14 days in Peru Itinerary

14 days in Peru Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Peru itinerary planner

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Trujillo
— 3 nights
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Lima
— 1 night
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Paracas
— 2 nights
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Cusco
— 5 nights
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Arequipa
— 1 night
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Trujillo

— 3 nights

Capital of Culture

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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Playa Malabrigo and Playa de Huanchaco. Discover out-of-the-way places like Chan Chan and La Huaca del Sol. And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Cao Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Templo de Trujillo, contemplate the long history of Casa Ganoza Chopitea, and make a trip to Plaza de Armas de Trujillo.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Trujillo road trip planner.

London, UK to Trujillo is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Trujillo is minus 5 hours. Traveling from London in April, expect nights in Trujillo to be much hotter, around 20°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Lima.

Things to do in Trujillo

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Lima

— 1 night

City of the Kings

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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Lima, appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Historico de Lima, then wander the streets of Miraflores, and finally walk around Parque Kennedy - Parque Central de Miraflores.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Lima tour itinerary planner.

Fly from Trujillo to Lima in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Lima are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to drive to Paracas.

Things to do in Lima

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Paracas

— 2 nights
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 26th (Wed): see Off-Road Tours and then make a trip to The Chandelier. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Museo De Sitio Julio C Tello De Paracas, then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Roja, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Supay Beach.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Paracas trip planner.

You can drive from Lima to Paracas in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. April in Paracas sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Cusco.

Things to do in Paracas

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Cusco

— 5 nights

Imperial City

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Horseback Riding Tours and Kayaking & Canoeing. Your inner history buff will appreciate Sacsayhuaman and Qorikancha. And it doesn't end there: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, hunt for treasures at Mercado Central de San Pedro, take a memorable excursion with exploor, and admire the landmark architecture of Centro Historico De Cusco.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Cusco attractions planner.

Getting from Paracas to Cusco by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Paracas in April, you will find days in Cusco are slightly colder (23°C), and nights are colder (7°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Arequipa.

Things to do in Cusco

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Adventure

Arequipa

— 1 night

White City

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 3rd (Wed): make a trip to Complejo de la Compania de Jesus, then examine the collection at Santa Catalina Monastery, then contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Arequipa, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Iglesia de la Compania de Jesus.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Arequipa day trip app.

You can fly from Cusco to Arequipa in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cusco in May, expect a bit warmer with lows of 10°C in Arequipa. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Arequipa

Historic Sites · Museums

Peru travel guide

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Historic Sites · Parks · Landmarks
Land of the Incas
In a country renowned for its pre-Columbian archeological sites, no Peru vacation would be complete without an adrenaline-inducing hike to Machu Picchu, World Heritage-listed symbol of the once-mighty Incan Empire. Aside from visiting these spectacular ruins set against the backdrop of photogenic mountain peaks, most holidays in Peru also include an exploration of the country's pretty cities, boasting well-preserved colonial architecture and a slew of modern buildings housing fine museums, galleries, shops, and restaurants. Ideal for active vacationers, Peru trips are also tailor-made for gourmands, as the country's eclectic cuisine blends tasty influences from Africa, Asia, and Europe.