8 Instagrammers That Capture the Mystical Beauty and Luscious Food of Peru

8 Instagrammers That Capture the Mystical Beauty and Luscious Food of Peru

Monday, 7 December, 2020

We don’t know if you’re even prepared for the breathtaking beauty, mouthwatering food, and ridiculously adorable alpacas captured by photographers in Peru.

As we discussed in our Peru podcast episode, this South American country is famous for its vibrant fusion cuisine and gorgeous scenery that spans a Pacific coastline, the rugged Andean mountains, and the greener-than-green Amazon rainforest. It’s a mystical, magical, astonishing place that begs you to explore.

We’ve collected eight accounts that highlight the everyday and extraordinary wonders of Peru. Click with abandon.


Turismo Machu Picchu — @turismo_machupicchu

For breathtaking photos of the Inca ruins of Machu Picchu…


Machu Picchu & Cuzco — @machupicchu.pe

For pics of Machu Picchu and the surrounding scenery…


Instafood Perú — @instafoodperu

For food photos that will have you craving Peruvian food…


AnaCé Zapata, La Chef Perucha — @chef_perucha

For delicious-looking cuisine from a Peruvian chef…


Travel in Peru — @travel.in.peru

For beauty shots of nature that take your breath away…


Igers Lima — @igerslima

For artsy images of the capital city of Lima…


Paisajes Dd Perú — @paisajesperu

For stunning photos of Peru’s landscapes and people…


Enigma Peru — @enigmaperu

For serious travel inspiration…



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