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14 Nights - £4,780pp

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Chile, Bolivia & Peru Overland

Central Valleys, Chile

Central Valleys, Chile

Santiago

Santiago

Valparaiso

Valparaiso

El Tatio Geysers

El Tatio Geysers

Atacama Desert

Atacama Desert

Unforgettable Landscapes

Unforgettable Landscapes

Uyuni Salt Lake

Uyuni Salt Lake

Incahuasi Island

Incahuasi Island

La Paz

La Paz

Lake Titicaca

Lake Titicaca

Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu

 

The journey begins in Chile’s cosmopolitan capital, Santiago before venturing out into the nearby Viña del Mar and Valparaíso.

Continue north to San Pedro de Atacama, an Indian village encircled by volcanoes and the base for exploring the stunning Atacama Desert.

After a stay in San Pedro, start your overland trip through coloured lagoons and the surreal Uyuni salt plains.

Cross Lake Titicaca, (the Sacred Lake of the Incas) and arrive at Puno before flying to Cusco to experience Machu Picchu, one of the highlights of any trip to South America.

Complete your journey in Lima, exploring Peru’s finest museums and world class restaurants.

At a glance

  • International flights from the UK
  • Domestic flights
  • All taxes
  • Airport transfers
  • Private and shared road transfers
  • English speaking guide
  • Necessary entrance fees
  • Train ticket to/from Machu Picchu
  • Bus ticket to/from Machu Picchu
  • 3 nights Santiago
  • 2 nights San Pedro de Atacama
  • 1 night Siloli Desert
  • 1 night Colchani
  • 1 night La Paz
  • 1 night Puno
  • 4 nights Cusco
  • 1 night Lima
  • Santiago city tour
  • Viña del Mar and Valparaíso day trip
  • Moon Valley 
  • El Tatio Geysers
  • Salar de Uyuni
  • La Paz city tour
  • Lake Titicaca - Sun Island
  • Cusco city tour
  • Machu Picchu guided tour
  • Lima city tour

Day 1: UK - Santiago

Fly from the UK to Santiago.

On arrival you will be met and transferred to your chosen hotel.

Overnight Santiago. Breakfast included.

Day 2: Santiago

Enjoy a morning city tour visiting Santiago's main attractions including the colonial city centre, the neo-classical La Moneda Palace, the Plaza de Armas and the artistic centre of Bellavista.

Spend the afternoon at leisure to explore independently.

Overnight Santiago. Breakfast included.

Day 3: Santiago - Viña & Valparaíso - Santiago 

Head northwest from Santiago to Viña del Mar and Valparaíso.

Admire the views on the way through the coastal mountain range towards the Pacific Coast.

Pass through Viña del Mar, an elegant and sophisticated seaside resort with fine hotels, palm tree-lines avenues and lovely villas.

Visit its famous ‘Quinta Vergara’, formerly home of Viña’s founding family and today internationally known for its annual music festival.

Continue to the historic port of Valparaíso (a UNESCO World Heritage Site), set on a crescent of hills and famous for its labyrinth-style streets and funicular railways.

Return to Santiago in the evening.

Overnight Santiago. Breakfast included.

Day 4: Santiago - San Pedro de Atacama

Transfer to the airport for your morning flight to Calama. On arrival you will be transferred to your hotel. 

In the afternoon enjoy a spectacular sunset in Moon Valley. 

This enigmatic landscape has bizarre rock formations and strange figures that nature has formed out of salt and clay.

See the salt figures ‘Tres Marias’ and the Salt Caverns at sunset, a beautiful time of day to be here.

There is also an optional short hike to one of the giant sand dunes in the valley.

Overnight San Pedro de Atacama. Breakfast included.

Day 5: San Pedro - El Tatio Geysers - San Pedro

Have a very early start around 4 am and head north to the famous El Tatio Geysers, at over 4,400 metres, to arrive for sunrise.

Super-heated water emerges powerfully from the frozen ground in over 100 geysers, boiling pools and fumaroles.

Enjoy breakfast next to the geysers and afterwards take a walk around the geothermal field close to this natural wonder.

If possible (depending on the activity of the geyser) you can take a bath in the hot thermal pools.

Afterwards drive on to visit Machuca, a former ancestral site, with houses built in the traditional way, before returning to San Pedro around midday, with the rest of the day to relax after the early start.

Overnight San Pedro de Atacama. Breakfast included.

Day 6: San Pedro - Hito Cajón - Siloli Desert

Today cross between Chile and Bolivia, where a 4WD jeep will be waiting.

Visit the White and Green Lagoon at the foot of Lincancabur Volcano.

Continue to the Dali Desert with its surrealist columns of stones sculpted bt the wind.

Also visit Red Lagoon famous as the main flamingo nesting site in the region.

Overnight Siloli Desert. All meals included.

Day 7: Siloli Desert - Uyuni - Colchani

Travelling on through the Siloli Desert, make some short stops to take pictures of the incredible landscape, before arriving at “Isla Incahuasi”, located in the centre of the Great Salt Flat.

Here you will find extraordinary calcareous rocks, large populations of Cactus, caves, tunnels and a spectacular panoramic view of the Salt Flat from the top.

Visit “Ojos de Agua” (Eyes of water), consisting of small salt water eruptions. 

Leave the salt flat behind and head to the Train Cemetery where you can learn more about Uyuni’s mining past and present.

Return back to the town of Colchani to stay overnight.

Overnight Colchani. All meals included.

Day 8: Colchani - Uyuni - La Paz

Early morning transfer to the airport of Uyuni for your scheduled flight to La Paz.

On arrival at La Paz Airport you will be met and transferred to your chosen hotel.

In the afternoon enjoy a city tour visiting the main attractions of La Paz, the world's highest capital city.

Overnight La Paz. Breakfast included.

Day 9: La Paz - Sun Island - Puno

After breakfast, start your journey by bus to Huatajata and explore the 'Andean Roots' cultural village.

Afterwards continue by bus to Copacabana and get to know the colonial church and its famous dark virgin before boarding a hydrofoil to Moon Island.

Sail to Sun Island before returning by boat to Copacabana and finally to Puno by bus.

Overnight Puno. Breakfast and lunch included.

Day 10: Puno - Cusco

A ten-hour bus trip takes you through picturesque Andean landscapes dotted with small villages and herds of llamas and vicunas.

Your final destination is Cusco, with three important stops along the way.

La Raya Pass (4,335 m) offers stunning panoramic views of the snow-capped Andes.

Lunch will be served shortly after  in a typical restaurant in Sicuani.

Viracocha Temple was the only Inca temple featuring cylindrical stone columns covered by fine clay layers, whilst the last stop is in Andahuaylillas, known for its baroque church dating back from the 17th century.

On arrival in Cusco you will be transferred to your chosen hotel.

Overnight Cusco. Breakfast and lunch included.

Day 11: Cusco

Enjoy a full day city tour of Cusco. 

Overnight Cusco. Breakfast included.

Day 12: Cusco - Machu Picchu- Cusco

Morning transfer by bus to Ollantaytambo train station.

The 1.5 hour train ride train takes you through the Sacred Valley of the Incas up to Machu Picchu Town.

On arrival a small bus takes you up the steep roads to the entrance of the citadel.

For centuries Machu Picchu remained undiscovered by the Spaniards and was only rediscovered in 1911 by the American explorer Hiram Bingham.

On a guided tour experience the uniqueness of the location and the genius that went into its construction, making this Inca site one of the seven wonders of the new world.

After the guided excursion, enjoy lunch in Aguas Calientes (also called Machu Picchu town) before returning to Cusco by train and bus.

Overnight Cusco. Breakfast and lunch included.

Day 13: Cusco

Enjoy the day at leisure.

Overnight Cusco. Breakfast included.

Day 14: Cusco - Lima

In the morning transfer to Cusco Airport for your scheduled flight to Lima.

On arrival enjoy a guided tour visiting Lima's most emblematic places and trendiest neighbourhoods.

The afternoon is at leisure.

Overnight Lima. Breakfast included.

Day 15: Lima - UK

Enjoy the day at leisure before transferring to the airport for your overnight flight back to the UK.

Day 16: Arrive UK

Arrive back in the UK.

Accommodation Suggestions Santiago:

Atton El Bosque

Accommodation Suggestions San Pedro de Atacama:

Hotel Altiplanico

Accommodation Suggestions Siloli Desert:

Tayka del Desierto

Accommodation Suggestions Colchani:

Luna Salada

Accommodation Suggestions La Paz:

Stannum Boutique Hotel & Spa

Accommodation Suggestions Puno:

Casa Andina Private Collection

Accommodation Suggestions Cusco:

El Mercado

Accommodation Suggestions Lima:

Hacienda

14 nights Chile, Bolivia & Peru Overland:

  • Price from £4,780 pp

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Prices will vary according to choice of hotel and seasonal airfare and hotel surcharges. Please ask us for any current special offers.

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