Up to date information for vaccinations before you travel to Peru are available from the NHS website
For up to date information around safety and security in Peru read the Foreign & Commonwealth Office latest information for Peru.
The best time to visit Peru is during the dry season, between May and October.
You don't need a visa to travel if the purpose of the visit is tourism. If you're travelling for any other purpose, check entry clearance requirements with the Peruvian Consulate-General in London.For more information, please contact the Peruvian Immigration Office or the Peruvian Consulate-General in London.
The official currency of Peru is the Sol.
Andean Cock-of-the-rock. Andean Condor. Jaguar. Humboldt Penguin. Amazon River Dolphin. Llamas and alpacas. Spectacled Bear. Peruvian Hairless Dog.
Ceviche. It's Peru's national dish, the best versions of this marinated fish dish are in Lima and it's the freshest, zestiest and healthiest dish you will ever have.
Spanish is the official language of Peru and, in areas where they are common, Quechua, Aymara, and some other indigenous languages are also the official language.
The currency in Peru is the Sol. For a guided tour, you should tip your guide about 10-30 soles (about $4-$10) per person for a half day tour and 20-60 soles ($7-$20) for a full day tour.
Local Peru travel experts are available.
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What is the time difference in Peru?
The time difference is -5 hours
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Best Peru guidebook?
Stay informed before during and after your trip to Peru with this Peru Guidebook .