Peru, with its coastal desert plains, Andean mountain ranges, Amazonian forests & archaeological sites, has many attractions for visitors. Travellers will usually visit the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu or take in the views of the Cordillera Real from Lake Titicaca. The more adventurous will trek through the Andes, including the popular Inca Trail walk, or visit the pristine rainforest of the Manu Biosphere Reserve. Pre-travel preparation will help keep you healthy while you are away. The table below provides a brief description of some of the major travel health concerns & vaccinations that should be considered for travel to Peru. We hope you find this information useful in preparing for your trip. Remember it is advisable to consult a travel health specialist prior to departure. It is important to make sure that routine immunisations such as Tetanus & Diphtheria are up-to-date, to check whether Yellow Fever vaccination is required, & to consider other vaccinations like Hepatitis A & Typhoid depending on individual risk. Contact Travel Medicine Peru for more information.