This high plateau covered in unusual rock formations and reports of UFO sightings makes for out-of-this-world weekend camping.
An attractive little colonial town, known as La Perla de los Andes, is famous for its fantastic Easter Sunday procession and associated flower “paintings” that carpet the roads.
3 San Pedro de Cajas
This scenic and remote village is home to many craftspeople who produce some of Peru’s superb modern weavings.
4 Huancayo–Huancavelica train
The last remaining working railroad in the region, this breathtaking high-altitude train journey is one of the finest in the world.
One of the most traditional and architecturally fascinating cities in the Peruvian Andes – renowned for around forty impressive churches as well as boisterous religious fiestas.
6 Temple of Kotosh
Over 4000 years old, this impressive site’s massive stone constructions suggest that complicated stonework began here centuries before anywhere else in the Americas.