7 days in North Iceland & Peru Itinerary

7 days in North Iceland & Peru Itinerary

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Start: Hyderabad, India
+2
Fly + Shuttle + Bus:  29 h
1
Akureyri, Iceland
— 1 day
+6
Bus + Shuttle + Fly + Taxi + Bus + Foot + Train:  36 h
2
Machu Picchu, Peru
— 1 night
+2
Train + Foot + Bus:  3 h 15 min
3
Cusco, Peru
— 1 night
Fly:  32 h
End: Hyderabad, India

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Akureyri, Iceland

Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Akureyri trip maker site.

Hyderabad, India to Akureyri is an approximately 29- hour combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5.5 hours traveling from Hyderabad to Akureyri. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Hyderabad in December, with highs in Akureyri at 1°C and lows at -6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to Machu Picchu.

Things to do in Akureyri

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Photography Tours

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 21st (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at Mandor and then steep yourself in history at Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Machu Picchu trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of bus, shuttle, flight, and train from Akureyri to Machu Picchu takes 35 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, flight, and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Akureyri to Machu Picchu is minus 5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to Cusco.

Things to do in Machu Picchu

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Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu ©
Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu
Mandor ©
Mandor

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night
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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): contemplate the long history of Plaza de Armas, then contemplate the long history of Sacsayhuaman, and then delve into the distant past at Tambomachay.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Cusco trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Machu Picchu to Cusco by combination of train and bus takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In December, daily temperatures in Cusco can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cusco

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Sacsayhuaman ©
Sacsayhuaman
Plaza de Armas ©
Plaza de Armas
Tambomachay ©
Tambomachay

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