Travel to Peru

Dive right into Peru’s natural beauty as you explore tropical beaches, lush forests, carved peaks of Machu Picchu and the desert dry. Explore the endless festivities and diverse spectrum of landscapes in this stunning South American country.

Key facts

  • Currency: Peruvian Nuevo Sol (PEN)
  • Population: 32.5 million
  • National dish: Ceviche
  • Bottle of beer: 10.34 PEN
  • Offical language: Spanish
  • Hello: Nepaykullayki, Hola
  • Capital city: Lima
  • Minimum wage: 7 PEN/hour
  • Annual temperatures: 15°C - 27°C

Culture

The Peruvian culture is abundant with traditions, customs and diversity. As South America’s third-largest country and home to twelve World Heritage sites, there’s a vast array of natural beauty in Peru. The land is best loved for its gastronomy and passion for its national sport, Football.

Best time to visit

If you’re heading to Peru for Machu Picchu and hiking, you’ll want to travel during winter (May - September) as it’s usually dry. On the other hand, it’s recommended to visit Peru’s capital city and surrounding towns exclusively in summer (March - May) to catch the warm weather and beautiful sunshine.


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