How to get to Peru?
Peru attracts travelers from all over the world not only because of its mystery and the ability to wander through the ancient cities of the Incas (Machu Picchu), but also because of its beautiful nature. The first step in planning your trip will be to decide how to get to Peru.
A trip to Peru, as well as to any other Latin American country, will not be a budget event. Let us dwell on the different ways how to get to Peru.
Get to Peru by plane
The fastest and easiest option is an airplane. The country's main airport, Jorge Chavez, is located in the capital, Lima, from where you can get to other cities of Peru (Cusco, Tarapoto, Iquitos, Arequipa, Ayacucho, etc.) by local airlines (Lan Peru, Taca, Star Peru and others).
There is no direct communication between Russia and Peru, so you have to fly with transfers in Europe, the United States or Latin America. When you dock in the US, you will need a US visa.
Often, such airlines as KLM, Air France, Air Europa arrange sales for flights to Latin America, so there is a chance to save on a ticket.When you fly with transfers, you can buy tickets from various airlines (for example, Aeroflot to New York and Jet Blue to Lima), but this will cause more trouble in organizing the trip and may become a problem if any flight is delayed. In addition, it is often financially more profitable to buy all the tickets of one airline. To save on airline tickets will help you another article on our site: How to buy a plane ticket.
Get to Peru by bus
Since railway transport is poorly developed in Peru (5 domestic lines of railways), you can get to Peru from neighboring countries only by car or bus. When planning trips around the country, it is better to familiarize yourself with the routes, as well as the time of the route, because the distance of 500-600 km buses overcome for 12 hours. Lima is connected by regular buses with Argentina, Chile, Ecuador and other countries. Some of the routes you can see on the official site.
Get to peru by ship
This type of travel is quite expensive, but it has its own charm. Cruise liners to Peru depart from Chile, USA, Ecuador, Costa Rica, Panama and other countries.