25 days in Peru Itinerary

25 days in Peru Itinerary

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25 days in Peru Itinerary

Start: Bern
train + Fly:  27​h 30​min
1
Lima
— 1 day
bus:  3​h 30​min
2
Paracas
— 1 night
3
Nazca
— 1 night
bus:  10​h 30​min
4
Arequipa
— 1 night
bus:  5​h 30​min
5
Cabanaconde
— 1 night
6
Cabanaconde
— 1 night
7
Cabanaconde
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
8
Arequipa
— 1 night
9
Cusco
— 1 night
train:  2​h
10
Machu Picchu
— 1 night
train:  2​h 30​min
11
Ollantaytambo
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h
12
Cusco
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
13
Cachora
— 1 night
14
Cachora
— 1 night
15
Cachora
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
16
Cusco
— 2 nights
bus:  12​h
17
Puno
— Few hours
18
Puno
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h
19
Lima
— 1 night
Fly:  19​h
End: Bern

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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.
Museo Larco has been added to your itinerary. On the 31st (Fri), take an in-depth tour of Museo Larco.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Lima road trip planner .

Bern, Switzerland to Lima is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, tram, and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Bern to Lima is minus 6 hours. While traveling from Bern, expect a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Lima, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Paracas.

Things to do in Lima

Museums
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Museo Larco ©
Museo Larco

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night
Paracas

Paracas
A port town largely devoted to tourism, Paracas serves as a popular starting point for exploration of Peru's south coast.
To find photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Paracas online trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Lima to Paracas in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Nazca.

Things to do in Paracas

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Nazca

Nazca ©
The southern city of Nazca draws visitors to its archaeological and historical sites.
Didactic Museum Antonini (Museo Antonini) has been added to your itinerary.

For ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Nazca online trip builder .

You can drive from Paracas to Nazca in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Arequipa.

Things to do in Nazca

Museums
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Arequipa

Arequipa ©
In an area dominated three imposing volcanoes, Arequipa vacations allow visitors to admire well-preserved colonial architecture in a dramatic setting.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Santa Catalina Monastery as well as Museo Santuarios Andinos. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): get lost in a book at San Francisco Plaza, Church and Monastery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de Yanahuara ( San Juan Bautista), and then take an in-depth tour of Museo Santuarios Andinos. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Santa Catalina Monastery.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Arequipa travel planner .

You can drive from Nazca to Arequipa in 7 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. June in Arequipa sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Cabanaconde.

Things to do in Arequipa

Museums Historic Sites
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Museo Santuarios Andinos ©
Museo Santuarios Andinos

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Cabanaconde

Cabanaconde
A vacation in Cabanaconde provides visitors with an opportunity to explore the left bank of the Colca River, an area quite untouched by commercial tourism.
To see reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Cabanaconde online day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Arequipa to Cabanaconde takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You'll have a few hours on the 5th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Cabanaconde.

Things to do in Cabanaconde

Tours Outdoors Nature
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Cabanaconde

Cabanaconde
To find out how to plan a trip to Cabanaconde, use our trip itinerary maker.

Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to Cabanaconde.

Things to do in Cabanaconde

Tours Outdoors Nature
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Cabanaconde

Cabanaconde
For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Cabanaconde vacation maker app .

You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Arequipa.

Things to do in Cabanaconde

Tours Outdoors Nature
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Arequipa

Arequipa
To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Arequipa trip planner .

Traveling by car from Cabanaconde to Arequipa takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You'll have a few hours on the 8th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Cusco.

Things to do in Arequipa

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Pisac as well as Sacsayhuaman. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): explore the ancient world of Sacsayhuaman. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sun): make a trip to Pisac.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Cusco trip planner .

Getting from Arequipa to Cusco by flight takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Arequipa in June, Cusco is little chillier at night with lows of 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Machu Picchu.

Things to do in Cusco

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Pisac
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Sacsayhuaman ©
Sacsayhuaman
Pisac ©
Pisac

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Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu ©
A symbol of the Incan civilization, the abandoned city of Machu Picchu represents a must-see on a Peru vacation.
You've now added Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu to your itinerary.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Machu Picchu visit planner .

Getting from Cusco to Machu Picchu by combination of bus and train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. On the 10th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Ollantaytambo.

Things to do in Machu Picchu

Historic Sites
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Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu ©

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Ollantaytambo

Ollantaytambo ©
Retaining much of its centuries-old architecture, Ollantaytambo represents one of the world's finest examples of Incan city planning.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Moray as well as Salinas de Maras.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Ollantaytambo trip planner.

Traveling by train from Machu Picchu to Ollantaytambo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In June, daytime highs in Ollantaytambo are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Wed) before leaving for Cusco.

Things to do in Ollantaytambo

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Maras
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Moray ©
Moray
Salinas de Maras ©
Salinas de Maras

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night
Cusco

Cusco ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Museo de Arte Precolombino. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Museo de Arte Precolombino.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Cusco trip builder site .

Traveling by bus from Ollantaytambo to Cusco takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Cachora.

Things to do in Cusco

Museums
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Museo de Arte Precolombino ©
Museo de Arte Precolombino

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Cachora

Cachora ©
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): explore the ancient world of Choquequirao Archeological Park.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Cachora day trip planning site .

Drive from Cusco to Cachora in 4 hours. In June, Cachora is a bit cooler than Cusco - with highs of 18°C and lows of -5°C. On the 14th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Cachora.

Things to do in Cachora

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Choquequirao Archeological Park
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Choquequirao Archeological Park ©
Choquequirao Archeological Park

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Cachora

Cachora
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Ruinas de Choquequirao. Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): explore the ancient world of Ruinas de Choquequirao.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Cachora trip planner.

You will have some time to spend on the 15th (Sat) before leaving for Cachora.

Things to do in Cachora

Historic Sites
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Cachora

Cachora
For ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Cachora driving holiday planner .

Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Cusco.

Things to do in Cachora

Historic Sites
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Cusco

Cusco ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Qorikancha as well as Planetarium Cusco.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Cusco trip maker app .

Traveling by car from Cachora to Cusco takes 4 hours. In June, Cusco is somewhat warmer than Cachora - with highs of 24°C and lows of 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Puno.

Things to do in Cusco

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 16 — 18:
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Qorikancha ©
Qorikancha
Planetarium Cusco ©
Planetarium Cusco

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Puno

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 find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Puno trip itinerary maker website .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Cusco to Puno in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cusco in June, Puno is slightly colder at night with lows of -5°C. You will have some time to spend on the 18th (Tue) before leaving for Copacabana.

Things to do in Puno

Tours Outdoors Adventure
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nights
Puno

Puno ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Capachica Peninsula.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Puno trip itinerary builder site .

Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Fri) to allow time for travel to Lima.

Things to do in Puno

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Capachica Peninsula
Find places to stay Jun 18 — 21:
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Capachica Peninsula ©
Capachica Peninsula

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Lima

Lima
To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Lima tour planner .

Traveling by flight from Puno to Lima takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for much hotter nights when traveling from Puno in June since evenings lows in Lima dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lima

Tours Outdoors Nightlife
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