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SMS - Southern Divide

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 Uyuni Salt Flats 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.

Inclusions

G Adventures for Good: Ccaccaccollo Community and Women's Weaving Co-op visit, Ccaccaccollo G Adventures for Good: Parwa Community Restaurant the Sacred Valley, Lamay G Adventures for Good: Jukil Community Experience & Lodge, Santiago de Agencha
Sacred Valley guided tour
Pottery making demonstration
Train to Machu Picchu
Machu Picchu guided tour
Floating islands of Uros visit
Lake Titicaca guided tour
4x4 excursion to the Uyuni Salt Flats (3 days)
Tour of Valley of the Moon (San Pedro de Atacama)
Internal flights
All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
Tour Provider G Adventures
Number of Days
21
Price From
AUD $4,699
Start Location
Lima, Peru
End Location
Santiago, Peru
Age Range
Min :12
Group Size
1 to 16
Tour Style
Original
Tour Themes
Small Group
Physical Rating
Moderate
Tour departure dates
StartEndAvailabilityPrice
26 May 201815 Jun 2018Fully BookedAUD $4,699 
09 Jun 201829 Jun 20183AUD $4,939
16 Jun 201806 Jul 2018Fully BookedAUD $4,699 
23 Jun 201813 Jul 201810AUD $4,939
07 Jul 201827 Jul 20181AUD $4,939
14 Jul 201803 Aug 2018Fully BookedAUD $4,699 
27 Jul 201816 Aug 20181AUD $4,939
11 Aug 201831 Aug 20189AUD $4,939
24 Aug 201813 Sep 20189AUD $4,939
01 Sep 201821 Sep 20182AUD $4,819
15 Sep 201805 Oct 2018Fully BookedAUD $4,699 
21 Sep 201811 Oct 20181AUD $4,819
29 Sep 201819 Oct 20186AUD $4,819
13 Oct 201802 Nov 20189AUD $4,819
27 Oct 201816 Nov 20184AUD $4,819
02 Nov 201822 Nov 20188AUD $4,699
17 Nov 201807 Dec 2018Fully BookedAUD $4,699 
30 Nov 201820 Dec 20185AUD $4,699
15 Dec 201804 Jan 201912AUD $4,819
21 Dec 201810 Jan 201913AUD $4,819
04 Jan 201924 Jan 201915AUD $4,699
12 Jan 201901 Feb 201916AUD $4,699
19 Jan 201908 Feb 201916AUD $4,699
01 Feb 201921 Feb 201913AUD $4,699
16 Feb 201908 Mar 201916AUD $4,699
09 Mar 201929 Mar 201910AUD $4,819
23 Mar 201912 Apr 201914AUD $4,819
05 Apr 201925 Apr 201916AUD $4,819
20 Apr 201910 May 201916AUD $4,819
10 May 201930 May 201916AUD $4,819
25 May 201914 Jun 201916AUD $4,819
08 Jun 201928 Jun 201916AUD $4,939
21 Jun 201911 Jul 201916AUD $4,939
06 Jul 201926 Jul 201916AUD $4,939
19 Jul 201908 Aug 201916AUD $4,939
27 Jul 201916 Aug 201916AUD $4,939
10 Aug 201930 Aug 201916AUD $4,939
16 Aug 201905 Sep 201916AUD $4,939
31 Aug 201920 Sep 201916AUD $4,939
07 Sep 201927 Sep 201916AUD $4,819
13 Sep 201903 Oct 201916AUD $4,819
21 Sep 201911 Oct 201916AUD $4,819
27 Sep 201917 Oct 201914AUD $4,819
05 Oct 201925 Oct 201916AUD $4,819
18 Oct 201907 Nov 201916AUD $4,819
02 Nov 201922 Nov 201916AUD $4,699
16 Nov 201906 Dec 201916AUD $4,699
22 Nov 201912 Dec 201916AUD $4,699
14 Dec 201903 Jan 202016AUD $4,819
21 Dec 201910 Jan 202016AUD $4,819
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. Opt for a city tour.
Day 3 - Cusco
Spend a full day enjoying optional activities in the area.
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).
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 104km and trek to the Sun Gate for the first glimpse of Machu Picchu before re-joining the group at Aguas Calientes for the night.
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.
Day 7 - Cusco
Use a free day to explore more of Cusco or relax.
Day 8 - Cusco/Puno
Travel day by bus from Cusco to Puno. Spend some time on arrival wandering the small city.
Day 9 - Puno
Enjoy a guided tour of Lake Titicaca including a visit to Uros and Taquile islands.
Day 10 - Puno/La Paz
Travel by bus and cross the border into Bolivia, arriving in La Paz.
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 18 - Salar de Uyuni/San Pedro de Atacama
Rise early to cover more ground of the unique landscape of the Uyuni Salt Flats. Continue to see incredible scenery, including volcans, 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.
Day 17 - Salar de Uyuni
Continue exploring the Uyuni Salt Flats on a 4x4 excursion. Admire the spectacular scenery while passing red and blue lagoons along the route. Spot wild llamas, alpacas and even flamingos deep within the desert.
Day 16 - Uyuni/Salar de Uyuni
Enjoy a three-day 4x4 excursion to the Uyuni Salt Flats and surrounding desert altiplano with spectacular scenery. Last stop for the evening is a G Adventures-supported community lodge in a traditional agricultural village in the heart of a desert oasis.
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.
Day 14 - Sucre/Potos
Travel by bus to Potos and get a view of the mountain Cerro Rico looming over the city.
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.
Day 12 - La Paz/Sucre
Fly to Sucre and explore this beautiful colonial city.
Day 20 - San Pedro de Atacama/Santiago
Drive to Calama and fly to Santiago, a vibrant capital city.
Day 15 - Potos /Uyuni
Travel through the Bolivian landscape to the town of Uyuni, the jumping off point for the three day 4x4 excursion to the Uyuni Salt Flats.
Day 21 - Santiago
Depart at any time.