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Wonders of Peru & Bolivia Itinerary
Day 1 Lima
Get acquainted with Lima's historical landmarks and pleasant parks on a guided downtown walking tour. The vibrant suburb of Miraflores, packed with lively bars and atmospheric restaurants, is a great place to wile away the evening hours.
ACCOM: Hotel - 1
Days 2-3 Amazon Jungle
Fly to the frontier town of Puerto Maldonado and travel by canoe into the dense Amazon Jungle. Search for macaws, monkeys, peccaries, jabirus and otters on a nature walk through this amazing ecosystem and learn about the medicinal properties and practical uses of various plants from your local guide.
ACCOM: Jungle Lodge - 2
Days 4-5 Cuzco
Fly into Cuzco, the epicentre of traditional Peruvian culture. A great town to explore on foot, discover the city's colonial churches and museums or make for the ancient Inca ruins peppering the surrounding hillsides.
ACCOM: Hotel - 2
Day 6 Sacred Valley/Ollantaytambo
Travel through the lushly terraced Sacred Valley, stopping off en route at a local village to gain insight into the lifestyles and customs of Peru's rural population. Head up the ruins of Ollantaytambo for a lesson in Inca urban planning and spectacular views across the landscape.
Day 7 Aguas Calientes
Travel by train to Aguas Calientes, nestled in the cloud forest at the foot of Machu Picchu.
Days 8-9 Machu Picchu/Cuzco
Rise early for the chance to watch Machu Picchu's imposing structure emerge from the mist in the morning light. Learn about the site's history on a tour with a local guide, then return to Cuzco for some further time getting to know this charming colonial city.
ACCOM: Hotel - 3
Days 10-12 Puno/Lake Titicaca
Resting 3,800 m above sea level, Lake Titicaca is the world's highest navigable lake. Cruise out to the impressive floating villages on the Uros Islands - a truly novel way of remaining beyond the reach of hostile tribes!
ACCOM: Homestay - 1
Days 13-14 La Paz
Cross into Bolivia and journey to the country's unofficial capital, La Paz. Spend time wandering the city's narrow streets and laneways, savouring Bolivian cuisine or visiting for the Museo de Coca for the inside scoop on the world's most controversial plant before this South American adventure winds up.
Wonders of Peru & Bolivia Reviews
Our Wonders of Peru & Bolivia trips score an average of 4.5 out of 5 based on 2 reviews in the last year.
Wonders of Peru & Bolivia, May 2014
Laura De Haas
Tour was well organized except for the last day in LaPlaz, Bolivia. We arrived late (4:30 pm) on the Wednesday and our next day (final day) in LaPlaz was a "free day". As we were warned about the dangers in the City, passport safety etc. etc. we were on our own that day. I think something should have been organized, such as a tours. As it was, we all have to arrange a tour on our own. Our tour guide left at 6:00 am and we were basically on our own. A group of us did arrange our own tour, but it would have made more sense to include this last day with an organized tour through Intrepid and/or Peregine.
Review submitted 04/06/2014
Wonders of Peru & Bolivia, February 2014
I had a good holiday overall, though in part this was because I was determined to make the best of it despite issues that arose. Our tour leader (Jhonn Smith Gomez) was fantastic, and did as good a job as anyone could have in the circumstances, with there being various problems along the way for some/most passengers on this trip - predominantly issues with incorrect and/or out of date information in people's itineraries meaning aspects of the trip did not meet people's expectations. For me the major issue was the fact that I booked an 'Intrepid comfort-style' trip and expected like the previous Intrepid comfort trips I've been on that I'd be travelling with a range of people mostly around my own age - typically in their 30's and 40's, maybe one of two in their 50's.........instead however it turned out that I was instead on a 'Peregrine' tour which has a much older demographic and which I would not have booked had I known. (further detail below)
Review submitted 27/03/2014
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