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Location: Miraflores

Day 1 - 15 Jun 2019

Café de la Paz

Miraflores, Café de la Paz

Content: Grab some huevos benedictos for breakfast at this little cafe in Parque Kennedy

Inkan Milky Way Free Walking Tour

Miraflores, Inkan Milky Way Free Walking Tour
Miraflores, Inkan Milky Way Free Walking Tour
Miraflores, Inkan Milky Way Free Walking Tour

Content: Join a free walking tour to explore Downtown Lima

Huaca Pucllana

Miraflores, Huaca Pucllana
Miraflores, Huaca Pucllana
Miraflores, Huaca Pucllana

Content: Visit Huaca Pucllana a pre-Inca temple. The ruins are only accessible with a tour guide, they are approximately €4 per person

Location: Miraflores

Day 2 - 16 Jun 2019

Peru Hop

Miraflores, Peru Hop

Content: We took the Peru Hop bus from Lima-Huacahina-Arequipa

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Day 2 - 16 Jun 2019

Islas Ballestas

, Islas Ballestas
, Islas Ballestas

Content: A beautiful stop at the Ballestas Islands. This is an additional 50 soles pp. This trip is totally worth it to see penguins, sea lions and some beautiful scenery

Location: Santiago de Surco

Day 2 - 16 Jun 2019

Huacachina

Santiago de Surco, Huacachina
Santiago de Surco, Huacachina
Santiago de Surco, Huacachina
Santiago de Surco, Huacachina

Content: Don’t miss this desert oasis during your trip to Peru. Enjoy a sand buggy experience or have a go at sand boarding. Top tip - walk to the dunes to enjoy the sunset and then dine at the Wild Olive If you want to party the night away head to the Wild Rover Hostel

Location: Ica

Day 3 - 17 Jun 2019

El Catador

Ica, El Catador

Content: When you leave Huacachina Peru Hop will take you to El Catador winery for a tour and tasting. This place is super exposed so make sure you have your sun cream at the ready

Location: Nazca Province

Day 3 - 17 Jun 2019

Nazca Lines

Nazca Province, Nazca Lines

Content: Get ready for a windy queue to climb the tall platform to catch a glimpse of the Nazca lines. I was a little underwhelmed but they are a must if you’re passing

Location: Arequipa

Day 4 - 18 Jun 2019

Arequipa

Arequipa, Arequipa

Content: Arrive in Arequipa after an overnight bus with Peru Hop. Arrange an early check in advance with your accommodation

Free Walking Tour Arequipa

Arequipa, Free Walking Tour Arequipa

Content: The perfect way to get a feel of this incredible city. Bring some cash to tip your tour guide

Location: Cercado De Arequipa

Day 4 - 18 Jun 2019

Las Gringas

Cercado De Arequipa, Las Gringas

Content: Grab lunch at this incredible restaurant in a cosy courtyard

Location: Arequipa

Day 4 - 18 Jun 2019

Puente bolognesi

Arequipa, Puente bolognesi

Content: After some alpaca wool shopping take a walk to the Puente Bolognesi Bridge and enjoy the views of the El Misti volcano

Plaza de Armas Arequipa

Arequipa, Plaza de Armas Arequipa

Content: Spend happy hour on the terrace of the Casa Andina hotel and enjoy these stunning views of the Basicila Cathedral de Arequipa

Location: Cercado De Arequipa

Day 4 - 18 Jun 2019

Zig Zag

Cercado De Arequipa, Zig Zag

Content: Do not miss this place! The food and service are absolutely incredible and I could not recommend this place enough. If you want to try Alpaca or Guinea pig, this is the place to do it

Location: Arequipa

Day 5 - 19 Jun 2019

Mundo Alpaca

Arequipa, Mundo Alpaca

Content: Alpaca world. Here you can pet and feed Alpacas and Llamas and learn how the wool is dyed with grains, plants and even insects! Pick yourself up an Alpaca jumper from Sol

Location: Cercado De Arequipa

Day 5 - 19 Jun 2019

Hatunpa

Cercado De Arequipa, Hatunpa

Content: Head to this restaurant for lunch and try Peru’s multi-coloured potatoes

Location: Yanahuara District

Day 5 - 19 Jun 2019

Yanahuara District

Yanahuara District, Yanahuara District

Content: Spend the afternoon exploring Yanahuara and soaking up the sunshine

Location: Arequipa

Day 5 - 19 Jun 2019

Santa Catalina Monastery

Arequipa, Santa Catalina Monastery

Content: The tour is 2 hours long and tickets start from £10.80 pp. Hire one of the information guides at the entrance to make the most of the experience. Visit 5pm-7:30pm Tuesday or Wednesday for a tour by candlelight

Kao Thai and Peruvian Cuisine

Arequipa, Kao Thai and Peruvian Cuisine

Content: Peru is famous for ‘Chifa’ which is Asian-fusion cuisine and it is delicious. Here we discovered satay noodles and now we make this dish almost every week. You should be able to walk in for a table but may wish to book to avoid disappointment

Location: Arequipa

Day 6 - 20 Jun 2019

Peruvian Cooking Experience

Arequipa, Peruvian Cooking Experience
Arequipa, Peruvian Cooking Experience

Content: A wonderful experience at the Casa de Avila hotel to learn how to cook like a Peruvian

Katari Hotel At Plaza De Armas

Arequipa, Katari Hotel At Plaza De Armas
Arequipa, Katari Hotel At Plaza De Armas
Arequipa, Katari Hotel At Plaza De Armas

Content: Soak in the sunset and the incredible views on the rooftop of the Katari Hotel

Chachani

Arequipa, Chachani

Content: Fancy a challenge? Climb the highest stratovolvano in Southern Peru at 6,075m above sea level. You can embark on a 1 /2 day trek

Location: Chivay

Day 6 - 20 Jun 2019

Colca Canyon

Chivay, Colca Canyon

Content: Join an excursion to visit the Colca Canyon. You can book through Peru Hop or there are numerous excursion providers in the centre of Arequipa. There 1-3 day trips to choose from both from hiking lovers and haters

Location: Cusco

Day 7 - 21 Jun 2019

La Rabona

Cusco, La Rabona

Content: Arrive in Cusco and enjoy breakfast at La Rabona. This tiny cafe only has 3 tables so you may need to wait but it is worth it of

Inkan Milky Way Cusco, Free Walking Tour

Cusco, Inkan Milky Way Cusco, Free Walking Tour

Content: Join a free walking tour and explore Cusco learning about the main attractions and the history of the ‘belly button of the world’

Mirador desde el Cristo Blanco

Cusco, Mirador desde el Cristo Blanco

Content: Take a walk up to see the Cristo Blanco and Sacsayhuaman. Cristo Blanco is free but you do need to pay to see Sacsayhuaman

Hanz craft beer & restaurant

Cusco, Hanz craft beer & restaurant

Content: A great place for burgers and beers and with a great view of the main square in Cusco. This is perfect especially if there is a festival on

Location: Quispicanchi Province

Day 8 - 22 Jun 2019

Vinicunca

Quispicanchi Province, Vinicunca
Quispicanchi Province, Vinicunca

Content: Rainbow Mountain is a must when in Cusco but it is not for the faint hearted. It’s a 3am start and although the hike isn’t the toughest, the altitude really takes it’s toll. Make sure you have properly acclimatised in Cusco before taking this excursion

Location: Cusco

Day 8 - 22 Jun 2019

Pachapapa

Cusco, Pachapapa

Content: This lovely restaurant is in the San Blas trendy part of town. You can sit in the Courtyard and enjoy some traditional Peruvian food. We had Alpaca bad Lomo Saltado which is fried beef with rice and fries

Location: Cusco

Day 9 - 23 Jun 2019

San Pedro Market

Cusco, San Pedro Market

Content: Explore San Pedro market and the local produce of Cusco

Three Monkeys Coffee Cusco

Cusco, Three Monkeys Coffee Cusco

Content: Grab lunch at Monkey Coffee. Great beer, great sandwiches and some trendy clothing you can purchase too

Museo Casa Concha

Cusco, Museo Casa Concha

Content: Visit the Machu Picchu museum and learn all about the history

Location: Nuevo Mundo

Day 9 - 23 Jun 2019

Nuevo Mundo

Nuevo Mundo, Nuevo Mundo

Content: Enjoy a drink at Nuevo Mundo and then dinner at La Bodega

Location: Aguas Calientes

Day 10 - 24 Jun 2019

INCA TRAIL

Aguas Calientes, INCA TRAIL
Aguas Calientes, INCA TRAIL
Aguas Calientes, INCA TRAIL

Content: Day 1 of the Inca Trail will ease you into the trek. With around 5-6 hours of hiking this is a great way to start

Location: Aguas Calientes

Day 11 - 25 Jun 2019

INCA TRAIL

Aguas Calientes, INCA TRAIL
Aguas Calientes, INCA TRAIL
Aguas Calientes, INCA TRAIL

Content: Day 2 is the most strenuous day as you make your way up to ‘dead women’s pass’. The morning walk is around 5-6 hours and the afternoon around 4-5 hours. The toughest part is after lunch as you climb up to the pass at 4215m

Location: Aguas Calientes

Day 12 - 26 Jun 2019

INCA TRAIL

Aguas Calientes, INCA TRAIL
Aguas Calientes, INCA TRAIL

Content: Day 3 is the longest day in terms of distance covered but a lot more manageable with less big hills to climb

Location: Cusco

Day 13 - 27 Jun 2019

Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

Cusco, Inca Trail to Machu Picchu
Cusco, Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

Content: Day 4 is an early start to reach the sun gate where you catch your first view of Machu Picchu. Congratulations you made it!

Location: Cusco

Day 14 - 28 Jun 2019

JC's Cafe

Cusco, JC's Cafe

Content: Enjoy breakfast here. I recommend Huevos Rancheros. If you’re looking for a sweet treat there’s cabinets with cakes galore km

Location: Santa Anita

Day 14 - 28 Jun 2019

Koricancha

Santa Anita, Koricancha

Content: Visit the most important temple in the Inca Empire

Location: Cusco

Day 14 - 28 Jun 2019

LIMBUS RESTOBAR

Cusco, LIMBUS RESTOBAR

Content: Have a drink and enjoy the view at this rooftop bar

Cicciolina

Cusco, Cicciolina

Content: Enjoy some tapas at this beautiful restaurant

Location: Barranco

Day 15 - 29 Jun 2019

Barranco

Barranco, Barranco

Content: Arrive in Barranco and explore

LA73

Barranco, LA73

Content: Enjoy dinner at this delicious restaurant and make sure you finish with the Churros

Ayahuasca

Barranco, Ayahuasca

Content: This place is a must in Barranco. A swanky bar selling delicious cocktails. Not to be missed

Location: Barranco

Day 16 - 30 Jun 2019

La Bodega Verde

Barranco, La Bodega Verde

Content: Grab breakfast. I’d recommend the deconstructed avocado and chicken sandwich

Bridge of Sighs

Barranco, Bridge of Sighs
Barranco, Bridge of Sighs

Content: Spend the day exploring Barranco: visit the Bridge of Sighs, colourful houses, Frederick Villarreal Park and walk to the Pacific Ocean

Barranco Beer Company

Barranco, Barranco Beer Company

Content: Grab a beer at the Barranco beer company and some food before the flight home