Discover and experience Peru
We start our Peru-Special series with the cult places of Peru. We will lead you to the Machu Picchu, from the discovery, to the official explorer Hiram Bingham, to the Inca Trail and the fantastic architecture of the Incas. We will give you travel tips and background information about Machu Picchu so that you can perfectly prepare your trip to Machu Picchu. For those who can’t wait to visit our beautiful country, we have created a virtual trip to Machu Picchu.
With just 30 million inhabitants and an area about 3.5 times the size of Germany, Peru impresses with fascinating landscapes and untouched nature. Peru impresses with its Andes, rainforests and the Amazon, the longest river in the world.
Peru offers adventure, a centuries-old culture and history and above all, a hospitality that stands out from the crowd. Peruvians are not only very hospitable and service-oriented people, it is also easy to get in touch with them.
The country, which measures 3500 km from north to south and 1000 km from west to east at the widest point, is crossed by several climate zones, which are oriented to the different altitudes of the country.
Peru is a land of contrasts, while the capital Lima is the second largest desert city in the world, Iquitos surrounds the city in the jungle, exotic landscapes in the Amazon region.
The North of Peru
Northern Peru is packed with unique treasures of cultural, archaeological and natural origin.
The South of Peru
Southern Peru is home to some of the country’s most important historical and scenic attractions. The south offers tourists adventure, culture and relaxation.