Overview & Highlights
Visit the highlights of southern Peru, including Machu Picchu and Lake Titicaca. Over the border to the high altitude Bolivian capital, La Paz, one of the most colourful on the continent with lively street life and dozens of markets.
- Full day exploring street life and markets in Lima with guide
- Full day guided 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 to Uros Iruitos islands with overnight on Sun Island
- Guided La Paz city tour and trip to the Moon Valley
- Guided visit to Tiwanaku Inca ruins
This thrilling private journey captures the natural and cultural highlights of the southern Andes of Peru and the northern altiplano of Bolivia. 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 meticulous Inca stonework and graceful colonial architecture.
Travel onwards into the fertile Sacred Valley of the Incas and travel by rail alongside a tempestuous river through a narrow gorge leading 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 spend a night on the timelessly peaceful and traditional Sun Island. Continue overland to the unique city of La Paz, squatting in a bowl at the foot of the massive bulk of snow-stifled Mount Illimani.
Arrive in Lima. Transfer to your hotel in Miraflores on the Pacific coast..
Full day guided tour of the street life and markets in Lima.
Fly to Cusco, transfer to Urubamba.
Full day excursion to Pisaq ruins and the Sacred Valley of the Incas.
By road to Ollantaytambo then train to Machu Picchu, guided tour of Machu Picchu.
By rail and road back to Cusco.
Half day guided city tour and visit to Sacsayhuamán ruins.
Bus to Puno on the shores of Lake Titicaca.
Travel to Bolivia via Copacabana, cross Lake Titicaca to Sun Island; overnight Isla del Sol.
Continue to La Paz, capital of Bolivia.
Half day guided city tour and trip to the Moon Valley.
Half day guided visit to Tiwanaku Inca ruins.
Transfer to airport in La Paz.
Things to do
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Peru / Cusco
Casa Andina Premium Collection Cusco
Bolivia / La Paz and the altiplano
Peru / Machu Picchu
Inkaterra El Mapi
Peru / Sacred Valley of the Incas
Las Casitas del Arco Iris
Bolivia / Lake Titicaca – Bolivian side / Lake Titicaca
Posada del Inca Isla del Sol
Peru / Lake Titicaca – Peruvian side / Lake Titicaca
Posada del Inca Puno
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Our specialists have been expertly crafting award-winning tailor-made holidays to Latin America for 40 years. We would be delighted to create a truly personalised trip which perfectly matches your wishes and requirements.
Carrie Gallagher - Travel Consultant
A former JLA tour leader, Carrie brings a wealth of on-the-ground experience to our London-based Escorted Groups team.
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Hannah Donaldson - Travel Consultant
Having spent part of her childhood in Colombia and worked in Brazil and Costa Rica, Hannah's ties to Latin America run deep. Hannah is an invaluable part of our Group Tours team.
Paul Winrow-Giffin - Travel Consultant
After graduating in Computer Science, Paul spent seven months travelling from Colombia to Argentina and came home hooked on Latin America.
Sophie Barber - Travel Consultant
Sophie lived in Chile before joining us and has travelled extensively across Latin America, from Mexico to the furthest tip of Patagonia.
Ben Line - Travel Consultant
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 Manager of the Tailor-made Department.
Mary Anne Nelson - Travel Consultant
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 team.
Hannah Waterhouse - Travel Consultant
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.