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From Machu Picchu to Uyuni

Peru & Bolivia in 14 Days, 13 Nights in Destination

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The perfect trip for lovers of nature and culture. Uncover the Inca heritage of Peru at Machu Picchu and Lake Titicaca before heading to Bolivia to experience the otherworldly landscapes of Uyuni!

Trip Highlights

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    La Paz
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    Lake Titicaca
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    Salar de Uyuni
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    Cusco
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    Lima
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    Machu Picchu
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    Sacred Valley

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  1. All flights

  2. Accommodation

  3. All transfers

  4. Activities

  5. Some meals

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  • Accommodation in Charm and Superior category hotels.
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Accommodation: 13 Nights

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Day 1 to 3

Arawi Miraflores Express

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Lima

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The hotels we select comply with our high standards and requirements per category. The allocation is dependent on availability and seasonality, so you can be assigned any of our selection, including the following: Habitat Hotel, Ibis Larco Miraflores, Ibis Lima Reducto Miraflores, Mercure Ariosto Lima

Itinerary

Experience the natural beauty and incredible history of Peru and Bolivia on an unforgettable two-country tour. Touch down in Lima before exploring the Sacred Valley and legendary Machu Picchu! Get to know Cuzco and discover the charms of Lake Titicaca before heading to vibrant La Paz! Next, the endless salt flats of Uyuni await, one of the most incredible landscapes on earth!

 

1st Day: UK/Ireland - Peru
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It's time to set off on an unforgettable adventure through Peru and Bolivia! Head to your departure airport, ready to catch a flight to Lima. Touch down in Lima, the capital of Peru and situated on the Pacific Coast. Transfer to the hotel, and spend the rest of the day exploring the city's colonial streets and magical plazas at your leisure. Overnight stay in Lima.

If you want to have the hotel room available before 2:00 p.m., you can add early check-in at an additional cost. In case you are interested, you will be able to see the price and do the upsell in the next step of the purchase process.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Arawi Miraflores Express or similar

90 Reviews

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2nd Day: Lima
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Breakfast at the hotel. Today, enjoy a half-day city tour of Lima, to discover both the colonial-era and modern parts of the capital. Start by exploring the district of Miraflores, passing through an ancient pre-Inca sacred site. Next, explore the neighborhoods of San Isidro, Lince and Cercado before heading to the Historic Center to see the Palace of Justice, Museum of Lima, Museum of Italian Art, French Palace and Plaza San Martin. Continue on foot as you discover the charms of Plaza de Armas to admire the exquisite colonial architecture that surrounds it including the Cathedral of Lima, the Municipal Palace, the Government Palace and the Archbishop's Palace. Spend some free time taking photos before returning to Miraflores to visit Parque del Amor, where you can enjoy beautiful views of the Peruvian coastline and the Pacific Ocean. The remainder of the day is free at your leisure, with the option to visit the famous Magic Water Fountain Complex!* Overnight stay in Lima.

*Optional Half-Day Magic Water Complex Excursion: Visit the Magic Water Circuit, the largest fountain complex in the world! Home to 13 individual fountains, see the enormous Magic Fountain, which launches jets of water 80 meters into the air, explore the Tunnel of Surprises and Children's Fountain and discover the Dream Labyrinth Fountain, a maze formed by walls of water.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Arawi Miraflores Express or similar

90 Reviews

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Activities

included
City Tour of Colonial and Modern Lima

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Explore Experience Peru: Pack of 2 Excursions
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Half-Day Magic Water Complex Excursion

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3rd Day: Lima - Cuzco - Sacred Valley
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Breakfast at the hotel. At the indicated time, transfer to the airport for a flight to Cuzco. Arrive in Cuzco, the former Inca capital, and transfer to the Sacred Valley, on the way stop at Museo Sulca, a textile exhibition center where you can admire various fabrics and ceramics inspired by Pre-Inca and Inca cultures. Here, you can see the funerary blankets of Paracas, as well as exact replicas of the Khipus, Tocapus and Inca Ceramics from Chancay and Nazca. Continue to your hotel and enjoy the remainder of the day at your leisure. Overnight stay in the Sacred Valley.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Agustos Urubamba or similar

421 Reviews

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4th Day: Sacred Valley - Machu Picchu - Sacred Valley
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Breakfast at the hotel. Today, an exciting day awaits you in Machu Picchu, one of the 7 wonders of the world and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Transfer to the village of Ollantaytambo to travel by train to Aguas Calientes* (Machu Picchu village) and enjoy the beautiful green mountain scenery along the way.

Once there, transfer by bus to the ancient Inca city of the Citadel for approximately a 2:30h visit which may take place in the morning or afternoon depending on availability. Enjoy the spectacular views of this Peruvian treasure built in the 15th century at an altitude of more than 2000 meters. 

Return by bus to Aguas Calientes and, depending on the return train schedule, you will have free time to explore the town at your own pace. Travel by train back to Ollantaytambo, transfer to the hotel and overnight stay in Sacred Valley.

*The reservation includes a standard category train (Expedition train or Voyager train). You have the option to add a supplement to travel on a higher category train (360º train or Vistadome train) in the next step of the booking process.

Please note: In order to offer this tour, it is the passenger's responsibility to send us a copy of his/her passport at least 55 days in advance; otherwise, we cannot guarantee the visit to Machu Picchu (tickets are limited and subject to availability).

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Agustos Urubamba or similar

421 Reviews

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Activities

included
Machu Picchu Citadel Guided Tour

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Optional
Upgrade to a Panoramic Train
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5th Day: Sacred Valley - Cuzco
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Breakfast at the hotel. Set off towards Cuzco, with the opportunity to enjoy optional Sacred Valley excursions along the way, to experience the best of the region.* Arrive in Cuzco and spend the remainder of the day at your leisure, enjoying the lively plazas at night. Overnight stay in Cuzco.

*Optional Essence of the Sacred Valley Excursion: Visit Chinchero and the PARWA Centre, to appreciate the colourful traditional textiles. Next, visit the church of Chinchero before heading to the Racchi panoramic viewpoint for a fantastic view across the valley. Explore Ollantaytambo and its Inca fortress. Price per person with lunch and 'Boleto Turisitco' included granting entrance to the Sacred Valley and surrounding sights.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Rojas Inn or similar

282 Reviews

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Activities

Optional
The Essence of the Sacred Valley (with lunch and 'Boleto Turisitco')

Moderate

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6th Day: Cuzco
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Breakfast at the hotel. Today, set off on a fascinating half-day tour of Cuzco. Begin in the iconic Plaza de Armas, and visit the Cathedral. From here, walk to the Koricancha Temple, an impressive ancient Inca palace, in honour of the Sun God. Today, a Dominican church stands on the site. Finally, visit the lively San Blas neighbourhood, known for its artists, shops and artisan workshops. 

*Optional Cuzco Photography Workshop: Move away from the tourist route to discover the real Cuzco with this unique photography workshop. Using either your mobile device or camera, follow a professional photographer around the city to learn how to capture the essence of Cuzco in unique and exciting ways! This excursion is a fun and hands-on way to discover the hidden corners of Cuzco.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Rojas Inn or similar

282 Reviews

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Activities

included
Half-Day Cusco Tour

Moderate

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Cuzco Photography Workshop

Moderate

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7th Day: Cuzco - Puno
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Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to Cuzco bus station to catch the bus to Puno. Leave the station and start your journey on the bus to Puno and enjoy the marvellous landscapes of the South Valley of Cuzco. Discover Andahuaylas, a beautiful 17th-century church, featuring an impressive organ decorated with angels and cherubs. Continue on the road and visit the ruins of Racqui, also known as the ´Temple of the God Wiracocha. After lunch, discover La Raya, the highest point on the highway between Cuzco and Puno for amazing views of the landscape. Visit the historic town of Pucara, once an important centre of the Inca civilisation. Arrive in Puno, and transfer to the hotel. Overnight stay in Puno.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Hacienda Puno or similar

768 Reviews

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Activities

included
Touristic Bus Cuzco - Puno

Light

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8th Day: Puno
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Breakfast at the hotel. Set off on an unforgettable full-day excursion to the islands of Lake Titicaca with lunch box included. Depart by boat to Taquile Island, which dates back to pre-Inca times. The Islanders are famous for their beautiful clothing, their incredible knits and their thriving textile industry. Skilled craftsmen, these communities are dedicated to keeping their traditions alive. Next, visit the floating island of Uros situated in the middle of Lake Titicaca and built with layers of totora reeds. Return to the hotel and overnight stay in Puno.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Hacienda Puno or similar

768 Reviews

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Activities

included
Lake Titicaca: Uros & Taquile Islands

Moderate

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9th Day: Puno - Copacabana
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Breakfast at the hotel. This morning, catch the bus to Copacabana, crossing the border into Bolivia. Arrive in this beautiful lake-side village, a colorful place bursting with traditional culture and fascinating architecture, and self-transfer to your hotel. The remainder of the day is free to explore the delights of Copacabana at your leisure. Visit its 16th-century Basilica, admire the charms of Copacabana village or hike to the top of Calvary Hill for exceptional views of Lake Titicaca. Overnight stay in Copacabana.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Hotel La Cupula or similar

941 Reviews

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10th Day: Copacabana - La Paz
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Breakfast at the hotel. Begin the day with a half-day excursion to Isla del Sol. Navigate the tranquil waters of Lake Titicaca as you travel 90-minutes by boat to Isla del Sol. This island is home to indigenous people of Quechua origin and is considered a place of sacred significance to the Inca people. Climb the famous 500 Inca stairs to visit the incredible Pilkokaine archaeological site as you follow in the footsteps of the ancient Incas and learn more about their traditions and way of life. After exploring Isla del Sol, return to Copacabana. In the afternoon transfer to the bus station to catch a bus to La Paz, a journey of approximately 4-5 hours. Arrive in the capital and transfer to the hotel. The highest capital city in the world, La Paz is situated at an altitude of 3640 meters above sea level! Surrounded by the towering mountains of the altiplano, La Paz is a place of buzzing street markets, excellent museums and colorful architecture. If time allows, the evening is free to soak up the ambience of the city's plazas and indulge in authentic Bolivian cuisine. Overnight stay in La Paz.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Naira or similar

342 Reviews

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Activities

included
Half-Day Isla del Sol Excursion

Challenging

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11th Day: La Paz - Uyuni
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Breakfast at the hotel. Set off for the airport to catch a flight to Uyuni, home of the incredible Uyuni Salt Flats! Arrive in the small town of Uyuni and transfer to your hotel. Once an important railroad junction, today Uyuni is better known as the gateway to the largest and most beautiful salt flats on earth! After your journey, enjoy a relaxing evening at your leisure. Alternatively, experience the splendour of the Uyuni Salt Flats on an optional stargazing tour.* Overnight stay in Uyuni. 

*Optional Uyuni Salt Flats Stargazing Tour: Transfer to the salt flats to observe the sky in all its glory with the stars and the Milky Way in one of the darkest places on earth. Enjoy an intimate encounter with nature in a very special atmosphere and see the reflection of the stars in the salt mirror; a perfect opportunity to take wonderful photos.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Hotel Nido del Flamenco or similar

18 Reviews

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Activities

Optional
Uyuni Stargazing Night Tour

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Upgrade 3* to Luna Salada Salt Hotel in Uyuni
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12th Day: Uyuni - La Paz
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An exciting day awaits! After breakfast at the hotel, set off to the incredible Uyuni Salt Flatsa true natural wonder and highlight of any trip to Bolivia! Firstly, pay a visit to the Train Cemetery, a relic of an abandoned 19th-century project to expand the Uyuni train network. Next, continue to Colchaniwhere you can observe salt processing and extraction andOjos de Sal, the Salt Flat's subterranean river outlets. Continue your adventure at Incahuasi Islanda unique and isolated ecosystem populated by giant cacti that measure up to 10 meters high. Next, enjoy lunch in the middle of the salt flats before watching the sunset with a glass of wine, an experience not to be forgotten! As the day draws to a close, head to the bus station to catch an overnight bus to La Paz. Night on board.

Please note: It is possible to visit year-round, however, during rainy season (November to March) the salt flats might flood and you will not be able to visit Incahuasi Island. During this season, the salt flat becomes the world's biggest mirror when a layer of water sits on top of the salt desert's crust. 

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Night Bus Uyuni - La Paz or similar
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Activities

included
Full-Day Uyuni Tour Including Lunch

Moderate

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13th Day: La Paz
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Arrive in La Paz this morning and spend a day at your leisure enjoying the delights of this wonderful city. Explore the local markets, find inspiration in the city's museums or go shopping for last-minute souvenirs. Alternatively, we recommend an optional city tour or an exciting excursion to the famous Moon Valley!* Overnight stay in La Paz.

If you want to have the hotel room available before 2:00 p.m., you can add early check-in at an additional cost. In case you are interested, you will be able to see the price and do the upsell in the next step of the purchase process.

*Optional Half-Day La Paz Like A Local City Tour: Meet your guide at the hotel and head to the cable car station to enjoy spectacular views of the northern and central parts of the city. Disembark the cable car and enjoy a guided walk through the city's most colourful streets and markets. Visit the Musical Instruments Museum and taste an authentic Bolivian empanada at Plaza Murillo before heading to the famous Witches Market to see an array of traditional Andean products known for their medicinal properties.

*Optional Moon Valley Excursion: Discover a treasure of nature as you leave the city and head for the otherworldly landscapes of Moon Valley. With a lunar-like appearance, visit this incredible place, full of craters, rock formations and pinnacles. From here, enjoy spectacular views of the Andes as you explore the walking paths and marvel at the unique geology.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Naira or similar

342 Reviews

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Activities

Optional
Half-Day City tour and Moon Valley

Moderate

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Half-Day La Paz Like A Local City Tour

Moderate

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14th Day: La Paz - UK/Ireland
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Breakfast at the hotel. After a once-in-a-lifetime adventure through Peru and Bolivia, it's time to head home. At the indicated time, transfer to the airport to catch a flight back to the UK/Ireland. Arrive in the UK/Ireland and end your trip.

Included activities

Included

City Tour of Colonial and Modern Lima

Included activity for day 2 in Lima

Enjoy an informative and interesting city tour of Lima, including its Historic Centre and the Santo Domingo Convent.

Duration 03:30h Approx. Pick up time: 09:00 Approx

Physical rating:

Light

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Schedule determined by reserved frequency. Please note that the train transfer will be by Expedition or Voyager train, depending on availability.

Machu Picchu Citadel Guided Tour

Included activity for day 4 in Machu Picchu

Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Machu Picchu, a true wonder of the world! Discover these ancient Inca ruins, perched high in the Andes, for a truly unforgettable experience!

Duration 01:30h Approx. Pick up time: info at destination

Physical rating:

Active

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Half-Day Cusco Tour

Included activity for day 6 in Cusco

Embark on this tour of Cuzco and acquaint yourself with the most iconic locations of the city; from the San Pedro Market and the Plaza de Armas to the Cathedral and Koricancha Temple.

Duration 03:00h Approx. Pick up time: 14:00 Approx

Physical rating:

Moderate

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Touristic Bus Cuzco - Puno

Included activity for day 7

Enjoy the marvellous landscapes of the South Valley of Cuzco.

Duration 10:00h Approx. Pick up time: 06:30 Approx

Physical rating:

Light

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Available Activities

Activities are subject to availability. The price for each optional activity will be shown in the next step of the booking process.
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Upgrade to a Panoramic Train

Suggested activity for day 4

Explore the landscape with panoramic windows and an open-air observatory car where you can enjoy all the beauty of the landscape. This upgrade can be either to the 360ª Train or to the Vistadome, depending on availability.

Physical rating:

Light

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Pick up time may vary depending on the assigned hotel.

The Essence of the Sacred Valley (with lunch and 'Boleto Turisitco')

Suggested activity for day 5 in Sacred Valley

Full day excursion to the Sacred Valley including Ollantaytambo, PARWA Traditional Textiles Centre and Chinchero. Lunch and BTCP included.

Duration 08:00h Approx. Pick up time: 07:00 Approx

Physical rating:

Moderate

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Cuzco Photography Workshop

Suggested activity for day 6 in Cusco

Discover the real Cuzco with this unique photography workshop. Using either your mobile device or camera, follow a professional photographer around the city to learn how to capture the essence of Cuzco in unique and exciting ways!

Duration 02:00h Approx. Pick up time: 10:00 Approx

Physical rating:

Moderate

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Optional
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This tour is subject to weather conditions.

Uyuni Stargazing Night Tour

Suggested activity for day 11 in Salar de Uyuni

Depart your hotel this evening and journey to the salt flat where you can observe the night sky in all its glory! Free of light pollution, observe the star-studded sky and the Milky Way and see them reflected in the mirror-like surface of the salt flat.

Duration 03:00h Approx. Pick up time: 20:00 Approx

Physical rating:

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The price includes

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  • Departures from main UK/Ireland airports.
  • International flights: UK/Ireland - Lima, La Paz - UK/Ireland.
  • Internal flights: Lima - Cuzco, La Paz - Uyuni.*
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  • Journey from the Sacred Valley - Aguas Calientes on board the Expedition or Voyager Train.**
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  • 12 nights accommodation in Charm category hotels and 1 overnight bus journey from Uyuni - La Paz.
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  • 12 breakfasts and 4 lunches.
  • Transfers in air-conditioned vehicles and shared bus transfers: Cuzco - Puno, Puno - Copacabana, Copacabana - La Paz, Uyuni - La Paz.
  • Air taxes and fuel surcharge.
  • ATOL Protection.
  • Uyuni Salt Flats Excursion.
*The cancellation policy applicable is according to the Terms and Conditions available and agreed at the time of your purchase

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Drinks, tips and any other services not mentioned in what's included.

If your destination is in the USA or Canada, or if your selected flights to a different destination have connections in the USA or Canada, it is mandatory to have an ESTA (for USA) or an eTA (for Canada) before travelling.

ESTAhttps://esta.cbp.dhs.gov/esta/

eTAhttps://www.canada.ca/en/immigration-refugees-citizenship/services/visit-canada/eta.html 

*Documentation of the internal flights will be delivered at your destination. It is essential to fill in the passport information correctly for each passenger in the given boxes at the end of the reservations process.

Maximum checked baggage limit on internal flights is 15kg.

** You can choose to upgrade to a different train for this journey in the next step of the booking process.

You will be able to carry 1 piece of luggage per person weighing a maximum of 5kg. on board the train.

To access the citadel of Machu Picchu, you can bring a personal bag that does not exceed 40x35x20cm. In case it exceeds the indicated measurements, you will be able to keep it during the visit for a price of approx. 2$ per bag. Please note that it is forbidden to enter with plastic bottles or bags.

It is the customer's responsibility to send a copy of their passports in time (no less than 55 days before the trip) in order to guarantee the entrance to Macchu Picchu. Note that tickets are subject to a maximum capacity and availability is limited.

We strongly recommend you consult your GP regarding the possible effects of altitude sickness.

It is necessary to obtain a visa to travel to Bolivia, otherwise you can buy one at the Bolivian immigration office or process it online through the following website: https://portalmre.rree.gob.bo/formvisas/.

  • Peru
  • Bolivia
    • Entry requirements

      Passport with at least six months validity.

    • Visa

      No visa is required to enter the country.

    • Currency

      Peruvian Sol.

    • Language

      Spanish.

    • Electricity

      220V, 60 Hz.

    • Health

      Please consult your doctor regarding the vaccination against yellow fever and malaria prophylaxis. Travellers over 60 years must consult their doctor as the Yellow Fever vaccine can have serious side effects.

    • Time zone

      GMT - 05:00.

    • Tourist Office website

      https://www.peru.travel/en-uk/

    Remember to download your e-ticket to confirm the times of your flights and to complete online check-in using the airline’s website, or directly at the check-in desk at the airport.

    Accommodation at the hotels is as indicated. In the event of any changes to accommodation, they will always be of the same, or a higher category. The category of hotels is not standardized across all countries in the world. For this reason, the criteria may differ depending on the destination country's own standards.

    In the case of adverse weather conditions, for safety reasons or for any other reasons deemed appropriate, the order and duration of the excursions included in the itinerary may be changed or cancelled without prior notice.

    If you have reduced mobility, require the use of a wheelchair, or you would prefer this tour to be a private experience for you and your group, you must contact our Experts at +44 20 8068 3176 before booking to ensure that your needs can be met.

    While on the road, it is highly unlikely that the vehicle will be equipped with wifi or bathroom facilities, though rest stops will be made for long trips. We recommend purchasing a new SIM card at the airport or placing an e-SIM before travel to guarantee internet connection.

    The Foreign & Commonwealth Office offer up-to-date travel advice by visiting https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice

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    The trip was amazing...

    The guides were informative and made interesting stops along the way during our transfers. We added the tour of the Sacred Valley and saw the Temple of the Sun, which was a highlight after being at Machu Picchu the previous day. We saw even more of the Inca's amazing architecture and terraces.

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