Data for traveler

Climatic conditions vary depending on the city and the season in which you decide to make your trip, up, water, money exchange, electrical voltage, and much more data to be prepared. This information will help you organize your trip and enjoy your stay carefree.

What You Should Know About Peru


Peru’s geography is varied climate so 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.

Tourist Visa:

Citizens of most countries in the Americas and Western Europe do not require a visa to visit Peru.

If you are from another country recommends approaching the Peruvian consulate in your country for more information.


The official currency of Peru is the Nuevo 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. recommends changing your currency to New soles for better comfort.

Electric voltage:

The electrical voltage is 220 volts, has a frequency of 60 hertz and sockets are generally used types A, B and C. recommends you check the amount of voltage lighting before using any device.


Documentation & Legality


To enter Peru natives from Western Europe, Asia, South America, North America, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa do not need a visa, but are required to update their passport travelers from other countries.

To obtain a tourist visa, you need a valid passport, two color photos, a form of application, air ticket out of Peru, a solvency test and the required fee.

If the passport is filled with travel stamps and still not have an expiration date, you may request that you add more pages to your passport at the embassy.

To all the people who visit Peru are given to get a tourist card to be filled with personal data, each card has a duplicate and the immigration office keeps a copy of it. recommends that when entering the country need a passport valid for at least six months after they have arrived in the country. If your passport expires within the country, may be renewed for free at their country’s embassies in Peru

Regulations In Protected Areas Of Peru

Prohibited in archaeological sites:

  • Carry and / or consume alcoholic beverages within the archaeological centers.
  • Climb the walls and other archaeological constructions.
  • Make entries in the floors, walls, stones, etc. If so this will be punished.
  • Subtract lithic samples and / or plants or flowers.
  • Throwing solid and / or liquid.
  • Access of crews or professional photography for commercial, for it must apply for a permit and authorization in the Regional Directorate of Culture.

It is prohibited in national parks and reserves:

  • Feeding wild animals.
  • Making noise and generate noise that adversely impacts on the ecosystem (speakers, shouts, whistles, loudspeakers or similar).
  • Get far away from the camp. Only with express authorization.
  • Tourists can only swim in places and times authorized by the guides.

Actions That Constitute Crimes:

  • Smoking in public places is prohibited by law.
  • Carrying a firearm without appropriate authorization constitutes a felony.
  • The speech, both spoken and written, in defense or praise of acts or terrorist organizations is punishable by law.
  • The transportation, possession and / or sale of drugs as marijuana, cocaine, opium, crack, LSD and other is considered a felony and is punishable by imprisonment.



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