Useful information for travel to Peru
The information below is a quick guide to the things you need to know to travel to Peru. For more detailed information you can access the topics listed at the end of this article.
The phone numbers for calls within the one region are 7 digits in Lima and 6 digits in other regions of Peru. Below you will find the most used phone codes for Peru.
|Country or Region||Code|
|Peru (Country code)||51|
The currency of Peru is the "Nuevo Sol". The list below shows the change of foreign currency to Nuevo Sol (PEN).
|Foreign Currency||Nuevos Soles|
Prices shown below are for the cities of Peru, in remote locations these tend to be higher.
|fuel (90)||USD 5.70|
|Diesel 2||USD 5.45|
|Water bottle||USD 0.50|
Price range for services:
|Hotels||Less Than USD 50.00||USD 50.00 - USD 100.00||More than USD 100.00|
|Food||Less Than USD 3.00||USD 3.00 – USD 8.00||More than USD 8.00|
|Flights (Lima – Cusco)||Less Than USD 90.00||USD 90.00 – USD 170.00||More than USD 170.00|
|Trains to Machu Picchu||Less Than USD 72.00||USD 72.00 – USD 80.00||More than USD 80.00|
These ranges are subject to changes by seasons and places. The rates of trains and flights are subject to a slight increase in the months of May, June and July. Moreover, food prices are determined by the location of each city or town.
Banks: From 9:00 to 18:00 from Monday to Friday and Saturdays from 9:00 to 13:00.
Restaurants: From 9:00 to 22:00 hours.
Stores: From 9:00 to 21:00 hours.
Markets: Supermarkets are open from 9:00 to 21:00 hours and central markets from 5:00 to 17:00.
These schedules are indicative and correspond to major cities, in small and remote towns these schedules can vary considerably.