If the thought of sitting on a sun lounger gives you itchy feet, then Peru may be your honeymoon heaven with culture and adventure galore in myriad ancient landscapes. Its dry season also coincides perfectly with a summer wedding.
Picchu is considered the country's greatest feat, there is so
much more to Peru than this ancient citadel. Find solace trekking
remote Inca trails, watch Andean priests perform sacred rituals or
sample phenomenal cuisine including guinea pig… a surprisingly
delicious Peruvian delicacy.
Those looking for luxury should fear not, although Peru caters
for the adventurous, it is no novice to style. Enjoy glamping with
a three course lunch or a Pullman-style train serving a champagne
dinner. The scenery is perfect for romance, think al fresco dining
underneath a star studded sky followed by pisco sours besides a
flickering campfire. The country's accommodation also ticks all the
boxes for honeymooners, from charming lodges whose stone paths are
prettily lined with flowers to restored former palaces built from
original Inca walls, there is an outpost for all types of
adventurers. Hiking boots welcome.
Valley is dotted with Andean villages and colourful market
towns. Its land is vast and surprising at every corner whether you
encounter a pre-Inca ritual site on a hike or paddle board past
local fishermen on the mountain lakes. Moreover, Peru is a
destination that comes alive with exceptional guiding; listen to
tales of gory battle scenes between the colonial Spanish and Inca
tribes, uncover gloriously secluded mountain routes and gain
unparalleled perspective of its historically rich city of
Head to the high-altitude Lake Titicaca, Peru's beach
alternative and visit the floating reed islands of the Uros tribe.
For a taste of the country's cosmopolitan hub, Lima's burgeoning
legion of trend-setting restaurants and tantalising cooking courses
will impress even the most discerning foodies.
If you still crave the beach, then combine your trip to Peru
with Brazil's Emerald
Coast for azure waters and sugar-white sand for the ultimate