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Day 9
7h 5m
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5,109 km
Day 10

Travel Tips

Absolutely! Peru is a fantastic destination to explore. Here are some travel tips for your visit to Lima, Trujillo, and Mancora:

Best Time to Visit:
The ideal time to visit Lima and Trujillo is from December to April, it's their summer and the weather is warm and sunny. Meanwhile, Mancora is an excellent year-round destination due to its warm climate.

Route and Accessibility:
There are international flights to Lima, from there, you can easily fly or take a bus to Trujillo. For Mancora, it's common to take a night bus from Trujillo or Lima. Car rentals are also available but remember to be mindful of local driving conventions.

Altitude and Acclimatization:
Unlike some other regions in Peru, Lima, Trujillo, and Mancora are on Peru's coast and do not require acclimatization for high altitude.

Accommodation and Booking:
It's recommended to book your accommodations in advance. There's a range of options from budget hostels to luxury resorts. Also consider booking any tours or activities ahead of time to avoid disappointment.

Clothing and Essentials:
Pack a variety of clothing for versatile climates. Include comfortable shoes for walking, swimwear for Mancora's beaches, a hat, and sunscreen. An umbrella or lightweight rain jacket can be beneficial during Lima's drizzle season.

Health and Safety:
Ensure you have travel insurance. Take care with tap water; it's advisable to drink bottled water. Health services are decent in these cities, though it's always safe to bring a personal first aid kit.

Local Etiquette and Respect:
Peruvians are generally quite polite and welcoming. Respect local customs and traditions, and try to learn a few phrases in Spanish. Dress modestly, especially when visiting religious or historic sites.