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Why You Should Travel to Peru by TourRadar

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  • Location: South America
  • Category: Attraction
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Published on Dec 18, 2017

Why You Should Travel to Peru by TourRadar gives you all the information you need to explore Peru while answering the all-important questions before you travel. Learn more about how to prepare for your trip to Peru and where to visit throughout your journey. --------------------------------------------- Are you seeking steep treks to conquer? Craving Peruvian delicacies such as cuy? Dreaming of adventure activities such as biking, riding and surfing? Are you on a tight budget? If yes, look no further than a journey to Peru. Explore the picturesque and historic sights of Peru including the magnificent ruins of Machu Picchu to Sandoval Lake, or the desert oasis of Huacachina. This impressive destination has something for everyone. Before you start planning your journey to Peru, there are a few things you need to know about health and safety. If youa��re travelling anywhere near the Amazon, ita��s imperative that you get yourself vaccinated for Yellow Fever and take some malaria medication. As for altitude sickness, if youa��re trekking to Machu Picchu, you will need to allow for a few days in Cusco to adjust to the lower levels of oxygen found at high altitudes. If you want to learn more about conquering altitude sickness and what to pack, take a look at our guide to trekking Machu Picchu here: https://www.tourradar.com/days-to-come/what-you-need-to-take-for-trekking-to-machu-picchu/ As youa��re researching and considering a trip to Peru, it is likely that your mind will wander to the question of whether ita��s safe to visit. Fear not, as Peru is most definitely a safe destination, even for solo travellers. In Peru the crime rate is relatively low, with pickpocketing being the most common problem that travellers will encounter. As long as you employ basic travel precautions and keep your wita��s about you should reduce the likelihood of any unfriendly or dangerous encounters. To make the most of your next adventure to Peru, consider booking a tour to ensure your trip is fun, informative and hassle-free: https://www.tourradar.com/d/peru Next, comes the best part a�� planning your itinerary. Naturally, most travellers will want to visit Machu Picchu, and for good reason, but there are a few more destinations you need to visit. At the Colca Canyon, you can explore the deep river canyons where you can enjoy a spot of rafting or go trekking through the diverse terrain of the surrounding area. Next, make time to visit Lake Sandoval where you will find a large jungle lake surrounded by different types of rainforest and wildlife. Another notable destination is Huacachina, a desert oasis surrounded by palm trees and believed to host therapeutic properties. Each of these astounding destinations will leave you with lasting memories. Once youa��ve decided where to go, the next most important part of the equation is when you should jump on a plane to Peru. If trekking is the number one reason for you to visit Peru, the best time to travel is during July to August when the weather is at its finest. If possible, avoid the rainy season from December to January as some roads and trails may be subject to severe flooding. If trekking is not for you, you can still travel through the rainy season but just make sure you pack your best waterproof gear. By now youa��re probably feeling eager and excited to learn more about Peru. The good news? It doesn't end here. Continue watching another one of our videos or visit us on Days to Come. Learn more about Peru and the wonders that await you by reading Days to Come: http://www.tourradar.com/days-to-come/ Special thanks to our friends at World Expeditions (https://www.tourradar.com/o/world-expeditions) and Free & Easy Traveller (https://www.tourradar.com/o/free-easy-traveler) who contributed the stunning footage that made this video possible. Check out their action-packed adventures to exhilarating destinations around the world on TourRadar. #gotouring with TourRadar: http://www.tourradar.com ----------------------------------------------- Leta��s get social! Follow us on: Twitter: https://twitter.com/TourRadar Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TourRadar/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tourradar/ Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/tourradar/ Snapchat: @tourradar