Things to Do in Huaraz

        Top 20 Things to Do in Huaraz/Ancash The Peruvian city of Huaraz, comes from the Quechua language and means: dawn. This city was founded as “San Sebastian de Huaraz” on January 20, 1574. During the independence of Peru, the city welcomed and supplied the liberating army with military equipment and materials; thus earning the emblematic name […]

Things to Do in Trujillo

  Top 8 Things to Do in Trujillo/La Libertad The Peruvian city of Trujillo was founded by Diego de Almagro at the end of 1534 with the name of “Trujillo de Nueva Castilla”; However, its creation was made official on March 5, 1535 with the installation of its first council by the Marquis Francisco Pizarro under the name “Villa de […]

Things to Do in Chiclayo

  Top 7 Things to Do in Chiclayo/Lambayeque The northern city of Chiclayo was founded by the Spanish in 1720 as a passing and resting village for merchants, who hiked a wide route between Zaña and Lambayeque. The name of this city comes from “Chiclayep” or “Chiclayop”, which in the Mochica language means “green that hangs”; and this is the […]

Things to Do in Piura

    Top 7 Things to Do in Piura This beautiful department is located in northern Peru, in the Piura river valley, north of the Sechura desert. Piura is the first city founded by the Spaniards in South America in the year 1532. The name of Piura derives from the Quechua word “Pirhua” which means: food warehouse: In this blog […]

Things to Do in Tumbes

    Top 10 Things to Do in Tumbes Tumbes is located in the extreme northwest of Peru, near the mouth of the Tumbes River with the Pacific Ocean, at the southern end of the Gulf of Guayaquil; 30 km from the border with Ecuador. This small border department has tropical forests, mangroves, white sand beaches, delicious and exotic food. […]

The Great Amazon River

  The Amazon River: the largest and longest in the world The great Amazon river is a South American river, which is born in the snow-capped mountain Mismi, Arequipa in Peru. Its hydrographic basin crosses the countries of Bolivia, Ecuador, Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, French Guyana, Suriname and Brazil. The river is so big, that it has the amount of water […]

The Chachapoyas Civilization

  The Chachapoyas: the greatest civilization, that flourished in the Peruvian jungle The Chachapoyas civilization, developed in the current Peruvian department of Amazonas. At the end of the Middle Horizon and during the entire Late Intermediate period; between the 9th and 16th centuries AD. They were conquered by the son of the greatest Inca emperor, around the year 1470; however, […]

Marvelous Sibinacocha Lake Hike

Marvelous Sibinacocha Lake Hike and Ausangate Trek Lake Sibinacocha is of glacial origin, and has an impressive blue-green color. It is considered by nature lovers, as a tropical paradise, due to its spectacular landscape; which is surrounded by immense mountains and snow-capped mountains such as: Janapapunta, Apucuchu, Misti Chumpe and Qelca. It is also very close to the largest tropical […]

Sacred River of The Incas

  The Vilcanota or sacred river of the Incas Rivers have played an important role in the subsistence of ancient civilizations and continue to do so today. Such was the importance of the Vilcanota River, in pre-Hispanic times, that it was considered a sacred river for the Incas. The Vilcanota river is the longest, largest and most important river in […]

The World Glacier Thermometer

    The Quelccaya glacier is the world’s largest thermometer on our planet The quelccaya is most extensive tropical glacier in the world, is located in the Peruvian Andes; between the departments of Cusco and Puno. It is considered by glaciologists, as the biggest tropical, world glacier thermometer. Unfortunately, it is prone to disappearing in a short time. This ice […]