All the latest update about COVID – 19 Pandemic in Peru information about international flight, tours in Peru, Machu Picchu,Cusco, and Inca Trail news
At Qosqo Expeditions we are concern about the Pandemic problem around the world has crashed with the economy and amounts of people dying every day since the Covid – 19 started in Peru the country was locked down from 14th March 2020, after 1 year Peru has gradually opened to the world with 40 % maximum capacity to avoid contagious at the same time to reactivate the economy on January 26, all airline passengers coming from the United States and few 36 countries with people from 2 years old to older people must provide negative COVID – 19 viral test taken within 3 days before you travel to the country of Peru with documentation of a licensed health care provider if you had been recover from Covid – 19 you have to bring the information from the last 90 days preceding travel
COVID – 19 TESTING PERU REGULATIONS FACTS AND QUESTIONS
Are PCR and antigen tests available for U.S. Citizens in Peru? YES
Are test results reliably available within 72 hours? YES
Is tourism open in Peru? YES, with 40% capacity to enter Machu Picchu and all of the archeological sites
Is still safe to travel to Peru? YES, with caution, the travel option to Peru is only with a negative antigen test done upon your arrival or after completing your 14 days’ quarantine the two options must be done in addition to the negative PCR test before your departure with the safety protocols. On October 13th, 2020 Peru has received the Safe Travels Stamp from the world travel and tourism council, after we had created the health measures and protocols that must be followed by residents and visitors.
Is Machu Picchu open for tourism? YES, with only 40% capacity and following the safety protocols. Wear always mask, wear facial protection, handy your alcohol all the time, keep a 6-foot distance from visitor and tour guides, Tour Groups are limited to 8 people, the temperature will be check before and entry every archeological site if the temperature is over 100 cannot enter to the archeological site, the circuits are opened to go one-way entry and one-way exit to avoid agglomeration and contagious,
Are the attractions surrounding Machu Picchu open? NO, Huayna Picchu, Machu Picchu Mountain, and Sun Gate are close until further notice by the Peruvian Government.
Is the Inca Trail Open? only two-day Inka Trail Was opened in November 2020 by following the safety protocols but the Fourth Day Inca Trail still closed until further notice by the Peruvian Government.
TOUR TIMES PERU POST COVID
Nowadays Tourism in Peru is Gradually reopening with regulated capacity according to the government.
Are open to the public with a limited restriction of 60 % capacity mainly outdoors only for food (Bars and clubs are still close until further notice.)
Handcraft galleries, Banks, Supermarkets
With 60% capacity by following the safety measures using the facial mask within the shield face and keeping the 6 – feet distance.
All the transportation must have the safety protocols