PHOTO: Peru's Machu Picchu will be featured in two of Masala's nine itineraries launching this year. (Photo via Flickr/ckmck)
A gem of South America, Peru has much to offer to travelers of the world.
From delicious food to sensational sites, Collette details what you need to know about Peru before traveling.
Likely the first place that comes to mind when thinking of Peru, Machu Picchu should be on every traveler’s bucket list. With breathtaking views high in the Andes Mountains, this historic site of structures and terraces made long ago will leave you captivated.
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Discover the lively culture of Peru by visiting the city of Lima. Learn the history of this mesmerizing city by exploring it’s many notable landmarks, such as the Cathedral at Plaza de Armas or the catacombs at San Francisco Monastery.
If you consider yourself a true foodie, you need to find a way to get to Peru. The food in Peru is inspired by the cultures of Latin America, European and the Amazon. Enjoy fresh food from local food stands or kick up a notch with some more sophisticated fine dining dishes.
Shop for Treasures
There are a variety of gifts and souvenirs to purchase all over Peru. As the Collette blogger notes, travelers can find “top end ceramic shops, art galleries, jewelry stores and clothing boutiques.”
For more information on Peru, visit Collette’s blog here.