18-to-Thirtysomethings: Inca Jungle Trek, Rainbow Mountain & Salt Flats (SPPB)
Trip Style: Information Not available
Service Level: Basic
Physical Demands Rating: 1 - You'll have to walk around on your own, climb some stairs and carry your own bag. Easy does it.
Group Size: Max 16, avg 12
Meals Included: 8 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 2 dinners
Accommodations: Not Availaible
Embark on a mountain bike ride at Malaga Pass, Explore Machu Picchu in the early morning light, Snap incredible shots of Rainbow Mountain, Visit the spectacular Uyuni Salt Flats, Stay overnight in a G Adventures-supported community lodge
Do more than just cross destinations off your bucket list with this action-packed 11-day tour through some of South Americas most iconic destinations. Youll experience Machu Picchu in the early morning light, led by a local guide thatll share stories about the ancient Incan culture, and visit the famed Uyuni Salt Flats including a stay in a community-run salt-brick lodge with salt floors and furniture. Sure, youll be snapping pics to prove you went to the sites, but better yet, youll have stories to tell and genuine experiences that youll value even more.
Call (972) 298-5554 for more information or to book today! Mention code 14742740
- Tour Operator
- G Adventures
- Offer valid through 3/31/2020
- 11 Days
- Escorted - Yes
|Day 1||Cusco||Day 1 Cusco|
Arrive early and spend some time exploring the city. Meet the group at the welcome meeting, check for the start time on the welcome note at the hotel. Additional Notes: Please note: hot water shortages and power outages can be fairly common in Peru (even in upgraded hotels and private homes). We appreciate your patience and understanding that these occurrences are outside of our control. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting with G Representative
|Day 2||Malaga Pass||Day 2 Malaga Pass (1B, 1L)|
Pump up the excitement today on an epic mountain biking adventure. Start the exhilarating ride way up at Malaga Pass. Enjoy stunning Andean views, Incan archaeological sites, and rushing rivers on the way down to the jungle below. Included Activities: Malaga Pass Mountain Biking Transport: Private Vehicle (2.50-3.00 hours)
|Day 3||Santa Teresa||Day 3 Santa Teresa (1L)|
Start early today on a 16km (9.9 mi) hike, trek along the Urubamba river on the way to Santa Teresa. Opt to soak those aching muscles in the hot springs nearby. Included Activities: Santa Teresa Valley Hike
|Day 4||Aguas Calientes||Day 4 Santa Teresa/Aguas Calientes (1B)|
Soar through the air on a zipline high above the jungle below. Head to Aguas Calientes and opt to visit the local hot springs. Included Activities: Santa Teresa Ziplining Transport: Local train (11km)
|Day 5||Cusco||Day 5 Machu Picchu/Cusco (1B)|
Tick majestic Machu Picchu off your bucket list today. Explore the ruins with a local guide and opt to visit the Inca Bridge before returning to Cusco. Included Activities: Machu Picchu Guided Tour Transport: Local train (1.50-2.00 hours, 118km)
|Day 6||Rainbow Mountain||Day 6 Rainbow Mountain (1B, 1L)|
Get a very early start to drive to one of the most instagrammable locations of the region, Rainbow Mountain. Today is a challenging hike, but well worth the reward. Included Activities: Rainbow Mountain Hike - Full-day Trip Transport: Private Vehicle (3.50 hour(s))
|Day 7||La Paz||Day 7 Cusco/La Paz (1B)|
Catch a flight to one of the loftiest cities in the world, La Paz, Bolivia. Enjoy a free afternoon to explore the city, opt to check out the witches market or the valley of the moon. Transport: Plane (1.00 hour(s))
|Day 8||Salt Flats||Day 8 La Paz/Salt Flats (1B, 1D)|
Fly from La Paz to the town of Uyuni. Despite its isolation and challenging climate (cold and blustery most of the year), the town of Uyuni has earned the nickname of Hija Predilecta de Bolivia (Bolivia's Favourite Daughter). It is also the starting point for our 2-night excursion through the spectacular Salar de Uyuni (Uyuni Salt Flats) in 4x4 vehicles. Settle into your G Adventures-supported community salt-brick bungalow, complete with salt floors and furniture, after a guided walking tour up to the sacred Jukil mountaintop for sweeping valley views and a dinner of local ingredients prepared by ladies from the community. Additional Notes: During the rainy season the locations visited may change due to some routes being covered by water. Included Activities: Jukil Community Experience & Lodge Transport: Plane 4x4
|Day 9||Salt Flats||Day 9 Salt Flats (1B, 1L, 1D)|
Continue to discover the Uyuni Salt Flats on a 4x4 excursion.
|Day 10||Uyuni||Day 10 Salt Flats/Uyuni (1B, 1L)|
Enjoy a final day of exploring the Uyuni Salt Flats before boarding an overnight bus back to La Paz. Transport: Overnight bus
|Day 11||La Paz||Day 11 La Paz|
Depart at any time upon arrival to La Paz by overnight bus. Additional Notes: The tour ends upon arrival in La Paz, to enjoy time exploring the city we recommend booking a post hotel night.
Local Flights: N/A
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