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5 things to take on your Peru holiday5 things to take on your Peru holiday

With the summer seasons beginning in the Andes of Peru a lot of people will be heading on a Peruvian holiday. You may have booked your trip, or you may be thinking about a trip in the future. Johnny, our Peru holiday specialist gives advice on the top 5 things you should pack.

If you would like to talk to Johnny about booking a holiday to Peru then drop him an email at and he will happily speak to you about all the options available.

1) Camera (and spare memory cards and batteries)

Holiday snaps are a great way to capture some of the highlights of your time in Peru as well as being a great way of showing off to your friends where you have been! Although the camera is very important, be sure not to forget spare memory cards and batteries! Happy snapping!

2) Comfortable shoes

There is nothing worse than flying across the world to find out that your shoes are rubbing and are uncomfortable. A comfortable pair of shoes for walking around the markets and the cobbled Incan streets will make your exploration a lot more enjoyable. If you buy new shoes for your trip be sure to break them in before you travel.

3) John Hemming’s-The Conquest of the Incas

For those looking to learn about the history of Peru and how Francisco Pizarro conquered the Inca Empire then this is the book for you! A great account of the brutal conquest that will help bring alive some of the places that you will probably visit.

4) Sun cream and sun hat

Most likely you will be spending time outdoors and at high altitudes where the UV rays from the sun are extremely strong. Wear a high factor sun cream and a sun hat that will protect your face and help keep you cool.

5) A fleece

Although it is the summer in the Andes and during the day temperatures average at around 25°C.The mornings and evenings can be as low 5°C. Be sure to have a warm fleece to keep you warm during these cooler times!


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