How to Travel to Peru

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Contact a travel agency to help you plan your trip. 

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Research the best times of year to visit. 

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Vaccinate yourself against infection.

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Purchase travel health insurance. 

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Obtain a passport or visa if needed.

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Book a flight to Peru.

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Book early to see Machu Picchu.

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Reserve rooms in a hotel or hostel.

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Change your money to Nuevo Sol.

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Memorize a few simple Spanish phrases. 

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Bring clothing dependent on the time of year and location of your stay.

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Take extra medication just in case you get sick.

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Buy an electrical adapter for Peru's outlets.

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Use ride-sharing apps like Uber to get around. 

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Use only official, licensed taxis to get around. 

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Take buses to travel between cities. 

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Explore Lima to see its museums and plazas.

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Get a permit to hike the Inca Trail.

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Go on a plane tour to see the Nazca Lines. 

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Get a permit to hike the Inca Trail. 

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Visit the Islas Flotantes de los Uros. 

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Explore Lima to see its museums and plazas.

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Try the local food and drink.

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Carry bottled water with you to avoid drinking tap water. 

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