32 days in Peru Itinerary

32 days in Peru Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Lima
— 4 nights
2
Huascaran National Park
— 4 nights
3
Trujillo
— 3 nights
4
Machu Picchu
— 4 nights
5
Maras
— 1 night
6
Arequipa
— 4 nights
7
Puno
— 3 nights
8
Cusco
— 6 nights

4
nights
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.
Lima is known for museums, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Museo Larco, don't miss a visit to Plaza de Armas (Plaza Mayor), walk around Circuito Magico Del Agua, and stop by Barranco.

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Venice, Italy to Lima is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Venice to Lima due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Venice in July: highs in Lima hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Huascaran National Park.

Things to do in Lima

Museums Historic Sites Tours
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Museo Larco ©
Museo Larco
Plaza de Armas (Plaza Mayor) ©
Plaza de Armas (Plaza Mayor)
Huaca Pucllana ©
Huaca Pucllana

4
nights
Huascaran National Park

Huascaran National Park ©
A trip to Huascaran National Park allows visitors to explore part of the Cordillera Blanca, the world’s highest tropical mountain range.
Huascaran National Park is known for nature and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape of Huascaran, take an in-depth tour of Museo de Chacas, explore the activities along Laguna 69, and explore the striking landscape at Duck Canyon.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Huascaran National Park trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Lima to Huascaran National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Trujillo.

Things to do in Huascaran National Park

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Chacas
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Laguna 69 ©
Laguna 69
Huascaran ©
Huascaran
Lagunas de Llanganuco ©
Lagunas de Llanganuco

3
nights
Trujillo

Trujillo ©
Considered the country's capital of culture, Trujillo was the birthplace of the North Group, a community of artists and intellectuals that included celebrated poet Cesar Vallejo and notable novelist Ciro Alegria.
Trujillo is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Chan Chan, stroll through Huanchaco Al Rescate, contemplate the long history of Casa Orbegoso, and make a trip to Plaza de Armas de Trujillo.

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Do a combination of taxi and bus from Huascaran National Park to Trujillo in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Machu Picchu.

Things to do in Trujillo

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

La Huaca del Sol, Huanchaco Al Rescate
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Chan Chan ©
Chan Chan
Site Museum ©
Site Museum
Cao Museum ©
Cao Museum

4
nights
Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu ©
A symbol of the Incan civilization, the abandoned city of Machu Picchu represents a must-see on a Peru vacation.
Change things up with a short trip to Ruinas de Choquequirao in Cachora (about 1h 35 min away). There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu, take some stellar pictures from Intipuncu, make a trip to Plaza Manco Capac, and steep yourself in history at Choquequirao Archeological Park.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Machu Picchu trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Trujillo to Machu Picchu takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Maras.

Things to do in Machu Picchu

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Ruinas de Choquequirao, Choquequirao Archeological Park
Find places to stay Aug 12 — 16:
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Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu ©
Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu
Choquequirao Archeological Park ©
Choquequirao Archeological Park
Winay Wayna ©
Winay Wayna

1
night
Maras

Maras ©
Maras is a town in the Sacred Valley of the Incas, 40 kilometers north of Cuzco, in the Cuzco Region of Peru. On the 17th (Mon), stop by Sumaq LLank'ay, delve into the distant past at Moray, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Salinas de Maras.

To see reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Maras trip planner.

Traveling by combination of train and taxi from Machu Picchu to Maras takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, daily temperatures in Maras can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Arequipa.

Things to do in Maras

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Sumaq LLank'ay
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Salinas de Maras ©
Salinas de Maras
Moray ©
Moray
Sumaq LLank'ay ©
Sumaq LLank'ay

4
nights
Arequipa

Arequipa ©
In an area dominated three imposing volcanoes, Arequipa vacations allow visitors to admire well-preserved colonial architecture in a dramatic setting.
Arequipa is known for museums, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Santa Catalina Monastery, take an in-depth tour of Museo Santuarios Andinos, get impressive views of Volcan Misti, and admire the landmark architecture of Palacio de Goyeneche.

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Fly from Maras to Arequipa in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Arequipa when traveling from Maras in August, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Puno.

Things to do in Arequipa

Museums Historic Sites Nature
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Arequipa Massage ©
Arequipa Massage
Santa Catalina Monastery ©
Santa Catalina Monastery
Plaza de Armas ©
Plaza de Armas

3
nights
Puno

Puno ©
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.
Puno is known for nature, historic sites, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head off the coast to Taquile Island, stroll the grounds of Sillustani, walk around Parque Pino, and get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Puno trip itinerary planning site.

Drive from Arequipa to Puno in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Arequipa in August, Puno is colder at night with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Cusco.

Things to do in Puno

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Lake Titicaca
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Taquile Island ©
Taquile Island
Uros Floating Islands ©
Uros Floating Islands
Lake Titicaca ©
Lake Titicaca

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.
Step out of Cusco to go to Pisac and see Pisac, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Sacsayhuaman, explore the world behind art at Museo de Arte Precolombino, admire the striking features of Centro Historico De Cusco, and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Cusco online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Puno to Cusco takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Puno in August, expect somewhat warmer with lows of °C in Cusco. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cusco

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Sacred Valley of the Incas, Pisac
Find places to stay Aug 24 — 30:
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Sacsayhuaman ©
Sacsayhuaman
Qorikancha ©
Qorikancha
Plaza de Armas ©
Plaza de Armas

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