13 days in Lima & Cusco Itinerary

13 days in Lima & Cusco Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Guarulhos
Drive + Fly:  5 h 30 min
1
Lima
— 3 nights
Fly:  1 h 30 min
2
Cusco
— 8 nights
Fly:  2 h
3
Lima
— 1 day
Fly + Drive:  9 h
End: Guarulhos

3
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 San Isidro as well as Jirón de la Unión. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Circuito Magico Del Agua, take in the waterfront at Miraflores Boardwalk, admire the local landmark of Plaza de Armas (Plaza Mayor), and stroll around El Parque del Amor.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Lima trip planning app.

Guarulhos, Brazil to Lima is an approximately 9- hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Peru Standard Time (PET), which is usually a -2 hour difference. While traveling from Guarulhos, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Lima, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Cusco.

Things to do in Lima

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods
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Huaca Pucllana ©
Huaca Pucllana
Circuito Magico Del Agua ©
Circuito Magico Del Agua
Miraflores ©
Miraflores

8
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Humantay Lake as well as Montana de Siete Colores. Venture out of the city with trips to Archaeological Park Ollantaytambo (in Ollantaytambo) and Maras (Moray & Salinas de Maras). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Sacsayhuaman, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, wander the streets of San Blas, and get engrossed in the history at Museo Inka.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Cusco itinerary builder website.

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 2nd (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Lima.

Things to do in Cusco

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Maras, Sacred Valley of the Incas, Archaeological Park Ollantaytambo
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Sacsayhuaman ©
Sacsayhuaman
Plaza de Armas ©
Plaza de Armas
Qorikancha ©
Qorikancha

1
day
Lima

Lima ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes San Isidro as well as Jirón de la Unión. On the 2nd (Wed), get a taste of the local shopping with Jirón de la Unión, then wander the streets of San Isidro, and then see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional de Arqueologia, Antropologia e Historia del Peru.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Lima trip website.

Getting from Cusco to Lima by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cusco in October, Lima is a bit warmer at night with lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lima

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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San Isidro ©
San Isidro

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