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Peru Andes Mountains

Peru Andes Mountains

Peru Andes Mountains serve as great attractions to the tons of visitors who not only come in search of the Inca civilization but also to bask in the glory of a country that boasted of a civilization when the word's meaning was still unknown to the other parts of the world.

Visiting Latin America and not getting a taste of the Andes is just like drinking White wine without smelling it! The Andes are an indispensible part of the itineraries of travelers who come to visit Argentina, Bolivia, Peru, Chile or Bolivia.

Extending from the top of the South to down below it, this Latin American Mountain range is a beauty cast in black stone. Peru too has a fair share of the Andes as well as the curious travelers who trickle into the country throughout the year to pay a visit to it.

Peru Andes Mountains

Besides being a beauty carved in stone, the Peru Andes Mountain has a plethora of attractions that ranges from ruins of ancient civilizations to mesmerizing mountain towns. We have all heard about the great Inca civilization but do you know that the decendents of this near-extinct-civilization can be found in Peru? In fact the Inca descendents living in Peru are the most charming lot you will ever find in South America.

The tourism industry of Peru owes a lot to the Andes as most of visitors set up bases in the mountain city Cusco. Now, when you are starting your Peruvian sojourn from Cusco then it is a must to visit Machu Picchu, the Sacred Valley and even hike in the difficult Inca Trail.

The highest point of the Andes, Cerro Aconcagua, can be found in Argentina but Huascarán Sur, the highest point of Andes in Peru too is a sight that every traveler wants to capture through their lenses as well as hearts. The only place in the world where you can enjoy sights of a great mountain range like Andes as well as a dense forest like Amazon is Peru

Peru Andes Mountains

Concentration of Andes' snow covered peaks is the highest in Peru but the options for snow skiing is very limited. However, the data provided by the Tourism Department of Peru nails the fact that Machu Picchu receives the highest number of visitors throughout the year - snow clad mountain peaks and dreamy Machu Picchu is really a "Magical Combination".

If you are thinking of having an all out fun-filled Peruvian Vacation then Huascarán National Park is the best place to be with your family and kids. Trekking and hiking are the two other popular activities that tourists resort to while they are visiting the land of Peru Andes Mountains. So you are never going to get bored while visiting the Peru Andes Mountains as nature and interesting people present an intoxicating cocktail.

Article written by Rajajeet Das

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