7 days in North Iceland & Peru Itinerary

7 days in North Iceland & Peru Itinerary

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7 days in North Iceland & Peru Itinerary

Start: Hyderabad, India
+2
Fly + shuttle + bus:  29​h
1
Akureyri, Iceland
— 1 day
+6
bus + shuttle + Fly + taxi + bus + foot + train:  36​h
2
Machu Picchu, Peru
— 1 night
+2
train + foot + bus:  3​h 15​min
3
Cusco, Peru
— 1 night
Fly:  32​h
End: Hyderabad, India

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Akureyri, Iceland

Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

To find ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Akureyri trip itinerary maker app .

Hyderabad, India to Akureyri is an approximately 29-hour combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 5 hours. Traveling from Hyderabad in December, things will get cooler in Akureyri: highs are around 1°C and lows about -6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Machu Picchu.

Things to do in Akureyri

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Photography Tours

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Machu Picchu, Peru

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 21st (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Los Jardines de Mandor and then contemplate the long history of Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Machu Picchu vacation builder site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Akureyri to Machu Picchu. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Peru Time is minus 5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Cusco.

Things to do in Machu Picchu

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Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu ©
Los Jardines de Mandor ©
Los Jardines de Mandor

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Cusco, Peru

Cusco ©
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 22nd (Sun), steep yourself in history at Plaza de Armas, contemplate the long history of Sacsayhuaman, and then delve into the distant past at Tambomachay.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Cusco trip builder tool .

Getting from Machu Picchu to Cusco by combination of train and bus takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in December, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cusco

Historic Sites
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Sacsayhuaman ©
Sacsayhuaman
Plaza de Armas ©
Plaza de Armas
Tambomachay ©
Tambomachay

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