21 days in Paris & Peru Itinerary

21 days in Paris & Peru Itinerary

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Paris, France
— Few hours
2
Lima, Peru
— 1 night
3
Arequipa, Peru
— 1 night
4
Chivay, Peru
— 1 night
5
Puno, Peru
— 1 night
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Taquile Island, Peru
— 2 nights
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Cusco, Peru
— 1 night
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Pisac, Peru
— 1 night
9
Ollantaytambo, Peru
— 1 night
10
Machu Picchu, Peru
— 2 nights
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Cusco, Peru
— 1 night
12
Maras, Peru
— 1 night
13
Chinchero, Peru
— 1 night
14
Cusco, Peru
— 1 night
15
Lima, Peru
— 3 nights
16
Paris, France
— Few hours

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Paris, France

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Paris itinerary planner.

Nice to Paris is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Nice in February, with highs in Paris at °C and lows at °C. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Tue) before leaving for Lima.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites
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Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

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Lima, Peru

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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): ponder the design of Plaza de Armas (Plaza Mayor), get engrossed in the history at Museo Convento San Francisco y Catacumbas, thenadmire the striking features of Palacio de Torre Tagle, and finally get engrossed in the history at Museo Larco.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Lima trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Lima takes 16.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Paris to Lima. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Paris in February, with highs in Lima at °C and lows at °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Arequipa.

Things to do in Lima

Museums Historic Sites
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Museo Convento San Francisco y Catacumbas ©
Museo Larco ©
Museo Larco
Plaza de Armas (Plaza Mayor) ©
Plaza de Armas (Plaza Mayor)

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Arequipa, Peru

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 27th (Thu): get a taste of life in the country at Mundo Alpaca and then see the interesting displays at Santa Catalina Monastery.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Arequipa trip planner.

Getting from Lima to Arequipa by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Lima in February, with highs in Arequipa at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Chivay.

Things to do in Arequipa

Museums
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Santa Catalina Monastery ©
Santa Catalina Monastery
Mundo Alpaca ©
Mundo Alpaca

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Chivay, Peru

Chivay ©
Scenic Chivay draws a growing number of tourists each year, yet this remote town of 5,000 inhabitants manages to retain much of its rustic, dusty character.
To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Chivay trip maker website.

Getting from Arequipa to Chivay by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Puno.

Things to do in Chivay

Nature Parks Outdoors
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La Calera Thermal Waters ©
La Calera Thermal Waters
Q'olca by Made in Colca ©
Q'olca by Made in Colca
Zipline

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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.
To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Puno road trip planner.

You can drive from Chivay to Puno in 4 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. You will leave for Taquile Island on the 29th (Sat).

Things to do in Puno

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites
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Taquile Island, Peru

Taquile Island
Taquile Island is known for historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Main Gate.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Taquile Island road trip site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Puno to Taquile Island. In February, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. On the 2nd (Mon), you're off to Cusco.

Things to do in Taquile Island

Historic Sites
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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.
On the 3rd (Tue), contemplate the long history of Plaza de Armas, contemplate the long history of Sacsayhuaman, thenexplore the world behind art at Museo de Arte Precolombino, and finally stop by Hilo.

Plan trip to Cusco with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Explore your travel options from Taquile Island to Cusco with the Route module. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Taquile Island in March since evenings lows in Cusco dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Pisac.

Things to do in Cusco

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Sacsayhuaman ©
Sacsayhuaman
Plaza de Armas ©
Plaza de Armas
Museo de Arte Precolombino ©
Museo de Arte Precolombino

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Pisac, Peru

Pisac ©
Giving good access to a number of Incan ruins, Pisaq has become a popular stop off point for vacationers exploring the Sacred Valley.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): browse the eclectic array of goods at Pisac Market, see the interesting displays at ChocoMuseo Pisac, thentake in the exciting artwork at Mullu, and finally make a trip to Pisac.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Pisac attractions planner.

Getting from Cusco to Pisac by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Ollantaytambo.

Things to do in Pisac

Shopping Museums
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Pisac Market ©
Pisac Market
Pisac ©
Pisac
ChocoMuseo Pisac ©
ChocoMuseo Pisac

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Ollantaytambo, Peru

Ollantaytambo ©
Retaining much of its centuries-old architecture, Ollantaytambo represents one of the world's finest examples of Incan city planning.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): delve into the distant past at Pinkuylluna Mountain Granaries, steep yourself in history at Archaeological Park Ollantaytambo, thenget to know the fascinating history of Qosqo Ayllu, and finally view the masterpieces at ALQA - Gallery of Andean Expressions.

Plan a trip to Ollantaytambo easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

You can drive from Pisac to Ollantaytambo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can take a train to Machu Picchu.

Things to do in Ollantaytambo

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Archaeological Park Ollantaytambo ©
Archaeological Park Ollantaytambo
Pinkuylluna Mountain Granaries ©
Pinkuylluna Mountain Granaries
Qosqo Ayllu ©
Qosqo Ayllu

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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 6th (Fri): admire the natural beauty at Mandor and then contemplate the long history of Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu. Here are some ideas for day two: take some stellar pictures from Intipuncu, don't miss a visit to Plaza Manco Capac, stop by Artesanias, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia Virgen Del Carmen, and finally take in the natural beauty of Hot Springs (Aguas Calientes).

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Machu Picchu vacation maker website.

Traveling by train from Ollantaytambo to Machu Picchu takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Cusco.

Things to do in Machu Picchu

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu ©
Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu
Intipuncu ©
Intipuncu
Mandor ©
Mandor

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Cusco, Peru

Cusco ©
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Qorikancha, get engrossed in the history at Museo Quechua, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de la Compania de Jesus, and finally get the lay of the land with Walking tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the ancient world of Centro Historico De Cusco, head outdoors with exploor, thenview the masterpieces at Ekekos San Blas - Arte & Colores, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cusco Cathedral.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Cusco sightseeing planner.

You can do a combination of train and bus from Machu Picchu to Cusco in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can go by car to Maras.

Things to do in Cusco

Historic Sites Tours Museums
Find places to stay Mar 8 — 9:
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Ekekos San Blas  - Arte  & Colores ©
Ekekos San Blas - Arte & Colores
Qorikancha ©
Qorikancha
Walking tours

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Maras, Peru

Maras
Maras is a town in the Sacred Valley of the Incas, 40 kilometers north of Cuzco, in the Cuzco Region of Peru. To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Maras tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Cusco to Maras takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In March, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. On the 10th (Tue), you'll travel to Chinchero.

Things to do in Maras

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks
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Chinchero, Peru

Chinchero ©
Nestled high up on Andean Anta plains near Cusco, the small village of Chinchero overlooks the Sacred Valley of the Incas.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia Colonial de Chinchero, thendelve into the distant past at Complejo Arqueologico Chinchero, thenlook for gifts at Sumaq LLank'ay, and finally make a trip to Balcon del Inka.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Chinchero route planner.

Chinchero is just a stone's throw from Maras. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can drive to Cusco.

Things to do in Chinchero

Historic Sites Shopping
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Complejo Arqueologico Chinchero ©
Complejo Arqueologico Chinchero
Sumaq LLank'ay ©
Sumaq LLank'ay
Balcon del Inka ©
Balcon del Inka

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Cusco, Peru

Cusco ©
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, thentake an in-depth tour of Museo Inka, thenexplore the ancient world of Tambomachay, and finally get to know the fascinating history of San Blas.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Cusco trip planner.

You can drive from Chinchero to Cusco in an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Lima.

Things to do in Cusco

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Spas
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Tambomachay ©
Tambomachay
Museo Inka ©
Museo Inka
San Blas ©
San Blas

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Lima, Peru

Lima ©
See some other sides of Lima: walk around Circuito Magico Del Agua, view the masterpieces at Galeria Indigo, wander the streets of Barranco, and take in the waterfront at Miraflores Boardwalk.

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

Getting from Cusco to Lima by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Cusco in March, plan for a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Lima: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Lima

Historic Sites Parks Tours
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Huaca Pucllana ©
Huaca Pucllana
Circuito Magico Del Agua ©
Circuito Magico Del Agua
Miraflores ©
Miraflores

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Paris, France

Paris ©
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): browse the exhibits of Louvre Museum.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris road trip website.

You can fly from Lima to Paris in 16.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Lima to Paris is 6 hours. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Lima in March, with highs in Paris at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Museums
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

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