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  • 2020/09/27
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  • 2020/09/28
    Lima

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(Updated: October, 23, 2019 23:11)

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Official NameRepublic of Peru
Population31 million people
CapitalLima
Country CodePE
LanguageSpanish
Country Code (international calls)51
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The flight time to Peru is approximately 8~9 hours. Check the climate, currency, religion, manners, other information of Peru below. Wishing you pleasant travels to Peru.


Peru is a South American country situated in the western part of the continent. Peru is bordered by Ecuador, Colombia, Brazil and Chile.

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Visa and Immigration Procedures to Peru

Passengers visiting Peru are required to hold a valid passport and visa. Exemption from the visa requirement is granted to passport holders from the USA, most Central American countries, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand and all European Union countries. Passengers can be denied entry if they do not hold a return ticket or a ticket reservation. An onward ticket instead of a return ticket is also accepted. The maximum stay permitted is limited to 183 days in one year. Travelers from other countries in need of the visa may obtain it at any Embassy of Peru in the world.

Things/Items Allowed into Peru

Travelers to Peru may bring in a maximum of 400 cigarettes, 250 grams of tobacco or 50 cigars and 3 liters of alcoholic beverages.

Things/Items Forbidden out of Peru

・Ammunition and Firearms ・Artistic and Cultural Artifacts

Things/Items Forbidden into Peru

・Raw Meat ・Narcotics and Illegal Drugs

Voice of Travelers to Peru

Onward ticket with ten days in Peru

I traveled on an onward ticket from Washington D.C. through Peru to Chile. I purchased the ticket with Delta Airlines. This ticket was expensive, but I had always dreamed of seeing Peru, so I bought this rather expensive ticket instead of a regular direct ticket to Chile. Delta Airlines offered great service and lunch was included in the price of the airfare ticket as well. I fell in love with Peru from the moment I disembarked the plane in Lima. I spent most of my ten days in Peru exploring the Incan ruins in Machu Picchu. With a direct ticket to Chile, I would have never been able to do so. I also fell in love with the people of Peru. I am so glad that I didn't buy a direct ticket to Chile because with such ticket I would have never discovered Peru.

Cheap ticket to Peru and back

I found a very good return ticket deal to Peru with hotel and transportation included. Not knowing much about Peru, I decided to give it a try and I purchased the ticket through a local airfare ticket agency. My journey started in Miami on a direct flight to Peru. Once in Peru, I decided to spend some time in Cusco, so I bought another flight ticket with Viva Air Peru and flew to Cusco. This flight ticket was very cheap. Then, I bought a bus ticket to get to the archeological site of Machu Picchu. The Incan ruins were splendid. I can only recommend Peru.

Peru Travelers' Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Do people in Peru speak English?

A. Although English is not an official language, visitors will have no problem understanding people or communicating in Peru. Peru is a touristic destination, therefore many people are able to speak English. English is widely spoken in Lima as well as Cusco, the main touristic hubs in Peru.

Q. What is the best season to visit Peru?

A. In general, it depends on what activities you are planning to do in Peru, but December to May are the peak travel months in the capital city of Lima. The weather varies widely by region, from tropical rainforest conditions at Iquitos to arid, desertlike Nazca. Therefore it also depends on what region of Peru you would like to visit.

Peru - Direct Flights to Major Airports

Airports handling direct flights toJorge Chávez International Airport・Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas Airport ・Miami International Airport ・Dulles International Airport

Flight Routes to Peru

Direct flights to Peru are available from various cities in the USA such as Washington D.C., Miami, Atlanta, and Dallas, as well as from a number of countries in South America such as Argentina, Chile, and Ecuador. Viva Air Peru and LATAM Peru are the two main air carriers in Peru with primary flights to domestic and regional destinations. A number of smaller airports can be found in Peru that mainly operate domestic flights. When flying to Peru from abroad, it is necessary to travel on a return ticket. The Jorge Chávez International Airport is the main airport.