27 days in Brazil & Peru Itinerary

27 days in Brazil & Peru Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 4 nights
2
Foz do Iguacu, Brazil
— 2 nights
3
Pocone, Brazil
— 2 nights
4
Cusco, Peru
— 2 nights
5
Puno, Peru
— 2 nights
6
Cabanaconde, Peru
— 1 night
7
Machu Picchu, Peru
— 1 night
8
Lima, Peru
— 1 night
9
Manaus, Brazil
— 3 nights
10
Salvador, Brazil
— 3 nights

4
nights
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Rio de Janeiro ©
Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, Ginga Tropical and Sugarloaf Mountain. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Copacabana Beach, explore the activities along Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon, brush up on your military savvy at Museu Historico do Exercito e Forte de Copacabana, and admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro.

To find photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Rio de Janeiro day trip website.

New Delhi, India to Rio de Janeiro is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New Delhi to Rio de Janeiro is minus 8.5 hours. While traveling from New Delhi, expect colder days and a bit cooler nights in Rio de Janeiro, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer ©
Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Sugarloaf Mountain ©
Sugarloaf Mountain

2
nights
Foz do Iguacu, Brazil

Foz do Iguacu ©
A gateway to the world-renowned Iguacu Falls, which spectacularly divide Brazil and Argentina, the modern, high-rise city of Foz do Iguacu can't help but play second fiddle to the natural wonder in its vicinity.
Foz do Iguacu is known for nature, zoos & aquariums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the sheer force of Iguazu Falls, contemplate the long history of Marco Das Tres Fronteiras, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Buddhist Temple, and admire the engineering at Itaipu Dam.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Foz do Iguacu trip planner.

You can fly from Rio de Janeiro to Foz do Iguacu in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in May, expect Foz do Iguacu to be a bit cooler, temps between °C and °C. On the 28th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Pocone.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Iguazu Falls ©
Iguazu Falls
Parque das Aves Bird Park ©
Parque das Aves Bird Park
Itaipu Dam ©
Itaipu Dam

2
nights
Pocone, Brazil

Pocone ©
You've now added Parque Nacional do Pantanal Matogrossense to your itinerary. On the 29th (Fri), walk around Parque Nacional do Pantanal Matogrossense.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Pocone trip planner.

Traveling by car from Foz do Iguacu to Pocone takes 21.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Amazon Standard Time (AMT) is minus 1 hour. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel to Cusco.

Things to do in Pocone

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Parque Nacional do Pantanal Matogrossense ©

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.
Mercado Central de San Pedro has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sun): get your game on at Playbox Gaming Center virtual reality, examine the collection at Museo Quechua, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Qorikancha, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de la Compania de Jesus, thenexplore the world behind art at Museo Maximo Laura, and finally contemplate the long history of Plaza de Armas. Here are some ideas for day two: hunt for treasures at Mercado Central de San Pedro and then explore the ancient world of Sacsayhuaman.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Cusco itinerary planner.

Drive from Pocone to Cusco in 43.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Pocone to Cusco due to the time zone difference. In May, daily temperatures in Cusco can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Puno.

Things to do in Cusco

Historic Sites Shopping Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Ekekos San Blas  - Arte  & Colores ©
Ekekos San Blas - Arte & Colores
Sacsayhuaman ©
Sacsayhuaman
Qorikancha ©
Qorikancha

2
nights
Puno, Peru

Puno ©
Hugging the western tip of Lake Titicaca, Puno serves as a melting pot of indigenous and imported cultures, and makes a great base for explorations around the region.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Lake Titicaca. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): step off the mainland to explore Uros Floating Islands, thenget great views at Mirador Ing. Eduardo Sanchez, and then head off the coast to Taquile Island. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Titicaca, thenappreciate the history behind Arco Deustua, and then stroll the grounds of Sillustani.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Puno road trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Cusco to Puno takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Puno when traveling from Cusco in June, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Cabanaconde.

Things to do in Puno

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lake Titicaca
Highlights from your plan
Lake Titicaca ©
Lake Titicaca
Taquile Island ©
Taquile Island
Uros Floating Islands ©
Uros Floating Islands

1
night
Cabanaconde, Peru

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.
You've now added Colca Canyon to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Condor's Cross and then walk around Sangalle.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Cabanaconde travel route planning site.

Traveling by car from Puno to Cabanaconde takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Machu Picchu.

Things to do in Cabanaconde

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Colca Canyon
Highlights from your plan
Condor's Cross ©
Condor's Cross
Colca Canyon ©
Colca Canyon
Sangalle ©
Sangalle

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): take in the natural beauty of Hot Springs (Aguas Calientes) and then contemplate the long history of Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Machu Picchu fast, fun, and easy.

Traveling by flight from Cabanaconde to Machu Picchu takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Lima.

Things to do in Machu Picchu

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu ©
Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu
Hot Springs (Aguas Calientes) ©
Hot Springs (Aguas Calientes)

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Complejo Arqueologico Mateo Salado, thenget engrossed in the history at Museo Larco, thendon't miss a visit to Circuito Magico Del Agua, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Palacio de la Union. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: wander the streets of Miraflores, explore the ancient world of Huaca Pucllana, thenglide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, thenstroll around Plazuela Chabuca Granda, and finally stop by Barranco.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Lima road trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Machu Picchu to Lima takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In June in Lima, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Manaus.

Things to do in Lima

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Miraflores ©
Miraflores
Museo Larco ©
Museo Larco
Parasailing & Paragliding

3
nights
Manaus, Brazil

Manaus ©
It's hard not to get excited when planning a trip to Manaus, capital of the state of Amazonas, and the largest city on the mighty Amazon River.
Manaus is known for nightlife, shopping, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Meeting of Waters, don't miss a visit to Espaco Cultural Largo de Sao Sebastiao, enjoy the sand and surf at Ponta Negra Beach, and browse the different shops at Manauara Shopping.

To find where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Manaus trip itinerary site.

Getting from Lima to Manaus by flight takes about 12.5 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Lima to Manaus, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Lima in June: high temperatures in Manaus hover around °C and lows are around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Salvador.

Things to do in Manaus

Parks Outdoors Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Meeting of Waters ©
Meeting of Waters
Ponta Negra Beach ©
Ponta Negra Beach
Kayaking & Canoeing

3
nights
Salvador, Brazil

Salvador ©
Nowhere are the traditions of Brazil's African-background community as strong as in Salvador, the colorful, historical capital of Bahia state.
Change things up with these side-trips from Salvador: Praia do Forte (Forte Beach & Projeto Tamar) and Guarajuba Beach (in Guarajuba). There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Pelourinho, kick back and relax at Praia Farol da Barra, admire the masterpieces at MAM Museu de Arte Moderna, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sao Francisco Church and Convent.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Salvador journey planner.

Fly from Manaus to Salvador in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Manaus to Salvador, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Manaus in June, plan for slightly colder days in Salvador, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Salvador

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Praia do Forte, Guarajuba Beach
Highlights from your plan
Forte Beach ©
Forte Beach
Projeto Tamar ©
Projeto Tamar
Pelourinho ©
Pelourinho

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