Peru Bucket List

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Peru, Peru Bucket List


  • Trek to Machu Picchu
  • Hike the Salkantay Trek
  • Walk the Incan trail.
  • Dive into Peruvian Cuisine in Lima.
  • Bask in the beauty of Humantay Lake.
  • Take photos of Rainbow Mountain.
  • Go ATV riding through the mountains. 
  • Visit the Chinchero Market
  • Take a riverboat cruise through the Amazon Rainforest.
  • Go to an animal sanctuary
  • Buy a Peruvian poncho
  • Fly over the Nazca Lines.
  • Go on a boat ride in Lima.
  • Sandboard in Huacachina.
  • Explore Colca Canyon.
  • Hike the Choquequirao trek.
  • Experience a Homestay on Amantani Island
  • Swim with sea lions.
  • Hike up to Huayna Picchu.
  • See the floating islands of Lake Titicaca.
  • Relax on a beach in Mancora
Peru, Peru Bucket List


  • Devour cuy (a Peruvian delicacy)
  • Drink a pisco sour
  • Buy street food from a market
  • Chew on coca leaves
  • Eat ceviche
  • Eat lomo saltado (was my favorite meal after a hike!)
  • Save room for papas a la huancaina
  • Try alpaca steak
  • Enjoy pollo a la brasa
  • Taste anticuchos from a street food vendor
  • Nourish with quinoa soup
  • Spice it up with rocoto relleno
  • Sip on chicha morada (another hiking favorite)
  • Munch on cancha
  • Delight in suspiro a la limeña
  • Enjoy panettone at Christmas
  • Savor turrón de Doña Pepa
  • Try tacu tacu
  • Indulge in tamales
  • Taste leche de tigre
  • Experience papa a la huancaína
Peru, Peru Bucket List


  • Go camping in the Andes. 
  • Climb up to the Skylodge Adventure Suites (Sacred Valley)
  • Stay close to iconic landmarks at Belmond Sanctuary Lodge (Machu Picchu)
  • Work with the locals at Sol y Luna (Sacred Valley)
  • Enjoy the view at Titilaka (Lake Titicaca)
  • Stay in an old manor at Inkaterra La Casona (Cusco)
  • Live in luxury at Hotel Paracas, A Luxury Collection Resort (Paracas)
  • Stay in the heart of Cusco at JW Marriott El Convento, Cusco (Cusco)
  • Stay at the quirky Atemporal (Lima)
  • Explore the local gardens at El Albergue Ollantaytambo (Sacred Valley)
  • Enjoy the white ambiance of Cirqa (Arequipa)
  • Chill out at Balsa Surf Camp (Máncora)
  • Seek out the unique Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel (Sacred Valley)
  • Swim in the pool of Tambo del Inka (Sacred Valley)
  • Sleep in luxury and comfort at Aranwa Cusco Boutique Hotel (Cusco)
  • See the infamous canyon at Las Casitas, A Belmond Hotel (Colca Canyon)

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