14 days in Uspallata, Uyuni & Peru Itinerary

14 days in Uspallata, Uyuni & Peru Itinerary

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14 days in Uspallata, Uyuni & Peru Itinerary

Start: Silao, Mexico
Fly + Drive:  22​h 45​min
1
Uspallata, Argentina
— 2 nights
Drive:  18​h
2
Uyuni, Bolivia
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Maras, Peru
— 1 night
taxi + train:  2​h
4
Machu Picchu, Peru
— 1 night
+2
train + foot + bus:  3​h 15​min
5
Cusco, Peru
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h
End: Silao, Mexico

2
nights
Uspallata, Argentina

Uspallata ©
Uspallata is a village, and an administrative district, in Argentina in a scenic location on the road which crosses the Andes between Mendoza and Santiago in Chile. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes cerro de los 7 colores. On the 22nd (Fri), contemplate the waterfront views at Embalse de Potrerillos, then contemplate the long history of Bovedas De Uspallata, and then contemplate the long history of Cerro Tunduqueral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to cerro de los 7 colores, then make a trip to Cruz del Paramillos, and then head outdoors with Penitentes Mendoza.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Uspallata travel planning tool .

Silao, Mexico to Uspallata is an approximately 23-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Silao to Uspallata is 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to Lima.

Things to do in Uspallata

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Embalse de Potrerillos
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Penitentes Mendoza ©
Penitentes Mendoza
Cerro Tunduqueral ©
Cerro Tunduqueral
Bovedas De Uspallata ©
Bovedas De Uspallata

2
nights
Uyuni, Bolivia

Uyuni ©
Emptiness surrounds the desert outpost of Uyuni, the gateway to the world's largest salt flats.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Salar de Uyuni. Get a sense of the local culture at Train Cemetery and Necropolis & Museum Kawsay Wasy. There's still lots to do: head off the coast to Isla Incahuasi, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia San Cristobal Lipez, and make a trip to Plaza Arce.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Uyuni trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Uspallata to Uyuni. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Uspallata to Uyuni due to the time zone difference. In May, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to Maras.

Things to do in Uyuni

Nature Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Salar de Uyuni ©
Salar de Uyuni
Isla Incahuasi ©
Isla Incahuasi
Train Cemetery ©
Train Cemetery

1
night
Maras, Peru

Maras ©
Maras is a town in the Sacred Valley of the Incas, 40 kilometers north of Cuzco, in the Cuzco Region of Peru. Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): stroll through Urubamba Weavers' Route, then examine the collection at Yucay Museo de Cultura Viva, then take in the dramatic natural features at Salinas de Maras, and finally contemplate the long history of Moray.

Make your Maras itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Uyuni to Maras in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Bolivia Time (BOT) to Peru Time (PET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. While traveling from Uyuni, expect much hotter days and about the same nights in Maras, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel to Machu Picchu.

Things to do in Maras

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Yucay Museo de Cultura Viva, Urubamba Weavers' Route
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Salinas de Maras ©
Salinas de Maras
Moray ©
Moray
Urubamba Weavers' Route ©
Urubamba Weavers' Route

1
night
Machu Picchu, Peru

Machu Picchu ©
A symbol of the Incan civilization, the abandoned city of Machu Picchu represents a must-see on a Peru vacation.
On the 29th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu and then identify plant and animal life at Los Jardines de Mandor.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Machu Picchu trip itinerary maker app .

You can do a combination of taxi and train from Maras to Machu Picchu in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel to Cusco.

Things to do in Machu Picchu

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife
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Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu ©
Los Jardines de Mandor ©
Los Jardines de Mandor

3
nights
Cusco, Peru

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 a sense of the local culture at Sacsayhuaman and Iglesia De Santo Domingo. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Plaza de Armas and Centro Historico De Cusco. There's lots more to do: trek along Amarutrek Expeditions, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cusco Cathedral, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and see exploor.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Cusco day trip planning site .

Getting from Machu Picchu to Cusco by combination of train and bus takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In May, daily temperatures in Cusco can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. On the 2nd (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Cusco

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Sacsayhuaman ©
Sacsayhuaman
Centro Historico De Cusco ©
Centro Historico De Cusco
Plaza de Armas ©
Plaza de Armas

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