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Tourism in Peru is growing faster than in any other region in South America. With the unique and diverse tourist attractions in Peru, it’s no wonder more Canadians are choosing to travel there instead of to the more traditional Central and South American destinations.

From coastal deserts to exotic jungles, colonial cities and the peaks of the Andes, travellers marvel at the seemingly endless travel adventure options. Whether you are visiting the world-famous Inka Trail, drinking pisco sour cocktails with the locals, swimming with the dolphins or exploring the historic city of Lima, Peru is a country that is ideal for travellers who like to explore and experience local culture first-hand. Explore Peru with confidence by getting travel insurance with Blue Cross, and travel knowing we have you covered when you are abroad.

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Diverse travel and tourism options

Peru offers all types of tourist experiences. From archeological monuments, ecotourism in the Amazon, cultural tourism in colonial cities, adventure tourism and beach getaways, it has it all. If luxury resorts are what you are looking for, then Cuzco, Urubamba and Machu Picchu are destinations worth considering.

Regardless of where you plan on visiting, make the Inka Trail part of your travel plans and explore the Sacred Valley, ancient ruins, glorious mountainscapes and cloud forests. Rated as one of the best treks in the world, the trail spans 43 km and features Inka paving stones, ruins and tunnels, and it ends in Machu Picchu.

When travelling to South American countries like Peru, it’s important to have full travel insurance coverage. Blue Cross offers comprehensive travel insurance plans at competitive rates, making it easy for you to choose travel insurance and get the coverage you need to travel with confidence and enjoy your trip.

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Planning a trip to explore Peru’s diverse landscape? Thinking about a vacation in one of the country’s luxury beach resorts? Get a free travel insurance quote online with Blue Cross and travel with confidence in knowing that we have you covered.

General Peru Canada
Continent: Americas
Population (2012): 29,987,800 34,754,312 (2012)
Area (km2): 1,285,216 9,984,670
Capital: Lima
Currency: Nuevo sol
Official language(s): Spanish
Drive: Right
Diesel (2012): 1.41 1.23 (2012)
Gasoline (2012): 1.63 1.23 (2013)

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