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Money and costs

Currency
Nuevos Soles (S/.)
Exchange Rates
Rates provided by Open Exchange Rates. Last updated May 20, 2019 5:40AM UTC
Daily Costs
Budget (up to)
S190
  • Inexpensive hotel room or dorm bed: S28–165
  • Set lunches: less than S15; supermarkets have takeout
  • Entry fee to historic sights: average S10
Midrange
S190–650
  • Double room in midrange hotel: S85–435
  • Main dish at midrange restaurant: S40
  • Group tours: from S120
Top end (more than)
S650
  • Double room in top-end hotel: from S250–435
  • Private city tour: from S200 per person
  • Fine restaurant dinner: from S60

ATMs widely available in larger towns and cities. Credit cards accepted in most establishments.

Tipping

  • Restaurants Tip 10% for good service.

  • Porters and tour guides Tip each separately at the end of the trip.

  • Taxis Tip not required (unless drivers have assisted with heavy luggage).