30 days in Lima, Iquitos & Guayaquil Itinerary

30 days in Lima, Iquitos & Guayaquil Itinerary

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Lima, Peru
— 11 nights
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Iquitos, Peru
— 8 nights
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Guayaquil, Ecuador
— 10 nights

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Lima, Peru

— 11 nights

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.
Step out of Lima to go to Lunahuana and see Iglesia de Santiago Apostol, which is approximately 34 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: ponder the design of Plaza de Armas (Plaza Mayor), appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Historico de Lima, take a stroll through Miraflores, and take an in-depth tour of Museo Larco.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Lima trip planner.

If you are flying in from Brazil, the closest major aiport is Jorge Chávez International Airport. In November in Lima, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Iquitos.

Things to do in Lima

Tours · Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

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Iquitos, Peru

— 8 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.
Step out of Iquitos to go to Santo Toribio and see Iguana Lodge & Camp, which is approximately 1h 5 min away. Spend the 13th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: explore the activities along Amazon River, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, stroll through La Isla De Los Monos, and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Iquitos trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by flight from Lima to Iquitos takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, car, and ferry. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Lima in November: high temperatures in Iquitos hover around 38°C and lows are around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Guayaquil.

Things to do in Iquitos

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

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Guayaquil, Ecuador

— 10 nights

Pearl of the Pacific

Hills dotted with colorful houses and waterfront promenades typify Guayaquil, Ecuador's largest city and commercial center.
Guayaquil is known for historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the waterfront at Malecon 2000, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral Metropolitana de Guayaquil, and enjoy the sea views from El Faro de Guayaquil.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Guayaquil trip planner.

You can fly from Iquitos to Guayaquil in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In November, daytime highs in Guayaquil are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C.

Things to do in Guayaquil

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife
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