Updated: Nov 13
Peru has been conquered, and reconquered over several centuries, most notably was the Incan Empire created an expansive network of roads that stretched for over 25,00 miles, that was traveled primarily on foot and with alpacas and laid the groundwork for the Spanish to colonize.
Dive into history on an archeological exploration visit the temple of Pachacamac, Temple of the Sun and other pre-Incan ruins. After you’ve visited ancient Peru, travel back in time to the colonial parks and taste the delicious local flavors.
Climb more than 100 separate flights of stairs to the Lost City of the Incas. The reason that it did not face the same fate as many other Incan temples and structures, destruction by the conquistodores was because it was hidden atop a mountain as “Old Peak”.
High atop the Andes Mountains sits what was once the center of the empire. To this day, you are still able to find an endless array of paintings, ceramics, textiles and clothing, traditional musical instruments.
Located in North-Western Peru, is a must-visit. It is home to many archeological sites from Túcume (pictured above), the Valley of the Pyramids, the Tombs of Sipan, finally the Batán Grande, one of the largest Sicán Archaeological Complex. This city is sure to channel your inner Indiana Jones.
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