10 days in Lima & Cusco Itinerary

10 days in Lima & Cusco Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Fly:  6 h
1
Lima
— 1 night
Fly:  1 h 45 min
2
Cusco
— 6 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
3
Lima
— 1 night
Fly:  6 h 30 min
End: Fort Lauderdale, Florida

1
night
Lima

Lima
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.
To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Lima trip planner.

Fort Lauderdale, USA to Lima is an approximately 7.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Fort Lauderdale in May, with highs in Lima at 73°F and lows at 65°F. You will leave for Cusco on the 15th (Fri).

Things to do in Lima

Tours Outdoors Nightlife
Find places to stay May 14 — 15:

6
nights
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Salinas de Maras and exploor. Get some historical perspective at Sacsayhuaman and Tambomachay. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cusco: Moray (in Maras) and Qosqo Ayllu (in Ollantaytambo). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Sacred Valley of the Incas, delve into the distant past at Q'enqo, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Cusco online tour planner.

Fly from Lima to Cusco in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Lima in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be colder in Cusco, with lows of 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Lima.

Things to do in Cusco

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Maras, Sacred Valley of the Incas, Qosqo Ayllu
Find places to stay May 15 — 21:
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Spas
Sacsayhuaman ©
Sacsayhuaman
Moray ©
Moray

1
night
Lima

Lima ©
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of San Pedro Church (Iglesia de San Pedro) and then take a stroll through Miraflores. On the 22nd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Huaca Pucllana and then get engrossed in the history at AMANO, Museo Textil Precolombino.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Lima travel app.

Fly from Cusco to Lima in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cusco in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be much hotter in Lima, with lows of 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lima

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Find places to stay May 21 — 22:
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Huaca Pucllana ©
Huaca Pucllana
Miraflores ©
Miraflores
AMANO, Museo Textil Precolombino ©
AMANO, Museo Textil Precolombino

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