Peru holidays give you a true sense of adventure and exploration. From mountains and jungle to modern cities and beautiful beaches, discover all of the amazing holidays Peru has to offer. Travel to a unique destination to experience an ancient culture and breathtaking sights in a country like no other.
Between May and September is winter in Peru, so temperatures are lower at around 20°C in the mountains but there is less rain. Peru holidays in coastal regions or nearer the Amazon basin see temperatures in the high 20s and low 30s, especially from October to March, but with more rain.
Flights to Peru usually take between 12 and 15 hours, depending on the route and any changes that are required. Peru is in a time zone six hours behind the UK. Peru is known for A rich culture to explore. A number of ancient cultures have survived the 10,000 years of the country's history. Holidays in Peru allow you to discover the traditions and festivals of some of the native cultures. Throughout the year there are many festivals for various celebrations, including tourism, the founding of certain cities, and Mother Earth. People who live on and around Lake Titicaca produce fine textiles using traditional methods. Extra tips In Peru's varied landscapes you may experience altitude sickness. Machu Pichu is just below the 2,500m level at which sickness usually occurs, but Lake Titicaca and other places are higher. If you do experience sickness, be sure to rest well during the few first days, stay hydrated, and drinking coca tea is recommended. In addition to our cheap holidays to Peru, you may also be interested in our holidays to other South American destinations: Ecuador holidays, Brazil holidays and Argentina holidays