Peru boasts some of the most spectacular and varied scenery in South America. As a true "Open-Air Museum", Peru arguably has no equal. Heir to enigmatic ancient cultures and a rich colonial tradition, enveloped by some of the richest biodiversities of Earth, renders Peru as simply fascinating. Peru is home to an array of mysterious archeological riddles such as Machu Picchu and Nazca drawings. Here one may visit the Peruvian Andes, arguably the most beautiful on the continent, are home to millions of highland Indians who still speak the ancient tongue of Quechua and maintain a traditional way of life or travel to the verdant Amazon Basin, occupying half of Peru and is one of the world's top 10 biodiversity 'hot spots' - a species-rich area of tropical rain forest. Along the coastal deserts you'll find huge rolling dunes, farmland oases and fishing villages. The landscape of Peru is as epic as its history.