COVID-19 Update For Peru - November 22, 2021

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Published: 22-11-2021

Dear travellers,

The latest updates concerning travel restrictions in Peru can be found below. Please be aware of these when booking your trip, so that you understand what you can and cannot do, as well as any particulars that may impact your travel.

The following provinces have been issued with a High Alert level:

  • Chincha
  • Virú 
  • Huaura
  • Mariscal Nieto
  • Morropón and Sullana
  • Moyobamba

What this means it that the following restrictions apply in these specific settings:

From 11pm until 4am the next day, 7 days per week, a curfew is in place.

Commercial establishments/businesses must close at least one hour before the start of the curfew (no later than 10pm).

  • A 40% capacity limit applies to gyms, spas, saunas, thermal hot springs, cinemas, casinos, shopping centres, temples and other places of worship
  • A 50% capacity limit applies to pharmacies, supermarkets, warehouses, sports club activities, galleries, libraries, museums, and business and professional events
  • A 60% capacity limit applies to banks and other financial institutions
  • No restrictions currently apply in open spaces, including outdoor restaurants and beer gardens, botanical gardens, zoos, those hosting performing arts or open-air sporting events
  • Strictly forbidden: Massive events, carnivals, and traditional festivals


Please remember that according to the rule of law, when travelling in Peru a double mask must be worn. A face shield is also recommended on top of this for extra protection.

Until November 28, entrants of non-resident foreigners or those locals who have stopped over in South Africa, is suspended. For everybody else over the age of 12, no matter where you are flying from, you must provide proof that you have been double vaccinated at least 14 days prior to your arrival. If this is not possible, then you may enter Peru provided that you return a negative COVID test within 72 hours of boarding your flight.

We look forward to welcoming you back soon!

Kind regards,

Valencia Travel Cusco