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Jan, Feb, Mar

Carnaval en Cusco, Perú

Rainy & Carnaval seasons

If you are visiting Peru during the rainy season, here are a few festivals that you should consider adding to your trip.

• Throughout January: Festival de Marinera in Trujillo, La Libertad

• 5 January: The anniversary of Iquitos

• 6 January: Reyes Magos in Ollantaytambo

• 18 January: The anniversary of Lima

• 20 January: Chiaraje, an Andean cultural celebration in Yanaoca

• 25 January: Festividad de La Virgen de La Candelaria in Puno

• February is full of Carnaval celebrations. I’ll just list a few of the cities who are most famous for going all out during Carnaval: Ayacucho, Huánuco, Huanchaco, Abancay, Cajamarca, Moquegua, Loreto, Tomayquichua, Maisea & Arequipa. If you are in any of these cities during February, be ready to party!

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Historic city & world class surfing

Puno Virgin of Candelaria Festival

Puno’s biggest festival (Feb)

Text © Heather Jasper

Images by Carlos Adampol Galindo, Rodolfo Roman