Peru Budget

Total Amount Spent in Peru: $2777.41

Exchange Rate: $1 = 3 Peruvian Soles

Number of Days Spent in Peru: 20 (Dec. 28, 2008–Jan. 16, 2009)

Daily Average: $138.87

BREAKDOWN BY CATEGORY

  • Food: $311
  • Transportation: $849.25
  • Accomodations: $379
  • Entertainment: $1162
  • Communication: $1.16
  • Laundry: $15
  • Shopping: $60

SAMPLE PRICES

  • 4 Day Classic Inca Trail Hike: $830 ($430 Theresa, $400 Jeff with student discount) + $50 in tips
  • Flights Lima-Cusco & Return: $426.56 (At over $200 each, the flight was a bit expensive, but it was during the holiday season so prices were high…and buses were completely full.)
  • Cusco Tourist Tickets: 130 soles for Theresa, 70 soles for Jeff with student card
  • Sandboarding in Huacachina: 35 pesos (Jeff only)
  • Nazca Line Flights: $50 each + 20 pesos airport fee
  • Cruz del Sur Bus from Tacna (at the border) to Lima: $38.44 each
  • 3 course dinner at El Folgon in Cusco: 13 pesos each
  • Movie Ticket: 7 pesos
  • Taxi from Lima Airport to Miraflores: $13

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