13 days in Peru Itinerary

13 days in Peru Itinerary

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13 days in Peru Itinerary

Start: Tampa, Florida
Fly + Drive:  13 h 30 min
1
Urubamba
— 4 nights
Train:  30 min
2
Machu Picchu
— 3 nights
+2
Train + Foot + Bus:  3 h 15 min
3
Cusco
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h
4
Lima
— 1 night
Fly:  9 h 30 min
End: Tampa, Florida

4
nights
Urubamba

Urubamba ©
The largest town in the Sacred Valley of the Incas, Urubamba represents a transport hub, often frequented by tourists wanting to get out and see the ruins and natural sights of the valley.
Moray has been added to your itinerary. Get some historical perspective at Inka Pintay and Iglesia de Urubamba. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Yucay Museo de Cultura Viva and Mercado De Urubamaba. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Qosqo Ayllu, look for gifts at ALQA - Gallery of Andean Expressions, and trek along Urubamba Weavers' Route.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Urubamba trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Tampa, USA to Urubamba is an approximately 19-hour combination of flight and car. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Tampa in May: high temperatures in Urubamba hover around 69°F and lows are around 39°F. On the 25th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Machu Picchu.

Things to do in Urubamba

Historic Sites Shopping Trails

Side Trips

Ollantaytambo, Moray, Urubamba Weavers' Route, Yucay Museo de Cultura Viva
Highlights from your plan
Moray ©
Moray
Inka Pintay ©
Inka Pintay
Yucay Museo de Cultura Viva ©
Yucay Museo de Cultura Viva

3
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.
To find ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Machu Picchu trip maker site .

Take a train from Urubamba to Machu Picchu in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Cusco.

Things to do in Machu Picchu

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

2
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.
To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Cusco vacation planning app.

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 May, daily temperatures in Cusco can reach 69°F, while at night they dip to 39°F. You will have some time to spend on the 30th (Sat) before leaving for Lima.

Things to do in Cusco

Historic Sites Spas Parks
Highlights from your plan
Sacsayhuaman ©
Sacsayhuaman
Spas
exploor ©
exploor

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Church and Sanctuary of Saint Rose of Lima, steep yourself in history at Basilica y Monasterio de Santo Domingo, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then admire the masterpieces at Museo MATE, and finally explore the world behind art at Museo Pedro de Osma. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia y Convento de San Francisco, then wander the streets of San Isidro, then explore the world behind art at MALI - Museo de Arte de Lima, and finally get engrossed in the history at Museo Larco.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Lima trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by flight from Cusco to Lima takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cusco in May, Lima is much hotter at night with lows of 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lima

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
MALI - Museo de Arte de Lima ©
MALI - Museo de Arte de Lima
San Isidro ©
San Isidro
Basilica y Monasterio de Santo Domingo ©

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