Adventure-lovers will find the Andes of Peru to be ideal for trekking , camping and mountain-climbing. The highlands are riddled with more than 15,000 lakes, snow-capped peaks soaring over 6,000 meters, the world's deepest canyons, bucolic valleys and picturesque villages.
The entire Andean chain in Peru offers unparalleled opportunities for whitewater rafting , superb trails for mountain biking and gusting winds for fans of hang-gliding and parapente.
The beaches of Paracas (south of Lima) and along the north coast are ideal for adventure sports such as surfing , windsurfing , sandboard , fishing and scuba diving .
There is also good fishing to be had in the Amazon jungle, where birdwatchers will also have a field day. Whether basking in the noonday sun or watching the star-studded night skies, Peru is the ideal place to enjoy a unique and unforgettable stay practicing every type of adventure sports.
Other adventure sports to be practiced in Peru are rock climbing and hot air balooning.