Home of Machu Pichu and a vibrant section of Amazon rainforest, Peru has officially reopened its borders for tourism as of October 5, 2020. As per the announcement of President Martín Vizcarra, “International flights will be authorized, as of October 5, between countries in the region and little by little to other latitudes.”
Who Can Enter Peru?
Some of the first visitors who can enter Peru on October 5th are those who came from the following countries:
Latest Update – As of December 9, the borders of Peru have reopened to select cities in the US and Canada. New destinations with flights to and from Peru include Houston, Atlanta, Los Angeles, New York, Orlando, Miami, Toronto, and major cities in Brazil and Argentina.
Are There Mandatory Tests and/or Quarantine Upon Arrival?
All arrivals should bring proof of a negative PCR test performed no longer than 48 hours before arrival. Any passenger who cannot provide the negative PCR test could be denied boarding or will face a 14-day quarantine upon arrival.
Other Entry Requirements
- All arrivals to Peru should fill a health declaration.
- All arriving passengers should expect thermal temperature scans
- Passenger should wear masks on the plane and in the terminal
- Tourists should practice social distancing and frequent hand sanitizing.
Safety Measures and Health Protocols
- Firstly, tourists should observe social distancing.
- Secondly, a mask should be worn in all public indoor, public transport, and all outdoor areas.
What’s Open in Peru?
- Reopening of travel agencies and tour operators
- Museums, galleries, cultural centers but at 60% capacity
- Restaurants and cafes but at 50% capacity
- Stores, boutiques, and shopping centers but at 60% capacity
- Outdoor fitness clubs but at 50% capacity
- Zoos, theme parks, and botanical gardens but at 60% capacity
- Sport Fishing and nautical sports but at 50% capacity