Peru is a wonderful travel destination with so much to offer travellers of all types, whatever your budget. Quite simply Peru has such a wonderful collection of history, culture, food, wildlife, music and geography that it is difficult to find a more exciting and vivid holiday destination anywhere on earth.

Peru is actually one of only a select few countries in the world that can boast desert, rainforest, urban cityscape and mountain geographies... and it is possible to visit all of these in a short two-week holiday. Additionally Peru has an eclectic cuisine which is starting to become world-renowned for its delicate and complex flavours, world-class bird-watching and wildlife spotting opportunities in places such as the Amazon Jungle, a history and culture steeped in iconic civilisations like the Inca Empire, and some of the finest hotels in South America... all of which make Peru a truly exceptional holiday location.

With such a wide choice of high quality places to visit in Peru it can sometimes be difficult to work out which destinations to visit, so we've put together the following guides to highlight the best destinations - click on the links below for more information:

Arequipa and the Colca Canyon

Chachapoyas and Kuelap Fortress



Ica, Nazca and Paracas


Puno and Lake Titicaca

Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu

Tambopata Amazon Jungle

Trujillo and Chan Chan