60 days in Manacapuru & Peru Itinerary

60 days in Manacapuru & Peru Itinerary

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Fly to Eduardo Gomes International Airport, Drive to Manacapuru
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Manacapuru, Brazil
— 5 nights
Drive
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Iquitos, Peru
— 6 nights
Fly
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Tarapoto, Peru
— 3 nights
Fly to Tumbes, Bus to Mancora
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Mancora, Peru
— 2 nights
Drive
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Trujillo, Peru
— 4 nights
Bus
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Cajamarca, Peru
— 1 night
Fly
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Lima, Peru
— 6 nights
Drive
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Paracas, Peru
— 4 nights
Drive
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Nazca, Peru
— 4 nights
Drive
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Arequipa, Peru
— 5 nights
Drive
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Puno, Peru
— 5 nights
Fly
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Cusco, Peru
— 8 nights
Bus to Ollantaytambo, Train to Machu Picchu
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Machu Picchu, Peru
— 3 nights
Train to Ollantaytambo, Taxi to Maras
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Maras, Peru
— 2 nights
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Manacapuru, Brazil

— 5 nights
Manacapuru is a municipality located in the Brazilian state of Amazonas.PopulationThe population of Manacapuru was 92,996 and its area is 7,329 km². Escape the urban bustle at Pink Dolphins Floating Platform and Balneario Cachoeira do Castanho. Ruinas de Paricatuba and Manacapuru Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Manacapuru side-trips: Novo Airao (galeria Jirau e artes cafe & Parque Nacional de Anavilhanas) and Acutuba Beach (in Iranduba). It doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Amazon River.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Manacapuru attractions planner.

Sydney, Australia to Manacapuru is an approximately 31-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Amazon Standard Time is minus 14 hours. Traveling from Sydney in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Manacapuru, with lows of 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Iquitos.

Things to do in Manacapuru

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 13 — 18:

Iquitos, Peru

— 6 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 the city life by going to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Pilpintuwasi Butterfly Farm. Discover out-of-the-way places like Amazon River and La Isla De Los Monos. Step out of Iquitos with an excursion to Fossil Creek Wildlife Reserve in Quebrada Oran--about 2 hours away. Spend the 21st (Sun) exploring nature at Area de Conservacion Regional Comunal Tamshiyacu Tahuayo. There's much more to do: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, delve into the lush surroundings at Jairo Mejia Prado, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Iquitos, and admire the striking features of Ex-Hotel Palace.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Iquitos day trip planning tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Manacapuru to Iquitos. Traveling from Manacapuru to Iquitos, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In February, daytime highs in Iquitos are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Tarapoto.

Things to do in Iquitos

Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 18 — 24:

Tarapoto, Peru

— 3 nights

City of Palms

As a busy commercial hub of northern Peru, Tarapoto straddles the foothills of the Andes and a high jungle plateau characterized by lush cloud forests.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Laguna Sauce and Rio Mayo. Get in touch with nature at Las Cataratas de Ahuashiyacu and Lago Lindo. Explore Tarapoto's surroundings by going to Comunidad Nativa Wayku (in Lamas) and Termales Don Grimaldo (in Sauce). There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Petroglifos de Polish, get engrossed in the history at Museo Chanka y de la Diversidad Lamista, make a trip to Plaza de Armas de Tarapoto, and get to know the resident critters at Parque Tematico Chullachaqui.

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Traveling by flight from Iquitos to Tarapoto takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in February, and nighttime lows around 25°C. On the 27th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Mancora.

Things to do in Tarapoto

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 24 — 27:

Mancora, Peru

— 2 nights
In a busy little beach town, Mancora tourism industry continues to grow, largely thanks to the sunniest climate of any region in the country.
On the 28th (Sun), see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, kick back and relax at Las Pocitas Beach, and then kick back and relax at Playa Mancora. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Vichayito and then head outdoors with Zona Kite Mancora.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Mancora travel itinerary planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Tarapoto to Mancora in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can drive to Trujillo.

Things to do in Mancora

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 27 — Mar 1:

Trujillo, Peru

— 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.
Take a break from the city and head to Playa de Huanchaco and Huanchaco Al Rescate. La Huaca del Sol and Chan Chan will appeal to history buffs. There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Site Museum, get engrossed in the history at Museo de Arqueologia de la Universidad Nacional de Trujillo, pause for some serene contemplation at Templo de Trujillo, and contemplate the long history of Huaca Esmeralda.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Trujillo day trip planning website.

Getting from Mancora to Trujillo by car takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In March, Trujillo is little chillier than Mancora - with highs of 28°C and lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to take a bus to Cajamarca.

Things to do in Trujillo

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 1 — 5:

Cajamarca, Peru

— 1 night
Located 2,750 m (8,900 ft) above sea level, the Andean city of Cajamarca experiences a mild highland climate, which, along with the area's fertile soil, has allowed agriculture to thrive.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): delve into the distant past at Cumbemayo, don't miss a visit to Hacienda La Collpa, don't miss a visit to Cerro Santa Apolonia, explore the world behind art at Museo de Arte Religioso San Francisco de Asis, then don't miss a visit to Plaza de Armas de Cajamarca, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Cajamarca.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Cajamarca trip maker tool.

Traveling by bus from Trujillo to Cajamarca takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Trujillo in March; daily highs in Cajamarca reach 24°C and lows reach 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Lima.

Things to do in Cajamarca

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Mar 5 — 6:

Lima, Peru

— 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.
Popular historic sites such as Site Museum and Archaeological Sanctuary of Pachacamac and Centro Historico de Lima are in your itinerary. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Basilica y Monasterio de Santo Domingo and MALI - Museo de Arte de Lima. Spend the 8th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Lima, make a trip to Costa Verde, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and take a stroll through San Isidro.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Lima day trip website.

Traveling by flight from Cajamarca to Lima takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Cajamarca in March: high temperatures in Lima hover around 32°C and lows are around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Paracas.

Things to do in Lima

Find places to stay Mar 6 — 12:

Paracas, Peru

— 4 nights
A port town largely devoted to tourism, Paracas serves as a popular starting point for exploration of Peru's south coast.
Get a sense of the local culture at El Carmen District and Culturides La Maquina del Tiempo. Get in touch with nature at Paracas Nature Reserve and Playa Roja. Explore Paracas' surroundings by going to Pisco (Pisco Beach, Paracas National Reserve, &more). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Playa de la Mina, see Off-Road Tours, step off the mainland to explore Islas Ballestas, and don't miss a visit to Plaza de Armas.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Paracas trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Lima to Paracas in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In March in Paracas, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to drive to Nazca.

Things to do in Paracas

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 12 — 16:

Nazca, Peru

— 4 nights
The southern city of Nazca draws visitors to its archaeological and historical sites.
Step out of the city life by going to Playa Trompa de Elefante and Photography Tours. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Cementerio Chauchilla and Cahuachi. There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Cantalloc Aqueduct, make a trip to Torre Mirador de Las Lines de Nasca, examine the collection at Casa-Museo Mari Reiche, and steep yourself in history at Los Paredones.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Nazca journey planner.

Traveling by car from Paracas to Nazca takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Arequipa.

Things to do in Nazca

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 16 — 20:

Arequipa, Peru

— 5 nights

White City

In an area dominated three imposing volcanoes, Arequipa vacations allow visitors to admire well-preserved colonial architecture in a dramatic setting.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to San Francisco Plaza, Church and Monastery and Museo de Arte Virreinal. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Historic Centre of Arequipa and Iglesia de la Compania de Jesus. Spend the 23rd (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Museo de la Catedral de Arequipa, get engrossed in the history at Museo Santuarios Andinos, make a trip to Complejo de la Compania de Jesus, and admire the landmark architecture of La Mansion del Fundador.

To see other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Arequipa online road trip planner.

Drive from Nazca to Arequipa in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In March, daily temperatures in Arequipa can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can drive to Puno.

Things to do in Arequipa

Find places to stay Mar 20 — 25:

Puno, Peru

— 5 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.
Step out of the city life by going to Speed Boats Tours and Taquile Island. Get some historical perspective at Sillustani and Catedral de Chucuito. Change things up with these side-trips from Puno: Fertility Temple (in Chucuito), Main Gate (in Taquile Island) and Juliaca (Isla Tikonata & Iglesia Matriz de Santa Catalina). And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de San Juan Bautista, make a trip to Catedral de Puno, explore the activities along Lake Umayo, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia San Antonio.

For where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Puno online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Arequipa to Puno in 5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Puno when traveling from Arequipa in March, with lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel to Cusco.

Things to do in Puno

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 25 — 30:

Cusco, Peru

— 8 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.
Escape the urban bustle at Off-Road Tours and Zipline. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Sacred Valley of the Incas and Piquillacta. Change things up with these side-trips from Cusco: Iglesia de Santiago Apostol (in Ollantaytambo), Chinchero (Balcon del Inka & Complejo Arqueologico Chinchero) and Iglesia de Urubamba (in Urubamba). Make the 2nd (Fri) a memorable day with a climbing tour. The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Museo Historico Regional, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and explore the ancient world of Q'enqo.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Cusco trip planner.

You can fly from Puno to Cusco in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Puno in March, plan for a bit warmer nights in Cusco, with lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Machu Picchu.

Things to do in Cusco

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 30 — Apr 7:

Machu Picchu, Peru

— 3 nights
A symbol of the Incan civilization, the abandoned city of Machu Picchu represents a must-see on a Peru vacation.
Explore hidden gems such as Winay Wayna and Mandor. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Intipuncu and Iglesia Virgen Del Carmen. When in Machu Picchu, make a side trip to see Zipline in Santa Teresa, approximately Santa Teresa away. There's much more to do: meet the residents at Mariposario de Machupicchu, look for gifts at Artesanias, hunt for treasures at Mercado de Artesanias, and examine the collection at Museo de Sitio Manuel Chavez Ballon.

For photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Machu Picchu vacation planning site.

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 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Maras.

Things to do in Machu Picchu

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 7 — 10:

Maras, Peru

— 2 nights
Maras is a town in the Sacred Valley of the Incas, 40 kilometers north of Cuzco, in the Cuzco Region of Peru. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Iglesia San Martin de Tours, then explore the striking landscape at Salinas de Maras, and then delve into the distant past at Moray.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Maras day trip planner.

You can do a combination of train and taxi from Machu Picchu to Maras in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in April, and nighttime lows around 7°C. You'll have a few hours on the 12th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Maras

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 10 — 12:

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.