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A comprehensive group tour to the cultural heart of the Inca Empire. Explore culinary Lima, colonial Cusco, enchanting Machu Picchu and the Sun Island in Lake Titicaca. Complete your journey with a visit to the fascinating Uyuni Salt Flats.
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12 nights accommodation, meals as indicated, transportation and sightseeing as specified and services of a tour escort throughout.
Explore Sun Island, the birthplace of the Incas and have a surreal and unforgettable experience visiting the salt flats at Uyuni. Spend time with a local community in the Sacred Valley and visit the Ollantaytambo ruins and discover the colonial and Inca legacy in Cusco.
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Striking scenery of the Sacred Valley of the Incas
Mystical Machu Picchu - perched high on the Andes
Awe-inspiring Lake Titicaca
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Upon arriving in Lima, you will be transferred to your hotel.
Discover colonial and modern Lima, the "City of Kings". Your city tour explores to the most interesting sights and neighbourhoods of Lima. (B)
Fly to Cuzco. Upon arrival you will be met and transferred to the Sacred Valley of the Incas, allowing you to acclimatise due to its lower altitude. (B)
Discover the beautiful Andean village of Chinchero and its impressive ruins. Spend time with a local community before heading to Ollantaytambo ruins, a fortress that also served as a temple. In the afternoon you will board the train to Machu Picchu. Overnight at Aguas Calientes. (B)(L)
Enjoy a guided tour of the fable citadel built in the 15th century and learn about the history that surrounds this mystical and enchanting Inca site. Return to Aguas Calientes for lunch, before boarding the train back to Cuzco. (B)(L)
Discover the ancient Inca capital on a walking city tour. Visits include the most icon sights such as the colonial Cathedral, Korikancha or Temple of the Sun, the lovely Church of La Compañia and the Sacsayhuaman fortress with magnificent views over the city. (B)
Travel by coach to Puno. The scenery is splendid and you may spot some of the local fauna including llamas and alpacas. Visit an ancient church dating from the 17th century, Racchi -also known as the "Temple of Wiracocha and the archaeological site of Puca-Pucara. Upon arrival in Puno you will be transferred to your hotel. (B)
Morning drive to Copacabana. Here you gain the first sight of the impressive Lake Titicaca. Board your boat to Sun Island and enjoy a traditional lunch known as Aptapi. Continue to the ruins of Pilkokaina from where you will hike to La Estancia Eco Lodge. Located in the southern part of the island, the lodge offers mesmerizing views of Lake Titicaca. (B)(L)(D)
Explore Sun Island, the birthplace of the Incas. Visit The Inca Stairs and the Water of the Eternal Youth fountain. Continue by boat to the Island of the Moon and visit the Inca ruins of Iñak Uyu. Return to Copacabana for your transfer to La Paz. (B)(L)
Day at leisure.
Fly to Uyuni. Exploring the salt flats is an unforgettable and surreal experience. Your day is packed with activities including visits to the Colchani village, Incahuasi Island where we find an expanse of giant cacti, sighting flamingos at the shores of Tunupa volcano and admiring the most spectacular sunsets. The experience is complete with an overnight at a salt hotel. (B)(L)(D)
An early start to watch the sunrise over the salt flats, before your transfer to the airport. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel. (B)
Transfer to the airport. (B)
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