Information regarding travel in northern Peru

The U.S. Embassy in Lima received information on Wednesday, November 29 regarding road closures on the Pan-American Highway in the northern part of Peru.  The roads are being blocked by protesting agricultural workers.  These roadblocks are affecting travel between some cities in the north including: Mancora, Piura, Talara, and Tumbes.

At this time, we have not received information on when the roads will be accessible again.  Travelers may experience disruptions in transportation services during this time.  Travelers are urged to check with their tour providers, hotels, and Peruvian Tourist Assistance and Information (iPeru) for more information regarding this situation by visiting


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