Lima To Buenos Aires (35 Days) Peaks & Plains

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Run by: Oasis Overland

Reference number: 114

From: £1675.00

From trekking in the mountains to dancing the tango, this trip has it all. Hike the Inca Trail to the mysterious ruins of Machu Picchu, high in the Peruvian Andes, watch condors soar above Colca Canyon, stay with the local Uros Indians on Lake Titicaca, experience the disorientating vastness of the Bolivian Salt Flats, visit vineyards by bicycle in northern Argentina and take in a Tango Show or football match in the cosmopolitan city of Buenos Aires. Whatever your tastes, this trip has something for everyone! Days 1 to 8 Peru

Ballestas Islands - a boat trip takes us close to the Islands which are bursting with exotic & rare marine wildlife.

Ica Desert & Oasis of Huacachina

Optional Dune Buggies & Sandboarding on the giant dunes out in the desert. BBQ and camp overnight under the stars.

Nazca Lines - huge figures and shapes carved into the stony desert, best viewed from the air.

Chauchilla Cemetery - ancient eerie tombs.

Ascend the Andes mountain range and drive past grazing Llama, Alpaca and Vicuna

Arequipa - a magnificent colonial city with authentic Peruvian nightlife.

Colca Canyon -€companied by a local guide, you have the opportunity to view the majestic condors, which can be seen circling lazily on the thermals rising from the canyon floor.

Days 9 to 15 Traverse mountainous passes of nearly 5000m within sight of€tive volcanoes

Cuzco (our base for the next week)

Sacred Valley of the Incas

Inca Trail trek to Machu Picchu - 4 day hike on the Lares, Classic or Salkantay trail.

Machu Picchu - finally on day 4 we reach the famous UNESCO World Heritage site - entrance and guide included.

Days 16 to 19 Puno - Lake Titicaca - the world’s highest navigable lake at 3800 metres.

Floating reed islands - home to the Uros Indians - explore Titicaca by boat & spend a night with one of the local families.

Bolivia

La Paz - highest capital city in the world, visit the colourful witches market!

Days 20 to 27 Drive€ross the High Altiplano

Potosi - option to enter a working silver & tin mine where techniques have remained unchanged for centuries.

Uyuni Salt Lake - take a 1 day excursion out onto the vast salt flats.

Tupiza - follow in the steps of Butch Cassidy & The Sundance Kid.

Argentina

Humahuaca Canyon and Purmamarca

Salta - founded over 400 years ago and a great place for live music, mountain biking, mountain trekking, and horse riding.

Days 28 to 34 Cafayate - wine growing region, visiting wineries by bicycle.

Cross the pampas to Alta Gracia on the outskiers of Cordoba.

Travel through cowboy country€ross the vast Pampas grasslands to Buenos Aires.

Day 35 Buenos Aires - free day 35 Days - South America - Overland Adventures Please note there may be a kitty contribution - please check the website

Departures

Departure Date Return Date Availability Price
29/06/2019 02/08/2019 Places Availabl £1675.00
12/08/2019 15/09/2019 Places Availabl £1675.00
01/01/2020 04/02/2020 Places Availabl £1675.00
27/06/2020 31/07/2020 Places Availabl £1675.00
06/08/2020 09/09/2020 Places Availabl £1675.00
09/01/2021 12/02/2021 Places Availabl £1675.00
02/07/2021 05/08/2021 Places Availabl £1675.00
12/08/2021 15/09/2021 Places Availabl £1675.00
25/06/2022 29/07/2022 Places Availabl £1675.00
01/07/2023 04/08/2023 Places Availabl £1675.00

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