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3 Top Guided Walks in Peru

April 23, 2012 | Comments: 0 | Views: 131

There are many great wilderness locations in Peru for guided walks but the following ones definitely rank among the best.These are locations that give you pleasant walks, beautiful scenery, and excellent opportunities to enjoy the great outdoors.Take some time to explore these great guided walks in Peru and see why they are considered some of the absolute best.

Sacred Valley Treks

You have a wide range of options when it comes to treks in the Sacred Valley, and some of the most popular are those that lie within the scenic Urubamba countryside.You can use Yucay and Ollantaytambo, both located in the Urubamba countryside, as bases for your guided walks in Peru.These and other options abound so that you can take hikes of varying lengths. One of the most gorgeous hikes that you want to consider is the one that goes from the Inca site, known as Moray, all the way to the Salineras salt mines.It is a sightseeing walk of great beauty and no one should miss it.

Colca Canyon Hiking

Colca Canyon is another destination that should definitely be on your radar.One of the favourites for those visiting this canyon is the hike that goes down into the canyon.This particular one can be done from the Cruz del Condor lookout.Again, this is a setting that offers a variety of options so that you may partake of extra long hikes if that is your pleasure, or shorter ones if those are more your style.You can even walk from one village that is located in the valley to the next village in the valley if you so choose.If you feel like you have had enough walks in Peru for one day and want another method of transportation around this area, then you can always opt to travel on horseback instead!

Volcano And Mountain Climbs In The Arequipa Area

There are many chances for serious climbers to show what they can do on volcano and mountain climbs in the Arequipa area, but there are some paths that are ideal for those who are not practiced climbers as well.Some of the most popular climbs available in this area include El Misti and Chachani.For those who are true climbers and adventurers the peaks of Coropuna and Ampato Volcano will provide a suitable challenge - but these are only meant for those whose climbing skills are top notch.However, the easier options are there too - it all depends on your level of fitness and your desire.

These are without a doubt some of the best guided walks in Peru.They show you the landscapes of the country, and in doing so allow you to take in some of the best nature sights in the world.

Tony Maniscalco is the Sales and Marketing Manager for Ramblers Worldwide Holidays. For walks in Peru see our incredible selection. Join us to experience scenic locations & landscapes at the best value prices. We offer over 250 guided group walking holidays in over 65 different countries.

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