Are you travelling to Peru?

Peru is a country in western South America. It is bordered by Brazil, Chile, Bolivia, Ecuador, Columbia, and the Pacific Ocean. The Andes mountains extend from the north to the southeast of the country and the Amazon Basin rainforest is located in the east. Its climate varies from dry desert in the west to tropical in the east and temperate to frigid in the Andes.

Capital City: Lima

Languages: Spanish/Quechua/Amyara

Population: 31 million

Currency: Nuevo Sol

Entry Requirements:

  • Business or Student visa is required. Canadians must have a passport.

Diseases to consider:

Travel Alerts

Check Government of Canada advisories specific to Peru here.