14 days in Peru Itinerary

14 days in Peru Itinerary

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14 days in Peru Itinerary

Start: Foz do Iguacu
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Arequipa
— 2 nights
2
Cusco
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 15​min
3
Trujillo
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 45​min
4
Lima
— 2 nights
5
Lima
— 5 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Foz do Iguacu

2
nights
Arequipa

Arequipa ©
In an area dominated three imposing volcanoes, Arequipa vacations allow visitors to admire well-preserved colonial architecture in a dramatic setting.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): examine the collection at Santa Catalina Monastery, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de Yanahuara ( San Juan Bautista), get engrossed in the history at Museo Santuarios Andinos, then admire the landmark architecture of Plaza de Armas, and finally steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of Arequipa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, then admire the masterpieces at San Francisco Plaza, Church and Monastery, then see the interesting displays at Museo de la Catedral de Arequipa, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Yanahuara.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Arequipa day trip site .

Foz do Iguacu, Brazil to Arequipa is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Foz do Iguacu to Arequipa due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Foz do Iguacu in March; daily highs in Arequipa reach 22°C and lows reach 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to Cusco.

Things to do in Arequipa

Museums Historic Sites Tours
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Historic Centre of Arequipa ©
Historic Centre of Arequipa
Museo de la Catedral de Arequipa ©
Yanahuara ©
Yanahuara

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Sacred Valley of the Incas and Tipon. Explore Cusco's surroundings by going to Moray (in Maras) and Cerveceria Willkamayu (in Urubamba). Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Sacsayhuaman, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, trot along with a tour on horseback, and hunt for treasures at Mercado Central de San Pedro.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Cusco road trip tool .

You can fly from Arequipa to Cusco in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Arequipa in March, plan for a bit cooler nights in Cusco, with lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Trujillo.

Things to do in Cusco

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Cerveceria Willkamayu, Moray, Sacred Valley of the Incas
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Sacsayhuaman ©
Sacsayhuaman
Sacred Valley of the Incas ©
Sacred Valley of the Incas
Horseback Riding Tours

1
night
Trujillo

Trujillo ©
Considered the country's capital of culture, Trujillo was the birthplace of the North Group, a community of artists and intellectuals that included celebrated poet Cesar Vallejo and notable novelist Ciro Alegria.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Huaca del Sol y la Luna, explore the ancient world of Chan Chan, then don't miss a visit to Plaza de Armas de Trujillo, and finally take an in-depth tour of Cao Museum.

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

You can fly from Cusco to Trujillo in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cusco in March, expect nights in Trujillo to be much hotter, around 23°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to Lima.

Things to do in Trujillo

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

La Huaca del Sol
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La Huaca del Sol ©
La Huaca del Sol
Cao Museum ©
Cao Museum
Chan Chan ©
Chan Chan

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia y Convento de San Francisco, then admire the landmark architecture of Archbishops Palace, then admire the striking features of Balcones de Lima, and finally push the limits with an extreme tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Museo Pedro de Osma, steep yourself in history at Huaca Pucllana, then ponder the design of Plaza de Armas (Plaza Mayor), and finally take an in-depth tour of Museo Larco.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Lima day trip app .

You can fly from Trujillo to Lima in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in March, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Lima.

Things to do in Lima

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites
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Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Museo Larco ©
Museo Larco
Plaza de Armas (Plaza Mayor) ©
Plaza de Armas (Plaza Mayor)

5
nights
Lima

Lima ©
Discover out-of-the-way places like Parque El Olivar and MALI - Museo de Arte de Lima. Step out of Lima with an excursion to Reserva Nacional Lomas de Lachay in Huaral--about 1h 50 min away. See even more of Lima: take a stroll through San Isidro, ponder the world of politics at Presidential Palace (Palacio de Gobierno), relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and take an in-depth tour of Museo Larco.

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On the 20th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Lima

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Reserva Nacional Lomas de Lachay
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San Isidro ©
San Isidro
MALI - Museo de Arte de Lima ©
MALI - Museo de Arte de Lima
Spas

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