Peru is a country with a great variety of climates and landscapes of exotic nature, where there are archaeological remains of great historical value, making it a paradise for those who love nature. Peru has the largest number of protected natural areas in the world, covering 14 percent of the country’s territory also includes several areas declared by UNESCO as a Natural and Cultural Heritage of Humanity, as the Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu and Chavin.
Peru offers the tourist a visit privilege to enjoy a diverse nature, it is one of the countries with the greatest biodiversity in the world with 84 geographical areas of life of the 117 that exist in the world, has 62 parks, natural areas shaped by , reserves, sanctuaries, reserved areas, national and historical sanctuaries, game reserves and protection forests.
Peru has many species of exotic birds from around the world, to date there have been 1 820 species of which 300 are endemic have not been seen elsewhere in the world. birdwatching enthusiasts find in Peru to observe the place of the most spectacular and beautiful birds on earth, rare birds and original.
Peru also possesses a great variety of orchids that are estimated at 3 000 species present in the territory, some of them grow in the tropical forests of the ridge of mountains and cloud forests.
In the Peruvian coast from the north starting in Tumbes, there are beautiful beaches, rolling hills, wide concourses and rugged mountains, Tumbes notable for the attractive not only for its beaches but also because of the extensive mangrove forest where the sea and the river form a unique atmosphere, hosting a variety of aquatic invertebrates.
In the area of the eastern Andes is the Abiseo River National Park where there are a number of petroglyphs in Mameria Pusharo Ruins archaeological remains that there have not been studied. The Pacaya Samiria, is another attraction that offers travelers Peru to nature lovers, is the largest natural area and protected is also known as the Forest of Mirrors, there the visitor can enjoy boating by rivers and Samiria Pacaya.
Another major park is the Parque de la Cordillera Azul, located in the transition area between the Andes and the Amazon, its importance is due to the biological diversity existing in the area and is shared by four regions, which have been recognized as the third largest national park.
In the center of Peru is, Huascaran National Park declared a World Heritage in the year 1985, located in the center of the highest tropical mountain chain in the world, developed in it different species like the condor, vicuna, white-tailed deer, the Andean fox and many other important species.
In southern Peru is the Manu National Park, also declared a World Heritage Site, in many tribes that inhabit it have no contact with the world, there are 20 000 species of plants, 1 200 species of birds and 200 species of mammals and many reptiles, amphibians and insects.
In the Region of Puno is located in the Titicaca National Reserve, where the vast beauty of the landscape is lovely in her live 100 species of land birds and waterfowl, many of which are migratory, the reeds growing on it is the habitat for five species native.
Enjoy your trip to Peru!