25 days in Lima & Bogota Itinerary

25 days in Lima & Bogota Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Melbourne, Australia
Fly:  20 h 15 min
1
Lima, Peru
— 11 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
2
Bogota, Colombia
— 11 nights
Fly:  27 h
End: Melbourne, Australia

11
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Callao (Fortaleza real felipe & Museo de Sitio Naval- Submarino Ex Bap Abtao) and Complejo Arqueologico de Rupac (in Huaral). The adventure continues: walk around Circuito Magico Del Agua, steep yourself in history at Huaca Pucllana, take an in-depth tour of Museo Convento San Francisco y Catacumbas, and take a leisurely stroll along Miraflores Boardwalk.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Lima trip planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Lima is an approximately 21- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Peru Standard Time (PET) is minus 15 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Lima when traveling from Melbourne in December, with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Bogota.

Things to do in Lima

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trips

Callao, Complejo Arqueologico de Rupac
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Circuito Magico Del Agua ©
Circuito Magico Del Agua
Museo Larco ©
Museo Larco
Huaca Pucllana ©
Huaca Pucllana

11
nights
Bogota, Colombia

Bogota ©
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Laguna de Guatavita (in Tierra Negra), Plaza Sesquile (in Sesquile) and Zipaquira (Casa Museo Quevedo Zornoza & Catedral de Sal de Zipaquira). Spend the 9th (Thu) exploring nature at Chingaza National Park. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Gold Museum (Museo del Oro), make a trip to Casa Libreria Wilborada 1047, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Bogota trip planner.

You can fly from Lima to Bogota in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Lima in January, expect nights in Bogota to be cooler, around 7°C, while days are little chillier, around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bogota

Parks Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Zipaquira, Laguna de Guatavita, Chingaza National Park, Plaza Sesquile, Centro de Memoria El Cuartico
Highlights from your plan
Gold Museum (Museo del Oro) ©
Gold Museum (Museo del Oro)
Monserrate ©
Monserrate
Museo Botero del Banco de la Republica ©
Museo Botero del Banco de la Republica

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