Lima to La Paz Itinerary

Travel from Lima to La Paz and fall in love with Incan South America. Complete the Inca Trail trek, visit Arequipa, Nazca, Lake Titicaca, Cuzco and more.

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    • Trip Price tool tip
      USD $1,745
      CAD $1,890
      AUD $1,670
      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 $2,941*
      EUR €2,120*
      GBP £1,791*
      NZD $3,430*
      ZAR R30,798*
      CHF FR2,562*
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Day 1 Lima

Get acquainted with Lima, Peru's modern capital. Explore its busy centre or perhaps gain an insight into the country's colourful history at the Museo de la Nacion. Why not celebrate the start of this great adventure with a meal in cosmopolitan Miraflores.
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Day 2 Paracas/Ballestas Islands

Discover Paracas. Spanning 335,000 ha, 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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Day 3 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 4 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.
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Days 5-6 Arequipa

Visit Peru's glittering 'White City', Arequipa, and take the opportunity to wander around the Santa Catalina Monastery, exploring the mazelike architecture and peaceful courtyards of this huge colonial convent.
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Days 7-8 Chivay/Colca Canyon

Travel through arid terrain where llamas, alpacas and wild vicunas graze beneath imposing snow-capped volcanoes. Gaze into the depths of the Colca Canyon and perhaps spot the graceful Andean condor resting on warm air currents high above the canyon floor.
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Day 9 Raqchi Homestay

Meet a local family during a homestay in quaint Raqchi. Spend a memorable evening huddled around the fire learning traditional Peruvian songs and dances from newfound friends.
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Days 10-11 Cuzco

Accompanied by a local guide, visit the Raqchi Artisan Centre and ruins, then travel to Cuzco to acclimatise and explore the many Baroque churches and ancient temples that dot the city.
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Days 12-15 Classic Inca Trail/Quechua Community Trek/Ollantaytambo

Follow in the footsteps of the Incas on an alternate Inca trail trek through the Andes. Go trekking through the snow-capped Cordillera Urubamba mountains, along winding mountain paths, past herds of grazing llamas. Meet local Quechua communities during the four-day hike before descending into the Sacred Valley to explore the massive Inca fortress at Ollantaytambo.
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Days 16-17 Machu Picchu/Cuzco

Rise early to discover the ruins of Machu Picchu bathed in the golden morning light. Spend a memorable day in the 'lost Inca city', perhaps hiking to the Sun Gate to enjoy the stunning view. For those wishing to unwind post-trek, seek out bustling markets and cosmopolitan Cuzco cafes.
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Day 18 Puno

Journey to Puno and explore Sillustani's ancient funerary towers and museum with a local guide.
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Days 19-20 Lake Titicaca/Copacabana

Cruise Lake Titicaca and visit the Uros Islands - floating towns made entirely of reeds. Farewell Peru and travel into Bolivia. From Copacabana, take a boat trip to Isla del Sol, a historic island known as the birthplace of the Inca civilisation.
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Days 21-22 La Paz

Arrive in La Paz where this South American adventure wraps up. Meander along the winding, narrow 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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