Peru in 10 Days at a Glance
Set your sights on the birthplace of the Inca Empire on a ten-day expedition to Peru. You can climb to great heights in the Andes Mountains and uncover the breathtaking remnants of ancient civilizations. You can also bite into crisp layers of Peru's beloved ceviche and immerse yourself in the culture of the Uros people at Puno and Lake Titicaca. Adventure awaits you on this unforgettable journey to Peru.
The coastal region includes cities like Lima and Paracas, the desert region includes Huacachina in the Ica province, and the Andes Mountains include cities like Cusco, Arequipa, and Chinchero (Sacred Valley). The Amazon Rainforest includes popular national parks, such as Manu National Park and Tambomachay.
The climate of Peru is mild. The Andean region of Peru experiences a rainy season between November and March each year.
The population of Peru is about 33 million people.
Roman Catholicism is the prominent religion in Peru.
The official language of Peru is Spanish. In the Andean region of Peru, the indigenous Quechua language is also widely spoken.
The Peruvian Sol is the official national currency. Peru operates largely on a cash economy, although credit cards are typically accepted in large cities and at major five-star hotels and restaurants.