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Peru will give children, adults and civil servants free access to Machu Picchu and other places to reactivate tourism

The Peruvian government has announced that it will give children, the elderly, and public workers free access to Machu Picchu and other places of archaeological, historical, or natural interest in the coming months to get tourism going in the country after the coronavirus pandemic bring to.

The Ministry of Foreign Trade and Tourism stipulated in Legislative Decree 1507 that 55 cultural sites, including Machu Picchu and the Inca trail network, as well as 22 nature reserves will be opened free of charge between July 1 and December 31 for the groups mentioned.

“In order to reactivate the tourist activity affected by the advance of the Covid-19, we have to adapt to the new forms of tourism,” the ministry defended, pointing to national tourism and “short trips” as the main alternatives.

Peru will give children, adults and civil servants free access to Machu Picchu and other places to reactivate tourism
Peru will give children, adults and civil servants free access to Machu Picchu and other places to reactivate tourism

However, the sector needs to adapt to new biosecurity requirements, for which the government has approved an injection of 20 million soles (approximately 5.4 million euros) to the Ministry and 10 million soles (approximately 2.7 million euros) has) to the system of nature reserves of Peru (SERNANP).

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