Your weekly Journey Agenda: Discover Peru from residence

As lockdown begins to ease for many people and we begin to consider getting again on the street in 2021, we’re taking you on an armchair journey with digital tour of Peru!

Strive before you purchase with digital journeys to Machu Picchu, Lima road artwork excursions, and 360° museum visits. Plus, as a result of we prefer to stir issues up a bit, a Pisco Bitter cocktail making class.

Climb Machu Picchu

Pretend it ‘til you make it. All of the views with none of the thigh burn or four-day sock stench, discover the traditional metropolis of Machu Picchu with this interactive tour. (We’re joking in regards to the Inca Path, it’s epic. Be sure you plan forward and add the true factor to your 2021 escape plan).

Transcend the icons

So, Machu Picchu will be the ‘Justin’ or ‘Beyoncé’ of Peru, however what about Nick? Or Kelly? Okay, sufficient of the Backstreet Boys and Future’s Youngster analogies. Simply promise to take a look at these incredible places in Peru that AREN’T Machu Picchu. Like this oasis close to Ica…

Learn or watch this

No journey to Latin America (actual or digital) can be full with out studying or watching The Motorbike Diaries. Documenting Che Guevara’s journey throughout the continent, it’s his journey by means of Peru and to Machu Picchu that may be a turning level in his path to revolution.

… whereas consuming this

As you’d anticipate from a cocktail containing a fermented grape brandy liquor and an egg white, the origins of Peru’s nationwide cocktail are a bit foggy. Nevertheless, the style is wonderful. Combine issues up with this fast Pisco Bitter cocktail class from our friends over at Contiki.

Glass of pisco sour in front of scenic plaza in Peru

Do a road artwork tour

The partitions of most South American cities are well-known for his or her coloration, artistry and storytelling. Lima isn’t any exception. The primary Latin American Road Artwork Competition was held in Lima in 2012, and turned the streets of Miraflores into a canvas for 30 artists from throughout the continent.

Have an evening in

… on the museum. Peru has an interesting mixture of tradition, with customs and traditions inherited from their Inca heritage, combined with Spanish, African and Chinese language influences and settlers. Courtesy of Peru’s Ministry of Tradition, now you can take 360° trips around 20 major museums.

Watch this video

Carry on the panpipes! A part of National Geographic’s Short Film Showcase, this six-minute movie takes you from the heights of the Andes all the way down to the floating islands of Lake Titicaca. Plus, there’s an superior alpaca floppy-fringe-in-a-wind-machine second at 2:47 minutes.

Group of llamas

Prepared for the true factor? Go to our Peru destination guide or name for a chat. We’re WFH and are on name for 2021 journey planning and cyber hugs.

For those who’re pondering of touring in 2020 or 2021, be sure to take a look at our recommendation about touring round COVID-19 here.