La Paz to Lima Itinerary

Travel from La Paz to Lima and discover the vibrant heart of Inca culture. Trek an Inca trail and visit Colca Canyon, Arequipa, Nazca and Cuzco to name but a few.

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    • Trip Price tool tip
      USD $1,745
      CAD $1,890
      AUD $1,740
      EUR €1,280
      GBP £1,030
      NZD $2,070
      ZAR R18,570
      CHF FR1,545
    • Kitty tool tip
      USD $1,140
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $2,895*
      CAD $3,135*
      AUD $3,011*
      EUR €2,120*
      GBP £1,791*
      NZD $3,430*
      ZAR R30,798*
      CHF FR2,562*
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peru chinchero baby striped hat

peru cuzco girl traditional

peru inca trail stairway from heaven

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peru lima plaza de armas

Day 1 La Paz

Arrive in La Paz where this South American odyssey begins. Ramble through the twisting streets, visiting the many markets dotted throughout this soaring Andean city. For those after the ultimate adrenaline rush, why not join a daring mountain biking adventure on the 'world's most dangerous road'.
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Days 2-3 Copacabana

Relax on the shores of the great lake in the layback town of Copacabana, the ideal spot to grab a drink and people watch from a local cafe.
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Day 4 Lake Titicaca/Puno

Cruise Lake Titicaca and visit the residents of the Uros Islands - floating towns made entirely of reeds.
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Days 5-6 Cuzco

Take time to acclimatise to the soaring 3,400m altitude in scenic Cuzco. Wander the ancient cobblestone streets and peruse Spanish-colonial architecture built atop sturdy Inca stone foundations. Discover Cuzco's wealth of ruins or grab a coffee from a San Blas cafe and just chill out.
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Days 7-10 Inca Trail/Quechua Community Trek

Trek through the hidden heart of the Andes following the footsteps of the Incas, high into the Cordillera Urubamba mountains. Camp beside waterfalls, traverse dramatic passes, meet friendly villagers and finish beside the Ollantaytambo Inca fortress in the Sacred Valley. There is also the option to trek the classic Inca Trail route.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 3, Hotel - 1

Day 11 Machu Picchu/Cuzco

Spend a memorable day among the ruins of Machu Picchu. Hike up to the Sun Gate for sweeping views over the entire complex or brave the steep climb to the top of Huayna Picchu for a breathtaking vista of the ruins resting on the steep mountain below. Back in Cuzco, relax in a cafe and rest tired legs.
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Day 12 Cuzco

Explore Cuzco and wander through cobblestone streets lined with massive Inca stone walls and Spanish-colonial architecture. Perhaps sign up for one of the many adventure activities on offer here including horse riding and whitewater rafting.
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Day 13 Raqchi

Meet a local family during a homestay in quaint Raqchi. Spend a memorable evening huddled around the fire learning traditional songs and dances from newfound friends.
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Days 14-15 Chivay/Colca Canyon

Travel through arid terrain where llamas, alpacas and wild vicunas graze beneath imposing snow-capped volcanoes. Gaze into the depths of Colca Canyon and perhaps spot the graceful Andean condor resting on warm air currents high above the canyon floor.
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Days 16-17 Arequipa

Visit Peru's glittering 'White City' Arequipa and take the opportunity to wander around the Santa Catalina Monastery, exploring the maze-like architecture and peaceful courtyards of this huge colonial convent.
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Day 18 Puerto Inca

Visit Chauchilla Cemetery, a collection of tombs and skeletons of the Nazca people - some dating from 1,000 AD. Camp overnight in Puerto Inca.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 1

Day 19 Nazca

The adventure continues to another popular attraction in Peru, the mysterious Nazca Lines. Take a tour to learn some of the legends of this mysterious region. Perhaps take an optional flight over the etched formations to get a real sense of their scale and intricacy.
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Day 20 Paracas National Reserve

Discover Paracas. Spanning 335,000ha, it's considered to be one of the world's most important marine reserves. Watch sea lions and dolphins playing off the coast and spy the plentiful birdlife Paracas is famous for.
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Days 21-22 Ballestas Islands/Lima

Head out on a boat to discover the weird and wonderful wildlife residing in the Ballestas Islands. Get acquainted with Lima, Peru's modern capital, by exploring its busy centre or perhaps gain an insight into the country's colourful history at the Museo de la Nacion. Why not celebrate the end of this great adventure with a meal in cosmopolitan Miraflores.
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