How To Peru

15 Things to Do Before Going to Peru

Before you travel to Peru, be sure to make all the necessary preparations, including paperwork, visas, vaccinations and financial matters.

Airport Express Lima - Bus

Airport Express Lima

Read more about Airport Express Lima, the new official bus service connecting Lima Airport with the famous Miraflores district.


Ayacucho Ultimate Travel Guide

Ayacucho is located in Southern Peru. It is a one of a kind destination that combines color, history and adventure. If you are thinking about visiting a beautiful destination with your friends or family, this is without a doubt one of the best options for you! A region and a city both with the same name, Ayacucho has everything you’re looking for.

Checking baggage at Lima Airport

Baggage Allowances for Airlines in Peru

Baggage allowances in Peru are fairly generous: Peru’s major airlines accept at least 23 kg of checked baggage and one item of hand luggage.

Can You Use US Dollars in Peru?

You can use US dollars in Peru, but you’ll find that carrying Peruvian soles is necessary for many small day-to-day purchases.

Gocta Waterfall in Chachapoyas Peru

Chachapoyas: Discover Peru’s Best Kept Secret

Most people are familiar with the well-trodden gringo trail, but have you heard of Chachapoyas. This town in the Amazonas region of northern Peru is an amazing off-the-beaten-track destination for tourists and truly Peru’s best kept secret. Don’t miss out on Chachapoyas’s amazing attractions!

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Chavín de Huantar

Experience the very beginnings of Peruvian culture as we know it. Chavín de Huantar holds the secrets to modern Peruvian art, religion and society. Arrival at the site may at first seem similar to any other archaeological spot, but wait until you get inside the temple. Find your way around the complex underground maze, as a historian explains exactly why these stones built the societies that we know today.

Group of travelers jumping at Bolivian salt flats after journey from Cusco to Uyuni

Cusco To Uyuni Made Easy: How to Get to the Bolivian Salt Flats

For many exploring the wonders of South America, the journey from Cusco to Uyuni is a rite of passage for those coming to the end of their adventure in Peru, and beginning a new one in the country of Bolivia. Travelers have several options to choose from when deciding what method of transport to take across the border.

Peru customs regulations

Customs Regulations for Travelers Entering Peru

Peruvian customs regulations are fairly reasonable. Just don’t try to enter the country with two Chihuahuas and a bottle of non-Peruvian pisco…

Peru proof of onward travel by air

Do You Need Proof of Onward Travel to Enter Peru?

Question: do you need proof of onward travel to enter Peru by air or by land? Read my opinion and see some poll results for a broader perspective…


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