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Peru and Bolivia tours combined, machu picchu bolivia salt flats tour

Peru and Bolivia tours combined, machu picchu bolivia salt flats tour

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14 days/13 nights Peru and Bolivia tour in shared service Together with Machu Picchu and the Uyuni Salt flats with entrance tickets, guided tours, lodges, airport transfers, bus and practice tickets and lodging

Day 1: Lima

Upon your arrival in Lima, an English-speaking View Peru consultant will greet you on the airport to switch you to your lodge. They provides you with a quick overview of your itinerary in addition to reply any questions you could have earlier than ensuring you’re snug in your lodge for the night time.

Day 2: Lima (B)

You may be launched to Peru with a full metropolis tour of Lima, Peru’s trendy capital, and largest metropolis. This multifaceted metropolis incorporates contrasts of recent, colonial, and historic parts which fairly pretty sums up Peru. Declared a UNESCO World Heritage website in 1991, Lima is an exhilarating, fast-paced metropolis that may problem your expectations of it after you scratch the floor. An English-speaking information will educate you on the ample historical past of the town and its trendy significance. You may be immersed in Lima’s colonial historical past and Spanish roots visiting the Cathedral, the Essential Sq., and the Catacombs in San Francisco Covent.  This contrasts the websites of the residential and fashionable areas of San Isidro and Miraflores, the place you will notice trendy Lima at its best. After the tour, you’ll have a free night to discover the town at your personal tempo to understand its famed culinary scene and nightlife.

Day three: Lima – Cuzco (B)

You’ll take pleasure in breakfast at your lodge in Lima earlier than being transferred to the airport on your home flight to Cusco. One other informative View Peru employees member will greet you on the airport that will help you with something chances are you’ll want and to switch you to your lodge. You’ll have the afternoon to chill out or discover Cusco at your leisure. It is suggested that you simply take it straightforward your first day on this metropolis due to its extraordinarily excessive altitude (3400m). You could have the choice of including a strolling tour or a metropolis tour for an added value at present.

Day four: Go to to a Improvement Venture

You’ll have the morning free to additional discover the magnificent metropolis of Cusco, or an elective tour of the 4 ruins surrounding the town. Within the afternoon you get the chance to make a distinction in a area people and journey to a locale off of the vacationer map. Throughout this exercise, you’ll go to an afterschool youth improvement program referred to as Sonco Wasi in Taray, a small farming city simply outdoors of Pisac within the Sacred Valley. Devastated by floods in 2010, this already impoverished city is struggling to get well. Right here, the lovable and gifted youngsters shouldn’t have alternatives for high quality schooling or to take pleasure in their childhoods. Sonco Wasi is a program looking for to offer these youngsters what they don’t obtain at college or of their houses, by giving courses and facilitating enjoyable actions. At two within the afternoon, you’ll journey by public bus with individuals who work with Sonco Wasi. You’ll have an choice to catch a mototaxi from Pisac to Taray – a real strategy to expertise a tradition is to journey because the locals do, or to do a brief trek down the mountain into the deep valley. In Taray you’ll get an opportunity to steer an exercise when you select, or just play with the youngsters and take pleasure in their inspirational spirits. This is a wonderful alternative to expertise rural life off of the standard tour path and make an enduring distinction in an necessary group venture. Within the late afternoon, you may be picked up and transferred again to Cusco for the night time.

Day 5: Sacred Valley – Aguas Calientes (B)

Start your journey by way of the land of the Incas with a full day Sacred Valley tour. The Sacred Valley of the Incas, simply outdoors of Cusco, is a beautiful sprawling span of inexperienced farms, lofty terraced mountains and accommodates quite a few quaint cities unmoved by time, along with vigorous festivals and one of the best handicrafts in Peru. First you’ll return to artisanal capital of Peru, Pisac to discover it and store for crafts. It’s well-known for its craft market in the primary plaza, busiest on Sundays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays, the place native natives come to promote their colourful woven material, alpaca wool, reproductions of historic jewellery, engraved gourds and a lot, rather more. Pisac is one of the best cease in Peru for mementos of your journey to convey house to household and associates. After a scrumptious lunch in Pisac, we’ll journey to Ollantaytambo, the one Inca city that is still inhabited. It’s a fantastic instance of pre-Colombian structure, and right here you’ll discover the expansive ruins overlooking the city. In Ollantaytambo you’ll catch the practice to Aguas Calientes to be able to discover Machu Picchu early tomorrow morning. You may be met on the practice station and transferred to the lodge of your selection.

Day 6: Machu Picchu – Cuzco (B)

Immediately is the spotlight of any journey to South America – Machu Picchu! This world-famous website is definitely probably the most exceptional pre-Colombian metropolis on the earth, partially due to its mystical magnificence at its lofty place among the many Andean cloud forest. A guided tour will show you how to uncover and perceive what Machu Picchu tells us concerning the life and customs of the Incan individuals. Surrounded by dramatic terraces minimize into the mountainsides, famed for innovatively feeding the empire, this complicated metropolis could have you fascinated all day. Slender roads and steps join historic homes, temples, warehouses, and a big central sq.. Your information offers you a radical historical past of the ruins and the Incas in addition to share with you the potential explanations for the aim of Machu Picchu. You’ve got the non-compulsory alternative to take the difficult, unguided hike to the highest of Wayna Picchu, the place you’ll have the most effective view of the location. This hike is very advisable for people who find themselves in the correct bodily situation, because it really provides unparalleled views of Machu Picchu. After an extended day of exploring this misplaced metropolis, you’ll take the bus right down to Aguas Calientes to catch the practice again to Cusco. Upon arrival to Cusco you may be introduced again to your lodge for an excellent night time’s relaxation.

Day 7: Cuzco – Puno (B, L)

After a full breakfast at your lodge, you may be transferred to your bus to Puno. This beautiful drive takes you up over the Peruvian Altiplano, a big plain spanning between Peru, Bolivia, Chile, and Argentina with a mean altitude of three,750m. You’ll make a number of stops alongside the best way to take pleasure in this journey. Numerous museums, Inca ruins, and small cultural villages might be visited supplying you with an opportunity to stretch your legs and expertise the agricultural Altiplano. As well as, you’ll cease on the highest level of the route at a dizzying altitude of 4319m for nice images alternatives. In Puno, you’ll be acquired on the bus terminal and transferred to your lodge for the night time.

Day eight: Lake Titicaca (B, L)

At the moment you’ll spend a full day on the glowing Lake Titicaca. It’s the highest navigable lake on the earth and the most important in South America. The lake is legendary for its distinct tradition and man-made floating islands originating from communities looking for refuge from enemy villages on the lake shore. The primary cease in your boat tour might be to the floating reed island of Uros. Group members will welcome you and train you ways they constructed the islands and take you on a experience on one in every of their reed boats. You’ll proceed to a different reed island referred to as Taquile the place you’ll expertise the lifetime of the locals as they’ve been dwelling for hundreds of years, counting on small-scale agriculture and animals for a easy lifetime of sustainable subsistence. A information will lead you across the island sharing its customs and historical past and you’ll take pleasure in a standard lunch. From Taquile you’ll be introduced again to Puno arriving at your lodge within the late afternoon.

(An non-compulsory alternative is to remain in a single day on an island in a household homestay is out there upon request. That is an unforgettable expertise we extremely advocate as a solution to perceive the household life on the islands and join with group members. Bear in mind, these homes are very rustic and easy – a part of the appeal.)

Day 9: Puno – La Paz (B, L)

You’ll be transferred to the bus terminal out of your lodge in Puno, the place you’ll catch your bus to La Paz. Typically driving alongside the lake, this bus journey is full of breathtaking views. Upon arrival in La Paz, you’ll be transferred to your lodge the place you’ll have a free night to loosen up and stretch your legs.

Day 10: La Paz metropolis tour – La Paz (B, L)

Your group might be picked up at your lodge for a full metropolis tour of this bustling, quintessential South American metropolis. The tour features a go to to the well-known Witch´s Market, the place you will notice distributors promoting pure, historic cures to any ailment. Persevering with, you will notice the Plaza Murillo the place the Cathedral, Authorities Palace, and Nationwide Congress buildings are situated. Take a stroll on the well-known colonial road Jaen, the place quite a few notable museums are clustered, adopted by a go to to a reproduction of the semi-subterranean temple of the Tiwanaku Tradition. Travelling into trendy La Paz, the tour will take you to the residential areas of Obrajes, Calacoto, and La Florida. A go to to the Moon Valley ends the tour, the place you’ll have a chance to stroll amongst these distinctive and intimidating monoliths. This dramatic panorama was created after centuries of wind eroded the mountains into unusual wanting rock formations. Within the valley additionally, you will get an opportunity to go to a ceramic workshop and get an indication of the artwork of native pottery. Within the night you’ll be transferred to the bus terminal to catch the in a single day Todo Turismo bus to Uyuni.

Day 11: Uyuni – Salt Flats (B, L, D)

You’ll arrive at 7:00 am in Uyuni the place a View Peru consultant will greet you and switch you to a restaurant to take pleasure in a basic American breakfast. At 10:30 am you’ll start your journey to the Uyuni salt flats, probably the most expansive on the earth overlaying greater than 10,000 sq. kilometers. Our first cease will probably be on the eerie practice cemetery, the place trains have been deserted within the 1940’s with the collapse of the mining business in Uyuni.  Then the tour will cease within the city of Colchani the place locals promote their crafts and merchandise made primarily out of salt. From right here we’ll enter the expansive salt flat, with countless nice photographic alternatives and an awe-inspiring vastness. Amongst numerous sights within the salt flats, we’ll go to the salt pyramids and the well-known lodge manufactured from salt. From right here we’ll go to the “island” of Incawasi, this rock outcrop of the huge salt is the highest of an historic volcano that was then coated by the good prehistoric lake that when coated the world. This fascinating island options big cactus and intricate rock formations during which there are various fossils. From right here we’ll proceed to the small city of Coquesa the place you’ll have lodging with the area people.

Day 12: Cosquesa – Uyuni (B, L)

A really helpful wake-up at 6:00 am to observe the superb dawn over the salt flats. After breakfast in Coquesa we’ll go to a captivating museum of stone animals. We’ll proceed on to the close by impressively tall Tunupa Volcano, rising from amidst the salt flats. Climbing a bit uphill, we’ll go to the well-known mummies of the volcano. These naturally mummified individuals hid in a cave throughout a volcanic eruption a couple of hundred years in the past however died anyway from the poisonous smoke. Persevering with up the volcano we’ll come to the perfect lookout of the salt flats. After we’ll return for lunch in Coquesa and after proceed again to Uyuni the place you’ll have could have a free day to chill out, within the night you’ll take the bus again to La Paz.

Day 13: Uyuni – La Paz (B)

Early morning arrival in la Paz and switch to your lodge. You’ll have your final day free to additional discover this thrilling metropolis and decide up final minute souvenirs out of your journey.

Day 14: La Paz  – Out (B)

A View Peru consultant will decide you up within the morning and switch you to the airport on your worldwide flight, together with serving to you with any check-in procedures.

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OUR PRICE

Please inquire for a customized quote. The worth is custom-made based mostly on ultimate lodging decisions, journey dates, and different customized preferences.

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Flight tickets:

Lima – Cusco from $150.00 to $300.00 per individual. relying on the season. may be booked by View Peru is you would like.

Worth Consists of

  • 11 nights at commonplace, however high-quality lodges with personal loos and breakfast included & native taxes
  • 2 in a single day buses La Paz – Uyuni – La Paz
  • all indicated pick-ups and transfers in group service with English-speaking information
  • Meals indicated: B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner
  • Expedition practice round-trip tickets, Ollantaytambo – Aguas Calientes – Cusco
  • Vacationer bus Cusco – Puno
  • All entrance charges

Worth Does Not Embrace

  • Worldwide flights and airport taxes
  • Home flights
  • Meals not indicated
  • Further bills, reminiscent of laundry, phone calls, snacks, and so on.
  • Journey insurance coverage
  • Entrance Visa payment to Bolivia