We traveled to Peru during 6 weeks, from March 3rd to April 15th. We’ve spent most of our budget visiting the historic places and enjoying tours in Huaraz.
Note: We are a couple travelling for 1 year and we’ve already spent half of our time and budget and time (20000€ total). The prices mentioned in this post are PER PERSON, except for the taxis and accommodation (usually private double rooms).
We’ve found meals for 15 soles (starter/main course/drink included).
- Bread: between 1 and 2 soles for 6 pieces
- Empanadas:0,5 sol
- Market: 16soles for 100g almonds+100g peanuts+100g nuts+50g cranberries, 1 banana 0,5sol
- Full breakfast: around 15soles per person
- Water: Around 3soles 2,5l
- Beer: 10soles 65cl
- Juice: 6soles
- Cocktails: Around 15s for a Pisco Sour or Chilcano, the cheapest found was a jar at 25s!
- 30 soles Puno-Cusco, 80 to Arequipa, 50 to Nasca, 10 to Pisco, 25 to Lima, 25 to Barranca, 56s to Huaraz, 62 nightbus to Trujillo, 105 to Mancora and 31 Tumbes to Machala (Ecuador).
- City bus to Chan Chan 2 and Trujillo 2,5s.
- Huge red of mini vans which leaves you everywhere! We used them a lot around Cusco to visit the sacred valley (see the detail of each trip in the dedicated post).
- Carreful in Huaraz: to go to Churup laguna we paid 10s per way per person (they can offer you more telling you they will wait for you, but they always do)
- We paid 20 Mancora-Tumbes to go to the border and keep going to Ecuador.
From the border with Bolivia to Kasani 6s, from Huacachina to Ica 10s, from Paracas to Pisco terminal 16s
In Lima Uber works very well and is much cheaper than a cab
Train: We used Perurail to go to the Machu Picchu: see the dedicated post.
- Phone: With Claro there was an offer for 20 soles 4Gb with Facebook and WhatsApp unlimited for 30 days (we used a chip a traveler gave us in Bolivia)
- Laundry: around 5s per kg
- Cigarets: 5soles a pack, 27soles 10packs (they call it “brazo”)
- Peruvian hat: 10 soles
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