12 days in Lima & Cusco Itinerary

12 days in Lima & Cusco Itinerary

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12 days in Lima & Cusco Itinerary

Start: Foz do Iguacu
Fly:  4 h 30 min
1
Lima
— 1 night
Fly:  1 h 30 min
2
Cusco
— 6 nights
Fly:  2 h
3
Lima
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
End: Foz do Iguacu

1
night
Lima

Lima
Founded in 1535 by Spanish explorer Francisco Pizarro, Lima represents an interesting blend of modern attractions and preserved colonial architecture, much of it clustered in the World Heritage-listed city center.
For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Lima sightseeing app.

Foz do Iguacu, Brazil to Lima is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Foz do Iguacu to Lima is minus 2 hours. In Março in Lima, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 24°C at night. On the 8th (Sun), you're off to Cusco.

Things to do in Lima

Tours Outdoors Nightlife
Find places to stay Mar 7 — 8:

6
nights
Cusco

Cusco ©
Capital of the Inca Empire for three centuries, World Heritage-listed Cusco is now a major tourist destination, drawing nearly 2 million annual tourists with its well-preserved colonial architecture and proximity to Machu Picchu.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Montana de Siete Colores, Humantay Lake, Archaeological Park Ollantaytambo, and other attractions you added.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Cusco vacation builder website.

Traveling by flight from Lima to Cusco takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Lima in Março, plan for little chillier days and much colder nights in Cusco: temperatures range from 23°C by day to 9°C at night. On the 14th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Lima.

Things to do in Cusco

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Maras, Complejo Arqueologico Chinchero, Pisac, Archaeological Park Ollantaytambo
Find places to stay Mar 8 — 14:
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Mercado Central de San Pedro ©
Mercado Central de San Pedro
Sacsayhuaman ©
Sacsayhuaman
Moray ©
Moray

4
nights
Lima

Lima ©
You've added Palacio Municipal de Lima, Presidential Palace (Palacio de Gobierno), Cathedral of Lima, and other attractions to your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at Centro Historico de Lima and Museo Larco. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Church and Sanctuary of Saint Rose of Lima and Casa de Aliaga. Explore Lima further: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia y Convento de San Francisco, stroll around Plazuela Chabuca Granda, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia de las Nazarenas, and buy something for everyone on your list at Plaza San Miguel.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Lima trip maker.

Getting from Cusco to Lima by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cusco in Março, you will find days in Lima are a bit warmer (32°C), and nights are much warmer (24°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lima

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Find places to stay Mar 14 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Centro Historico de Lima ©
Centro Historico de Lima
Cathedral of Lima ©
Cathedral of Lima

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