10 days in Peru Itinerary

10 days in Peru Itinerary

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Lima
— 1 night
Fly to Tumbes, Bus to Mancora
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Mancora
— 4 nights
Bus to Tumbes, Fly to Lima
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Lima
— 3 nights
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Lima — 1 night

City of the Kings

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 11th (Sat): pause for some photo ops at Paddington Bear Statue, then get a taste of the local shopping with Shopping Center Larcomar (Centro Comercial Larcomar), then take a leisurely stroll along Miraflores Boardwalk, and finally take a stroll through Barranco.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Lima trip tool.

Newark, USA to Lima is an approximately 12-hour flight. Traveling from Newark in February, expect Lima to be warmer, temps between 82°F and 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Mancora.
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Neighborhoods · Shopping
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Mancora — 4 nights

In a busy little beach town, Mancora tourism industry continues to grow, largely thanks to the sunniest climate of any region in the country.
Kids will enjoy Las Pocitas Beach and Playa Lobitos. There's still lots to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, appreciate the extensive heritage of El Mirador del Faro, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and kick back and relax at Playa Vichayito.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Mancora route planning website.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Lima to Mancora takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Lima in February, you will find days in Mancora are a bit warmer (88°F), and nights are about the same (75°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Lima.
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Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours
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Lima — 3 nights

City of the Kings

You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Museo Larco and Huaca Pucllana. On the 16th (Thu), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. Explore Lima further: ponder the design of Plaza de Armas (Plaza Mayor), take a stroll through Miraflores, make a trip to Circuito Magico Del Agua, and take an in-depth tour of Museo Convento San Francisco y Catacumbas.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Lima trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Mancora to Lima by combination of bus and flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Mancora in February, expect Lima to be little chillier, temps between 82°F and 70°F. You'll have a few hours on the 19th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.
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Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Historic Sites · Parks · Landmarks
Land of the Incas
In a country renowned for its pre-Columbian archeological sites, no Peru vacation would be complete without an adrenaline-inducing hike to Machu Picchu, World Heritage-listed symbol of the once-mighty Incan Empire. Aside from visiting these spectacular ruins set against the backdrop of photogenic mountain peaks, most holidays in Peru also include an exploration of the country's pretty cities, boasting well-preserved colonial architecture and a slew of modern buildings housing fine museums, galleries, shops, and restaurants. Ideal for active vacationers, Peru trips are also tailor-made for gourmands, as the country's eclectic cuisine blends tasty influences from Africa, Asia, and Europe.
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