Peru - Holidays, Flights and Hotels
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Peru is bordered by Ecuador and Colombia on the north, Brazil to the east, and Bolivia and Chile to the southeast and south, respectively. To the west lies the Pacific Ocean. Eastern Peru consists mostly of the moist tropical jungles of the Amazon Rain Forest, the largest on Earth.
In the southeast along the border with Bolivia lies Lake Titicaca - the highest navigable lake in the world. The Altiplano plateau is a dry basin located along the slopes of the Andes in southeastern Peru. Along the border with Chile, the Atacama Desert is the driest place on the planet.
The Pacific Ocean is home to a large amount and variety of fish life. The Sechura Desert is located in northwestern Peru along the Pacific coastline.
The main rivers of the Peru include the Ucayali, Marañón, Amazon (which is formed by the confluence of the Marañón and the Ucayali), Putumayo, Pastaza, Napo, Jurua, and the Purus.
The largest cities include Lima (the capital and the economic and cultural centre), Arequipa, Trujillo, Chiclayo, Callao (a suburb of Lima), Piura, Iquitos, Chimbote, Huancayo, Cusco (the capital of the ancient Inca Empire), Pucallpa, and Cajamarca.
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From the ruins scattered across the Sacred Valley to the lost city of Machu Picchu, Peru is absolutely brimming with impressive Inca ruins. We love acting the part of Indiana Jones on our Peru holiday, exploring the magical wonders of forgotten temples, ancient tombs, and ruined fortresses on display throughout this spellbinding country. Trek the famous Inca Trail or head off the beaten track to see the archaeological sites of Sechín or Chanquillo.
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Public Holidays in Peru
New Year's Day January 1
Good Friday and Easter Sunday Easter
Labour Day - May 1
Saint Peter, Saint Paul - June 29
Independence Day - July 28, July 29
Saint Rose of Lima - August 30
Naval Battle of Angamos - October 8
All Saints' Day - November 1
Immaculate Conception - December 8
Christmas Day - December 25