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Atacama To Machu Picchu AX

Trip Duration 18 Days

Journey through Bolivia, Chile and Peru

Come with us on an Andean adventure as we travel from the Chilean city of Santiago to the magnificent Inca citadel of Machu Picchu in Peru. Along the way we explore Cusco, the historical capital of Peru, traverse the spectacular salt flats of Uyuni and visit the city of La Paz, 'the city that touches the sky'.

Tour Highlights

  • Santiago de Chile - Chile's scenic capital in the shadow of the Andes
  • San Pedro de Atacama - Discover the Valley of the Moon and El Tatio Geysers
  • Uyuni - Explore the great plains of one of the largest salt lakes on earth
  • Sucre - Visit Bolivia's colonial capital, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • La Paz - Explore the 'city that touches the sky'
  • Lake Titicaca - Traverse the highest navigable lake in the world and stay on the Island of the Sun
  • Machu Picchu - Travel by train to the 'Lost City', one of the New Seven Wonders of the World
  • Cusco - Explore the ancient capital city of the Incas


Itineraries on some departure dates may differ, please select.

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  • 1
    Join tour in Santiago de Chile; afternoon city tour

  • 2
    Free day in Santiago de Chile; optional Valparaiso visit

  • 3
    Fly to Calama, transfer to San Pedro de Atacama and walk in the Moon Valley

  • 4
    Visit El Tatio Geysers, optional salt flats trip

  • 5
    Drive to Hito Cajon and enter Bolivia

  • 6
    Discover the Uyuni Salt Flats.

  • 7
    Travel to the UNESCO World Heritage town of Potosi

  • 8
    Morning city tour of Potosi, continue to Sucre

  • 9
    Explore Sucre on a guided tour; free afternoon for personal discovery

  • 10
    Fly to La Paz; afternoon tour of the city

  • 11
    In La Paz; optional trip to Tiwanaku archaeological site

  • 12
    Public bus to Copacabana, boat to Isla del Sol

  • 13
    Visit Chincanca Ruins, return to Copacabana and drive to Puno (Peru)

  • 14
    Public bus to Cusco

  • 15
    Free morning in Sacred Valley, train to Aguas Calientes

  • 16
    Visit Machu Picchu, afternoon return to Cusco by train

  • 17
    In Cusco; optional whitewater rafting

  • 18
    Trip ends in Cusco

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Atacama To Machu Picchu
Included meals 17 7 4
Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Bus, Train, Flight, Public Bus
13 nights Standard Hotel
2 nights Simple Hotel
2 nights Standard Guesthouse
Trip Staff
Driver(s), Explore Tour Leader, Local Guide(s), Boat Crew
Group Size
Generally 12 - 18