10 days in Peru Itinerary

10 days in Peru Itinerary

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10 days in Peru Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  8​h
1
Lima
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
2
Cusco
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Pisco
— Few hours
Drive:  30​min
4
Paracas
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Lima
— 1 night
Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Toronto

2
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Lima City Tours. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): delve into the distant past at Huaca Pucllana, take in the waterfront at Miraflores Boardwalk, and then join in the after-dark buzz at Lima City Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Sun): stroll around Parque Kennedy - Parque Central de Miraflores, get a taste of the local shopping with Shopping Center Larcomar (Centro Comercial Larcomar), then wander the streets of Barranco, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia y Convento de San Francisco, and finally steep yourself in history at Centro Historico de Lima.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Lima online route planner .

Toronto, Canada to Lima is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Toronto in October; daily highs in Lima reach 24°C and lows reach 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Cusco.

Things to do in Lima

Historic Sites Tours Nightlife
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Huaca Pucllana ©
Huaca Pucllana
Iglesia y Convento de San Francisco ©

4
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Cusco side-trips: Salinas de Maras (in Maras) and Cerveceria Willkamayu (in Urubamba). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Sacsayhuaman, explore the ancient world of Tambomachay, take an in-depth tour of Museo de Arte Precolombino, and admire the striking features of Centro Historico De Cusco.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Cusco trip planner .

Fly from Lima to Cusco in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Cusco when traveling from Lima in October, with lows around 7°C. You'll have a few hours on the 1st (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Pisco.

Things to do in Cusco

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Salinas de Maras, Sacred Valley of the Incas, Cerveceria Willkamayu
Highlights from your plan
Sacsayhuaman ©
Sacsayhuaman
Centro Historico De Cusco ©
Centro Historico De Cusco
Plaza de Armas ©
Plaza de Armas

few
hours
Pisco

Pisco ©
Pisco is a city located in the Ica Region of Peru, the capital of the Pisco Province. Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Museo Arqueologico Paracas.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Pisco trip itinerary maker .

Explore your travel options from Cusco to Pisco with the Route module. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Cusco in November since evenings lows in Pisco dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to drive to Paracas.

Things to do in Pisco

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Museo Arqueologico Paracas ©
Museo Arqueologico Paracas

1
night
Paracas

Paracas ©
A port town largely devoted to tourism, Paracas serves as a popular starting point for exploration of Peru's south coast.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): don't miss a visit to The Chandelier, browse the exhibits of Pukasoncco, Arte Precolombino., and then head off the coast to Islas Ballestas.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Paracas travel route planning tool .

Paracas is very close to Pisco. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in November, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can go by car to Lima.

Things to do in Paracas

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Islas Ballestas ©
Islas Ballestas
The Chandelier ©
The Chandelier

1
night
Lima

Lima
To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Lima trip builder .

Drive from Paracas to Lima in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You'll set off for home on the 3rd (Sun).

Things to do in Lima

Tours Outdoors Nightlife

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