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TREKKING IN PERU: Classic Inca Trail / Short Inca Trail / Salkantay / Ausangate / Lares / Choquequirao / Vilcabamba / Huaraz 

DESTINATION GUIDE: Lima / Cusco / Machu Picchu / Sacred Valley  / Arequipa / Puno / Huaraz / Nazca / Iquitos / Manu / Tambopata

RECOMMENDED HOTELS: Lima / Cusco / Machu Picchu / Sacred Valley / Arequipa / Puno / Huaraz / Nazca / Iquitos / Jungle Lodges

  

Peru Travel Information

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Peru Weather

(Best time to go to Peru)

Planning your trip to make the most of the Peruvian weather is not as straight forward as it seems. This page gives details of the seasonal variations in the climate for the Coast, the Sierra (or highlands) and the Amazon Jungle.

   

Peru Map / Maps of Peru

A selection of maps of Peru including maps of Lima, maps of Arequipa, maps of Cusco & maps of Puno

   

Domestic Flights

Information about the domestic airlines and how to make a reservation

   

International Flights

International airlines and specialist flight agents in the US, Canada, UK, Australia & New Zealand

   

Travel Preparations

Visas, time difference, using the telephone, electricity, what to pack

   

Do I Need a Visa for Peru?

More detailed visa requirements for visitors to Peru.

 

Travellers' Health

Advice on pre-departure preparations such as recommended immunizations, information to help remain healthy whilst travelling and what to do when you return.

    

Safety Issues

How to avoid being robbed in Peru (or anywhere else in the world for that matter)

   

Money

Should you travel with travellers cheques, credit cards or large quantities of cash hidden in your shoes! Get the right information.

 

Peru Currency / How to Detect Counterfeit Banknotes

There are plenty of counterfeit banknotes in circulation and tourists are prime targets to receive them. Armed with some basic knowledge about how to spot a false note may save you a lot of money and passing a false note to a Peruvian won't win you any new friends and may even get you into worse trouble.

  

Spanish Lessons

Links to free Spanish lessons

  

Sample Trip Itineraries

Some sample trip itineraries to help you plan your own trip to Peru

 

Peru Facts & Figures

Population, religion, country size, living conditions plus many other incredibly invaluable facts

 

Peru Political Profile

Summary of the political history of Peru

 

Peruvian Embassies Abroad

A list of Peruvian embassies and consulates in your own country.

 

Embassies & Consulates in Peru

A list of foreign embassies & consulates in Peru - useful contacts in case of an emergency

 

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Home *About Us * Peru Highlights * Volunteer Work & Community Projects * Travel Info * Photo Gallery * Ecotourism Guide * Travel Stories * Language Schools * Books * Handicrafts * Links * Search * Contact Us

Tour Operators in Peru * Overseas Tour Operators * Mountain Biking * Rafting * Climbing * Birdwatching

TREKKING IN PERU: Classic Inca Trail / Short Inca Trail / Salkantay / Ausangate / Lares / Choquequirao / Vilcabamba / Huaraz 

DESTINATION GUIDE: Lima / Cusco / Machu Picchu / Sacred Valley  / Arequipa / Puno / Huaraz / Nazca / Iquitos / Manu / Tambopata

RECOMMENDED HOTELS: Lima / Cusco / Machu Picchu / Sacred Valley / Arequipa / Puno / Huaraz / Nazca / Iquitos / Jungle Lodges

  

 

Andean Travel Web Guide to Peru. Office Address: La Casa Cultural, Avenida Pardo 540, Cusco, Peru (just 2 minutes walk from the Koricancha Inca Temple of the Sun). If you are coming to Cusco please bring a couple of second hand clothes, toys, school equipment and drop them off in our office. We will help distribute the items to people who really need them in small village schools and communities in the Andes. For more details visit our web page www.andeantravelweb.com/peru/projects  A map of our office can be found by clicking here.  Copyright Andean Travel Web Guide to Peru 2000-2009. All material used within this web site is original work and is subject to international copyright law. Unauthorized reproduction is strictly prohibited without prior permission from the editor. This web page was last updated in September 2009. Website designed by AndeanVisionWebDesignStudio