Peru is a megadiverse country situated in South America. On its pacific coast lies its largest city and capital, Lima. This country is full of natural beauty, rich in biological diversity and has a broad array of landscapes and ecosystems.
Peru is also home to the ancient Inca city and UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Machu Picchu, which is also known as “The Lost City of the Incas”. You can also find here the Ausangate Mountain, also known as the rainbow mountains, the world’s highest navigable lake, Lake Titicaca, and ancient geoglyphs, the Nazca lines.
The world’s largest rainforest and home to more than 40,000 plant species and 1,300 bird species, the Amazon rainforest, covers almost 60% of Peru’s land area. Amazon river, the largest river in the world, is also known to start in Peru.
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