Dos Manos Peru Travel
Last update: September 8, 2021
Peru was recently awarded the label WTTC "Safe Travels" granted by the World Travel & Tourism Council. This organization recognizes the tourist destinations for safety and hygiene against the COVID-19 for Machu Picchu, Cusco, Sacred Valley, and some beaches from Piura (Mancora, Cabo Blanco, Vichayito, Los Organos).
Dos Manos Travel Peru is one of the 40 agencies in Cusco recognized by the Peruvian Ministry of Health and Tourism as a 'safe agency' since November 2020.
Yes, tourism is open in Peru with restrictions. Proof of a negative PCR test is required no more than 72 hours before boarding on your plane to Peru.
Many hotels, tourism agencies and restaurants are open. However, they operate at a limited capacity to ensure their guests' safety.
Peru is open to most travelers, vaccinated or unvaccinated. Testing and quarantine may be required. Also, every passenger must complete the Affidavit of Health and Geolocation Authorization to enter the country.
Important: Flights from South Africa are suspended. Passengers are not allowed to enter if in the past 14 days they have been to or transited through this country.
Nationals and residents of Peru arriving from South Africa are exempt from the entry ban.
Quarantine is only required for nationals and residents of Peru coming from or who have been in the last 14 days in South Africa.
Quarantine duration: 14 days.
Accommodation: home, lodging, Pan-American Village or other temporary isolation facilities as determined by the health authority.
Keep in mind:
Fully vaccinated passengers:
Fully vaccinated passengers are exempt from presenting a negative COVID-19 test result to enter Peru. Passengers must present proof of vaccination - The certificate/document may be requested at different points of the trip. Passengers must present proof of vaccination that must comply with Peru requirements.
To be considered fully vaccinated by Peru you must comply with the following:
Vaccine types accepted:
All non-vaccinated passengers must have a negative COVID-19 test result to enter Peru.
Negative RT-PCR test result 72 hours before departure
All passengers, vaccinated or unvaccinated, must complete an electronic Affidavit of Health and Geolocation Authorization within 72 hours before departure. The filling of this form is a precondition for the authorization to enter the plane.
Additionally, passengers younger than 12 years, must have a medical certificate of good health.
Important: All vaccinated or unvaccinated passengers, 2 years and older, must wear two (2) masks during their stay at all airports in the national territory and at all times at all times during their travel to, from and within Peru. This means at embarkation, on board and disembarkation. Wearing a transparent face shield is optional.
The use of facemasks and maintaining physical distance is required while in public and when using public transportation. The use of masks is mandatory; you will be reminded of hand washing and social distancing constantly.
Since Monday, April 26 double masks have been required in places such as markets, malls, galleries, commercial establishments, department stores, pharmacies, stores supplying basic products, etc. where crowding is present in order to reduce the risk of COVID-19 infection. The use of a face shield in these establishments is recommended, but not required. This applies to all of Peru.The use of a facemask, as well as a face shield, will be required:
Some stores require the use of both a facemask and face shield to enter. We recommend having your face shield on hand at all times while in public.
For international flights, you must have a surgical mask or a traditional three-layer mask. Other masks like fabric or craft masks, are not be permitted. For domestic trips, passengers can use fabric masks as long as they meet the MINSA standard. Valve masks are not allowed.
Yes. Rules regarding local transportation vary by jurisdiction. Masks are generally required for all passengers, and in some jurisdictions, the number of passengers permitted on buses is limited to increase social distancing.
Taxi services are available and may allow only two passengers.
Yes, there are national flights. On March 13, 2021, the Government of Peru suspended COVID-19 testing requirements for domestic air travel. The only requirement for national flights is the signature of a sworn statement indicating that you do not have symptoms of COVID-19.
Machu Picchu and the two-day Inca Trail opened on November 1, 2020. The classic 4-day Inca Trail hike re-opened on July 15, 2021.
The vaccination process started in February 2021 in all regions of Peru. As of August 18, 2021 over 50% of the Peruvian population has received at least one dose. 21.8% of the population has been fully vaccinated.
Persons presenting symptoms of COVID-19 should dial the toll-free number 113, send a WhatsApp to +51-952-842-623, or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Responses may be in Spanish only.
For more information on requesting a COVID-19 test through MINSA, please visit this website (Spanish only): https://www.minsa.gob.pe/procesos_covid/.
Please first read our section: I - FAQ about Travel in Peru during the Corona pandemic.When travelling in Peru, take the following steps to protect yourself and others from COVID-19:
If you have any questions or need help, you can always contact us; we'll be happy to help. info @ dosmanosperu.com
Airports, bus stations, train stations, and rest stops are all places travellers can be exposed to the virus so be carefull. We recommend you do NOT travel if you were exposed to COVID-19, you are sick, or you test positive for COVID-19. Don't travel with someone who is sick.Cancellation Policy:
We have a more flexible booking and cancellation policy this year.
At Dos Manos Peru Travel, we put the health, safety and security of our travellers and staff at the core of our protocols. We follow the recommendations of the World Health Organization (WHO) and The Ministry of Health in Peru.
Our office includes daily checks of our staff and visitors like no contact temperature checks and a quick set of questions, no handshakes, virtual or touch fewer payments and social distancing throughout the reception area.
We have regular meetings with our tour providers to ensure that they are following the correct COVID-19 procedures.
We only work with hotels and other agencies that have been approved by the Peruvian Ministry of Health or by other local health authorities.
All our partners follow international COVID-19 guidelines.
To make you feel safe and confident with our agency, we would like to make our specific office protocols available for you.
Our objective is to ensure that protocols are in place across our office with an increased focus on health, hygiene, and physical contact reduction. We do this through standard hygiene protocols such as social distancing, face masks, and handwashing facilities on site.Contact Us With Your Questions