If you are traveling to Bolivia from Peru, either from Arequipa or Cusco, or you already spent a couple of days in La Paz, you should be well-acclimatized, but if Copacabana (the base for visiting Lake Titicaca) is your first destination, you should take it slowly, because the lake lies 3841 meters above sea level!

The first day we arrived in Copacabana we hiked from the village to Yampupata - it was a picturesque trail with splendid views of the lake, and later in the afternoon, we climbed to Cerro Calvario for one of the best sunsets we'd seen in South America.

To review the Tripadvisor Forums Posting Guidelines, please follow this link: http://www.tripadvisor.com/pages/forums_posting_guidelines.html. Really liked their juices as well as wraps! They work a lot and their job is extremely dangerous, so please be generous when you tip your guide and porters. Combine the Andean highlights of two diverse countries on this 11-day tour. Lake Titicaca is the mysterious lake located on the borders between Peru and Bolivia high on the South American Altiplano. If so, you can leave your comments below. Explore the heart of the Inca Empire in Cusco, Discover the Sacred Valley and stunning citadel of Machu Picchu, Cross the Andes onboard the luxury Titicaca Train, See the islands of Lake Titicaca by Catamaran, crossing from Peru to Bolivia, Tour the two capital cities of La Paz and Lima.

Close to all the bars and restaurants and ocean view walk. After 3+ days on the Inca Trail, all you want to do after seeing Machu Picchu is to get a hot shower and sleep. Rivers. To understand the ethnically-diverse culture, you would have needed months or years though. Day 2 of our 10 days in Peru brought an early-morning flight to Cusco and the real start of our Peruvian adventure. There is no guaranteed way of preventing altitude sickness, but you can always take altitude sickness pill (Diamox) 1-2 days before you travel to Cusco.

If you booked Huayna Picchu hike, this is when you will leave for that hike. Stay overnight at one of the hotels in Potosi. There are a row of ATMs in a backroom in the airport. If Lima was modern, then Cusco would be ancient but colorful. After getting there, your tour guide will take a lot of photos for you, then you actually will leave Machu Picchu to have your entrance tickets validated. Get inspired. The Tiwanaku is a complex society existed hundreds of years before the Inca and is believed to have lasted more than 25 centuries in the Andes. My tour company, Quechua Connection 4WD picked us up and took us to their office for payment and confirmed pick up time the next day for our 3 day Salt Flat tour. Luxury: Atix Hotel. 5 Movies to Watch Before Your Trip to Peru, Ultimate Guide to Machu Picchu: Everything You Need To Know, Ultimate Guide to the Inca Trail: Peru's Most Famous Trek, Northern Peru: Everything You Need To Know, Travel With Kids in Cusco & The Sacred Valley, Traveler Interview: High Altitude Trekking in Peru, Traveler Interview: Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu, Best Day Hikes in the Sacred Valley near Cusco.

You may also feel light headed and nauseous. We were traveling long-term in South America, so that's why we did not go to Bolivia's part of Amazon because we already visited for a week Pacaya Samiria in Peru, but it is for sure an experience you should consider. Evening: We took Amaszonas airline to Uyuni because I heard they are very on time compare to other Bolivian airlines.

In the morning you will say goodbye to the Andes and return to Lima.

Flying to Bolivia is not cheap! Steve worked with me with my times and desires. Morena Kitchen is a nice Peruvian restaurant with a modern twist and I really loved their drinks and lomo saltado.

It is said that the goods extracted from the mines helped to fund Europe’s Industrial Revolution. High altitude = warm & sunburn during the day under the sun and freezing at night. Camino Real Aparthotel & Spa (Capitan Ravelo No. Today you will start your amazing journey to Puno on the Titicaca Train. Barranco also has many trendy cafes, bars, restaurants and clubs. It is cheaper to catch local bus from Centro and then transfer in historical area out to Tarabuco. Relax in your hotel or venture out to enjoy some of the best cuisine on the continent. Regardless of what you do, Peru and Bolivia are such fun places to visit and you simply cannot find those landscape anywhere else in the world. Note that the Cusco-Puno PeruRail train only departs on Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays. if yes, we'll leave for cusco in the afternoon, otherwise, in the morning, ->arrive ~12.30 pm from cuzco via flight. The view along the Rainbow Mountain hike is amazing and the experience is unique, read more about the entire Rainbow Mounta hike here. This Inca citadel was chosen in 1983 as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Two-night stays in a salt hotel, transportation in 4×4 vehicle, English-speaking guide and driver, sleeping bags, full board meals are included in the tour. ta.queueForLoad : function(f, g){document.addEventListener('DOMContentLoaded', f);})(function(){ta.trackEventOnPage('postLinkInline', 'impression', 'postLinks-97691186', '');}, 'log_autolink_impression');Peru and Bolivia from 29th April to 8th May.

It is also possible to stay overnight right on the Isla del Sol, where you can find several guesthouses. Bolivia Itinerary Day 10 – La Paz & Uyuni, Bolivia. There are frequent flights from Lima to Cusco on many airlines.