|Lima - Callao/Chavez Intl (LIM)||16 km / 10 miles||USD 10-18 / 25-30 min||USD 0.25||-||Available|
Arequipa and the Colca canyon, declared a World Heritage Site in 2000.
Cusco, the navel of the world in the Quechua language, an important crossroads on the Inca roads which linked all of South America, declared a World Heritage Site in 1983.
The National Park of Manu (Puerto Maldonado), World Natural Heritage Site in 1987. A great tropical forest reserve in the world.
The hot springs of Aguascalientes, the nearest town to Machu Picchu (about 8 km away), ideal after the Inca Trail.
La Herradura: on Peru's central coast, in the Chorrillos region. A very popular beach.
Mancora: undoubtedly Peru's most beautiful beach, Mancora delights people with its heavenly peacefulness.
Mountain climbing in the Andes (the White Cordillera, the Volcanic Cordillera, the Vilcabamba Cordillera).
Surfing (Organos, Cabo Blanco, Puerto Chicama or Malabrigo, Lima's beaches)
Canoeing (River Tumbes, River Santa, Apurimac Canyon, Rio Colca).
Cycling, climbing, kayaking, paragliding, fishing, diving.
|Top Highlights in the Main Cities|
|Lima Art Museum|
|The Larco Museum|
|Lima Contemporary Art Museum|
|Museum of the Inquisition|
|Barranco, the Bohemian district|
|King Felipe Fortress|
|Pedro de Osma Museum|
|Alameda de Los Descalzos and Paseo de Aguas|
|Top Highlights of the Country|
|The White Cordillera|
|Expedition in the jungle|
A certificate of vaccination against yellow fever is required for travelers who intend to travel in jungle areas of the country under 2 300 m. The risk of malaria P. vivax (70%) and P. falciparum (30%) is high in 21 of the 33 health districts.
You are advised to avoid the foods which present the most risk. Only drink potable water (in sealed bottles, treated, boiled or filtered).
Insect bites (flies, mosquitos, midges) can transmit diseases. Be careful of altitude sickness.
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|Emergency medical services||117|
However, it is not advisable to take traveler's checks in Euros as these can only be changed in Lima, with commission. On the other hand, those in dollars can be changed at the Banco de Credito. You can withdraw money from an ATM with Visa or MasterCard. ATMs are found in all cities now.
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