Overland - Lima to La Paz
South America
Countries Visted: Peru
15 days / Trip Code: PERU100
$2165.00 (double / per person)



Trip Overview:
>Lima
>Cusco - Machu Picchu
>Inca Trail Trek
>Lake Titicaca
>Amantani Island
>Taquile Island
> La Paz, Bolivia

This Adventure Includes:
>14 nights accommodation – 1 night Lima Pre-Tour package, 9 nights in comfortable tourist class hotels and guesthouses, 3 nights camping on the Inca Trail, 1 night local home stay.
>Transport in our custom built all-terrain expedition vehicles
(please note, the domestic flight between Lima & Cusco is not included in the tour price, approximate cost is USD $180. This can be purchased as part of your international air pass or Viva Expeditions can organise this for you).
>14 Breakfasts, 8 Lunches, 9 Dinners
>Expert Western tour leader and local guides throughout
>Experienced Driver/Mechanic
>All National Park Entrance fees

This Adventure Does Not Include:
>International airfare and taxes
>Domestic airfare and taxes if required
>Meals if otherwise not noted
>Additional hotel charges, tips and alcoholic beverages
>Local Payment of $750.00

Service Level:
The Standard Level (Our Standard Level service features 2- 3 star accomodations and comfortable transportation throughout the itinerary. Some meals may be provided. The standard level provides private guides and transfers.)

Physical Demand Rating:
2 (Easy)

Departure Info:
Note about the Inca Trail: Due to tight regulations on the Inca trail availability is limited on a first in first served basis only. We cannot guarantee your place until we have received your booking and deposit and have processed the request for an Inca Trail ticket. To ensure your space on the trail we advise you book early. However if space is unavailable we offer alternative treks which all include a visit to the ruins Machu Picchu.

Recommended Add-ons:
La Paz City Stay - 1 night $125.00
Explore the cultural heart of Bolivia, including a tour of the city and its fabulous surrounding lunar landscapes. This package also includes an airport transfer and one night accommodation.
Cieba Tops Jungle Extension - 3 Day/2 Night $450.00
Explore the myths, mysteries and magic of the world’s most exotic jungle. Located on the banks of the Amazon river the Cieba Tops jungle lodge will not disappoint.

Rates exclude flights Lima/Iquitos/Lima
Cieba Tops Jungle Extension - 4 Day/3 Night $670.00
This great Cieba Tops Jungle Package includes a trip to the spectacular Amazon Canopy Walkway. Explore the myths, mysteries and magic of the world’s most exotic jungle and the mighty Amazon River

Rates exclude flight Lima/Iquitos/Lima

Additional Trip Notes:


Adventure Type:
Classic Adventure

Budget: $2001 ~ $2500

Days: 15

Day 1-2:
Lima Pre-Tour Package
Upon arrival into Lima you will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel located in the lovely Miraflores area. The following morning enjoy a half day tour of modern & colonial Lima. In the afternoon you will be transferred to the airport in time for your flight to Cusco where you will join your Viva Expeditions escorted group tour.

Day 2-5:
Escorted Group Tour - Cusco
Cusco, the archaeological capital of the Americas, is our base to explore the Inca culture and the famous ruins of Machu Picchu. Not only is Cusco stepped in history, tradition and legend, it is also full of great restaurants, lively plazas, art galleries, cathedrals and museums. After ample time to explore Cusco, and acclimatise to the altitude (3,300 m) we head off into the Sacred Valley of the Incas to visit the colonial village of Pisac, famous for its lively market and the massive Inca fortress of Ollantaytambo.

Day 6-9:
Inca Trail Trek - Machu Picchu
Beginning the famous Inca Trail Trek we head along the Urubamba River, up through valleys and over mountain passes as we wind our way through spectacular cloud forest to reach the ancient Inca Ruins of Machu Picchu. Following the footsteps of the ancient Incas you will be amazed and intrigued to learn from your expert guide all there is to know about this mysterious race. On the morning of the fourth day we will arrive at the Inca Sun Gate and you will be rewarded with your first view of the magnificent lost city of the Incas, Machu Picchu. Enjoy a guided tour of the ruins and some time at leisure before returning to Cusco.

Day 10-15:
La Paz - Bolivia
We drive south across the Andean plains, where Vacuna and Alpaca roam, to arrive on the shores of Lake Titicaca. Take an overnight trip out on to the lake where we will visit the Islas Uros, where the Uros Indians have made their home on floating reed islands. Arriving to Amantani Island we will enjoy an overnight home stay with a friendly local family and the opportunity to be welcomed into their homes and truly experience their traditional way of life. Visit Taquile Island, famous for its traditional handicrafts and isolated way of life before leaving Peru and cross into La Paz, Bolivia, our final destination.


Pre-Trip Travel Information:
Planning for your vacation requires research and fact gathering. Please take a look at the Essentials page and the Guidebook icon located at each country home page Our mini guidebook page to each destination provides general information, facts, what to expect, weather & season facts and some helpful tips to make your trip more enjoyable.

Cancellation Policy:
CANCELLATION POLICY:

For More information, please review our Term & Conditions link
60 or more days: $150
30-60 days: $300 Advance payment cost unless deposit is higher
29–8 days: 40% of trip cost
7–0 days No refund

Client Note:
Some cruises and operators may require an additional deposit and have different cancellation policies. We will advise this at time of reservation. We strongly recommend travel insurance.


Required Deposit Per Person:
$300.00

Deposit Note:
A required deposit per person is $300.00 unless otherwise noted. The balance is due within 60 days of departure. This may vary depending on destination and requirements of our travel partners.

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