15 days in Peru Itinerary

15 days in Peru Itinerary

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Iquitos
— 2 nights
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Cusco
— 4 nights
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Arequipa
— 1 night
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Trujillo
— 2 nights
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Huaraz
— 2 nights
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Lima
— 1 night
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Chachapoyas
— 2 nights

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Iquitos

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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at La Isla De Los Monos, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Amazon Rescue Center, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Pilpintuwasi Butterfly Farm, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Ex-Hotel Palace.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Iquitos travel route planner.

Washington DC, USA to Iquitos is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. In November, Iquitos is much hotter than Washington DC - with highs of 90°F and lows of 73°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to Cusco.

Things to do in Iquitos

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
La Isla De Los Monos ©
La Isla De Los Monos
Pilpintuwasi Butterfly Farm ©
Pilpintuwasi Butterfly Farm

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Cusco

Cusco ©

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.
Get some historical perspective at Tipon and Tambomachay. Do some cultural sightseeing at Cerro Colorado Vinicunca and exploor. And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Museo Historico Regional, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de la Compania de Jesus, stroll through Santuario Animal de Cochahuasi, and push the limits with an extreme tour.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Cusco road trip planning tool.

Getting from Iquitos to Cusco by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. When traveling from Iquitos in November, plan for a bit cooler days in Cusco, with highs around 72°F, while nights are much colder with lows around 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Arequipa.

Things to do in Cusco

Outdoors · Tours · Museums · Parks
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exploor ©
exploor
Kayaking & Canoeing
Tambomachay ©
Tambomachay

1
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Arequipa

Arequipa ©

White City

In an area dominated three imposing volcanoes, Arequipa vacations allow visitors to admire well-preserved colonial architecture in a dramatic setting.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Arequipa, see the interesting displays at Museo de la Catedral de Arequipa, and then get engrossed in the history at Museo Santuarios Andinos.

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You can fly from Cusco to Arequipa in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 70°F, and evening lows to 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to Trujillo.

Things to do in Arequipa

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Historic Centre of Arequipa ©
Historic Centre of Arequipa
Museo de la Catedral de Arequipa ©
Museo de la Catedral de Arequipa
Museo Santuarios Andinos ©
Museo Santuarios Andinos

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Trujillo

Trujillo ©

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 10th (Tue): make a trip to Plaza de Armas de Trujillo, contemplate the long history of Site Museum, and then steep yourself in history at Palacio Iturregui. On the next day, explore the ancient world of Chan Chan, steep yourself in history at La Huaca del Sol, then steep yourself in history at Capilla del Santisimo Sacramenteo dento del Arzobispado de Trujillo, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Trujillo - Catedral de Santa Maria.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Trujillo vacation app.

You can fly from Arequipa to Trujillo in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Arequipa in November since evenings lows in Trujillo dip to 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Huaraz.

Things to do in Trujillo

Side Trip

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La Huaca del Sol ©
La Huaca del Sol
Chan Chan ©
Chan Chan
Site Museum ©
Site Museum

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Huaraz

Huaraz ©
One of the main cities in the Peruvian Andes, Huaraz mainly draws those seeking adventure out in the landscape.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): stroll through Callejon de Conchucos, admire the sheer force of Cataratas de Yuracyacu, and then see Eco Ice Peru. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Fri): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Huaraz trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Trujillo to Huaraz takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Trujillo in November, expect a bit cooler with lows of 44°F in Huaraz. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Lima.

Things to do in Huaraz

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks
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Eco Ice Peru ©
Eco Ice Peru
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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Lima

Lima ©

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 14th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Lima, appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Historico de Lima, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica y Monasterio de Santo Domingo, and finally admire the masterpieces at MALI - Museo de Arte de Lima.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Lima trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Huaraz to Lima takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Huaraz in November, Lima is a bit warmer at night with lows of 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Chachapoyas.

Things to do in Lima

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Centro Historico de Lima ©
Centro Historico de Lima
Cathedral of Lima ©
Cathedral of Lima
Basilica y Monasterio de Santo Domingo ©
Basilica y Monasterio de Santo Domingo

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Chachapoyas

Chachapoyas ©
A good base for exploring the surrounding cloud forests, Chachapoyas remains a small and laid-back town despite its growing popularity with international tourists.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): take in the local highlights with Amazonas Adventures - Day Tours and then explore the ancient world of Sarcofagos de Karajia.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Chachapoyas online tour itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Lima to Chachapoyas takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Chachapoyas

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
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Sarcofagos de Karajia ©
Sarcofagos de Karajia

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