If you are traveling with a companion keep half their clothes in the suitcase and the other half in your suitcase. So if a suitcase is lost, the two have clothes in the other case they have at hand.
Always carry a flashlight in case the electricity fails in the place where it is located.
If you carry too much luggage you are very likely have to make an additional payment on any airline in traveling.
In the accommodation, choose adjoining bedrooms for children for their safety.
Drink plenty of water when hiking tours where or practice adventure sports are made.
Take simple notes or coins to tip in hotels and / or restaurants.
In certain departments of Peru, it is not necessary entry visa or passport for citizens of Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Ecuador and Colombia, among others.
For the entry of foreigners must present passport, Andean Migration Card (TAM) and consular visa. These requirements vary depending on how long visitors want to stay in the country.
www.migraciones.gob.pe see page for more information
Nuevo Sol (S / 1). It is used throughout the Peruvian territory and circulates in coins of 1, 2 and 5 Nuevos Soles and bills of 10, 20, 100 and 200 Nuevos Soles. In addition to small coins of 5, 10, 20, 50 cents.
In most commercial establishments, most accepted foreign currency is the US Dollar (US $).
The credit cards best known are: Visa, Master Card, and American Express.
The major banks are: Banco de la Nacion, Banco de Crédito, BBVA Continental, Interbank, Scotiabank and Banco Financiero.
Peru has the greatest diversity of potatoes (3000), butterflies (3532), marine and freshwater fish (2000) and Orchid (3000).
It also has the second highest diversity of birds in the world (over 1800).
84 of the 117 life zones on Earth.
28 of the 32 types of climate in the world.
And the longest river in the world (the Amazon).
13% of the Amazon rainforest.
10% of all varieties of amphibians, mammals and reptiles 5%.
3000 cultural festivals held each year.
760 churches and convents considered cultural property by the National Institute of Culture (INC).
More than 400 hot springs with therapeutic and tourism.
63 protected natural areas.
Three very different natural regions (Costa, Sierra, Selva).
8 locations are and Cultural Heritage 2 are Natural Heritage.
1 of the new seven wonders of the world: Machu Picchu.
More than 400 dishes, some of them distinguished and recognized worldwide.
6 distinct cooking classes, defined by region.
The Gastronomic Capital of America