14 days in Peru Itinerary

14 days in Peru Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Foz do Iguacu
Fly:  15 h 15 min
1
Arequipa
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h 30 min
2
Cusco
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 15 min
3
Trujillo
— 1 night
Fly:  1 h 45 min
4
Lima
— 2 nights
5
Lima
— 5 nights
Fly:  7 h 15 min
End: Foz do Iguacu

2
nights
Arequipa

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 8th (Sun): examine the collection at Santa Catalina Monastery, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de Yanahuara ( San Juan Bautista), then get engrossed in the history at Museo Santuarios Andinos, then don't miss a visit to Plaza de Armas, and finally steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of Arequipa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Francisco Plaza, Church and Monastery, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Museo de la Catedral de Arequipa, and finally take a stroll through Yanahuara.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Arequipa driving holiday app.

Foz do Iguacu, Brazil to Arequipa is an approximately 14.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Peru Standard Time (PET) is minus 2 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Foz do Iguacu in March; daily highs in Arequipa reach 22°C and lows reach 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Cusco.

Things to do in Arequipa

Museums Historic Sites Tours
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Santa Catalina Monastery ©
Santa Catalina Monastery
Historic Centre of Arequipa ©
Historic Centre of Arequipa
Museo de la Catedral de Arequipa ©
Museo de la Catedral de Arequipa

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Horseback Riding Tours and Moray. When in Cusco, make a side trip to see Cerveceria Willkamayu in Urubamba, approximately Urubamba away. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Sacsayhuaman, delve into the distant past at Tambomachay, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado Central de San Pedro.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Cusco tour itinerary maker site.

Fly from Arequipa to Cusco in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Arequipa in March, plan for slightly colder nights in Cusco, with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Trujillo.

Things to do in Cusco

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Moray, Sacred Valley of the Incas, Cerveceria Willkamayu
Highlights from your plan
Sacsayhuaman ©
Sacsayhuaman
Horseback Riding Tours
Sacred Valley of the Incas ©
Sacred Valley of the Incas

1
night
Trujillo

Trujillo ©
Considered the country's capital of culture, Trujillo was the birthplace of the North Group, a community of artists and intellectuals that included celebrated poet Cesar Vallejo and notable novelist Ciro Alegria.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): contemplate the long history of La Huaca del Sol, steep yourself in history at Chan Chan, then make a trip to Plaza de Armas de Trujillo, and finally get engrossed in the history at Cao Museum.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Trujillo planning website.

Fly from Cusco to Trujillo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cusco in March, you will find days in Trujillo are somewhat warmer (28°C), and nights are warmer (23°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Lima.

Things to do in Trujillo

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

La Huaca del Sol
Highlights from your plan
La Huaca del Sol ©
La Huaca del Sol
Chan Chan ©
Chan Chan
Plaza de Armas de Trujillo ©
Plaza de Armas de Trujillo

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.
On the 14th (Sat), get engrossed in the history at Museo Convento San Francisco y Catacumbas, admire the landmark architecture of Archbishops Palace, then admire the landmark architecture of Balcones de Lima, and finally push the limits with an extreme tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Museo Pedro de Osma, steep yourself in history at Huaca Pucllana, then don't miss a visit to Plaza de Armas (Plaza Mayor), and finally get engrossed in the history at Museo Larco.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Lima online trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Trujillo to Lima in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. March in Lima sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel to Lima.

Things to do in Lima

Museums Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Museo Larco ©
Museo Larco
Plaza de Armas (Plaza Mayor) ©
Plaza de Armas (Plaza Mayor)
Museo Convento San Francisco y Catacumbas ©
Museo Convento San Francisco y Catacumbas

5
nights
Lima

Lima ©
Discover out-of-the-way places like Parque El Olivar and MALI - Museo de Arte de Lima. When in Lima, make a side trip to see Reserva Nacional Lomas de Lachay in Huaral, approximately Huaral away. See even more of Lima: wander the streets of San Isidro, make a trip to Plaza de Armas (Plaza Mayor), indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and steep yourself in history at Huaca Pucllana.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Lima vacation website.

You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Lima

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Reserva Nacional Lomas de Lachay
Highlights from your plan
Parque El Olivar ©
Parque El Olivar
San Isidro ©
San Isidro
Spas

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