45 days in Lima & Cusco Itinerary

45 days in Lima & Cusco Itinerary

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Start: Lima
1
Lima
— 41 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
2
Cusco
— 3 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
End: Lima

41
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lima: Zona Arqueologica caral (in Caral), Callao (Fortaleza real felipe, Museo de Sitio Naval- Submarino Ex Bap Abtao, &more) and Mirador La Punta (in La Punta). Spend the 22nd (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Museo Larco, make a trip to Miraflores, ponder the design of Plaza de Armas (Plaza Mayor), and indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Lima day trip planning website.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Lima. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in June, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Cusco.

Things to do in Lima

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Callao, Lunahuana, Zona Arqueologica caral, Mirador La Punta
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Museo Larco ©
Museo Larco
Plaza de Armas (Plaza Mayor) ©
Plaza de Armas (Plaza Mayor)
Circuito Magico Del Agua ©
Circuito Magico Del Agua

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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): explore the ancient world of Centro Historico De Cusco, steep yourself in history at Sacsayhuaman, and then admire the masterpieces at Museo de Arte Precolombino. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Museo Inka, thencontemplate the long history of Plaza de Armas, thenadmire the striking features of Iglesia de la Compania de Jesus, and finally contemplate the long history of Tipon.

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Fly from Lima to Cusco in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Lima in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be much colder in Cusco, with lows of 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cusco

Historic Sites Museums
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Sacsayhuaman ©
Sacsayhuaman
Qorikancha ©
Qorikancha
Plaza de Armas ©
Plaza de Armas

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