One of the 10 Megadiverse Countries in the world, Peru is a complex, multi-layered gem of a destination – waiting to reveal its many treasures to those who choose to immerse themselves in its rich medley.
A self-drive road trip to this stunningly intricate South American country is just what the doctor ordered if you are looking to discover yourself while revelling in a vintage land full of wonders; both natural and man-made.
Being passionate travel enthusiasts, we at Adventures Overland had long ago understood the force of the appeal that the enthralling continent of South America holds for wanderers globally. And this is exactly what formed the bedrock of our novel initiative, South America Escapes.
Phenomenal Peru, along with other fabulous destinations like Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Bolivia and Ecuador, falls under the picturesque sweep of this unique offering – the aim of which is to let you steer through these countries just as you would like it. It’s all a part of a superbly convenient and luxe tailormade experience, brought to you by our multiple record-holding team of travel experts.
It’s electrifying; it’s personalized; and it’s something no one does better than us.
Ancient Treasure Trove
Be awed by the mysticism of the Inca remnants at Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley, which represent but one facet [incredible as they are] of the 5000-year-old history of human civilization in Peru. The bewildering geoglyphs engraved into the arid landscape of Nazca Desert come up next on the list of antique discoveries that Peru promises. The excellent museums of Lima and the meandering streets of Cuzco and UNESCO World Heritage Site of Chan Chan, amongst other spots, will help you uncover some of the secrets of societies lost in the fabric of time.
Teeming with hundreds of endemic species of plants and animals, while boasting of a topography that is as varied as it’s exquisite – Peru will prove to be a jackpot for lovers of unspoilt nature. Towering sand dunes, the highest navigable lake in the world – Lake Titicaca, some of the deepest canyons like the Colca and the handsomely moulded peaks of the Andes make for a delightfully vivid canvas. Add to it all the deeply green enigma of the Amazon Rainforest, and what you get is a road tripper’s dream destination.
For Love of Culture & Cuisine
A delectable bonanza of Latin American gastronomy is what Peru has in store for connoisseurs of fine food. With a range of ingredients available, owing to the richness of landscape, influences and cultures – sampling food in Peru, like the renowned Ceviche, can be an overwhelmingly sensual experience.
Cosmopolitan cities, buzzing with art, design and music, play host to pulsating festivals that celebrate heritage in company of modern gaieties. Being in Peru is like being in the midst of a burst of colour, with all your senses pushed into overdrive!
So, if you seek to decipher this gorgeous country in your own characteristic way, reach out to Adventures Overland and we will make sure your South American retreat is as riveting as it can be. Prepare for an unparalleled journey by road where everything is customized to your exact requirements, with utmost ease and luxury on offer.