Machu Picchu, Rainbow Mountain and Salt Flats
Andes, alpacas and the Altiplano - explore the unique and diverse landscapes of Peru and Bolivia on this 11 day Adventure
Jetset away to South America on an exhilarating fun-filled 11 day trip to some of the most famous destinations in the entire world. Visit the incredible Machu Picchu, wander around ancient sites and experience the fascinating Incan culture. Let the Salt Flats take your breath away and get adventurous as you hike to the beautiful Rainbow Mountain in Peru. Why would you want to go anywhere else?
Please note: Due to the current political situation in Bolivia, this tour may run on a slightly different itinerary. Please contact us for more information.
Day 1: Hello Peru
Land in Cusco, Peru and uncover the legendary sights of this spectacular city. Wander through historic winding streets before meeting your group and trip leader for a welcome meeting and orientation.
Day 2: Malaga Pass
Grab your helmet as you peddle to the Malaga Pass on an breathtaking bike ride. Rush past incredible views of the Andes Mountains, spot llamas grazing, and stop by Incan archaeological sites.
Day 3: Santa Teresa
Trek along the Urubamba river to Santa Teresa today. Hike through incredible jungle landscapes, through coffee plantations and cocoa field, before finishing the day at the Hot Springs to rest your muscles.
Day 4: Santa Teresa/Aguas Calientes
This morning, get your adrenaline rush as you zipline through the jungle canopy. Then venture to the quirky town of Aguas Calientes, the jungle gateway to Machu Picchu.
Day 5: Machu Picchu/Cusco
Have an early start this morning to arrive at Machu Picchu for an unforgettable sunrise over the Lost City of the Incas. Enjoy a guided tour of the site with your group and discover its fascinating history, before heading back to Cusco.
Day 6: Rainbow Mountain
Explore one of South America's most unique natural landscapes today as you travel to Rainbow Mountain. Get some incredible shot's at the perfectly instagrammable mountains, splashed with an amazing variety of colours.
Day 7: Cusco/La Paz
Journey onwards to La Paz, Bolivia and lose yourself on a free day as you uncover the city. Go shopping in the Witches' Market or explore the incredible landscapes of the Valley of the Moon.
Days 8-10: Salt Flats
Travel to the magical Salt Flats for 3 incredible days of adventure. Wander across the desert altiplano and be stunned by lunar-like surface of the flats. Stay in a salt lodge, and explore the amazing flats by 4x4 with your group!
Day 11: La Paz
Arrive back in La Paz this morning and opt for some additional fun-filled activities on your very last day in South America. See Chacaltaya mountain or stroll through the beautiful streets before departing home.
- 10 nights accommodation are included
- 7 nights in simple twin-share hotels
- 2 nights in a multi-share lodge
- 1 night on an overnight bus
- 8 breakfasts, 5 lunches & 2 dinners are included
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You should arrive on day 1 into Cusco in Peru in time for your early evening welcome meeting. Your trip ends on day 11 in La Paz. As you will be arriving into La Paz by overnight bus we recommend booking your flights to depart no earlier than the afternoon/early evening from La Paz Airport in Bolivia. An airport transfer is not included but a travel advisor can help you arrange this.
As a response to the outbreak of Covid-19, many of our local partners and suppliers are putting in place new measures and policies regarding health and safety in response to the outbreak. These new measures will change and evolve over time, and the policies and procedures will vary depending on each trip. Some of the changes you may experience are:
- Updated safety & hygiene procedures
- Arrival safety meetings
- Smaller group sizes
- Knowledgeable & Trained Staff
- Access to 24/7 emergency support
- Different transport & accommodation
It's important you also take steps to make travelling safer. You should abide by local laws and restrictions, and follow the guidance of the local team. You should also bring and use your own face coverings/masks and hand sanitiser, social distance where needed, wash your hands frequently, and cover your face when sneezing or coughing.