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Peru - Culture


  • Witness traditional handiwork
  • Meet Uros Indians on their floating islands

Social Conventions

Respect for the traditional beliefs and practices of Peru’s indigenous peoples should be honoured. If visiting churches or religious sites, conservative clothing should be worn and visitors should be relatively covered up.  When greeting someone in Peru, shaking hands is standard

 

Language

Peru has two official languages, Spanish and Quechua, an indigenous language.  English is spoken in most tourist areas while other indigenous languages and dialects are spoken in the Amazon region. 

 

Religion

The majority of the population of Peru (approximately 80%) are Roman Catholic.  Other minorities including Protestants, Adventists, Muslims, Buddhists and Hindus are also represented.

 


 

Peru Travel Information

At Goway we believe that a well-informed traveller is a safer traveller. With this in mind, we have compiled an easy to navigate travel information section dedicated to Peru.

Learn about the history and culture of Peru, the must-try food and drink, and what to pack in your suitcase. Read about Peru's nature and wildlife, weather and geography, along with 'Country Quickfacts' compiled by our travel experts. Our globetrotting tips, as well as our visa and health information will help ensure you're properly prepared for a safe and enjoyable trip. The only way you could possibly learn more is by embarking on your journey and discovering Peru for yourself. Start exploring… book one of our Peru tours today!

 

Extend Your Trip

After your Peru Vacation Packages, why not consider another of Goway's Latin America tours. These include a large selection of other exciting countries in Central and South America. We offer Chile vacation packages and Easter Island toursEcuador vacation packages which include Galapagos cruises and Brazil tours including Iguassu Falls tours among many others.

 


 

Book your Peru tour with Goway! 

LATIN AMERICA by Goway is an exclusive division that specializes in planning and organizing Peru tours and experiences. Choose from a simple city stopover, a small group tour, a cruise on the  Amazon, a lodge stay in the Andes, a Holiday of a Lifetime and much more.  We want to be your first choice when next you go globetrotting to Peru.


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