On this page, Aracari is providing Peru coronavirus updates and responses to frequently asked questions about travel to Peru at this time. Our aim here is to keep you updated with the situation so that it becomes easier for you to start planning (or re-planning) your itineraries to this diverse and vibrant land. Besides our response to each question, you will see the date when the answer was last updated. If you are making travel plans and want to check with us on the latest, up-to-the-minute information, or have other specific questions you would like to ask, then please contact us and our local experts will be able to assist you.

For further information about the measures, Aracari is putting in place to ensure your safe travel with us, please read the information here

[21 January 2022]

Flights to Peru are welcome from all countries except for from South Africa.

Flights of non-nationals and non-residents coming from South Africa, or those flights with a stop in South Africa, are currently suspended.

 

[21 January 2022]

Those who wish to enter Peruvian national territory, must present proof that they have received both doses of a COVID-19 vaccination, the second of which should have been administrated at least 14 days before boarding their flight to Peru.

Those who are not fully vaccinated against COVID-19, must instead present a negative result of a molecular test, taken within 48 hours of boarding their flight.

Children under the age of 12 years are except from both of these regulations.

It is a requirement of the Peruvian government that each person arriving in Peru must complete a ‘Affidavit of Health and Geolocation Authorization’ form online. This must be done within 72 hours of boarding.

 

[21 January 2022]

All of Peru's international and domestic airports are open. For domestic flights, passengers are required to sign an official document stating that they do not present Covid-19 symptoms.

 

[21 January 2022]

Flights from all countries, with the exception of South Africa and those flights which have stopped in South Africa, are permitted to enter Peru.

[21 January 2022]

Passengers over 12 years old, who wish to enter Peruvian national territory, must prove that 14 days before boarding they had received both doses of a Covid-19 vaccine. Alternatively, passengers over 12 must present a negative result of a molecular test taken up to 48 hours prior boarding their flight.

[21 January 2022]

Machu Picchu and other archaeological sites and museums are open, beaches all over the country have also been opened.

 

[21 January 2022]

Nationwide curfews are currently in place across Peru. These differ from between 12:00am and 4:00am, or 11:00pm and 4:00am, depending on the region.

Social and family gatherings are currently prohibited.

Everyone must wear face masks outside of homes, and for malls, banks or grocery stores the use of two masks is mandatory.

Important information:

The Peruvian government has created an alert system to monitor the varying levels of Covid-19 across the country. It means that should you be traveling to any of the regions in an alert level (alert levels range from one to four), then passengers over the age of 18 will need to present proof that they have received both doses of a COVID-19 vaccination. And, as of January 23, 2022 - this proof of vaccination will include a booster dose for travelers who are over the age of 50.

Those who are not fully vaccinated against COVID-19, must instead present a negative result of a molecular test, taken within 48 hours of boarding their mode of transport.

[21 January 2022]

You can travel freely within Peru. Borders are open but there are curfews in place which differ depending on the region. There's no longer lockdown on Sundays.

[21 January 2022]

If passengers are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, or instead can present a negative result of a molecular test taken within 48 hours of departure, there is no need for quarantine.