Individual Peru and Bolivia total with Lima, Nasca, Arequipa, Colca, Puno, La Paz, Uyuni, Potosi, Sucre, Cusco, Machu Picchu
Category: Individual Tours
Tour hotels/transport and excursions included
from Lima to ---Lima,over Bolivia
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How do we work
In our packet tours you travel all by yourself, Southamerica planet take care for you, we reserve all your hotels and transport. When you arrive in Peru you find in your first hotel an envelop with all the vouchers for hotels /buses and excursions .The excursions you do in International groups with English speaking guides. We arrange also your transfers and give you the bus tickets to go from point A to point B, like this you travel around by yourself but without worry’s ,all arranged thru southamerica planet. If there are any problems, you always find support by contacting our office in Cusco and Lima.
What is included ?
* All bus /2 local flights, transport, all hotels.
* All your vouchers, information packet, like general info over all the places you visit.
* The 3 days jeep tour over the salt lakes, one of the highlights of South America!
* All hotels are based on double room with private bathroom, single rooms on request for an extra price, all buses are based on good buses
* We can offer this tour in star hotels or local clean hostels.
* Your food, in the hotels is breakfast included, in the jeep tour is food included.
* The entry fees and taxes, like airport tax. * Flight Cusco / Lima ( we also can arrange)
Day 1: Lima
Arrive at Lima airport, someone from Peru planet pick you up from the airport and bring you to your first hotel in Lima or Miraflores.
Hotel in miraflores
½ day city tour in group
Verry early in the morning the transfer brings you to the busterminal.You will take the bus to Pisco/about 4 h drive. In Pisco Our agent pick you up to bring you to the harbour ,where you take the excursion to the ballestas islands with many sea lions, Ater this tour you can visit national reserve Paracas . In the afternoon you take the bus to Nasca / around 4 h,hotel Nasca with swimmingpool
Optional you can sleep 1 night in Huacachina at the oasis or in Ica.
* you can visit in the afternoon optional national reserve Paracas
* You can optional take a private car with driver for 1 or 2 days ,so you can do many stops along the road and do the sandbuggy tour
* Optional you can stay in Ica or Huacachina
Royal class bus tickets to Pisco and Nasca
Transfers in paracas and Nasca
Day 3 Nasca
In the morning or afternoon ( depend on the weather ) you take the Flight over the Nasca lines ,after(or before ) you visit Chauchilla cemetery with its Mummy’s/at night you take the luxury night bus for 10 h to Arequipa .
Flight Nasca lines
Chauchilla cemetery tour
Royal class busticketsto Arequipa
Entrée fee 7 sol + airporttax 15 Sol
Optionalyou can take a day bus to Arequipa with extra night in Arequipa
Day 4+5 Arequipa
Early in the morning you arrive in Arequipa , a day free to visit this beautiful City, visit the star of Arequipa “The MUMMY JUANITA “or the” Santa Catalina monastery” in the evening you can try in one of the many restaurants the local “CUY” or marmot, 1 night hotel.
Day 6 Colca canyon 2 days
Start of the Colca canyon tour, in a International group , many photo stops to see this beautiful canyon with his many vicunias/Lamas /volcano’s, in the afternoon you can swim in the hot spring and in the evening its possible to take a meal with folkloristic dances . 1 night in the small village “ Chivay”.here you have the option ,1 night extraso you can have a trekking in the canyon with sleeping in the oasis inside the canyon ,steep walk but beautiful!
Hotelin Colca chivay
Entrée fee colca 70 sol +15 sol hot springs
Day 7: Colca
Early breakfast and leave to the condor cross to see this amazing bird “The CONDOR after lunch we return back to Arequipa /sleep in Arequipa.
optional you ca take a private tour
Day 8 Puno
Transfer and bus to Puno with beautiful viewsalong the Titicaca lake .Or you take the local bus early in the morning , so you can visit in the afternoon Silustani. Hotel in Puno .
Transfer in Puno
Bus To / Puno
Day 9 Amantani
Visit the Uros floatingreed islands and Amantania island ,you sleep on the island with a local family, basic but this is a nice adventure! They treat you as there own children, in the evening you sing and dance with them in local clothes.
Excursion to the islands
Homestay at the islands
Meals op taquile
Optional you can take the luxe catamaran from coppacabana and sleep a board
Day 10: Taquile Island
Boat to Taquile island, here they have there own way of life! Men’s are knitting the clothes, boat back to Puno /hotel Puno .
Excursion to the islands
Hotel In Puno
Meals op taquile
Day 11: La Paz
In the morning you will take the bus to la Paz along the Titicaca lake /hotel in la Paz and free time to discover this big city and his many markets .
Bus to la Paz
Hotel In La Paz
Day 12 La Paz
Whole day la Paz, tour Chacaltaya the highest ski run or Tihuanaca temple, or you do the amazing mountainbike tour to coroico over the dead road /hotel la Paz
hotel in La Paz
Day 13: La Paz
In the late afternoon you will take the night bus to Uyuni , this takes around 12/14 h
Optional its possible to take the train from ouroro to uyuni if that day there are trains
Night Bus To Uyuni/ not on Wednesday and Sunday
Excursion tio Chacaltaya or Tihuanacu
Day 14/15/16 Jeeptour Salar
Arrive in Uyuni very early in the morning, you can use a hotel to rest a bit and take a shower, around 10 AM you will start the amazing salt lake tour, starting with 4+4 jeeps ,first you will visit the salt lake /salt hotel and lunch at Isla pescado,after that you continue to the small village of San Juan where we go to sleep .
Second day:Today you will visit the beautiful Laguna’s, blanca ,verde et Colorado full flamingos, a whole day full colors , sleeping at a basic lodge at Laguna Colorado .
Third day :Jeep back to Uyuni, we arrive in the late afternoon , hotel in Uyuni.
Opcional youu can continue to Chile San Pedro de atacama Or Opcional sleep in the better Tayka hotels ( only possible in Private jeep)
3 day jeep tour
Night in hotelUyuni
Entree fee 150 bol Park+30 bol island
English speaking guide
Day 17 Potosi
Today you take a beautiful bus ride to Potosi, the mining city, famous for its silver mines this bus ride over high mountains takes about 8 h, hotel in Potosi.
Bus to Potosi
Hotel In potosi
Day 18 Potosi
Discover Potosi and visit the silver mines, unbelievable how they still work, also the casa de moneda is worth a visit. Hotel in Potosi
Excursion silver mines
Hotel In potosi
Optional you can go in the afternoon to sucre to safe 1 day
Day 19 Sucre
Today a private carr pick you up at the hotel and bring you in 3 h over paved road to sucre. Direct transfer to Hotel in Sucre.
Private Car to Sucre 3 H
Hotel In sucre
Day 20 Sucre Tarrabuco
If today is a Sunday , than its real worth to bring a visit at Tarrabuco , this is a small traditional village where peoplesell there goods from the villages .If not, the cemetery ,the dinosaurs footprints and textile museum is real worth a visit
Hotel In Sucre
if sunday bustickets to tarrabuco The very nice 1/2 day incatrail hike
Day 21 La Paz
Flight to La Paz Transfer to your hotel and free time in La paz
Transfers to and from the airport
Hotel In la paz
Flight to La Paz
Day 22 Bus Cusco
Morning bus to Cusco 12h, beautiful road, whole day with beautiful views over snowcapped mountains and sacred valley, passes of more than 4300mt /hotel in Cusco.
Transfers in La Paz and Cusco
Tourist Bus to Cusco
Hotel in Cusco
Meals Opcional ( not every day ) you can take a flight to cusco
Day 23 Cusco
Rest and relax in Cusco, in the afternoon you can do the city tour , here you visit the cathedral /temple of the sun /saqsaywoman /quenca/puca pucara, the ruins above Cusco, additional you can visit these Ruins by horse to see the beautiful surroundings of Cusco /hotel Cusco .
City tour in cusco
Hotel in Cusco
Entrée fee cathedral + coricancha 35 sol
cusco visitor ticket 130 sol, This ticket is valid for 10 days for the ruins above cusco + museas +ruins in sacred valley . You buy this 1 time
Day 24 +25 Machu Picchu
visit to Machu Picchu , in the morning you take the train to Aqua Calientes. Next day you visit the Machu Picchu , the guide explain everything over this amazing Inca ruin.In the afternoon you take the train back to cusco, hotel in Cusco.
If you like to walk the 2 or 4 days incatrail you have to reserve a long before !
bus up and down to machu picchu ,
entree machu picchu
guide in machu picchu 2 h
Hotel in Cusco
Day 26 Sacred Valley
On Tuesday/Thursday and Sunday there is market in the sacred valley we will visit the markets and ruins ofPisaq /Ollantaytambo /en Chinchero , this takes a whole day in the beautiful sacred valley /hotel Cusco.
Sacred valley tour in group
Hostal in Cusco
Entrée fee , cusco visitor ticket 130 sol
Optional you can stay 1 night in the sacred valley to relax in a monastery hotel or do in private
Day 27 Lima
Flight Cusco /Lima and international flight back home.
Transfer to the airport
Meals local flight to Lima ( we also can arrange or you buy together with your international ticket)
Extra night in lima
Transfers in Lima
This tour you can use as a base, you can add the 2 or 4 days Inca trail or extend this tour wit a visit to the jungle in Manu or Puerto MaldonadoOR You can add also a visit to Copacabana in Bolivia, and de isla del sol or the jungle in Rurrenabaque.
What to bring with you
v We advice to travel as light as possible, around 15kg a person, we prefer a backpack or travel bag, we don't like suitcases while they are hard to travel in local transport and buses. v Clothes , in this tour we go from the coast to the highlands , in June its Winter ,so it can be cold at night and at high altitudes , so prepared for cold and warm , good walking shoes ,sunscreen, waterproof clothing ,alarm clock ,lip salve, personal medication, travel dictionary and don't forget , if there is something you miss , you always can buy it cheaper in Peru Money and Passport v We advice to bring with you around 650 EURO pocket money, this in a combination of travel cheques/cash/and credit card. This money is for the cost of the excursions and the meals in the restaurants, not included your souvenirs, its just an indication to eat normal and do the indicated excursions, everybody spend different! v The money in Peru is the Nuevo sol ,EURO is widely accepted around Peru , you better bring around 150 USD to pay the excursions /airport tax and entrée fee ,the rest in Euro .(not included Incatrail ) v Credit cards like Master card /Visa are widely accepted, every place we go have ATM machines. v No visa is necessary for countries of Western Europe /Asia/North or South -America/Australia/New Zealand/South Africa. With a valid passport the tourist card allows you up to 90 days in Peru
CLIMATE The Andes mountains have a lot of influence at the climate in Peru .The coast is one big dry desert ,the Andes have high temperatures in springtime/daytime if the sun shines ,In the evenings it can be cold .The best time to travel :dry season , from may till October , The temperatures are some lower , but the sky is mostly clear with less rain . But be prepared, showers of rain , can be all year around !
MEDICATION Altitude sickness can appear, but after 2 days you get used to the altitude, you feel some headache, but we climb slowly .PS: People who have hart or Long problems, better contact first a doctor before travelling to high altitudes .Peru don't ask officially vaccinations, exception for Manu: for Manu you have to take against yellow fever .We advice that you take some vaccinations like :- Hepatitis-A- DTP (diphtheria, tetanus, polio);You have to start with these vaccinations about 6 weeks before departure .Don't drink tap water!For more info ,look at www.doh.gov.uk/traveladvicewww.fitfortravel.scot.nhs.uk
GENERAL Southamerica planet wants you to enjoy your holiday of a lifetime with complete success. Please read the following conditions carefully as it is your contract with Southamerica planet. We don't want to make you afraid, but we like to be very clear! Because of the adventures character of this tour, some unexpected circumstances can appear .That's why we maybe have to change the program or parts of it. Peruplanet do everything to follow the booked program, but it can appear that for example, roads are unexpected not possible to drive because of heavy rain , buses break down , local flights are cancelled or are delayed ,strikes of all the transport . We only change the program to guaranty the safety of the client , and in communication with the client. We keep the right to change the program before or at that moment like,day schedules, hotels, transport or excursions.This is and stay a tour with an adventures character.The changes in the program happens mostly in conversation with the client , but southamericaplanet always have the final decision. If there are some changes before departure, than everybody of the group gets a mail with clearly indicated the changes. The extra travel -or hotel costs are for the members of the tour.In normal circumstances, you always follows the official program. Our prices do not include , international flighs, meals not specified in your itinerary, personal expenses, personal insurance, and tips. Southamerica Planet will not pay compensation if forced to cancel or change your tour because of war, threat of war, riot, civil strike, industrial dispute, terrorist activity, natural or nuclear disaster, fire or extreme weather conditions, epidemics or health risks, technical or maintenance problems with transport, closed or congested airports or ports, changes imposed by re-scheduling or cancellation of flights by airlines, the alteration of airlines or aircraft types, or similar events beyond the control of Southamerica planet. The client is also responsible for personal belongings. Clients undertake the tours, treks or expeditions, featured in our programme, at their own volition.
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HOW TO MAKE RESERVATION? The easiest way to reserve a tour is by filling in the reservation form at this website. Some days after we received your reservation, we confirm the reservation. Than we ask 40 % deposit of the total amount ,the other 60% , you can pay 5 weeks before departure. This payment you can do at our Peruvian banc account. After payment you receive a paper with confirmation of your payment . After full payment you receive the address of the first hotel in Lima. A booking is accepted and becomes definite only from the date when Southamerica planet sends out a confirmation invoice (once we have received your deposit) at which point a contract exists and the deposit becomes non-refundable and non-transferable. Give us also your telephone number to contact you if there are last minute changes. CHANGES and extension possibilities § It is possible to arrive earlier, also to depart later. This you have to tell us in advance together with your reservation ,so we ca arrange something for you .§ Thisisjust an example and we can make some changes wherever you like !
INSURANCE Clients are obligated and responsible for ensuring that they have adequate cover for the full duration of the tour in respect of medical expenses, injury, death, repatriation, cancellation. It is our policy to check the validity and cover of your insurance policy and we hold the right to refuse travel to anyone whose insurance does not satisfy these criteria..24-h emergency service 24-h of your private travel insurance , but we have an office in Peru/Cusco , Here Peruvian people are working and its always possible to contact them 7 days a week 24 h for emergency .They now there country better than we do and have the best contacts ! Wehave 2 officesin Peru Cusco and Lima.
CANCELATION Should the client wish to cancel, cancellation charges will be imposed. These are calculated from the day written notification is received by Peruplanet The charges are shown below: 56 and more days before departure: 15% deposit 56 to 42 days before departure: 30% of total price 28 days to 14 days before departure: 75% of total price 14 days to 7 days : 90% of price, less than 7 days 100% In addition to the cancellation fees mentioned above, the full insurance premium is also payable. We strongly recommend that full insurance is taken out, which includes cover, under certain circumstances, against the loss of deposit or cancellation charges.. Keep in mind that traintickets and Incatrail NEVER is possible to get arefund.
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