Capital: Lima

Currency: Peruvian Sol (PEN)

Country Code: +51

Do I need a Visa? Visas are required for many countries, best to check VisaHQ for the current requirements for each individual country

How will I charge my devices? Peru’s electrical current is 220v, 60 Hz

How do I get there?  Well, if you’re heading to Lima (LIM) and flying from…
New York: 8  hours
Los Angeles: 9 hours
Toronto: 8.5  hours
Sao Paulo: 5 hours
London: 13 hours


Geography: Peru borders Bolivia, Brazil, Ecuador and Colombia and boasts a lengthy coastline, and a vast portion of the Andes Mountain range.  Plains, hills and these stunning peaks make for exceptional trekking opportunities.

Time Zones: GMT -5

How's the weather? Peru’s climate is as diverse as its terrain, featuring 28 of the 32 microclimates that exist in the world contained within. In general, coastal climates are dry and temperate, while the Andes region is chilly to cold with much rain in the summer.  The eastern portion of the country experiences a typically warm Equatorial climate year round.