How to Avoid Altitude Sickness in Peru

How to Avoid Altitude Sickness in Peru

It's very possible that you'll feel ill. Whatever you may have read or heard about altitude sickness is true -- for some people. At over 11,000 feet high, Cusco will try to break you. As soon as you step off of the plane in Cusco, you can definitely feel that the air is much, much thinner. The next few days can be pretty miserable, filled with piercing headaches, queasiness, loss of appetite, and general tiredness.