Signature Andes: Highlands of Peru, Bolivia and Chile
(based on two people sharing & excluding flights)
Overview & Highlights
Three Andean countries in one. Visit Machu Picchu and Lake Titicaca in Peru. Travel on to Bolivia's exotic capital La Paz with dozens of markets. Continue south for an adventure on the Uyuni salt flats of the Atacama Desert, then on to Chile's capital Santiago.
This thrilling private journey captures the natural and cultural highlights of the southern Andes of Peru, the altiplano of Bolivia and the salt flats straddling the border with Chile.
Arrive in the vast metropolis of the Peruvian capital, Lima, and move on to historic Cusco, the former Inca capital and a treasure trove of Inca stonework and colonial architecture. Travel onwards into the fertile Sacred Valley of the Incas and travel by rail alongside a tempestuous river to the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu, set on a sub tropical mountain saddle above the Urubamba Valley.
Drive on to the icy, sapphire waters of high-altitude Lake Titicaca and continue overland to vivacious La Paz, squatting in a high altitude bowl at the foot of the massive bulk of snow-stifled Mount Illimani. Continue south and discover the glittering salt pans of Uyuni, an otherworldly experience. Cross the border into Chile and round off the holiday in its capital, Santiago.
- Full day excursion to Pisaq ruins and the Sacred Valley
- Guided tour of Machu Picchu
- Guided Cusco city tour and visit to Sacsayhuamán ruins
- Lake Titicaca crossing via visit to Uros Iruitos islands to La Paz
- Guided La Paz city tour and trip to the Moon Valley
- Guided visits from coach journey to Lake Titicaca
- Guided La Paz city tour and Moon Valley
- Excursions in the Uyuni salt flats of the Atacama Desert
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Arrive in Lima and transfer to your hotel in Miraflores on the Pacific coast.
Fly to Cusco, transfer to Urubamba.
Full day excursion to Pisaq ruins and the Sacred Valley.
By road to Ollantaytambo then train to Machu Picchu, guided tour of the ruins.
By rail and road back to Cusco.
Half day guided city tour and visit Sacsayhuamán ruins.
By road to Puno on the shores of Lake Titicaca.
Guided excursion to the Uros islands, Taquile and Luquina Chico.
Cross Lake Titicaca to Bolivia via Sun Island. By road to La Paz, capital of Bolivia.
Half day guided city tour and trip to the Moon Valley.
Fly to Uyuni.
Drive to the Salar de Uyuni (salt flats); explore the salt flats in the Atacama desert by 4WD vehicle.
Continue over the border to San Pedro de Atacama, Chile.
At leisure, optional outdoor activities.
Transfer to Calama airport and fly to Santiago.
Transfer to airport for international flight home.
Things to do
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Peru / Lima
El Tambo Hotel
Peru / Sacred Valley of the Incas
Las Casitas del Arco Iris
Peru / Machu Picchu
Inkaterra El Mapi
Peru / Cusco
Peru / Lake Titicaca – Peruvian side / Lake Titicaca
Bolivia / La Paz and the altiplano
Bolivia / Uyuni salt flats
Bolivia / Uyuni salt flats
Chile / Santiago and the vineyards
Pullman el Bosque
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Hannah Waterhouse - Travel Expert
Hannah had an early introduction to Latin America when her family moved to Ecuador and she returned to study in Buenos Aires for a year before backpacking across the continent.
Sophie Barber - Travel Expert
Sophie lived in Chile before joining us and has travelled extensively across Latin America, from Mexico to the furthest tip of Patagonia and beyond to Antarctica.
Paul Winrow-Giffin - Travel Expert
After graduating in Computer Science, Paul spent seven months travelling from Colombia to Argentina and came home hooked on Latin America.
Mary Anne Nelson - Travel Expert
Born in the Atacama Desert in northern Chile, Mary’s insider knowledge and dry sense of humour make her a highly valued member of the Tailor-made Holidays and Group Tour sales team.
Ben Line - Travel Expert
Ben fell in love with Latin America on a six month backpacking trip from Colombia to Mexico in 1995. Since then he has explored most of South America, including living in Peru for a year. He is now Head of Sales.
Juliet Ellwood - Travel Expert
After graduating with a degree in Anthropology and History and having been fascinated by Latin America since childhood by the book featuring photos of Nazca, Juliet first visited the region in 2003. Since then, Juliet has visited the majority of countries in Latin America but has particularly extensive experience with Peru, a country she loves for many reasons but not least, its incredible archaeological richness and delicious food!