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Plan Your Trip to Peru


Plan your trip to Peru with our selection of key resources, including health and safety advice, visa information, transport options and where to stay in Peru. You'll also find practical tips and pearls of wisdom about what to expect when you travel in Peru -- perfect for first-time visitors.
  1. Before You Go
  2. Visas, Customs and Border Crossings
  3. Peru Travel Basics
  4. Getting Around Peru
  1. Where to Stay in Peru
  2. Peruvian Cuisine
  3. Health and Safety
  4. Maps and Geography of Peru

Before You Go

Going to Peru

Find out what you need to do before going to Peru, including visa information, packing tips and travel vaccinations.

Visas, Customs and Border Crossings


Find out what kind of visa you need for Peru (probably a simple Tarjeta Andina de Migración), as well as customs regulations and border crossing information.

Peru Travel Basics

Peru travel basics

Getting to grips with the simple things can make a huge difference when you arrive in Peru. Help make your Peruvian adventure hassle-free with these general tips for traveling in Peru.

Getting Around Peru

Peru bus company Movil Tours

Getting around Peru is an adventure in itself, whether you're traveling by air, land or water. Find out how to travel in Peru using everything from modern airlines and luxury buses to riverboats and mototaxis.

Where to Stay in Peru

Midrange Peru hotels

Peru has accommodation options to suit all budgets and all styles of travel, from luxury jungle lodges to backpacker hostels.

Peruvian Cuisine

Peruvian food

Peru has a huge range of regional dishes and interesting drinks, but deciphering the menu can be a little tricky. If you don't know a lomo saltado from a causa rellena, it's time to learn the lingo...

Health and Safety


Peru is not a dangerous country to visit, but all nations have their potential pitfalls. Find out how to stay safe when you're on the road in Peru.

Maps and Geography of Peru

Get to know the lay of the land with our maps of Peru and general geographical information.

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