7 days in Peru Itinerary

7 days in Peru Itinerary

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7 days in Peru Itinerary

New Delhi
+2
Fly + taxi + train:  35​h
Machu Picchu
— 1 night
+2
train + foot + bus:  3​h 15​min
Cusco
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
Lima
— Few hours
Fly:  30​h
New Delhi

1
day
Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu ©
A symbol of the Incan civilization, the abandoned city of Machu Picchu represents a must-see on a Peru vacation.
On the 2nd (Mon), delve into the distant past at Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu and then delve into the distant past at Intipuncu.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Machu Picchu vacation planner .

New Delhi, India to Machu Picchu is an approximately 35-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of train, taxi, and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New Delhi to Machu Picchu is minus 10 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Cusco.

Things to do in Machu Picchu

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Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu ©
Intipuncu ©
Intipuncu

2
days
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.
On the 3rd (Tue), contemplate the long history of Plaza de Armas and then delve into the distant past at Sacsayhuaman. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Pre-Columbian Art Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Catedral del Cuzco o Catedral Basilica de la Virgen de la Asuncion, and then admire the striking features of Centro Historico De Cusco.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Cusco holiday planner.

You can take a train from Machu Picchu to Cusco in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In April, daytime highs in Cusco are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel to Lima.

Things to do in Cusco

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Sacsayhuaman ©
Sacsayhuaman
Plaza de Armas ©
Plaza de Armas
Centro Historico De Cusco ©
Centro Historico De Cusco

few
hours
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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): delve into the distant past at Huaca Pucllana, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia y Convento de San Francisco, and then ponder the world of politics at Palacio de Torre Tagle.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Lima route builder tool .

You can fly from Cusco to Lima in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. When traveling from Cusco in April, plan for somewhat warmer days in Lima, with highs around 28°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lima

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Iglesia y Convento de San Francisco ©
Huaca Pucllana ©
Huaca Pucllana
Palacio de Torre Tagle ©
Palacio de Torre Tagle

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