15 days in Peru Itinerary

15 days in Peru Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Brussels
Train + Fly:  14 h 45 min
1
Lima
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Taxi + Bus:  5 h 30 min
2
Chivay
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Arequipa
— 3 nights
+4
Fly + Taxi + Bus + Foot + Train:  5 h 15 min
4
Machu Picchu
— 2 nights
+2
Train + Foot + Bus:  3 h 15 min
5
Cusco
— 3 nights
Fly + Train:  17 h
End: Brussels

3
nights
Lima

Lima ©
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: take an in-depth tour of Museo Larco, walk around Circuito Magico Del Agua, wander the streets of Miraflores, and pause for some serene contemplation at Museo Convento San Francisco y Catacumbas.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Lima online tour planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Lima is an approximately 14.5- hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Peru Standard Time, which is usually a -6 hour difference. Traveling from Brussels in April, expect Lima to be warmer, temps between 28°C and 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Chivay.

Things to do in Lima

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Museo Larco ©
Museo Larco
Circuito Magico Del Agua ©
Circuito Magico Del Agua
Plaza de Armas (Plaza Mayor) ©
Plaza de Armas (Plaza Mayor)

2
nights
Chivay

Chivay ©
Scenic Chivay draws a growing number of tourists each year, yet this remote town of 5,000 inhabitants manages to retain much of its rustic, dusty character.
On the 5th (Sun), take some stellar pictures from Mirador Cruz del Condor, stroll through Condor's Cross, then kick your exploration up a notch at categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_top_local_zipline_courses_and_adventure_parks, and finally stop by Q'olca by Made in Colca. Keep things going the next day: get great views at San Miguel Viewpoint, make a trip to Abra Patapampa, and then see the sky in a new way at Astronomical Observatory.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Chivay travel planning tool.

Do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus from Lima to Chivay in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Arequipa.

Things to do in Chivay

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Cabanaconde
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Condor's Cross ©
Condor's Cross
Q'olca by Made in Colca ©
Q'olca by Made in Colca
Zipline

3
nights
Arequipa

Arequipa ©
In an area dominated three imposing volcanoes, Arequipa vacations allow visitors to admire well-preserved colonial architecture in a dramatic setting.
Arequipa is known for museums, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Santa Catalina Monastery, make a trip to Plaza de Armas, experience the excitement of Arequipa Massage, and contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Arequipa.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Arequipa trip maker tool.

You can drive from Chivay to Arequipa in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Machu Picchu.

Things to do in Arequipa

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Arequipa Massage ©
Arequipa Massage
Santa Catalina Monastery ©
Santa Catalina Monastery
Plaza de Armas ©
Plaza de Armas

2
nights
Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu ©
A symbol of the Incan civilization, the abandoned city of Machu Picchu represents a must-see on a Peru vacation.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu and then admire the natural beauty at Mariposario de Machupicchu. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia Virgen Del Carmen, don't miss a visit to Plaza Manco Capac, then delve into the distant past at Winay Wayna, and finally take some stellar pictures from Intipuncu.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Machu Picchu trip itinerary app.

Do a combination of flight, bus, and train from Arequipa to Machu Picchu in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Cusco.

Things to do in Machu Picchu

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu ©
Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu
Winay Wayna ©
Winay Wayna
Intipuncu ©
Intipuncu

3
nights
Cusco

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.
Cusco is known for historic sites, museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Sacsayhuaman, admire the landmark architecture of Centro Historico De Cusco, examine the collection at Museo de Arte Precolombino, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Qorikancha.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Cusco online journey planner.

Do a combination of train and bus from Machu Picchu to Cusco in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In April in Cusco, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cusco

Historic Sites Tours Museums
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Sacsayhuaman ©
Sacsayhuaman
Plaza de Armas ©
Plaza de Armas
Walking tours

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