This unique Peru itinerary offers you the cultural highlights and most impressive Southern and Northern Peru attractions.
This 15-day Peru itinerary “Peru Culture incl. Kuélap in 15 day” includes the beautiful colonial cities of Lima and Arequipa and the stunning city of Cusco, and the Inca citadel Machu Picchu. From Cusco, travel up to the less touristic Northern Peru, first to Trujillo, the eternal spring city to visit the Temples of the Sun and the Moon, Chan Chan and the seaside village of Huanchaco. On your way to Chiclayo, stop at the El Brujo complex; in Chiclayo, visit the mud brink pyramid, Huaca Rajada, Túcume and the Royal Tombs Museum about the Moche culture. In the small town of Chachapoyas is the fourth-highest waterfall in the world, the Gotcha Waterfall and the Kuélap Fortress.
Lima - Ballestas – Nazca - Arequipa – Cusco - Sacred Valley – Machu Picchu – Trujillo – Chiclayo – Chachapoya - Kuélap
Short distance bustrips
Hostel or hotel in different options from budget standard tourist hotels to comfort and luxury
Welcome to the Peruvian capital Lima. The former City of Kings maintains its colonial past and beauty. Today, Lima is one of the leading culinary destinations in the entire world. You will delight in unforgettable Peruvian meals that combine the unique flavours from various Peruvian regions and cultures.
Lima offers something for everyone. There are many exciting museums with brilliant modern and ancient art, colonial mansions, archaeological sites such as Pachacamac, lovely beaches, shopping opportunities, world-class trendy restaurants, and more!
In Lima's historical centre, visit the Paseo de la República, the Plaza San Martín, the Plaza Mayor, the Government House, the Basílica, the House of the Archbishop, the Municipality and the oldest streets with colonial mansions and Moorish style balconies.
One of the highlights is the convent and the church of San Francisco, the most significant colonial art complex in America. The residential neighbourhoods are also attractive, e.g. Barranco and Miraflores, where you can visit the modern commercial centre Larcomar near the coastline and the beautiful green spaces along the boulevards. read more
During the boat trip to the Ballestas Islands, approx. 300 kilometres south of Lima, you can see the Candelabro, the famous geoglyph of the beach. Upon arrival near the islands, watch the collection of rocky islands, home to seals, Humboldt penguins and many different birds.