Highlights of Bolivia & Peru
Day 1 La Paz
Upon your arrival in La Paz, you will be transferred to your hotel.
Day 2 La Paz (B)
Morning tour of La Paz and surroundings transports you to a mysterious past where any corner, any street, is a hidden treasure where adventure begins…a living history which can not release the pre Hispanic times with all their traditions and magic rites spread out in the streets: Native, colonial and modern areas, Indian Market, Open Air Museum of Tiwanaku, Witch Doctor's Market & breathtaking panoramas framed by the majestic “Illimani”.Also visit the mysterious Valley of the Moon on the outskirts of La Paz. Afternoon at leisure.
Day 3 La Paz –Puno (B,L)
Travel by bus around Lake Titicaca to Copacabana, where you visit the magnificent church and the Patron Virgin Mary of Bolivia.
Depart Copacabana by motor boat to visit the sacred island of the Incas- Sun Island. Enjoy a picnic box lunch .Visit of the most important archaeological sites at the Sun Island: Pilkocaina, the Fountain and the Inca Staircase, then return to Copacabana .
Continue by bus , cross into Peru and arrive Puno late afternoon
Day 4 Puno - Cuzco (B,L)
Travel across the altiplano by coach with stops at interesting archaeological sites en route .Lunch included. On arrival in Cuzco transfer to your hotel.
Day 5 Cuzco (B)
Explore the magical capital of the Incas on a tour including a visit to Plaza Regocijo,Plaza de Armas,the Cathedral and the Santo Domingo Convent Monastery. The Santo Domingo monastery was built over the Koricancha temple, one of the most important temples devoted to worship of the sun. According to the chronicles, it was covered in gold sheet and filled with golden representations of nature. Then walk around the old town with its very narrow streets.After seeing the most interesting sites of the city, you will drive to the countryside outside Cusco to visit some of the remarkable Inca ruins in the area: the cult centre of Sacsayhuaman, the temple and amphitheatre of Kenko,the Inca Baths of Tambomachay and the Red Fortress of Puca Pucara.Afternoon at leisure
Day 6 Cuzco (B,L)
Take a trip to the Urubamba valley, the Sacred Valley of the Incas,to visit the Inca fortress of Ollantaytambo.The site was built just as the Spaniards arrived and evidence of how it was constructed is still visible.After seeing the magnificent past of the spot stroll through the quaint streets of the present town.Enjoy lunch at a nice hostelry in the countryside and continue to Pisac for an opportunity to bargain with vendors at its local handicrafts market, then back to Cuzco.
Day 7 Machu Picchu (B)
Transfer from the hotel to the station to board the railcoach for a train ride to Machu Picchu.You will take a motorcoach ascent to 'The Lost City of the Incas'.Take a guided tour of the marvellous citadel visiting the Main Square,the Royal Quarters ,the Temple of the three Windows, the Circulal Towers,the Sacred Sun Dial and the Burial Grounds..Then return on the afternoon train to Cuzco.Transfer to your hotel.
Day 8 Cuzco- Lima (B)
Transfer to the airport for your flight to Lima. On arrival transfer to your hotel. This afternoon enjoy a tour of the "City of the Kings".You will start in the Huaca Pucllana archeological center that operated between the 5th and 8th centuries.Proceed to the historical center,see the Plaza Mayor surrounded by the Government Palace, the City Hall, the Cathedral and the archbishop's Palace.Proceed to the San Francisco Monastery,a masterpiece of Colonial architecture.Drive through the residential districts of Miraflores and San Isidro where you will enjoy a magnificent view of the Pacific Ocean.
Day 9 Lima (B)
Transfer from your hotel to the airport.
Dates & Prices
Prices Per Person US$
3 star 4 star 5 star
2012 Double Single Double Single Double Single
Nov-Dec $1295 $1685 $1495 $2060 $1950 $2795
Jan-Dec $1325 $1780 $1550 $2125 $1950 $2795