Lima to La Paz
From the awe-inspiring archeological and cultural treasures of the Andean highlands to the Nazca Lines on Peru's enigmatic coast, this epic adventure explores the heart and soul of the Andes. Embrace Incan culture in Cusco, sail Lake Titicaca and trek the Inca Trail to the majestic ruins of Machu Picchu. Interact with locals from the region’s communities for an immersive experience that few rarely get to know. With the services of a CEO and your accommodation and transport taken care of, this trip offers great value as it introduces the region’s main sights while providing plenty of flexibility.
Day 1 La Paz
Arrive at any time.
Day 2-4 Puno/Lake Titicaca
Visit the floating Islands of Uros and take a guided tour of Lake Titicaca with a homestay in a small village. Optional visit to Sillustani burial site.
Day 5-7 Cuzco/Ollantaytambo
Free time to explore Cusco or take an optional city tour, head out whitewater rafting, horseback riding or mountain biking. En route to Ollantaytambo, opt to take a Sacred Valley tour and visit a Planeterra-supported women's weaving co-op.
Day 8-13 Inca Trail/Cuzco
Take in Inca culture, history, and great views on a 4-day guided Inca Trail hike with visit to Machu Picchu. Planeterra-supported handmade biodegradable soap products are available for use on the Inca Trail. Travel by overnight bus to Arequipa on Day 13.
Day 14-17 Arequipa/Colca Canyon
Optional visit of the Catalina Convent, or head to a local hot springs. Spot condors on a guided tour to Colca Canyon. Overnight bus to Nazca on day 17.
Day 18-19 Nazca/Paracas
Optional sandboarding and flight over the Nazca Lines. Stop at a winery en route at the Oasis of Huacachina. Indulge in a traditional Pachamanca meal.
Day 20 Lima
Optional visit to Ballestas Islands before travelling to Lima for a final night - try some pisco sours and ceviche.
Day 21 Lima
Depart at any time.
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