Peru resumes tourism activities with strict security protocols
Tourism activities resume in Peru by reopening tourism sites and attractions, as well as, resuming international flights from and to our country.
Our Ministry of Transportation gave the clearance for short haul international fights to operate again. Now flights coming from Colombia, Ecuador, Panama, Paraguay, Uruguay, Bolivia and Chile are allowed into our territory, meaning that travelers and visitors can know visit our country departing from those countries or connecting from there to get to Peru.
The Ministry has discussed with operating airlines to installed protocols that will ensure the safety of travelers. Protocols that are being implemented are aircraft having air filtration systems similar to those used in operating rooms, disinfection of aircraft before and after passenger boarding, among others.
It’s important that travelers are aware of the new rules and protocols being implemented in our international airport, Jorge Chavez, as well as, the process they need to have ready before entering the country:
Please check in electronically before attending the airport.
Don’t forget to wear your mask and face shield at all times.
Jorge Chavez Airport opens its doors at the end of the national curfew: 04:00 a.m.
Passengers with domestic flights will be allowed to come into the airport 2 hrs. before departure, for international flights is 4 hrs. before departure.
Every passenger must have a negative RT-PCR test result, up to 48 hours old from the RT-PCR test result (-), or high epidemiological medical certificate before boarding the aircraft.
Attach lab result (PDF or image format). For children (under 12 years old), they only need a medical certificate of good health.
Both documents mentioned above must be kept as they can also be requested in Peruvian territory.
If you are traveling outbound, do not go to the airport with others who are not traveling, with the exception of people who need special assistance.
At the airport you must maintain social distancing and you are encourage to use the hand sanitizers located in various aeras of the terminal.
As we reported, Machu Picchu reopened this month along side with several other tourist attractions, as part of phase 4 of economic reactivation, with the Safe Travels seal to the destination «Machu Picchu», involves strict compliance with biosecurity protocols from the arrival of visitors to Aguas Calientes train station, as well as in restaurants, lodgings, transportation to the entrance and interior of the historic citadel.
In Cusco, visits to the archaeological parks of Sacsayhuamán, Pisac, Ollantaytambo, Chinchero, Tipón, Moray and Pikillacta were resumed. The opening of some museums and archaeological sites began on October 15, and throughout the month others will begin to welcome visitors for free.
You can visit the Pachacamac Archaeological Sanctuary, the Site Museum ‘Arturo Jiménez Borja’ – Puruchuco, the Colli Museum, the Huaca Pucllana Site Museum, the Mateo Salado Archaeological Complex, the Ancon Site Museum, The Wineryand Cuadra Site Museum, the Aliaga House, the Historical Furniture Museum, the Pedro de Osma Museum and the Planetary Museum and Observatory of Lima
The Huaca Chotuna Site Museum, in La Libertad el Complejo Arqueológico El Brujo, in Huancavelica the Museo Espinoza Lozano and the Daniel Hernández Morillo Museum, in Moquegua the Contisuyo Museum, in Loreto the Amazon Museum, Museo de Sitio Huaca Rajada – Sipán and the Museum of Site Tucume
Tourism is slowly getting back in our country and we are eager to welcome visitors again. We strongly encourage visitors to be aware of all these new regulations and protocols, and plan ahead before their visit. As a responsible tour operator, we are working in providing the best biosafety standards throughout our services, from lodging, transportation to tours. We want to make sure we protect our clients, staff and our people. We look forward to continue welcoming more visitors as Peru continues safely reopening its tourism wonders to the world.
The Mavatravel team
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