14 days in Peru Itinerary

14 days in Peru Itinerary

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Iquitos
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Trujillo
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Cusco
— 4 nights
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Arequipa
— 2 nights
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Lima
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Iquitos

— 3 nights

Capital of the Peruvian Amazon

The largest city in the Peruvian Amazon and the world's largest metropolis unreachable by road, Iquitos represents a major starting point for river and rainforest adventures.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Nature & Wildlife Tours and La Isla De Los Monos. Take a break from the city and head to Pilpintuwasi Butterfly Farm and Amazon Rescue Center. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Amazon River, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, examine the collection at Museum of Indigenous Amazonian Cultures, and stop by Centro Artesanal Turistico Anaconda.

For more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Iquitos trip itinerary planning website.

Bologna, Italy to Iquitos is an approximately 24-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Peru Standard Time is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Bologna in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Iquitos, with lows of 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to fly to Trujillo.

Things to do in Iquitos

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks
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Trujillo

— 2 nights

Capital of Culture

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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Templo de Trujillo, tour the pleasant surroundings at Huanchaco Al Rescate, then get engrossed in the history at Cao Museum, and finally look for gifts at Corazon Verde. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Chan Chan, contemplate the long history of La Huaca del Sol, then make a trip to Plaza de Armas de Trujillo, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Trujillo - Catedral de Santa Maria.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Trujillo trip planner.

You can fly from Iquitos to Trujillo in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and bus. In June, Trujillo is slightly colder than Iquitos - with highs of 26°C and lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Cusco.

Things to do in Trujillo

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Shopping · Parks

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Cusco

— 4 nights

Imperial City

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Horseback Riding Tours and Santuario Animal de Cochahuasi. Sacsayhuaman and Qorikancha will appeal to history buffs. And it doesn't end there: get outside with exploor, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and steep yourself in history at Plaza de Armas.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Cusco vacation maker app.

Fly from Trujillo to Cusco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Trujillo in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be cooler in Cusco, with lows of 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to fly to Arequipa.

Things to do in Cusco

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Arequipa

— 2 nights

White City

In an area dominated three imposing volcanoes, Arequipa vacations allow visitors to admire well-preserved colonial architecture in a dramatic setting.
On the 22nd (Wed), stop by La Iberica, contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Arequipa, then see the interesting displays at Santa Catalina Monastery, then take an in-depth tour of Museo Santuarios Andinos, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Iglesia de la Compania de Jesus. On the next day, wander the wide-open spaces of Mundo Alpaca, then admire the masterpieces at Museo de Arte Virreinal, then examine the collection at Museo de la Catedral de Arequipa, and finally explore the world behind art at San Francisco Plaza, Church and Monastery.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Arequipa online trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Cusco to Arequipa takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Cusco in June since evenings lows in Arequipa dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Lima.

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Lima, get engrossed in the history at Museo Convento San Francisco y Catacumbas, appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Historico de Lima, then view the masterpieces at Galeria Indigo, and finally take an in-depth tour of Museo Larco.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Lima trip itinerary maker tool.

You can fly from Arequipa to Lima in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Arequipa in June since evenings lows in Lima dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to fly back home.

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Peru travel guide

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Ruins · 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.