The Ministry of External Commerce and Tourism, through Promperú, launched a new advertising campaign of international importance: “Peru, the richest country in the world.” People all over the world shared this message through important global communication networks.
This is how the Spanish version of Huffington Post, a well-known news website of the United States, came to publish an article delineating 5 beautiful reasons why Peru is the richest country in the world. Huffington Post said about Peru: “This South American country is a perfect destination for those who enjoy natural riches accompanied by a multitude of traditions that speak of the unique personality of the country, not to mention the extremely valuable historic ruins.” In this blog post, we remind you of the wonders capturing the attention of so many cybernauts across the world.
1. Machu Picchu, a world wonder
Obviously, it’s the most famous place in Peru around the world. Inca people constructed this ancient city in the 26th century and UNESCO declared it as World Heritage Site in 1983. To access the Historical Sanctuary of Machu Picchu, you must first get to the city of Cusco, situated 80 km from the archeological site. Archeologists from all over the globe continue investigating its terraces, canals, and impressive stone structures. You can visit this amazing citadel by walking. Plan your trip with us here!
2. Its delicious cuisine
Peru’s cuisine aspires to soon become an Inmaterial World Heritage due to the diversity of its products. Peru has 80% of the climates that exist in the whole world! It uses fish to prepare the famous ceviche and beef for the lomo saltado. Its desserts are certainly delicious, too, among them the suspiro a la limeña.
3. Its coffee
Various specialists consider Peruvian coffee to be one of the most delicious in the Americas. It grows in interandean valleys in the Andes mountain range. Many international restaurants prefer its intense flavor, as well as its exquisite texture.
4. Huascarán National Park
In this immense territory, a great number of glaciers and lakes come together along with every type of fauna and flora. The view of these mountains is incredibly impressive and can awaken an unexpected consciousness of the dangers of climate change in travelers. It’s probable that this immense, snowy paradise could disappear due to global warming! This reservation, declared a World Heritage Site in 1985, houses a large portion of the Cordillera Blanca, the most extensive tropical, snowy mountain range in the world.
5. The archeological zone of Chan Chan
Here is the biggest pre-Colombian clay city on the continent. It’s located just 5 kilometers from Trujillo, and on its walls, you can appreciate different geometric figures, as well as birds and fish. This impressive archeological complex is made up of 10 small cities of their time. Travelers can take advantage to see some of the best beaches of the area, which are ideal to practice surfing.
We hope these 5 amazing things have captured your heart. If you’ve already visited, we’re sure the unforgettable memories are burning brightly again in your mind. If you haven’t been yet, remember we’re waiting for you in Peru with open arms. As soon as you arrive, your life will never be the same!