Information for tourists

All the information you need

Everything you need to know

What you need to know before and during your trip to Cusco. Knowing the basic information about your destination can help you during your visit there.
Cusco is a destination that has grown exponentially in recent years. This has led to the tourist offer is larger and varied.
Here are tools and information that we think may be useful in the planning as well during your trip to Cusco.

Currency

Currency

Learn about the Peruvian Nuevo Sol, foreign currency, traveler's checks, banks, exchange houses, credit cards and currency exchange in Cusco.

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Currency Converter

Currency Converter

This tool turns your currency in the equivalent of Nuevo Sol and vice versa. Consult it before and during your travel to calculate the expenses

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Altitude Sickness

Altitude Sickness

What is altitude sickness, how to avoid it, what to do in case of suffering. Find the answers in this section.

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Visas and immigration

Visas and immigration

Learn about the documentation required to enter Peru according to their nationality.

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Useful Phone Numbers

Useful Phone Numbers

Here you will find a list of phones which communicate in an emergency, telephone codes and consulates in Cusco.

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When to travel

When to travel

Know the best time to travel to Cusco and Machu Picchu. Find out about the pros and cons of each season and choose the time for your trip.

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Cusco Weather

Cusco Weather

Cusco has two distinct seasons during the year, Rainy and Dry. Know their characteristics and months comprising each.

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Travel Tips

Travel Tips

If you are traveling to Machu Picchu, read our recommendations. Find in this section about the weather, what you need to carry in trips and more.

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How to move in Cusco

How to move in Cusco

You can move in buses and mini buses or taxi service. In this section we provide transport information and approximate distance costs.

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