13 days in Peru Itinerary

13 days in Peru Itinerary

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13 days in Peru Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  26​h
1
Lima
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  2​h 15​min
2
Maras
— 1 night
taxi + train:  2​h
3
Machu Picchu
— 2 nights
+2
train + foot + bus:  3​h 15​min
4
Cusco
— 4 nights
Fly:  28​h
End: New Delhi

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.
Lima is known for parks, historic sites, museums, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Museo Larco, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, take a stroll through Barranco, and walk around Circuito Magico Del Agua.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Lima tour planner.

New Delhi, India to Lima is an approximately 26-hour flight. Traveling from New Delhi to Lima, you'll gain 10 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from New Delhi in November, plan for a bit cooler days in Lima, with highs around 26°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Maras.

Things to do in Lima

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Huaca Pucllana ©
Huaca Pucllana
Museo Larco ©
Museo Larco
Plaza de Armas (Plaza Mayor) ©
Plaza de Armas (Plaza Mayor)

1
night
Maras

Maras ©
Maras is a town in the Sacred Valley of the Incas, 40 kilometers north of Cuzco, in the Cuzco Region of Peru. On the 16th (Sat), delve into the distant past at Moray and then take in the dramatic natural features at Salinas de Maras.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Maras visit planning site .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Lima to Maras in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Lima in November, expect slightly colder with lows of 8°C in Maras. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Machu Picchu.

Things to do in Maras

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Salinas de Maras ©
Salinas de Maras
Moray ©
Moray

2
nights
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 17th (Sun): delve into the distant past at Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu and then admire the natural beauty at Los Jardines de Mandor. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia Virgen Del Carmen, make a trip to Plaza Manco Capac, then delve into the distant past at Winay Wayna, and finally get great views at Intipuncu.

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You can do a combination of taxi and train from Maras to Machu Picchu in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel to Cusco.

Things to do in Machu Picchu

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu ©
Winay Wayna ©
Winay Wayna
Intipuncu ©
Intipuncu

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.
Cusco is known for historic sites, museums, wildlife, classes, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Sacsayhuaman, explore the world behind art at Museo de Arte Precolombino, get engrossed in the history at Museo Quechua, and admire the landmark architecture of Centro Historico De Cusco.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Cusco vacation planner .

You can do a combination of train and bus from Machu Picchu to Cusco in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In November, daytime highs in Cusco are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cusco

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Sacred Valley of the Incas
Highlights from your plan
Sacsayhuaman ©
Sacsayhuaman
Centro Historico De Cusco ©
Centro Historico De Cusco
Plaza de Armas ©
Plaza de Armas

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