7 days in Peru Itinerary

7 days in Peru Itinerary

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7 days in Peru Itinerary

Dammam
Fly:  33​h
Arequipa
— Few hours
Fly:  1​h 30​min
Cusco
— 2 nights
+2
bus + foot + train:  3​h 15​min
Machu Picchu
— 1 night
Fly:  35​h
Dammam

few
hours
Arequipa

Arequipa ©
In an area dominated three imposing volcanoes, Arequipa vacations allow visitors to admire well-preserved colonial architecture in a dramatic setting.
On the 30th (Mon), take in breathtaking views at Colca Canyon and then examine the collection at Monasterio de Santa Catalina.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Arequipa trip builder site .

Dammam, Saudi Arabia to Arequipa is an approximately 33-hour flight. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Dammam to Arequipa due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Dammam, expect much colder days and a bit cooler nights in Arequipa, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Cusco.

Things to do in Arequipa

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Colca Canyon
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Colca Canyon ©
Colca Canyon
Monasterio de Santa Catalina ©
Monasterio de Santa Catalina

2
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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 1st (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Company of Jesus Church, steep yourself in history at Plaza de Armas, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Catedral del Cuzco o Catedral Basilica de la Virgen de la Asuncion, and finally contemplate the long history of Sacsayhuaman. On the 2nd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the distant past at Centro Historico De Cusco.

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Traveling by flight from Arequipa to Cusco takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Arequipa in April, Cusco is a bit cooler at night with lows of 7°C. On the 2nd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Machu Picchu.

Things to do in Cusco

#Historic Sites
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Sacsayhuaman ©
Sacsayhuaman
Plaza de Armas ©
Plaza de Armas
Centro Historico De Cusco ©
Centro Historico De Cusco

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Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu ©
A symbol of the Incan civilization, the abandoned city of Machu Picchu represents a must-see on a Peru vacation.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): delve into the distant past at Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu and then get great views at Intipuncu.

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Take a train from Cusco to Machu Picchu in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Machu Picchu

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Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu ©
Intipuncu ©
Intipuncu

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