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Why Should You Visit Peru? What is Peru Known For?

Peru is a diverse and beautiful country located near the equator in South America. There are many reasons why the country of Peru should be your next destination. The country is most widely known for the ancient ruins of Machu Picchu that originate all the way back with the Inca Empire. Peru also has other amazing sites to see in addition to hiking the well-known Inca Trail. At Cusi Travel, we can help you enjoy a hiking experience that helps you successfully take in the sights and sounds of the Inca Trail, as well as its ancient history.

A Diverse and Stunning Landscape

Consider the various hiking trails that exist throughout the spectacular mountainous landscape of Peru. With these landscapes you have access to a great mix of astonishing sites, including high mountain peaks and volcano craters. Some of these peaks can reach elevations of 5,000-6,000 meters as a result of the Andes Mountains that traverse through many of the nations in South America.

Machu Picchu

The most popular destination in all the country of Peru is Machu Picchu, the ruins of the ancient Inca Empire. Many people have this location as the number one destination of choice when traveling to Peru. You can visit this majestic destination by taking a scenic train ride, or you can trek through the mountains and experience amazing views along your hike and encounter beautiful landscapes with waterfalls and rivers.


As the location where all of the hiking trails and train rides to Machu Picchu begin, Cusco has emerged as a fun and vibrant city for both the local population as well as foreigners. Travelers to Peru appreciate this city possibly more than any other in the country. As you explore Cusco, you will encounter extraordinary art galleries, architecture, and more in a pedestrian friendly atmosphere.

If you intend to bring a group to Peru through one of our Inca trail tours, email us today at info@cusitravel.com. The information we need includes the tour you are interested in, the number of people in your group, and the date you prefer to travel.