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Inca Jungle: Rainbow Mountain & Salt Flats

Inca Jungle: Rainbow Mountain & Salt Flats
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11 Days

Highlights

Embark on a mountain bike ride at Malaga Pass, Explore Machu Picchu in the early morning light, Snap incredible shots of Rainbow Mountain, Visit the spectacular Salar de Uyuni, Stay overnight in a G Adventures-supported community lodge

What's included

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Do more than just cross destinations off your bucket list with this action-packed 11-day tour through some of South America's most iconic destinations. You'll experience Machu Picchu in the early morning light, led by a local guide that'll share stories about the ancient Incan culture, and visit the famed Salar de Uyuni including a stay in a community-run salt-brick lodge with salt floors and furniture. Sure, you'll be snapping pics to prove you went to the sites, but better yet, you'll have stories to tell and genuine experiences that you'll value even more.
Inca Jungle: Rainbow Mountain & Salt Flats
Starts
Cusco
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11 Days
Ends
La Paz

Itinerary

  • Arrive at any time.
  • Pump up the excitement today on an epic mountain biking adventure. Start the exhilarating ride way up at Malaga Pass. Enjoy stunning Andean views, Incan archaeological sites, and rushing rivers on the way down to the jungle below.
    Meals: BREAKFAST, LUNCH
  • Start early today on a 16km (9.9 mi) hike, trek along the Urubamba river on the way to Santa Teresa. Opt to soak those aching muscles in the hot springs nearby.
    Meals: LUNCH
  • Soar through the air on a zipline high above the jungle below. Head to Aguas Calientes and opt to visit the local hot springs.
    Meals: BREAKFAST
  • Tick majestic Machu Picchu off your bucket list today. Explore the ruins with a local guide and opt to visit the Inca Bridge before returning to Cusco.
    Meals: BREAKFAST
  • Get a very early start to drive to one of the most instagrammable locations of the region, Rainbow Mountain. Today is a challenging hike, but well worth the reward.
    Meals: BREAKFAST, LUNCH
  • Catch a flight to one of the loftiest cities in the world, La Paz, Bolivia. Enjoy a free afternoon to explore the city, opt to check out the witches market or the valley of the moon.
    Meals: BREAKFAST
  • Fly to Uyuni to enjoy a 3-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: BREAKFAST, DINNER
  • Explore the desert altiplano on a 4x4 excursion. Admire the spectacular scenery while passing colourful lagoons and interesting rock formations along the route. Spot wild llamas, alpacas and even flamingos deep within the desert.
    Meals: BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER
  • Enjoy a final day of exploring the Salar de Uyuni before boarding an overnight bus back to La Paz.
    Meals: BREAKFAST, LUNCH
  • Depart at any time upon arrival to La Paz by overnight bus.