PERU TRAVEL PLANNER
Peru Travel Guide
Peru Travel Guide gives you the complete information that you need for
your trip to Peru. Trekking is a great way to see the country. The most
popular route is the classic
Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. Other popular routes are the Cordillera
Blanca, Colca Canyon,
Trek Ausangate and
Salkantay Trek where beautiful landscapes will cross all the way.
Take a sleeping bag with you, since the nights in the mountains can be
very cold, also carrying a flashlight can be helpful, bring plenty of
water to hydrate. A good acclimatization is necessary before going to
the excursion, it is recommend drinking coca tea, it will helps you to
soroche (high sickness).
Peru offers others alternatives, such as
Titicaca Lake in Puno, where you will be in contact with the
community that will show you their lifestyle. If you are an adventurous
person and you love being in contact with the nature,
Rainforest is another excellent destination which shows the
diversity of flora and fauna, if you want to be away of the noise of the
city here you are able to get into the jungle only with the sound of the
animals and nature. Lodges in the jungle are made by materials of the
Peru is located in central western South America. It covers an area of
1'285 .215 km2. It borders on the north by Ecuador and Colombia,
southern Chile and Bolivia, in eastern and Brazil and the west by the
Pacific Ocean. Its territory comprises different landscapes such as
valleys, plateaus and high mountains of the Cordillera of the Andes
spread west to the desert coast and the Amazon to the east. Peru is one
of the most biologically diverse countries in the world and major
Peru's weather is diverse due to the influence of the Andes and the
Humboldt Current. The central and south coast has a subtropical arid or
desert weather, with an average temperature of 18 ° C and annual
rainfall of 150 mm. In contrast, the north coast has a tropical arid
weather due to the tropical sea, with an average temperature above 24 °
C and rainfall during the summer. When occurs the phenomenon of El Niño,
the average temperature of the entire coast rises, with highs over 30 °
C and the rainfall increases significantly in the north and central
Highlands have different climates like sub-humid areas between 1,000 and
3,000 meters, with temperatures around 20 ° C and rainfall between 500
and 1,200 mm per year; cold weather between 3,000 and 4,000 meters, with
annual temperatures average of 12 ° C and frost during the winter; Puna
weather or frigid weather, in areas between 4,000 and 5,000 meters, with
an average temperature of 6 ° C and annual rainfall of 700 mm and snow
or cold weather in areas by above 5,000 m, with temperatures below 0 °
In the jungle there are two types of climate, the humid subtropical
climate in the high forest, with rainfall greater than 2,000 mm per year
and average temperatures around 22 ° C, and the tropical humid climate
in the low forest, with rainfall range of 2,000 mm per year and average
temperatures of 27 ° C.54
Summer: From December to March
Autumn: From March to June
Winter: From June to September
Spring: From September to December
The official language of Peru is Spanish, also there are many native
languages, like Quechua, which is the most important, and another
language is the Aymara. Peru’s currency is Nuevo Sol. Peru is considered
one of the 12 diverse countries, with a great variety of ecosystems and
flora and fauna. Throughout most of the coast lies the wilderness of the
Pacific, while in the north coast and valleys of the Maranon, extends
the equatorial dry forest, a type of ecosystem like a tropical savanna
comes from the convergence of the Amazon influents, Andes and the
tropical rainforest of the Pacific. The mangroves are in the mouths of
the Tumbes and Piura rivers. The most widespread and mega-diverse biome
in the country is in the Amazon forest, which is divided into lowland
and highland jungle.
Peruvian cuisine is considered one of the most varied and original in
the world, has the greatest variety and diversity of dishes, there has
been more than two thousand different soups on the coast and just over
250 traditional desserts nationally. The cuisines of Peru, include
Creole cuisine, northern and Lima, the Andean gastronomy, Chifa (Chinese
food) and Amazon cooking. Perhaps the most representative dishes are the
ceviche on the coast, the pachamanca in the highland and juane in the
jungle. Between the traditional drinks are the famous pisco, chicha de
jora, traditional liquor of the highland. In the jungle, prepares masato,
indigenous liquor made from fermented cassava.
The Jorge Chavez International Airport is located in Callao, 10 km from
downtown Lima. It is Peru's main airport, because it concentrates the
majority of international and domestic flights in the country serving
about 11.800.0002 passengers per year. The airport is known for its huge
projections on connecting flights between the Americas, Asia-Pacific and
Europe. For fourth consecutive years has been chose as the Best Airport
in South America, ranking between the first places of the world ranking.
There are a total of 25 airlines operating at the airport, with flights
to 59 domestic and international destinations. The airlines with
international flights are: Lan, Taca, British Airways, American
Airlines, Aerolineas Argentinas, Aeromexico, Air France, Sky Airlines,
Tam, United Airlines, among others. And the airlines with domestic
flights are: Lan, Taca, Peruvian Airlines and Star Peru.
From Lima you can take domestic flights to Arequipa, Andahuaylas,
Cajamarca, Chiclayo, Cuzco, Huanuco, Huaraz, Huanuco, Iquitos, Juliaca,
Jauja, Piura, Pucallpa, Puerto Maldonado, Tacna, Tarapoto, Trujillo and
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Date : Sunday, March 24th, 2013
everything. It was a great trip and everything worked...
Date: Monday, March 04th, 2013
I’ve been meaning
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Date : Sunday, February 17th, 2013
Hi Miguel. The trip
to the North of Peru came out great more than what we expected...
Date : Tuesday, February 12th, 2013
Hello Luis , our
Inka trail was great thanks for planning such a incredible...
Date : Wednesday, January 30th, 2013
Hi Jenny thanks you
made that our honey moon came out fantastic ,we will never forget
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Date: Thrusday, January 24, 2013
Thank you for all
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Date : Monday, January 21st, 2013
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your itinerary and being after...
Date : Sunday, December 30th, 2012
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incredible trip thanks for everything...
Date : Friday, December 14th, 2012
Jenny thank you ,
You did a great job planning our trip we are grateful...
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Wilderness, South Africa
Date: Tuesday, November 27, 2012
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Date : Monday, November 12, 2012
I just wanted to say that I had a fantastic trip to Peru. You and
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Date : Monday, October 01, 2012
My wife and myself wish to Thank you personally for
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Date : Monday, August 06, 2012
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Date : Monday, July 30, 2012
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Date : Thursday, Jun 28, 2012
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Date : Tuesday, Jun 05, 2012
Our trip was FANTASTIC!!!! You did an outstanding
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