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Peru Motorcycle Tours and 5 Great Reasons to visit Peru

Posted by Sarah Williams on July 14, 2013
Peru motorcycle toursPeru motorcycle tours throughout the Andes Mountains consistently increases in attractiveness and there is little wonder why. The food, culture, history, and panorama, all make for remarkable motorcycle adventures! With many guided motorcycle tours offering the opportunity to visit Machu Picchu in the Andes Mountains, it is listed amongst the “New 7 Wonders of the World.” A location that has incessantly left motorcycle explorers mesmerized!

At an altitude of around 8,000 feet, Machu Picchu is a small town around 44 miles northwest of Cuzco and approximately 3000 feet over the Urubamba Valley. It seems to have been a revered, ritualistic city with a vast observatory. The highest peak in Machu Picchu, is Huayna Picchu, identified as “hitching post of the sun.”      

Ample renting and touring opportunities are offered in the area, leaving from Bolivia, Chile, and naturally, Peru itself. A key dissimilarity in a traveler’s place of departure and return is the sort of motorcycle they prefer to use for their trip.
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The Magnificence of Peru Motorcycle Explorations

In addition, many Peru motorcycle explorations include visits to well known tourist spots like Machu Picchu, Cusco, Puno, and Arequipa. Furthermore, either on the Peruvian or Bolivian side, visitors are fascinated with the beauty of Lake Titicaca, referred to as the highest commercially passable lake on earth and habitat to more captivating landscapes and cultures. Depending on the tour selected, visitors will be using a ferry to cross a minute part of the lake with  motorcycle in tow, along with incredible photo opportunities as well. 

Nazca Lines of PeruAn occasion to view the Nazca Lines, the antediluvian etching and geoglyphs predicted to have been formed between 400 and 650 A.D, along with stunning photo opportunities are an integral part of overhead flights. Additionally, a journey via the Colca Canyon, two-times deeper than the Grand Canyon in the United States and domicile to the gigantic Andean Condors, is observable during flight right after sunrise.

5 Reasons for a Motorcycle Trip to Peru

“We can assure your majesty that it is so beautiful and has such fine buildings that it would even be remarkable in Spain.” These words were spoken by Francisco Pizarro while epitomizing Cuzco in a correspondence to King Charles V of Spain. There is little wonder that experienced motorcycle travelers interested in adventure excursions look to Peru as a must see hotspot, and here are five reasons why.
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1. Unbelievable Landscape: With the Andes Mountains dropped right in the center as if by magic, valleys, colored rock configurations, and peaks are a ubiquitous locale of any tour in Peru. For motorcycle enthusiasts who enjoy twists and turns, they will get their fill on the eccentric Peruvian terrain. 

2. Machu Picchu: Renowned as one of the “7 New Wonders of the World,” is an atypical site that holds its own. At minimum, the intriguing tales of Hiram Bingham reviving Machu Picchu in 1911 through such atrocious terrain are absorbing. Additionally, on a more avant-garde focus of the area, the ambiance and environment of the region is not duplicated anywhere else on the planet. The pictures are superb, but actually being there is magnificent!

Motorcycle Tour Peru3. Culture: Incan civilization, customs, and garb are all vividly a part of Peruvian life, since most of the populace has never ventured beyond the borders of Peru. The Peruvian people are just as curious about others as their visitors are about them, which lead to affable photo opportunities, inquisitive stares, and a whole other world of virtuousness and fascination.            

4. Peruvian Cuisine: Few countries around the world take such pleasure in their cuisine as Peruvians, and this will be observable at nearly every meal! Always developing their originality and meticulousness in preparation, deciding what to eat can be perplexing with so many delicious choices. The cuisine of Peru is engaging to say the least and absolutely scrumptious!

5. Cost: So far, Peru is relatively cheap compared to other parts of South America, and outrageously cheap compared to North America, Europe, and Australia. An appetizing meal can usually be ordered for under $8, sometimes even less than $4. A twin-room hotel in a three to four star hotel in a main city will cost less than $50 per night.

A True Paradise for motorcycle travelers looking for adventure and value!

In spite of where a motorcycle vacationer prefers to begin and end their Peruvian adventure, they can embrace the breathtaking landscape that Peru offers with amazing cultures, and lots of opportunities to not only enjoy the beauty of the culture and people, but also discover the bliss of ingenuousness.

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