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List of ports - Peru

High up in the majestic Peruvian Andes lies the small town of Aguas Calientes. Thermal springs very near it gave the town its name.
Surrounded by breathtaking cliffs and mysterious cloud forests Aguas Calientes today is also the ideal starting point for a trip to Machu Picchu.
Arequipa with its approximately 783,000 inhabitants, is the capital of the Peruvian region, located in the south of the country. The grandiose downtown of Arequipa belongs since 2000 officially to the world cultural heritage of the UNESCO - take a stroll through the streets and you will understand why.
Callao is the capital and major naval and trading port of the same-named province in the metropolitan area Lima-Callao by the Bay of Callao founded in 1537 by Spaniards. The harbor is sheltered by the island of San Lorenzo. In the 16th century Callao was the starting point of many Spanish expeditions in the Pacific, however, was also repeatedly attacked by various privateers - the most famous among them was Francis Drake. Today the city has about 800,000 inhabitants.
The Peruvian city of Cusco is located in the center of the Peruvian Andes highlands at 3,416 m altitude. Its eventful history as the capital of the Inca empire, the attractions of the area and the fantastic scenery in the midst of the Andes makes it the center of attraction for many tourists. During an earthquake in 1950 Cusco was 90% destroyed. The preserved Inca ruins and the city center with its colonial buildings were declared a UNESCO world cultural heritage in 1983.

The Hormigas de Afuera are in the Pacific Ocean off the west coast of Peru.
Iquitos is located amid the Peruvian Amazon rainforest. After a long struggle of the city to trade in rubber, it is since the beginning of oil production in the 60s again on the way up. The city has boomed since then and has developed into a modern city that has discovered tourism: Mainly from here start tours through the rainforest. Since the city cannot be reached via land, of course, navigation and thus the port of the city take a central position.
The Isla Lobos de Tierra is located about 32 miles off the coast of Peru. It was named because of its proximity to the mainland. It is the only island of the Peruvian coast that has a closed vegetation circuit.
Lima is the capital of Peru, and by far the largest city in the country. Near Lima lies the port of Callao, that has grown together with Lima. Both cities form the metropolitan area of Lima.
Lima is an important transportation hub as well as the most important economic and cultural center of Peru with many universities, colleges, museums and monuments. The historic center of Lima was declared in 1991 UNESCO world cultural heritage.
Matarani is located in southern Peru, in the region of Arequipa on the Pacific Ocean. A. is also the capital of the region.
The two most important port cities are Mollendo and Matarani.The entire region is heavily affected.
The city has, apart from some churches, no important sights.
Mollendo (approx. 25,000 inhabitants) is a city in South Peru in the region of Arequipa on the Pacific Ocean. Mollendo and Matarani are the two most important port cities. In Mollendo, wool, fabric and glue are produced. A part of the population lives from fishing, agriculture and increasingly also from tourism.
Nauta, one of the oldest communities on the Rio Marañon, is located in the north-eastern Peruvian region of Loreto. Not far from the city the Marañon and the Ucayali flow together to form the gigantic current of the Amazon.
The Peruvian city of Nazca with its 23,000 inhabitants lies at the mouth of the same named river. The area is known for its famous Nazca lines.
The city of Paita is located on the Pacific Ocean, which is a good natural port and an important container port for Peru, also because the river Rio Chiara empties and a railway line from the Andes ends here. In addition, it serves as a passenger port with connections to Central America. In addition to large freight ships, there are numerous small sailing boats, and especially in the evening hours the port is a nice sight.
Paracas is a district located in the Peruvian province of Pisco, in the south-west of the country. Once the area was the origin and habitat of pre-Columbian Paracas culture.
The Paracas Bay is located in the Paracas district of the same name, in the western Peruvian region of Ica. The Paracas peninsula stretching south of the bay forms together with the Islas Ballestas the Paracas National Reserve, founded in 1975.
Pebas is a small place in the north-western Peru of the Amazon. The place is especially worth seeing for its many pile dwellings, which are especially important when the Amazon floods the country due to a lot of rain and snow in the Andes.
Pevas is the oldest Peruvian settlement on the banks of the Venerable Amazon. The village is known worldwide for its most famous inhabitant: the artist Francisco Grippa.
Pimentel is not far from the city of Chiclayo in the north-west of Peru on the Pacific coast. The port is important for the place, especially for fishing. The town is well-known as a surfing paradise and for the tradition of the old reed boats, which have been built for several centuries and are still used for fishing. Nevertheless, the village has not stood still but also has modern charm.
The harbor town of Pisco is located in the south of Peru and gave the name for the famous wine brand. The city is beautifully located between the sea and the desert and offers an impressive nature in the Paracas National Park, where there are many different animal species, as well as unique archaeological excavations dating back to 900 BC.
As one of the most remote villages in South America is the small Puerto Miguel, nestled in the lush vegetation of the Peruvian Amazon basin. During your visit, you will get unique insights into the everyday life of the inhabitants who live in a fascinating way in harmony with the surrounding nature.
Salaverry located at the foot of the Andes, has retained the charm of a colonial city with ancient churches, colonial houses with flower-adorned balconies and backyards. In front of the cathedral at the Plaza de Armas, a sculpture recalls the liberation of Peru. Many manor houses can be visited, including the House of Emancipation, where Peru's independence from Spain was declared.
San Juan de Marcona is a Peruvian trading and fishing town with about 20,000 inhabitants.
San Martin, outlying the Peruan coast, harbours a plentiful of attractions and an impressive landscape. Go for a stroll in a paradise full of lagoons, forests and old ruins. Take the calming burble of the brooks and the brawl of the waterfalls in.
Supe Puerto is a small port town in the Peruvian province of Barranca. The city is especially famous for its archaeological excavation site which is one of the oldest in all North and South America.
Yanallpa is a small traditional village in the Peruvian rain forest. It is the ideal starting point to get exciting insights into the culture and nature of this fascinating area.