Do more than just cross destinations off your bucket list with this action-packed 11-day tour through some of South America's most iconic destinations. You'll experience Machu Picchu in the early morning light, led by a local guide that'll share stories about the ancient Incan culture, and visit the famed Uyuni Salt Flats including a stay in a community-run salt-brick lodge with salt floors and furniture. Sure, you'll be snapping pics to prove you went to the sites, but better yet, you'll have stories to tell and genuine experiences that'll you'll value even more.
Prijs per persoon1.449 EUR
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Arrive at any time. Arrive early and spend some time exploring the city. Meet the group at the welcome meeting, check for the start time on the welcome note at the hotel.
Day 2 - Malaga Pass
Pump up the excitement today on an epic mountain biking adventure. Start the exhilarating ride way up at Malaga Pass. Enjoy stunning Andean views, Incan archaeological sites, and rushing rivers on the way down to the jungle below.
Day 3 - Santa Teresa
Start early today on a 16km (9.9 mi) hike, trek along the Urubamba river on the way to Santa Teresa. Opt to soak those aching muscles in the hot springs nearby.
Day 4 - Santa Teresa/Aguas Calientes
Soar through the air on a zipline high above the jungle below. Head to Aguas Calientes and opt to visit the local hot springs. Those who have purchased and pre-booked the '1-day Inca Trail' hike will disembark the train at 104km and trek to the Sun Gate for the first glimpse of Machu Picchu before re-joining the group at Aguas Calientes for the night.
Day 5 - Machu Picchu/Cusco
Tick majestic Machu Picchu off your bucket list today. Explore the ruins with a local guide and opt to visit the Inca Bridge before returning to Cusco.
Day 6 - Rainbow Mountain
Get a very early start to drive to one of the most instagrammable locations of the region, Rainbow Mountain. Today is a challenging hike, but well worth the reward.
Day 7 - Cusco/La Paz
Catch a flight to one of the loftiest cities in the world, La Paz, Bolivia. Enjoy a free afternoon to explore the city, opt to check out the witches market or the valley of the moon.
Day 8 - La Paz/Salt Flats
Fly to Uyuni to enjoy a 3-day 4x4 excursion to the Uyuni Salt Flats and surrounding desert altiplano, with spectacular scenery. Last stop for the evening is a G Adventures-supported community lodge in a traditional agricultural village in the heart of a desert oasis. Fly from La Paz to the town of Uyuni. Despite its isolation and challenging climate (cold and blustery most of the year), the town of Uyuni has earned the nickname of Hija Predilecta de Bolivia (Bolivia's Favourite Daughter).
It is also the starting point for our 2-night excursion through the spectacular Salar de Uyuni (Uyuni Salt Flats) in 4x4 vehicles.
Settle into your G Adventures-supported community salt-brick bungalow, complete with salt floors and furniture, after a guided walking tour up to the sacred Jukil mountaintop for sweeping valley views and a dinner of local ingredients prepared by ladies from the community.
Day 9 - Salt Flats
Continue to discover the Uyuni Salt Flats on a 4x4 excursion.
Day 10 - Salt Flats/Uyuni
Enjoy a final day of exploring the Uyuni Salt Flats before boarding an overnight bus back to La Paz.
Day 11 - La Paz
Depart at any time upon arrival to La Paz by overnight bus.
Wat is inbegrepen?
Simple hotels (twin-share) (7 nts), G Adventures-supported lodge/basic hotels on Uyuni Salt Flats excursion (2 nts, multi-share), Overnight bus (1 nt).
Public bus, train, 4x4 vehicle, plane.
Allow USD190-250 for meals not included.
8 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 2 dinners
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Please see the itinerary for information on optional activities and estimated pricing.
Huayna Picchu: Although this hike may be promoted by others, we cannot verify that this hike meets G Adventures minimum safety standards. We do not include the Huayna Picchu hike in any of our itineraries, and our CEO's and support staff are prohibited from providing advice or assistance with booking this activity.