33 days in Peru Itinerary

33 days in Peru Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Lima
— 2 nights
2
Arequipa
— 1 night
3
Pisac
— 2 nights
4
Chinchero
— 2 nights
5
Ollantaytambo
— 2 nights
6
Machu Picchu
— 1 night
7
Cusco
— 3 nights
8
Tambopata National Reserve
— 2 nights
9
Taquile Island
— 1 night
10
Chivay
— 2 nights
11
Trujillo
— 2 nights
12
Nazca
— 2 nights
13
Huascaran National Park
— 2 nights

2
nights
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.
Miraflores has been added to your itinerary. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll through Miraflores.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Lima trip itinerary maker app.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Lima is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Peru Standard Time (PET) is minus 6 hours. In May, Lima is somewhat warmer than Amsterdam - with highs of °C and lows of °C. On the 3rd (Sun), you'll travel to Arequipa.

Things to do in Lima

Neighborhoods
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Miraflores ©
Miraflores

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.
For maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Arequipa trip planner.

You can fly from Lima to Arequipa in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Lima in May, expect a bit cooler with lows of °C in Arequipa. You'll set off for Pisac on the 4th (Mon).

Things to do in Arequipa

Tours Outdoors Parks
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2
nights
Pisac

Pisac ©
Giving good access to a number of Incan ruins, Pisaq has become a popular stop off point for vacationers exploring the Sacred Valley.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Sacred Valley of the Incas as well as Huchuy Qosqo. On the 5th (Tue), browse the eclectic array of goods at Pisac Market and then contemplate the long history of Sacred Valley of the Incas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the distant past at Huchuy Qosqo.

To find maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Pisac trip builder.

Fly from Arequipa to Pisac in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Arequipa in May, plan for little chillier nights in Pisac, with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can go by car to Chinchero.

Things to do in Pisac

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Sacred Valley of the Incas
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Sacred Valley of the Incas ©
Sacred Valley of the Incas
Huchuy Qosqo ©
Huchuy Qosqo
Pisac Market ©
Pisac Market

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.
On the 7th (Thu), explore the ancient world of Complejo Arqueologico Chinchero, explore the ancient world of Moray, and then admire the striking features of Iglesia San Martin de Tours. On your second day here, examine the collection at Yucay Museo de Cultura Viva, thenlook for gifts at Centro Textil Acllas, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia Colonial de Chinchero.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Chinchero attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Pisac to Chinchero takes 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can go by car to Ollantaytambo.

Things to do in Chinchero

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Yucay Museo de Cultura Viva, Moray, Iglesia San Martin de Tours
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Moray ©
Moray
Centro Textil Acllas ©
Centro Textil Acllas
Complejo Arqueologico Chinchero ©
Complejo Arqueologico Chinchero

2
nights
Ollantaytambo

Ollantaytambo ©
Retaining much of its centuries-old architecture, Ollantaytambo represents one of the world's finest examples of Incan city planning.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): explore the ancient world of Pinkuylluna Mountain Granaries, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de Santiago Apostol, and then steep yourself in history at Archaeological Park Ollantaytambo. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Choco Museo, explore the striking landscape at Salinas de Maras, and then stop by Seminario Ceramics.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Ollantaytambo trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Chinchero to Ollantaytambo takes 1.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Ollantaytambo are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can take a train to Machu Picchu.

Things to do in Ollantaytambo

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Seminario Ceramics, Salinas de Maras
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Archaeological Park Ollantaytambo ©
Archaeological Park Ollantaytambo
Salinas de Maras ©
Salinas de Maras
Pinkuylluna Mountain Granaries ©
Pinkuylluna Mountain Granaries

1
night
Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu ©
A symbol of the Incan civilization, the abandoned city of Machu Picchu represents a must-see on a Peru vacation.
Huayna Picchu has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): take in the awesome beauty at Huayna Picchu.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Machu Picchu sightseeing website.

Traveling by train from Ollantaytambo to Machu Picchu takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. On the 12th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Cusco.

Things to do in Machu Picchu

Parks Nature
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Huayna Picchu ©
Huayna Picchu

3
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.
You've added The Rainbow Mountain Vinicunca Peru, Zipline, Inca Trail, and other attractions to your itinerary.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Cusco trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by combination of train and bus from Machu Picchu to Cusco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In May in Cusco, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Tambopata National Reserve.

Things to do in Cusco

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites
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Sacsayhuaman ©
Sacsayhuaman
Qorikancha ©
Qorikancha
Plaza de Armas ©
Plaza de Armas

2
nights
Tambopata National Reserve

Tambopata National Reserve ©
Home to sprawling, untouched rainforests and marshes, Tambopata National Reserve stands out as one of the last great wildernesses of South America.
Tambopata National Reserve is known for nature and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Lago Sandoval, stroll through Tambopata National Reserve, and explore the striking landscape at Colorado Macaw Clay Lick.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Tambopata National Reserve travel route planning site.

You can fly from Cusco to Tambopata National Reserve in 4 hours. Another option is to take a bus. When traveling from Cusco in May, plan for a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Tambopata National Reserve: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Taquile Island.

Things to do in Tambopata National Reserve

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Lago Sandoval ©
Lago Sandoval
Tres Chimbadas Lake ©
Tres Chimbadas Lake
Tambopata National Reserve ©
Tambopata National Reserve

1
night
Taquile Island

Taquile Island ©
Lake Titicaca has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Titicaca.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Taquile Island trip itinerary builder tool.

Explore your travel options from Tambopata National Reserve to Taquile Island with the Route module. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Tambopata National Reserve in May; daily highs in Taquile Island reach °C and lows reach °C. You will leave for Chivay on the 19th (Tue).

Things to do in Taquile Island

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Lake Titicaca
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Lake Titicaca ©
Lake Titicaca

2
nights
Chivay

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Chivay side-trips: Cabanaconde (Condor's Cross & Mirador Cruz del Condor) and Uyo Uyo Archaeological Site (in Yanque). There's much more to do: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, look and learn at Astronomical Observatory, stop by Q'olca by Made in Colca, and witness a stunning natural landmark at La Calera.

Plan my Chivay trip by asking Inpirock to come up with tips and suggestions.

Explore your travel options from Taquile Island to Chivay with the Route module. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Trujillo.

Things to do in Chivay

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Cabanaconde, Yanque
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Condor's Cross ©
Condor's Cross
Zipline
Q'olca by Made in Colca ©
Q'olca by Made in Colca

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nights
Trujillo

Trujillo ©
Considered the country's capital of culture, Trujillo was the birthplace of the North Group, a community of artists and intellectuals that included celebrated poet Cesar Vallejo and notable novelist Ciro Alegria.
You've now added Chan Chan to your itinerary. There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Cao Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Huanchaco Al Rescate, steep yourself in history at Casa Urquiaga (Casa Calonge), and enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Huanchaco.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Trujillo trip maker site.

You can fly from Chivay to Trujillo in 10 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. May in Trujillo sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to Nazca.

Things to do in Trujillo

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Huanchaco, La Huaca del Sol
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Chan Chan ©
Chan Chan
Cao Museum ©
Cao Museum
La Huaca del Sol ©
La Huaca del Sol

2
nights
Nazca

Nazca ©
The southern city of Nazca draws visitors to its archaeological and historical sites.
You've now added Nasca Lines to your itinerary. There's much more to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at Cementerio Chauchilla, make a trip to Torre Mirador de Las Lines de Nasca, take an in-depth tour of Didactic Museum Antonini (Museo Antonini), and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Nazca trip builder tool.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Trujillo to Nazca in 13 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel to Huascaran National Park.

Things to do in Nazca

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums
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Cementerio Chauchilla ©
Cementerio Chauchilla
Didactic Museum Antonini (Museo Antonini) ©
Didactic Museum Antonini (Museo Antonini)
Cantalloc Aqueduct ©
Cantalloc Aqueduct

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nights
Huascaran National Park

Huascaran National Park ©
A trip to Huascaran National Park allows visitors to explore part of the Cordillera Blanca, the world’s highest tropical mountain range.
Cordillera Blanca Summit has been added to your itinerary. The adventure continues: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Huascaran, contemplate the waterfront views at Laguna 69, take an in-depth tour of Museo de Chacas, and make a trip to Plaza Mayor de Chacas.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Huascaran National Park trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Nazca to Huascaran National Park takes 13 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Huascaran National Park

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Chacas
Find places to stay May 29 — 31:
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Laguna 69 ©
Laguna 69
Huascaran ©
Huascaran
Cordillera Blanca Summit ©
Cordillera Blanca Summit

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