The capital of Peru is a city of contrasts. It has all the advantages of modern life and, at the same time, its 400-year-old historic district has true architectural jewels of the 17th and 18th century Baroque and Rococo. Due to its important archeological sites of pre-Inca and Inca citadels, palaces and temples, Lima has been declared Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
It’s strategic geographic location on the Pacific Ocean and its large number of connections to the world make Lima the natural center of South America. The Lima airport, located in Callao, the main maritime port of Peru, is a meeting point and an international.
Travelling to Lima
The capital of Peru is a city of contrasts. It has all the advantages of modern life and, at the same time, its 400-year-old historic center has true architectural jewels of the 17th and 18th century Baroque and Rococo.
Lima have daily direct flight to Madrid, Paris and Amsterdam and more than 470 weekly non-stop flights to Latin America.
The Jorge Chavez International Airport, an important connection hub in South America, is located 19 km from Lima's center.
- • You are closer than you think.
- • Easy access and high level of air connectivity.
- • The only South American capital with - Pacific Ocean access (Callao Port).
- • Daily direct flight to Madrid, Paris and Amsterdam.
- • More than 470 weekly non-stop flights to Latin America.
- • World Travel Awards recognized Jorge Chavez International Airport as the.
- • Leading South American airport.
- • Aeromexico
- • Avianca
- • Air Canada
- • Air Europa
- • Air France
- • Air Plus
- • American Airlines
- • British Airways
- • Copa Airlines
- • Delta Airlines
- • Emiratos via Brazil
- • Iberia
- • Interjet
- • KLM
- • Korean via Usa
- • Lacsa
- • Latam
- • Lufthansa via Colombia
- • Taca
- • United Airlines
Jorge Chavez International Airport
Located 19 km from Lima's center, Jorge Chavez International Airport is an important connection hub in the South American Continent.
Commercial and hotel infrastructure:
- • Five-star hotel
- • Shopping center
- • Duty Free
- • Taxis
- • Car rental
- • Bus parking
- • Tourism information
- • VIP lounges
- • Handicapped help
- • Emergency medical service
Visa Requirements to Peru
- • Citizens of most countries do not require a visa, only a valid passport.
- • We advise you to review the official website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for more information: https://goo.gl/b6ckGT
- * Note: Visa requirements may change at any time, we recommend confirming with the Peruvian Consulate of your respective countries.
Interesting facts about Peru
A country of immeasurable cultural wealth, tradition and natural beauty, is located on the western coast of South America. Its territory, of 1,285,615 sq km, is home to 30 million and has the world’s most complex and diverse geographic scenarios on three natural regions, the coast, the Andes and the Amazon rainforest.
The great variety of archeological treasures of Peru bear witness to the amazing development of the people of its ancient cultures in areas as diverse as metalwork, agriculture, architecture, textile art and the artistic and utilitarian ceramic production.
At present, Peru is taking advantage of the comparative and competitive edge of its resources, to accomplish a progressive integration to the world in the areas of investment, trade and technology, and has positioned itself as one of the fastest growing economies of the region.
Amongst its main accomplishments, growth of its financial sector stands out – 15% on the average annually – being acknowledged by the World Bank, the financial inclusión model, the creation of innovative services allowing performing low-cost transactions, access points, and the potential of the sector in the future.
Peru is a megadiverse country, with 11 ecological regions and 84 of the world’s 117 different types of biomes. It has a huge variety of landscapes thanks to its geography, which also provides it with a wide range of natural resources.
The country has 3 main regions according to the traditional method of dividing the country by altitude: coastal, mountainous and rainforest.
More info: www.peru.travel