He noted that the activity proposes a trip according to the new coexistence generated by COVID-19. The Ministry of Tourism (Mincetur) recently highlighted that adventure tourism can be a very attractive activity for post-COVID-19 travelers, since it can be practiced in small groups, at the same time that it allows you to enjoy the nature of the country. In this sense, he pointed out that the practice of trekking proposes a form of tourism according to the new coexistence after the pandemic, for this reason he recommended four unique circuits in the world and that provide the experience of crossing wonderful landscapes and learning about the culture of communities.
First, the Mincetur mentioned the route of the Salkantay Trek in Cusco, one of the most important mountains in the area and one of the highest peaks in the country (6271 masl). This 70 kilometer mountain circuit allows tourists to appreciate some of the most beautiful panoramic views in the region, views of the mountains, landscapes covered in flora and fauna, as well as the possibility of camping at night in the middle of the sacred mountain . This Trekking is considered one of the 25 best in the world by the well known National Geographic Adventure Magazine.
Other trek would be the Cotahuasi Canyon circuit in Arequipa stands out, located 200 km northwest of the city (approximately 9 hours by car) and is one of the deepest canyons in the world (it is twice the depth of the Grand Canyon from Colorado). The walk lasts three days normally, however there are some tour operators who do it in a week. After 45 minutes of ascent you can see the Sipia waterfall, and towns like Chaupo and Velinga, where you can taste wines and piscos.
Likewise, the route to lagoon 69 in Ancash, which is located at 4,600 about the sea level under the impressive Chacraraju mountain, part of the Cordillera Blanca in the region, could not be left out. This chain of mountains is part of the Cordillera de los Andes, and has 200 km of extension and 722 individual glaciers. Here is also the highest mountain in Peru, the Huascarán, with a height of 6,768 meters. Likewise, at the end of the tour, the tourist will be able to appreciate the turquoise of the lagoon, originated by the deglaciation process through the years.
Finally, Mincetur remembers one of the most popular tours in Peru: The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. This is the most famous trekking, admired and respected by hikers due to its combination of unforgettable climates and landscapes of the Vilcabamba Mountain Range accompanied by ancient and ancient ruins. It is a 39 km trekking that crosses mountain passes and Inca ruins, and then descends into the Amazon jungle. According to traveler experiences, the fact of walking this ancient trail is one of the most impressive experiences in life.