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31 days,La Paz to Lima
SJLM

Spend 3 days exploring the salt flats of Uyuni and high mountain wilderness by 4x4, Settle in with the locals at a homestay on Lake Titicaca, Conquer the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, Search for wildlife in the Amazon Jungle, Spot condors at Colca Canyon.

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For those looking to experience the culture, wildlife and history of Bolivia and Peru, this comprehensive adventure will give you the absolute best of both. This month long tour provides limitless opportunities for adventure—from the Andean Altiplano to the Amazon. Journey through the thin air and the surreal landscapes of Salar de Uyuni and get off the beaten track to experience Bolivia’s indigenous culture. Embrace cultures past and present in Cusco and climb the ancient trail of the Incas to Machu Picchu before descending into Amazonian lowlands to spot animals from a motorized canoe. This epic adventure provides great value and packs in a lot of inclusions—as well as plenty of time to explore independently.

What's Included

  • 3-day 4WD excursion to the Salar de Uyuni, Guided tour of Taquile and Uros Islands on Lake Titicaca, Amazon Jungle Excursion (2 nights), Guided tour of the Sacred Valley, 4-day Inca Trail hike with local guide, cook and porters, Guided tour of Machu Picchu, Tour of Nazca desert cemetery and potter's studio, Guided tour of Colca Canyon and surroundings (overnight).
  • 9 Breakfasts, 9 Lunches, 9 Dinners. (Allow USD340-450 for meals not included.)
  • Hotels (21 nts), Night bus (1 nt), Homestay (1 nt), Camping (3 nts), Very basic hostels on Salar de Uyuni crossing (multi-share) (2 nts), Jungle lodge (2 nts).
  • Local flights, 4WD vehicles, Hiking, Public bus, Train, Boat, Canoe.
  • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) from Day 2 to 31 (except in the jungle), Local Representative in La Paz and Local Guides.
  • Small group experience; Max 16, Avg 10
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Day 1 Arrive La Paz

Arrive at any time.

Day 2-4 Sucre

Fly to Sucre. Options include a short side trip to the site of 60 million year-old dinosaur tracks.

Day 5 Potosí

Travel by bus to Potosí. Optional excursion to a working silver mine or free time to explore the city.

Day 6-8 Uyuni / Salt Lakes Excursion (3B,3L,3D)

Bus trip to Uyuni. Three day 4x4 excursion to the Salar de Uyuni and surrounding desert altiplano with spectacular scenery.

Day 9 Night Bus / Train To La Paz

Travel by bus and train to La Paz.

Day 10-11 La Paz

Optional city tour and free time to explore the markets and winding streets.

Day 12-14 Puno / Taquile (B,L,D)

Travel by bus through the altiplano, crossing the border, to the Peruvian city of Puno on the shore of Lake Titicaca. For the next 2 days, Visit to the floating Islands of Uros and guided tour of Lake Titicaca with a Homestay in a small village. Optional visit to Sillustani burial site.

Day 15 Cuzco

Travel to Cusco.

Day 16,17 Amazon Jungle (2B,2L,2D)

Fly to Puerto Maldonado and continue by fast motorized canoe to the comfortable 'G Lodge Amazon,' which boasts sustainable operational initiatives like solar panels, a recycling program and rechargeable flashlights. Guided excursions by expert naturalists to spot wildlife and learn more about the jungle. Included rubber boots while at the lodge.

Day 18 Cuzco

Fly back to Cusco in the morning. The afternoon is free to explore Cusco. Optional City Tour.

Day 19 Ollantaytambo

Full day tour of the Sacred Valley and Ollantaytambo, including a visit to a local community and various inca ruins.

Day 20-23 Inca Trail to Machu Picchu (3B,3L,3D)

4-day guided Inca Trail hike with visit to Machu Picchu. Optional visit to the Inca Bridge before returning to Cusco.

Day 24 Arequipa

Fly to Arequipa. Free afternoon to explore. Optional Visit of the Catalina Convent.

Day 25-27 Colca Canyon / Arequipa

Guided tour to Colca Canyon to spot condors. Optional visit to local hot springs. Drive back to Arequipa to take a night bus to Nasca.

Day 28 Nazca

Guided tour of Nazca desert cemetery and potters studio. Optional flight over the Nazca Lines.

Day 29 Pisco

Travel to Pisco, on route stop at a winery to discover our Pisco, the national drink is made, and at the Oasis of Huacachina. Optional Sandboarding.

Day 30 Lima

Optional visit to Ballestas Islands before travelling to Lima.

Day 31 Depart Lima

Depart at any time.