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The North Coast and Northern Highlands Travel Guide

The North Coast and Northern Highlands Top Experiences

Want to learn more about The North Coast and Northern Highlands? Read our in-depth articles on a variety of topics.


Life in the Andes

This region of the Andes has sustained some 12,000 years of cultural development. From Guitarrero Cave through the Chavín, Huari, and Inca cultures...


Cordillera Huayhuash Treks

While much smaller than the Cordillera Blanca, the main chain of the Cordillera Huayhuash is known for its isolation and pristine environment...


Discover Nature

Some of the most incredible flora and fauna live in protected areas near Máncora and Tumbes. Luckily, we can visit these important ecological...


Which Culture Was That Again?

It's a common question after a few days of exploring the extensive archaeological sites in the north. So many different civilizations were emerging...


North Coast Menu

The coast serves mostly fresh seafood, often cold—a refreshing meal on a hot day. The highlander diet consists of root vegetables, like yucca...


Top Reasons to Go

The Ancient World: Along the coast, Chavín, Moche, and Chimú ruins date as far back as 3,000 BC. In the highlands are Wari sites, and Kuélap...

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