Peru

Lima - Iquitos - Huacachina - Arequipa - Cusco - Machu Picchu - Puerto Maldonado

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Trip Overview

Highlights & Details

Hotel Nights

$

for 2 persons, 23 nights
in November/December 2018

La casa del viajero, Lima

MDA Marfil, Iquitos

Mossone Ica, Huacachina

La Hosteria, Arequipa

Abittare, Cusco

Casa Blanca, Aguas Caliente

Tambopata River Lodge, Puerto Maldonado

Transportation

$

for 2 persons,
in November/December 2018

Piura – Lima

  • by Flight (one-way)
  • Peruvian Airlines
  • 09.25 – 10.25
  • 1h
  • $143
  • Lima – Iquitos

  • by Flight (round-trip)
  • StarPeru
  • 06.20 – 08.10
  • 1h 50min
  • $270
  • Lima – Huacachina

  • by Bus
  • 11.30 – 15.00
  • 3h 30min
  • Stop 1: Ica, afterwards Taxi
  • $45
  • Ica – Nazca

  • by Bus
  • 09.00 – 11.00
  • 2h
  • $6
  • Nazca – Arequipa

  • by Bus
  • 21.00 – 07.10
  • 10h 10min
  • $52
  • Arequipa – Cusco

  • by Flight (one-way)
  • Peruvian Airlines
  • 08.10 – 09.10
  • 1h
  • $111
  • Cusco – Aguas Caliente

  • by Bus
  • 07.40 – 12.40
  • 5h
  • Stop: Hydroelectrica
  • 3h Hike to Aguas Caliente
  • $43


  • Important: The bus ride to Hydroelectrica is very uncomfortable. The roads are curvy and the last part is very narrow and steep. Just to mention it.

    Aguas Caliente – Cusco

  • by Train, $88
  • Inca Rail
  • 09.30 – 11.00
  • 1h 30min
  • Stop 1: Ollantaytambo
  • by Minivan, $6
  • 11.30 – 13.10
  • 1h 40min
  • Cusco – Puerto Maldonado

  • by Flight (round-trip)
  • LATAM
  • 11.55 – 12.55
  • 1h
  • $282
  • Cusco – Puno

  • by Bus
  • 22.00 – 04.30
  • 6h 30min
  • $36
  • Puno – La Paz (Bolivia)

  • by Bus
  • 07.00 – 15.00
  • 7h
  • Stop 1: Copacabana
  • $34
  • Activities

    $

    for 2 persons,
    in November/December 2018

    Lima

  • Free Walking Tour, $17
  • Free Food Tour, $16
  • Main Square
  • Bridge of Sighs
  • Barranco Street Art
  • Boardwalk Barranco – Miraflores
  • Iquitos

  • Amazonas Tours
  • with Amazon Golden Snake
  • 2 Day-Trips, guided
  • $233
  • Hilton Hotel Pool, $20
  • Huacachina

  • Islas Ballestras, $70
  • Sandboarding, $36
  • Nazca

  • Nazca Line Flight
  • Scenic Flight
  • $200
  • Nazca Tombes, $17
  • Arequipa

  • Santa Catalina Monastry, $25
  • Plaza de Armas
  • Mundo Alpaca
  • Restaurant El Fuego
  • Cusco

  • Free City Tour, $15
  • Plaza de Armas
  • San Cristobal Views
  • Calle Loreto
  • PER.UK Restaurant
  • Machu Picchu

  • Bridge opens @5am
  • Hike up 1h 30min
  • Machu Picchu opens @6am
  • $95


  • Attention: The visit is organised in a round course, if you passed a section you can’t go back and you can’t re-enter! Better wait at a spot and continue later.

    Puerto Maldonado

  • Lake Sandoval Day-Trip, $124
  • 2-Day-Trip Tambopata River, $280
  • Caiman River Tour, $30
  • Lake Titicaca

  • Uros Experience
  • 2-Day-Trip
  • Homestay on Amantani
  • $102


  • We would recommend to only book an afternoon to the floating islands, as the Uros Experience wasn’t that very special.

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