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Peru

Peru

On this virtual voyage through the Peru, learn about the country’s ancient indigenous roots and how they connect to the modern day country and its rich and vibrant culture.

Travel and Adventure

Peru Country Overview by Rustic Pathways
Learn about the country’s culture and history, local language and foods.

A to Z: Everything You Need to Know About Traveling to Peru
A collection of Peruvian quirks and attractions from A to Z to give you a window into life in Peru.

Capture: Peru
Moments in time captured by a Rustic photographer in the Sacred Valley and Lake Titicaca regions of Peru.

The Peru Experience
When people hear “Peru” they almost immediately think of Machu Picchu, but there is so much more to this country than that. Culture, geography, nature – Peru has it all.

Peru’s Top 10 Adventures
From the highest peaks to jungle or beach, Peru offers an amazing variety of adventures for the brave adventurer.

Stream

Folklorico Music of Peru
Traditional sounds of Peru.

History

In Search of an Inca: Identity and Utopia in the Andes
A dense, informative account on the Incan influence on building the identity of the Andean peoples.

Sacred Valley Project
One of the most pressing issues in Peru today is accessibility to education for Peruvian girls. Watch this video to learn more about one of our longest standing partners in addressing this issue.

Girl Rising: Peru
Meet Senna and see what her life is like in Peru.

Rustic in Peru

Photos from Rustic travelers

Rustic Programs in Peru

Eat

Best Street Food in Peru
Take a look at all the amazing dishes that Peru has to offer.

Make Lomo Saltado
Make one of the most famous national dishes in Peru, lomo saltado. An excellent example of chifa, a traditional cuisine that combines Peruvian and Chinese flavors.

Do

Learn Quechua on Your Own
Quechua is an indigenous language to the Andes, and is an official language in Peru, Ecuador, and Bolivia with roots that go back hundreds of years.

Make Peruvian Thread Earrings
Learn how to make your own beautiful Peruvian fashion statement in this short video.