Exploring La Paz, experiencing local life at a homestay on Lake Titicaca, trekking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, tracking wildlife in the Amazon, spotting condors at Colca Canyon.
From the archeological and cultural treasures of the Andean highlands to the Nazca Lines, this three-week adventure explores the heartland of the Incan Empire and Peru’s Amazonian lowlands. Scan the canopy for wildlife from the comfort of our intimate and exclusive 'G Tambopata Ecolodge’, embrace culture past and present in Cusco, sail Lake Titicaca and trek to the stunning ruins of Machu Picchu. As the region’s largest operator, we run our own treks, which ensures quality food and equipment. And, with the services of a CEO and your accommodation and transport taken care of, you can focus on exploring the region’s treasures for an immersive experience that few rarely get to know!
- Guided tour of Taquile and Uros Islands on Lake Titicaca with overnight family homestay, 3-day excursion to G Adventures exclusive rainforest lodge, Guided tour of Sacred Valley, 4-day Inca Trail hike with local guide, cook and porters, Guided tour of Machu Picchu, Guided tour of Colca Canyon and surroundings (overnight) and Tour of Nazca desert cemetery and potter's studio.
- 6 Breakfasts, 6 Lunches, 6 Dinners. (Allow USD350-560 for meals not included.)
- Hotels (13 nts), Bus (1 nt), G Adventures exclusive rainforest lodge (2 nts), Camping (3 nts), Homestay (1 nt).
- Public bus, Local flight, Canoe, Train, Boat, Hiking.
- Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout (except on the Inca Trail and in the jungle), Local guides.
- Small group experience; Max 16, Avg 12
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This trip also runs in reverse from Lima to La Paz. See Inca Heartland & Amazon
Day 1 La Paz
Arrive at any time
Day 2-4 Puno/Lake Titicaca (B,L,D)
Travel by bus and cross the border into Peru, arriving to Puno, on the shores of Lake Titicaca. Two-day excursion to 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.
Day 5 Cuzco
Travel to Cusco, and free afternoon to enjoy the city's museums and local markets.
Day 6-7 Amazon Jungle (2B,2L,2D)
Fly to Puerto Maldonado and continue by motorized canoe to our comfortable, intimate and exclusive 'G Lodge Amazon’. Enjoy guided excursions by expert naturalists to spot wildlife at nearby oxbow lakes, clay licks and tree-top towers. Included rubber boots while at the lodge.
Day 8 Cuzco
Fly back to Cusco in the morning. The afternoon is free to explore. Optional city tour.
Day 9 Sacred Valley/Ollantaytambo
Full-day guided tour of the Sacred Valley and Ollantaytambo ruins along with a visit to a Planeterra weaving project in a local community. Shopping opportunities at a local market.
Day 10-13 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 14 Arequipa
Fly to Arequipa. Free afternoon to explore the city or take an optional tour of the Catalina Convent.
Day 15-17 Colca Canyon/Arequipa
Guided tour to Colca Canyon to spot condors. Optional visit to local hot springs. Drive back to Arequipa before boarding an overnight bus to Nazca.
Day 18 Nazca
Guided tour of Nazca desert cemetery and potter's studio. Optional flight over the Nazca Lines.
Day 19 Paracas
Travel to Paracas. En route stop at a winery and at the Oasis of Huacachina. Optional sandboarding.
Day 20 Lima
Optional visit to Ballestas Islands before travelling to Lima by bus.
Day 21 Lima
Depart at any time.