Citizens of these countries need a visa to enter Peru:
Central America & Caribe: Costa Rica, Cuba, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haití, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Rep Dominicana
Africa: All countries
Asia: Afganistán, Saudi Arabia, Bangladesh, Bahreín, Camboya, Kuwait, Líbano. Maldivas, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Qatar, Paksitan, Laos, Sri Lanka, Siria, Tayikstan, Timor, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistán, Vietnam and Yemen
Europe: Albania, Armenia, Azerbayán, Bosnia and Georgia
To see the complete list, you can visit: Visas Requirements
SouthAmerica: Citizens of these countries do not need even a passport to enter Peru, they only need to carry their national identity document:
Agentina, Bolivia, Brasil, Colombia, Chile, Ecuador, Paraguay, Venezuela and Uruguay.
Although it is not compulsory any vaccine, if you are visiting the jungle it is highly recommended to apply the yellow fever vaccine. It should be applied 10 days prior to your travel.
Like vaccinations, travel insurance is not a legal requirement, but it is highly advisable to buy one before you leave home. Peru is a country with many health risks: in the coast, you may become sick because of the food or the water. In the highlands, you should be careful with altitude sickness and in the jungle, there are diseases such as yellow fever or malaria. For these reasons, we recommend to buy a travel insurance.
The weather in Peru is varies depending on the region you are visiting:
|North Coast||Piura, Tumbes||High tempertures and sunshine almost all the year|
|Central & South Coast||Lima, Ica, Nazca||Arid, with no rain, humid and cloudy between may and december|
|Highlands||Cusco, Arequipa, Puno||Heavy rains between december and march. Very cold between june and august|
|Jungle||Iquitos, Tambopata||High temperatures,rainy and humid|
Peru’s currency is the “Nuevo Sol”, commonly known as Sol ( S/ )
|Notes||S/ 200||S/ 100||S/ 50||S/ 20||S/ 10|
|Coins||S/ 5||S/ 2||S/ 1||S/ 0.50||S/ 0.20||S/ 0.10|
The exchange rate is 1 US$ = 2.80 Soles S/
The calendar of National Holidays for 2014 is:
|Jan 1||New Year|
|Apr 17-20||Holly Week|
|May 1||Labour Day|
|Jun 29||St Peter & St Paul|
|Jul 28 – 29||Independence Day|
|Aug 30||Sta Rosa de Lima|
|Oct 8||Angamos Battle|
|Nov 1||All Saints Day|
|Dec 8||Inmaculate Mary|
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