Raising the heart rate from the Amazon to the Andes, Everyone may know about the extraordinary ancient city of Machu Picchu in Peru. The Inca ruins that sit atop a mountain near the Sacred Valley are the star attraction of the country. A cultural experience is a huge part of visiting Peru, but there are many experiences to be had that will turn your relaxing tour into an active adventure. We’ve rounded out our favorite activities in Peru to inspire you to get moving.
In 2007, a six-year initiative culminated in a popularity poll aimed to pick seven new wonders of the world from a short list of 200 existing monuments. While many of the places that failed to make the cut are highly desirable destinations, the Acropolis of Athens, Angkor Wat and Eiffel Tower included, the selected seven are rightly found at the top of many a traveler’s bucket list.
The Galapagos Islands and Machu Picchu are two of the finest attractions that South America has to offer. Here, we will outline a bit of a guide for visiting these two amazing locations. Both attractions have their own unique draws. Machu Picchu is an archeologist’s dream; this extensive citadel, built by the Incas in around …