CHILE...BOLIVIA AND PERU

  Desert…Lakes…and mountains 24 days Chile, Bolivie and Peru

24 days, between Chile, Bolivia and Peru. Countries of contrasts and multicuturals, from the Chilean Altiplano passing through the famous Sud Lípez in Bolivia, Lake Titicaca, Isla del Sol and continuing through Puno city and its floating islands of the Uros tribe, Arequipa and Colca canyon, ending with the wonders of Cuzco and Machu Picchu. A journey between deserts, mountains, lakes and archaeological ruins.

Attractions of the Program:

Santiago capital, Chile.

Valparaiso city, Chile.

San Pedro de Atacama town, Chile.

Lagunas Miscanti and Miñiques, San Pedro de Atacama, Chile.

Geysers del Tatio, San Pedro de Atacama, Chile.

Valley of the Moon, San Pedro de Atacama, Chile.

Sud Lípez, Bolivia.

Laguna Colorada, Bolivia.

Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia.

Tunupa Volcano, Bolivia.

La Paz city, Bolivia.

Tiwanaku archaeological site, Bolivia.

Isla del Sol, Titicaca Lake, Bolivia.

Puno city, Peru.

Floating Islands, Uros Tribe, Puno, Peru.

Arequipa city, Peru.

Colca Canyon, Arequipa, Peru.

Cusco city, Peru.

Machu Picchu ruins, Peru.

Lima city, Peru.

 

April 2020, May 2020, June 2020 and July 2020

Day 1/ Flight to Santiago de Chile

Flight to Santiago Transfert by private bus to the hotel, visit of the city and neighborhoods with tourist guide speaking.Night at the hotel.

Day 2/ Visit to Valparaiso City and downtown

Transfert to the city of Valparaíso to visit the city and the Pablo Neruda’s house, private bus to Santiago.Night at the hotel to Santiago.

Day 3/ Santiago Capital - Calama City - San Pedro de Atacama Town

Private bus to Santiago airport, flight to Calama, arrival and transfert to San Pedro de Atacama, main touristic pole of northern Chile, installation in the hotel, afternoon stroll in the salt mountain range the best time of day to enjoy the sunset in the Valley of the Moon. Accommodation at the hotel in San Pedro.

Day 4/ Meñiques And Miscanti Lagoons

We start in the morning in the village of Socaire before reaching the Miscanti and Miñiques lagoons at 4000 meters, continuing to Salar de Talar and Tuyajto Lagoon, near the border with Argentina. Short hike and return to San Pedro.Accommodation at the hotel.

Day 5/ El Tatio Geysers - Puritama Hot Springs - San Pedro de Atacama Town

Rising early (4 am) today we go to the geysers of the Tatio, the high clouds of steam that coming from the bowels of the Earth, passing through the small town of Machuca and the beautiful church typical of the Chilean highlands, visit to the hot spring of Puritama (3.400 m). Return to San Pedro de Atacama.Accommodation at the hotel.

Day 6/ San Pedro de Atacama Town - Verde Lagoon (Bolivia) - Sol de Mañana Geysers - Colorada Lagoon - Ojo de Perdiz Shelter (4600 m.)

Interesting day. We go to cross the Bolivian border, passing to near of the Licancabur volcano (5.920 m).Up to the shores of  la Laguna Blanca and Laguna Verde, huge rock formations desert landscape of creepy Tartars. Arrival at hot spring Laguna Salada, small break in hot water in a fabulous landscape. We continue to the Sol de la Mañana geysers and Colorada lagoon, route to get to our hotel next to the Salar de Uyuni at 4600 meters.

Day 7/ Uyuni Salar

We take our car and crossing the salar of Uyuni, a huge territory of salt of more than 12.000 square km over 3.700 meters. We cross the salt lake to reach the volcanic island of Incahuasi, hike to the top of the island to enjoy the beauty, the largest salar in the world, to get Coquesa shelter on front of the volcano Tunupa.

Day 8/ Uyuni Salar - Tunupa Volcano

Long climbing to the look out of the volcano Tunupa (about 4600 m), where you can admire the salar de Uyuni and its surroundings in afternoon coming down to the Tahua shelter.6 hours walking (optional climb).

Day 9/ La Paz Capital

Long Day between Tahuan and La Paz, passing through the region, we will reach the city of Oruro around noon. City of Oruro famous for the carnival in the afternoon we will continue until the city of La Paz, arriving to La Paz in the afternoon. Accommodation at the hotel in La Paz.

Day10/ La Paz Capital - Copacabana City - The Sun Island

In the morning we go to the city of Copacabana, on the shores of Titicaca Lake in the afternoon we will board a motorboat to the Sun Island in the community of Yumani.Accommodation at the hotel.

Day 11/ The Sun Island - Copacabana City - Puno City

In the morning we will take a walk on the Island with its beautiful views and Titicaca lake, and returnng to Copacabana private bus to the city of Puno (Peru).Accommodation in Puno.

Day 12/ Puno City – Arequipa City

Day of transfert by private bus to Arequipa.Accommodation at the hotel.

Day 13/ City tour of Arequipa

Visit to the City of Arequipa, the historical center, the Cathedral, the Monastery of Santa Catalina, the Archaeological Museum, San Francisco Square.Night at the hotel.

Day 14/ Arequipa City - Chivay Town

We go in the morning to the Colca Canyon, visit of the second deeper of the world.Night in the village of Chivay.

Day 15/ Chivay Town - Arequipa City

In the morning we will walk a few hours in the Colca Canyon, after midday returning to the city of Arequipa.Night at hotel.

Day16/ Flight from Arequipa to Cusco

Transfert to the airport and flight to Cusco, arrival after noon, free day. Night at the hotel.

Day 17/ Plato de Chinchero - Ollataytambo Town – Machu picchu

We start the morning in private transfert for a day trip through the concentric terraces of laboratory Inca de Moray, a  very beautiful and unique landscape, we take our transport and we go to the Inca village of Ollantaytambo. We take the train to MachuPicchu  (Aguas Calientes).Night at the hotel.

Day 18/ Machu Picchu - Urabamba Town

We got up at dawn and took the bus for 30 minutes to the sacred city of Machu Picchu, an exceptional show, the most spectacular pre-Columbian site in South America. We will enjoy 2h to 3 hrs. in the heart of pre-Columbian history.Returning the afternoon by train (1:30 hr) to Ollantaytambo, transfert to the hotel in the small town of Urubamba.Night at the hotel.

Day 19/ Urabamba Town - Valley Sacred - Cusco City

This morning, we will visit the Sacred Valley of the Incas, we will walk for about 3 hours in small roads of champagne, we will visit the colorful market of the small town of Urubamba, the town of Pisac.Return to the hotel in Cusco.Accommodation in Cusco.

Day 20/ The Four Ruins - Cusco City

This morning, private bus to the archaeological site of Tambomachay. We continue walking through archaeological sites such as Puka Pukara, Q’enqo, ancient site where Inca sacrifices and rituals were held, Sacsayhuaman where the great Inti Raymi party was celebrated, the sun party, private transfert to the Hotel in the city of Cusco.

Day 21/ Cusco City - Lima Capital

In the morning transfert to the airport of the city of Cusco. We will take the flight to Lima and transfert to the hotel, free afternoon.

Day 22/ City tour Lima

City tour of Lima, visit of the Plaza de Armas, the Cathedral and the Government Palace, the Convent of San Francisco and the catacombs, Miraflores street.Back to the hotel.Accommodation in Lima.

Day 23/ Lima airport - Your Destination

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