Tourism in Ica seen growing with Pisco Route

by Peru travel on October 18, 2012

Peru's national drink, pisco

Peru’s national drink, pisco

The Ministry of Foreign Trade and Tourism (Mincetur) is expecting tourism in the southern region of Ica to grow up to 18 percent per year thanks to the recently launched ‘Pisco Route’.

The route was unveiled last week by Peru’s Deputy Minister of Tourism, Claudia Cornejo, with the goal of increasing visitor arrivals at the Paracas-Nasca destination through the promotion of Peru’s national drink, pisco. [click to continue…]

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Inti Raymi festival in Cusco Peru

Inti Raymi Inca cultural festival in Cusco

About 850 artists will be participating in this year’s reenactment of the impressive Inti Raymi Inca cultural festival in Cusco, southeastern Peru.

This ‘Festival of the Sun’, one of the largest and most colorful festivals in Latin America, takes place every 24th of June at the Sacsayhuaman fortress, overlooking the Andean city of Cusco. [click to continue…]


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