Ultimate Peru Itinerary: From One Week to One Month of Travel

Home to an abundance of cultural and archaeological sites, many of which are surrounded by breath-taking nature, Peru is guaranteed to exceed your expectations. 

Spend your first day in Cusco taking things nice and easy; at 3,400 metres (around 11,000 feet) above sea level, this city can leave you feeling breathless.

Day one: Cusco

It is time to explore the Sacred Valley, where the Urubamba River brings life to otherwise barren land.

Day two: The Sacred Valley

Head northeast along the train to reach Aguas Calientes, a small town at the base of Machu Picchu and which is filled with bars, restaurants, and markets.

Days three and four: Machu Picchu

Spend one last day of exploring historic sites, as well as enjoying the city’s culinary traditions.

Day five: Cusco

Head to the trendy Barranco neighbourhood, home to uber-chic cafes and chic bars in restored mansions, with all of this just a few steps away from the beach.

Days six and seven: Lima

The view from here is also legendary and a privilege only to those who reach the site from the Inca Trail.

Day eight: Machu Picchu

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