11 days in Lima & Machu Picchu Itinerary

11 days in Lima & Machu Picchu Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Lima
— 4 nights
2
Machu Picchu
— 4 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: admire the local landmark of Plaza de Armas (Plaza Mayor), let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, get a taste of the local shopping with Shopping Center Larcomar (Centro Comercial Larcomar), and get to know the fascinating history of Centro Historico de Lima.

To see reviews and tourist information, read our Lima road trip website.

Cuiaba, Brazil to Lima is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Amazon Standard Time to Peru Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. While traveling from Cuiaba, expect cooler days and little chillier nights in Lima, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel to Machu Picchu.

Things to do in Lima

Historic Sites Parks Tours
Find places to stay Nov 22 — 26:
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Plaza de Armas (Plaza Mayor) ©
Plaza de Armas (Plaza Mayor)
Huaca Pucllana ©
Huaca Pucllana
Museo Larco ©
Museo Larco

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.
Machu Picchu is known for historic sites, nature, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu, take in nature's colorful creations at Mariposario de Machupicchu, contemplate the long history of Choquequirao Archeological Park, and make a trip to Plaza Manco Capac.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Machu Picchu tour itinerary planning website.

Fly from Lima to Machu Picchu in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Machu Picchu

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Sacred Valley of the Incas, Choquequirao Archeological Park
Find places to stay Nov 27 — Dec 1:
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Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu ©
Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu
Sacred Valley of the Incas ©
Sacred Valley of the Incas
Winay Wayna ©
Winay Wayna

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