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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 Buenos Aires to Lima - tour code SABM.

Great South American Journey - Santiago to Lima

39 days,Santiago to Lima

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


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Discover something incredible in the thin air of the Andes in western South America. On your way to Lima, explore the surreal landscape of Salar de Uyuni, cross the Altiplano and experience the Atacama Desert—the driest place on earth. Encounter the thriving culture of Lake Titicaca and trek to legendary Machu Picchu. We run our own treks and ensure quality food and equipment, leaving you to focus on your next exhilarating step up the Inca Trail. With local transportation and authentic accommodation, this adventure offers an intense blend of included activities and free time to explore on your own. Ready to go?

What's Included

  • Uyuni Salt Flats Excursion (Chile/Bolivia), Lake Titicaca excursion, Guided tour of Machu Picchu, 4-day Inca Trail hike with a local guide and cook, Colca Canyon excursion, Pachamanca Ceremony in Nazca
  • 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), Homestay (1 nt), Buses (4 nts), Camping (3 nts). Note: Accommodation can be quite basic/multi-share at times.
Map of the route for Click to enlarge
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Reverse Itinerary

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