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Data for traveler

The weather conditions vary depending on the cities and the season of the year in which you decide to make your trip, the altitude, water, currency exchange, electrical voltage, and much more data to be prepared. This information will help you to organize your trip and enjoy your stay without worries.

What you should know about Peru

weather

Due to the geography of Peru, the climate is varied, so we recommend you to consult specifically about the climatic situation of the places you are going to visit and the dates you are going to travel.

time zone

Peruvian time is GMT-5 hours and is the same as U.S. Eastern Standard Time.

tourist visa

Citizens of most of the countries of America and Western Europe do not require a visa to visit Peru. If you are from another country, we recommend you to contact the Peruvian consulate in your country for more information.

currency

The official currency of Peru is the Sol (S/.) divided into 100 cents. It circulates in coins of 1, 5, 10, 10, 20 and 50 cents, 1, 2 and 5 Soles and in bills of 10, 20, 50, 100 and 200 soles.

Electrical voltage

The electrical voltage is 220 volts, it has a frequency of 60 hertz and the plugs generally used are of types A, B and C.

How long can you stay in Machu Picchu?

Due to the new regulations, there are now a maximum of 5,940 admission tickets available per day, divided into three admission shifts.

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Cocalmayo hot springs - Santa Teresa

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Alternatives to get to Machu Picchu from Aguas Calientes

These are the only two ways to get to Machu Picchu from Aguas Calientes town. You can take the bus or you can walk.

Build your trip to the magical city of Cusco

If your dream is to visit the imperial city of Cusco, we share with you tips on how to get there, climate, how to move…

How to prevent altitude sickness in Cusco

The altitude sickness in Cusco is one of the main concerns of tourists for their trip to Cusco. In this post you will find how…

Tips and recommendations on how to get to Huayna Picchu mountain

Before climbing to the top of the mountain huayna picchu you have to take into account the following tips and recommendations for the entrance to…

Documentation & Legality

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The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu: One of the most spectacular experiences in the world

The Inca Trail is one of the best, if not the best, hike in the world and offers us the possibility to explore a route…

The Inca Trail among the world's top 5 walks

The Inca Trail is considered one of the five best treks in the world, due to its beautiful natural and cultural attractions along this route.

The Coca leaf and its Importance in the Inca Culture

The use of the coca leaf dates back to pre-Inca times, it is a plant that usually possesses many anesthetic and analgesic healing properties.

The Inca Trails: 60,000 kilometers of roads built by the Incas

The Inca Trails are an extensive network of stone paths that run through five South American countries and were built in part by the Incas.

Reasons to book the Inca Trail Now!

If your dream is to know and walk the world famous Inca Trail or Inka Trail, you should reserve your tickets as soon as possible...

Medicinal plants for altitude sickness

Natural medicine or phytotherapy is a wide variety of techniques and treatments that have been used over the years to cure and treat different health…

Inca trail to Machu picchu FAQ

If your dream is to know and walk the world famous Inca Trail or Inka Trail, you should reserve your tickets as soon as possible...

Health & Care

When traveling outside our countries, we are exposed to sudden changes that reduce the defenses of our immune system, so it is recommended that all…

Traveling with kids to Machu Picchu

If your dream is to know and walk the world famous Inca Trail or Inka Trail, you should reserve your tickets as soon as possible...

Best time of the year to visit machu picchu

The best time to visit Machu Picchu essentially depends on each traveler's preference, so here we will provide you with all the necessary information to…
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Inti Raymi Cusco Peru
Also called "Fiesta del Sol", it is one of the most important and biggest celebrations of the city...
Schedule of holidays in Cusco
We invite you to participate and enjoy each of the activities carried out in the different places...
What you must take to Inca Trail
For those who love nature and adventure, especially those who are eager to explore the...