Let us take you away as we escape into the Magic of Bolivia and Peru in this fresh, updated itinerary. This fully hosted 13-day tour is for the traveler seeking not only an unforgettable cultural and natural experience, but also a journey into the Land of the Incas, Quechuas and Aymaras, all the while protected by Pachamama, the earth/time mother. We will explore Bolivia first, beginning in the highest administrative capital in the world of La Paz, at more than 3,500 meters (11,500 feet) above sea level, then continue to the beautiful cities of Sucre and Potosi (both UNESCO World Heritage Sites), and on to Uyuni, the largest salt flats on the planet. Then we make our way across Lake Titicaca and into Peru, visiting the unique Uros and Taquile floating settlements, up into Cusco, the capital of the Inca Empire, and ending with the majestic Citadel of Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley.
Arrive into El Alto International Airport in La Paz, Bolivia. At an altitude of 4,062 meters (13,323 feet) above sea level, this is the highest international airport, and the fifth highest commercial airport, in the world. Upon arrival, our representative will be waiting with sign with your name to greet you and transfer you to our hotel for the next two nights. Remainder of afternoon free at leisure to acclimate to the altitude. Tonight, we will meet for our Welcome Dinner.