Peru and Chile
|Peru and Northern Chile Tour
(17 days, 16 nights)
Day 1: Lima
Arrival in Lima, reception and transfer to a four star hotel.
Day 2: Lima
City tour of Lima including a guided visit to the Cathedral, the Main Square and the San Francisco Catacombs.
Day 3: Cuzco
We fly to Cuzco, the ancient capital of the Incas. Guided tour of Cuzco including the Inca fortress of Sacsayhuaman.
Day 4: Sacred Valley
Excursion to Urubamba, the sacred valley of the Incas and to the ancient Inca market town of Pisac.
Day 5: Machu Picchu
Train journey to Aguas Calientes and a full day's guided tour of Machu Picchu, the most spectacular ancient city in the world.
Day 6: Puno
Departure by scheduled bus to Puno visiting en route Inca ruins and the remains of the Viracocha temple. We shall also visit the steaming volcanic pools by La Raya.
Day 7: Lake Titicaca
After transfer to the port we visit the reed island of Uros on lake Titicaca. Overnight stay on the island of Taquile in local Aymara Indian homes.
Day 8: Lake Titicaca
Morning on Taquile island and afternoon return to Puno.
Day 9: Santiago
Return to Lima for the connecting flight to Santiago. Transfer to your hotel.
Day 10: Santiago
Half day city tour of Santiago including a general view of the city from the Cerro San Cristobal viewpoint. Free afternoon.
Day 11: San Pedro de Atacama
Transfer to the airport for the flight to Calama, set in the middle
of the Atacama desert. Arrival and transfer to San Pedro de Atacama.
Day 12 - 13: San Pedro de Atacama
San Pedro de Atacama, cradle of the Atacama Culture during the pre-Columbian period, is the centre of this tour allowing for many highlights. The Moon Valley astonishes visitors with its geological formation of salts and carbonates and where nature has shaped an astonishing landscape. Toconao stands out with its bell tower, alleys and craft workshops, whilst the Atacama salt flats shelter pink flamingoes amongst many other birds.
In the middle of the Andean mountains, the El Tatio Geysers at 4,500 metres above sea level gush fumaroles at dawn.
Day 14: Calama - Santiago - Viņa del mar
Return to Calama for the return flight to Santiago. Arrival and transfer to Viņa del Mar, the most beautiful coastal resort in Chile.
Day 15: Viņa del mar
Free day at leisure.
Day 16: Viņa del mar
Free day at leisure.
Day 17: Santiago
Return to Santiago for your return flight home.
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