Buenos Aires to Lima Adventure

Company : G Adventures
Activities: Machu Picchu Tours / Tours
Countries: Argentina / Bolivia / Chile / Peru
Duration: 4 weeks to 2 months
Approx Costs: 2000 to 2500 £ Pound (UK)

South America rewards those willing to explore. Consider this epic adventure: beginning in Buenos Aires and ending in Lima, it's 35 full days of fun. 

You'll hike the Inca Trail, cross the Salt Flats of Bolivia by 4x4, and feel like a sophisticate sipping wine in Argentina. Along the way, you'll engage with local cultures with a small group of other young travellers to back you up. For those willing to invest their time, this trip offers big returns in adventure.

 

Itinerary

Day 1 Buenos Aires
Arriva at any time.

Day 2-3 Salta
Skip a long overnight bus ride with an included flight. Check out the scenic Quebrada de las Conchas to Cafayate and enjoy local cuisine.

Day 4-5 San Pedro de Atacama
Opt to visit nearby ruins, go mountain biking, or visit the Valley of the Moon.

Day 6-8 Salt Flats/Uyuni
Ascend by bus into the mountains and cross into Bolivia. 3-day 4x4 excursion to the Uyuni Salt Flats and surrounding desert altiplano with spectacular scenery. Stay in simple hotels upgraded with solar panels to provide electricity and hot water.

Day 9-13 Potosí/Sucre
Opt to take an excursion to nearby dinosaur tracks, explore the cities, go hiking or mountain biking, or check out a working silver mine. Overnight bus to La Paz.

Day 14-15 La Paz
Optional visit to the Valley of the Moon, or explore winding streets and lively markets of La Paz.

Day 16-18 Puno/Lake Titacaca
Visit the floating Islands of Uros, and take a guided tour of Lake Titicaca with a homestay in a local village.

Day 19-27 Cusco/Ollantaytambo/Inca Trail
Free time to explore Cusco. Take an optional city tour, or go whitewater rafting, horseback riding or mountain biking. Learn about the Sacred Valley en route to Ollantaytambo. Opt to take a Sacred Valley tour and visit a Planeterra-supported women's weaving co-op. Take in Inca culture, history, and great views on a 4-day guided Inca Trail hike with visit to Machu Picchu. 

Day 28-31 Arequipa/Colca Canyon
Optional visit of the Catalina Convent, or visit a local hot springs. Spot condors on a guided tour to Colca Canyon. Overnight bus to Nazca.

Day 32-33 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 34 Lima
Optional visit to Ballestas Islands before travelling to Lima for a final night—try some pisco sours and ceviche.

Day 35 Lima
Depart at any time.

 

Trip Specifics

  • Price: From £2405 (available to book in other currencies)
  • Duration: 35 days
  • Departures: Every month
  • Code: SABM

 

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G Adventures Buenos Aires to Lima Adventure Reviews

Fantastic

I was so so happy with my G adventure experience and prior to booking I had always done independent travel. My room mate and I hit it off instantly and the organisation was fantastic. Our guide Renzo really looked after the group and the shining moment for me was when I lost my passport in Peru the day we were crossing the border to Bolivia the group had to leave me behind but G sent a rep to me straight away who helped and looked after me and they managed to locate my passport at our home stay so I could travel the following day and rejoin everyone. I can’t big them up enough. The only downside is now I’m 40 I would love to do more with them but I’m out of the age range

By: Anonymous
Nationality: British
Age: 40

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