Peuru has three unique climate zones, including the tropical climate in the Amazon jungle, the arid desert climate in the west and the Andean highlands in the center of the country.
These two cities offer magnificent architecture, stunning views of the Andes, and an exciting mix of traditional and modern culture.
There is nothing about Iquitos that makes it comparable to another vacation.
In towns big and small, definitely off the beaten path and behind unmarked doorways are the giant communal ovens of Peru.
It may not be possible to visit all the countries on the continent, but check out these highlights on your South American vacation.
No matter what, you’ll enjoy the unique experience of living, sleeping and eating in the rainforest and if you’re really lucky you might get up-close and personal with a few of the amazing animals living there with you.
One man’s experience taking the Hiram Bingham train service to Machu Picchu.