Peru Packing List for a 6 Day Trip
My packing list for our trip to Cusco and Machu Picchu. I did not bring that hat with me though, LOL...
I always create lists to help pack for trips (I put them in Notes in my iPhone so I can add things as I think of them), so I figured I'd share in case it's helpful to someone else. Here's a list of what I brought to Peru, all in my carry-on and a small backpack (personal item).
I always group them between three categories: 1) what I plan to wear on the plane (which is important because it usually has to be comfy enough to sleep in but also often includes my bulkiest items, like hiking boots or warm weather jackets); 2) what I will pack in my suitcase; and 3) what I will put in my purse or backpack (personal item).
This particular trip consisted of a lot of hiking--in relatively cold weather at times--so that's why you'll see a lot of activewear and cold weather clothing.
So without further ado, here is what I packed for our 6 day trip to Peru, leaving nothing out.
Lack of Color Hat
Patagonia Rain shell
Green Athleta base layer
Green Alo moto leggings
Light grey lululemon t-shirt
Grey thick socks (#2)
Peat Athleta base layer
Tan Alo yoga pants
Tan warm socks
2nd pair of hiking boots - this ended up being really important because it rained several times and it was nice to have dry boots to change into
2nd pair of jeans
Small LV crossbody bag
Apple Watch charger
Power bank charger
Covid tests! - at the time we went, the US was still requiring a negative Covid test to get back into the country. I have found that the best way to go about this is to bring at-home (but virtually monitored) Covid tests so that you can do them in the comfort of your hotel room rather than have to go to a testing clinic.
Travel Toiletry Kit - I have a toiletry kit just for travel with ALL my everyday essentials, ready to go whenever I need it.
Smaller toiletry kit bag for MP
Travel Makeup bag - similarly, I have a separate travel makeup bag with all my everyday makeup items in either travel or sample size.
Altitude sickness pills
iPad (in outer pocket) - I have the Monos with the easily accessible outer pocket, so I put my iPad in here
Mosquito spray (2.5 oz so you can bring in carry-on)
Extra batteries for Sony
Cross-body Celine bag
Tank tops (x3)
Bag: Small Hiking Backpack
Camera bag inside the backpack
Drone??? Small one maybe? - I ended up not bringing either of my drones, but I really wish I did. Even though they are prohibited at Machu Picchu (which is why I chose to leave them), I could have gotten some really beautiful shots in the Sacred Valley
VACCINE CARD - though I found out that a photo will suffice.
Printed email for train bags
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