28 days in Peru Itinerary

28 days in Peru Itinerary

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Machu Picchu
— 3 nights
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Cusco
— 5 nights
3
Arequipa
— 3 nights
4
Paracas
— 2 nights
5
Lima
— 4 nights
6
Chiclayo
— 1 night
7
Huanchaco
— 1 night
8
Santo Toribio
— Few hours

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): explore the ancient world of Winay Wayna. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Intipuncu and then steep yourself in history at Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Machu Picchu vacation maker tool.

Heviz, Hungary to Machu Picchu is an approximately 144-hour travel. Traveling from Heviz to Machu Picchu, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Cusco.

Things to do in Machu Picchu

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

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Must see
Winay Wayna
4.9
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Lookout
Intipuncu
4.7

5
nights
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Sacsayhuaman and Sacred Valley of the Incas. Do some cultural sightseeing at Qorikancha and Archaeological Park Ollantaytambo. Go for a jaunt from Cusco to Maras to see Salinas de Maras about 1h 25 min away. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Plaza de Armas, explore the ancient world of Choquequirao Archeological Park, admire the striking features of Centro Historico De Cusco, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de la Compania de Jesus.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Cusco vacation builder.

You can do a combination of train and bus from Machu Picchu to Cusco in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. December in Cusco sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Arequipa.

Things to do in Cusco

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

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Must see
Sacsayhuaman
4.7
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Religious Site
Qorikancha
4.5
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Geologic Formation
Salinas de Maras
4.6

3
nights
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.
Santa Catalina Monastery and Museo de la Catedral de Arequipa are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get outdoors at Colca Canyon and Volcan Misti. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Museo Santuarios Andinos, admire the striking features of Plaza de Armas, examine the collection at Monasterio de la Recoleta, and steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of Arequipa.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Arequipa holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Cusco to Arequipa takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. December in Arequipa sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Paracas.

Things to do in Arequipa

Museums · Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Specialty Museum
Santa Catalina Monastery
4.7
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Canyon
Colca Canyon
4.4
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World heritage site
Historic Centre of Arequipa
4.7

2
nights
Paracas

Paracas
A port town largely devoted to tourism, Paracas serves as a popular starting point for exploration of Peru's south coast.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Roja and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de la Mina.

To see traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Paracas driving holiday planning app.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Arequipa to Paracas takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Arequipa in December, expect Paracas to be a bit warmer, temps between 28°C and 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can drive to Lima.

Things to do in Paracas

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks
Find places to stay Dec 10 — 12:
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Beach
Playa Roja
4.4

4
nights
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.
Visit Playa Santa Maria del Mar and El Silencio for some beach relaxation. Visit Huaca Pucllana and Museo Convento San Francisco y Catacumbas for their historical value. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Miraflores, admire the striking features of Palacio de Torre Tagle, stroll around Parque Kennedy - Parque Central de Miraflores, and stroll through Circuito Magico Del Agua.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Lima trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Paracas to Lima in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in December, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Chiclayo.

Things to do in Lima

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 12 — 16:
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Beach
El Silencio
3.2
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Historic Site
Huaca Pucllana
4.4

1
night
Chiclayo

Chiclayo ©

City of Friendship

With a population of 738,000, Chiclayo represents the fourth largest city in Peru and serves as the capital of the Lambayeque Region.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia San Antonio de Padua, then examine the collection at Royal Tombs of Sipan Museum, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Pimentel.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Chiclayo day trip app.

Getting from Lima to Chiclayo by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Lima in December, you will find days in Chiclayo are a bit warmer (32°C), and nights are about the same (21°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Huanchaco.

Things to do in Chiclayo

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 16 — 17:
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Specialty Museum
Royal Tombs of Sipan Museum
4.7

1
night
Huanchaco

Huanchaco ©
In a historic town on the famous "Moche Route" tourist circuit, vacations in Huanchaco tend to be as active as they are culturally enriching.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Chan Chan and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa de Huanchaco.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Huanchaco planning tool.

You can drive from Chiclayo to Huanchaco in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Chiclayo in December: highs in Huanchaco hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel to Santo Toribio.

Things to do in Huanchaco

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 17 — 18:
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World heritage site
Chan Chan
4.5

few
hours
Santo Toribio

Santo Toribio
For photos and other tourist information, use the Santo Toribio road trip planning website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Huanchaco to Santo Toribio. You will leave for home on the 18th (Mon).

Things to do in Santo Toribio

Wildlife · Parks
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