Best answer: How many feet above sea level is Lima Peru?

Can you get altitude sickness in Lima?

For travelers to Lima, the amazon jungle, and other low elevated destinations, altitude sickness is not possible. It is likely to affect people going to the highlands.

Can you get altitude sickness at 2000 feet?

At intermediate altitude (1,500 to 2,500 metres above sea level) altitude illness is unlikely, though possible. Acute altitude sickness arises after at least four hours spent at an altitude above 2,000 m. Ascending to heights greater than 2,500 m can trigger a range of symptoms including headache and vomiting.

Can you get altitude sickness at 7000 feet?

Acute Mountain Sickness

AMS can afflict any visitor sleeping higher than 6000 feet. In Colorado, between 15 and 40% of visitors sleeping at 8000 ft or higher get AMS, with the incidence the highest at the highest resorts.

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