Plan Your Trip to Peru
By Tony Dunnell, About.com Guide
Before You Go
Find out what you need to do before going to Peru, including visa information, packing tips and travel vaccinations.
- Top 10 Reasons to Visit Peru
- Before You Go to Peru
- Vaccinations for Peru
- Classic Peru Itinerary
- Register Your Trip to Peru
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.
- Do You Need a Tourist Visa for Peru?
- How to Fill Out the Tarjeta Andina
- How to Get a Replacement Tarjeta Andina
- Peruvian Customs Regulations
- Peru Border Crossing 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.
- Tips for Traveling in Peru on a Budget
- A Guide to Tipping in Peru
- The Art of Haggling in Peru
- Peruvian Greetings and Introductions
Getting Around Peru
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
Peru has accommodation options to suit all budgets and all styles of travel, from luxury jungle lodges to backpacker hostels.
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.