Popular Cities in Peru

Top cities in Peru, page 1, based on popularity among TravBuddy members.

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Lima #1 most popular location
South America is packed with adventure destinations. However, when it comes time to picking the perfect place to start, Lima offers what many consider to be the ultimate South American city …
1,185travelers 418reviews 508blogs
Cusco #2 most popular location
This ancient capital of the Incan Empire and a World Heritage Site since 1983, Cusco—or Cuzco as it is commonly known—is a Peruvian city in the Urubamba region of the Andes Mountains nest…
301travelers 194reviews 299blogs
Arequipa #3 most popular location
Arequipa is an essential stop in the Peru tourist trail. Arequipa sits in a seemingly dangerous location, propped up between three towering volcanoes, and has a whitewashed, almost Mediterran…
80travelers 51reviews 89blogs
Machu Picchu #4 most popular location
The astonishing site of Machu Picchu has recently become one of the most talked about travel destinations in the world. Situated 2,350 meters above sea level in a seemingly impossibly…
1,121travelers 49reviews 123blogs
Puno #5 most popular location
A Peruvian city noted for its proximity to one of the country’s must-see sights, Lake Titicaca, Puno is widely – and correctly – touted as simply a place to lay your head, with days inv…
24travelers 30reviews 80blogs
Nazca #6 most popular location
Home to a culture that was undiscovered by the modern world until the latter part of the 19th century, Nazca is a town along the southern coast of Peru that is world-renowned for the famous N…
28travelers 24reviews 38blogs
Aguas Calientes #7 most popular location
Aguas Calientes is best known as the ending train station on the trip from Cusco to Machu Picchu. As one would expect with the "Gateway to Machu Picchu", it has developed into a town that bas…
3travelers 28reviews 45blogs
Iquitos #8 most popular location
Iquitos is in the Amazonas region of Peru. This is not to be confused with the Department Amazonas where Chachapoyas is located. Iquitos is the capital of the vast Department of Loreto, which…
39travelers 40reviews 37blogs
Trujillo #9 most popular location
Trujillo, the third largest city of Peru, is located on the northwestern coast of Peru. It is known as "La Ciudad de la Eterna Primavera" (The City of Everlasting Spring) because of its beaut…
31travelers 11reviews 23blogs
Ollantaytambo #10 most popular location
Ollantaytambo is a town located in Peru's "Sacred Valley" and is about 40 miles northwest of Cusco on the route to Macchu Pichu. It is located at a fairly lofty altitude of 9,200 feet and th…
3travelers 12reviews 27blogs
Mancora #11 most popular location
If you are looking for a place in Peru where it's always sunny and you can enjoy the beach, waves and also nightlife; Mancora is for you. Located in the north of the country, Mancora offer…
23travelers 34reviews 25blogs
Huacachina #12 most popular location
One of the smallest towns in Peru, roughly an hour in from the rugged Pacific coastline, Huacachina is an oasis in the middle of a desert, surrounded by massive sand dunes and a mystical aura…
4travelers 18reviews 27blogs
Urubamba #13 most popular location
4travelers 11reviews 4blogs
Ica #14 most popular location
It was founded in 1563 by Spanish conquistador Gerónimo Luis de Cabrera. The city is located on the Ica River about 300 km to the south of Lima along the desert coast of southern Peru. Fu…
12travelers 16reviews 9blogs
Huaraz #15 most popular location
18travelers 10reviews 34blogs
Machupicchu #16 most popular location
7travelers 5reviews
Paracas #17 most popular location
Gorgious and peacefull. Make sure you make a sandbuggy trip through the dessert (a speed - car) and you visit the beautiful Ballesta - Islands.
1travelers 11reviews 8blogs
Chivay #18 most popular location
Chivay is a small town in Peru, some 12,000 feet above sea level. This is an amazingly beautiful town with hot spring swimming pools and proximity to the wonderful Colca Canyon. Of particula…
2travelers 9reviews 21blogs
Miraflores #19 most popular location
7travelers 18reviews 10blogs
Puerto Maldonado #20 most popular location
Puerto Maldonado is a city in Peru. It's located in south-east of Peru, 55km from the Bolivian border and it's the capital of the Madre de Dios region. The population is around 50.000 Th…
3travelers 6reviews 18blogs
Pisco #21 most popular location
Beautiful city and very nice people.
1travelers 3reviews 9blogs
Pisac #22 most popular location
Pisac is a small Peruvian village on the Urubamba River, some forty five minutes from Cusco. The village is well known for its huge market every Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday. However, the…
2travelers 10reviews 14blogs
Chiclayo #23 most popular location
LOCATION, EXTENSION AND POPULATION: The department of Lambayeque is located in the north western region in Perú. With an extension of 13, 736 km², it limits to the north with Piura, to the …
19travelers 2reviews 9blogs
Tarapoto #24 most popular location
10travelers 17reviews 10blogs
Colca Canyon #25 most popular location
There seems to be universal recognition that the Colca Canyon, in Peru is the world's deepest canyon. It is certainly much deeper than the better known Grand Canyon, in the United States. The…
3travelers 28blogs
Huanchaco #26 most popular location
Huanchaco is small coastal village few kilometers from Trujillo, nested on the beach under Peruvian coastal desert. It is famous as one of the world's most ancient spots for surfing and for o…
7travelers 6reviews 8blogs
Huancayo #27 most popular location
6travelers 19reviews 16blogs
Chachapoyas #28 most popular location
Chachapoyas Land of the "Cloud People". Capital of Amazonas is the doorway of adventure into a world of lost civilizations and ancient ruins. Snowcapped volcanoes and glacier mountain peaks b…
1travelers 3reviews 10blogs
Piura #29 most popular location
10travelers 2reviews 7blogs
Lake Titicaca #30 most popular location
12travelers 1reviews 10blogs
Sacred Valley #31 most popular location
The Sacred Valley of the Incas is a valley in the Andes of Peru, close to the Inca Capital of Peru. Fed by numerous rivers which descend through adjoining valleys and gorges, and contains num…
5travelers 2reviews 5blogs
Cajamarca #32 most popular location
Cajamarca is the place where famous ransom in gold and silver was paid by last Inca emperor to Francisco Pizarro and his conquistadors. Ransom room is the only building left from Inca period …
11travelers 4reviews 9blogs
Colca #33 most popular location
This is one of the most beautiful parts of Peru. Make sure you leave very early to see Condors and it is also very important that you chew a lot of coca - leaves. When you go from Arequipa to…
4reviews 8blogs
Callao #34 most popular location
6travelers 6reviews 11blogs
Tambopata #35 most popular location
1travelers 2reviews 4blogs
Machu #36 most popular location
121travelers 2reviews 2blogs
Barranco District #37 most popular location
1travelers 8reviews 8blogs
Lambayeque #38 most popular location
1travelers 4reviews 1blogs
Yanque #39 most popular location
2reviews 1blogs
Huancavelica #40 most popular location
1travelers 6reviews 3blogs
Macchu Picchu #41 most popular location
116travelers 1reviews 3blogs
Pucallpa #42 most popular location
7travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Taquile #43 most popular location
Taquile is an island on lake Titicaca and is accesable from Puno by boat. The island is 5km long, 1 km wide and in aproximatly 2000 people live there. It has unique culture diferent from P…
2blogs
Colan #44 most popular location
1travelers 3reviews
Cabanaconde #45 most popular location
7blogs
Tumbes #46 most popular location
1travelers 2blogs
Miraflores District #47 most popular location
4travelers 2reviews 15blogs
Juliaca #48 most popular location
1reviews 2blogs
Amantani #49 most popular location
4blogs
Maras #50 most popular location
1reviews
Puerto Inca #51 most popular location
1reviews
Choquequirao #52 most popular location
Choquequirao (Southern Quechua: Chuqi K'iraw, "Cradle of Gold" or Choqek'iraw) is a ruined Inca city in south Peru, similar in structure and architecture to Machu Picchu. The ruins are bu…
2travelers 3reviews
Ayacucho #53 most popular location
Ayacucho is a large city in the Peruvian Andes about 7 hours by bus removed from Lima. From here, you can take day trips into the surrounding mountains to visit local sights of historical imp…
5travelers 3blogs
San Isidro #54 most popular location
2travelers 3reviews
Satipo #55 most popular location
Satipo is a Destiny in Centran Jungle of Peru (Amazon Rainforest), is about 9 hours from Lima in Bus. You can visit Waterfalls, Ancestral Communities (Ashaninkas, Nomatsiguengas, others),Tre…
1travelers 1reviews
Abancay #56 most popular location
Abancay is the capital of Apurimac. It is located in a beautiful valley of white lilies and is famous for its colorful carnival. Also it has one of the best weathers in Highlands. Abancay…
1travelers 2reviews 1blogs
Moray #57 most popular location
Moray is a site with Inca ruins close to Maras in the Sacred Valley of the Incas. The Moray is an Incan agricultural experiment. Historians presume that these concentric circles were used as …
1travelers 1reviews 2blogs
Barranco #58 most popular location
1reviews
Tacna #59 most popular location
Tacna is a bordertown of Peru, and frequently visited by Chileans from Arica and by tourists travelling between Peru and Chile. The city center's square is famous and can be found on Peruvian…
2travelers 4blogs
Los Organos #60 most popular location
Los Organos is also a beach small town, just a few minutes from Mancora. Not many things to do here besides: enjoying the beach! This is the perfect place to relax and forget about the cha…
1reviews 2blogs
Asia #61 most popular location
3travelers 1reviews
Barranca departamento de Lima #62 most popular location
1reviews
Amazonas #63 most popular location
9travelers 1reviews
Inca Trail #64 most popular location
12travelers 7blogs
Lares #65 most popular location
3blogs
Punchana #66 most popular location
1reviews 2blogs
Caraz #67 most popular location
10blogs
San Borja #68 most popular location
1reviews 1blogs
Pacasmayo #69 most popular location
1reviews
Caral #70 most popular location
2travelers 1reviews 2blogs
Surco #71 most popular location
5travelers 1reviews
Chorrillos #72 most popular location
3reviews
Santa Teresa #73 most popular location
2blogs
Ollaytantambo #74 most popular location
2blogs
Yunguyo #75 most popular location
The town of Yunguyo is largely uneventful. It is a bordertown, used to cross into Bolivia, or from Bolivia into Peru. Other than that there is absolutely no reason to come here. From Yu…
1reviews 1blogs
Salkantay Trek #76 most popular location
5blogs
Chinchero #77 most popular location
1blogs
Zorritos #78 most popular location
1blogs
Tamshiyacu #79 most popular location
1blogs
Yucay #80 most popular location
1blogs
Rimac #81 most popular location
4reviews 9blogs
Winay Wayna #82 most popular location
1reviews 1blogs
Concepcion #83 most popular location
This little town is located between Huancayo and Jauja. It's very easy to reach it when you are driving from Jauja to Huancayo or vice versa. There's not much to do there, besides to visi…
1blogs
Ferrenafe #84 most popular location
1reviews
Chucuito #85 most popular location
1reviews 1blogs
Jauja #86 most popular location
1reviews 1blogs
Lachocc #87 most popular location
1reviews 1blogs
Islas Ballestas #88 most popular location
1blogs
huacho lima #89 most popular location
1reviews
Coporaque #90 most popular location
1blogs
Salaverry #91 most popular location
1reviews 1blogs
Sillustani #92 most popular location
2blogs
The Inca Trail #93 most popular location
4blogs
Andahuaylas #94 most popular location
2blogs
Lobitos #95 most popular location
1blogs
Machupichu #96 most popular location
21travelers 1blogs
Yurimaguas #97 most popular location
1blogs
Cañete #98 most popular location
1reviews
Pedro Ruiz #99 most popular location
Pedro Ruiz is small town on the crossroads between Chachapoyas (around 1 hour away), Tarapoto (7 hours away) and Bagua Grande (1 hour away). It is good place to catch buses passing trough, or…
1reviews
Huachipa #100 most popular location
1reviews