29 days in Peru Itinerary

29 days in Peru Itinerary

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Fly
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Cusco
— 5 nights
Bus to Ollantaytambo, Train to Machu Picchu
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Machu Picchu
— 3 nights
Train to Ollantaytambo, Taxi to Maras
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Maras
— 1 night
Fly to Arequipa, Taxi to Cabanaconde
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Cabanaconde
— 2 nights
Drive
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Arequipa
— 3 nights
Fly to Lima, Bus to Paracas
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Paracas
— 3 nights
Drive
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Lima
— 4 nights
Fly to Capitan Montes Airport, Drive to Organos
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Organos
— 2 nights
Drive to Capitan Montes Airport, Fly to Coronel FAP Francisco Secada Vignetta International Airport
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Iquitos
— 3 nights
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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.
Get in touch with nature at Nature & Wildlife Tours and exploor. Sacsayhuaman and Plaza de Armas will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with a short trip to Archaeological Park Ollantaytambo in Ollantaytambo (about 1h 50 min away). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Sacred Valley of the Incas, explore the ancient world of Tambomachay, take an in-depth tour of Museo Inka, and take in the exciting artwork at Museo Maximo Laura.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Cusco trip planning tool.

Rome, Italy to Cusco is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Rome to Cusco is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Rome in November, you will find days in Cusco are a bit warmer (26°C), and nights are about the same (8°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Machu Picchu.

Things to do in Cusco

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 8 — 13:

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nights
Machu Picchu

A symbol of the Incan civilization, the abandoned city of Machu Picchu represents a must-see on a Peru vacation.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu and Intipuncu. Get outdoors at Mandor and Zipline. There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Winay Wayna, witness a stunning natural landmark at Banos Termales de Cocalmayo, and make a trip to Plaza Manco Capac.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Machu Picchu travel itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of bus and train from Cusco to Machu Picchu in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Maras.

Things to do in Machu Picchu

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Adventure

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 13 — 16:

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Maras

Maras is a town in the Sacred Valley of the Incas, 40 kilometers north of Cuzco, in the Cuzco Region of Peru. Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): delve into the distant past at Moray and then contemplate the long history of Salinas de Maras.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Maras trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by combination of train and taxi from Machu Picchu to Maras takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In November in Maras, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to Cabanaconde.

Things to do in Maras

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Nov 16 — 17:

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): get outside with Mirador de Wayra Punku and then pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia Santa Ana. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Mirador Cruz del Condor, then stroll through Condor's Cross, and then get great views at Mirador Achachiua.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Cabanaconde visit planning tool.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Maras to Cabanaconde in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Arequipa.

Things to do in Cabanaconde

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 17 — 19:

3
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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.
Visiting Playa los Arcos and Nature & Wildlife Tours will get you outdoors. Historic Centre of Arequipa and Iglesia de la Compania de Jesus will appeal to history buffs. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Santa Catalina Monastery, admire the striking features of Palacio de Goyeneche, browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado Central, and get engrossed in the history at Museo Santuarios Andinos.

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

Traveling by car from Cabanaconde to Arequipa takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Arequipa can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Paracas.

Things to do in Arequipa

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours · Wildlife
Find places to stay Nov 19 — 22:

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Paracas

A port town largely devoted to tourism, Paracas serves as a popular starting point for exploration of Peru's south coast.
We've included these beaches for you: Supay Beach and Playa de la Mina. Take a break from the city and head to Playa Roja and Playa El Raspon. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Mendieta, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, view the masterpieces at Pukasoncco, Arte Precolombino., and stroll through Yumaque Beach.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Paracas trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Arequipa to Paracas takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Arequipa in November, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 17°C in Paracas. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Lima.

Things to do in Paracas

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Adventure
Find places to stay Nov 22 — 25:

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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Playa Santa Maria del Mar and Balneario Embajadores. Huaca Pucllana and Museo Larco are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Museo Convento San Francisco y Catacumbas, appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Historico de Lima, take in the spiritual surroundings of San Pedro Church (Iglesia de San Pedro), and visit Miraflores.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Lima trip builder.

You can drive from Paracas to Lima in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Lima are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Organos.

Things to do in Lima

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 25 — 29:

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Organos

Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): kick back and relax at Playa Vichayito. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Las Pocitas Beach and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Organos online tour planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Lima to Organos. Traveling from Lima in November, things will get somewhat warmer in Organos: highs are around 31°C and lows about 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel to Iquitos.

Things to do in Organos

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 29 — Dec 1:

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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Iguana Lodge & Camp and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Rainforest Awareness Rescue Education Center, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, stop by Centro Artesanal Turistico Anaconda, and examine the collection at Museum of Indigenous Amazonian Cultures.

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

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Organos to Iquitos. While traveling from Organos, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Iquitos, ranging from highs of 37°C to lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Iquitos

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 1 — 5:

Peru travel guide

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Historic Sites · Parks · Landmarks
Land of the Incas
In a country renowned for its pre-Columbian archeological sites, no Peru vacation would be complete without an adrenaline-inducing hike to Machu Picchu, World Heritage-listed symbol of the once-mighty Incan Empire. Aside from visiting these spectacular ruins set against the backdrop of photogenic mountain peaks, most holidays in Peru also include an exploration of the country's pretty cities, boasting well-preserved colonial architecture and a slew of modern buildings housing fine museums, galleries, shops, and restaurants. Ideal for active vacationers, Peru trips are also tailor-made for gourmands, as the country's eclectic cuisine blends tasty influences from Africa, Asia, and Europe.