7. Paracas National Reserve
Another Peru tourist spot that is popular is the Paracas National Reserve. It is located in the Ica region of Peru and is home to many migratory birds and wild animals.
It was established in 1975 and consists of 827,800 acres (335,000 hectares) of coastal desert, a few islands, and surrounding marine habitats. You can find 65 archaeological sites in this reserve. It also sustains an impressive number and variety of animals, including whales, dolphins, Humboldt penguins, orcas, and leatherback and hawksbill turtles. In addition, the reserve also has stunning beaches with redding shores.
8. Colca Canyon
An undoubtedly mesmerizing and wonderful tourist spot, Colca Canyon should be on your Peru itinerary. It is the world's second-most canyon, with a depth of about 1000 - 2000 m (3300 - 6600 ft). This is the reason, it comes third in Peru vacation spots.
The canyon also has some intriguing remnants of the Incan empire. Besides, the nearby Colca valley is inhabited by people of the Collagua and the Cabana cultures. You can visit their villages to experience their unique culture and traditions. You can also shop craft material as Colca is known for goods knitted from baby alpaca fibre and a unique form of embroidery that adorns skirts (polleras), vests, hats, etc.,
9. Manu Rainforest
Manu Rainforest is your ticket to witness the grandeur of the Amazon Rainforest. One of the largest p/rotected areas in the world, it was established on 19 May 1973 during the dictatorship of General Juan Velasco. It consists of much of the Peruvian Amazon's greatest flora and fauna. You can watch colourful macaws, Tyra, tapir, and river otters easily. If you are lucky, you can even see jaguars and white-tailed deer.
As for the plants, there are more than 4385 identified species of plant and 250 tree species in one hectare. There is also a "Manu Mystery Plant,". It is a small tree with tiny white flowers and bright orange fruit.
Due to the diverse and rich flora and fauna, it was recognized as a Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO in 1977. Later, in 1987, it was also recognized as a World Heritage Site. In simple words, this forest is nothing less than a paradise on earth for nature admirers.