Round-trip by land: Lima to Santiago
Discover the highlights of Peru and Chile with this comprehensive tour exploring the local culture and natural attractions. Start your tour in Peru, a fascinating country with incredible history, nature and an endearing hospitable culture. Discover spectacular scenery, learn of ancient civilizations and experience age-old traditions.
Visit the local Misminay community in the Sacred Valley where you will experience the Andean culture and participate in a cooking class, before visiting Machu Picchu. Continue to Chile’s capital, Santiago, a city framed by the majestic Andes Mountain range. Amidst beautiful landscapes, learn about the Chilean cuisine. Visit a local vineyard and learn about the many varieties of wine that Chile proudly cultivates and exports globally. Continue to the Atacama Desert, a 1,000km stretch of land between the Pacific Ocean and the Andes Mountains, where you will find geysers, hot springs, salty basins and snow-capped volcanoes, as well as unique flora and fauna.
Lima – Cusco – Sacred Valley – Machu Picchu – Aguas Calientes – Cusco – Lima – Santiago – Valparaíso – Viña del Mar – San Pedro de Atacama
- Roundtrip airfare
- Domestic flights
- Plaza Premium airport lounge pass
- Lima: two nights 4-star hotel accommodation
- Sacred Valley: two nights 4-star hotel accommodation
- Machu Picchu: one-night 4-star hotel accommodation
- Cusco: two nights 4-star hotel accommodation
- Excursion to the local Misminay Community, with Maras salt mines and Moray terraces
- Santiago: four nights 4-star hotel accommodation
- Two wine tastings incl. Maipo Valley Winery in Santa Rita
- San Pedro de Atacama: three nights 4-star hotel accommodation at Hotel Altiplanico
- San Pedro de Atacama astronomical tour
- 14 breakfasts, seven lunches, one dinner
- Local English speaking tour guide
- Private motor coach transportation
- Merit Travel tour host**
- All taxes and gratuities***
Group size: 30 maximum
Departs: Apr. 20, 2020
Toronto – $7,295* p.p.
Vancouver – $7,795* p.p.
Operated by Merit Travel.
CDN$ p.p. dbl. occ. Taxes included. Single supplement: $1,300. Airfare available from most Canadian airports, please enquire. **Minimum 16 passengers required for a Merit Travel tour host.