La Paz to Cuzco

Map Image

Journey through the Inca heartlands on this express Overland adventure through Bolivia and Peru. Unlock the secrets of the mystic sights as you hike along historic Inca pathways, discover isolated islands dotting Lake Titicaca, ramble over the ruins of Machu Picchu and explore the streets of Cuzco. From the breathtaking altitude at La Paz to the once mighty Inca capital of Cuzco, discover the history and beauty of these two great nations on this unforgettable trip.

Itinerary

Day 1 La Paz

Arrive early and ramble through the jumble of twisted streets, stare up at the snow-capped mountains or shop in the eclectic markets, including the Witches' Market.

Days 2-3 Copacabana

Discover this picturesque town situated on the shores of Lake Titicaca with an amazing Moorish style cathedral. Hike over the car-free Island of the Sun and discover its scenic heart. Widely believed to be the birthplace of Inca culture, there are plenty of ruins to explore.

Day 4 Lake Titicaca/Puno

Meet the locals of the floating, man-made Uros islands.

Days 5-6 Cuzco

Spot the ancient funerary towers of Sillustani rising from the windswept antiplano. Then travel on to Cuzco where there's plenty of adventure activities on offer.

Days 7-10 Quechua Community Trek/Classic Inca Trail

Follow ancient footpaths through the Andes on a four-day alternative Inca trail that winds through traditional Quechua communities. Pass soaring mountain peaks, wander amid grazing herds of llamas and camp beside ancient forests. Meet locals and discover lesser-known Inca pathways before descending into the Sacred Valley to explore the massive Inca fortress at Ollantaytambo.

Days 11-12 Machu Picchu/Cuzco

Rise early to discover the ruins of Machu Picchu bathed in the golden morning light. Spend a memorable day in the 'lost Inca city', perhaps hiking to the Sun Gate or braving the steep climb to the top of Huayna Picchu - the views are breathtaking! For those wishing to unwind post-trek, seek out bustling markets and cosmopolitan Cuzco cafes.

View more about La Paz to Cuzco Trip
Need More Help?
1-866-549-7614 or Send Email

Related Travel Stories

Like This Trip? Please Share