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Settle in with the locals at a homestay on Lake Titicaca, Conquer the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, Spot condors at Colca Canyon, Colonial cities and volcanoes, Experience traditional life in the Amazon.
Really discover what South America is all about on this epic journey through Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia. Experience the Pacific coast, the awe-inspiring Amazon and the archeological highlights and cultural treasures of the Andean highlands.
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This trip also runs in reverse from Quito to La Paz. See Andean Empire—Quito to La Paz
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Travel by bus across the border to Puno, Peru. Visit the floating Islands of Uros and take a guided tour of Lake Titicaca with a homestay in a small village. Optional visit to Sillustani burial site.
Travel by bus to Cusco. Free time to explore. Active options include whitewater rafting, horseback riding and mountain biking. Travel to Ollantaytambo through the Sacred Valley. Optional Sacred Valley Tour. 4-Day, guided Inca Trail hike with visit to Machu Picchu. Optional visit to the Inca Bridge before returning to Cusco. Free time to explore Cusco or relax. Travel by overnight bus to Arequipa on day 13.
Free day in Arequipa. Optional Visit of the Catalina Convent. Guided tour to Colca Canyon to spot condors. Optional visit to local hot springs. And drive back to Arequipa on day 17 before taking the night bus to Nasca.
Optional flight over the Nazca Lines. In the evening take part in a traditional Pachamanca meal. Travel to Pisco by bus. Stop at a winery en route as well as at the Oasis of Huacachina. Optional Sandboarding.
Optional visit to Ballestas Islands before travelling to Lima. Free day to explore the city. Enjoy the museums, downtown or paragliding over the sea front. On the evening of day 22, take a night bus to Huanchaco.
Optional activities in Huanchaco include a visit pre-inca sites such as Huaca de la Luna and Chan Chan, visit nearby Trujillo, surf lessons or relax on the beach. Continue by overnight bus further north to Mancora for some optional surfing, horseback riding or relaxing on the beach.
Travel by bus and cross the border into Ecuador, arriving at Cuenca. Optional day trips to Cajas National Park or to the Inca ruins of Ingapirca.
Continue by bus to Baños. Numerous outdoor optional activities available like hiking, horseback riding and mountain biking, or soak in the nearby hot springs.
Travel by bus to the jungle city of Tena, then continue by truck and motorized canoe to a local community in the jungle. 3 days of guided nature walks to spot wildlife and to learn about the traditions of life in the jungle while staying in a homestay. Carry on by bus to Quito on day 35.
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