The town of Urubamba in Peru has a rich history and is home to many fascinating ruins, giving you an intriguing insight into Peruvian culture and cuisine. Explore the impressive, concentric terraces of Moray, one of the Incan empire's agricultural research centres. Travel through picturesque farmland dominated by the Vilcabamba mountain range and towards salt mines at Maras, where you’ll find hundreds of hillside salt pools dating back to Incan times. Urubamba's food scene is nothing short of impressive. The locals love to eat, and their favourite dishes are often a mix of indigenous Andean ingredients combined with Spanish flavours.
Among the many traditional Peruvian dishes on local menus, you will find ceviche (raw fish marinated in lemon juice), anticuchos (skewered beef hearts), tacu tacu (a rice-and-beans dish with vegetables) and alpaca stew. Try a cooking class or trekking tour to experience local fruits like passionfruit and papaya plucked fresh from the tree and visit a shaman who will teach you about medicinal plants used by locals for centuries. For a truly exhilarating experience, take to the sky on a hang glider or paraglider.

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