Sights and Attractions in Peru
UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Peru
There are currently 11 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Peru, ranging from colonial city centers to high-altitude national parks.
Protected Natural Areas of Peru
Peru is home to more than 20 million hectares of protected natural areas, including national parks, sanctuaries and wildlife refuges.
Nazca Lines Photos
Learn more about the most famous Nazca Lines geoglyphs with our photographic tour.
Kuelap Fortress Photo Gallery
Take a tour of the most spectacular ruin in Northern Peru with this Kuelap fortress photo gallery.
Museums in Chiclayo, Lambayeque and Ferreñafe
A guide to the four main museums in the Lambayeque region of Peru: the Museo Tumbas Reales de Sípan, the Brüning Museum, the Museo Nacional Sicán and the Museo de Sitio de Huaca Rajada-Sipán.
The Brüning Museum in Lambayeque, Peru
The Brüning Museum in Lambayeque is one of the preeminent museums in Northern Peru.
Casa Grau Museum in Piura, Peru
The Casa Grau Museum was once home to Admiral Miguel Grau, one of Peru's greatest ever heroes.
The Zoological Museum in Trujillo
Trujillo's Zoological Museum is a strange place with even stranger exhibits...
The Museo del Juguete in Trujillo, Peru
The charming Museo del Juguete in Trujillo houses a fascinating collection of toys.
Circuito Magico del Agua: Magic Water Circuit, Lima
The Circuito Magico del Agua, or Magic Water Circuit, is a series of illuminated fountains in the Parque de la Reserva, Lima.
The Boleto Turistico: Cusco Tourist Ticket
The Boleto Turístico, or Cusco Tourist Ticket, gives you access to a range of museums and archaeological sites in Cusco and the Sacred Valley.
Machu Picchu Entrance Fees
Find out how much you'll have to pay to get in to Machu Picchu.
Machu Picchu Visiting Rules
Get ready for Machu Picchu with our guide to the visiting rules and entrance regulations.
Machu Picchu Altitude
Altitude sickness is one of the main concerns for many tourists planning a trip to Machu Picchu.
Machu Picchu Facts
Here are some Machu Picchu facts -- and a few theories -- to pique your interest and point you in new directions...
Is Machu Picchu Closed?
Find out if Machu Picchu is currently closed or closing in the near future...
Machu Picchu Celebrity Visitors
Find out which famous people have visited Machu Picchu, including Hollywood celebrities, rock stars and animated icons.
Vaccinations for Machu Picchu
Find out what vaccinations you may need for a short trip to Cusco and Machu Picchu.
Is Machu Picchu a Wonder of the World?
Is Machu Picchu officially a Wonder of the World? It is according to the New7Wonders Foundation...
The Best Inca Trail Tour Operators in Peru
Need help choosing an Inca Trail tour operator? Have a look at our top picks...
Officially Licensed Inca Trail Tour Operators for 2013
Find out which Inca Trail tour operators carry official licenses for the trail in 2013.
How Much Does the Inca Trail Cost?
Find out how much the Inca Trail costs, from budget treks to luxury hikes.
The Plaza de Armas of Trujillo, Peru
The Plaza de Armas in Trujillo is one of the most attractive main squares in Peru.
How Far in Advance Should I Book the Inca Trail?
Only 500 Inca Trail permits are issued for any given day, making advanced reservations a must.
The Two-Day Inca Trail to Machu Picchu
If you're short on time or stamina, how about trekking the two-day Inca Trail?
Can I Hike the Inca Trail Without a Guide?
If you want to hike the Inca Trail without a guide, think again. Independent trekking is no longer possible...
How Much to Tip on the Inca Trail
Recommended tipping rates for guides, porters and cooks on the Inca Trail.
The Peruvian Paso Horse
Seeing a Peruvian Paso horse in full stride is quite a spectacle, so don't miss the opportunity to see one in Peru.
The Santa Catalina Monastery in Arequipa
The Santa Catalina Monastery in Arequipa, Peru, is a vast and fascinating religious complex, its colorful buildings covering an entire city block.
Paracas and the Islas Ballestas of Peru
Known as the "Galapagos of Peru," the Paracas National Reserve is home to colonies of birds such as pelicans, flamingos and Inca terns. You can also watch whales, dolphins, sea lions and even penguins.
The Pyramids of Caral in Peru
Archaeological sites in Peru don't get any older than Caral, the most ancient city so far discovered in the Americas.