37 days in Peru Itinerary

37 days in Peru Itinerary

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Fly
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Chiclayo
— 2 nights
Drive
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Trujillo
— 4 nights
Bus to Caraz, Taxi to Huascaran National Park
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Huascaran National Park
— 4 nights
Taxi to Anta, Fly to Lima
4
Lima
— 6 nights
Drive
5
Paracas
— 4 nights
Fly
6
Cusco
— 5 nights
Bus to Ollantaytambo, Train to Machu Picchu
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Machu Picchu
— 2 nights
Fly
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Arequipa
— 4 nights
Drive
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Puno
— 3 nights
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Chiclayo

— 2 nights

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.
Step out of Chiclayo with an excursion to Sican Museum in Ferrenafe--about 40 minutes away. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Royal Tombs of Sipan Museum, don't miss a visit to Piramedes de Pampagrande, get engrossed in the history at Museo Arqueologico Nacional Bruning, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia Santa Maria - Catedral de Chiclayo.

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Tromso, Norway to Chiclayo is an approximately 30-hour flight. Traveling from Tromso to Chiclayo, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Tromso in January, with highs in Chiclayo at 34°C and lows at 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Trujillo.

Things to do in Chiclayo

Museums · Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 20 — 23:

Trujillo

— 4 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.
Trujillo is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Casa Urquiaga (Casa Calonge)ggj, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia y Monasterio El Carmen, relax and rejuvenate at Atma Yoga Huanchaco, and explore the ancient world of Chan Chan.

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You can drive from Chiclayo to Trujillo in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. When traveling from Chiclayo in January, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Trujillo: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Huascaran National Park.

Things to do in Trujillo

Historic Sites · Spas · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 23 — 27:

Huascaran National Park

— 4 nights
A trip to Huascaran National Park allows visitors to explore part of the Cordillera Blanca, the world’s highest tropical mountain range.
Go for a jaunt from Huascaran National Park to Chacas to see Museo de Chacas about 42 minutes away. Spend the 28th (Thu) exploring nature at Huascaran. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Laguna 69, get outside with Laguna Llaca, make a trip to Plaza Mayor de Chacas, and admire the verdant scenery at Cordillera Blanca Summit.

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You can do a combination of bus and taxi from Trujillo to Huascaran National Park in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Lima.

Things to do in Huascaran National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 27 — 31:

Lima

— 6 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.
Lima is known for museums, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Circuito Magico Del Agua, wander the streets of Miraflores, get engrossed in the history at Museo Larco, and kick back and relax at Balneario Embajadores.

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Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Huascaran National Park to Lima takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. January in Lima sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can go by car to Paracas.

Things to do in Lima

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Beaches
Find places to stay Jan 31 — Feb 6:

Paracas

— 4 nights
A port town largely devoted to tourism, Paracas serves as a popular starting point for exploration of Peru's south coast.
Paracas is known for nature, beaches, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head off the coast to Islas Ballestas, view the masterpieces at Pukasoncco, Arte Precolombino., head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

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Traveling by car from Lima to Paracas takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in February, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Cusco.

Things to do in Paracas

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
Find places to stay Feb 6 — 10:

Cusco

— 5 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.
On the 12th (Fri), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Sacsayhuaman, admire the landmark architecture of Centro Historico De Cusco, explore the ancient world of Tambomachay, and admire the masterpieces at Museo de Arte Precolombino.

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Getting from Paracas to Cusco by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Paracas in February: highs in Cusco hover around 23°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Machu Picchu.

Things to do in Cusco

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Feb 10 — 15:

Machu Picchu

— 2 nights
A symbol of the Incan civilization, the abandoned city of Machu Picchu represents a must-see on a Peru vacation.
On the 16th (Tue), admire the natural beauty at Mandor, then explore the ancient world of Winay Wayna, and then explore the ancient world of Intipuncu. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu.

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Traveling by combination of bus and train from Cusco to Machu Picchu takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Arequipa.

Things to do in Machu Picchu

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay Feb 15 — 17:

Arequipa

— 4 nights

White City

In an area dominated three imposing volcanoes, Arequipa vacations allow visitors to admire well-preserved colonial architecture in a dramatic setting.
Step out of Arequipa to go to Lari and see Templo Purisima Concepcion, which is approximately 30 minutes away. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Santa Catalina Monastery, admire the landmark architecture of Palacio de Goyeneche, catch some excitement at Arequipa Massage, and contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Arequipa.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Arequipa day trip planning site.

Fly from Machu Picchu to Arequipa in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or drive. February in Arequipa sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Puno.

Things to do in Arequipa

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Spas

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 17 — 21:

Puno

— 3 nights

City of the Lake

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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): head off the coast to Uros Floating Islands, head off the coast to Taquile Island, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Fertility Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue): relax and rejuvenate at Inca Sauna, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Sillustani, and then explore the activities along Lake Umayo.

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You can drive from Arequipa to Puno in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Arequipa in February, plan for little chillier nights in Puno, with lows around 5°C. You'll have a few hours on the 24th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Puno

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Spas

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 21 — 24:

Peru travel guide

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Historic Sites · 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.