22 days in Peru, Ecuador & Colombia Itinerary

22 days in Peru, Ecuador & Colombia Itinerary

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Machu Picchu, Peru
— 1 night
2
Cusco, Peru
— 2 nights
3
Lima, Peru
— 2 nights
4
Puerto Ayora, Ecuador
— 3 nights
5
Puerto Villamil, Ecuador
— 3 nights
6
Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, Ecuador
— 3 nights
7
Quito, Ecuador
— 1 night
8
San Andres Island, Colombia
— 2 nights
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Bogota, Colombia
— 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): get great views at Intipuncu. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu and then relax and rejuvenate at Otto's Salon Spa & Boutique.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Machu Picchu trip itinerary builder tool.

Toledo, Brazil to Machu Picchu is an approximately 26-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Toledo to Machu Picchu due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Cusco.

Things to do in Machu Picchu

Historic Sites · Spas
Highlights from your plan
Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu ©
Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu
Intipuncu ©
Intipuncu
Otto's Salon Spa & Boutique ©
Otto's Salon Spa & Boutique

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Qorikancha, explore the ancient world of Sacsayhuaman, and then explore the world behind art at Museo de Arte Precolombino. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the ancient world of Tambomachay, admire the masterpieces at Ekekos San Blas - Arte & Colores, steep yourself in history at Plaza de Armas, then trek along exploor, and finally admire the striking features of Centro Historico De Cusco.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Cusco trip builder website.

Do a combination of train and bus from Machu Picchu to Cusco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. November in Cusco sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Lima.

Things to do in Cusco

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Sacsayhuaman ©
Sacsayhuaman
Centro Historico De Cusco ©
Centro Historico De Cusco
Qorikancha ©
Qorikancha

2
nights
Lima, Peru

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 19th (Thu), steep yourself in history at Huaca Pucllana, then ponder the design of Plaza de Armas (Plaza Mayor), then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Museo Convento San Francisco y Catacumbas, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Pedro Church (Iglesia de San Pedro).

For where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Lima day trip website.

Traveling by flight from Cusco to Lima takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Cusco in November since evenings lows in Lima dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Puerto Ayora.

Things to do in Lima

Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Huaca Pucllana ©
Huaca Pucllana
Plaza de Armas (Plaza Mayor) ©
Plaza de Armas (Plaza Mayor)
Museo Larco ©
Museo Larco

3
nights
Puerto Ayora, Ecuador

Puerto Ayora ©
The largest settlement in the Galapagos, Puerto Ayora offers visitors to the islands an array of facilities and things to do.
Puerto Ayora is known for parks, nature, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get outside with Think Galapagos, stroll through Charles Darwin Research Station, look for gifts at Chocolapagos Darwin's Favourites, and kick back and relax at Galapagos Beach at Tortuga Bay.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Puerto Ayora sightseeing planner.

You can do a combination of flight, ferry, and bus from Lima to Puerto Ayora in 11 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and ferry. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Lima in November, with highs in Puerto Ayora at 31°C and lows at 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Puerto Villamil.

Things to do in Puerto Ayora

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Santa Cruz
Highlights from your plan
Charles Darwin Research Station ©
Charles Darwin Research Station
El Chato - Giant Tortoise Reserve ©
El Chato - Giant Tortoise Reserve
Galapagos Beach at Tortuga Bay ©
Galapagos Beach at Tortuga Bay

3
nights
Puerto Villamil, Ecuador

Puerto Villamil ©
Located in the southeast of Isla Isabela, Puerto Villamil is home to the majority of the island's 2,200 inhabitants.
Puerto Villamil is known for nature, parks, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: visit Los Tuneles, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Puerto Villamil, get outside with Cueva de Sucre, and get to know the resident critters at Centro de Crianza Tortugas Gigantes Arnaldo Tupiza Chamaidan.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Puerto Villamil online trip itinerary planner.

You can ride a ferry from Puerto Ayora to Puerto Villamil in 3.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Ecuador Time (ECT) to Galapagos Time (GALT) is minus 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to ride a ferry to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno.

Things to do in Puerto Villamil

Parks · Outdoors · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Las Tintoreras ©
Las Tintoreras
The Wall of Tears ©
The Wall of Tears

3
nights
Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, Ecuador

Puerto Baquerizo Moreno ©
The capital of the Galapagos Islands, Puerto Baquerizo Moreno is located on easternmost island of the archipelago, San Cristobal.
Puerto Baquerizo Moreno is known for wildlife, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head outdoors with Cerro Tijeretas, don't miss a visit to La Casa del Ceibo, take in the waterfront at Malecon San Cristobal, and pause for some photo ops at Estatua de Charles Darwin.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Puerto Baquerizo Moreno day trip site.

Ride a ferry from Puerto Villamil to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno in 6 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Puerto Villamil to Puerto Baquerizo Moreno due to the time zone difference. In November, daily temperatures in Puerto Baquerizo Moreno can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Quito.

Things to do in Puerto Baquerizo Moreno

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trip

San Cristobal
Highlights from your plan
Playa Mann ©
Playa Mann
Dona Pilo ©
Dona Pilo
Playa Punta Carola ©
Playa Punta Carola

1
night
Quito, Ecuador

Quito ©
High in the Andean foothills, Quito remains one of the world's most photogenic capital cities, featuring two dramatic mountain ranges as its backdrop.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia Santa Barbara, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fundacion Iglesia de la Compania, then admire the landmark architecture of Iglesia y Convento de San Francisco, and finally get engrossed in the history at Museo Templo del Sol Pintor Ortega Maila.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Quito trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Puerto Baquerizo Moreno to Quito takes 6 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Puerto Baquerizo Moreno in November, with highs in Quito at 26°C and lows at 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to travel to San Andres Island.

Things to do in Quito

Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Museo Templo del Sol Pintor Ortega Maila ©
Museo Templo del Sol Pintor Ortega Maila
Fundacion Iglesia de la Compania ©
Fundacion Iglesia de la Compania
Iglesia y Convento de San Francisco ©
Iglesia y Convento de San Francisco

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nights
San Andres Island, Colombia

San Andres Island ©
The coral San Andres Island boasts a rich colonial history, exotic beaches, and a laidback, tropical lifestyle.
On the 1st (Tue), take in the dramatic natural features at Hoyo Soplador, identify plant and animal life at La Piscinita, then take a tour by water with Scuba San Andres Dive Shop, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Charquitos. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed): head off the coast to Johnny Cay, then relax and rejuvenate at Dream Island Spa, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de San Luis.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the San Andres Island trip planner.

You can fly from Quito to San Andres Island in 8.5 hours. Traveling from Quito in November, things will get a bit warmer in San Andres Island: highs are around 35°C and lows about 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Bogota.

Things to do in San Andres Island

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Scuba San Andres Dive Shop ©
Scuba San Andres Dive Shop
Johnny Cay ©
Johnny Cay
La Piscinita ©
La Piscinita

2
nights
Bogota, Colombia

Colombia's heart and soul, Bogota has earned the nickname "Athens of South America" thanks to its abundance of universities, libraries, and lower-level schools.
On the 3rd (Thu), take in the awesome beauty at Monserrate, then explore the world behind art at Museo Botero del Banco de la Republica, and then contemplate the long history of Bolivar Square. On the 4th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, see the interesting displays at Gold Museum (Museo del Oro), and then take in the architecture and design of Colegio Mayor San Bartolome.

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You can fly from San Andres Island to Bogota in 4.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from San Andres Island in December: highs in Bogota hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bogota

Museums · Tours · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Gold Museum (Museo del Oro) ©
Gold Museum (Museo del Oro)
Monserrate ©
Monserrate

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