11 days in Lima, Cusco & Bogota Itinerary

11 days in Lima, Cusco & Bogota Itinerary

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11 days in Lima, Cusco & Bogota Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo, Brazil
bus + Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
Lima, Peru
— 3 nights
2
Cusco, Peru
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Bogota, Colombia
— 1 night
Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Sao Paulo, Brazil

3
nights
Lima, Peru

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.
You've added Circuito Magico Del Agua, Museo de Arte de Lima - MALI, Huaca Huallamarca, and other attractions to your itinerary. Museum-lovers will get to explore Museo MATE and Museo Larco. Do some cultural sightseeing at Huaca Pucllana and El Museo del Banco Central de Reserva del Peru. The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia y Convento de San Francisco, shop like a local with Shopping Center Larcomar (Centro Comercial Larcomar), take a stroll through Miraflores, and take in the exciting artwork at Galeria Indigo.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Lima trip maker tool .

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Lima is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Sao Paulo to Lima due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sao Paulo in September, you will find days in Lima are slightly colder (22°C), and nights are about the same (18°C). On the 14th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Cusco.

Things to do in Lima

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Centro Historico de Lima ©
Centro Historico de Lima
Museo de Arte de Lima - MALI ©
Museo de Arte de Lima - MALI
Museo MATE ©
Museo MATE

5
nights
Cusco, Peru

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 inner history buff will appreciate Moray and Plaza de Armas. Do some cultural sightseeing at Salinas de Maras and Mercado Central de San Pedro.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Cusco road trip planning site .

Getting from Lima to Cusco by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Lima in September, expect slightly colder with lows of 5°C in Cusco. On the 19th (Thu), you'll travel to Bogota.

Things to do in Cusco

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Maras
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Moray ©
Moray
Plaza de Armas ©
Plaza de Armas
Salinas de Maras ©
Salinas de Maras

1
night
Bogota, Colombia

Bogota ©
Colombia's heart and soul, Bogota has earned the nickname "Athens of South America" thanks to its abundance of universities, libraries, and lower-level schools.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Museo Botero del Banco de la Republica as well as Gold Museum (Museo del Oro).

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Bogota travel route builder app .

You can fly from Cusco to Bogota in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Bogota when traveling from Cusco in September, with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bogota

Museums
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Gold Museum (Museo del Oro) ©
Gold Museum (Museo del Oro)
Museo Botero del Banco de la Republica ©

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