Few regions in the world have the diversity of South America. On this tour, you will go through dramatically changing geographies, but all as impressive. The first stop is Santiago de Chile, travel through this modern metropolis in a city tour and marvel at the imposing mountains that watch over it. Visit the Valleys of the Moon and Death in the Atacama Desert, the driest place in the world, and explore its otherworldly landscapes. Return to Santiago to embark to Lima, where you will get to know its modern, colonial and pre-Hispanic side.
Continue to the Capital of the Inca Empire, Cusco and its surroundings, to connect with the mysticism and traditions of the Andes. From Cusco, travel to Puno and sail through Lake Titicaca, the highest navigable lake in the world, and get to know its islands and friendly inhabitants. The next destination is La Paz, Bolivia. Get to know this highland city and then continue to Uyuni, where the famous salt flat, the most expensive flat place on earth, is located. The visual spectacle displayed here will stay with you for the rest of your life. Enjoy South America on this comprehensive tour through some of its iconic natural landscapes.
Day 1 | Arrival to Santiago | City tour
Day 2 | Santiago – Atacama | Valley of the Moon and Valley of Death
Day 3 | Atacama |Archaeological tour: Pukara de Quitor & Tulor, Atacama Salt Flat
Day 4 | Atacama - Santiago | Visit to the Geysers
Day 5 | Santiago - Lima
Day 6 | Lima – Cusco | City tour and nearby archaeological sites
Day 7 | Cusco - Sacred Valley | Chinchero, Ollantaytambo & Living Museum of Yucay
Day 8 | Sacred Valley – Machu Picchu - Cusco
Day 9 | Cusco - Puno
Day 10 | Puno | Lake Titicaca | Uros and Taquile Islands
Day 11 | Puno – La Paz | FD Puno-Copacabana | City tour through La Paz