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Andean Highlights: Peru & Bolivia

Private Travel | General interest 15 Days & 12 Nights Lead-in price: £3,395 Current prices from: £3,395
This journey, which takes in dramatic Andean scenery, ancient Inca sites and beautiful colonial architecture, includes an overnight stay on Sun Island in Lake Titicaca, legendary birthplace of the Incas and a visit to the Uyuni salt flats.

The Cox & Kings signature experiences

  • Inca & colonial history
  • Indigenous highland cultures
  • Overnight stay on Sun Island
  • Explore the Bolivan salt flats
  • Stay in 3- & 4-star accommodation

Arequipa

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2272 2272 2272 2373 2272 2272 2170 2272 2272 2272 2272 2373
Min temp (C)(F) 846 846 846 745 643 541 439 541 643 643 643 745
Sunshine hours 7 7 8 9 9 10 10 10 10 10 10 9
Daylight hours 13 13 12 12 11 11 11 12 12 12 13 13
Rainfall (mm)(in) 251 361 181 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 30
Rainy Days 6 23 5 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 3
Humidity N N N N N N N N N N N N
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 10/VH 9/VH 9/VH 11/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Cajamarca

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1864 1763 1763 1864 1864 1864 1864 1864 1864 1864 1966 1966
Min temp (C)(F) 541 541 541 541 439 439 337 439 541 439 439 541
Sunshine hours 5 5 4 5 6 7 7 7 5 5 6 5
Daylight hours 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 13
Rainfall (mm)(in) 1004 954 1335 934 442 191 171 171 402 954 803 773
Rainy Days 16 19 19 16 11 6 5 5 10 11 10 14
Humidity E E E E E E E E E E E E
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11/E 11/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Chachapoyas

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2170 2170 2170 2170 2272 2170 2170 2170 2272 2272 2272 2272
Min temp (C)(F) 1152 1152 1152 1152 1050 948 948 846 1050 1050 1050 1050
Sunshine hours 6 6 6 6 7 7 8 8 7 5 8 7
Daylight hours 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 13
Rainfall (mm)(in) 773 853 1225 914 492 291 291 271 612 944 823 693
Rainy Days 15 20 19 14 12 9 7 7 11 12 12 15
Humidity E E E E E E E E E E E E
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11/E 11/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Chiclayo

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 3086 3188 3188 2984 2781 2577 2475 2475 2475 2475 2679 2984
Min temp (C)(F) 2068 2170 2170 1966 1864 1763 1661 1559 1559 1661 1661 1864
Sunshine hours 7 7 7 7 7 6 6 6 7 7 7 7
Daylight hours 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 13
Rainfall (mm)(in) 20 20 60 30 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10
Rainy Days 3 2 2 2 2 1 2 0 0 2 1 1
Humidity E E E E E VH VH E E E E E
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11/E 10/VH 10/VH 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) 2068 2272 2272 2068 1966 1864 1763 1763 1661 1661 1763 1966

Colca Canyon

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1864 1864 1864 1864 1864 1864 1763 1864 1966 2068 2068 1966
Min temp (C)(F) 439 439 439 236 -130 -228 -425 -425 -130 32 134 337
Sunshine hours 5 5 6 7 9 10 10 9 8 9 8 7
Daylight hours 13 13 12 12 11 11 11 11 12 13 13 13
Rainfall (mm)(in) 1004 1064 894 241 60 10 20 50 110 131 191 542
Rainy Days 13 18 11 4 0 0 0 0 2 5 7 10
Humidity E E E E E VH VH E E E E E
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11/E 9/VH 10/VH 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Cuzco

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Avg temp (C)(F) 1966 1966 1966 2068 2169 2068 2068 2068 2170 2271 2170 1254
Sunshine hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Daylight hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rainfall (mm)(in) 151 120 100 40 10 0 0 10 20 50 70 110
Rainy Days 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Humidity
UV
Sea temp (C)(F)

Iquitos (Amazon)

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 3290 3290 3290 3188 3188 3086 3188 3290 3290 3290 3290 3290
Min temp (C)(F) 2272 2272 2272 2272 2272 2272 2170 2170 2170 2272 2272 2373
Sunshine hours 5 6 5 5 5 5 6 7 7 7 6 6
Daylight hours 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12
Rainfall (mm)(in) 27311 24810 30212 30112 26610 2078 1777 1697 1928 2269 25410 27411
Rainy Days 19 19 22 20 20 19 1 16 16 16 18 20
Humidity E E E E E E E E E E E E
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11/E 11/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Lima

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2679 2781 2679 2577 2272 2068 1966 1864 1966 2068 2272 2475
Min temp (C)(F) 1864 1966 1864 1763 1559 1457 1355 1355 1355 1355 1457 1661
Sunshine hours 6 7 7 7 4 2 1 1 2 3 4 5
Daylight hours 13 12 12 12 12 11 11 12 12 12 13 13
Rainfall (mm)(in) 10 10 0 0 10 20 30 30 20 10 10 20
Rainy Days 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1
Humidity L M M L N N N N N N N L
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 10/VH 9/VH 9/VH 11/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) 2272 2373 2272 2170 1966 1864 1864 1763 1763 1763 1966 2068

Machu Picchu

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2475 2577 2577 2577 2577 2577 2577 2577 2679 2577 2679 2373
Min temp (C)(F) 1355 1355 1355 1254 1152 948 948 1050 1152 1254 1355 1355
Sunshine hours 5 5 6 7 8 8 8 8 7 7 7 6
Daylight hours 13 13 12 12 12 11 11 12 12 12 13 13
Rainfall (mm)(in) 1385 1416 1516 622 231 171 221 241 442 753 863 1215
Rainy Days 15 20 13 9 6 2 2 3 7 9 9 13
Humidity E E E E E VH VH E E E E E
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11/E 10/VH 10/VH 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Nazca

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2475 2475 2475 2475 2272 2068 2068 2068 2068 2068 2272 2577
Min temp (C)(F) 1559 1559 1457 1355 1254 1050 1050 1050 1152 1152 1254 1355
Sunshine hours 7 7 7 8 8 7 7 7 8 8 8 8
Daylight hours 13 13 12 12 11 11 11 12 12 12 13 13
Rainfall (mm)(in) 40 90 141 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rainy Days 5 10 5 3 2 0 0 1 3 3 3 4
Humidity M M M M L L N L L M M M
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 10/VH 9/VH 9/VH 11/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Paracas

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2679 2781 2781 2577 2373 2170 2068 2068 2170 2272 2373 2577
Min temp (C)(F) 1864 1966 1966 1763 1559 1355 1355 1355 1355 1457 1559 1763
Sunshine hours 6 6 6 7 5 3 3 3 4 5 6 6
Daylight hours 13 13 12 12 11 11 11 12 12 12 13 13
Rainfall (mm)(in) 0 10 0 0 10 10 10 10 10 0 10 0
Rainy Days 2 3 1 1 1 0 0 1 2 1 1 1
Humidity M M M L N N N N N N N L
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 9/VH 8/VH 8/VH 10/VH 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) 2272 2272 2272 2068 1966 1864 1763 1661 1661 1763 1864 2068

Puerto Maldonado

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 3188 3188 3188 3188 3188 3086 3086 3188 3391 3290 3290 3188
Min temp (C)(F) 2272 2170 2170 2068 1966 1864 1864 1864 1966 2170 2170 2272
Sunshine hours 5 5 5 6 7 7 8 7 7 6 6 6
Daylight hours 13 13 12 12 12 11 12 12 12 12 13 13
Rainfall (mm)(in) 34213 31212 28511 1797 984 552 582 723 1104 1837 24410 28611
Rainy Days 16 16 5 10 6 4 3 4 6 10 12 14
Humidity E E E E VH VH VH VH E E E E
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 10/VH 8/VH 9/VH 10/VH 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Puno

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 1457 1457 1559 1559 1457 1457 1457 1457 1559 1661 1661 1559
Min temp (C)(F) 236 236 134 -130 -523 -818 -818 -719 -327 -228 -130 134
Sunshine hours 6 6 6 8 9 9 9 9 8 9 8 7
Daylight hours 13 13 12 12 11 11 11 12 12 12 13 13
Rainfall (mm)(in) 1596 1586 1335 381 151 20 30 70 281 351 542 1195
Rainy Days 16 23 13 7 3 1 2 2 6 7 7 13
Humidity N N N N N N N N N N N N
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11/E 9/VH 10/VH 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A N/AN/A

Trujillo

  J F M A M J J A S O N D
Max temp (C)(F) 2679 2679 2679 2577 2373 2272 2170 2170 2170 2170 2272 2475
Min temp (C)(F) 1763 1864 1864 1763 1661 1559 1457 1457 1457 1457 1559 1559
Sunshine hours 6 6 5 6 6 5 4 4 4 5 6 6
Daylight hours 13 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 13
Rainfall (mm)(in) 20 10 70 0 10 0 10 10 10 0 0 10
Rainy Days 6 5 5 5 4 2 3 1 3 5 4 4
Humidity E E E E E VH VH E E E E E
UV 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11/E 9/VH 10/VH 11/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E 11+/E
Sea temp (C)(F) 2170 2272 2272 2068 1864 1864 1763 1763 1661 1661 1763 1966
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Standard Private Tour in brief

Days 1-3: Fly to Cuzco via Bogotá

Fly overnight to Cuzco via Bogotá. Upon arrival, transfer to the Sacred Valley for 2 nights at Hatun Valley. Visit a local market and Ollantaytambo Inca fortress. (B)

Day 4: Machu Picchu • Cuzco

Take a full-day trip by train to the magnificent site of Machu Picchu. (An overnight can also be arranged). in the afternoon travel by train to Cuzco for a 2-night stay. (B, L)

Day 5: Cuzco

Guided city tour of this charming city. (B)

Day 6: Puno

Take a scenic bus journey across the altiplano taking in majestic vistas along the way. Alternatively, upgrade to the Titicaca train (supplements apply). Arrive in Puno for an overnight stay at Jose Antonio. (B, L)

Day 7: Lake Titicaca

Travel by hydrofoil across Lake Titicaca into Bolivia. Stay overnight on the picturesque Sun Island, a sacred Inca site. (B, L, D)

Day 8: Lake Titicaca • Salar de Uyuni

Explore the lake shores. Make a visit to the Inca staircase and sacred fountain and stop at the Altiplano museum at Huatajata. Continue by road to La Paz for an evening flight to Uyuni. Stay 2 nights at a salt hotel on the edge of the Salar de Uyuni. (B, L, D)

Day 9: Salar de Uyuni

Explore the otherwordly salt flats, the largest on earth, on a full-day 4×4 tour. (B, L, D)

Days 10-11: La Paz

Morning flight to La Paz for a 2-night stay at La Casona Boutique Hotel. Explore the city, the Witches Market and Moon Valley. Optional visit to the Tiwanaku ruins. (B)

Days 12-13: Fly to Lima

Fly to Lima and stay 2 nights. Explore the city’s colonial heritage. (B)

Days 14-15: Fly home via Bogotá

Morning at leisure. Afternoon flight via Bogota back to the UK. (B)

Meal basis:

As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.

Important information Standard tour

This tour is based in 3- and 4-star accommodation.

Single supplement

Available on request.

Tailor-made travel:

For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or enquire online.

Note:

It is possible to take Peru Rail’s Titicaca Train across the Altiplano from Cuzco to Puno (operates Wed, Fri & Sun). Please speak to your travel consultant for more details.

Standard private tour accommodation

  • Posada del Inca Eco Lodge
    Posada del Inca Eco Lodge

    The Posada del Inca Eco Lodge is a rustic lodge situated on top of Sun Island which offers spectacular views across Lake Titicaca and the Andes. A former colonial hacienda, the property has simple rooms and gardens. Excursions include a llama trek and Inca trails.

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  • La Casona Hotel Boutique
    La Casona Hotel Boutique

    La Casona Hotel Boutique is situated close to Plaza San Francisco in the heart of La Paz. This converted colonial property features an interior courtyard with a fountain and attractive exposed stonework, wooden beams and colourful walls. The rooms have parquet floors and en suite bathrooms.Features: 45 rooms, restaurant, free Wi-Fi.<br>Room amenities: Television, safe, hairdryer, heating, fridge.

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  • Jose Antonio
    Jose Antonio

    The Jose Antonio Hotel is located in the modern district of Miraflores, 30 minutes drive from the Jorge Chavez International Airport, and close to the major commercial, financial, tourist and cultural centres as well as many excellent restaurants. The hotel offers 84 large guest rooms, a restaurant and a bar. All rooms are equipped with private bathroom, telephone, cable television, air conditioning, safety deposit box, mini-bar and anti-noise windows.

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  • Hatun Valley
    Hatun Valley

    The charming Hatun Valley hotel offers an ideal base from which to explore the Sacred Valley, whilst providing a peaceful oasis to appreciate the surrounding mountainous scenery. The property is set within beautifully maintained gardens, full of citrus trees, wildflowers and herbs. Guests can relax in one of the hammocks situated around the gardens or next to the campfire in the evenings. Rooms are simple, but spacious and feature traditional Peruvian textiles and ceramics. The onsite restaurant offers authentic Peruvian cuisine.Features: 24 rooms, restaurant, bar, spa, Wi-Fi.<br>Room amenities: Terrace, air conditioning, phone, hairdryer.

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  • Expedition Train
    Expedition Train

    The most affordable train option to Machu Picchu does not compromise on the onboard experience. Travelling through the Sacred Valley of the Incas between Cuzco and Machu Picchu, the Expedition train features comfortable seats in groups of four and colourfully decorated with designs of Incan culture. Views of the passing Andean scenery, Inca terraces and small villages are maximised by the additioin of picture windows in the ceilings. Andean snacks and soft drinks are available to buy throughout the journey.

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Dates & prices

PBA2020

Guideline Prices

Low season from £3,495 per person

High season from £3,595 per person

 

Flexible Prices & Itineraries
For a quote based on alternative accommodation standards or flight options, or to tailor this itinerary, please call 020 7873 5000 or send an email enquiry

Additional Information

Please call 020 7873 5000 for more information or to make a booking.

Prices above are per person in pounds sterling (£), based on two people sharing a twin-room. The prices which were valid at the time of publication, may be subject to change, particularly as a result of variable flight costs. You will be informed of any such changes prior to booking.

 
  • • International flights (and domestic flights if applicable)
    • UK departure and overseas airport taxes
    • Accommodation, itinerary & meal basis as described
    • Local Transfers in a private chauffeur-driven vehicle
    • The support (if required) of an English speaking local representative
    • Local guides and entrance fees where applicable

Destinations on this tour

    https://www.coxandkings.co.uk/destinations/south-america/peru/lima
  • Lima

    Lima lies on the Pacific coast and offers some of Peru's finest museums and monuments, a...

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  • https://www.coxandkings.co.uk/destinations/south-america/peru/cuzco
  • Cuzco

    Located at an altitude of 3,310 metres, Cuzco is one of the most beautiful and enchanting cities in South America.

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  • https://www.coxandkings.co.uk/destinations/south-america/peru/the-sacred-valley
  • The Sacred Valley

    The Sacred Valley of the Incas is the perfect place to explore, relax and unwind either...

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  • https://www.coxandkings.co.uk/destinations/south-america/peru/cuzco
  • Cuzco

    Located at an altitude of 3,310 metres, Cuzco is one of the most beautiful and enchanting cities in South America.

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  • https://www.coxandkings.co.uk/destinations/south-america/peru/puno
  • Puno

    Puno lies on the western shore of Lake Titicaca and is used as a base to visit the the...

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