Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, there has been a critical situation at the tourism area all around Perú before the pandemic, the tourism in Peru used to be very successful. This country used to have thousands of flights from everywhere and tourism had millions of visitors every year At present and after having almost all the tourism services were closed, have been opening slowly different hotels, restaurants and the most representative attractions, taking
care to respect the protocols and rules the government has established.
Hotels are again and fortunately with mid capacity of tourism, majority of Peruvian passengers; restaurants and bars are open with a capacity of the 50%; cinemas are already opened with a reduced capacity and almost the whole tourist attractions are open already with more than 30% of the adult population vaccinated; the Peruvian Government is
announcing periodically new rules according to the number of cases in each region.
Travelers entering the country must fill out a sworn statement and also provide the following before boarding the plane: a negative molecular test result (PCR) taken no later than 72 hours prior to check-in, a negative antigen test taken no later than 24 hours prior to check-in The entrance of non-resident passengers from India, South Africa and/or Brazil, or who have made a stopover in such countries in the last 14 days, is suspended until August 22nd.Quarantine is not required for travelers entering the country, except for Peruvians and foreign residents from South Africa, Brazil and/or India or who have made a layover in those countries, they must mandatorily quarantine at their home, accommodation or other temporary isolation center for a period of fourteen 14 days from the date of arrival in Peru.
Flights within the country (domestic) do not require prior molecular tests. You will only be asked to sign an affidavit stating that you do not have symptoms of COVID-19.
As Andina says, A total of 446 tourist attractions within 48 tourist destinations located across Peru have received the Safe Travels Stamp —bestowed by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC)— which recognizes them as safe for tourists at times of COVID-19.
This was confirmed by Foreign Trade and Tourism Minister Claudia Cornejo, who noted that this achievement is the result of collaborative efforts made by public and private sectors in all regions throughout the country. According to the government official, this is an important achievement which will give a clear boost to the recovery of tourism,
particularly this year, as it marks the Bicentennial of Peru’s Independence.
“The Safe Travels Stamp firmly contributes to the responsible and safe reopening of tourism, as well as the economy,” the minister expressed. “Regaining the confidence of travelers is important, and this distinction will help us achieve such a goal. I would like to underline the fact that we have reached the set target, which is important. That was our
commitment and we are satisfied,” she added.
The Oxford Business Group mention: Just to remember and thanks to its unique historic and cultural offering, including one of the world’s most exciting cuisines, Peru is the fastest-growing tourism destination in the region. In January 2017 the country once again appeared on several go-to destinations lists, including Bloomberg’s “Where to go in 2017”,
while The New York Times also singled out Cusco and the Sacred Valley as “must-sees”in its 2017 travel list, and for the fifth time, Peru in December 2016 was named the World’s Leading Culinary Destination at the World Travel Awards. Lima ranks with New York, London and Mexico City for its triple helping of the world’s best-ranked restaurants.
Peru has incredible such different areas to visit and a lot of people and that they used to depend on this business was really a pity to be closed all this time. Do not lose the opportunity of visiting and experience this magical country and its enigmatic, incredible and amazing sites without forgetting its great cuisine