60 days in Australia, Vancouver & Peru Itinerary

60 days in Australia, Vancouver & Peru Itinerary

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60 days in Australia, Vancouver & Peru Itinerary

Start: Vancouver, Canada
1
Vancouver, Canada
— 6 nights
Fly:  16​h 15​min
2
Arequipa, Peru
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Puno, Peru
— 3 nights
Drive:  11​h 15​min
4
Machu Picchu, Peru
— 1 night
+2
train + foot + bus:  3​h 15​min
5
Cusco, Peru
— 6 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
6
Lima, Peru
— 6 nights
Fly + taxi:  27​h
7
Port Arthur, Australia
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Hobart, Australia
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
9
Coles Bay, Australia
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
10
Launceston, Australia
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h
11
Melbourne, Australia
— 9 nights
Fly:  19​h 15​min
End: Vancouver, Canada

6
nights
Vancouver, Canada

Vancouver ©
Known as "Hollywood North," Vancouver boasts one of the largest film/television industries in the world, second only to Los Angeles and New York.
Vancouver is known for parks, nature, zoos & aquariums, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: walk around Stanley Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Kitsilano Beach, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Anthropology, and take a stroll through Granville Island.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Vancouver day trip app .

If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major airports are Vancouver International Airport and Victoria International Airport. In January, plan for daily highs up to 8°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Arequipa.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trips

North Vancouver, Lighthouse Park
Highlights from your plan
Stanley Park ©
Stanley Park
Capilano Suspension Bridge Park ©
Capilano Suspension Bridge Park
Vancouver Aquarium ©
Vancouver Aquarium

4
nights
Arequipa, Peru

Arequipa ©
In an area dominated three imposing volcanoes, Arequipa vacations allow visitors to admire well-preserved colonial architecture in a dramatic setting.
Change things up with a short trip to Templo Purisima Concepcion in Lari (about 34 minutes away). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Santa Catalina Monastery, admire the striking features of La Mansion del Fundador, take an in-depth tour of Museo Santuarios Andinos, and don't miss a visit to Plaza de Armas.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Arequipa trip maker tool .

You can fly from Vancouver to Arequipa in 16.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Vancouver to Arequipa, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect much hotter weather when traveling from Vancouver in January: highs in Arequipa hover around 23°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can drive to Puno.

Things to do in Arequipa

Museums Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Templo Purisima Concepcion
Highlights from your plan
Santa Catalina Monastery ©
Santa Catalina Monastery
Plaza de Armas ©
Plaza de Armas
Museo Santuarios Andinos ©
Museo Santuarios Andinos

3
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.
On the 29th (Wed), spend a thrilling day on the water with a speed boat tour. The adventure continues: step off the mainland to explore Taquile Island, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Titicaca, explore the different monuments and memorials at Sillustani, and make a trip to Chullpas.

Plan my day in Puno using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Arequipa to Puno in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, Puno is slightly colder than Arequipa - with highs of 20°C and lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Machu Picchu.

Things to do in Puno

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trip

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

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 30th (Thu): delve into the distant past at Intipuncu and then contemplate the long history of Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu. Keep things going the next day: witness a stunning natural landmark at Banos Termales de Cocalmayo and then explore the ancient world of Winay Wayna.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Machu Picchu sightseeing website .

Traveling by car from Puno to Machu Picchu takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel to Cusco.

Things to do in Machu Picchu

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Banos Termales de Cocalmayo
Highlights from your plan
Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu ©
Winay Wayna ©
Winay Wayna
Intipuncu ©
Intipuncu

6
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cusco: Maras (Moray & Salinas de Maras) and Pisac (in Pisac). On the 3rd (Mon), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Sacsayhuaman, take a stroll through San Blas, steep yourself in history at Sacred Valley of the Incas, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia De Santo Domingo.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Cusco trip itinerary planning site .

You can do a combination of train and bus from Machu Picchu to Cusco in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In January in Cusco, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Lima.

Things to do in Cusco

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trips

Maras, Pisac, Sacred Valley of the Incas
Highlights from your plan
Sacsayhuaman ©
Sacsayhuaman
Centro Historico De Cusco ©
Centro Historico De Cusco
Sacred Valley of the Incas ©
Sacred Valley of the Incas

6
nights
Lima, Peru

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.
Lima is known for parks, historic sites, museums, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: ponder the design of Plaza de Armas (Plaza Mayor), walk around Circuito Magico Del Agua, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia y Convento de San Francisco, and wander the streets of Barranco.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Lima trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Cusco to Lima in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Cusco in February, plan for a bit warmer days in Lima, with highs around 32°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Port Arthur.

Things to do in Lima

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Museo Larco ©
Museo Larco
Plaza de Armas (Plaza Mayor) ©
Plaza de Armas (Plaza Mayor)

4
nights
Port Arthur, Australia

Port Arthur ©
Surrounded by shark-infested waters and connected to the mainland by a narrow isthmus of land, Port Arthur ranks among Australia's top historical sites and heritage areas.
Change things up with a short trip to Waterfall Bay in Eaglehawk Neck (about 32 minutes away).

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Port Arthur online road trip planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Lima to Port Arthur. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 15 hours traveling from Lima to Port Arthur. In February, Port Arthur is a bit cooler than Lima - with highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Arthur

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Eaglehawk Neck, Tasmania
Highlights from your plan
Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track
Port Arthur Historic Site ©
Port Arthur Historic Site
Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park

6
nights
Hobart, Australia

Snaking up the side of a rounded, tree-dotted hill, Hobart sits between Tasmania’s sprawling mountains and the vast estuary of the River Derwent.
Step out of Hobart with an excursion to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton--about 30 minutes away. On the 20th (Thu), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. Spend the 24th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Wellington, admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, examine the collection at Museum of Old and New Art, and stroll through Kingston Beach.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Hobart trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Port Arthur to Hobart by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Hobart can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours Museums Parks

Side Trips

Richmond Bridge, Kingston Beach, Museum of Old and New Art (Mona)
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Mount Wellington ©
Mount Wellington

4
nights
Coles Bay, Australia

Coles Bay ©
Overlooking one of Tasmania's most scenic strips of coastline and serving as the gateway to Freycinet National Park, Coles Bay is home to just 500 permanent residents.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Coles Bay: Swansea (Spiky Beach Conservation Area & Melshell Oysters) and Bicheno (Denison Beach & East Coast Natureworld). Spend the 25th (Tue) exploring nature at Freycinet National Park. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Mt Amos Climb, trek along Wineglass Bay Lookout, take in the exciting artwork at Kings Fine Art Gallery, and identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Coles Bay online road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Hobart to Coles Bay takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trips

Bicheno, Dolphin Sands, Craigie Knowe Vineyard, Spiky Beach Conservation Area
Highlights from your plan
Melshell Oyster Shack ©
Melshell Oyster Shack
Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Mt Amos Climb ©
Mt Amos Climb

6
nights
Launceston, Australia

Lying in the Tamar Valley and surrounded by forested hills, the grid-patterned city of Launceston boasts shaded avenues, vibrant street life, and a cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Venture out of the city with trips to St Columba Falls Reserve (in Pyengana), Loira Vines (in Sidmouth) and Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre (in Beaconsfield). On the 3rd (Tue), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, steep yourself in history at Woolmers Estate, and take in the dramatic scenery at Halls Falls.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Launceston trip maker website .

Drive from Coles Bay to Launceston in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Launceston can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Launceston

Tours Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

St Columba Falls Reserve, Loira Vines, Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, Notley Fern Gorge, Halls Falls
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Cataract Gorge Reserve ©
Cataract Gorge Reserve
Design Centre Tasmania ©
Design Centre Tasmania

9
nights
Melbourne, Australia

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Step out of Melbourne to go to Werribee and see Werribee Open Range Zoo, which is approximately 42 minutes away. Dedicate the 10th (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Spend the 9th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, steep yourself in history at Old Melbourne Gaol, and get to know the resident critters at Melbourne Zoo.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Melbourne trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Launceston to Melbourne takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. In March, Melbourne is a bit warmer than Launceston - with highs of 30°C and lows of 15°C. On the 14th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Werribee Open Range Zoo
Highlights from your plan
Balloon Rides
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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