The Cordillera Vilcanota is a mountain range in southeastern Peru that constitutes one of the southern branches of the Cordillera Occidental. Vinicunca, or "Rainbow Mountain," is a natural landmark. Ausangate, with significance in Incan mythology, is the tallest peak in the range.
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Natural Landmarks in Peru
Colca Canyon, River and Valley (Peru) The Editor Tue, 06/25/2019 - 13:05
The Colca Canyon is a canyon of the Colca River in southern Peru, known for the soaring Andean Condors that can be seen throughout the year. The Colca Valley is a colorful Andean valley with pre-Inca roots and an area of astounding scenic beauty.
Huacachina Oasis: City of Ica (Peru) The Editor Sat, 09/05/2020 - 15:30
Huacachina is a village built around a small desert lagoon. This natural oasis is surrounded by sand dunes in what is often referred to as the "Ica Desert." The city of Ica lies along the desert coast of southern Peru. Ica, as well as Huacachina, is famous for its Pisco.
Lake Titicaca (Bolivia, Peru) The Editor Thu, 04/04/2019 - 18:18
Lake Titicaca is a large, deep lake located at the northern end of the Altiplano basin, on the border of Peru and Bolivia. Lying high up in the Andes at 12,500 ft, it is the world's highest navigable lake. By volume of water and by surface area, it is the largest lake in South America.
Manú National Park and Biosphere Reserve is a world-renowned haven of biodiversity, at the meeting point of the Tropical Andes and the Amazon Basin in southwestern Peru. A vast, isolated watershed, the still-roadless property has been spared from most human impacts.