If Peru evokes infallibly the Earth of the Incas and the Machu Picchu, This country of South – American possesses many wealths more, both for his great biological diversity and for his exceptional cultural patrimony inherited from the past and présent civilisations.
Peru announces the travelers three principal ecosystems. Going of the West in the eastern part, You cross first the Coast, then the Saw and, finally, the Jungle. To sorrow ç¡that the Coast Appeases it is an arid desert, there happened there many civilizations (Chimú, Mochica, Is born, Paracas …). Each one left us an important archaeological patrimony that still reserves many surprises. In addition, the Coast is the area of an unusual fauna: penguins and wolves of the sea coexist in the corrientes of cold water of Paracas's Natural Reserve.
As for the Mountain chain of the Andes, one of the cinnamons of mountain more discharges of the World, is known for being the cradle of the Civilization Inca. This it extended his hegemony on the Andean space from Cusco's region, where they remain numerous vestiges. The tropical humid Jungle is very rich in the head-boards of the Amazon. .They distinguish the jungle of mountain on the oriental hillside of the Andes and the tropical jungle of the low lands. The natural diversity of these forests is undeniably associated to the Indigenous Villages that live in: nowadays they are more than 50 to living in the Peruvian Amazonia.
We propose him to make him discover this fabulous variety during an unforgettable trip.
Population: Peru counts 27 million inhabitants whose majority lives in the coastal cities. It smooths, the capital, groups a third part of the Peruvian population (almost 9 millions).
Superficia: 1 285 215 km ², or twice more than Spain.
Languages: The official language is the Spanish. Also the autochthonous languages spoken in the Andes and in the Amazonia, are recognized legally by the Peruvian Constitution. 45 for 100 of the population he speaks the Quechua..
Mint: The official currency of Peru is the new Sun, symbolized: " S/. ". Nevertheless the majority of the business accept the dollar $US and increasingly the Euro €.
To indicative title, on the 1st of June, 2008:
1 € = S./4,40 = 1,55 $US
0,23 € = S./ 1 = 0,35 $US
0,64 € = S./ 2,83 = 1 $US
Proceed: to travel to Peru, You must have a valid passport. For the European travelers, no visa is necessary for a tourist low or equal trip to 90 days. If You need mas information, we invite him to contact the services of the Consulate corresponding to his country of proveniencia.
Heath: The vaccine against the yellow fever is obligatory to travel to the jungle.
JUNGLE TRIPS: Forest Of Clouds | Expedition Inchipato | Amarumayo - Cultural Zone of the Manu | It filed Matsiguenka - Zone Reserves of the Manu
Machuhuasi | Pusharo | Expedition Amarakaeri | Shintuya Aguas Calientes | Circuit Ornithologique | Lac Sandoval