14 Days Great South America Tour

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Cathedral - Presidential Palac - Convent of San Francisco - Couples Andean lovers - Pacific Ocean - Machu Picchu - Hiram Bingham - Temple to Viracocha - Uros Islands - Lake Titacaca - Copacabana - Los Andes street - San Francisco Church - La Paz “Plaza Murillo - Open Air Museum - Obrajes - Calacoto - Cemetery - Incahuasi Island - Tahua - Ojo de Perdiz - Chiarcota Lagoon - Hedionda Lagoon - Cañapa Lagoon - Tayka del Desierto - San Cristobal Hill - Government House
Arrival in Lima. Meeting at the airport with a guide and transfer to hotel. After check in, the day is free of your leisure.
Start a memorable guided tours city tour in Lima. Including the main square, the Cathedral, the Presidential Palace, the Convent of San Francisco with beautiful cloisters and catacombs forever remain in your memory. We also drive through the modern elite districts of Lima and visit the romantic park with a statue of Love "Couples Andean lovers" and enjoy the stunning views of the Pacific Ocean.
Transfer to the airport for your departure flight to Cusco. Free time to adjust to the altitude. In the afternoon enjoy a tour of Cusco. The highlights are the Cathedral, the Q’oricancha ( one of the most important temples in the Inca empire), Plaza de Armas , ruins of Tambomachay, Kenko, Puca-Pucara and Sacsayhuaman’s .
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer from your hotel to train station. After arrival at the small town of Aguas Calientes, and finally a 30-minute bus ride up to Machu Picchu. Machu Picchu, an Inca city with a maze of fine stone temples, houses and fountains, is spectacularly situated on a ridge between two peaks. It was hidden by dense vegetation when Hiram Bingham discovered it in 1911. We include a guided tour. In the afternoon lunch and return to Cusco by train. Return to lodge.
After breakfast, you will have a transfer to the bus station. We take an all-day bus from Cusco to Puno. The route is scenically stunning, and there are stops at cultural sites such as Pikillaqta, the baroque church at Andahuaylillas, the Temple to Viracocha at Racqchi. Lunch at Sicuani. The bus climbs to the high pass of La Raya, at 4,200 meters, from here the scenery changes dramatically. Arrival in Puno.
In the morning we take a boat ride to visit the Uros Islands, the fames floating reed islands of Lake Titacaca. A unique feature of this part of the lake is the traditional settlement of Uros people on floating islands made entirely of reeds-the same material they use to build their canoes. The islanders also use totora reeds to make boats, and even as food. Although fishing is still an important activity, nowadays the inhabitants earn their living mainly through selling handicrafts to tourists. Return to Puno and transfer to the hotel.
After breakfast you will be Picked up from your hotel to take a Tourist bus from Puno to Copacabana and Continue the trip towards La Paz. In La Paz, your driver picks you up to bring your to your hotel.
This day you will have four hours tour discovering La Paz´s multiethnic and cultural character visiting Los Andes street to admire handy artisans manufacturing traditional garments and festivity costumes. Walk around the Witches Market to get acquainted of the mystical rituals and indigenous cosmos vision and see the enormous handicraft market. Continue the tour visiting San Francisco Church, the historical heritage district is around the main square of La Paz “Plaza Murillo”, walk around the Legislative Palace, the Government Palace and the Cathedral. Have a breathtaking view of La Paz at Killi Killi lookout. Later on, go around Miraflores district to see the Open Air Museum about the Tiwanaku Culture. The end of the tour represents visiting the southern residential districts of Obrajes, Calacoto and La Florida located very close to the Moon Valley where you will enjoy of a short walk. Return to the hotel.
Transfer out to airport with a driver for your flight to Uyuni. Visit the train cemetery and the great Salt Flats and on the way pass by the town of Cochani where you will visit the local artisan plant where the salt is processed and learn how the salt is extracted from the Flats. From there you will visit the famous Hotel Palacio de Sal, the first hotel in the world to be constructed entirely of salt. From the hotel you will proceed to the Incahuasi Island, also known as Fish Island where one can observe the giant cactus. Lunch is served on the Salt Flats. Then you will visit the 800 year old mummies of Coquesa and continue on to the small town of Tahua.
Departure towards “Ojo de Perdiz”, continuation to Cache lagoons; Chiarcota Lagoon Hedionda Lagoon, Cañapa Lagoon, Honda and Ramaditas. Box Lunch will be served on route. Arrival and accommodation at the Tayka del Desierto Hotel. (Breakfast, Box Lunch, Dinner).
Road trip to the Laguna Verde (Green Lagoon), on the way visit the “Laguna Colorada” (Red Lagoon) and side trips around the place to see the famous JAMES FLAMINGOS a species unique to the Andean region. You will see the Borax sediments commonly known as “The Perennial Ice” and the Sol de Mañana Geysers. Visit the Chalviri Lagoon and the Polques hot springs. Continuation to San Pedro de Atacama.
Today you have a transfer to the airport to take your flight to Santiago de Chile. Meeting at the airport with a guide and transfer to hotel. After check in, the day is free of your leisure.
After your breakfast, you will have a city tour to the most interesting sites in Santiago, beginning with a general view of the city by driving halfway up San Cristobal Hill. Then, we continue to the historic downtown district, visiting Main Square, Cathedral, Post Office Headquarters, and Santiago City Hall. We will also see the "La Moneda". Afterward, we will take you to East Santiago, where you may appreciate modern buildings, with offices, apartments, shopping centers and restaurants. Return to hotel and overnight.
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer out to airport to take your departure flight on time.

Tour Includes


Mentioned excursions on program in private basis Lima, Cusco, Puno, La Paz, Santiago de Chile
Regular services in Train to Machu Pichu, Touristic bus Cusco-Puno/Puno-Copacabana-La Paz, Uyuni & San Pedro de Atacama
Transfers from hotels to airports with only drivers
Entrance fees to museums;
Accommodation in standard rooms with breakfast included;

Tour Does Not Include


Domestic Fights Lima/Cusco, La Paz/ Uyuni, Calama/ Santiago de Chile starting flights are not included
Airport taxes
Optional excursions
International flight
Meals & beverages not mention
Personal expenses & tips

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