Peru and Bolivia

This popular two-week itinerary starts in Lima and ends in La Paz providing a great introduction to South America.

Highlights: Lima – Amazon Rainforest – Cuzco – Sacred Valley – Machu Picchu – Lake Titicaca – La Paz

We can adapt this itinerary to include the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu or to continue from La Paz to other parts of Bolivia such as the Salt Flats, Sucre or Cochabamba.

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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:

Fly from Lima to across to Puerto Maldonado. Upon arrival you will be transferred to your jungle lodge, your base from which to explore the fascinating surrounding rainforest.

DAYS 3 & 4:

Days to enjoy the excursions and activities on offer in the jungle, such as alligator spotting by flashlight, walking tours through primary and secondary rainforest, birdwatching.

DAY 5:

Fly from Puerto Maldonado to Cuzco airport where upon arrival you will be met and driven to the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Afternoon tour of Ollantaytambo.

DAY 6:

Day at leisure for additional excursions in the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Of particular note are the salt pools at Maras and the Inca agricultural laboratory at Moray.

DAY 7:

Travel to the iconic Machu Picchu – Latin America’s foremost site and a UNESCO declared World Heritage Site. Stay in a hotel next to the site.

DAY 8:

Free morning to return to Machu Picchu or to explore the markets of the local village, Aguas Calientes. Afternoon train back to the Sacred Valley and transfer to your hotel in Cuzco.

DAY 9:

Cusco City tour, taking in some of the key sites and places of most interest in and around the city. These include the cathedral, the Plaza de Armas and Sacsayhuaman.

DAY 10:

Free day in Cusco. Optional activities include white-water rafting, mountain biking and cookery classes.

DAY 11:

Travel to Lake Titicaca by train. The journey offers great chances to see llamas and alpacas against a backdrop of fantastic Andean scenery.

DAY 12:

Enjoy a full day excursion on Lake Titicaca to the floating Uros Islands and to either Taquile or Amantani island.

DAY 13:

Travel from Puno to reach the Island of the Sun. Continue across Lake Titicaca to arrive at La Paz. Welcome to Bolivia!

DAY 14:

Half day tour of La Paz with the help of a shoe-shiner for further insight. Continue on to the Moon Valley where you will have a free afternoon.

DAY 15:

Your holiday draws to a close as you are driven to the airport in time to check-in for your transatlantic flight home. Farewell South America!

The above sample Peru and Bolivia holiday 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.


Peru and Bolivia both have a wide range of types & styles of hotels, at a variety of price-points to suit all budgets. Please chat to one of our Travel Consultants to get informed advice as to which hotels they would suggest for your tailor-made holiday to Peru and Bolivia.

Included Tours, Excursions & Activities whilst on your Peru and Bolivia Holiday

The tours, excursions & activities mentioned in the above sample Peru and Bolivia holiday are just a selection of what is available in each location. The itinerary 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 and Bolivia.

Duration of your Peru and Bolivia Holiday

If you like the broad sweep of the above sample Peru and Bolivia itinerary but have fewer days to spend on your holiday, 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, containing images of the hotels we suggest for your Peru holiday along with a link to the hotel’s website, 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 and Bolivia.