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The ochre cliffs of Paracas National Reserve, Peru
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🇵🇪 A Hiker’s Guide to Peru National Parks

Let’s dive into the mysteries of Peru. In a country where nature is closely related to beliefs and traditions, it’s no surprise that many natural landmarks are sacred for one part of the population or another. Hence the creation of 12 national parks, 9 national sanctuaries, 15 national reserves and many more protected areas. Following in ancient footsteps from the jungle to glacial lakes to the top of mountains, hoping to spot the wild vicuña or the elusive condor on the way, we’ve asked fellow travellers to tell us a bit about their favourite national parks in Peru. Best national …

View on Mount Roraima, Venezuela
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What is your favourite South America trek?

Sore legs and contented soul – nothing beats a good hike. In the sand, the snow or on the rocks, through the forest or along the sea, we feel happier outside. If the body’s moving, the mind is too, and the wonders of nature are the best inspiration. When it comes to hikes and treks, South America is just shy of paradise. We’re telling you here about our favourite hikes on the continent, but we’ve also turned to 10 fellow travel bloggers who share our love for the outdoors and our passion for Latin America; and we’ve asked them this …

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🇵🇪 [Itinerary] 2 or 3 Weeks in Peru

Peru surprises, intrigues, and fascinates. It’s on half the world’s top dream destinations, but at the same time it remains fairly unknown. Everybody wants to see the Machu Picchu, but few travellers care to explore around. And yet, imagine paying to enter the Louvre to only see the Mona Lisa. Our itinerary for 2 and 3 weeks in Peru bring you out of the Sacred Valley, to other latitudes, other realities. In fact, we’ve created 3 Peru itineraries: one in the north for 2 weeks in Peru with beach; one in the south for a 2 week Peru itinerary with …

Anna looking over the jungle from the viewpoint of mirador natural near Tarapoto, Peru
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🇵🇪 Backpacking Peru: Tips & Destinations

Mysterious ruins mistily nestled atop jungle mountains. Slow-paced life on the cobblestones of cosy colonial towns. Peru is a large country of many colours that sees more than its fair share of tourists all year round. And yet, with Lima and the Machu Picchu attracting most of the crowds, large parts of the country remain unknown. Since you’re out there backpacking Peru, ready to follow in the footsteps of past civilisations, we hope to convince you to get off the gringo trail and explore lesser-known areas. We promise that they’re just as worthy of your time. We’ve put together this …