Peru/Perú

From the Pacific Ocean to the only desert oasis in South America to the Andes to the Amazon Rainforest, Peru quite literally has it all. I was fortunate enough to have the opportunity to backpack through this marvelous country. My main goal is to be able to show you the beauty of this country beyond the famous, yet still, the incredible site of Machu Picchu because, after all, Peru is home to so much more.

 

4 week itinerary in Peru (Check out Peru Hop too!)

Like any other itinerary on this website, the itinerary listed below is intended to serve as guidance for creating your own journey. This itinerary is a model of what I personally did. However, your choices and situations may differ from mine. Thus, this itinerary serves simply as an outline for your time in Peru. You may choose to stay longer/shorter in some areas and even add others too. The possibilities are endless! For further information on each city listed below, click on its picture to learn about how to get there, what to do there, and other information. Unlike any other country, Peru has a company named Peru Hop. I recommend looking into them for additional information. I have no complaints from my time with them and it was honestly worth every penny.

Recommended Multi-day Trips:
  • Paracas: 2 day duration (from Ica)
  • Huacachina: 2 day duration (from Ica)
  • Chivay: 3 day duration (from Arequipa)
Day 1: Lima
Day 2: Lima
Day 3: Lima
Day 4: Ica
Day 5: Ica
Day 6Ica
Day 7Ica
Day 8Arequipa 
Day 9Arequipa 
Day 10: Arequipa 
Day 11Arequipa 
Day 12Arequipa 
Day 13Arequipa 
Day 14Puno
Day 15Puno  
Day 16Cusco 
Day 17: Cusco 
Day 18Cusco 
Day 19Cusco 
Day 20Cusco 
Day 21Cusco 
Day 22Cusco 
Day 23Aguas Calientes 
Day 24: Aguas Calientes 
Day 25Cusco 
Day 26Cusco 
Day 27Lima 
Day 28Lima 

Additional Information

The capital of Peru

Where desert meets the ocean

La Ciudad Blanca

A city on the world's highest lake

Once the capital of the Incan Empire

Home of Machu Picchu