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Andean Highlights: Peru & Bolivia

Private Travel | General interest 15 Days & 12 Nights Lead-in price: £3395

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
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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 (depending on flight schedules it may be necessary to add an overnight stay at Huatajata). 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 or Atix 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.


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.

  • Hotel De Sal Luna Salada
    Hotel De Sal Luna Salada

    The Luna Salada Hotel is located on the banks of the huge salt lake and is made almost entirely of salt, right down to tables and chairs, a truly unique and bizarre experience. The restaurant offers views of the salt lake.

  • Los Portales Hotel
    Los Portales Hotel

    Los Portales Hotel is situated close to the Korikancha and only a few blocks from the main square. A modern hotel with local Andean touches, it offers 50 cosy and comfortable rooms, as well as a restaurant, lounge, business centre and an internal courtyard with seating.

  • 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.

  • Jose Antonio Puno
    Jose Antonio Puno

    The Jose Antonio Puno is situated on the shores of Lake Titicaca about 2km from the centre of Puno on the road to Desaguadero. There are 135 spacious rooms, all with a lake view and modern facilities, and the hotel also has a restaurant and bar.

  • Hotel José Antonio Lima
    Hotel José Antonio Lima

    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 window

  • 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.

  • Atix Hotel
    Atix Hotel

    The Atix Hotel is located in the upmarket residential neighbourhood of Zona Sur, around a 20-minute drive from downtown La Paz. A member of Design Hotels, the property has a striking geometric façade made of native woods and local Comanche stone, and a modern and sleek interior with artwork, sculptures and photographs by national artists throughout. Guestrooms are spacious and elegant in contemporary, muted tones and feature handcrafted furnishings and alpaca blankets. The rooftop is home to both an infinity pool and stylish bar, which both have floor-to-ceiling windows that provide superb views over the city and surrounding hilltops. The restaurant serves a creative menu that showcases the diverse culinary traditions around the country, using locally sourced produce. Features: 53 rooms, restaurant, rooftop bar, swimming pool, gym, sauna. Room amenities: Television, desk, safe, turndown service, Wi-Fi.

Standard private tour extensions

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Dates & prices


Guideline Prices

Low season from £3395 per person

High season from £3495 per person


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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

Guaranteed Departures Where a tour date has ‘yes’ listed, this tour is guaranteed to run.

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Terms & Conditions Guaranteed departures will run except in the circumstances where travel to the destination is advised against by the UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) or entry restrictions relating to COVID-19 preclude travel.

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

  • Lima

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

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  • 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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  • The Sacred Valley

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

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  • 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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  • Puno

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

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