About Peru

Bordered by the Pacific Ocean along one side and countries including Bolivia, Brazil, Chile and Ecuador, this South American nation is one of the top tourist destinations on the continent. In Peru, there are several locals and online travel agents that offers guided tours at reasonable pricing. The country is known to be one of the world’s oldest civilization societies with fascinating archaeological sites of Pre-Colombian societies. Stretching over 1,000,000 square kilometers, the country has a population of about 30 million people. Some of the major cities in the country include Cusco Pisco, Puno, Isquitos, Huaraz and the capital Lima, which is also considered the largest city on the Pacific coast.

Located on the western side of the South American continent, Peru has rich natural resources and considered a paradise for vacationers. Generally, Peruvians are friendly, hospitable and peaceful people who are ready to provide help to strangers in need. Upon arrival in Peru, tourists are given a visa stating the number of days they are allowed to stay. The stamped passport usually permits visitors to stay for a maximum of 183 days. Once the number of days are up, there can no longer be an extension except you decide on paying an overstay fine of USD1 on a daily basis. Its major airport, Jorge Chavez International Airport is located in the capital city of Lima. Remember this when searching for airline tickets to Peru. The airport offers daily flights to major cities of the world including Houston, New York City, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Toronto, Canada etc. The official language of this South American nation is Spanish. Except in big cities such as Lima, it’s uncommon to come by locals who speak English to some extent.

There are loads of lovely sites in Peru that offers exciting moments. Some of the sites worth visiting include Machu Picchu, one of the country’s archaeological sites; Cuzo the sacred valley, Colca Canyo, a magnificent landscape scenery with beautiful vegetation and wildlife; the fun-filled Manu National Park and the Amazon River where you’ll find over 2000 bird species, jaguars, pink dolphins and about 4,000 types of butterflies. Peru is a country that offers variety of fun-filled activities including biking, rafting, kayaking, sandboarding, paragliding, horseback riding and much more. With rich traditions of festivals and events, the country is also known to have some of the best 5-star accommodations made specifically for tourist and business travelers.

The currency used in Peru is known as the nuevo sol. Most of the stores in smaller towns do not accept credit cards or travelers check. It is, therefore, advisable to have as much cash as possible with you. There are also availability of ATMs in major cities, tourist centers and upmarket hotels. Most banks charge a very high fee for withdrawing cash using the ATM, while some don’t.

There a many different restaurants and bars that offers healthy food and exotic drinks. Some big towns are well known with a particular brand of beer that you can hardly get elsewhere in the country. Some of the most popular beers you can find in bars around Peru include Cristal and Cusqueña.

If you wish to explore the wonders of South American nations, the best and most peaceful place to visit is Peru.

 

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About Peru

Bordered by the Pacific Ocean along one side and countries including Bolivia, Brazil, Chile and Ecuador, this South American nation is one of the top tourist destinations on the continent. In Peru, there are several locals and online travel agents that offers guided tours at reasonable pricing. The country is known to be one of the world’s oldest civilization societies with fascinating archaeological sites of Pre-Colombian societies. Stretching over 1,000,000 square kilometers, the country has a population of about 30 million people. Some of the major cities in the country include Cusco Pisco, Puno, Isquitos, Huaraz and the capital Lima, which is also considered the largest city on the Pacific coast.

Located on the western side of the South American continent, Peru has rich natural resources and considered a paradise for vacationers. Generally, Peruvians are friendly, hospitable and peaceful people who are ready to provide help to strangers in need. Upon arrival in Peru, tourists are given a visa stating the number of days they are allowed to stay. The stamped passport usually permits visitors to stay for a maximum of 183 days. Once the number of days are up, there can no longer be an extension except you decide on paying an overstay fine of USD1 on a daily basis. Its major airport, Jorge Chavez International Airport is located in the capital city of Lima. Remember this when searching for airline tickets to Peru. The airport offers daily flights to major cities of the world including Houston, New York City, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Toronto, Canada etc. The official language of this South American nation is Spanish. Except in big cities such as Lima, it’s uncommon to come by locals who speak English to some extent.

There are loads of lovely sites in Peru that offers exciting moments. Some of the sites worth visiting include Machu Picchu, one of the country’s archaeological sites; Cuzo the sacred valley, Colca Canyo, a magnificent landscape scenery with beautiful vegetation and wildlife; the fun-filled Manu National Park and the Amazon River where you’ll find over 2000 bird species, jaguars, pink dolphins and about 4,000 types of butterflies. Peru is a country that offers variety of fun-filled activities including biking, rafting, kayaking, sandboarding, paragliding, horseback riding and much more. With rich traditions of festivals and events, the country is also known to have some of the best 5-star accommodations made specifically for tourist and business travelers.

The currency used in Peru is known as the nuevo sol. Most of the stores in smaller towns do not accept credit cards or travelers check. It is, therefore, advisable to have as much cash as possible with you. There are also availability of ATMs in major cities, tourist centers and upmarket hotels. Most banks charge a very high fee for withdrawing cash using the ATM, while some don’t.

There a many different restaurants and bars that offers healthy food and exotic drinks. Some big towns are well known with a particular brand of beer that you can hardly get elsewhere in the country. Some of the most popular beers you can find in bars around Peru include Cristal and Cusqueña.

If you wish to explore the wonders of South American nations, the best and most peaceful place to visit is Peru.

 

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