2018 WCO IT Conference and Exhibition

Traveling to Peru invites you to visit a country rich in culture and history. To begin this experience, you have a wide range of alternatives such as peaceful beaches that accompany you throughout the shores in a sunny day, the pure air of the skies of Peruvian highlands along with beautiful Andes providing you with peace of mind, or adventure tours throughout the jungle that faces you with the Amazon River. Peru: a country whose variety and authenticity of its culture, nature and worldwide recognized gastronomy can give you. Live the experience.



Timezone: GMT -5 hours


Currency: PEN (Peruvian Sol)


























Climate: Peru is an extremely diverse country with 11 ecological regions and 84 of the 117 world’s different types of “life zone”. It has a huge variety of landscapes thanks to its geography which also provides it with a wide range of natural resources. The country has 3 main regions according to the traditional method of dividing the country by altitude: coast, highland and rainforest.


Health: Hygienic conditions in Peru are good particularly in the cities however it is not safe to drink the tap water.

Over the last year health services have been modernized and expanded to many hospitals and clinics in order provide adequate care; however it is always advisable to purchase your own travel health insurance.


Vaccination: There are no required vaccinations for travelers to Peru. However if you wish to visit the Amazonian region of the country, the Ministry of Health recommends vaccinations against yellow fever.





Main Public Support Centers (firemen, policemen, hospitals, etc.)

In case of emergency, you can call the following numbers:

Police – 105

Civil Defense – 110

Red Cross – 115

Firefighters – 116