Peru Travel Restrictions Covid-19: Updates March 2022 – Giardino Tours

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Peru Travel Restrictions 2022 – Covid 19  – Update March 20th  2022

It is our mission to ensure that you not only have an unforgettable journey with us but also that you can feel safe during your travels.

 

Traveler Requirements to enter to Peru:

  • All travelers entering the country must complete the sworn statement (Check the link here).
  • All travelers 12 years and older entering the country must show their COVID-19 vaccination card with the completed dose. Otherwise, they must show a negative molecular test issued up to 48 hours prior to boarding. Children under 12 years old are only required to be asymptomatic to board.
  • For domestic flights, passengers over 12 years old, will only be able to board if they prove to be fully vaccinated, either in Peru or abroad, and those over 40 years of old who reside in Peru will need to show their booster dose (if are authorized to receive it) according to the current protocol, otherwise they must show a negative molecular test issued up to 48 hours prior to boarding.
  • For interprovincial land transportation, passengers over 12 years old, will only be able to board if they prove to be fully vaccinated, either in Peru or abroad, and those over 40 years old who reside in Peru will need to show their booster dose (if are authorized to receive it) according to the current protocol, otherwise they must show a negative molecular test issued up to 48 hours prior to boarding.
  • For enclosed places, visitors over 18 years old will only be able to enter if they prove to be fully vaccinated, either in Peru or abroad, and those over 40 years of old who reside in Peru will need to show their booster dose (if are authorized to receive it) according to the current protocol.
  • For beaches, rivers, lakes, lagoons and pools, visitors over 12 years old will only be able to enter if they prove to be fully vaccinated, either in Peru or abroad, and those over 40 years old will need to show their booster dose (if are authorized to receive it) according to the current protocol.
  • It is mandatory to wear a KN95 mask or, in its replacement, a three-fold surgical mask with a fabric mask over it to circulate on public spaces and in enclosed places.

During your journey with Giardino Tours:

  • In all entrances of tourist places will be require to show their COVID-19 vaccination card with the completed dose. Travelers over 40 years of old need to show their booster dose.
  • The use of a face mask KN95 is mandatory in public spaces, flights and tours throughout our destinations.
  • For International flights you must be at the airport at least 3 hours prior to the departure and 2 hours prior to the domestic flights.
  • We strongly recommend purchasing adequate travel insurance with COVID-19 coverage before arriving in Lima.

Airport Pick-ups & Drop-offs

  • Only passengers disembarking or boarding aircrafts will be allowed within any airport in Peru.
  • When arriving, your assigned guide or driver will be waiting for you at the parking area, right outside the international or domestic arrival gates. They will have a sign with your name on it and we will send you a photo and name of your guide.
  • When departing, your assigned guide or driver will drop you off and lead you towards the check-in gate but will not step any further. Only passengers holding a boarding pass will be able to enter.

Guest Contact

  • Physical contact between guests and staff will be avoided at all times.
  • Our guides & staff will wear personal protection equipment (PPE) during all services.
  • Travel documents will be sent electronically to our travelers before or upon arrival, ensuring a paperless journey unless considered necessary for some processes.

Hotels & Accommodation

Giardino Tours is only working with hotels that meet biosecurity protocols.  Some of them are:

  • All of the hotel’s premises such as the lobby, common areas, kitchen, and guests’ rooms will be disinfected more frequently (including towels and bedding).
  • Hotels are required to improve food & beverage sanitation to reduce cross-contamination risk. Most hotels are offering alternatives to their buffet breakfast.
  • Medical monitoring and use of personal protection equipment (PPE) by all hotel staff are mandatory.

Land Transport during tours and long journeys.

  • For interprovincial land transportation, passengers over 12 years old, will only be able to board if they prove to be fully vaccinated, either in Peru or abroad, and those over 40 years old who reside in Peru will need to show their booster dose
  • All of our vehicles used for tours will be properly disinfected before and after each service.
  • The driver and Guide will wear a face mask.
  • Hand sanitizer will be available for use in all vehicles.
  • A trash bin will be available for use in all vehicles.

Machu Picchu Entry and new regulations – Covid-19.

  • At the Entrance will be require to show their COVID-19 vaccination card with the completed dose. Travelers over 40 years of old need to show their booster dose.
  • Wearing of a mask KN95 is mandatory during the entire visit to Machu Picchu.
  • According to the new regulations that apply from Jan. 2019; the entrance tickets to Machu Picchu citadel will be now only reserved according to timetables; starting at 6.00 hours, 7.00 hours, 8.00 hours, 9.00 hours, 10.00 hours, 11.00 hours, 12.00 hours, 13.00 hours and 14.00 hours. Visitors must leave the site within the time frame stated, and cannot re-enter once visitors have left the site.
  • Groups will have a maximum of 10 (visitors and local guide).
  • The visit has a maximum duration of 3 hours.
  • To comply with safety and health protocols throughout the travel experience, measures to keep social distancing have been implemented. Socially distanced markings on the floor for the waiting line to board the shuttle bus from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu can now be found. At train stations, one seat has to remain empty between passengers.
  • Antibacterial hand gel is available at train and bus stations, etc.

Trains to Machu Picchu: Peru Rail and Inca Rail safety protocols – Covid-19.

  • All passengers must show their ID along with their digital boarding pass.
  • Boarding will be done exclusively by means of showing your digital boarding pass (on your smartphone).
  • Wearing of a mask on board is compulsory. (Since March 18th the use of a face shield is not more mandatory)
  • As of November 29th, 2020, the new capacity of the trains has been upped to 100%.
  • Consuming of food on board is not permitted.

Inca Trail, Wayna Picchu & Machu Picchu Mountain– Covid-19. – It is OPEN

    • Inka Trail 2 days and 4 days are open: Each group has to be led by a guide and a porter. Biosafety protocols are similar to the ones set for MachuPicchu and this includes the wearing of a mask.
    • Keep in mind that the Inca Trail remains closed every year in February for maintenance.
    • The new rules for Machu Picchu are the same for visits to Wayna Picchu and ‘Machu Picchu Mountain.

Please for more up-to-date information about Peru, status of destinations or  new regulations , do not hesitate to consult  with your Giardino travel consultant directly.

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Sources:  Mincetur: Gobierno del Peru. / Lima Airport: Protocolo Desembarque y Embarque / Peru Travel restrictions / Promperu

Peru Travel restrictions 2021: Up date Information September 24th 2021.

Update September 24th 2021

The Peruvian Government has taken the following measures to fight COVID-19:On September 17, 2021, the Government of Peru extended the COVID-19 health emergency for 30 days, from October 1 to October 31, 2021.

  • Peruvians, resident foreigners, and non-resident foreigners entering Peruvian national territory must present a molecular test with a negative result (within 72 hours) prior to boarding an incoming flight to Peru, in accordance with current health regulations. Proof of vaccination is not required.
  • Foreigners with temporary migratory status (tourists) should take into account that since August 20th, 2021, Peruvian Immigration has begun imposing the penalty fee of S/4.40 a day, for overstaying in the country.
  • The Jorge Chavez International Airport is open.​ ​Please see the Lima Airport website for more information on airport operations.
  • On March 13, 2021, the Government of Peru suspended COVID-19 testing requirements for domestic air travel.
    Double facemasks are required to enter many establishments, including shopping centers, markets, supermarkets, department stores, and other crowded places.

MODERATE ALERT LEVEL

None

HIGH ALERT LEVEL

None

VERY HIGH ALERT LEVEL

Oxapampa

  • The use of a mask is mandatory throughout the country, as well as the use of double masks in closed places, such as airports, shopping centers, banks, supermarkets, among others.
  • The population is reminded of constant hand washing, avoiding crowds and maintaining social distance.

Peru Travel restrictions 2021: Up date Information August 25th 2021.

Update August 25th 2021

The Peruvian Government has taken the following measures to fight COVID-19:

  • Travelers entering the country must fill and sing an affidavit statement (link) and also provide the following before boarding the plane: a negative molecular test (PCR), a negative antigen test or a medical certificate of epidemiological discharge. PCR or antigen test results must be obtained no later than 72 hours prior to check-in. In the case of children (under 12 years old), they only need to have a medical certificate of good health.  However, travelers are no longer required to complete a two-week quarantine or an antigen test once they arrive.
  • The entry of non-resident passengers from South Africa, Brazil and / or India or anyone who have made a stopover in these countries in the last 14 days is suspended until September 5th.
  • Quarantine is canceled for travelers entering the country with the exception of Peruvians and foreigners residing from South Africa, Brazil and / or India or anyone who have made a stopover in those countries, who must carry out a mandatory quarantine at their home, accommodation or other temporary isolation center for 14 days from arrival in Peru.
  • The use of a face shield is no longer required to board national or international flights.
  • Moderate alert level: Circulation hours are from 04:00 to 00:00 hours.
  • High alert level: Circulation hours are from 04:00 to 00:00 hours.
  • Very High alert level: Circulation hours are from 04:00 to 22:00 hours with vehicle restriction on Sundays.

MODERATE ALERT LEVEL

Callao/ Ica/ Junín / La Libertad/ Lambayeque / Lima / Loreto / madre de Dios / Moquegua / Pasco / Piura / Ancash (Huaraz, Santa y Huari) Arequipa (Arequipa, Camaná, Caravelí, Castilla e Islay)  Cajamarca /  Cusco / Huancavelica / Huanuco  / Chachapoyas

HIGH ALERT LEVEL

Amazonas / Ancash / Apurimac / Ayacucho/ Arequipa (Caylloma, Condesuyos & La union region) Cajamarca / Huancavelica / Puno (carabaya, Sandia, San Román) / San Martín / Tacna.

VERY HIGH ALERT LEVEL

Huanuco / San Martín (Moyobamba)

  • The use of a mask is mandatory throughout the country, as well as the use of double masks in closed places, such as airports, shopping centers, banks, supermarkets, among others.
  • The population is reminded of constant hand washing, avoiding crowds and maintaining social distance.

When you arrive to Peru – International flights

Land borders are temporarily closed, therefore international passenger transportation by land is suspended.

  1. Travelers entering the country must fill and sing an affidavit statement (link) and also provide the following before boarding the plane: a negative molecular test (PCR), a negative antigen test or a medical certificate of epidemiological discharge. PCR or antigen test results must be obtained no later than 72 hours prior to check-in. In the case of children (under 12 years old), they only need to have a medical certificate of good health.  However, travelers are no longer required to complete a two-week quarantine or an antigen test once they arrive.
  2. Travelers from South Africa, Brazil, and India are not permitted entry to Peru. Nationals who return through these countries or travelers with layovers in any of the above must quarantine for two weeks once they arrive in the country.
  3. Nightly curfews are still enforced across the country, with places like Lima, Cusco, and Arequipa having nightly restrictions from 9 pm until 4 am from Monday – Sunday, with restricted car movements and business openings on Sundays. Check with your hotel or travel provider before you travel if you’re not sure about a particular area.
  4. From May 31st, commercial establishments will be open in Cusco until 8:00pm. The permitted capacity varies, but galleries, archeological monuments, museums, and cultural centers will all operate at a 40% capacity.
  5. Passengers on international flights must notify the health authorities of their jurisdiction if they present symptoms, within 14 days of their arrival in the country.
  6. The failure to comply with the use of a face mask or the instructions given by the airlines, the airport or others, may lead to the cancellation of the boarding or cause to reject the passenger’s boarding the plane to Peru.

Domestic flights Boarding protocol

  • All passengers must wear a disposable surgical mask (2 masks).
  • Body temperature will be measured at the entrance of the terminal. Passengers with a temperature higher than 38°C  will not enter.
  • At the time of boarding, the passangers must respect the social distance marked on the floor signs.
  • Boarding a domestic flight, the passenger must follow all security protocols. On international flights, in addition, the airline will request more and important documents for your flight.
  • Each passenger is responsible for reviewing and updates of the destination city or  country.
  • After each flight, the departure lounges are disinfected.
  • The only requirement for Domestic Flights in the country (local flights) is the signature of the affidavit statement (Link) indicating that the traveler does not have symptoms of COVID-19.

Peruvian government has also provided an informative guide for travelers that can be found on the official website of MINCETUR and have each of the requirements and steps to follow. (Link here only in Spanish)

Giardino Tours has as its priority the safety and health of our clients, our staff and suppliers in all our activities. Our return to operations will be carried out in a safe and responsible manner. Please Check our Biosecurity protocol (Link)

 

Giardino Tours knows that right now is an uncertain time for traveling and for planning trips in general. That’s why we have carefully negotiated with our partners to offer the most flexible postponement terms in the market with zero cancelation fees till 12-10 days before your trip. This allows you to plan your dream trip to Peru without worrying about losing money if an unexpected situation happens.

 

Are you ready to plan a trip to Peru?

It will be a pleasure welcome you!

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Sources:  Mincetur: Gobierno del Peru. / Lima Airport: Protocolo Desembarque y Embarque / Peru Travel restrictions

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