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Discover Peru & Bolivia

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14 days / 12 nights
Availability : July - November 2019; March - April 2020
London
Lima

Tour Details

Considered one of South America most exciting and varied nations, Peru offers bottomless wealth of possibilities. It is a country full of color, with a mixture of cultures in which history and modernity coexist in total harmony, evident in its architecture, cuisine and arts, but most important, in the people who keep their traditions alive. You will be visiting the capital of Peru, Lima, then you will proceed to Cusco, Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu, where you will find about the long lost civilisations. Sometimes referred to as the Tibet of the Americas, Bolivia is one of the most “remote” countries in the western hemisphere. You will experience one of the most impressive location on Earth, the salt flat of Uyuni. Also, will find out about the one of the oldest civilizations in the Americas at Tiwanaku archaeological complex and you will explore the Titicaca Lake on both sides: peruvian & bolivian.

Departure & Return Location

London

Price Includes

  • International flight tickets: London - Amsterdam -Lima; Lima - Amsterdam - London
  • Domestic flight tickets: Lima - Cusco; Cusco - La Paz; La Paz - Uyuni - La Paz; Juliaca - Lima
  • Airport fees for domestic and international flights
  • 12 nights accommodation at the mentioned hotels, in the specified type of rooms
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
  • All the transfers and tours as described above
  • Transportation in sharing basis
  • Entrance fees
  • English speaking local guide for the included tours and visits
  • Travel tips
  • Medical & Travel insurance
  • Service fees
  • 24/7 emergency phone number

Price Excludes

  • Excess baggage charge
  • Tips for local guides and drivers
  • Early check-in, late check-out
  • Optional tours
  • Non-included meals (lunch and dinner do not include drinks)
  • Personal expenses (minibar items, phone, internet, safe lock, cleaning services, babysitting, etc.)

Top Attractions

Cusco

Machu Picchu

Sacred Valley

Uyuni

Moon Valley

Sun Island

Titicaca Lake

Off the Beaten Track Experience

Visit to the largest salt flat on Earth

Overnight in a salt hotel

Visit to Tahua village

Itinerary

Day 1Arrival Lima

Transfer airport – hotel in Lima (PVT)
Upon arrival into Lima International Airport, you will be met by our representative and private driver and will be transferred to the selected hotel. Our representative will assist you with check-in procedures and provide you with a detailed itinerary, vouchers covering all the services included in your tour and additional information on the organization of your Peru trip. You will also receive a contact information sheet with all the hotel details as well as our offices contact information for each city and a 24-hour emergency number.

Day 2Lima - Cusco

Breakfast
Enjoy breakfast at hotel’s restaurant.

Transfer hotel – airport in Lima (PVT)
At the appropriate time, transfer to the Lima airport to board your flight to the city of Cusco.

Flight Lima – Cusco

Transfer airport – hotel in Cusco (PVT)
Upon your arrival to Cusco’s airport you will be met by our transferman who will assist you with your luggage and drive you to the hotel for your check-in.

City tour in Cusco (PVT)
This afternoon you will go on a private escorted sightseeing tour of the city of Cusco, archaeological capital of South America. Cusco also has the finest examples of Inca history and architecture. A visit of the city’s most important historical monuments, Plaza de Armas, the Cathedral, the Koricancha Temple, and a visit to the surrounding ruins of the Kenko Amphitheater, Tambomachay, Puca Pucara, and Sacsayhuaman Fortress.

Day 3Cusco - Sacred Valley

Breakfast
Enjoy breakfast at hotel’s restaurant.

Transfer Cusco – Sacred Valley – Cusco (PVT)
Full day excursion to Sacred Valley of the Incas. En route towards the Urubamba Valley, visit Awanacancha, an Andean textile center whose principal objective is to maintain the wealth of Incan textile art alive. Here you we will learn about the dyeing techniques and instruments used for hundreds of years in the weaving of these famous textiles.

Visit to Pisac ruins
Following this, visit the Pisac archeological complex, formed by a collection of remains of Incan dwellings, temples, and terracing, all of which combine perfectly with the majestic landscape of the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Continue on to the Pisac Markets where you will have the chance to interact with the local folk and even barter with the merchants.

Lunch
Lunch will be served at a local restaurant.

Visit to Ollantaytambo
After having lunch at a local countryside restaurant, end the day with a visit to the Incan fortress and citadel of Ollantaytambo. This fortress was constructed in order to guard the entrance to this part of the valley and protect it from possible invasions of tribes from the jungle lowlands, and was later the scene of Incan resistance in 1537, when Manco Inca’s forces faced Hernando Pizarro’s troops.

Day 4Sacred Valley - Machu Picchu - Cusco

Breakfast
Enjoy breakfast at hotel’s restaurant.

Train Ollantaytambo – Aguas Calientes (SIC)
You will board for a dramatic train ride to Machu Picchu, the great mountain-top city abandoned by the Inca Empire.

Visit to Machu Picchu
The legendary ‘Lost City of Machu Picchu’ is without a doubt the one of the world’s most impressive archaeological sites. Built by the Incas on the summit of “Machu Picchu” (Old Peak), overlooking the deep canyon of the Urubamba river in a semi-tropical area 120 Km. (75 miles) from the city of Cuzco at 7,000 feet above sea level. It sits on a mountain site of extraordinary beauty, in the middle of a tropical mountain cloud forest; Machu Picchu was probably the most amazing urban creation of the Inca Empire at its height, with its giant walls, terraces and ramps, which appear as though they have been cut naturally in the continuous rock escarpments. Machu Picchu is also one of the Inca’s best kept secrets, since they did not left written records and Spanish chronicles make no mention of the citadel, it remains a mystery.

Lunch
Lunch will be served in a local restaurant.

Train Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu
After lunch you wil be travelling back in Cusco by train.

Day 5Cusco - La Paz

Breakfast
Enjoy breakfast at hotel’s restaurant.

Transfer hotel – airport in Cusco (PVT)
Early this morning our representative will escort you to Cusco airport to board your flight to La Paz

Flight Cusco – La Paz

Transfer airport – hotel in La Paz (PVT)
Upon your arrival to La Paz’s airport you will be met by our transferman who will assist you with your luggage and drive you to the hotel for your check-in.

Lunch
Lunch included in a local restaurant.

Half day City tour & Moon Valley
The City of La Paz and its surroundings can transport you to a mysterious past where any corner, any street, is a hidden treasure where adventure begins; a living history which treasures the pre-Hispanic times with all their traditions and magic rites on its streets. The indigenous, colonial and modern areas, Indian Market, Witch Doctor’s Market & breathtaking panoramas are all framed by the majestic “Illimani” mountain. After the city tour you will visit the Moon Valley, a clay formation resembling the face of the Moon.

Day 6La Paz - Uyuni - Colchani

Breakfast
Enjoy breakfast at hotel’s restaurant.

Transfer hotel – airport La Paz (PVT)
Early this morning our representative will escort you to La Paz airport to board your flight to Uyuni.

Flight La Paz – Uyuni

Full Day Salt Flats and Fish Island
The largest salt flat on Earth, located on the Bolivian Andean Altiplano with 12.000 square Kms; the Bolivian Andes offer stunning sceneries which can be hardly matched. It has to be -a once in your life time journey-. The noise of silence makes the heart beat faster and the surreal pentagons of crystalline salt, the pure sky, the cacti and the flamingos, will certainly make you feel that there is not place like this in the whole world. At a distance this island has the shape of a fish. Its historical name is Inkahuasi. It is located at the center of the Uyuni salt pan. Nature has bestowed a singular type of flora on this place. The surface rocks contain fossils of marine algae. This is the largest island in the group that forms an isolated oasis-type ecosystem within the salt pan; the landscape against the background of the salt pans that extend to the horizon makes it an ideal place for photography fans.

Lunch
Lunch will be served at a local restaurant.

Transfer to Colchani
After the visit you will be transferred to your hotel in Colchani. You will have the opportunity to stay in a salt hotel.

Dinner
Dinner will be served at the hotel.

Day 7Colchani - Tahua - Colchani

Breakfast
Enjoy breakfast at hotel’s restaurant.

Full day excursion to Tahua village
After breakfast, enjoy an excursion to the small village of Tahua, at the foot of Thunupa Volcano. Stroll through the village and hike to the cave of the Coquesa Mummies.

Lunch
Lunch will be served in a local restaurant.

Dinner
Dinner will be served at hotel’s restaurant.

Day 8Uyuni - La Paz

Breakfast
Enjoy breakfast at hotel’s restaurant.

Transfer hotel – airport in La Paz (PVT)
Today you will be transferred to the airport for flight to La Paz.

Flight Uyuni – La Paz

Half day visit to Tiwanaku archaeological complex (PVT)
Tiwanaku culture, the magnificent ruins of Bolivia and one of the oldest civilizations in the Americas; the Sun Gate, the Temple of Kalasasaya and the Pyramid of Akapana are the sample of a glorious past. Tiwanaku culture was an agrarian based economy with an estimated population of 115.000 inhabitants. The state controlled agriculture produced the surplus wealth to support the urban centre and administrative system. They were outstanding in agriculture, hydraulic, architecture & medicine, as well as in social organization. Due to an economic crisis caused by a long dry season, Tiwanaku collapsed around 1.000 AD.

Lunch
Box lunch is included.

Day 9La Paz - Sun Island

Breakfast
Enjoy breakfast at hotel’s restaurant.

Transfer La Paz – Huatajata – Sun Island (PVT)
Overland journey from your hotel in La Paz to Huatajata, located at the shores of Lake Titicaca.

Visit to Sun Island (PVT)
On arrival in Huatajata, visit the Andean Roots Eco Village: The Altiplano Museum; Handicrafts village, the Mud Igloos and the mortuary towers of the Urus Chipayas. Meet the Limachi family, builders of the RA II and Tigris for epic expeditions across the Atlantic Ocean. Enjoy our elegant vicuñas, llamas, alpacas and the mythical Suri.
Hydrofoil cruise to Moon Island, visit the Sun Virgins Temple “Iñak Uyu”. Continue to Sun Island, to visit the Pilcocaina Sun Temple.

Lunch & dinner
Lunch & dinner in a local restaurant.

Day 10Sun Island - Copacabana - Puno

Breakfast
Enjoy breakfast at hotel’s restaurant.

Transfer Sun Island – Copacabana – Puno (PVT)
The morning is at leisure. Around noon you will visit the Inca “Grand Stairs” and the Sacred Fountain; taste the water believed to give eternal youth and happiness. Then you will visit the small handicraft market. Hydrofoil cruise to Copacabana. Once in Copacabana, visit to the shrine and the Dark Indian Virgin”. Overland journey to your hotel in Puno.

Lunch
Lunch at the Uma Kollu archaeological Restaurant.

Day 11Puno - Lake Titicaca - Puno

Breakfast
Enjoy breakfast at hotel’s restaurant.

Full day tour Uros & Taquile Islands (PVT)
Early in the morning, you will have an unforgettable motorboat excursion on the waters of Lake Titicaca to the unique “Floating Islands” of the Uros. These ancient inhabitants of the Lake, known as the Water Tribe, have built their own “Islands” by periodically adding new layers of a type of reed unique to the area called “Totora” (Scirpus totora), vegetable fiber of the Papyrus family. We continue our motorboat trip to Taquile Island, inhabited by Quechua-speaking natives who have developed efficient and unique social systems, as well as fine hand weaving techniques, passed down through the generations.
In Taquile you will walk through the various hills and archaeological sites of this 6-km long Island. After this tour you will return to Puno for overnight.

Lunch
Upon arrival in Taquile Island you will have lunch.

Day 12Puno - Lima

Breakfast
Enjoy breakfast at hotel’s restaurant.

Transfer hotel – airport in Juliaca (PVT)
Today you will be transfered to Juliaca Airport to board your flight back to Lima. On the way to the Airport, we will visit the famous Chullpas of Sillustani: stone cylinder burial chambers used by the Aymaras to bury their important leaders.

Flight Juliaca – Lima

Transfer airport – hotel in Lima (PVT)
Upon arrival in Lima you will be transferred to the hotel.

Day 13Departure Lima

Breakfast
Enjoy breakfast at hotel’s restaurant.

Half day private tour Colonial & Modern Lima (PVT)
Enjoy a half day guided sightseeing tour to the most attractive and important sites in Lima, the “City of Kings”. The tour includes Lima’s Historical Center, passing by Plaza San Martin, Plaza Mayor, the Government Palace, the City Hall, the Cathedral and its Religious Art Museum. Finally visit the residential Districts of San Isidro and Miraflores, passing by the Huaca Pucllana, a Ceremonial and Administrative Centre of the Lima Culture built in the II Century A.C. that the Incas considered as “Ñaupallaqta” or Sacred Town. Also, visit El Olivar Park with olive trees brought from Spain in the XVth Century, the Central Park of Miraflores and Larcomar, a symbol of modern Lima and a tourist and entertainment centre as well as a privileged site to enjoy an amazing view of the Pacific Ocean.

Visit to Larco Hererra Museum
The visit continues with a stop at Larco Herrera Museum, for an excellent overview of Peru’s ancient past as it holds the best private collection of pre-Columbian art in the country. You will have the chance to tour through this old Hacienda House in the Pueblo Libre district, which was built upon a pre-Incan sacred site (huaca), housing the private collection of a great Peruvian scholar: Don Rafael Larco Hoyle. The museum chronologically exhibits hundreds of ceramic, textile, metal and precious stone pieces and also inside you will find the vault which safeguards precious pieces of gold and silver with semiprecious stones. Another attraction of the museum and of great interest to visitors is the exhibition of erotic pre-Colombian art.

Transfer to airport in Lima
At proper time, transfer to the airport with assistance with all departure formalities for your International homebound flight.

Day 14Arrival London

Meals included: 12 breakfast, 9 lunch, 3 dinner

Accommodation options

Standard
Availability Rates

July – November 2019

£4,890 per person

March – April 2020

£5,610 per person

 

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