12 days in Lima & Cusco Itinerary

12 days in Lima & Cusco Itinerary

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12 days in Lima & Cusco Itinerary

Start: Foz do Iguacu
Fly:  5​h
1
Lima
— 1 night
2
Cusco
— 6 nights
3
Lima
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Foz do Iguacu

1
night
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.
For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Lima sightseeing app .

Foz do Iguacu, Brazil to Lima is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Foz do Iguacu to Lima is minus 2 hours. In March in Lima, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 24°C at night. On the 8th (Sun), you're off toCusco.

Things to do in Lima

Tours Outdoors Nightlife
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6
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Company of Jesus Church, Sacsayhuaman and Cusco Cathedral. Get some cultural insight at Mercado Central de San Pedro and Plaza de Armas.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Cusco online driving holiday planner .

Traveling by flight from Lima to Cusco takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Lima in March, expect nights in Cusco to be much colder, around 9°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Lima.

Things to do in Cusco

Historic Sites Shopping
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Sacsayhuaman ©
Sacsayhuaman
Plaza de Armas ©
Plaza de Armas
Iglesia de la Compania de Jesus ©
Iglesia de la Compania de Jesus

4
nights
Lima

Lima ©
You've added Presidential Palace (Palacio de Gobierno), Cathedral of Lima, Palacio Municipal de Lima, and other attractions to your itinerary. Centro Historico de Lima and Church and Sanctuary of Saint Rose of Lima will appeal to history buffs. Step off the beaten path and head to Plaza San Miguel and Casa de Aliaga. See some other sides of Lima: take an in-depth tour of Museo Larco, walk around Plazuela Chabuca Granda, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia y Convento de San Francisco, and steep yourself in history at Huaca Pucllana.

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You can fly from Cusco to Lima in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Cusco in March, plan for a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Lima: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 24°C at night. On the 18th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Lima

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Mar 14 — 18:
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Centro Historico de Lima ©
Centro Historico de Lima
Cathedral of Lima ©
Cathedral of Lima

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