24 days in Peru & Buenos Aires Itinerary

24 days in Peru & Buenos Aires Itinerary

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Start: Jerusalem, Israel
Fly:  21 h 45 min
1
Cusco, Peru
— 3 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Train:  3 h 15 min
2
Machu Picchu, Peru
— 2 nights
Train + Taxi:  2 h
3
Maras, Peru
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 45 min
4
Puno, Peru
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
5
Arequipa, Peru
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  7 h 45 min
6
Caraz, Peru
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4 h 30 min
7
Lima, Peru
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h 45 min
8
Buenos Aires, Argentina
— 5 nights
Fly:  23 h
End: Jerusalem, Israel

3
nights
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.
Cusco is known for historic sites, museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Sacsayhuaman, steep yourself in history at Plaza de Armas, admire the masterpieces at Museo de Arte Precolombino, and admire the striking features of Centro Historico De Cusco.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Cusco trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Jerusalem, Israel to Cusco is an approximately 26-hour flight. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Jerusalem to Cusco due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Jerusalem, expect a bit cooler days and colder nights in Cusco, ranging from highs of 25°C to lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Machu Picchu.

Things to do in Cusco

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Sacred Valley of the Incas
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Sacsayhuaman ©
Sacsayhuaman
Sacred Valley of the Incas ©
Sacred Valley of the Incas
Qorikancha ©
Qorikancha

2
nights
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 28th (Sat): delve into the distant past at Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu and then make a trip to Intipuncu. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: witness a stunning natural landmark at Banos Termales de Cocalmayo, thenlook for gifts at Mapi Art, and then explore the ancient world of Winay Wayna.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Machu Picchu trip 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 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Maras.

Things to do in Machu Picchu

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Banos Termales de Cocalmayo
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Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu ©
Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu
Winay Wayna ©
Winay Wayna
Intipuncu ©
Intipuncu

1
night
Maras, Peru

Maras ©
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 30th (Mon): delve into the distant past at Moray and then explore the striking landscape at Salinas de Maras.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Maras trip planner.

You can do a combination of train and taxi from Machu Picchu to Maras in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, daily temperatures in Maras can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Puno.

Things to do in Maras

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Salinas de Maras ©
Salinas de Maras
Moray ©
Moray

2
nights
Puno, Peru

Puno ©
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 1st (Tue): take some stellar pictures from Mirador Ing. Eduardo Sanchez, thenstep off the mainland to explore Taquile Island, and then stroll the grounds of Sillustani. On the next day, explore the activities along Lake Titicaca, head off the coast to Uros Floating Islands, and then make a trip to Chullpas.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Puno road trip website.

Traveling by flight from Maras to Puno takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Maras in September; daily highs in Puno reach 22°C and lows reach 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Arequipa.

Things to do in Puno

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Chullpas, Lake Titicaca
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Taquile Island ©
Taquile Island
Uros Floating Islands ©
Uros Floating Islands
Lake Titicaca ©
Lake Titicaca

2
nights
Arequipa, Peru

Arequipa ©
In an area dominated three imposing volcanoes, Arequipa vacations allow visitors to admire well-preserved colonial architecture in a dramatic setting.
On the 3rd (Thu), admire the landmark architecture of Plaza de Armas, take an in-depth tour of Museo Santuarios Andinos, see the interesting displays at Santa Catalina Monastery, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Casa del Moral, and finally admire the striking features of La Mansion del Fundador. On the next day, get impressive views of Volcan Misti.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Arequipa vacation builder app.

You can drive from Puno to Arequipa in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Puno in October, Arequipa is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Caraz.

Things to do in Arequipa

Parks Nature Museums
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Volcan Misti ©
Volcan Misti
Santa Catalina Monastery ©
Santa Catalina Monastery
Plaza de Armas ©
Plaza de Armas

2
nights
Caraz, Peru

Caraz ©
Caraz is a town in the Caraz District in the southeastern part of Huaylas Province of the Ancash Region in Peru.Political CreationRecent investigations propose that its political creation was dated on 12 February 1821, when Grl. Change things up with these side-trips from Caraz: Huascaran National Park (Lagunas de Llanganuco, Huascaran, &more). There's more to do: don't miss a visit to CampoSanto Yungay and see the interesting displays at Museo Municipal de Caraz.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Caraz trip planning site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Arequipa to Caraz. Traveling from Arequipa in October, Caraz is little chillier at night with lows of 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Lima.

Things to do in Caraz

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Huascaran National Park, CampoSanto Yungay
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Huascaran ©
Huascaran
Lagunas de Llanganuco ©
Lagunas de Llanganuco
Cordillera Blanca Summit ©
Cordillera Blanca Summit

3
nights
Lima, Peru

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, stop by Miraflores, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Museo Convento San Francisco y Catacumbas, and contemplate the long history of Huaca Pucllana.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Lima vacation planning tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Caraz to Lima. When traveling from Caraz in October, plan for little chillier days in Lima, with highs around 24°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel to Buenos Aires.

Things to do in Lima

Historic Sites Tours Museums
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Huaca Pucllana ©
Huaca Pucllana
Museo Larco ©
Museo Larco
Plaza de Armas (Plaza Mayor) ©
Plaza de Armas (Plaza Mayor)

5
nights
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Buenos Aires ©
Cultural capital of South America, Buenos Aires remains one of the largest cities on the continent, serving as a point of departure for exploring the rest of the country.
Buenos Aires is known for historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Puerto Madero, take in the history at Plaza de Mayo, take in nature's colorful creations at Parque 3 de Febrero, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Cemiterio de Recoleta.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Buenos Aires road trip site.

You can fly from Lima to Buenos Aires in 8 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Lima to Buenos Aires, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In October, daily temperatures in Buenos Aires can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Buenos Aires

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping
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Puerto Madero ©
Puerto Madero
Cemiterio de Recoleta ©
Cemiterio de Recoleta
Parque 3 de Febrero ©
Parque 3 de Febrero

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