Best Time to Visit Peru
A trip to Peru will allow you to uncover the nation's captivating history, visit remnants of the ancient Inca Empire, and fall in love with Peru's natural beauty, from sparkling coastlines to lush jungles.
The best time to visit Peru depends on the region or regions you plan to visit. The coastal climate of cities like Lima and Paracas varies significantly from the Andean region in cities like Cusco.
The best time to visit Lima is between December and April. During this time, temperatures range from the mid-70s to low 80s Fahrenheit. The air is dry, allowing for optimal sightseeing opportunities.
The best time to visit Cusco and Machu Picchu is from June to mid-September. Temperatures are a bit cool and range from the mid to high-60s Fahrenheit. More importantly, this is considered the dry season in the Andean region. When possible, tourists should avoid traveling during the rainy season (November through March) because inclement weather may adversely affect transportation and sightseeing opportunities.