13 days in Peru Itinerary

13 days in Peru Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Arequipa
— 1 day
2
Puno
— 1 night
3
Machu Picchu
— 1 night
4
Cusco
— 3 nights
5
Nazca
— 2 nights
6
Lima
— 2 nights

1
day
Arequipa

Arequipa ©
In an area dominated three imposing volcanoes, Arequipa vacations allow visitors to admire well-preserved colonial architecture in a dramatic setting.
On the 2nd (Wed), steep yourself in history at Petroglifos de Toro Muerto, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia Santo Domingo, explore the world behind art at San Francisco Plaza, Church and Monastery, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de Yanahuara ( San Juan Bautista), and finally see the interesting displays at Santa Catalina Monastery.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Arequipa route maker app.

Prague, Czech Republic to Arequipa is an approximately 22-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Prague to Arequipa is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Prague in October, things will get a bit warmer in Arequipa: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Puno.

Things to do in Arequipa

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Petroglifos de Toro Muerto
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San Francisco Plaza, Church and Monastery ©
Santa Catalina Monastery ©
Santa Catalina Monastery
Petroglifos de Toro Muerto ©
Petroglifos de Toro Muerto

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): explore the different monuments and memorials at Sillustani, thenexplore the activities along Lake Titicaca, and then contemplate the long history of La Casa del Corregidor.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Puno trip planner.

You can drive from Arequipa to Puno in 4.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Arequipa in October, things will get little chillier in Puno: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Machu Picchu.

Things to do in Puno

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lake Titicaca
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Lake Titicaca ©
Lake Titicaca
La Casa del Corregidor ©
La Casa del Corregidor

1
night
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 4th (Fri): examine the collection at Museo de Sitio Manuel Chavez Ballon and then steep yourself in history at Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take some stellar pictures from Intipuncu, explore the ancient world of Winay Wayna, and then stroll through Jardin Botanico en Machu Pichu.

To see other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Machu Picchu trip app.

You can fly from Puno to Machu Picchu in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Cusco.

Things to do in Machu Picchu

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks
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Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu ©
Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu
Winay Wayna ©
Winay Wayna
Intipuncu ©
Intipuncu

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Sacsayhuaman, delve into the distant past at Q'enqo, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Convento santa Teresa, and finally explore the ancient world of Moray. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de la Compania de Jesus, thentake a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and then steep yourself in history at Tipon.

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You can do a combination of train and bus from Machu Picchu to Cusco in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In October in Cusco, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. On the 8th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Nazca.

Things to do in Cusco

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Moray
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Sacsayhuaman ©
Sacsayhuaman
Moray ©
Moray
Horseback Riding Tours

2
nights
Nazca

Nazca ©
The southern city of Nazca draws visitors to its archaeological and historical sites.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): delve into the distant past at Cahuachi, see the sky in a new way at Planetario Maria Reiche, thensteep yourself in history at Acueductos de Nasca, thenexplore the engaging exhibits at Casa del Inka - Museo Incawasi, and finally explore the ancient world of Cantalloc Aqueduct.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Nazca itinerary maker app.

You can fly from Cusco to Nazca in 8 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Lima.

Things to do in Nazca

Historic Sites Childrens Museums Museums
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Acueductos de Nasca ©
Acueductos de Nasca
Cahuachi ©
Cahuachi
Cementerio Chauchilla ©
Cementerio Chauchilla

2
nights
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 11th (Fri), wander the streets of San Isidro, thenexplore the ancient world of Huaca Pucllana, thentake an in-depth tour of Museo Convento San Francisco y Catacumbas, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia de las Nazarenas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Lima trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Nazca to Lima takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Lima can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lima

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
San Isidro ©
San Isidro
Huaca Pucllana ©
Huaca Pucllana

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