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"The Gringo Trail"

  • Machu Picchu

    (Peru)

    3 days

  • Taxi, bus

  • Cusco

    2 days

  • Fly, bus

  • Puno

    2 days

  • Bus

  • Arequipa

    2 days

  • Bus

  • Nazca

    2 days

  • Bus

  • Paracas

    2 days

  • Bus

  • Lima

    3 days

16 days

This itinerary brings you through Peru in South America. The focus is mainly on not so famous cities.
you can take a bath in Paracas. You can enjoy museums, theaters and galleries at
Lima and Arequipa. The climate is warm. These flight connection are taken during this itinerary: Nazca - Arequipa. During your travel you have to speak Spanish . And if you speak only english it could be an adventure. You can pay with Nuevo Sol everywhere.https://www.amazon.com/s?k=lonely+planet+peru: Lonely Planet
"Machu Picchu is breathtaking and has an incredible history!"runawayjuno.com
"Machu Picchu is one of the seven wonders of the modern world."outoftownblog.com
"Machu Picchu is one of the most important places to embrace "take nothing but photographs, leave nothing but footprints!"drinkteatravel.com
"Machu Picchu is more beautiful when it's surrounded by the mist of the mountains."laviwashere.com
"Machu Picchu is one of the most storied destinations in the world."wendyperrin.com
"Machu Picchu is one of the wonders of the world, but despite that, there is absolutely NO signage anywhere in the site."ouroyster.com
Historic
Culture
Nature
Hiking
Mountain
Activity
Outstanding+

Taxi, busTransfer

Duration: 4 hours 49 minutes

Costs: $98.00 - $114.00

"Cusco is the historic center of Peru and of the Incas and therefore a unique place to visit, full of history and culture."happinesstravelshere.com
"Cusco is a city with a wealth of history and splendor."stridetravel.com
"In Cusco you can visit the markets and do a walking tour."bunchofbackpackers.com
"Cusco is one of the most charming cities to simply watch pass you by."acouplefortheroad.com
"Cusco is a mixed of traditional culture and european as I can see in the pictures."timetravelturtle.com
"Cusco is one of the safest cities in the world because of its small-town feel and tourist-friendly environment."theblogabroad.com
Historic
Culture
Nature
Hiking
Mountain
Food
Activity
Lake
Very Touristic
Highlight

Fly, busTransfer

Duration: 3 hours 17 minutes

Costs: $68.00 - $223.00

"Puno is a melting pot of Aymara and Quechuan Indian culture."stridetravel.com
"Puno is located on the shores of Lake Titicaca, which you'll explore in the coming days."stridetravel.com
"Puno is the stop on Peru's Gringo Trail most lacking in hostel options."alexinwanderland.com
"Puno is typically an essential stop along Lake Titicaca, so make the most of it."travelsewhere.net
"Puno is a fairly major travel destination for this corner of Peru."travelsewhere.net
"Puno is the gateway to the Peruvian side of Lake Titicaca."probearoundtheglobe.com
Culture
Nature
Historic
Alternative
Lake
Food
Very Touristic
Coast
Mountain
Activity
Cheap
Great

BusTransfer

Duration: 6 hours 0 minute

Costs: $6.00 - $21.00

"Arequipa is a nice cozy place with stunning main square, laid-back vibe and great food."bucketlistly.blog
"Arequipa is a colonial city with many historic buildings."tammyandchrisonthemove.com
"Arequipa is a lot smaller and less crowded than Lima, with outstanding architecture and historical monuments."solitarywanderer.com
"Arequipa is surrounded by 3 volcanos creating stunning views as you explore the historical town."atravellersfootsteps.com
"Arequipa is also worth a visit to see it's attractive architecture made from the surrounding volcanic sillar rock."findingbeyond.com
"Arequipa is surrounded by tall mountains and massive volcanoes."alwayswanderlust.com
Historic
Culture
Nature
Hiking
Activity
Lake
Food
Very Touristic
Architecture
Nightlife
Alternative
Mountain
Highlight

BusTransfer

Duration: 9 hours 0 minute

Costs: $22.00 - $40.00

"Nazca is the site of some of the most famous drawings in the world."oneworld365.org
"Nazca is home to the tallest sand dune in the world."atravellersfootsteps.com
"Nazca is located between Lima (Lima in detail) and Arequipa, two popular destinations in Peru."atravellersfootsteps.com
"Nazca: Discover an Ancient Culture."emilyluxton.co.uk
"Nazca is a city on the Southern Coast of Peru, known best for the Nazca lines, a collection of enormous markings in the desert of Peru."atravellersfootsteps.com
Historic
Culture
Desert
Cheap
Lake
Activity
Coast
Very Touristic
Highlight

BusTransfer

Duration: 3 hours 28 minutes

Costs: $7.00 - $13.00

"Paracas is home to a national park and is one of the best place to break the long journey from Huacachina to Lima."exploringkiwis.com
"Paracas is situated at the Pacific Ocean and is famous for its morning boat trips to the Islas Ballestas a."probearoundtheglobe.com
"Paracas is a small settlement 20 minutes from the notorious Pan Americana Highway."probearoundtheglobe.com
"Paracas is a small beach town approximately four hours from Lima (plan Lima itineraries)."twoscotsabroad.com
"Paracas is a small town so there is not much choice when it comes to accommodation with under 10 hostels available in the area."twoscotsabroad.com
"Paracas is a funny little resort town just four hours south of Lima (plan Lima itineraries), but worlds away."alexinwanderland.com
Nature
Desert
Coast
Beach
National Park
Very Touristic
Great

BusTransfer

Duration: 4 hours 17 minutes

Costs: $10.00 - $21.00

"Lima is a dynamic mix of modern skyscrapers and colonial-era architecture."thelostbackpack.com
"Lima is famous for its food scene, Spanish history, and pre-colonial cities."wanderingwagars.com
"Lima is rich in history and even those with limited interest in yesteryear will find something of note in the Larco Museum."traveltorecovery.com
"Lima is amazing for food and David's tour really brought that home."thetravelbunny.com
"Lima is a sparkling city with a beach, plenty of shopping malls, fancy restaurants and also a great historic center."thatwanderlust.com
"Lima is one of the most historically rich capitals in the world."aworldtotravel.com
Capital
Culture
Historic
Alternative
Food
Art
Beach
Street Art
Coast
Architecture
Very Touristic
Cheap
Activity
Outstanding+