From Bolivia To Peru: The Beauty Of The Highlands 12 Days with Domestic Flights
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From Bolivia To Peru: The Beauty Of The Highlands 12 Days with Domestic Flights

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Created: Friday, November 13, 2020 - Departure: Thursday, June 10, 2021
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Discover the magic and charm of the highlands in this fantastic trip between Peru & Bolivia.

*If you want to choose your date to make this trip and add international flights go to : Customize!


*Solo traveler pricing is available upon request.

Created: Friday, November 13, 2020 - Departure: Thursday, June 10, 2021
Destinations: La Paz , Uyuni, Colchani, Isla del Sol, Puno, Cuzco/Cusco, Sacred Valley, Cuzco/Cusco, Lima
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From Bolivia To Peru: The Beauty Of The Highlands 12 Days / 11 Nights

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Itinerary:

Day 1: La Paz

Welcome to Bolivia!

El Alto airport is currently the highest International airport in the world at 4,080m/13.115 ft above sea level. Transfer from airport to hotel, via a short highway, from which there is a nice evening view of the city lights.

Overnight at the Selected Category Hotel in La Paz.

Meals: None

Day 2: Half Day Tiwanaku ruins

Tiwanaku is a 1hour and a half drive from La Paz (72 km/45 miles), throughout which the highlands are passed and the Aymaran way of life can be seen. Tiwanaku dating back to 1580BC - 1200AC, was one of the most important pre-Inca civilizations and considered to be among the most developed at the time. The main constructions visited during this tour are: Kalasasaya temple and the Gate of the Sun constructed out of stone, Ponce and Fraile monoliths; the Akapana pyramid and the semi-underground temple. Two local museums to view pottery, stonework and learn about the culture are also included on this trip. Return to La Paz.

Half Day City Tour and Valley of the Moon

In the afternoon, take a four hours city tour through La Paz, elected as one of the 7 wonder cities in the world. It is in a valley at the foothills of the Andes Range, situated at 3,632m / 11942 ft. above sea level. The tour goes through the street markets rich in handicrafts, weavings and witchcraft items, followed by a visit to the colonial section of the city, San Francisco Church, Gold Museum, Murillo Square also visit to the viewpoint "Mirador de Killi Killi"; and the outdoor replica of Tiwanaku temple. Then descending to the more modern, southern part of La Paz to reach and visit the Valley of the Moon, where a clay mountain has been impressively shaped by erosion.

Overnight at the Selected Category Hotel in La Paz.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 3: La Paz – Uyuni Salt flats

Transfer to the airport to take flight to Uyuni. Meeting at Uyuni’s airport on arrival.

At 10:00 a.m. departure from Uyuni to the great salt flats; visit on the way, the train cemetery where the remains of 19th and 20th century steam locomotives are. stop in Colchani as this is the best place to observe the methods of salt extraction; next to Incahuasi Island (known as Fish Island), this is an oasis with a unique and isolated ecosystem that is populated by giant cactus up to 10 meters high. Then, continue north to the mummies of Pukara de Ayque fort. Finally, at appropriate time go back to Uyuni village.

Overnight at the Selected Category Hotel in Colchani.

Meals: Breakfast, picnic lunch in the middle of the salt flats and dinner

Day 4: Colchani – Uyuni – La Paz – Lake Titicaca: Copacabana – Sun Island

Transfer from Colchani to Uyuni’s airport to take a flight back. On arrival to La Paz meeting at the airport to start an enjoyable nice trip by private transportation going north through the highlands, then along Titicaca Lake and parallel to the Andes Royal Range crossing Tiquina strait (the narrowest part in the Lake -30 minutes by motorized wooden boat) until Copacabana (3 hour and a half), a pleasant town in the shores of Lake. Visit to its church and the famous "Virgen Morena". Trip by boat crossing the Lake to the Island of the Sun (1 hour) until Huacani to have an Aptapi (typical lunch in the highlands), this trip continues by boat up till to the ruins of Pilkokaina Inca temple. Finally hike to La Estancia with a wonderful view of Lake Titicaca (1 hour and a half approximately).

Overnight at the Sun Island

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 5: La Chincana – Moon island – Copacabana – Puno

DON’T MISS A GREAT SUNRISE! Boat to La Chincana (1 hour), to see this great Inca ruins, continue by boat (1 hour) to the Moon Island, visit the Iñak Uyu ruins, boat to Copacabana (1 hour and a half). At your arrival, trip by transport from Copacabana with a wonderful view of Lake Titicaca along the route (3 hours) until Puno.

Note: If the visit to La Chincana isn’t possible due to reasons of force majeure, the itinerary will change.

Overnight at the Selected Category Hotel in Puno.

Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 6: Full Day From Puno To Cusco

At the scheduled time, you will be transferred from your Puno hotel to the bus station.

You will leave the city of Puno towards the Lithic Museum of Pucara, a place that houses several rooms, which present lithic material found in excavations throughout the different complexes of the Pucara culture. There, you will also find the site museum of the archaeological complex that bears the same name. Then, continue the tour through La Raya, stopping at the highest point to appreciate the beautiful landscape. Then you will go to a typical restaurant to enjoy a delicious buffet lunch. You will continue with a visit to the archaeological complex of Raqchi, also known as the Wiracocha Temple, a place with constructions of impressive size. Then, you will visit the beautiful Church of San Pedro Apostol, before embarking on the way back to the terminal where the transport will be waiting for you.

At the scheduled time, you will be transferred from the bus station to your Cusco hotel.

Overnight at the Selected Category Hotel in Cusco.

Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 7: Half Day Cusco City Tour And Nearby Ruins

You will visit the city of Cusco, known as the Imperial City and declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Here you will start your tour at the Koricancha Temple, an ancient Inca palace and cult center of the Sun God, above which the order of the Dominicans built a church, which remains standing to this day. You will continue ascending to the Fortress of Sacsayhuaman, an impressive example of Inca military architecture. Afterwards, you will explore Q'enqo archeological site, where important Inca ceremonies took place. Finally, you will arrive to the Plaza de Armas (main square), where you will visit the Cathedral, the most important temple in the city.

Overnight at the Selected Category Hotel in Cusco.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 8: Full Day Living The Authentic Sacred Valley

You will head to Chinchero to visit the PARWA Center, where you will have the chance to appreciate beautiful textiles and even buy some to take home. After, visit the Chinchero church, which was built by the Spanish in 1607 and remains standing until today. Continue with a visit to the Chinchero ruins, where you will find an important Inca center in which terraces and aqueducts were built. Then, you will stop at the Raqchi Viewpoint, from where you will have a panoramic view of the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Afterwards, you will head towards the town of Ollantaytambo, where you will find the imposing Inca fortress that bears the same name. This place is of great historical importance, because it is where Manco Inca defeated the Spanish forces in 1538. Then, you will descend to the town of Ollantaytambo which stands out for still maintaining the Inca urban planning as part of his original urban layout, with some buildings and narrow stone alleys. You can tour the town and visit the local market.

Overnight at the Selected Category Hotel in Sacred Valley.

Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 9: Full Day - Machu Picchu - The Voyager

You will visit one of the most important tourist destinations in the world: Machu Picchu. Your excursion starts aboard a train towards the town of Aguas Calientes, also known as Machu Picchu Pueblo. The natural beauty of the surroundings makes the train ride the best way to start your visit. Once you arrive, you will begin the ascent to the ruins. This visit will, without a doubt, be one of your most memorable experiences. After you reach the top, you will take a tour of Machu Picchu, learning the history and mysteries of one of the Seven Wonders of the World. And, with amazing sceneries all around, you will surely have more than one spectacular photo-op. Then, it’s back to Aguas Calientes for lunch at a local restaurant. Finally, you will board the train for the return journey. Upon your arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel.

Overnight at the Selected Category Hotel in Cusco.

Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 10: Cusco, Lima

At the scheduled time, you will be transferred from your Cusco hotel to the airport to take your flight to Lima.

Upon arrival, you will be assisted at the airtport and transfered to the hotel.

Overnight at the Selected Category Hotel in Lima.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 11:Half Day City Tour: Tour Of Colonial And Modern Lima / Visit To The Larco Museum

You will visit the modern and colonial parts of Lima, known as The City of Kings, starting at the districts of Miraflores and San Isidro, and passing along a “huaca” or sacred pre-Inca site, before heading to the Historic Center. There, you will walk along some of the most historically important streets of the city, leading to the Plaza de Armas, where you will have some time to take pictures of the amazing colonial architecture that surrounds it. You will also have the chance to take a peek into an iconic building, that has served Lima’s citizens for centuries and continues to be an important landmark. Then you will visit the impressive Convent of Santo Domingo, an astonishing building with colonial style. After exploring the Historical Center, you will head towards the Larco Museum, which houses the incomparable Treasures of Ancient Peru private collection.

Overnight at the Selected Category Hotel in Lima.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 12: Lima

At the scheduled time, you will be transferred to the airport to board your departure flight.

Meals: Breakfast


Remarks:

* Prices are per person, based on two travelers sharing a room.

Solo traveler pricing is available upon request. Air and hotel taxes are included. Restrictions may apply. Date availability varies by city.

Exceptional conditions for reservations made between April 01st, 2020, and March 31st, 2021.

All reservations under the title "Flexible booking and travel later" will be governed exclusively by the terms and conditions established in said promotion, and therefore the general conditions established in the previous paragraphs will not apply.


The conditions for reservations made between April 01st, 2020 and March 31st, 2021, are as follows:

• The promotion will apply to all bookings made between April 01stl 2020 and March 31st 2021.

• The customer has up to 30 days before the departure of the trip to request the flexible booking and travel later. Journeyou will provide a Travel voucher to use until December 2021.

• As for flights, modification fees will be applied according to the specific fare conditions.

price per person From
US$2,857
Based on 2 adults
Trip summary
2 Adults
6/10/2021 - 6/21/2021
Nights 11
This idea includes
Destinations 7
Transports 3
Accommodations 7
Tours 1
Tour summary
Address
Pick up at La Paz Airport
Included

- Welcome kit and detailed itinerary upon arrival.

- Transfers: airport/hotel/airport

- 2 nights accommodation in Lima, 3 nights accommodation in Cusco, 1 night accommodation in Sacred Valley, 1 night accommodation in Puno, 1 night accommodation at Sun Island, 2 nights accommodation in La Paz and 1 night in Colchani.

- Daily breakfast at the hotels

- Entrances to all the activities mentioned on the Itinerary.

- Machu Picchu Tour with Voyager train ticket and lunch (doesn’t include drinks)

- Domestic airfare

Excluded

- International airfare.

- Airport taxes.

- Beverages at meals and tips.

- Items not specified in the itinerary.

Hotels

Tourist Category

La Paz: Gloria Hotel or Similar

www.hotelglorialapaz.com

Colchani: Jardines de Uyuni or Similar

www.jardinesdeuyuni.com

Sun Island: Ecolodge La Estancia or Similar

www.ecolodge-laketiticaca.com

Puno: Xima Puno Hotel or Similar

www.ximahotels.com

Sacred Valley: Tikawasi Valley Hotel or Similar

www.tikawasivalley.net

Cusco: Inkarri Hotel or Similar

www.inkarricusco.com

Lima: Ferre de Ville Hotel or Similar

www.hotelesferre.com


First Class Category

La Paz: El Rey Palace Hotel or Similar

www.reypalacehotel.com

Colchani: Palacio de Sal or Similar

www.palaciodesal.com.bo

Sun Island: Ecolodge La Estancia

www.ecolodge-laketiticaca.com

Puno: Casa Andina Premium Puno Hotel or Similar

www.casa-andina.com

Sacred Valley: Casa Andina Premium Valle Sagrado Hotel or Similar

www.casa-andina.com

Cusco: Casa Andina Premium Cusco Hotel or Similar

www.casa-andina.com

Lima: Casa Andina Premium Miraflores Hotel or Similar

www.casa-andina.com

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