3 countries in one tour: Ecuador, Colombia & Peru
Quito - Bogota -Cartagena-Santa Marta & Tayrona National Park-Lima - Cusco -Puno - Titicaca
14 days/13 nights
The price for 1 pax : USD $ 8674
USD $ 6144 per pax for group of 2 pax
Day 1: Quito
Upon arrival in Quito you will be welcomed and transferred to your hotel.
Day 2: Quito
After breakfast you will go to Paplakta. Upon arrival, we'll take a short walk to see the original flora and fauna of the place. After lunch we will visit the majestic church Basilica del Voto National in Quito. Then we walk through Independence Square, the heart of Quito surrounded by the Government Palace, the Cathedral and the Palace of the Archbishop. Next stop is the church Sagrario and the Church of La Compañia, where you can appreciate its decorations and altars of gold. You will visit the Tabernacle and the Church of San Francisco (the largest monastery in South America). In the tour you will visit the panoramic point Panesilo (3000 m) which will open for you a wonderful view of the old and new city.
Day 3: Forest Mindo & Mitad del Mundo
After breakfast, you will go from Quito to the north- west. The first stop is Pahume, a reserve of orchids. Next, we will visit the town of Mindo, which is one of the largest reserves of butterflies in South America. After that, we will visit the Inti Nan, an exciting open-air museum. We will also admire the city of Mitas del Mundo and its monument.
Day 4: Bogota
After breakfast at the hotel, our driver will pick you up and drive you to the airport for the flight to Bogota. Upon arrival you will go on a sightseeing tour of the city. This tour will give you the unique opportunity to experience the city, to see its bright colors and rich culture.
Day 5: Cartagena
After breakfast you will be transferred to the hotel for your flight to Cartagena, charming for its history and beauty. In the afternoon you will have time to admire the historic center of the city and enjoy its quiet streets.
Day 6: Santa Marta & Parque Tayrona
After breakfast, we will go from Cartagena to Santa Marta. This 5-6 hour trip will be accompanied by spectacular views of the local landscape. Upon arrival in the city, you'll head to Tayrona National Park.
Day 7: Tayrona National Park
After breakfast discover the beauty of Tayrona National Park (25 km east of Santa Marta) - a huge protected area of 12 000 hectares, adjacent to the resort town of Santa Marta on the Caribbean coast of Colombia. It offers jungle, beaches, over 100 species of birds and animals and archaeological sites of pre-Columbian culture.
Day 8: Lima
After breakfast you will be transferred to the airport in time for your flight to Lima where you will be welcomed and transferred to your hotel.
Day 9: Lima
After breakfast visit the colonial Lima: Sightseeing Plaza Mayor, the Cathedral, the Government House, the Monastery of San Francisco with beautiful cloisters and catacombs and the pre-Inca ceremonial center. Visit the modern elite districts of Lima: Miraflores and San Isidro and the main shopping street Larco Avenue.
Day 10: Lima & Cusco
After breakfast you will be transferred to the airport in time for your flight to Cusco where you will be welcomed and transferred to your hotel. In the afternoon you will go on a city tour of Cusco with a guide. You will visit the Koriancha (Temple Solntsa), where the Incas carried out their main ritual celebration: the winter solstice. You will then visit the ruins of the Temple Kenko, Puca, Pucara, Tambomachay and Saksaiuaman.
Day 11: Cusco & Machu Picchu
After breakfast you will take the shuttle service from the hotel to the train station. A train will bring you to Aguas Calientes where you will take a bus to Machu Picchu, the sacred city of the Incas. You will enjoy a fascinating tour of the lost city, visiting the ceremonial platforms and terraces, houses and temples. After lunch in Aguas Calientes you will return to Cusco.
Day 12: Cusco & Puno
After breakfast you will be transferred (group bus) to Puno. We will enjoy a few stops in interesting places like Andaguaililyas and La Raya.
Day 13: Puno & Titicaca
After breakfast you will have an excursion to the Lake Titicaca. Enjoy a trip to the islands of Uros, home of the Aymara Indians. They retained the traditional way of life, customs, beliefs and traditional costumes. You will have a trip to the island of Taquile where you will share food, accommodation and traditions of the inhabitants. The islanders are known for their textiles and folk art. You will then be transferred to the airport in time for your flight to Lima.
Day 14: Lima
After breakfast you will be transferred to the airport in time for your flight.
- Accommodation in a hotel with breakfast
- All tours and transfers mentioned in the program;
- Individual guide services where specified
- Entrance fees to National Parks
- All taxes and fees (except airports)
- Payment for overweight luggage
- Medical insurance
- Early check in and late check-out
- Meals not mentioned in the program