If you’re checking out Peru for a vacation, you’ve probably seen pictures of Vinicunca, or Rainbow Mountain, the otherworldly kaleidoscopic mountainside just a few hours outside Cusco. But where is Palcoyo Mountain, a lesser-known (but equally beautiful) alternative to Vinicunca?
The Inti Raymi Festival in Peru may be the closest one can come in the 21st century to experiencing the real culture of an ancient society.
Here is a special 9-day Vacation Package, featuring Cusco, the Sacred Valley and a private guided tour of Machu Picchu, and culminating with the Virgen de Candelaria Festival in Puno on the shores of Lake Titicaca.
The interview subject is Carlos Landauro, Peru’s chief of Foreign Commerce and Tourism for the Cusco region, and what he’s describing sounds big… really, really big.
Cusco was chosen as Central and South America’s “Best Place to Visit” and “Best Affordable Vacation” in this year’s world travel ranking by U.S. News & World Report.