10 days in Cusco & Lima Itinerary

10 days in Cusco & Lima Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Cusco
— 5 nights
2
Lima
— 3 nights

5
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 Qorikancha as well as Puka Pukara. Go for a jaunt from Cusco to Pisac to see Pisac about 1h 15 min away. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Sacsayhuaman, take an in-depth tour of Museo de Arte Precolombino, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and get to know the fascinating history of San Blas.

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

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Cusco is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Sao Paulo to Cusco, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect colder evenings in Cusco when traveling from Sao Paulo in June, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Lima.

Things to do in Cusco

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trips

Sacred Valley of the Incas, Pisac
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Sacsayhuaman ©
Sacsayhuaman
Qorikancha ©
Qorikancha
Plaza de Armas ©
Plaza de Armas

3
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.
On the 26th (Fri), ponder the design of Plaza de Armas (Plaza Mayor), contemplate the long history of Huaca Pucllana, thenwalk around Plazuela Chabuca Granda, and finally visit Barranco. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Museo Convento San Francisco y Catacumbas, take a stroll through Miraflores, take in the exciting artwork at Amazonka, thentake an in-depth tour of Museo Larco, and finally walk around Circuito Magico Del Agua.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Lima trip builder tool.

Fly from Cusco to Lima in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for much warmer nights when traveling from Cusco in June since evenings lows in Lima dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lima

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

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