Mysteries of Peru, Bolivia & Chile

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Tour Overview

Immerse yourself in the culture and geography of the western countries of South America; Chile, Peru and Bolivia.

Highlights
Machu Picchu
San Pedro de Atacama
Lake Titicaca
Condor at Colca Canyon

Route Map

Mysteries of Peru, Bolivia & Chile Route Map

Itinerary

DAY 1
Lima

Upon arrival you will be transferred to hotel.

DAY 2
Lima

Tour of modern and colonial city of Lima including a visit to the Gold museum, Peru’s largest private collection of gold artefacts from its many civilisations.

Breakfast
DAY 3
Lima - Pisco (Nazca Lines)

Bus journey down the coast of Peru to Pisco. Fly over the mysterious Nazca Lines, a group of geoglyphs set in the desert and believed to be more than a thousand years old.

Breakfast
DAY 4
Ballestas Islands / Paracas - Arequipa

Visit to the Paracas Reserve, Peru’s largest coastal wildlife sanctuary, including the Ballestas Islands where thousands of migratory birds live. Board the overnight bus to Arequipa.

Breakfast
DAY 5
Arequipa

Arrive early morning. Free afternoon. To explore the historic city of Arequipa, set in the Andes mountains.

Breakfast
DAY 6
Arequipa

Half day tour of this city including the Santa Catalina Convent, a beautifully preserved monastery first built in the 16th century.

Breakfast
DAY 7
Arequipa - Colca Canyon

Take a scenic bus ride to the breathtaking Colca Canyon, one of the deepest in the world and home of the Condor.  Overnight at Colca Canyon.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 8
Colca Canyon - Arequipa

View the majestic flight of the Condors at the “Condor Cross”. Return to Arequipa visiting en route  the charming Andean towns of Pinchollo, Achoma, and Yanque.

Breakfast
DAY 9
Arequipa - Cuzco

Transfer to the airport, fly to Cuzco. Transfer to your hotel. Free afternoon to explore this beautiful colonial  city.l.

Breakfast
DAY 10
Cuzco

Half day city tour of some of the most iconic sites in and around Cuzco including the cathedral, Q’oricancha (the temple of the sun) and the fortress of Sacsayhuaman.

Breakfast
DAY 11
Cuzco - Sacred Valley

Full day tour of the Sacred Valley of the Incas including a stop at the colourful Pisac Market & ruins of  Ollantaytambo.

Breakfast, Lunch
DAY 12
Sacred Valley - Machu Picchu

Start your two-day trip to the unforgettable ruins of Machu Picchu with a beautiful train journey to Aguas Calientes. On arrival, shuttle bus up the mountain where you will be guided through this beautiful forgotten citadel.

Breakfast, Lunch
DAY 13
Machu Picchu - Cuzco

Morning free to visit ruins (entrance fee not included). Take the afternoon train back to Cuzco.

Breakfast
DAY 14
Cuzco - Puno

Bus journey  across the Altiplano to Puno on the shores of Lake Titicaca, the highest navigable lake in the world.

Breakfast, Lunch
DAY 15
Puno

Full day tour of Uros & Taquile Islands, to visit the communities that live on these reed islands.

Breakfast, Lunch
DAY 16
Puno - Lake Titicaca - La Paz

Cross from Peru into Bolivia, via the lovely lakeside village of Copacabana with its remarkable church, before boarding a comfortable catamaran to begin the scenic crossing of the magical Lake Titicaca. Stop at the mysterious Sun Island before continuing onto La Paz.

Breakfast, Lunch
DAY 17
La Paz

Half day city tour including the rock formations of Moon Valley. Also learn about the local “Pacenos” customs and traditions including a trip to the local witchery market.

Breakfast
DAY 18
La Paz - Uyuni

Morning flight to Uyuni.  Visit to the awe-inspiring Salt Flats and Incahuasi Island.

Breakfast
DAY 19
Uyuni – Ojo De Perdiz

Continue through many villages including  San Cristobal and Alota the Valley of the Rocks, Hedionda Lagoon before arriving at Ojo de Perdiz.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 20
Ojo De Perdiz - San Pedro De Atacama

Visit to Red Lagoon and Green Lagoon before arriving in San Pedro de Atacama

Breakfast, Lunch
DAY 21
San Pedro De Atacama

Morning tour to the Moon Valley  and Salt mountain the driest inhospitable place on earth. Afternoon visit to the Atacama salt flat and Chaxa Lagoon to observe flamingos.

Breakfast
DAY 22
San Pedro De Atacama

Half day tour to the impressive Tatio Geysers located at 4,320 meters above sea level.

Breakfast
DAY 23
San Pedro De Atacama - Santiago

Transfer to Calama airport, flight to Santiago. On arrival transfer to your hotel.

Breakfast
DAY 24
Santiago

Half day city tour of Santiago, dramatically set at the foot of the Andes mountains. Discover the city’s many layers of cultural influence, visit “La Moneda” government house and try some pisco sour.

Breakfast
DAY 25
Santiago

Visit Chile’s renowned winery, Cousiño-Macul, the only 19th century winery in Chile that remains in the hands of the original founding family.

Breakfast
DAY 26
Santiago

Transfer to airport for your next destination.

Breakfast

Tour Inclusions

  • All internal flights based on LATAM air-pass which requires arrival into South America with LATAM. If using another carrier, price will differ.
  • Accommodation in selected hotels with private facilities
  • Meals as indicated (25 breakfasts, 10 lunches, 4 dinners)
  • Return economy Vistadome train to Machu Picchu
  • First class catamaran journey across Lake Titicaca
  • Overflight of the Nazca Lines
  • Transport by air conditioned vehicles
  • Comprehensive sightseeing & excursions
  • Meeting service & transfers

Tour Exclusions

  • Airport taxes and fuel surcharges (approx $110 pp)
  • Tips
  • Surcharges apply for Easter, New Years
  • Any items not mentioned as included

Tour Pricing

Mysteries of Peru, Bolivia & Chile
Single
Twin / Double
Tourist Class Hotels
$14,942
$9,992 / person
First Class Hotels
$17,382
$11,430 / person
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