15 days in Peru Itinerary

15 days in Peru Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Ottawa
Fly:  11 h
1
Lima
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 30 min
2
Cusco
— 6 nights
Fly + Taxi:  4 h 45 min
3
Cabanaconde
— 3 nights
Taxi + Fly:  5 h 15 min
4
Lima
— 3 nights
Fly:  11 h 30 min
End: Ottawa

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 16th (Wed): ponder the world of politics at Palacio de Torre Tagle, then kick back and relax at Playa Kon-Tiki, and then walk around Circuito Magico Del Agua. Here are some ideas for day two: head outdoors with Parque La Felicidad and then get engrossed in the history at Museo Larco.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Lima tour itinerary planning app.

Ottawa, Canada to Lima is an approximately 11- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Ottawa in December: high temperatures in Lima hover around 28°C and lows are around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel to Cusco.

Things to do in Lima

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Circuito Magico Del Agua ©
Circuito Magico Del Agua
Museo Larco ©
Museo Larco
Palacio de Torre Tagle ©
Palacio de Torre Tagle

6
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cusco: Maras (Moray & Salinas de Maras) and Cerveceria Willkamayu (in Urubamba). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Sacsayhuaman, admire the masterpieces at Museo de Arte Precolombino, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Qorikancha, and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Cusco travel route builder tool.

Fly from Lima to Cusco in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Lima, expect a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Cusco, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 9°C. You will leave for Cabanaconde on the 23rd (Wed).

Things to do in Cusco

Historic Sites Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Maras, Cerveceria Willkamayu
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Salinas de Maras ©
Salinas de Maras
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Sacsayhuaman ©
Sacsayhuaman

3
nights
Cabanaconde

Cabanaconde ©
A vacation in Cabanaconde provides visitors with an opportunity to explore the left bank of the Colca River, an area quite untouched by commercial tourism.
Explore Cabanaconde's surroundings by going to Uyo Uyo Archaeological Site (in Yanque) and Chivay (La Calera Thermal Waters, Zipline, &more). The adventure continues: take in breathtaking views at Colca Canyon, get great views at Mirador Cruz del Condor, and stroll through Condor's Cross.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Cabanaconde road trip app.

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Cusco to Cabanaconde in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel to Lima.

Things to do in Cabanaconde

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Chivay, Colca Canyon, Uyo Uyo Archaeological Site
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Colca Canyon ©
Colca Canyon
Condor's Cross ©
Condor's Cross
Zipline

3
nights
Lima

Lima ©
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Antiguedades El Portal, wander the streets of Miraflores, then take a leisurely stroll along Miraflores Boardwalk, then get a taste of the local shopping with Shopping Center Larcomar (Centro Comercial Larcomar), and finally walk around Parque Alfredo Salazar. On the next day, get to know the fascinating history of Centro Historico de Lima, take a stroll through Barranco, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Penascal.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Lima using our trip planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Cabanaconde to Lima takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lima

Neighborhoods Parks Beaches
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Miraflores ©
Miraflores
Barranco ©
Barranco
Miraflores Boardwalk ©
Miraflores Boardwalk

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