Data for traveler
Climatic conditions may vary depending on the city and the season in which you decide to make your trip, furthermore, you will need to collect more data to be prepared. This information is aimed to help you to organize your trip and enjoy your time in Perú.
What you should know about Peru
Peru's geography is so varied that we recommend checking specifically about the climatic situation of the places to be visited and the dates that will make your trip.
Peruvian time is GMT-5 hours and is the same as the standard time of the eastern United States.
Citizens of most countries in the Americas and Western Europe do not require a visa to visit Peru.
If you are from another country CuscoPeru.com recommends approaching the Peruvian consulate in your country for more information.
Usually, the Peruvian Migration gives to the visitors the 'Tarjeta Andina de Migracion', a card that is designed to let you be in Perú for no more than 183 days.
The official currency of Peru is the Sol (S /.) Divided into 100 cents. Coins are in denominations of 5, 10, 20 and 50 cents, 1, 2 and 5 Soles and notes of 10, 20, 50, 100 and 200 Soles.
CuscoPeru.com recommends changing your currency to soles for better comfort.
The electrical voltage is 220 volts, has a frequency of 60 hertz and sockets are generally used types A, B, and C.
CuscoPeru.com recommends you check the amount of voltage lighting before using any device.
Health & Care
When traveling outside of our country, we are exposed to sudden changes that reduce our immune system defenses, so it is recommended that all travelers carry personal insurance for adequate coverage.
Guide to Travel South Perú
HE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO TRAVELING SOUTH PERU
A trip to Perú can be a really memorable experience. Why wouldn´t it be? This country was the cradle of the Inca´s Empire and cultures as the Nazca and the Paracas on their coast and Ashanikas and Machiguenga on the Amazonia. It has plenty of natural resources as the remote jungle, the mountains in the Highlands, and the cold Humboldt marine current that provides almost unlimited marine resources.
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Machu Picchu Travel Information:
Thousands of people from all over the world visit the Lost City of the Incas every year, eager to see with their own eyes this fantastic structure, made with massive stone blocks that fit each other perfectly, build on the top of a 500 mt mountain above the Vilcanota river,
Documentation & Legality
Visa: To enter Peru natives from Western Europe, Asia, South America, North America, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa do not need a visa, but...
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