as picturesque. It was built around a blue water lake between high sand dunes, Huacachina gives travelers a whole different feeling and unexpected experience.
Huacachina has almost no houses, only hotels, motels and resorts are served for tourists. In fact, the number of people living here just about 100 people and the majority of jobs have depended on the tourism industry here.
9. Amazon River
Amazon River originates from the Andes in Peru, and flow it east and then turn to the north to reach the South American continent.Wild spaces where every evening you can watch the stars, hear the frogs' sound, watching the lively crocodiles swim across the jungle or you can meet the Indian tribes of howler monkeys will lead the guest's many memorable experiences in Peru. The river bends through the dense forests, takes visitors on journey to discover the beauty of Iquitos and Puerto Maldonado, the endless discovery of the forest and the sea.