Peru is a biologically diverse country full of tradition, history, culture. Peru is a magical country and marvellous, it amazes us every day with new discoveries that make us feel more proud of all the natural wealth we have. Visiting Peru is to know a bit of each country, because here are united all races.
Cusco Tourist Information
Cusco Tourist Information , Cusco is located in southeastern Peru, the city is located at 3,400m (11,154 ft), with majestic homes that are the live portrait of two cultures, Inca and Spanish, and that now are monuments and tourist attractions of the immense richness the city has.
Arequipa Tourist Information
Arequipa information, its name in quechua being ari – que pay “stay, The city is located at an altitude of 2,328 metres (7,638 ft), Arequipa city is a good place to acclimatize to the altitude of Cusco and Puno, moves its visitors with an experience full of discoveries, to finally leave them captivated by the beauty of its volcanoes, the Misti, Chachani, and Pichu Pichu, all of them located within the majestic Peru Andes.
Puno Tourist Information
This city is very famous for its folklore and diverse festivities like the festival of the Virgin of Candelarias. Lake Titicaca is the highest navigable lake in the world and the largest in South America. According to legend, this lake gave birth to the inca civilization, the legend says that from inside its waters the firts Inca Manco Capac rose out with his Wife Mama Ocllo who founded the Inca Empire.
Peru Travel Tips
When you leave your lodging, ask for details about accessibility, opening hours and best routes to take. Your hotel has the obligation to receive messages for you and look after your well-being. Always take with you the name address and telephone number of your hotel. This is useful data for easily finding your way back. If you go out after dark its recommend that you do so with a companion's)
Currency of Peru
The nuevo sol (plural: nuevos soles) (S/.) is the currency of Peru. It is subdivided into 100 céntimos. The ISO 4217 currency code is PEN. The name is a return to that of Peru’s historic currency, the sol in use from the 19th century to 1985. Although the derivation of sol is from the Latin solidus, the name means sun in Spanish. There is a continuity therefore with the old Peruvian inti, which was named after Inti, the Sun God of the Incas.
The festivities in the Peruvian are a sight to see, both by different dancers who participate in them, and by the richness of the litter of Saints and Virgins taking off in procession.
Thanks to the recent archaeological discoveries of musical instruments, experts now know that in Peru, music has been played at least as far back as 10,000 years ago. This ancient tradition created quenas, zampoñas, pututos (trumpets made from sea conch) and a wide variety of other wind instruments crafted from a range of materials such as cane, mud, bone, horns and precious metals, as well as various percussion instruments.