8 days in Peru Itinerary

8 days in Peru Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Belfast
Fly:  31 h
1
Trujillo
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h
2
Cusco
— 3 nights
Fly:  1 h 30 min
3
Arequipa
— 1 night
Fly:  30 h
End: Belfast

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 2nd (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Parroquia Senor de Huaman, make a trip to Plaza de Armas de Trujillo, contemplate the long history of Chan Chan, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Trujillo - Catedral de Santa Maria, thencontemplate the long history of Site Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of La Huaca del Sol.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Trujillo online travel route planner.

Belfast, UK to Trujillo is an approximately 28-hour flight. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Belfast to Trujillo due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Belfast in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Trujillo, with lows of 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Cusco.

Things to do in Trujillo

Historic Sites

Side Trip

La Huaca del Sol
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La Huaca del Sol ©
La Huaca del Sol
Chan Chan ©
Chan Chan
Site Museum ©
Site Museum

3
nights
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.
Take a break from the city and head to River Rafting & Tubing and Santuario Animal de Cochahuasi. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Q'enqo and Tipon. There's still lots to do: browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado Central de San Pedro, explore the ancient world of Tambomachay, and soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Cusco online driving holiday planner.

Fly from Trujillo to Cusco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Trujillo in August, Cusco is colder at night with lows of 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Arequipa.

Things to do in Cusco

Spas Adventure Tours
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River Rafting & Tubing
Q'enqo ©
Q'enqo
Tambomachay ©
Tambomachay

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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 6th (Mon), contemplate the geological forces at Volcan Misti, stop by Yanahuara, and then contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Arequipa.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Arequipa day trip planner.

Fly from Cusco to Arequipa in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cusco in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Arequipa, with lows of 9°C. On the 7th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Arequipa

Nature Parks Neighborhoods
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Historic Centre of Arequipa ©
Historic Centre of Arequipa
Volcan Misti ©
Volcan Misti
Museo Santuarios Andinos ©
Museo Santuarios Andinos

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