Always, always make time to talk to the locals. You will be greatly enriched by getting to know them, learning about their culture and their language. When possible, support them and buy their beautiful and unique crafts!
Make sure to add a free day in Lima and try the wonderful cuisine. From fusion to traditional, seafood to vegetarian, world class to casual and everywhere in between, the diversity of Lima’s food scene is impressive and equally yummy. The number of trendy restaurants in the city has exploded and today Lima is considered the gastronomic capital of Latin America.
Cusco city is generally warm during the day and cold at night. Bring sunblock and sunglasses for day tours, and don’t forget your warm clothes for the evenings. A thermal undershirt paired with a fleece, windproof jacket, and long pants are usually sufficient for Cusco’s 5C/40F nights.