Book tourist services in advance, especially at parties such as; Carnivals, Holy Week and National Holidays, because prices increase by up to 50% and on many occasions the quotas for excursions are exhausted and the hotels are full.
If you are going to change from foreign currency to national currency, it is preferable to do it in banks or authorized places, the realization of this type of transactions in the street can be dangerous, this also prevents the acquisition of coins or false bills. Hotels and restaurants usually offer a lower exchange rate than the real value of the time and place. Bring coins or bills of lesser denomination with you, it is not common to use credit cards in high Andean areas.
It is advisable not to buy the services of people with strange appearance that offer lodging or excursions in the streets or outside the terrestrial terminals of some cities, they try to swindle with prices and comfortable services.
Verify the establishment where you want to acquire services has a good reputation, you can go to any tourist information office or to the "tripadvisor" website.
The practice of mountaineering in Peru by people who are not Professional Mountain Guides is illegal and risky, if you are hiring a Guide, verify their credentials.
It is advisable to take a first aid kit on excursions outside the city; lantern, knife and fire, etc.
Leave the information of your activity; Where you are going, how many days you will be away, number of the travel agency, to a friend or relative in case of an incident.
There is no mandatory amount for tips, this will depend on the satisfaction of the service received (we recommend 10%).
Do not leave trash, do not paint or write on trees or rocks, do not make fire and respect the signs and recommendations of the Guide.
In case of loss or theft of your passport, you must report what happened at a police station (the closest one), where a report is written, which is required to obtain another passport - all embassies are located in the city of Lima .