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This trip is being discontinued in 2013. If you are interested in this life changing experience for next year, have a peek at its new incarnation, which runs from Lima to Buenos Aires - tour code SPMB.

Great South American Journey - Lima to Santiago

39 days,Lima to Santiago

Spot condors at Colca Canyon, Conquer the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, See traditional life on Lake Titicaca, Spend 3 days crossing by 4x4 into Chile.


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On your way to Santiago, encounter the thriving culture of Lake Titicaca and trek to legendary Machu Picchu. Then explore the surreal landscape of Salar de Uyuni, cross the Altiplano and experience the Atacama Desert.

What's Included

  • Pachamanca ceremony in Nazca, Colca Canyon excursion, Guided tour of Machu Picchu, 4-day Inca Trail hike with a local guide and cook, Lake Titicaca excursion, Uyuni Salt Flats Excursion (Chile/Bolivia)
  • 5 Breakfasts, 6 Lunches, 6 Dinners. (Allow USD540-715 for meals not included.)
  • Public bus, train, hiking, ferry, 4X4.
  • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides.
  • Small group experience; Max 16, avg 10.
  • Simple hotels (30 nts), buses (4 nts), camping (3 nts), homestay (1 nt). Note: accommodation can be quite basic/multi-share at times.
Map of the route for Click to enlarge
Places Visited

Reverse Itinerary

This trip also runs in reverse from Santiago to Lima. See Great South American Journey - Santiago to Lima