60 days in Peru Itinerary

60 days in Peru Itinerary

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Lima
— 10 nights
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Huascaran National Park
— 4 nights
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Paracas
— 4 nights
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Trujillo
— 6 nights
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Chiclayo
— 3 nights
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Arequipa
— 7 nights
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Puno
— 5 nights
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Cusco
— 10 nights
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Machu Picchu
— 4 nights
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Santo Toribio
— 5 nights

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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.
Huaca Pucllana and Museo Convento San Francisco y Catacumbas will appeal to history buffs. Escape the urban bustle at Playa Costa Verde and El Silencio. When in Lima, make a side trip to see Palomino in Callao, approximately Callao away. There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Museo Larco, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Lima, examine the collection at Museo Nacional de Arqueologia, Antropologia e Historia del Peru, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Pedro Church (Iglesia de San Pedro).

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Lima visit planner.

Berlin, Germany to Lima is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Berlin to Lima. In February, daily temperatures in Lima can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Huascaran National Park.

Things to do in Lima

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Historic Site
Huaca Pucllana
4.4
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History Museum
Museo Larco
4.8

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Huascaran National Park

Huascaran National Park ©
A trip to Huascaran National Park allows visitors to explore part of the Cordillera Blanca, the world’s highest tropical mountain range.
Popular historic sites such as Archaeological Site of Chavin and Santuario de Mama Ashu are in your itinerary. Get outdoors at Laguna 69 and Cordillera Blanca Summit. There's lots more to do: get outside with Laguna Llaca, take in the awesome beauty at Alpamayo, and take in the dramatic natural features at Duck Canyon.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Huascaran National Park trip planning site.

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Lima to Huascaran National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Paracas.

Things to do in Huascaran National Park

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

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Must see
Laguna 69
4.9
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World heritage site
Archaeological Site of Chavin
4.5

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Paracas

Paracas ©
A port town largely devoted to tourism, Paracas serves as a popular starting point for exploration of Peru's south coast.
Visiting Islas Ballestas and Speed Boats Tours will get you outdoors. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Tacama and Santuario del Senor de Luren. Explore Paracas' surroundings by going to Ica (Plaza de Armas & Regional Museum of Ica). The adventure continues: take some stellar pictures from La Catedral, kick back and relax at Playa de la Mina, stroll through Playa Roja, and make a trip to The Chandelier.

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Do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus from Huascaran National Park to Paracas in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, flight, and bus. March in Paracas sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can drive to Trujillo.

Things to do in Paracas

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

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Winery / Vineyard
Tacama
4.5
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Lookout
La Catedral
3.6

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Trujillo

Trujillo ©

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Site Museum and Cao Museum. Visit La Huaca del Sol and Casa Orbegoso for their historical value. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Chan Chan, take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia de La Merced, admire the striking features of La Casa del Mayorazgo de Facala, and enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Huanchaco.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Trujillo trip planner.

You can drive from Paracas to Trujillo in 12 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. When traveling from Paracas in March, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Trujillo: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 23°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Chiclayo.

Things to do in Trujillo

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 9 — 15:
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World heritage site
Chan Chan
4.5
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Historic Site
Site Museum
4.7
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Historic Site
La Huaca del Sol
4.6

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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.
Get some historical perspective at Huaca Rajada and Iglesia Santa Maria - Catedral de Chiclayo. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Royal Tombs of Sipan Museum and Tucume Pyramids. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Chiclayo: Museo de Sitio de Tucume (in Lambayeque) and Sican Museum (in Ferrenafe). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Museo Arqueologico Nacional Bruning, look for gifts at Mercado Artesanal de Monsefu, don't miss a visit to Piramedes de Pampagrande, and kick back and relax at Playa Pimentel.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Chiclayo trip planner.

You can drive from Trujillo to Chiclayo in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Trujillo in March: highs in Chiclayo hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 25°C. On the 18th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Arequipa.

Things to do in Chiclayo

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 15 — 18:
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Specialty Museum
Royal Tombs of Sipan Museum
4.7
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Specialty Museum
Sican Museum
4.3
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Historic Site
Huaca Rajada
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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 Monasterio de la Recoleta are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visiting Volcan Misti and Salinas y Aguada Blanca National Reserve will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Museo Santuarios Andinos, admire the striking features of Casa del Moral, get to know the fascinating history of Iglesia de la Compania de Jesus, and get impressive views of Chachani.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Arequipa travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Chiclayo to Arequipa takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Chiclayo in March: high temperatures in Arequipa hover around 22°C and lows are around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can go by car to Puno.

Things to do in Arequipa

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Mar 18 — 25:
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Specialty Museum
Santa Catalina Monastery
4.7
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World heritage site
Historic Centre of Arequipa
4.7

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Puno

Puno ©

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.
Sillustani and La Casa del Corregidor will appeal to history buffs. Catedral de Chucuito and Uros Tupirmarka Lodge are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of Puno with an excursion to Amantani Island in Isla Amantani--about 2h 15 min away. Next up on the itinerary: step off the mainland to explore Taquile Island, make a trip to Condor Hill (Mirador de Kuntur Wasi), get great views at Mirador Ing. Eduardo Sanchez, and take a memorable drive along Abra La Raya.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Puno travel route planner.

You can drive from Arequipa to Puno in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Arequipa in March, plan for slightly colder nights in Puno, with lows around 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel to Cusco.

Things to do in Puno

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

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Island
Taquile Island
4.3

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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Sacsayhuaman and Plaza de Armas. Get in touch with nature at Salinas de Maras and Hacienda del Chalan. Get out of town with these interesting Cusco side-trips: Ollantaytambo (Archaeological Park Ollantaytambo & Pinkuylluna Mountain Granaries), Moray (in Maras) and Pisac (in Pisac). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Qorikancha, pause for some serene contemplation at Cusco Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Tipon, and admire the landmark architecture of Centro Historico De Cusco.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Cusco vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Puno to Cusco takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Puno in March, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Cusco, with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Machu Picchu.

Things to do in Cusco

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Trails

Side Trips

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Must see
Sacsayhuaman
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Religious Site
Qorikancha
4.5
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Geologic Formation
Salinas de Maras
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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu and Zipline. Popular historic sites such as Winay Wayna and Intipuncu are in your itinerary. There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Mandor, browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado de Artesanias, and take in the awesome beauty at Phutuq K'usi.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Machu Picchu online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and train from Cusco to Machu Picchu takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Santo Toribio.

Things to do in Machu Picchu

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 9 — 13:
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Must see
Winay Wayna
4.9
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Lookout
Intipuncu
4.7

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Santo Toribio

Santo Toribio ©
Step out of the city life by going to Pacaya Samiria National Reserve and Amazon Rescue Center. Explore Santo Toribio's surroundings by going to Iquitos (La Isla De Los Monos, Tapiche Reserve, &more).

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Santo Toribio day trip planning site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Machu Picchu to Santo Toribio. On the 18th (Tue), you're off to home.

Things to do in Santo Toribio

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

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Nature / Park
Tapiche Reserve
4.9
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Nature / Park
La Isla De Los Monos
4.6

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