4 days in Cusco Region Itinerary

4 days in Cusco Region Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Sao Paulo
Fly:  10 h 15 min
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Cusco
— 1 night
+2
Bus + Foot + Train:  3 h 15 min
2
Machu Picchu
— 1 night
Train + Taxi:  2 h 15 min
3
Maras
— 1 night
Fly:  9 h 15 min
End: Sao Paulo

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): explore the world behind art at Museo de Arte Precolombino, contemplate the long history of Sacsayhuaman, and then steep yourself in history at Plaza de Armas.

To find maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Cusco trip builder site.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Cusco is an approximately 11- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Sao Paulo to Cusco, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler evenings in Cusco when traveling from Sao Paulo in June, with lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Machu Picchu.

Things to do in Cusco

Historic Sites Museums
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Sacsayhuaman ©
Sacsayhuaman
Plaza de Armas ©
Plaza de Armas
Museo de Arte Precolombino ©
Museo de Arte Precolombino

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Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu ©
A symbol of the Incan civilization, the abandoned city of Machu Picchu represents a must-see on a Peru vacation.
On the 16th (Tue), contemplate the long history of Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu and then stroll through Mandor.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Machu Picchu trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and train from Cusco to Machu Picchu in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Maras.

Things to do in Machu Picchu

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife
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Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu ©
Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu
Mandor ©
Mandor

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Maras

Maras
Maras is a town in the Sacred Valley of the Incas, 40 kilometers north of Cuzco, in the Cuzco Region of Peru. To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Maras route builder tool.

You can do a combination of train and taxi from Machu Picchu to Maras in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. June in Maras sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 1°C at night. On the 17th (Wed), you're off to home.

Things to do in Maras

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks