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Planning a trip to Cusco, Peru

21st Apr to 26th Apr, 2024Moderate Budget Flight
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Things to do in Cusco in April

Day 1 - Monday 22nd, Apr
Morning -

Arrive at Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport

Afternoon -

Check-in at the hotel and enjoy a leisurely lunch at Limo Restaurant for some delicious Peruvian cuisine.

Evening -

Explore the Plaza de Armas, the main square of Cusco, and visit the Cusco Cathedral. Enjoy a family dinner at Greens Organic for organic and healthy options.

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Day 2 - Tuesday 23rd, Apr
Morning -

Visit the iconic Sacsayhuaman archaeological site to explore the impressive Inca ruins.

Afternoon -

Head to the San Pedro Market for a cultural and culinary experience, and have a traditional Peruvian lunch at the market.

Evening -

Take a relaxing stroll to the Qorikancha, known as the Temple of the Sun, and admire the Inca stonework. Enjoy a family dinner at Cicciolina, offering a variety of international cuisines.

Day 3 - Wednesday 24th, Apr
Morning -

Catch an early morning train from Cusco to Aguas Calientes, the gateway to Machu Picchu.

Afternoon -

Explore the awe-inspiring Machu Picchu with a guided tour, and have a packed lunch at the site.

Evening -

Return to Cusco and relax with a family dinner at Morena Peruvian Kitchen for delicious Peruvian fusion cuisine.

Day 4 - Thursday 25th, Apr
Morning -

Visit the ChocoMuseo for a chocolate making workshop and enjoy some sweet treats.

Afternoon -

Explore the vibrant neighborhood of San Blas, known for its art galleries and handicraft shops. Have a family lunch at Pachapapa for traditional Andean cuisine.

Evening -

Immerse in the local culture with a visit to a traditional folkloric dinner show at Tunupa Cusco.

Day 5 - Friday 26th, Apr
Morning -

Enjoy a relaxing morning and visit the Qurikancha Museum to learn about Inca history and artifacts.

Afternoon -

Savor a delicious farewell lunch at Chicha por Gastón Acurio, offering modern Peruvian cuisine.

Evening -

Depart from the hotel and head to the Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport for your return flight to Delhi, India.

Weather in Cusco in Invalid date
Avg Temp10°C to 23°C
Chance of Rain30%

April is the beginning of the dry season in Cusco. Expect mostly sunny days with occasional rain showers. So we are suggesting you pack accordingly.

Travel eSims for Peru

*Travel eSims are a great way to stay connected while travelling. They are easy to set up online, no need to visit a store, and can be used in multiple countries. They are a data saver compared to international roaming and are compatible with most phones.

Things to Carry on your trip to Cusco

Clothing & Apparel

Moisture wicking clothing -

Base layer that pulls moisture away from the body, keeping you dry and comfortable in varying temperatures.

Warm hat -

To protect your head from the cold and wind.

Waterproof jacket -

For protection from rain and wind.

Comfortable walking shoes -

For exploring the city.

Sunglasses -

To protect your eyes from the sun.


Travel documents -

Passport, visa, and other necessary travel documents

Money -

Cash in local currency and credit/debit cards.

First aid kit -

Basic first-aid supplies for minor emergencies.

Travel towel -

Quick-drying and compact, for showering and swimming.

Small backpack -

For carrying essentials during the day.

Essentials & Must Haves

Toiletries -

Including toothbrush, toothpaste, deodorant, shampoo, conditioner, and soap.

Medications -

Any prescription medications and over-the-counter medications you regularly take.

Camera -

To capture memories.

Reusable water bottle -

To stay hydrated.

Universal travel adapter -

To charge electronics.

Good to have

Snacks -

Non-perishable snacks to keep you energized during activities.

Books or e-reader -

For entertainment during downtime.

Cashmere scarf -

For warmth and style.

Emergence Whistle -

For safety during hikes or outdoor activities.

Door stop -

For added security in hotel rooms.


Smartphone -

For communication, navigation, and entertainment.

Power bank -

To keep your devices charged on the go.

Headphones -

For listening to music or podcasts.

Travel router -

To create a Wi-Fi hotspot for multiple devices.

Action Camera(Optional) -

To capture immersive footage of activities like hiking or biking.

Good to Knows

Payment Options -

US Dollars and Peruvian Soles are widely accepted, as well as credit cards.

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