10 days in Peru Itinerary

10 days in Peru Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Sao Paulo
Fly:  8 h 15 min
1
Lima
— 2 nights
Drive:  11 h 15 min
2
Manu National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  4 h 45 min
3
Machu Picchu
— 2 nights
+2
Train + Foot + Bus:  3 h 15 min
4
Cusco
— 4 nights
Fly:  10 h 30 min
End: Sao Paulo

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Museo Convento San Francisco y Catacumbas and then admire the landmark architecture of Edificio Rimac. On the 2nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: wander the streets of Barranco, take in the local highlights with Peruvian Soul, and then get engrossed in the history at Museo Larco.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Lima road trip app.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Lima is an approximately 7.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Sao Paulo to Lima is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Sao Paulo in July, you will find days in Lima are little chillier (22°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (19°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Manu National Park.

Things to do in Lima

Historic Sites Tours Wildlife
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Huaca Pucllana ©
Huaca Pucllana
Museo Larco ©
Museo Larco
Museo Convento San Francisco y Catacumbas ©
Museo Convento San Francisco y Catacumbas

1
day
Manu National Park

Manu National Park ©
On the 4th (Thu), take a peaceful walk through Manu National Park and then take a peaceful walk through Kosnipata Valley.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Manu National Park travel planning tool.

Explore your travel options from Lima to Manu National Park with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Machu Picchu.

Things to do in Manu National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Manu National Park ©
Manu National Park

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu and then admire the natural beauty at Mariposario de Machupicchu. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Museo de Sitio Manuel Chavez Ballon, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mandor, then explore the ancient world of Winay Wayna, and finally take some stellar pictures from Intipuncu.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Machu Picchu online tour planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Manu National Park to Machu Picchu. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Cusco.

Things to do in Machu Picchu

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu ©
Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu
Winay Wayna ©
Winay Wayna
Intipuncu ©
Intipuncu

4
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 the city life by going to Salinas de Maras and exploor. Do some cultural sightseeing at Sacsayhuaman and San Blas. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Qorikancha, admire the landmark architecture of Iglesia de la Compania de Jesus, take an in-depth tour of Museo Inka, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cusco Cathedral.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Cusco online holiday planner.

Getting from Machu Picchu to Cusco by combination of train and bus takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. July in Cusco sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 1°C at night. On the 10th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Cusco

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Salinas de Maras
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San Blas ©
San Blas
Sacsayhuaman ©
Sacsayhuaman
Qorikancha ©
Qorikancha

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