13 days in Peru Itinerary

13 days in Peru Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Fly:  15 h 30 min
1
Lima
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Chincha Alta
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Paracas
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h 30 min
4
Cusco
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
5
Chinchero
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  4 h 45 min
6
Puno
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
7
Arequipa
— 1 night
Fly:  17 h 45 min
End: London

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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Museo Larco, thensteep yourself in history at Huaca Pucllana, and then ponder the design of Plaza de Armas (Plaza Mayor).

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London, UK to Lima is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Peru Standard Time (PET) is minus 5 hours. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from London in January; daily highs in Lima reach 31°C and lows reach 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Chincha Alta.

Things to do in Lima

Historic Sites Museums
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Huaca Pucllana ©
Huaca Pucllana
Museo Larco ©
Museo Larco
Plaza de Armas (Plaza Mayor) ©
Plaza de Armas (Plaza Mayor)

1
night
Chincha Alta

Chincha Alta
Chincha Alta is a Peruvian city located in the Ica Region. For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Chincha Alta road trip website.

Drive from Lima to Chincha Alta in 3 hours. January in Chincha Alta sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 22°C at night. You will leave for Paracas on the 11th (Sat).

Things to do in Chincha Alta

Neighborhoods Wineries Shopping
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2
nights
Paracas

Paracas ©
A port town largely devoted to tourism, Paracas serves as a popular starting point for exploration of Peru's south coast.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): get outside with Outdoor Activities, head off the coast to Islas Ballestas, and then make a trip to Plaza de Armas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sun): explore the engaging exhibits at Culturides La Maquina del Tiempo, view the masterpieces at Pukasoncco, Arte Precolombino., thentour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de la Mina, and finally stroll through La Catedral.

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Traveling by car from Chincha Alta to Paracas takes 1.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Paracas can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Cusco.

Things to do in Paracas

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Plaza de Armas
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Islas Ballestas ©
Islas Ballestas
Off-Road Tours
La Catedral ©
La Catedral

2
nights
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 13th (Mon): delve into the distant past at Centro Historico De Cusco, thencontemplate the long history of Plaza de Armas, and then explore the world behind art at Museo de Arte Precolombino. Keep things going the next day: get the lay of the land with Walking tours and then delve into the distant past at Sacsayhuaman.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Cusco day trip planning website.

Fly from Paracas to Cusco in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Paracas, expect little chillier days and colder nights in Cusco, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to drive to Chinchero.

Things to do in Cusco

Historic Sites Tours Museums
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Sacsayhuaman ©
Sacsayhuaman
Walking tours
Plaza de Armas ©
Plaza de Armas

2
nights
Chinchero

Chinchero ©
Nestled high up on Andean Anta plains near Cusco, the small village of Chinchero overlooks the Sacred Valley of the Incas.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): explore the striking landscape at Salinas de Maras, thenexplore the ancient world of Moray, and then admire the landmark architecture of Iglesia San Martin de Tours. On the next day, examine the collection at Yucay Museo de Cultura Viva, delve into the distant past at Huchuy Qosco, and then delve into the distant past at Complejo Arqueologico Chinchero.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Chinchero road trip planning app.

Getting from Cusco to Chinchero by car takes about an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Puno.

Things to do in Chinchero

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Maras, Huchuy Qosco, Iglesia San Martin de Tours, Yucay Museo de Cultura Viva
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Moray ©
Moray
Salinas de Maras ©
Salinas de Maras
Huchuy Qosco ©
Huchuy Qosco

2
nights
Puno

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.
Puno is known for nature, historic sites, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step off the mainland to explore Taquile Island, explore the activities along Lake Titicaca, explore the different monuments and memorials at Sillustani, and walk around Parque Pino.

To see ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Puno online itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Chinchero to Puno with the Route module. January in Puno sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Arequipa.

Things to do in Puno

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trip

Lake Titicaca
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Taquile Island ©
Taquile Island
Uros Floating Islands ©
Uros Floating Islands
Lake Titicaca ©
Lake Titicaca

1
night
Arequipa

Arequipa ©
In an area dominated three imposing volcanoes, Arequipa vacations allow visitors to admire well-preserved colonial architecture in a dramatic setting.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of Iglesia de la Compania de Jesus, browse the exhibits of Arte Colonial, examine the collection at Santa Catalina Monastery, thenget engrossed in the history at Museo Santuarios Andinos, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Plaza de Armas.

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Drive from Puno to Arequipa in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Puno in January, expect a bit warmer with lows of 13°C in Arequipa. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Arequipa

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Santa Catalina Monastery ©
Santa Catalina Monastery
Plaza de Armas ©
Plaza de Armas
Museo Santuarios Andinos ©
Museo Santuarios Andinos

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