TRAVEL TO PERU

WHY PERU?

Peru is renowned for its Pre-Columbian sites, its cuisine and its diverse cultures and traditions. It is also home to numerous national parks, reserves and sanctuaries, a testament to the country’s incredible biodiversity. For the adventurer, there is trekking, horseback riding, river cruising, sand boarding, and much more to stimulate both mind and body.

BEFORE YOU GO

Things to Know for Your Trip

Exploring Peru is an exciting adventure, but getting there doesn’t have to be. Take a look at our travel guide for helpful information about your visit, from visas and vacation tours to entertainment, and much more.

GETTING TO PERU

How Long Are Average Flights?

ATL 6 hours LAX 8.5 hours YYZ 8 hours
DFW 7 hours MIA/FLL/MCO 5 hours
IAH 6 hours JFK/EWR 7.5 hours

Flights within Peru are frequent and take up to two hours to reach most destinations outside of Lima.

TRAVEL PROVIDERS

Peru enjoys a strong and growing commitment by ETC travel planners to showcase this spectacular country.

Tours to Peru have figured among the offerings of ETC Travel Planners for decades, reflecting their ongoing commitment to promoting this multi-faceted, culturally and scenically rich destination.

EDUCATIONAL MUST SEES AND DOS

There are many online sites that recommend ten or more top sites or things to do in Peru. Aside from the comprehensive presentation by PromPeru, click on “More” to see additional sites and their recommendations.

SUGGESTED ITINERARIES

Following the Executive Advisory Council meeting in Peru in 2014, its members were asked to recommend itineraries based on their in-country experience. Clicking on “More” will give you all the details.

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS

Peru is basically a country of open doors. The entry into Peru for Citizens of most American and Western European countries does not require a tourist visa. The maximum period of stay granted by the authorities is 183 days (cannot be extended). For longer periods of time for other purposes (business, study, work, etc.) it is necessary to apply for the corresponding visa at a Peruvian consulate.