Take a trip to Chile, and visit the sights of Santiago before setting off on a flight to one of the most mysteriously beautiful places in the World, Easter Island.
This introduction to Peru’s other civilizations aims to balance the one-sided vision of Peruvian history and inspire a visit to pre-Inca ruin sites scattered across Peru.
Most people hike the Inca Trail to see the world famous Machu Picchu. But what you may not realize is that the journey to the citadel is strewn with fascinating Inca ruins and splendid archeological complexes.
You should not dismiss Lima so quickly as there are a few noteworthy sites in the city and around that will be of interest to many history lovers.
Interested in Peru beyond Macchu Picchu? Check out archaeological wonders of northern Peru and learn about pre-Incan civilizations.