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Peru Walks, Treks & Cultural Holidays

Peru Walks, Treks & Cultural Holidays

With its towering mountain ranges and fascinating Inca heritage, Peru is one of the most exciting countries to visit in South America and a trekker's paradise.

  • Capital city: Lima
  • Population: 31,377,000 (est 2015)
  • Size of country: 1,285,216 sq km
  • Currency: Peruvian nuevo sol
  • Power supply: 110 or 220 volts
  • Sockets: Round two-pin or flat two or three-pin sockets
  • Language: Spanish and Quechua
  • Time difference: GMT -5 hours
  • Visas: British nationals may visit Peru as a tourist with a valid passport without a visa for a maximum stay of 90 days
  • Religion: Roman Catholic 81.3%, Evangelical 12.5%, other 3.3%, unspecified or none 2.9% (2007 Census)
  • Popular dishes: Ceviche (seafood marinated in lime juice and chillies, served with sweet potato, corn and salad) or Cuy (roasted guinea pig)
  • Popular drinks: Pisco Sour (cocktail)
  • Did you know: The potato is originally from Peru and they produce over 3,000 varieties.
  • FCO advice: FCO travel advice
  • World Travel Guide: World Travel Guide / Peru
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