3 days in Peru Itinerary

3 days in Peru Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Peru travel route planner

Make it your trip
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Cusco
Shuttle
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Urubamba
Drive to Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport, Fly to Vancouver International Airport

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Cusco

Imperial City

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 11th (Sat): explore the ancient world of Sacsayhuaman.

Plan trip to Cusco with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Vancouver, Canada to Cusco is an approximately 19-hour flight. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Vancouver to Cusco due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Vancouver in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Cusco, with lows of 4°C. On the 11th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a shuttle to Urubamba.

Things to do in Cusco

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Llama Pack - Day Tours. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): take in the dramatic natural features at Salinas de Maras and then head outdoors with Llama Pack - Day Tours.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Urubamba online trip itinerary maker.

You can take a shuttle from Cusco to Urubamba in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Urubamba

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Peru travel guide

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Historic Sites · Parks · Landmarks
Land of the Incas
In a country renowned for its pre-Columbian archeological sites, no Peru vacation would be complete without an adrenaline-inducing hike to Machu Picchu, World Heritage-listed symbol of the once-mighty Incan Empire. Aside from visiting these spectacular ruins set against the backdrop of photogenic mountain peaks, most holidays in Peru also include an exploration of the country's pretty cities, boasting well-preserved colonial architecture and a slew of modern buildings housing fine museums, galleries, shops, and restaurants. Ideal for active vacationers, Peru trips are also tailor-made for gourmands, as the country's eclectic cuisine blends tasty influences from Africa, Asia, and Europe.