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Spring: the Best Time to Visit Peru!

Tourists dancing in the Sacred Valley of Cusco, Peru - JourneyouHave you figured out, when’s the best time to visit Peru? The answer is: now! Spring starts in the Southern Hemisphere this 23d of September, the ideal moment for an Amazon guided tour or to enjoy any of the three beautiful regions of Peru: The Coast, The Andes or the Amazon Rainforest.

In this time of year the countries in the northern hemisphere see Autumn coming closer: temperatures get lower and the tree’s leaves start to fall. Meanwhile, in the southern hemisphere: Spring starts, climate gets warmer. This is why it’s the perfect timing to get away from the colder days and come to enjoy the warmth of South America.

During this time of year, on the Andean region, it rains just a little, so you can enjoy of hiking, climbing, cycling and horseback riding around the Andes. On the other hand, in the jungle region, temperatures are warm year round (between 30°C-35°C/86°F-100°F) during daytime. September is almost the end of the dry season, so you will be able to take Amazon tours with peace and tranquility. Take a bus and explore the curves of the roads between the Andes and the Amazon Basin, where you’ll see more than a hundred of unique landscapes. In the Costa, even though it’s too foggy to go and freshen up at the beach, if you’re a beach lover you can hang out there year-round, weather is sunnier, cold temperatures start to rise and rains are less often. This is the perfect time for a Peru luxury tour around the cities and the ancient historic cities’ centers.

Panoramic view of Miraflores, Lima

Share with us, what kind of adventures would you like to have in Peru? Tell us how would be a perfect trip to Peru on spring. Remember that there are a thousand of opportunities to have the best vacations ever. Doesn’t matter if you visit the Coast, the Andes or the Amazon Rainforest, the best time to go to Peru is ¡now!

Mistura 2012: A Contemporary Peruvian Cuisine Tradition

Mistura Peruvian Gastronomy Fair

Have you ever fantasized to take some culinary vacations in Peru? Well this is your chance; Mistura 2012, the famous Peruvian Cuisine fair opens its doors from September 7th to 16th in the city of Lima. In this fair thousands of attendees will delight their senses with the best of Peruvian cuisine, its splendid colors, spicy and sour touches, its succulent flavors … Anyway, all the tradition that surrounds it and that has made of this cuisine one of the most important and recognized worldwide.

Mistura is a Peruvian food festival that started just a few years ago and takes place every year in Lima for ten glorious days. As it brings the best of Peru’s food (cooks, bakers, pastry chefs, farmers, etc.) it has become a tradition itself. This is your chance to finally try the famous Peruvian hypnotizing tastes.

In this amazing gathering of the best Peruvian tastes, you can find food from the Coastal, Andean and Amazon regions, all different from each other. The interesting part is that you will find a variety of recipes for each plate, feel free to judge between them and try them all!

Mistura Peruvian Gastronomy Fair - Mr. Wong preparing a traditional ceviche

Travel to Peru, come to Mistura and start your culinary vacations in Peru, some vacations that we assure will not fail to delight even the most demanding connoisseur. Are you already craving for some of these? Maybe want some “ceviche”, “lomo saltado”, “rocoto relleno”? Maybe the amazing “pisco sour”? Tell us: what kind of Peruvian food would you like to try first?