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Peru Family Tour Package with Bolivia Extension

PERU FAMILY TOUR PACKAGE WITH BOLIVIA EXTENSION – OVERVIEW

This 10 day Peru Family Tour Package with Bolivia extension will take you to some of the most amazing places in the world.

  • Visit the bustling city of Lima, with its beautiful views of the Pacific Ocean, multi-cultural identity, and rich colonial history.
  • Immerse yourself in the Inca culture as you explore Cusco, the Sacred Valley, and Machu Picchu.
  • Enjoy panoramic views of the Andean landscape of La Paz, the highest capital in the world.
  • Visit the impressive ruins and monoliths of the powerful Tiwanaku culture.
  • Take a boat ride to Sun Island, on Lake Titicaca, and spend a night in the legendary birthplace of the Inca Empire.
  • Capture amazing photographs in the pristine landscape of the Uyuni Salt Flats, the world’s highest and largest salt desert.

PERU FAMILY TOUR PACKAGE WITH BOLIVIA EXTENSION – ITINERARY

DAY 1

Transfer from the Airport

International flight – Lima (arriving at any time – booked on your own). Pick up from the airport and transfer to your hotel in Miraflores WITH DRIVER ONLY.

Evening free.

Overnight in Lima.

DAY 2

City Tour Lima Half Day

Start your amazing Peru family tour package with Lima, the “City of Kings”.  Tour the suburbs of San Isidro and Miraflores where you’ll find the bustling financial center, the prestigious San Isidro Golf course, and the tranquil Olive Grove Park. See the impressive Huaca Pucllana, a pre-inca pyramid-shaped temple, that stands surrounded by the city. Stop at the Parque del Amor (Love Park) and enjoy unparalleled views of the Pacific Ocean as you drive through the Miraflores Malecon, a road along the cliffs overlooking the ocean.

Your next visit is Lima’s historic center, which was declared a World Cultural Heritage by UNESCO in 1991. Drive by the Plaza Mayor, the Presidential Palace, the Cathedral, the Archbishop’s Palace, City Hall and the Desamparados Train Station. Continue on to Plaza San Martin, a large park in downtown Lima, surrounded by colonial buildings still displaying ornate wooden balconies. Your city tour ends with a visit to the San Francisco Monastery and its famous underground crypts (Catacombs).

NOTE: all visits are panoramic except for the San Francisco Convent and its Catacombs.

Afternoon and evening free to explore the city.

Overnight in Lima.

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DAY 3

Transfer to/from Airport

Our driver picks you up from your hotel and driver to the airport to take flight Lima – Cusco (booked on your own). We meet you at the airport and transfer to your hotel in Cusco (3400m/11152ft).

City Tour Cusco

Experience the rich culture of the Incas in the main constructions found throughout the city of Cusco. Visit the Cathedral, Koricancha (also known as the Temple of the Sun), the archaeological complex of Sacsayhuaman, Kenko, Pucapucara, and Tambomachay (duration: 4 hours). Return to your hotel.

Evening free.

Overnight in Cusco.

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DAY 4

Sacred Valley Tour

Today we take you to the Sacred Valley of the Incas, an important agricultural production center along the Urubamba River. Visit the colorful artisan market and the archeological site of Pisac (2800m/9184ft), and enjoy a buffet lunch in Urubamba. Continue on to the archaeological site of Ollantaytambo and brave the Inca stairs to behold amazing mountain views (duration: 8 hours). The tour ends at around 16:00 – 17:00.

Train Ride to Aguas Calientes

From the archeological site, you will walk to Ollantaytambo Train Station (10min from the main square) to take your Expedition 75 Train departing at 19:00 hours and arriving at 20:45 hours to Aguas Calientes. You will be met by a member of the hotel staff, who will transfer you to your hotel.

Evening free.

Overnight at Aguas Calientes.

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DAY 5

Machu Picchu Tour

Today, explore the Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu.  Our tour guide will meet you at your hotel, early in the morning, to take the bus up the mountain where Machu Picchu is located (2430m/7970ft).  Enjoy a guided tour of the “Lost City of the Incas” (duration: 2 ½ hours).

After the tour, you are free to roam around the historic ruins on your own. You can hike the steep stairs of Huayna Picchu Mountain and admire a birds-eye view of Machu Picchu (400-person limit per day). Or you can visit the Temple of the Moon. We also recommend you visit the Inca Bridge or to walk up to the Inti Punku (Sun Gate) to admire another amazing panoramic view of Machu Picchu (optional).

Enjoy a buffet lunch at the Belmond Sanctuary Lodge, the only hotel, situated on top of the mountain, next to Machu Picchu (optional, not included).  Please note the buffet is served from 11:00 until 15:00.

Train Ride to Cusco

After lunch, take the bus down to Aguas Calientes (on your own). The bus departs every 5 min, with the last bus departing at 17:30. Make sure you are back at the station on time to take the Expedition 34 Train, which departs at 15:20 hours and arrives at Poroy at 19:05 (30min from Cusco). Our driver will be waiting for you at the Poroy station, holding a sign with your name on it. Transfer to your hotel in Cusco.

Evening free.

Overnight in Cusco.

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DAY 6

Transfer to/from Airport in Lima and La Paz

Airport transfer in the morning to take your international flight Cusco – La Paz (booked on your own). Private transport from the airport to your hotel in La Paz (altitude: 3650m/11972ft – downtown area, 3350m/10988ft – south area).

City Tour La Paz and Moon Valley Half Day

Continue your Peru Family Tour Package with Bolivia extension by exploring the capital, the city of La Paz. Visit the famous Witch Doctor’s Market where you’ll find herbs, folk remedies, and fascinating ingredients used in Aymara rituals. Next is the handicrafts market of Sagarnaga Street where you can find colorful souvenirs and gifts.

The tour continues to the San Francisco Colonial Church (museum not included) and to Plaza Murillo where the Cathedral, the Government Palace, and the National Congress buildings are located. Afterwards, visit the charming, cobble-stoned street of Jaen, one of the last colonial streets of downtown La Paz. It is home to a range of museums, shops, bars, and restaurants. Transfer to Plaza España to take the city’s sky lift towards the southern residential area. Here you will enjoy amazing panoramic views of this Andean city cradled by striking mountains.

Finally, visit Moon Valley, with an amazing display of rock erosion patterns like something from out of this world. Enjoy the small gallery of celebrated local potter, Mario Sarabia, located in the area (duration: 4 hours). Return to your hotel.

Evening free.

Overnight in La Paz.

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DAY 7

Transfer to Copacabana and Tour

Transfer to the town of Copacabana on Lake Titicaca (duration: 3 ½ – 4hours, altitude: 3840m / 12595ft).

Upon arrival, you will start your tour by visiting the Basilica, a stark, white, Moorish-looking building decorated with Portuguese-style blue tiles and rounded domes. The treasure inside is the Shrine de la Virgen de Copacabana — a statue carved during the 15th century which is said to be responsible for countless miracles. It is also belived that if she’s removed, Lake Titicaca will rise in rebellion and flood the town.

Next, you can take an optional walk through the 12 Stations of the Cross, as devout Catholics do throughout the Easter season. This uphill walk will help you understand the layout of the town and the position of nearby islands (duration: 1½ hours). The views of Lake Titicaca on the way up, and at the summit, are worth the exercise.

It is also worth noting that, in contrast to the strong Catholic influences found in Copacabana, you’ll also find Yatiris (Aymara masters) performing spiritual cleansings called “challas” or coca leaf readings on the streets.

Transfer to Sun Island

After your tour of Copacabana, you will be transferred by boat to the Port of Pilkokaina in the southern part of Sun Island on Lake Titicaca – the legendary birthplace of the Inca Empire – where you will be welcomed by the Lodge staff. Here, you will enjoy a traditional lunch, in the open air, called Apthapi, before continuing on your tour. After lunch, enjoy a smooth uphill walk with amazing views of the lake and a visit to the Inca ruins of Pilkokaina Palace along the way. The lodge is situated in the halfway up of the island and requires a smooth uphill walk with amazing views of the lake and a visit to the Inca ruins of Pilkokaina Palace along the way (duration: 45 minutes). From the lodge, behold an amazing sunset.

Evening free.

Overnight in the Sun Island.

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DAY 8

Escalera del Inca and Transfer to Tiwanaku

After enjoying breakfast at the Eco-lodge, walk down to the Port of Yumani. On your way down, visit the Escalera del Inca, a stairway leading to the Inca Fountain once believed to be a fountain of youth. After a short trek with wonderful panoramic views of Lake Titicaca, you will take a boat back to Copacabana (duration: 1 hour) and then be transferred to Tiwanaku (duration: 3 – 4 hours).

Half-Day Tiwanaku Ruins and Transfer to La Paz

After lunch, you will visit the Spiritual and Political Centre of the Tiwanaku culture, which includes beautiful monumental stone buildings that survive in protected archaeological zones. See the Kalasasaya Temple (Sun), the iconic Sun Gate, the Semi-subterranean temple (Earth), the Akapana Pyramid, and the Puma Punku ceremonial center. At the adjacent museum, enjoy an impressive collection of objects and tools of ancient civilizations in addition to monumental monoliths (duration: 1 ½ – 2 hours). Transfer to your hotel in La Paz (duration: 1 ½ hours).

Evening free.

Overnight in La Paz.

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DAY 9

Airport transfer WITH DRIVER ONLY to take flight La Paz – Uyuni (booked on your own).

Full Day Uyuni Salt Flats Tour

Morning picks up from Uyuni airport and transfer on a 4×4 on route to the amazing Uyuni Salt Flats (altitude: 3600m/11808ft) for a rugged yet amazing journey of a lifetime.

On your way, you will visit the cemetery of trains where you can take playful and even artistic pictures on board the remains of 19th and 20th-century steam locomotives. Next, you will visit the town of Colchani (20 minutes from Uyuni) where you will learn the artisanal salt extraction process from local artisans, and maybe even purchase salt from Uyuni. On this trip you will also see piles of extracted salt and see up-close the “ojos del salar” or mineralized water springs bursting out of the salt flat.

The next stop is Incahuasi Island, located in the middle of the Uyuni Salt Flat, where you can see the famous giant cacti that are up to 10 meters high and enjoy a short walk to the top of the island and admire wonderful panoramic views of the salt flats. Lunch will be served in the middle of the salt flat for an exclusive experience like no other. This is a perfect time to take advantage of the salt flat’s extraordinary flatness and play with proportion and perspective in your photographs (during the dry season: from mid-April to mid-November, subject to weather changes).

After lunch, transfer to the Tunupa Volcano to visit the Coqueza mummies found in that area and the Chiquini Caves. On the way back to Colchani, you will stop to visit the first hotel made of salt, Playa Blanca, where you can take photos in the flag garden of different countries and with the Dakar monument. Transfer to your hotel made of salt in Colchani to enjoy a delicious dinner.

Evening free.

Overnight in Colchani – Uyuni.

B, L, D (at your hotel)

DAY 10

Transfer to the Airport

Pick up from your hotel and transfer WITH DRIVER ONLY to the airport to take your flight Uyuni – La Paz (booked on your own). From La Paz, take your international flight (booked on your own).

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B Breakfast.

S Snack.

L Lunch.

D Dinner.

BL Boxed Lunch.

NOTES:

The Peru Family Tour Package with Bolivia extesion are customizable. If you prefer to add days or more destinations to your trip, please let us know in the Comments Section of the Get Free Quote form. You can also fill out the Design Your Trip form or Contact Us form if you’d like to provide more information or have specific needs.

  • This 10 day Peru Family Tour Package with Bolivia extension is available every day of the year.
  • Weather: rainy season starts in mid-October and ends in mid-March in the Mountains and Jungle. January and February are months with heavy rain. The best time of the year to visit Machu Picchu is from April to September.
  • Different train coach services: Expedition / Backpacker – tourist, Inca Rail Executive Class – superior tourist, Vistadome – superior tourist, Andean Railways Panoramic – superior tourist, Inca Rail First Class – Hiram Bingham – luxury.
  • Your luggage: you can leave unnecessary luggage at your hotel in Cusco when going to Machu Picchu. There are luggage weight regulations in the train.
  • Sacred Valley Tour: The best days to enjoy the artisan market of Pisac are Sundays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays.
  • Incahuasi Island, Tunupa Volcano, and the Chiquini Caves may not most likely be visited during the rainy season (mid-December to mid-April, subject to climatologic changes).
  • FUN FACT in the Peru Family Tour Package with Bolivia extension. We recommend our clients to bring their national flag in order to place it in the flag garden together with the other flags from all over the world!
  • You can also modify the Peru Family Tour Package with Bolivia Extension making it a trip only in Peru. We offer 2 interesting options, one of 12 day Amazing Peru Vacation Package visiting Arequipa, Puno and Cusco 0r also you can add four days at the beginning of your trip to visit the “City of Kings” and Nazca as in the Andean Peru Package.

Please do not hesitate to Contact Us (see top menu) for more details about the Peru Family Tour Package With Bolivia Extension or to customize this trip itinerary.

PERU FAMILY TOUR PACKAGE WITH BOLIVIA EXTENSION – PRICES

Price Per Person in Shared Service in Peru and Private Service in Bolivia

3 Stars

Double Room US$ 1,515
Additional to have single room US$ 420
Additional in private service * US$ 275
Vistadome Train (return only) US$ 25
Vistadome Trains (round trip) US$ 35

* Only for travel services in Peru. 

4 Stars

Double Room US$ 1,579
Additional to have single room US$ 550
Additional in private service * US$ 275
Vistadome Train (return only) US$ 25
Vistadome Trains (round trip) US$ 35

* Only for travel services in Peru. 

5 Stars

Double RoomUS$ 2,369
Additional to have single room US$ 1,160
Additional in private service * US$ 275
Vistadome Train (return only) US$ 25
Vistadome Trains (round trip) US$ 35

* Only for travel services in Peru. 

INCLUDED IN PERU FAMILY TOUR PACKAGE WITH BOLIVIA EXTENSION

Included in Tour Price

Hotel accommodations according to itinerary.

Meals according to itinerary.

All entrance tickets.

All tour and intermediate transfers.

All guided excursions in English in shared/group service in Peru and private service in Bolivia.

Bus & entrance to Machu Picchu.

Expedition Trains to/from Aguas Calientes.

Embarkation fees (Lake Titicaca).

Not included in Tour Price

International and domestic flights.

Visas required to enter Peru and Bolivia.

Airport Taxes for international flights.

Drinks and tips.

Tickets to Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountains.

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