Peru

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Lima, Peru

Lima is the capital of Peru, in its central costal region.

  • Trip cost: $775 USD
  • Population: 8,900,000
  • Language: Spanish
  • Currency: Nuevo Sol
  • Climate: hot and sunny in summer, cold and cloudy in winter
  • Weather: 18°C – 25°C
  • Fun fact: Lima is the third largest city in the Americas.

Cusco, Peru

Cusco has been designated the Historical Capital of Peru and a World Heritage Site.

  • Trip cost: $805 USD
  • Population: 436,000
  • Language: Spanish
  • Currency: Nuevo Sol
  • Climate: cold and sunny in the day, really cold at night
  • Weather: 5°C – 20°C
  • Fun fact: Machu Picchu was built around 1450, at the height of the Inca Empire.

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