Peru is a country rich in natural resources, culture, traditions and gastronomy. There are 25 cities each with a tourist and historical potential. In this article you will be able to know and appreciate the most impressive views and the best places where you can see a fascinating panoramic view.

Three Crosses- Paucartambo

This is a viewpoint that offers an impressive sunrise view, located a few hours from the town of Paucartambo, it offers a panoramic view and a spectacle that can only be seen in the winter season, rainy in the city of Cusco, where thousands of people they will be able to appreciate this event that does not occur every day of the year.

It is an observatory on top of a mountain where the combination of sunrise and the jungle of Cusco come together and offer a unique spectacle; where the viewpoint is located at 3700 m.s.n.m.

To get from the city of Cusco to Paucartambo is approximately 4 hours and from there to Tres Cruces it can take more than two hours.

 The climate is temperate during the day and cold at night, this observatory is located between the Peruvian jungle and the Andes.

Tres Cruces Paucartambo – CUSCO

Machu Picchu Mountain

Inca citadel that is located between the jungle and the Andes, an impressive wonder with popularity, where there is the possibility of being able to observe a sunset view in the citadel and take pictures at the best moment, compared to dawn where in most Sometimes Machupicchu dawns cloudy. Therefore, we always recommend that you can take pictures from a considerable height such as Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu, so you must book your tickets where these mountains are included.

Machupicchu – CUSCO

Yanahuara viewpoint

Yanahuara, a viewpoint located in the City of Arequipa, is one of the most photographed places that offers an impressive panoramic view of the volcanoes, Pichu Pichu and Misti. Built in the 19th century in the neighborhood with the same name. Located next to a colonial church, it has narrow streets and a magical atmosphere. This ashlar-based viewpoint has inscriptions by transcendental Arequipeño thinkers and its visit is completely free and open to the general public. The climate that occurs in the city of Arequipa is temperate, so we recommend wearing light clothing when touring it and visiting the different tourist attractions.

Mirador Yanahuara – AREQUIPA


A destination traveled by thousands of people, located in the Lima region, has destinations and beautiful landscapes. It has a recommended route and a route that cannot be missed, such as the Nor Yauyos Cochas Reserve, which is a set of waterfalls and waterfalls with colors that shine in the glare of the sun. As well as the reserve, there is also the San Cristóbal viewpoint, where you must climb a somewhat innumerable number of stairs that are worth it to appreciate the view. The best time to visit Huancaya is from June to September where the sun and temperatures are intense and you can enjoy the crystalline waters of the Nor Yauyos Cochas Reserve.

Huancaya Cañete

Morro Solar- Lima

The solar hill located in the city of Lima, offers a panoramic view of the ocean and the city itself, it also has an astronomical observatory with great cultural value that is attended by thousands of people. This hill has in its surroundings important settlements with great historical value. Your visit to the planetarium and other cultural places are all that make it up and make said solar nose a very important symbol and with a unique perspective of the city.

Morro Solar – LIMA

Cruz del Cóndor-Arequipa

Known as the Mirador del Cóndor, it is the most famous viewpoint of the Colca Canyon, where the flight of condors takes place that attracts the public’s attention, making a unique and natural spectacle of this bird. Positioning Colca as the 2nd most visited tourist attraction in Peru, the Cruz del Cóndor viewpoint is at the top of the Colca Canyon where mornings are the perfect time to appreciate the flight of condors and the panoramic view of the entire place.

Cruz del Condor – AREQUIPA

Taytamaki Lookout

Taytamaki or Hand of God in the city of Tarapoto, is a viewpoint located 20 minutes from the city, surrounded by majestic mountains and wild creatures that make a great diversity in that place, where a walk of approximately 10 minutes is carried out and where You can see graphic representations and in the highest part, the particular figure of the hand of God is shown where you can take the photos you want and do some activities and others according to your tastes.

Pacaya Samiria National Reserve

Located in the Loreto region, it is one of the largest reserves in the Amazon, an area with impressive wildlife, the tropical humid forest climate is good for adventures and touring the rivers that flow into the Amazon. Activities can be carried out such as: excursions to observe fauna, fishing, bathing in the lagoons and sleeping under the blanket of stars and among the jungle. Observing a sunrise or sunset in the middle of the jungle is an exciting spectacle that cannot be missed.

Reserva Pacaya Samiria – LORETO

Amantani and Taquile Island- Puno

Located in the Puno region, where Lake Titicaca is located, the highest navigable lake in the world, it has 3 islands recognized by people. Amantani Island, dominated by two mountain peaks offers beautiful views of the lake and particular sunsets. We also have Taquile recognized for its beautiful landscapes with a higher frequency of crops and also known for the archaeological remains that can be found in the upper part of the island that make it more impressive.

Atardecer Isla AmantaniPUNO

Canyon of the lost – Ica

The canyon of the lost located in the department of Ica, is a group of vultures, a particular ecosystem of the desert that offers interesting scenarios, roads with a geological configuration, in which you can see 4 different levels of formations that give beauty to the Canyon.

The first is the mouth of the river, which is the area with a large amount of vegetation and space with the air of an oasis; the second is the face of the Puma and eye of Fish, a pool of stagnant water that highlights the image of the puma clearly on the sand, then you have the gorge, which is the most extensive part of the canyon where its floors are uneven, so it is important to walk very carefully, there we will also find Caracol square, which is made up of rocky configurations with a natural semi-roof.

Cañon de los PerdidosICA

These mentioned places form the tourist destinations that offer particularities on the tour such as observation of flora and fauna in danger of extinction, impressive views of the entire town, panoramic landscapes, adventure activities, experience and unique experiences that remain for the memory, for this reason. You cannot stop visiting and getting to know each of these destinations that have history and are fascinating shows.

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