Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu. Outstanding Universal Value, Machu Picchu stands 2,430 m above sea level, in the middle of a tropical mountain forest, in an extraordinarily beautiful setting. It
CULTURE OF PERU
culture of Peru, is home to the dawn of civilization as we know it today. It is in the dense, dark rainforests and towering, snowcapped mountains of
National parks preserve the country’s natural diversity.
Peru has 14 national parks that are administered by the National Service of Natural Protected Areas (SERNANP), under the jurisdiction of the Ministry
Penguin swims ashore in Peru, A Magellanic Penguin, who normally makes its home off the coast of Chile where the Pacific Ocean waters are cold, has taken a small vacation