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Country Guide - Peru

  • Inca Trail, Peru
    Inca Trail, Peru

Welcome to the Exodus Travel Guide to Peru.

Peru's geographical diversity is incredible, featuring barren coastal desert, the spectacular scenery of the high Andes, lush cloud forest and steamy rainforest, making it the perfect place for trekking and wildlife exploration. In addition to its natural attractions, Peru's friendly indigenous people, fascinating Inca and colonial history and rich and varied cuisine mean that any trip to this intriguing country is a cultural delight. 

Our guide to Peru will provide you with all the travel information you need to prepare for your holiday to this wonderful country.


  • Full Name

    República del Perú/Republic of Peru

  • Capital City


  • Currency

    Nuevo Sol

  • Timezone(s)

    GMT -5

  • Plug Types

    • European plug with two circular metal pins
    • American-style plug with two parallel flat blades above a circular grounding pin
    • Japanese-style plug with two parallel flat blades

    Voltage: 220V
    Frequency (Hz): 60Hz


 For the latest travel advice on visiting Peru:

>> Foreign & Commonwealth Office advice for travelling to Peru

>> BBC Country Profile on Peru

To purchase guidebooks and maps for your visit to Peru:

>> Exodus Travels on


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