6 days in Peru Itinerary

6 days in Peru Itinerary

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6 days in Peru Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  12​h
1
Lima
— 2 nights
2
Cusco
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: Toronto

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia y Convento de San Francisco, stop by Artesanias Las Pallas, then stop by Dedalo arte & artesania, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Shopping Center Larcomar (Centro Comercial Larcomar).

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Lima journey planning tool .

Toronto, Canada to Lima is an approximately 12-hour flight. In June, daytime highs in Lima are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to Cusco.

Things to do in Lima

Shopping Historic Sites
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Iglesia y Convento de San Francisco ©
Artesanias Las Pallas ©
Artesanias Las Pallas

2
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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Pre-Columbian Art Museum and Centro de Textiles Tradicionales del Cusco. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Mercado Central de San Pedro and Kuna. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to San Blas, take in the spiritual surroundings of Catedral del Cuzco o Catedral Basilica de la Virgen de la Asuncion, browse the fresh offerings at Rooftop Kitchen Peru, and contemplate the long history of Plaza de Armas.

To find other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Cusco itinerary builder .

Getting from Lima to Cusco by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Lima in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be cooler in Cusco, with lows of 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cusco

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Sacsayhuaman ©
Sacsayhuaman
Plaza de Armas ©
Plaza de Armas
Museo de Arte Precolombino ©
Museo de Arte Precolombino

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