At MAVA TRAVEL PERU , the health and safety of our travelers is our top priority. We understand that there is elevated concern surrounding the recent spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), and we are doing all we can to inform our travelers during this time. Cases of coronavirus in Peru have been confirmed, and unfortunatelly have been growing over the past months
We are available to answer those questions and bring peace of mind during this disconcerting time. We are here for you.
COVID 19 Faqs
Is there coronavirus in Peru?
The first case of COVID-19 in Peru was reported in March 2020. According to the latest reporting, there are 498,555 cases in Peru, as of August 13, 2020. This puts Peru at the #7 position worldwid. The protocols continue to be set and enforced by the government . Several cities have been closed again, including Ica, Junin, Huanuco, San Martin, Arequipa, Puno, Cusco and the social immobilization on Sundays in the city of Lima
Is it still safe to travel to Peru
As a precautionary measure, on the evening of Sunday, March 15, 2020, President of Peru, Martin Vizcarra and the Council of Ministers declared a national state of emergency due to the coronavirus (COVID-19). He has also announced a total closure of borders as of March 17, 2020, suspending all incoming and outgoing international passenger travel by land, air, sea, and river.
The state of emergency was extended many times and ended on July 1, with continuing limitations and protocols in place. Domestic flights have resumed as of July 15, except for to and from Cusco, Ancash, Arequipa, Huánuco, Ica, Junín, Madre de Dios and San Martín. There has been limited information with regard to when international flights. We will continue to update as these details become available.
Are there mandatory quarantines in Peru?
Mandatory quarantines were lifted on July 1, 2020, when Peru’s state of emergency ended. People may go outside and move around if needed, but the practice of social distancing, use of masks, and limiting of group gathering is still mandatory.
Is Machu Picchu closed due to Coronavirus?
Currently, yes. It was slated to reopen on July 1st, however that date has been postponed. The government has not announced an official date. When open, the site will permit a reduced total of 75 people per hour, or 675 people per day. This number includes both guides and the general public. The regional authorities of Cusco are working to established a health protocol, including the aforementioned limited visitation, as well as mandatory social distancing, use of face masks and one-way touring so there is no criss cross of visitors.
Mava Travel Peru Updated Policy
We know that right now is an uncertain time for traveling and for planning trips in general. That’s why we have carefully negotiated with our partners and local providers to do our best to have flexible postponement terms and policies. We also have reinforced the importance of biosafety when operating and providing tourism services. We have reached agreements and held meetings with our suppliers to reconfirm that we are all aligned in the implementation of new protocol of services, as well as, having the safety of our clients and our staff as a top priority. To get our full terms and conditions policies please email us at [email protected]