Question: What should you not wear in Peru?

Can you wear shorts in Peru?

Shorts and T-shirts are acceptable in Lima, but most locals prefer loose-fitting long pants and buttoned shirts that can be adjusted throughout the day. Women will be comfortable in sundresses or pants and blouses but might opt not to wear very revealing skirts or tops so as to avoid unwanted attention.

What is the dress code in Peru?

In short, there is no formal dress code in Peru. On a day-to-day basis, there are no strict social taboos or religious requirements to consider when it comes to clothing etiquette. That said, there is still a deep-rooted sense of tradition and conservatism within Peruvian society.

What should you not do in Peru?

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What do adults wear in Peru?

Many Peruvians, even indigenous people, wear modern clothing most of the time and traditional clothing only on special occasions. Others wear beautiful traditional skirts and even hats to work in the fields. Traditional Peruvian garb for men includes knee-length or long dark handwoven pants.

How much cash should I bring to Peru?

It is recommend that travelers bring in at least $500 (in US dollars) cash each, then change into PEN at the change house in the airport arrivals and ask the teller to explain what a false Sol note looks like.

What are the dangers of Peru?

Crime, including petty theft, carjackings, muggings, assaults, and violent crime, is a concern in Peru, and can occur during daylight hours, despite the presence of many witnesses.

What is the main food in Peru?

The four traditional staples of Peruvian cuisine are corn, potatoes and other tubers, Amaranthaceaes (quinoa, kañiwa and kiwicha), and legumes (beans and lupins). Staples brought by the Spanish include rice, wheat and meats (beef, pork and chicken).

What is safe to drink in Peru?

Visitors should drink only bottled water, which is widely available. Do not drink tap water, even in major hotels, and try to avoid drinks with ice.

Can I use US dollars in Peru?

Nuevo Peruvian Soles and US Dollars are widely accepted in Peru. However, there may be a slight disadvantage when paying with USD. The cost of a product or service could be slightly higher if you pay in USD. Although usually not a significant amount.

How safe is Machu Picchu?

For most visitors, travel to Machu Picchu is quite safe. Such issues within Machu Picchu and along the Inca Trail, however, are nonexistent. As with any locale you are unfamiliar with, it pays to be alert while traveling within large crowds, especially during the high season.

Do Peruvians eat cats?

Peru. Cat is not a regular menu item in Peru, but is used in such dishes as fricassee and stews most abundant in two specific sites in the country: the southern town of Chincha Alta (Ica Region, Afro-Peruvian mostly) and the north-central Andean town of Huari (Ancash Region).

How can I avoid getting sick in Peru?

If you are planning on taking a trip to Peru, take precaution and follow these simple guidelines:STAY AWAY FROM: Tap Water, Ice, Salad, and Pre-Peeled Fruits & Veggies. It would seem like common sense to avoid drinking from the tap water right? TAKE PRECAUTION: Street Food. TAKE CARE : Altitude Sickness.Aug 30, 2014

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