The 4-day Inca trail hike to Machu Picchu forms part of many people’s motivation to visit Peru. The ancient city and unique and ingenious architecture is worth the walk! The Sacred Valley and Cusco are a great base camp to acclimatise in before you start!
The Amazon river begins in Peru and a safari along the river will have you deep in the raonforest scouting for monkeys, caiman, piranhas and pink river dolphins
Visit the manatee refuge in Iquitos on the banks of the Amazon. Often taken in temporarily as pets the manatees struggle to survive when they are released back into the wild. The Manatee refuge gets them slowly equipped to fend for themselves again.
Iquitos the capital of the Peruvian Amazon is the largest city in the world not reachable by road.