Useful Information Peru
Practical information for the trekkers - Essential points; It is important to feel strong and healthy during your trek. Please, bring all personal health supplies necessary during your trek. We will provide nutritious high energy food for your entire trip. This includes all main meals, drinks, and a variety of snacks throughout the day.
The nuevo sol (abbreviated S or S /) is the Peruvian national currency. The currency in August 2016 was S / 1 = 0.26 € and 1 € = S / 3.74. To know some tourist services are also payable in American dollars, that is why in the vending machines it is possible to withdraw Nuevo Soles or Dollars.
Questions about Machu Picchu and the Inca Trail; When you plan to visit Machu Picchu, we always advise you to look for some information and read about it. The same goes for the Inca Trail. Still it is possible that you have some more questions about the sanctuary and the trails leading there. Therefore we will sum up the most asked questions about Machu Picchu and try to answer them the best we can.
It is recommended - not compulsory - to make the vaccines: DTCP, hepatitis B - as well as that of yellow fever (for the Amazon!), Typhoid and hepatitis A (long stay), rabies (for the hinterland) .
The altitude must be taken seriously. Arrival at high altitude,
FAQs Peru Tours - What can I see in Peru?
Machu Picchu, undoubtedly, is the most famous attraction. But there are plenty of other destinations like Lake Titicaca, the City of Cusco, Arequipa and Lima. Refer our Classic Peru and Highlights of Peru itineraries for details.
You can find here the list of things to take with you for your trek:
- Shoes in which you are comfortable
- A bottle of water or a gourd that you can fill all along the way- Sun cream (do not trust the cold, the sun is flashing!)