26 days in Peru Itinerary

26 days in Peru Itinerary

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Fly
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Lima
— 2 nights
Unknown
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Pisco
— Few hours
Unknown
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Paracas
— 1 night
Bus
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Nazca
— 1 night
Bus
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Arequipa
— 2 nights
Bus
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Chivay
— 1 night
Bus
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Cabanaconde
— 2 nights
Unknown
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Puno
— 1 night
Bus
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Cusco
— 1 night
Unknown
10
Machu Picchu
— 2 nights
Unknown
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Cusco
— 2 nights
Bus
12
Lima
— Few hours
Fly
13
Iquitos
— 4 nights
Fly
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Lima
— 1 night
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Lima

City of the Kings

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes El Parque del Amor, Parque Kennedy - Parque Central de Miraflores, Mercado Los Incas, and other attractions you added. On the 11th (Fri), appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Historico de Lima, walk around Parque Kennedy - Parque Central de Miraflores, walk around El Parque del Amor, contemplate the long history of Huaca Pucllana, then admire the local landmark of Plaza de Armas (Plaza Mayor), and finally stop by Mercado Los Incas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sat): take a stroll through Barranco, then walk around Plazuela Chabuca Granda, then shop like a local with Shopping Center Larcomar (Centro Comercial Larcomar), and finally wander the streets of Miraflores.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Lima trip maker site.

Ljubljana, Slovenia to Lima is an approximately 19-hour flight. You can also fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Ljubljana to Lima. In October, Lima is a bit warmer than Ljubljana - with highs of 24°C and lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Pisco.

Things to do in Lima

Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Shopping
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Huaca Pucllana ©
Historic Site
Huaca Pucllana
4.4

few
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Pisco

Pisco is a city located in the Ica Region of Peru, the capital of the Pisco Province. On the 13th (Sun), make a trip to Plaza de Armas and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Paracas National Reserve.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Pisco trip planner.

Take a bus from Lima to Pisco in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In October in Pisco, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Paracas.

Things to do in Pisco

Wildlife · Parks
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Plaza de Armas ©
Landmark
Plaza de Armas
3.2

1
night
Paracas

A port town largely devoted to tourism, Paracas serves as a popular starting point for exploration of Peru's south coast.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Laguna De Huacachina as well as Adrenaline & Extreme Tours. On the 13th (Sun), contemplate the waterfront views at Laguna De Huacachina and then push the limits with an extreme tour.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Paracas online holiday planner.

Paracas is just a short distance from Pisco. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in October, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Nazca.

Things to do in Paracas

Tours · Outdoors · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

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Adrenaline / Extreme Tour
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
4.0
La Catedral ©
Lookout
La Catedral
3.6

1
night
Nazca

The southern city of Nazca draws visitors to its archaeological and historical sites.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): delve into the distant past at Cantalloc Aqueduct, stroll the grounds of Cementerio Chauchilla, and then make a trip to Nasca Lines.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Nazca online travel planner.

Getting from Paracas to Nazca by bus takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to drive to Arequipa.

Things to do in Nazca

Historic Sites
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Nasca Lines ©
World heritage site
Nasca Lines
4.2

2
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Arequipa

White City

In an area dominated three imposing volcanoes, Arequipa vacations allow visitors to admire well-preserved colonial architecture in a dramatic setting.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of Arequipa, see the interesting displays at Santa Catalina Monastery, pause for some serene contemplation at Museo de la Catedral de Arequipa, then take an in-depth tour of Museo Santuarios Andinos, and finally make a trip to Plaza de Armas. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of La Mansion del Fundador, admire the striking features of Casa del Moral, take a stroll through Yanahuara, then examine the collection at Monasterio de la Recoleta, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Iglesia de la Compania de Jesus.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Arequipa trip tool.

You can take a bus from Nazca to Arequipa in 9 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in October, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can go by car to Chivay.

Things to do in Arequipa

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Santa Catalina Monastery ©
Specialty Museum
Santa Catalina Monastery
4.7
Plaza de Armas ©
Architectural Building
Plaza de Armas
4.7
Museo Santuarios Andinos ©
History Museum
Museo Santuarios Andinos
4.2

1
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Chivay

Scenic Chivay draws a growing number of tourists each year, yet this remote town of 5,000 inhabitants manages to retain much of its rustic, dusty character.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): make a trip to Plaza de Armas, then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, then take in the natural beauty of La Calera Thermal Waters, and finally contemplate the long history of Uyo Uyo Archaeological Site. On the 19th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Immaculate Conception Church, then witness a stunning natural landmark at La Calera, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parish of Our Lady of the Assumption, and finally don't miss a visit to Plaza de Armas de Chivay.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Chivay online vacation planner.

Getting from Arequipa to Chivay by bus takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can drive to Cabanaconde.

Things to do in Chivay

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Cabanaconde

A vacation in Cabanaconde provides visitors with an opportunity to explore the left bank of the Colca River, an area quite untouched by commercial tourism.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): stroll around Sangalle, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Condor's Cross, then take some stellar pictures from Mirador Cruz del Condor, and finally take some stellar pictures from Mirador Achachiua.

Discover how to plan a Cabanaconde trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by bus from Chivay to Cabanaconde takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Puno.

Things to do in Cabanaconde

Parks · Wildlife · Nature
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Condor's Cross ©
Mountain
Condor's Cross
4.3

1
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Puno

City of the Lake

Hugging the western tip of Lake Titicaca, Puno serves as a melting pot of indigenous and imported cultures, and makes a great base for explorations around the region.
On the 22nd (Tue), stroll the grounds of Sillustani, head off the coast to Taquile Island, and then get great views at Mirador Ing. Eduardo Sanchez.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Puno trip builder website.

You can take a bus from Cabanaconde to Puno in 25 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Cusco.

Things to do in Puno

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
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Taquile Island ©
Island
Taquile Island
4.3

1
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Cusco

Imperial City

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.
On the 23rd (Wed), stroll through exploor.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Cusco trip planner.

Take a bus from Puno to Cusco in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Puno in October since evenings lows in Cusco dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Machu Picchu.

Things to do in Cusco

Trails · Tours · Outdoors · Parks
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exploor ©
Must see
exploor
4.8

2
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Machu Picchu

A symbol of the Incan civilization, the abandoned city of Machu Picchu represents a must-see on a Peru vacation.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia Virgen Del Carmen and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Hot Springs (Aguas Calientes). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu and then make a trip to Intipuncu.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Machu Picchu trip app.

Take a bus from Cusco to Machu Picchu in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Cusco.

Things to do in Machu Picchu

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
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2
nights
Cusco

Imperial City

Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de la Compania de Jesus and then contemplate the long history of Sacsayhuaman. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Museo de Arte Precolombino, steep yourself in history at Plaza de Armas, and then admire the striking features of Centro Historico De Cusco.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Cusco journey planner.

You can take a bus from Machu Picchu to Cusco in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train; or drive. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Mon) before leaving for Lima.

Things to do in Cusco

Find places to stay Oct 26 — 28:
Highlights from your trip
Sacsayhuaman ©
Must see
Sacsayhuaman
4.7
Plaza de Armas ©
Historic Site
Plaza de Armas
4.7

few
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Lima

City of the Kings

Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): take a leisurely stroll along Miraflores Boardwalk.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Lima trip itinerary website.

You can take a bus from Cusco to Lima in 19 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cusco in October, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Lima, with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Iquitos.
Find places to stay Oct 29 — 30:
Highlights from your trip
Miraflores Boardwalk ©
Pier / Boardwalk
Miraflores Boardwalk
4.7

4
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Iquitos

Capital of the Peruvian Amazon

The largest city in the Peruvian Amazon and the world's largest metropolis unreachable by road, Iquitos represents a major starting point for river and rainforest adventures.
Iquitos is known for parks, wildlife, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Tapiche Reserve, make a trip to Plaza de Armas de Iquitos, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Iquitos, and examine the collection at Museum of Historic Boats.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Iquitos trip builder app.

You can fly from Lima to Iquitos in 4 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus, car, and ferry. Traveling from Lima in October, expect nights in Iquitos to be somewhat warmer, around 26°C, while days are warmer, around 38°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Lima.

Things to do in Iquitos

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Tours
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Nature / Wildlife Tour
Nature & Wildlife Tours
4.2
Tapiche Reserve ©
Nature / Park
Tapiche Reserve
4.9
La Isla De Los Monos ©
Nature / Park
La Isla De Los Monos
4.6

1
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Lima

City of the Kings

To find photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Lima online trip planner.

Fly from Iquitos to Lima in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Iquitos in November; daily highs in Lima reach 26°C and lows reach 20°C. You will leave for home on the 3rd (Sun).

Things to do in Lima

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