2 Weeks in Peru: Our Recommendations

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With 2 weeks in Peru, it is possible to enjoy some of the finest destinations in all of South America at a leisurely pace. What could be better than wandering the lively streets of Cusco, sailing across Lake Titicaca and exploring Machu Picchu? Add a bit of nature to your Peru 2-week itinerary with a trip to the Colca Canyon and the cloud forests of Chachapoyas. Or wander among the jagged, weathered cliff of Paracas National Reserve. For the venturesome, there is a trip to Huascaran National Park, located high in the Andes, while food lovers will find themselves at home in Lima.

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14 days in Peru: Adventure in Peru

Colca Canyon in Peru is the seond deepest canyon in the world.
Twice as deep as the Grand Canyon in the USA, Colca Canyon is the second deepest canyon in the world.
Llama in front of Machu Picchu near Cusco Peru
Llama posing in front of Machu Picchu.
Day 1 Arrive in Lima
Day 2 Discover the wonders of Lima
Day 3  See seals and birdlife on the Ballestas Islands
Day 4 Enjoy a free day in Huacachina
Day 5 Fly above the Nazca Lines on an optional flight
Day 6  Admire Arequipa’s Spanish-era structures on a free day in the city
Day 7 Enjoy the phenomenal landscapes of Colca Canyon
Day 8 Search for Andean condors, travel to Puno
Day 9 See Lake Titicaca, stay on Amantani Island
Day 10 Leave your local host and travel back to Puno
Day 11 Catch the bus to Cusco
Day 12 Tour the Sacred Valley of the Incas
Day 13 Wander among the ruins of Machu Picchu
Day 14 Bid farewell to Peru

Absorb the country’s most celebrated destinations without feeling rushed during this two-week Peru tour. Start out by taking in the atmospheric streets of Lima and visit the rich-in-wildlife Ballestas Islands, home to Humboldt penguins and sea lions. Continue to Huacachina Lagoon and see the extraordinary Nazca Lines during an optional flight. Then soak up the phenomenal landscape of the Colca Canyon and take the trail that leads through the Sacred Valley to Machu Picchu.

2 Weeks in Peru: Cusco to Huaraz Trek

Salkantay Trek in Peru allow you glimpses of Machu Pichhu.
A tiny glimpse of Macha Pichhu as seen during Salkantay trek.
Machu Picchu in the Andes Mountains is one of the most visited destination
An aerial view of the Inca ruins in Machu Picchu.
Day 1 Arrive in Lima
Day 2 Head out to explore Cusco’s Inca heritage
Day 3 Take in the villages of Sacred Valley
Day 4 Stretch your legs with the walk to Soyroqocha Lagoon
Day 5 Traverse the incredible Salkantay Pass
Day 6 Follow the trail to Aguas Calientes
Day 7  Marvel at the treasures of Machu Picchu
Day 8  Travel to Lima and catch the bus to Huaraz
Day 9  Relax with a free day in Huaraz
Day 10 Discover the ancient traditions of Llamac
Day 11 Trek to Jahuacocha Lagoon
Day 12 Cross the Sambuya Pass
Day 13 Pass through charming villages en route to Pocpa
Day 14 Depart from Peru

This two-week Peru tour combines some of the most important cultural sights of the country with its fabled trekking routes and incredible natural landmarks. Along the way, you also get the chance to discover local cultures and traditions. Machu Picchu, one of the wonders of the world, is on the itinerary, but so are plenty of quaint villages and deserted ruins in the Sacred Valley. Grab this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to explore Peru and experience the country like never before.

If a trip to Peru is of interest to you but don’t have 2 weeks, you will find our guide on how many days to spend in Peru helpful. Want a personalized itinerary for 2 weeks in Peru? Get in touch with our travel expert in Peru. You can also make your pick from our list of 14-day Peru tours.

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