23 days in Bolivia, Peru & San Pedro de Atacama Itinerary

23 days in Bolivia, Peru & San Pedro de Atacama Itinerary

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Start: Sao Paulo, Brazil
Fly:  11 h 15 min
1
Uyuni, Bolivia
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 45 min
2
La Paz, Bolivia
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Copacabana, Bolivia
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Puno, Peru
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h
5
Cusco, Peru
— 5 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Train:  3 h 15 min
6
Machu Picchu, Peru
— 3 nights
Fly:  12 h 15 min
7
San Pedro de Atacama, Chile
— 4 nights
Fly:  11 h
End: Sao Paulo, Brazil


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1
night
Uyuni, Bolivia

Uyuni ©
Emptiness surrounds the desert outpost of Uyuni, the gateway to the world's largest salt flats.
Salar de Uyuni has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): step off the mainland to explore Isla Incahuasi and then explore the striking landscape at Salar de Uyuni.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Uyuni trip planner.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Uyuni is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from Sao Paulo to Uyuni is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Sao Paulo in April, expect nights in Uyuni to be slightly colder, around 9°C, while days are cooler, around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to La Paz.

Things to do in Uyuni

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Salar de Uyuni ©
Salar de Uyuni
Isla Incahuasi ©
Isla Incahuasi

3
nights
La Paz, Bolivia

La Paz ©
Take a moment to catch your breath as you commence your holiday in La Paz.
Change things up with a short trip to Puma Punku in Tiahuanaco (about 1h 10 min away). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Mercado de Las Brujas, get a sense of history and politics at Centro de Informacion Turistica, admire the landmark architecture of Iglesia de San Francisco, and get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour.

To find ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the La Paz online tour itinerary builder.

Getting from Uyuni to La Paz by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. When traveling from Uyuni in April, plan for a bit warmer days in La Paz, with highs around 17°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to drive to Copacabana.

Things to do in La Paz

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Puma Punku
Highlights from your plan
Tiwanaku ©
Tiwanaku
Mercado de Las Brujas ©
Mercado de Las Brujas
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

2
nights
Copacabana, Bolivia

Copacabana ©
The town of Copacabana represents the largest Bolivian settlement on the shore of Lake Titicaca, the largest lake in the continent.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cerro Calvario and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Titicaca. On the next day, head off the coast to Isla De La Luna and then hike along Isla del Sol.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Copacabana sightseeing planner.

Drive from La Paz to Copacabana in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can go by car to Puno.

Things to do in Copacabana

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Isla del Sol ©
Isla del Sol
Isla De La Luna ©
Isla De La Luna
Cerro Calvario ©
Cerro Calvario

3
nights
Puno, Peru

Puno ©
Hugging the western tip of Lake Titicaca, Puno serves as a melting pot of indigenous and imported cultures, and makes a great base for explorations around the region.
Puno is known for nature, historic sites, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step off the mainland to explore Taquile Island, walk around Parque Pino, get great views at Mirador Ing. Eduardo Sanchez, and stroll the grounds of Sillustani.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Puno vacation app.

You can drive from Copacabana to Puno in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Bolivia Time to Peru Standard Time is minus 1 hour. April in Puno sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Cusco.

Things to do in Puno

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Lake Titicaca
Highlights from your plan
Taquile Island ©
Taquile Island
Lake Titicaca ©
Lake Titicaca
Uros Floating Islands ©
Uros Floating Islands

5
nights
Cusco, Peru

Cusco ©
Capital of the Inca Empire for three centuries, World Heritage-listed Cusco is now a major tourist destination, drawing nearly 2 million annual tourists with its well-preserved colonial architecture and proximity to Machu Picchu.
Venture out of the city with trips to Maras (Moray & Salinas de Maras) and Cerveceria Willkamayu (in Urubamba). There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Sacsayhuaman, admire the striking features of Centro Historico De Cusco, stop by San Blas, and steep yourself in history at Qorikancha.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Cusco journey planning app.

Traveling by flight from Puno to Cusco takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Puno in April, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Cusco, with lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Machu Picchu.

Things to do in Cusco

Historic Sites Parks Tours

Side Trips

Maras, Cerveceria Willkamayu
Highlights from your plan
Sacsayhuaman ©
Sacsayhuaman
Qorikancha ©
Qorikancha
Centro Historico De Cusco ©
Centro Historico De Cusco

3
nights
Machu Picchu, Peru

Machu Picchu ©
A symbol of the Incan civilization, the abandoned city of Machu Picchu represents a must-see on a Peru vacation.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Winay Wayna as well as Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu. There's lots more to do: witness a stunning natural landmark at Banos Termales de Cocalmayo, stroll through Jardin Botanico en Machu Pichu, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia Virgen Del Carmen, and get to know the resident critters at Mariposario de Machupicchu.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Machu Picchu trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and train from Cusco to Machu Picchu in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to San Pedro de Atacama.

Things to do in Machu Picchu

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Banos Termales de Cocalmayo
Highlights from your plan
Winay Wayna ©
Winay Wayna
Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu ©
Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu
Plaza Manco Capac ©
Plaza Manco Capac

4
nights
San Pedro de Atacama, Chile

San Pedro de Atacama ©
Major archeological sites and a renowned museum remain the big draws in San Pedro de Atacama tourism, appealing to visitors interested in learning more about South America's pre-Columbian cultures.
San Pedro de Atacama is known for nature, wildlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Valle De La Luna, look for all kinds of wild species at Salar de Tara, see the interesting displays at Father Le Paige Museum, and contemplate the waterfront views at Laguna de Piedras.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our San Pedro de Atacama online attractions planner.

You can fly from Machu Picchu to San Pedro de Atacama in 12.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Machu Picchu to San Pedro de Atacama. April in San Pedro de Atacama sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 4°C at night. On the 2nd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Pedro de Atacama

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Valle De La Luna ©
Valle De La Luna
Geyser del Tatio ©
Geyser del Tatio
Salar de Tara ©
Salar de Tara

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