Peru, Bolivia and Argentina

This two week itinerary combines the key highlights of Peru with La Paz and ends with a few days in Buenos Aires. There is a greater range of boutique and five star hotels for those seeking comfort and style.

Highlights:  Sacred Valley of the Incas – Cuzco – Machu Picchu – Lake Titicaca – La Paz – Buenos Aires.

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ITINERARY:

DAY 1:

Fly to Lima. On arrival you will be met and driven to your hotel. Lima is our gateway to the marvels of Peru so you won’t have much time to explore the city.

DAY 2:

Transfer to the airport in time for to catch your flight east to Cuzco. On arrival you will be met and driven to your hotel in the Sacred Valley. Afternoon tour of Ollantaytambo.

DAY 3:

Morning excursion to the salt pools at Maras which have been used since pre-Inca times. We would be delighted to discuss other excursions and activities such as local markets, a zipwire adrenaline experience or a visit to one of the social projects supported by the Latin America Travel Association (LATA) Foundation.

DAY 4:

A full-day tour to Machu Picchu travelling by train from Ollanta station to Aguas Calientes and by bus to the Inca citadel. Guided tour of the site. Overnight at a hotel in the local village or at the only hotel next to the ruins. We can also arrange a trek of the last part of the traditional Inca Trail to arrive at Machu Picchu via the Sun Gate.

DAY 5:

Morning at leisure to return to Machu Picchu or to explore the market in the local village. Afternoon train back to the Sacred Valley, before your onward transfer by road to your hotel in Cuzco. Did you know that Cuzco is a declared UNESCO World Heritage Site?

DAY 6:

Half-day guided tour of the capital of the Inca empire, exploring the wonders of Cuzco, including the amazing fortress of Sacsayhuaman overlooking the city. Free afternoon for your own activities, such as cooking classes, mountain-biking, riding or perhaps a show.

DAY 7:

Travel to Lake Titicaca on board the comfortable Peru Rail Titicaca Train. Transfer to your hotel on arrival.

DAY 8:

Enjoy a full day excursion out on the picturesque Lake Titicaca. Visit the Uros Islands and either Taquile or Amantani.

DAY 9:

Travel to Isla del Sol via Copacabana and then by hydrofoil or catamaran to reach the Island of the Sun. Overnight in a local hotel.

DAY 10:

Full day’s journey from Puno via Copacabana and the Island of the Sun before crossing Lake Titicaca to reach La Paz.

DAY 11:

Half day tour of La Paz with special insight into the city with the help of a shoe-shiner for part of the day. The tour will continue to the Moon Valley, where you will have the afternoon at leisure.

DAY 12:

Transfer to the airport for your mid-morning flight from La Paz down to Buenos Aires, Argentina. Upon arrival in Argentina’s capital you will be met and transferred to your hotel in the city. Welcome to Argentina!

DAY 13:

City tour of Buenos Aires, taking in some of the the key sights, including the Plaza de Mayo, San Telmo and La Boca before continuing to the Puerto Madero docklands which are now a thriving area of bars and restaurants. The tour ends at the elegant district of Recoleta. In the evening a tango show is included with dinner.

DAY 14:

Day at leisure in Buenos Aires to explore the city in greater depth and to prepare for your flight back home or further afield the following day. Please let us know if you would like us to arrange any particular excursions or activities such as a day trip to across the border to Colonia in neighbouring Uruguay.

DAY 15:

Your South America holiday draws to a close as you are transferred to Buenos Aires International Airport in time to check-in for your flight home.

EXTENSIONS:

Please contact us to discuss possible extensions to Patagonia, the Iguazu Falls or to other parts of Argentina, Uruguay and Brazil.

The above sample holiday to Peru, Bolivia and Argentina can be varied in any way you choose to suit your exact requirements so give us a call now on 01932 424252 to discuss any modifications.

Hotels

We offer a range of accommodation from three star standard hotels to five star luxury so please chat to our staff for informed advice and expertise to discuss arrangements for your tailor-made holiday to Peru, Bolivia and Argentina.

Included Tours, Excursions & Activities whilst on your South American Holiday

The tours, excursions & activities mentioned in the above sample holiday to Peru, Bolivia and Argentina are just a selection of what is available in each location. The programme can be adjusted to fit your particular requirements for this holiday; please liaise with your Travel Consultant to confirm what other activities are available and what you would like to include in your tailor-made holiday to Peru, Bolivia and Argentina.

Duration of your Holiday

If you like the broad sweep of the above sample itinerary but have fewer days to spend on your holiday to South America, or wish to extend it in any way, please ask your Travel Consultant for ideas on how to shorten or lengthen the holiday, or how to reorganise the itinerary.

No-Obligation Quote

We would be delighted to email you a no-obligation, fully-detailed itinerary & quote for your tailor-made holiday in South America together with  links to hotel websites, plus details of any included tours & excursions. The quote will clearly state what is, and what is not included in the quoted price. If you thereafter wish to make any changes to the initial itinerary – be it an alternative hotel, different activities, a different duration in any location etc. – that’s not a problem and we will continue to work with you to adjust the itinerary until it exactly matches what you’re looking for from this tailor-made holiday to Peru, Bolivia and Argentina.