32 days in Peru, Foz do Iguacu & La Paz Itinerary

32 days in Peru, Foz do Iguacu & La Paz Itinerary

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Lima, Peru
— 3 nights
2
Paracas, Peru
— 2 nights
3
Foz do Iguacu, Brazil
— 3 nights
4
Lima, Peru
— 2 nights
5
Maras, Peru
— 1 night
6
Machu Picchu, Peru
— 2 nights
7
Manu National Park, Peru
— 1 night
8
Cusco, Peru
— 2 nights
9
Arequipa, Peru
— 1 night
10
Puno, Peru
— 2 nights
11
La Paz, Bolivia
— 2 nights
12
Lima, Peru
— 3 nights
13
Cabanaconde, Peru
— 3 nights
14
Cajamarca, Peru
— 3 nights

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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.
On the 2nd (Fri), get to know the fascinating history of Centro Historico de Lima, thentake an in-depth tour of Museo Convento San Francisco y Catacumbas, thensteep yourself in history at Huaca Pucllana, and finally take a stroll through Miraflores. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Museo de la Nacion, wander the streets of Barranco, thenglide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally take an in-depth tour of Museo Larco.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Lima online travel planner.

Montreal, Canada to Lima is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. When traveling from Montreal in August, plan for slightly colder days in Lima, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Paracas.

Things to do in Lima

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Museo Larco ©
Museo Larco
Museo Convento San Francisco y Catacumbas ©
Huaca Pucllana ©
Huaca Pucllana

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Paracas, Peru

Paracas ©
A port town largely devoted to tourism, Paracas serves as a popular starting point for exploration of Peru's south coast.
You've now added Oasis of Huacachina to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): explore the activities along Oasis of Huacachina, kick back and relax at Playa Roja, thenview the masterpieces at Pukasoncco, Arte Precolombino., and finally head off the coast to Islas Ballestas. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de la Mina, thentake an in-depth tour of Paracas History Museum - Juan Navarro Hierro, and then get great views at La Catedral.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Paracas route planner.

Drive from Lima to Paracas in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Lima in August, Paracas is little chillier at night with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Paracas

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Oasis of Huacachina
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Playa Roja ©
Playa Roja
Islas Ballestas ©
Islas Ballestas
La Catedral ©
La Catedral

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Foz do Iguacu, Brazil

Foz do Iguacu ©
A gateway to the world-renowned Iguacu Falls, which spectacularly divide Brazil and Argentina, the modern, high-rise city of Foz do Iguacu can't help but play second fiddle to the natural wonder in its vicinity.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Buddhist Temple and then take in the dramatic scenery at Iguazu Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosque of Omar Ibn Al-Khattab, examine the collection at Museu de Cera Dreamland, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral Diocesana Nossa Senhora de Guadalupe, thencontemplate the long history of Marco Das Tres Fronteiras, and finally see the interesting displays at Ecomuseu de Itaipu.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Foz do Iguacu online road trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Paracas to Foz do Iguacu. Traveling from Paracas to Foz do Iguacu, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Paracas in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Foz do Iguacu: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to Lima.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Iguazu Falls ©
Iguazu Falls
Buddhist Temple ©
Buddhist Temple
Marco Das Tres Fronteiras ©
Marco Das Tres Fronteiras

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Lima, Peru

Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Lima, thenexamine the collection at ChocoMuseo Berlin, thenwander the streets of San Isidro, and finally examine the collection at Museo Nacional de Arqueologia, Antropologia e Historia del Peru. Keep things going the next day: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Lima journey maker website.

You can fly from Foz do Iguacu to Lima in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Peru Standard Time (PET) is minus 2 hours. While traveling from Foz do Iguacu, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Lima, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel to Maras.

Things to do in Lima

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Cathedral of Lima ©
Cathedral of Lima

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Maras, Peru

Maras ©
Maras is a town in the Sacred Valley of the Incas, 40 kilometers north of Cuzco, in the Cuzco Region of Peru. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): stroll through Urubamba Weavers' Route, examine the collection at Yucay Museo de Cultura Viva, thenstroll through Salinas de Maras, and finally delve into the distant past at Moray.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Maras tour itinerary app.

You can fly from Lima to Maras in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Lima in August, Maras is cooler at night with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Machu Picchu.

Things to do in Maras

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Urubamba Weavers' Route, Yucay Museo de Cultura Viva
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Salinas de Maras ©
Salinas de Maras
Moray ©
Moray
Urubamba Weavers' Route ©
Urubamba Weavers' Route

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Machu Picchu, Peru

Machu Picchu ©
A symbol of the Incan civilization, the abandoned city of Machu Picchu represents a must-see on a Peru vacation.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu and then get great views at Intipuncu. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Tue): delve into the distant past at Winay Wayna, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Mandor, and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Hot Springs (Aguas Calientes).

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Machu Picchu trip planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and train from Maras to Machu Picchu takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Manu National Park.

Things to do in Machu Picchu

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

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Manu National Park, Peru

Manu National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): delve into the lush surroundings at Manu National Park and then delve into the lush surroundings at Kosnipata Valley.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Manu National Park trip itinerary maker.

Explore your travel options from Machu Picchu to Manu National Park with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Cusco.

Things to do in Manu National Park

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Manu National Park ©
Manu National Park

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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.
On the 15th (Thu), wander the streets of San Blas, thencontemplate the long history of Plaza de Armas, thentrek along exploor, and finally delve into the distant past at Sacsayhuaman. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Fri): tour in harmony with nature at Manu Wildlife Peru, thentake an in-depth tour of Museo Inka, and then take an in-depth tour of Museo de Arte Precolombino.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Cusco trip itinerary maker.

Explore your travel options from Manu National Park to Cusco with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Arequipa.

Things to do in Cusco

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors
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San Blas ©
San Blas
Sacsayhuaman ©
Sacsayhuaman
Plaza de Armas ©
Plaza de Armas

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Arequipa, Peru

Arequipa ©
In an area dominated three imposing volcanoes, Arequipa vacations allow visitors to admire well-preserved colonial architecture in a dramatic setting.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): wander the streets of Yanahuara, take an in-depth tour of Museo Santuarios Andinos, thensteep yourself in history at Historic Centre of Arequipa, thenbrowse the exhibits of Museo de la Catedral de Arequipa, and finally examine the collection at Santa Catalina Monastery.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Arequipa trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Cusco to Arequipa by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Cusco in August since evenings lows in Arequipa dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Puno.

Things to do in Arequipa

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Santa Catalina Monastery ©
Santa Catalina Monastery
Museo Santuarios Andinos ©
Museo Santuarios Andinos
Historic Centre of Arequipa ©
Historic Centre of Arequipa

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Puno, Peru

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 18th (Sun): explore the ancient world of Sillustani, thenstep off the mainland to explore Taquile Island, and then get great views at Mirador Ing. Eduardo Sanchez. Keep things going the next day: step off the mainland to explore Uros Floating Islands, thenexplore the activities along Lake Titicaca, and then see the interesting displays at Museo Carlos Dreyer.

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Traveling by car from Arequipa to Puno takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for much colder nights when traveling from Arequipa in August since evenings lows in Puno dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to drive to La Paz.

Things to do in Puno

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lake Titicaca
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Taquile Island ©
Taquile Island
Uros Floating Islands ©
Uros Floating Islands
Lake Titicaca ©
Lake Titicaca

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La Paz, Bolivia

La Paz ©
Take a moment to catch your breath as you commence your holiday in La Paz.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Tiwanaku and then explore the striking landscape at Valley of the Moon.

To find photos and more tourist information, read La Paz trip tool.

Traveling by car from Puno to La Paz takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Puno to La Paz due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Puno, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in La Paz, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. You'll set off for Lima on the 22nd (Thu).

Things to do in La Paz

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Valley of the Moon ©
Valley of the Moon
Tiwanaku ©
Tiwanaku

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Lima, Peru

Deepen your sense of the past at sights like San Isidro and Cathedral of Lima. Get a sense of the local culture at Museo Nacional de Arqueologia, Antropologia e Historia del Peru and MALI - Museo de Arte de Lima. Spend the 24th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Enjoy Lima some more: see the interesting displays at ChocoMuseo Berlin, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica y Monasterio de Santo Domingo, and stroll around Parque Kennedy - Parque Central de Miraflores.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Lima online road trip planner.

You can fly from La Paz to Lima in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from La Paz to Lima is minus 1 hour. Traveling from La Paz in August, you will find days in Lima are somewhat warmer (°C), and nights are warmer (°C). On the 25th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Cabanaconde.

Things to do in Lima

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Cathedral of Lima ©
Cathedral of Lima

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Cabanaconde, Peru

Cabanaconde ©
A vacation in Cabanaconde provides visitors with an opportunity to explore the left bank of the Colca River, an area quite untouched by commercial tourism.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): make a trip to Mirador Cruz del Condor and then take in breathtaking views at Colca Canyon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Uyo Uyo Archaeological Site, witness a stunning natural landmark at La Calera Thermal Waters, and then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Cabanaconde trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Lima to Cabanaconde takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Cajamarca.

Things to do in Cabanaconde

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Chivay, Colca Canyon, Uyo Uyo Archaeological Site
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Colca Canyon ©
Colca Canyon
Condor's Cross ©
Condor's Cross
Zipline

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Cajamarca, Peru

Cajamarca ©
Located 2,750 m (8,900 ft) above sea level, the Andean city of Cajamarca experiences a mild highland climate, which, along with the area's fertile soil, has allowed agriculture to thrive.
On the 29th (Thu), make a trip to Plaza de Armas de Cajamarca, see the interesting displays at Museo de sitio kuntur Wasi, thenadmire the masterpieces at Casa-museo Nicolas Puga, thenwitness a stunning natural landmark at Banos del Inca, and finally delve into the distant past at Cumbemayo. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Hacienda La Collpa, make a trip to Windows of Otuzco, don't miss a visit to Cerro Santa Apolonia, thenmake a trip to Cuarto del Rescate, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia Belén, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Cajamarca.

For reviews and more tourist information, read Cajamarca driving holiday planner.

Getting from Cabanaconde to Cajamarca by flight takes about 9 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cajamarca

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Banos del Inca ©
Banos del Inca
Cumbemayo ©
Cumbemayo
Museo de sitio kuntur Wasi ©
Museo de sitio kuntur Wasi

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