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Visas & Health

VISAS & DOCUMENTATION

Citizens of most countries in Latin America , Western Europe , Asia , North America , Australia , New Zealand and South Africa do not required visa to enter Peru . However, the respective valid passport is required. Citizens of Bolivia , Ecuador and Chile do not need a passport or visa to visit certain regions of Peru .

If the purpose of your visit is tourism, the maximum time of stay is 90 days ( you can request extensions with the immigration authorities)

To obtain a tourist visa you need a valid passport, two color photos , an application form , air ticket for the return from Peru , a proof of economic solvency and a fee payment . For more information please contact the Peruvian diplomatic representative in your country for more information. Addresses and phone numbers are included in the web site Ministerio de relaciones exteriores del Peru : www.rree.gob.pe.

HEALTH

It is always necessary to take some precautions before visiting a new country due to the change of environment and diet may entail some changes in our organism. the Information below are some tips that you should consider.

  • Vaccinations: there are no vaccines currently compulsory for Peru. However, you should consider some to prevent: Polio, Typhoid, Tetanus, Hepatitis A. If you have planned to visit the Amazon rainforest (Puerto Maldonado, Manu, Iquitos), a vaccine against Yellow Fever and Malaria pills are recommended.
  • Food: The change of food diet can cause some stomach problems such as diarrhea are common, we recommend to avoid eating food in the streets, and only eat well cooked food . As for drinks is recommended to drink bottled water. Drinking water from rivers or pipes is not advisable

Altitude Sickness (Soroche)

In some places of Peru located from 3000 meters of height as Cusco and Puno is usual to feel the first few hours the lack of oxygen and the agitation when walking, sometimes brings a headache nausea and lack of appetite,etc. It is altitude sickness also known as Soroche usually lasts the first days while the body adjust to the altitude . To mitigate  the symptoms a little, at your arrival in Cusco is recommended rest and avoid extreme physical activity  the first few hours and drink enough water.The mate de coca helps a lot and you can find it in your hotel, also is advisable avoid eating heavy food, drink alcoholic beverages and smoking the first few hours. There are also medicines that help counteract the symptoms such as Diamox and Soroche pills that you can find at local pharmacies.

PROHIBITIONS

  • According to Peruvian laws, the extraction, transportation and commercialization of any species of flora and fauna alive or dead is prohibited and extends to any object made ​​of parts, without the prior permission of INRENA.
  • It is  prohibited and punishable the commercialization and export of original pieces of the National Cultural Heritage.
  • It is prohibited the transportation and commercialization of any drugs like marijuana, cocaine, opium, crack,and others.
  • It is prohibited to photograph airports, military bases, places near pylons and police stations. In some churches, cathedrals and museums are forbidden to take photographs or film.

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