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Popular routes

Cusco to Machu Picchu

3h 41mfrom $57

Cusco to Puno

6h 30mfrom $12

Lima to Huaraz

5h 30mfrom $17

Puno to Cusco

6h 30mfrom $12

Lima to Ica

4hfrom $20

Cusco to Ollantaytambo

1h 30mfrom $13

Puno to Copacabana

2h 30mfrom $10

Arequipa to Cusco

10hfrom $24

Arequipa to Puno

5h 20mfrom $17

Machu Picchu to Cusco

3h 40mfrom $57

Puno to Arequipa

5h 20mfrom $17

Lima to Paracas

3h 10mfrom $20
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Peru at a glance

International dialing code
+51
Good to know
A small history lesson for y'all: For over a hundred years, the Inca Empire ruled the South American continent. In that time, they managed to erect tens of temples. In these temples, the most reknown being Machu Picchu, the many deities and the three realms were prayed to in a series of ceremonies and festivals. Now, you can visit the absolutely astonishing ruins and meet with locals, supporting the local industry.
Spoken language
Spanish
Cost to avg. transport ticket
USD48

Your questions, Our answers

Are credit cards accepted in Peru?

MasterCard and Visa are accepted by nearly all merchants in Peru. However, in general, it's best to use cash when buying things like snacks, drinks, meals and small items.

What vaccinations do I need before visiting Peru?

It's recommended to have gotten the following vaccinations before visiting Peru: Measles, Polio, measles-mumps-rubella, diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis, Chickenpox, and your yearly flu shot. Additional vaccinations you should get are Hepatitis A, Typhoid, Cholera, Hepatitis B, Japenese Encephalitis, Malaria, Rabies and Yellow Fever. There are some rules regarding Yellow Fever vaccinations before a trip to Peru, so we recommend double checking with the CDC or your doctor for more information.

What is the standard voltage and plug type in Peru?

The standard voltage in Peru is 220V. There are two plug types in Peru: Types A and C.

Which holidays are celebrated in Peru?

These are the holidays celebrated in Peru:

  • All Saints Day
  • Angamos Battle Celebration
  • Christmas
  • Easter
  • Feast of Saint Rose of Lima
  • Feast of Saints Peter and Paul
  • Feast of the Immaculate Conception
  • Good Friday
  • Great Military Parade of Peru
  • Labor Day
  • Peru Independence Day
  • Reformation Day