Things to know during your visit to PERU
Surely you have heard of Peru through a friend, on television or reading an article in a magazine or ina post on face book or in web. If after having thought so much, finally decided to pick up suitcases and go on vacation to Peru, you should know that Peru is a region with a great biological and cultural diversity that you will love, all its visitors do it from the first day.
The Peruvian Amazon, the high summits in the Andes, the varied gastronomy, the warmth of its people and its millennial history; Are just some of the reasons that make Peru the favorite destination for travelers. To make this experience the best of your memories, you must take into consideration those details, which as a tourist, will improve your trip:
Capital of Peru: Lima is the capital a very large and modern city in Peru is the most populated city that is near to the Pacific Ocean but the most popular and cosmopolitan is Cusco.
Peruvian currency: The new sun is the currency of the country inti success, but it is also very usual to use the dollar and in smaller amount the euro.
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Prepare yourself according to season or weather. As a traveler you must take into account that Peru is divided into three geographical regions that are differentiated by the Peruvian current and its territorial condition: coast, sierra and jungle. The best dates to travel are: on the coast the summer months (December to March), in the sierra and jungle the months that go from May to September.
Regardless of the time of year and place you visit on your trip to Peru, it is advisable to bring warm clothing, large trousers, cotton t-shirts, mountain shoes, sports shoes, a good sunscreen and a hat (for sun and for cold). you can see the actual wheater pronostic by city
Peruvian gastronomy: You will love the ceviche (seafood). it is very recommended this dish, is the most popular in Peru and ideal for any visitor to try. It is asy to consume, from street stalls to elegant restaurants. other dishes includes nutritive food like: Maca, quinoa, Kiwicha, anchoveta, guanabana, sweet potato, lucuma, etc.
The Ancient Peruvians: The Incas were one of the main cultures in the country’s expanse but in addition there were other Peruvian cultures also important. For this reason it recommends to visit and to know other cultures too like the culture Paracas and Mochica,the culture Chachapoyas to the north of the country nazca to the south of the country.
Drinks of Peru: in our country there is a variety of drinks in each region among which we can stand out
to pisco, wine, chicha, frutillada, 7 Roots, RC, etc. About the consumption of Pisco. To which it catalogs like the most representative drink of Peru, and describes like grape brandy, available in several brands and prices. It is also advisable to take it in cocktails like pisco sour, for beginners in this type of drink. Also, recommends the Cusqueña beer as a good and refreshing option.
The best healers: in Peru emphasize the ancestral knowledge, the Incas and especially the shamans learned the knowledge of the cultures conquered which acquired mystical powers and knowledge of healing of the plants of each region, coast, mountain and jungle.