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Kayaking and Rafting

A number of powerful rivers race within Peru's borders, including the mighty Amazon. Experienced paddlers will find some challenging stretches of white-water, while novices can enjoy the country's gentler runs. The Urubamba Valley, the Colca and Cotahuasi Canyons, and the Rio Santa and Tambopata Rivers have terrific…

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Surfing

A reliable swell, fairly warm water and consistent offshore winds make Peru a tremendous surfing destination. The north coast in particular has long, empty waves in beautiful locations, plus one of the world's largest left-hand point breaks.

Local surfers generally head to Lima, which receives an almost daily…

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The Inca Trail

The world-famous Inca Trail is the toast of South America's hikes. Constructed as a royal road to the citadel of Machu Picchu, the dramatic, stone-paved walk ventures deep into cloud forests, and climbs the mountains to the sky.

The beautiful but arduous four-day trail is part of the Machu Picchu Historic Sanctuary,…

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