Southern Divide

21 days*
From 28340 SEK was 35414 SEK
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Overview
For those looking to experience the history, culture, and wilderness of South America, this three-week adventure through Peru, Bolivia, and Chile is packed full of some of the continent’s most iconic and popular highlights. Explore the Sacred Valley and uncover Incan history high in the Andes at legendary Machu Picchu. Explore incredible landscapes at Salar de Uyuni and the Atacama Desert, and encounter vibrant culture at Lake Titicaca. Because we have years of experience and established operational offices in the region, we’ll take care of the hassles so that you can focus on the highlights. Get off the beaten track and embrace the best of this incredible region.
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Overview

  • Departs/Ends: Lima to Santiago
  • Travel style: Classic
  • Physical rating: 3
  • Age requirements: You must be 18 to travel unaccompanied on a G Adventures tour. For minors travelling with a guardian over 21 years old, the minimum age is 12.
  • Trip type: Max 16, avg 12

What you get

  • Accomodation: Hotels/guesthouses (18 nts), G Adventures-supported lodge/basic hotels on Salar de Uyuni excursion (2 nts, multi-share).
  • Transport: Plane, train, boat, public bus, 4x4 vehicles, hiking.
  • Meals: 18 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 2 dinners
  • Team leader: CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout, local guides.

Extras

  • The international flight to and from start and finish city is not included in the tour price. Allow USD560-730 for meals not included.

Map & Itinerary

Day 1 Lima
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 Lima/Cusco
Hop a flight to Cusco. Enjoy a free day for shopping and exploring the city. Choose to pre-book an optional Cusco Cooking Class. Opt for a city tour. Meals included: breakfast
Day 3 Cusco
Spend a full day enjoying optional activities in the area. Meals included: breakfast
Day 4 Cusco/Ollantaytambo
Stop at the G Adventures-supported women's weaving co-op before visiting a local pottery making community. Break for lunch at the G Adventures-supported Parwa Community Restaurant in Huchuy Qosco. After lunch, opt to head out on a hike to the Ollantaytambo storehouses and look out over the ruins. Or, wander around the cobblestone streets and visit a local Chicheria (corn beer bar). Meals included: breakfast, lunch
Day 5 Ollantaytambo/Aguas Calientes
Catch the scenic train to Aguas Calientes. Opt to visit the local hot springs or shop in the local market. Those who have pre-booked and purchased the '1-day Inca Trail' hike will disembark the train at km 104 and trek to the Sun Gate for the first glimpse of Machu Picchu before re-joining the group at Aguas Calientes for the night. Meals included: breakfast
Day 6 Aguas Calientes/Cusco
Enjoy a guided tour of Machu Picchu. Opt to visit the Inca Bridge before returning to Cusco in the evening. Meals included: breakfast
Day 7 Cusco
Use a free day to explore more of Cusco or relax. Meals included: breakfast
Day 8 Cusco/Puno
Travel day by bus from Cusco to Puno. Spend some time on arrival wandering the small city. Meals included: breakfast
Day 9 Puno
Enjoy a guided tour of Lake Titicaca including a visit to Uros and Taquile islands. Meals included: breakfast
Day 10 Puno/La Paz
Travel by bus and cross the border into Bolivia, arriving in La Paz. Meals included: breakfast
Day 11 La Paz
Enjoy a free day in La Paz. Opt to visit the Witches' Market, the city's museums or the Valley of the Moon. Meals included: breakfast
Day 12 La Paz/Sucre
Fly to Sucre and explore this beautiful colonial city. Meals included: breakfast
Day 13 Sucre
Free time to explore the city, the former capital of Bolivia. For more active options opt to go hiking in the surrounding area or mountain biking. Meals included: breakfast
Day 14 Sucre/Potosí
Travel by bus to Potosí and get a view of the mountain Cerro Rico looming over the city. Meals included: breakfast
Day 15 Potosí/Uyuni
Travel through the Bolivian landscape to the town of Uyuni, the jumping off point for the three day 4x4 excursion to the Salar de Uyuni. Meals included: breakfast
Day 16 Uyuni/Salt Flats and Desert Crossing
Enjoy a three-day 4x4 excursion to the Salar de Uyuni and surrounding desert altiplano with spectacular scenery. Today you will be heading into the Salar de Uyuni. Our groups like to get creative with photography, as the endless white of the salt flats creates some great depth illusions that are fun to play with in photos. Last stop for the evening is a G Adventures-supported community lodge in a traditional agricultural village in the heart of a desert oasis. Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner
Day 17 Salt Flats and Desert Crossing
Explore the desert altiplano on a 4x4 excursion. Admire the spectacular scenery while passing red and blue lagoons and interesting rock formations along the route. Spot wild llamas, alpacas and even flamingos deep within the desert. Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner
Day 18 Salt Flats and Desert Crossing/San Pedro de Atacama
Rise early to cover more ground of the unique landscape of the Salar de Uyuni. Continue to see incredible scenery, including volcanoes, salt lakes and geysers. Travel to the border and descend by bus to San Pedro de Atacama, Chile. It's a long but scenic drive. Meals included: breakfast, lunch
Day 19 San Pedro de Atacama
Enjoy an Included excursion to the Valley of the Moon. In San Pedro, opt to go sandboarding or mountain biking.
Day 20 San Pedro de Atacama/Santiago
Drive to Calama and fly to Santiago, a vibrant capital city.
Day 21 Santiago
Depart at any time. Meals included: breakfast
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Overview

For those looking to experience the history, culture, and wilderness of South America, this three-week adventure through Peru, Bolivia, and Chile is packed full of some of the continent’s most iconic and popular highlights. Explore the Sacred Valley and uncover Incan history high in the Andes at legendary Machu Picchu. Explore incredible landscapes at Salar de Uyuni and the Atacama Desert, and encounter vibrant culture at Lake Titicaca. Because we have years of experience and established operational offices in the region, we’ll take care of the hassles so that you can focus on the highlights. Get off the beaten track and embrace the best of this incredible region.

Is this trip for me?

  • Departs/Ends: Lima to Santiago
  • Travel style: Classic
  • Physical rating: 3
  • Age requirements: You must be 18 to travel unaccompanied on a G Adventures tour. For minors travelling with a guardian over 21 years old, the minimum age is 12.
  • Trip type: Max 16, avg 12

What you get

  • Accomodation: Hotels/guesthouses (18 nts), G Adventures-supported lodge/basic hotels on Salar de Uyuni excursion (2 nts, multi-share).
  • Transport: Plane, train, boat, public bus, 4x4 vehicles, hiking.
  • Meals: 18 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 2 dinners
  • Team leader: CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout, local guides.

Extras

The international flight to and from start and finish city is not included in the tour price.

Allow USD560-730 for meals not included.

Map & Itinerary
Day 1 Lima
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 Lima/Cusco
Hop a flight to Cusco. Enjoy a free day for shopping and exploring the city. Choose to pre-book an optional Cusco Cooking Class. Opt for a city tour. Meals included: breakfast
Day 3 Cusco
Spend a full day enjoying optional activities in the area. Meals included: breakfast
Day 4 Cusco/Ollantaytambo
Stop at the G Adventures-supported women's weaving co-op before visiting a local pottery making community. Break for lunch at the G Adventures-supported Parwa Community Restaurant in Huchuy Qosco. After lunch, opt to head out on a hike to the Ollantaytambo storehouses and look out over the ruins. Or, wander around the cobblestone streets and visit a local Chicheria (corn beer bar). Meals included: breakfast, lunch
Day 5 Ollantaytambo/Aguas Calientes
Catch the scenic train to Aguas Calientes. Opt to visit the local hot springs or shop in the local market. Those who have pre-booked and purchased the '1-day Inca Trail' hike will disembark the train at km 104 and trek to the Sun Gate for the first glimpse of Machu Picchu before re-joining the group at Aguas Calientes for the night. Meals included: breakfast
Day 6 Aguas Calientes/Cusco
Enjoy a guided tour of Machu Picchu. Opt to visit the Inca Bridge before returning to Cusco in the evening. Meals included: breakfast
Day 7 Cusco
Use a free day to explore more of Cusco or relax. Meals included: breakfast
Day 8 Cusco/Puno
Travel day by bus from Cusco to Puno. Spend some time on arrival wandering the small city. Meals included: breakfast
Day 9 Puno
Enjoy a guided tour of Lake Titicaca including a visit to Uros and Taquile islands. Meals included: breakfast
Day 10 Puno/La Paz
Travel by bus and cross the border into Bolivia, arriving in La Paz. Meals included: breakfast
Day 11 La Paz
Enjoy a free day in La Paz. Opt to visit the Witches' Market, the city's museums or the Valley of the Moon. Meals included: breakfast
Day 12 La Paz/Sucre
Fly to Sucre and explore this beautiful colonial city. Meals included: breakfast
Day 13 Sucre
Free time to explore the city, the former capital of Bolivia. For more active options opt to go hiking in the surrounding area or mountain biking. Meals included: breakfast
Day 14 Sucre/Potosí
Travel by bus to Potosí and get a view of the mountain Cerro Rico looming over the city. Meals included: breakfast
Day 15 Potosí/Uyuni
Travel through the Bolivian landscape to the town of Uyuni, the jumping off point for the three day 4x4 excursion to the Salar de Uyuni. Meals included: breakfast
Day 16 Uyuni/Salt Flats and Desert Crossing
Enjoy a three-day 4x4 excursion to the Salar de Uyuni and surrounding desert altiplano with spectacular scenery. Today you will be heading into the Salar de Uyuni. Our groups like to get creative with photography, as the endless white of the salt flats creates some great depth illusions that are fun to play with in photos. Last stop for the evening is a G Adventures-supported community lodge in a traditional agricultural village in the heart of a desert oasis. Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner
Day 17 Salt Flats and Desert Crossing
Explore the desert altiplano on a 4x4 excursion. Admire the spectacular scenery while passing red and blue lagoons and interesting rock formations along the route. Spot wild llamas, alpacas and even flamingos deep within the desert. Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner
Day 18 Salt Flats and Desert Crossing/San Pedro de Atacama
Rise early to cover more ground of the unique landscape of the Salar de Uyuni. Continue to see incredible scenery, including volcanoes, salt lakes and geysers. Travel to the border and descend by bus to San Pedro de Atacama, Chile. It's a long but scenic drive. Meals included: breakfast, lunch
Day 19 San Pedro de Atacama
Enjoy an Included excursion to the Valley of the Moon. In San Pedro, opt to go sandboarding or mountain biking.
Day 20 San Pedro de Atacama/Santiago
Drive to Calama and fly to Santiago, a vibrant capital city.
Day 21 Santiago
Depart at any time. Meals included: breakfast
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Dates & Prices
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Dec 14
14 Dec 2019 03 Jan 2020
21 days
7+ left
35414 SEK 28340 SEK
  • Departs from Lima
  • Ends in Santiago
Price per person 35414 SEK 28340 SEK
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Dec 21
21 Dec 2019 10 Jan 2020
21 days
7+ left
35414 SEK 28340 SEK
  • Departs from Lima
  • Ends in Santiago
Price per person 35414 SEK 28340 SEK
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Jan 03
03 Jan 2020 23 Jan 2020
21 days
5 left
34550 SEK 29376 SEK
  • Departs from Lima
  • Ends in Santiago
Price per person 34550 SEK 29376 SEK
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