60 days in Peru Itinerary

60 days in Peru Itinerary

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Lima
— 14 nights
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Machu Picchu
— 4 nights
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Arequipa
— 12 nights
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Cusco
— 8 nights
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Lima
— 21 nights
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Lima

— 14 nights

City of the Kings

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.
Relax by the water at Balneario Embajadores and Playa Penascal. Appreciate the collections at Museo Larco and Museo Nacional de Arqueologia, Antropologia e Historia del Peru. Step out of Lima to go to Lunahuana and see Iglesia de Santiago Apostol, which is approximately 34 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Museo Convento San Francisco y Catacumbas, wander the streets of Barranco, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and explore the ancient world of Huaca Pucllana.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Lima route builder site.

Toronto, Canada to Lima is an approximately 11-hour flight. Traveling from Toronto in May, expect Lima to be somewhat warmer, temps between 26°C and 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Machu Picchu.

Things to do in Lima

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

Machu Picchu

— 4 nights
A symbol of the Incan civilization, the abandoned city of Machu Picchu represents a must-see on a Peru vacation.
Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu and Iglesia Virgen Del Carmen will appeal to history buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Winay Wayna and Intipuncu. And it doesn't end there: relax and rejuvenate at Wonderful Hands Spa, stop by Mapi Art, see the interesting displays at Museo de Sitio Manuel Chavez Ballon, and get a sense of history and politics at Serpost.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Machu Picchu trip planner.

You can fly from Lima to Machu Picchu in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to Arequipa.

Things to do in Machu Picchu

Historic Sites · Spas · Museums · Parks

Arequipa

— 12 nights

White City

In an area dominated three imposing volcanoes, Arequipa vacations allow visitors to admire well-preserved colonial architecture in a dramatic setting.
Santa Catalina Monastery and Museo de la Catedral de Arequipa are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Museum-lovers will get to explore Museo Santuarios Andinos and San Francisco Plaza, Church and Monastery. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Monasterio de la Recoleta, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa los Arcos, contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Arequipa, and admire the masterpieces at Museo de Arte Virreinal.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Arequipa trip itinerary maker.

Fly from Machu Picchu to Arequipa in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or drive. In May in Arequipa, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can travel to Cusco.

Things to do in Arequipa

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Cusco

— 8 nights

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Sacsayhuaman and Plaza de Armas. Museo de Arte Precolombino and Galeria Arte Olave will appeal to museum buffs. Spend the 6th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Qorikancha, take an in-depth tour of Museo Inka, delve into the distant past at Tambomachay, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

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You can fly from Arequipa to Cusco in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Cusco when traveling from Arequipa in May, with lows around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Lima.

Things to do in Cusco

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Tours

Lima

— 21 nights

City of the Kings

Visit Casa de Aliaga and Casa San Martin de Porres for their historical value. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Playa Santa Maria del Mar and El Silencio. Venture out of the city with trips to Callao (Fortaleza real felipe & Museo de Sitio Naval- Submarino Ex Bap Abtao) and Castillo de Chancay (in Chancay). Spend the 17th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. See even more of Lima: take an in-depth tour of Museo de la Nacion, see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Afroperuano, explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional de Arqueologia, Antropologia e Historia del Peru, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Costa Verde.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Lima vacation builder app.

You can fly from Cusco to Lima in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cusco in June, plan for much warmer nights in Lima, with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lima

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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.