7-Day Travel Itinerary to Peru

Updated: Apr 21, 2021

*Last Update: April 2021*

Here is what traveling 7 days around Peru can look like. This initial trip plan can be customized depending on your preferences and final travel dates.


DESTINATIONS: Lima - Cusco - Machu Picchu

This 7-day itinerary was created to ensure that you get to experience the highlights of Peru.


A bustling ocean-side metropolis, Lima is one of the oldest capitals in South America. In 1988, the Historical Center of Lima, was declared a World Heritage Site. The city is also known as the gastronomy capital of Peru! It is home to some of the best restaurants in the world and great local restaurants.


Cusco was one of the most important and beautiful cities in Latin America. Embark on a journey through time that will take you from the pre-Inca to the Inca Empire and immerse yourself in the various landscapes of the Andes mountains.

Altitude: 3,400 meters above sea level

Machu Picchu

Together with local guide who will give you a tour of Machu Picchu, the lost city and one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Ascend the stone steps, through the heavy tree cover, and be amazed as you finally emerge at the top of the Inca Empire! This fascinating tour will show us the mysteries, stories, and secrets behind this world wonder. Along the way we'll discover exclusive insight into the ruins that only an expert could tell you.

Day 1 - Arrival

Welcome to Peru!

  • Pick-up from the Jorge Chavez International Airport in private transportation

  • Transfer to hotel

  • Itinerary Briefing with Perú Social Travel Specialist

Overnight: Lima city

Day 2 - Lima

Explore the city like a local

  • Pick-up at the hotel by local guide

  • Visit the highlights of Lima

Overnight: Lima city

Points of Interest:

  • Larco Museum

  • Historical Center of Lima

  • Malecon Boardwalk

  • Art District of Barranco

Overnight: Lima city

Day 3 - Cusco

On this day, you fly to the Andes!

  • Pick-up from hotel in private transportation

  • Flight: Lima - Cusco

  • Pick-up from Alejandro Velasco International Airport in private transportation

  • Transfer to hotel

  • Welcome briefing with Cusco coordinator

  • Day of acclimatization

Overnight: Sacred Valley of the Incas

Day 4 - Lima

Visit to the archaeological sites of the Sacred Valley of the Incas with your own private local guide.

  • Pick-up at hotel

  • Visit to the Maras Salt Platforms

  • Visit to the Moray Archaeological Site

  • Visit to the Pisac ruins and market

  • Visit to the Ollantaytambo Fortress

  • Train to Aguas Calientes (town of Machu Picchu)

  • Pick-up at train station by hotel concierge

If you´re feeling adventurous, this tour can be done in 4x4 ATV.

Overnight: Aguas Calientes

Day 5 - Machu Picchu!

This is the day you've been waiting for!

  • Meet private guide in hotel

  • Tour of the citadel

  • Train back to Cusco

  • Pick-up at train station and transfer to hotel in private transportation

Overnight: Cusco city

Day 6 - Cusco

Take this day to relax, enjoy the view of the Andes. Experience the local Andean cuisine or even buy some artisanal souvenirs before taking your flight back to Lima.

Overnight: Lima

Day 7 - Lima

  • Pick-up from hotel in private transportation

  • Transfer to the Jorge Chavez International Airport

  • Departure flight


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