Due to the constantly changing situation about Covid 19, we would like to keep you updated about the current restrictions for travel in Peru.
The Peruvian government has published a series of measures and recommendations nationwide to confront the Covid 19 pandemic in Peru. According to the Supreme decree N° 018-2022-PCM, dated 1st of October 2022.
Respect social distancing with no less than a 1-meter distance
Wash your hands regularly.
Use a facemask or double mask in health facilities, public transport, and closed buildings without ventilation.
Using a face mask in open spaces and well-ventilated buildings is optional.
For people with respiratory illnesses, using facemasks remains obligatory in open and closed spaces.
Using a facemask is optional for students and teachers in schools and education facilities.
Avoid large gatherings.
If your flight has a layover in Peru, you must show evidence of a double vaccination for those over 12. Failing this, a negative molecular test no older than 48 hours may be presented.
Masks should be worn in enclosed spaces, a KN95 is recommended, but a surgical or cloth mask is also accepted. Business entry may require a double mask, so have one in your pocket.
Interprovincial travel (bus travel) requires evidence of a triple vaccination for those over the age of 18 and double vaccination for those over the age of 12. Non-residents of Peru only need a double vaccination.
Air travel through Peru requires proof of double vaccination for non-residents over the age of 12 and triple vaccination for Peruvian residents over 18.
Entry to Peru requires evidence of double vaccination for those over the age of 12, as well as the completion of a travel affidavit.
Ensure the property is well ventilated, with open windows and doors wherever possible
Prioritize working remotely and staggered entrance and exit times of employees.
Entrance into commercial or shopping centers:
If you are 18 years and over, you must enter busy commercial centers, shopping malls, galleries, supermarkets, markets, restaurants, enclosed spaces, casinos, etc. You should show your vaccination card, either physical or virtual, demonstrating that you have received your total dose of the covid 19 vaccination in Peru or abroad and the booster shot for people over 40 years old.
If you work in an office environment, you should present your full vaccination card with the total dose against COVID-19 in Peru or abroad.
If you do not have a complete vaccination card, you should work remotely, wherever your work allows you to do so.
Entrance into sports stadiums and arenas
Suppose you are over 12 years old and wish to enter sports arenas, stadiums, or complexes. In that case, you should present your vaccination card (physical or virtual copy) showing the total dose of the covid 19 vaccine in Peru or abroad.
If you are over 18 years old, you also need to show proof of the booster shot (3rd dose)
In all cases, you should permanently use double face masks or one KN95 surgical facemask.
Machu Picchu is once again operating at 100% capacity.
The current restrictions for traveling to Machu Picchu by train are:
Those over 40 must present either physical or virtual evidence of a vaccine and a booster jab. Failing that, they must show proof of a negative molecular test with results no older than 48 hours.
Anyone over 40 who wishes to enter Inca Rail premises (ticket offices, waiting rooms, etc.) must present evidence of a booster vaccination.
Those over 18 must present either physical or virtual evidence of a vaccine. OR proof of a negative molecular test with results no older than 48 hours.
Anyone over 18 who wishes to enter Inca Rail premises (ticket offices, waiting rooms, etc.) must present evidence of vaccination.
Anyone without the above will be denied entry to the service by current government regulations.
All the best, and travel safely!
The Valencia Travel team