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Do you wish you could travel around Peru by car but are worried that it is too expensive or difficult to compare all the different options out there? Do you wish to see more than the ordinary and think that by taking a rental car your trip can become extraordinary? Are you tried of having an expensive rental car? Look no further than the online comparison portal HAPPYCAR, which gives you, offers from local car rental suppliers all over the world on one website. You can choose the car to fit your vacation needs all from the comfort of your own home. We check the prices of international and local providers so that you don’t have to check each website to provide you with the best deals on a car hire to make your money go further on a rental car that fits your specific needs. You have the options of choosing car size, pick up location and type of insurance to ensure you get the best deal on a great car hire! Don’t miss out on your chance to fully explore Peru by booking with HAPPYCAR today, options for places as close as care hire Cusco Airport. Cheap car rentals are possible at rental car Cusco.
The Inca called Cusco, both the city and the region, home for almost three centuries. Cusco was the capital of the empire between the 13th and 16th centuries. The Peruvian Constitution itself recognizes the city’s importance as it calls it the Historical Capital of Peru. Legend has it the city was magically rebuilt by one man, Sapa Inca Pachacuti, but the archaeological explanation says it was much slower and a more organic growth rather than one rapid boom. The legacy of the Incas have lived on because of the great structures they built. During the earthquake on May 21, 1950, most of the city was destroyed but the Incan buildings survived.
Do you think you need to choose between seeing the city of Cusco and going to Machu Picchu because the public transportation takes too long? With HAPPYCAR you can do both, Machu Picchu is short car ride away, just slightly over 200 kilometer away from the city, you can explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site with comfort and ease. Be one of the two million visitors a year with a rental car from Cusco, who get to see this historic and majestic place filled with history and beauty.
Museo de Arte Precolombino (MAP), or the Pre-Columbian Art Museum in English, displays all the pre-Columbian art from pre-Columbian Peru. If you want to see the other part of the art museum, drive to Lima, who is the parent museum to the MAP, and see what else the Larco Museum has to offer. A unique thing about the building is it is housed in an Incan ceremonial courthouse. There are 10 exhibits so there is enough art for someone to find something interesting.
More Incan artifacts are housed in the Museo Inka, or Inca Museum, including pottery, gold and metal pieces. The building was once home to Spanish Admiral Francisco Alderete Maldonado, which adds a more authentic feel to your experience. Once you have finished with your visit inside, go outside and see the beautiful courtyard where Andean women can be seen weaving authentic textiles.
Please note that not all of the museums have English translations or additional English pamphlets. This can be a great opportunity to practice your Spanish, who knows you might even learn something new.
Lima, the capital and largest city in Peru, is only a drive away but you can have a vastly different experience once you’re there. While the drive might be long, you can really see the mountains and see the Peruvian countryside. Once in Lima, you will feel how it is a megacity, with almost 8.5 million citizens. You can explore the nightlife and taste the best Peruvian cuisine in all of Peru.
If you want to experience life by volcanoes, drive to Arequipa to see the three volcanoes surrounding this town. The buildings are made from white volcanic ash in the Baroque style, giving this city its unique look. Come explore the old capital city of Peru, and the current second largest city, after it had declared independence from Spain when it was gaining political importance.
There is so much to see in this part of the country and we are here to make your dreams come true. The HAPPYCAR team wishes you a pleasant journey!