Some people want something more during their travels and look for some adrenaline shot. Good news for all coming to Peru – below you will find the list of activities in old Inca Empire which will give you some adventurous experiences!
Do you like to spend time in an active way? Are you looking for some adrenaline while visiting Peru? There are many options in this country. Below you can find list of most interesting attractions (in our opinion) which will give you a lot of adrenaline!
Attractions in Peru which you will remember forever.
Buggy or sandboarding in Huacachina oasis in Ica region!
This attraction cost is 15 – 30 USD depending on number of participants and equipment quality.
Bicycle downhill ride from Abra Malaga (4320 m. above sea level) to high jungle (1500 m. above sea level) on the road to Machu Picchu!
Tour usually takes place during Inka Jungle tour to Machu Picchu in 4 days. We have also 2 days trips where we include this activity. More details can be found here.
Bicycle riding downhill from Rainbow mountains from 4820 m. to 3500 m. above sea level.
This is brand new offer on tourist attractions market in Cusco region and we are the first ones to organize such trip.
The road is very beautiful, local and takes place just after 2 hours trekking in Rainbow Mountains. More information about this trek can be found in this article Rainbow mountains in Cusco – bicycle trips through Andes. New routes!
Paragliding over Peru capital – Lima!
Flight cost around over 55 USD and takes 10-15 minutes. It takes place over Costa Verde districts (Magdalena, San Isidro, Miraflores and San Miguel) and of course reaches Pacific as well.
More information about this option can be found at https://www.perufly.com/
You can find good wave in Pacasmayo area. This is paradise to all who loves this sport. You can try it also in Lima, especially if you do not have much time to go to the north part of the coast.
There are many places in Peru where you can try this activity. The easiest way is to buy tour with rafting as main activity – Cusco or Arequipa area. This is also one of the attractions for Machu Picchu tour called “Inka Jungle Tour” or Coffee Jungle Tour to Machu Picchu. You can combine rafting with trekking to Rainbow mountains, which is in our offer as well.
All of you who have nerves made out of steel should come to Poroy in Cusco region. Here you can perform this jump which will make your pressure go up. It cost around 65 USD.
Not only in Cusco region, but also on the road to Machu Picchu in Santa Teresa you can have zip line experience. For around 30 USD you can have from 3 to 4 rides in different setups – depends on your imagination and fear level.
Travel wise, get insurance that includes high risk activities (extreme sports category).
All sports mentioned above are extreme sports according to insurance companies dictionary. Taking part in such activities has higher risk. In such cases you need to buy additional option for your insurance that includes extreme sports. We do not recommend taking part in those activities without such insurance. Travel safe.
Few general information about our experiences with travel insurances in Peru can be found in the article Travel insurance in Peru – list of the ones that work
Have great adventures in Peru!