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« Nine days in Peru

 

Here’s a complete breakdown of costs per person for all the nine days of our trip to Peru.

Where: Lima, Paracas, Huacachina, Nazca lines, Cusco, Sacred Valley (Pisac, Urubamba, Ollantaytambo), Machu Picchu, Arequipa
Transport: Airlines, Car, Train, Bus
When: July 2016, for nine days
Who: Three backpackers
Currency: Peru Nuevo Sol (PEN)

Note: All values in USD, unless otherwise mentioned, are approximate and based on the exchange rate at the time of publishing. Each cost is for one adult. The exchange rate at the time of visiting is assumed to be USD 1 = PEN 3.30.

Accommodation

City Accommodation Cost/night Notes
Lima Hotel Miraflores Lodge $158.40 Two nights. Triple bed. Ensuite bathroom.
Huacachina El Huacachinero $90 One night. Triple bed. Ensuite bathroom.
Cusco El Huacachinero $90 One night. Two rooms, each double bed. Ensuite bathroom.
Aguas Calientes Varayoc Bed & Breakfast $106.20 Two nights. Triple bed. Ensuite bathroom.
Arequipa Casona Terrace Hotel $140 Two nights. Triple bed. Ensuite bathroom.
Lima Hotel Continental Lima $78.30 One night. Triple bed. Ensuite bathroom.

 

Flights

From-to Airline Cost Notes
LAX-PTY-LIM Copa Airlines $524.40 Return flight. Economy. CM362 (LAX-PTY), CM761 (PTY-LIM), CM338 (LIM-PTY), CM360 (PTY-LAX)
CUZ-AQP Lan Airlines $154.15 One-way flight. Economy. LA2091 (CUZ-AQP)
AQP-LIM LC Peru $75 One-way flight. Economy. W42144 (AQP-LIM)

 

Planning & Information

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What Cost Notes
International Flight $524.40 LAX-PTY-LIM. Return flight on Copa Airlines.
Domestic Flights $229.15 See the list and costs here.
Accommodation for all days $220.97 See the list and costs here.
Tourist Visa $30 Multi-entry, one year tourist visa.
Total Costs $554 Per person
Overall Costs $1,004.52 Per person

 

Day 1 – Lima

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What Cost Notes
Claro SIM card $50 Data only. For 10 days.
Taxi from Lima airport to hotel $25 Pre-paid taxi arranged by hotel. One way, one person.
Drinks at Tanta (Larcomar mall) $6.06 PEN 20.
Lunch at El Vegetariano Sayel $7.57 BRL 25. Including food and water.
Massage at Miraflores $15.15 PEN 50.
Dessert at Fresi Crema $1.97 BRL 6.50.
Snacks & water $5.45 PEN 18.
Total Costs $111.20 Per person
Overall Costs $1,115.72 Per person

 

Day 2 – Paracas, Huacachina

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What Cost Notes
Peru Hop bus $159 “Get to Cusco Quick” for a 3-day trip from Lima to Cusco
Ballestas Island Tour $15.15 PEN 50. One person.
Coffee at Paracas $3.03 PEN 10.
Lunch at Desert Nights restaurant $9.09 PEN 30. Including food and water.
Desert ticket $1.09 PEN 3.60 per person.
Dune Buggy tour $18 Per person, payable in advance.
Snacks & water $5.45 PEN 18.
Dinner BBQ at Casa de Arena $10.60 PEN 35. One person, includes meal, unlimited drinks.
Total Costs $221.41 Per person
Overall Costs $1,337.13 Per person

 

Day 3 – Huacachina to Arequipa, via Nazca Lines

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What Cost Notes
Lunch at Desert Nights restaurant, Huacachina $9.09 PEN 30. Including food and water.
Dinner $9.09 PEN 30 for dinner.
Snacks & water $13.63 PEN 45.
Toilets $1.51 PEN 5. Costs PEN 1 per use, per person.
Total Costs $33.12 Per person
Overall Costs $1,402.06 Per person

 

Day 4 – Arequipa to Cusco

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What Cost Notes
Lunch at Pucara $9.09 PEN 30. Including food and water.
Dinner at Green Point (Cusco) $14.24 PEN 47 for dinner.
Snacks & water $13.63 PEN 45.
Total Costs $36.96 Per person
Overall Costs $1,439.02 Per person

 

Day 5 – Sacred Valley, Aguas Calientes

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What Cost Notes
Sacred Valley tour $24.24 PEN 80. Including lunch, transportation.
Sacred Valley entrance fees $21.21 PEN 70 for Circuit 3 (see above).
Snacks & water $13.63 PEN 45.
Coffee at Ollantaytambo $2.42 PEN 8.
Drinks at Urubamba lunch $3.03 PEN 10.
Dinner at Aguas Calientes $7.27 PEN 24.
Total Costs $71.80 Per person
Overall Costs $1,579.59 Per person

 

Day 6 – Machu Pichhu, Aguas Calientes

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What Cost Notes
Machu Pichhu Entrance $40 One-day entrance fees to Machu Pichhu only.
Train tickets $138 Ollantaytambo-Aguas Calientes return, includes snacks at Belmond Sanctuary Lodge.
Bus tickets $24 Aguas Calientes to Machu Pichhu return.
Snacks & water $15.15 PEN 50.
Coffee at Aguas Calientes $2.42 PEN 8.
Dinner at Quinua Restaurant $21.21 PEN 70.
Laundry at hotel $4.85 PEN 16.
Total Costs $245.63 Per person
Overall Costs $1,825.22 Per person

 

Day 7 – Cusco, Arequipa

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What Cost Notes
Taxi from Ollantaytambo to Cusco $5.05 PEN 50. One-way for 3 persons. PEN 16.66 per person.
Snacks & water $9.09 PEN 30.
Lunch at Cusco Airport $5.45 PEN 18.
Dinner at Hatunpa Restaurant $8.58 PEN 28.
Total Costs $28.17 Per person
Overall Costs $1,853.39 Per person

 

Day 8 – Arequipa

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What Cost Notes
Tip to FWT guide $5.05 PEN 50 for 3 persons. Price mentioned per person.
Snacks & water $9.09 PEN 30.
Lunch at Mercado San Camilo $2.12 PEN 7.
Fruits at Mercado San Camilo $3.33 PEN 11.
Street-side food $1.51 PEN 5.
Drinks before diner $3.63 PEN 12 for a bottle of beer.
Dinner at El Buda Profano Restaurant $10 PEN 33.
Total Costs $25.64 Per person
Overall Costs $1,879.03 Per person

 

Day 9 – Arequipa to Lima

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What Cost Notes
Taxi from Arequipa hotel to airport $9.09 Flat rate of PEN 30.
Taxi from Lima airport to hotel $20 Flat rate of $20 by hotel.
Snacks & water $6.06 PEN 20.
Dinner in Lima $5.45 PEN 15.
Taxi from hotel to Lima airport $20 Flat rate of $20 by hotel.
Total Costs $60.60 Per person
Overall Costs $1,939.63 Per person

 

Miscellaneous

What Cost Notes
Souvenirs & things missed $50 Additional costs.
Overall Costs $1,989.63 Per person

 

 
 
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« Nine days in Peru


NINE DAYS IN PERU

 

 
Planning
Planning & Information
Visa, tips, details of planning.

 
Day 1
Lima
Arriving in Peru and sights of Miraflores neighborhood.

 
Day 2
Paracas, Huacachina
Sights of Ballestas Island & Thrills in Huacachina.

 
Day 3
Huacachina to Arequipa, via Nazca Lines
Bus from Huacachina to Arequipa stopping at Nazca Lines.

 
Day 4
Arequipa to Cusco
Bus from Arequipa to Cusco stopping at Juliaca.

 
Day 5
Sacred Valley, Aguas Calientes
Pisac, Urubamba, Ollantaytambo, ending in Aguas Calientes.

 
Day 6
Machu Pichhu, Aguas Calientes
Visiting the wonder of the world & return to Aguas Calientes.

 
Day 7
Cusco, Arequipa
Return to Cusco & flying to Arequipa.

 
Day 8
Arequipa
A culinary day spent in southern city.

 
Day 9
Arequipa to Lima
Flying to Lima & visiting Lima downtown.

Expenses
How much did it cost?
List of all the expenses.
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