Peru, Bolivia and Chile

This three week Peru, Bolivia and Chile holiday is one of our most popular combining Machu Picchu with the extraordinary Uyuni Salt Flats and the fantastic scenery of the Atacama Desert. Accommodation to suit most budgets.

Highlights: Machu Picchu – Lake Titicaca – La Paz – Uyuni Salt Flats – Atacama Desert

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ITINERARY:

DAY 1:

Your holiday begins as you fly to Lima, where on arrival you will be met and driven to your hotel. Lima is our gateway to the marvels of Peru and you won’t have much time to explore the city.

DAY 2:

Transfer back to the airport in time for your flight over to Cuzco. On arrival you will be met and driven to your hotel in the Sacred Valley. Afternoon tour of Ollantaytambo.

DAY 3:

In the morning enjoy a short excursion to the salt pools at Maras which have been used since pre-Inca times. Optinal excursions and activities that can be arranged for the afternoon include a trip to the local markets, a zipwire adrenaline experience or a visit to one of the social projects supported by the Latin America travel industry.

DAY 4:

Travel by train from Ollanta station to Aguas Calientes and by bus to the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu for a guided tour of the site. Overnight at a hotel in the local village or at the only hotel next to the ruins. We can arrange a 4-6 hour trek to take in the last part of the traditional Inca Trail to arrive at Machu Picchu via the Sun Gate.

DAY 5:

Free morning to return to Machu Picchu or to explore the market in the local village. Afternoon train back to the Sacred Valley with onward transfer by road to your hotel in Cuzco.

DAY 6:

Half-day guided city tour of Cuzco, the capital of the Inca empire.  The amazing fortress of Sacsayhuaman which overlooks the city is a particular highlight. Afternoon at leisure.

DAY 7:

Travel to Lake Titicaca on board the luxury Andean Explorer train. Onwards transfer from the station to your hotel.

DAY 8:

Full day excursion out on the picturesque Lake Titicaca, travelling to the Uros Islands and then to either Taquile or Amantani.

DAY 9:

Travel to Isla del Sol. The journey from Puno travels via Copacabana and then by hydrofoil or catamaran to reach the Island of the Sun. Overnight in a local hotel.

DAY 10:

Travel back from Isla del Sol across Lake Titicaca and then through the altiplano and onwards to arrive at La Paz. Upon arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Welcome to Bolivia!

DAY 11:

Half-day tour of La Paz with special insight into the city with the help of a shoe-shiner for part of the morning. The tour continues to the Moon Valley. Afternoon at leisure.

DAY 12:

Fly down to Uyuni and travel into the salt flats via the remarkable island of Incahuasi with its guiant cacti before continuing to Aique Pucara fort and Tahua. Overnight in a salt hotel.

DAY 13:

Travel across the magnificent salt flats before entering the highlands and valley of Alota to see the impressive stone formations before continuing to Villamar.

DAY 14:

Spectacular full day’s journey via Laguna Colorada, the hot springs and Dali Desert to reach Laguna Verde. Cross into Chile and transfer to your hotel in San Pedro de Atacama.

DAY 15:

Half day excursion to the Moon Valley in the Atacama Desert. Afternoon at leisure to explore San Pedro in your own time.

DAY 16:

Very early start (4am) for this full day excursion to reach the El Tatio geysers at dawn, On the return journey visit the picturesque village of Machuca.

DAY 17:

Fly from San Pedro de Atacama to Santiago and transfer to your hotel. The Chilean capital is a modern metropolis against a backdrop of the Andes.

DAY 18:

Morning tour of the Concha and Toro vineyard in the Maipo Valley, which is now Chile’s greatest exporter of wine. Evening transfer to the airport for your flight home.

The above sample Peru, Bolivia and Chile holiday can be varied in any way you choose to suit your exact requirements so give us a call now on 01932 424252 to discuss any modifications.

Hotels

We offer a range of accommodation from three star standard hotels to five star luxury so please chat to our staff for informed advice and expertise to discuss arrangements for your tailor-made Peru, Bolivia and Chile holiday.

Included Tours, Excursions & Activities whilst on your South American Holiday

The tours, excursions & activities mentioned in the above sample Peru, Bolivia and Chile holiday are just a selection of what is available in each location. The programme can be adjusted to fit your particular requirements for this holiday; please liaise with your Travel Consultant to confirm what other activities are available and what you would like to include in your tailor-made Peru, Bolivia and Chile holiday.

Duration of your Bolivia Holiday

If you like the broad sweep of the above sample peru, Bolivia and Chile holiday but have fewer days to spend, or wish to extend it in any way, please ask your Travel Consultant for ideas on how to shorten or lengthen the holiday, or how to reorganise the itinerary.

No-Obligation Quote

We would be delighted to email you a no-obligation, fully-detailed itinerary & quote for your tailor-made South America holiday together with  links to hotel websites, plus details of any included tours & excursions. The quote will clearly state what is, and what is not included in the quoted price. If you thereafter wish to make any changes to the initial itinerary – be it an alternative hotel, different activities, a different duration in any location etc. – that’s not a problem and we will continue to work with you to adjust the programme until it exactly matches what you’re looking for from your tailor-made Peru, Bolivia and Chile holiday.