Cross Peru’s Famed Altiplano

Peru - 13 days trip with 4x4 - starting at € 2523
Machu Picchu, one of the seven wonders of the world
Explore the rich history and culture of the Incas
Cross the most beautiful peruvian villages
Guide speaks : French, English,
13 day trip
Driving 7 day
4h per day
Easy
with or without guide
1200km in total
From April to November
Available Vehicle Option:
Vehicle Included
Available Travel Options:
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  • From 21 October 2018 to 03 November 2018 starting at 2559€
  • From 20 April 2019 to 02 May 2019 starting at 2559€
  • From 14 July 2019 to 26 July 2019 starting at 2559€
  • From 04 August 2019 to 16 August 2019 starting at 2559€
  • From 18 August 2019 to 30 August 2019 starting at 2559€
  • From 14 September 2019 to 26 September 2019 starting at 2559€
  • From 19 October 2019 to 31 October 2019 starting at 2559€
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Laurent - Peru - 4x4

Laurent

Spécialiste 4x4

Peru

Peru, my land of asylum, I surveyed for 18 years as a travel professional. If just like me you are passionate about open spaces, culture and authenticity, and well come…

Located in Pérou

In the footsteps of the Incas

Get ready to explore the marvels of Peru at your own pace. We’ll take care of everything to make sure you have a smooth trip. From route planning to logistics and everything in between so you can make the most out of your adventure. It’s your choice, in your own private vehicle you can have a driver or take the helm yourself. This is a dazzling journey across the Inca world as you discover the incredible Andean ecosystem, ancient villages and landscapes straight out of your dream. If you are looking to experience the finest of Peru then this is the Peru road trip for you !

Map of your 4x4 road trip :

Day 1

Lima

Our driver will meet you at the airport and escort you to your hotel in the charming district of Barranco. From here, you will have a short briefing and all of your questions about the upcoming adventure. Take a little time and enjoy the city before we head out tomorrow on our Peru adventures !

Day 2

Lima - Arequipa

We leave early today to reach the airport for our morning flight to Arequipa. Your driver will meet you at the airport and escort your to your hotel. Today’s a free day to enjoy the lovely small city. There are so many great things to check out such as the San Camilo Market which is the biggest market of the region. You’ll love the white streets lined with trees and the views of the incredible surrounding volcanoes. In the evening, you’ll receive your vehicle and have a little intro to get ready for us to take the road tomorrow !

Day 3

Arequipa - Cañon del colca

210 km

Get ready to take the wheel as we make our way to Cañón del Colca located in the Southern Cordillera of Peru and which reaches an altitude of 3270m. These incredible gorges are nearly twice as deep as the famous Grand Canyon ! Along the way, we will cross the Col de Patapampa which stands at incredible 4890 meters tall! Then we will descend in the valley, a perfect place to unwind at the end of the day and enjoy a cocktail under a sky filled with a thousand stars !

Day 4

Cañon del colca - Lac titicaca

420 km

We are going to be transitioning between two different regions today as we go from the canyons of yesterday to the heights of the “Cruz del Condor” on our Peru adventures.Along the way, we can experience the village of Maca and visit some of the pre-Inca terraces and archaeological sites home to the region. By the afternoon, we’ll arrive in Llachon where you will the opportunity to enjoy the village and explore the beautiful lake nearby.

Day 5

Iles Uros - Llachon

Today, we leave from the port and head out to the floating islands of Uros on our Peru road trip. Here you will ancient societies who lived by the Incan Code of “Ama Suwa” which translates to “You will not steal, you will not lie, you will not be lazy.” These incredible archaeological sites are located inside some truly unique landscapes that will make you feel as if you are on another world. We’ll cross back to the Llachon Peninsula and you’ll enjoy a traditional coca leave ceremony, the “Pachamama.” Then you’ll have the rest of the day to explore with one of our incredible guides.

Day 6

Lalchon - Fundo Mallkini

150 km

Get ready to take back the reins of your vehicle as we get on the road! We follow along the banks of Lake Titicaca and cross some truly enchanting villages where few foreigners have ever come. By early afternoon on our Peru adventures, we will arrive at the hacienda and have the opportunity to explore an incredible property covering over 3,000 hectares and one of the largest breeding places for Alpacas in Peru. Here you will get an up close experience with these majestic animals.

Day 7

Fundo Mallkini - Sicuani

220 km

In the morning we will take a run through the “Altiplano” or high plane before we descend. This incredible arid region will continue to amaze you. If you are behind the wheel, it’s time to test your skills as we mix between road and dirt track and cross the highest point of the region, La Raya, at over 4335 meters. During our journey we will also have the opportunity to stop and enjoy the Aguas Calientes Hot Springs for a well-earned rest. Then we will continue descending and spend the night in the charming village of Sicuani to conclude today’s tours in Peru.

Day 8

Sicuani - Pisac

140 km

Today our Peru road trip will have us crossing through the famed Sacred Valley in the village of Pisac. We will make a stop at the Raqchi Archaeological Site before we head to the small “Sistine Chapel of Peru” in the village of Andahuaylillas. It is a place of incredible beauty. From here we will continue along to the Sacred River of the INcas, the “Volcanoes.” Today’s journey is all about majesty and mystery as we cross these revered place and enjoy the rolling landscapes along the way.

Day 9

Pisac - Aguascalientes

70 km

We are on the road again on our tours in Peru as we cross through the lovel village of Ollantaytambo. named after the “Ollanta Cacique” or a “Cacique” had fallen in love with a princess, daughter of Inca Pachacutec. At 15:00, you’ll leave your vehicles and head to train station to the town of Aguascalientes which lies at the foot of Machu Picchu.

Day 10

Macchu Picchu

We’ll start early so you can truly experience this incredible destination. Located at over 2,400 meters. The third world of the world was discovered in 1911 by American anthropologist, Hiram Bingham. Make you way across the Wayna Picchu and the many other incredible aspects. By 12:00 we’ll make our way down back to the city where you will have some more time to enjoy the city before we head on the train back to Ollantaytambo.

Day 11

Moray - Cusco

75 km

This is your last day of driving your 4×4 so make the most out of it. You’ll begin in the morning by cruising along the famed road the cross the “Salines de Maras” as source of saltwater that flows through the region. Then we will explore the Moray Amphithere, one of the oldest in the INca. This series of terraces features its own unique microclimate home to over 250 different plant species. Then we will head to the “Túpac Yupanqui,” one of the last villages with true Inca traces. Then one of drivers will meet you in Chinchero and guide you over to Cusco.

Day 12

Cusco

Today, you’ll experience “the navel of the world” Cusco which was the was the capital of the Inca empire” Tawantinsuyu.” Legend has it that the city was founded in XI or XII century by Manco Capac and Mama Ocllo, both born in Lake Titicaca. There is so much to do in this city. You can experience the wonderful fruit juices of the local market before we head out to visit the sites of Pukapukara and Tambomachay Sacsayhuamán, Incas constructions entirely made of stone. In the afternoon you can enjoy the incredible cathedrals back in the city. Be sure you enjoy some local Inca food before we head back to other regions in Peru.

Day 13

Cusco

You’ll have the morning to relax and also make a few last souvenir purchases from the local artisans. Our flight will be around 2:00 and you’ll be back in Lima where you can catch a connecting international flight or check out the capital city some more. We hope you enjoyed your tours in Peru.

For this trip, your vehicle is: a Toyota Hillux Pick Up 4x4.

To drive this vehicle you need : car licence.

Price for this road trip starts at 2523€ for each rider .

Price per rider in liberty :

3253 € : Price for each rider based on 2 persons

2776 € : Price for each rider based on 3 persons

2559 € : Price for each rider based on 4 persons

451 € : Supplement for a private room

 

Price per rider in service groupe departure fixed :

3376 € : Price for each rider based on 8 persons, in 2 vehicles

3029 € : Price for each rider based on 12 persons, in 3 vehicles

2855 € : Price for each rider based on 16 persons, in 4 vehicles

737 € : Price for each rider for option vehicle occupancy in base 2 persons

451 € : Supplement for a private room

Note : Guaranteed departure on a basis of 8 participants minimum and 16 persons maximum. The occupancy per vehicle is 2 people minimum and 4 maximum. Possibility to reserve a place, and so the vehicle will be twinned with other participants.
If you are Two possibility also to book the vehicle for 2 people.

 

Price per person for extension in the Amazon in 4 days :

  • 511 € : Price for 1 rider in double room option
  • 589 € : Price for 1 rider in single room option

 

Price includes :

  • 2 National Flights: Lima – Arequipa. Cusco – Lima.
  • Guide in Private : Reception by a Novalys Francophone manager.
  • A local English-speaking guide to visit Puno – Cusco and Machu Picchu.
  • Guide fee transportation : All airport / hotel / airport transfers by private vehicle with driver.
  • Boat on private service at Lake Titicaca.
  • Bus up and down at Machu Picchu.
  • Framing : a english-speaking manager responsible for operations 24H.
  • Delivery of a cell phone for the entire stay.
  • Radio link in the case of several 4 * 4 vehicles. One phone per vehicle.
  • Discount Conditions of Vehicles 4 * 4. 4 * 4
  • Toyota Hilux vehicle provision: a minimum of two people per car.
  • The vehicles are delivered to you with the tank full and thus restored of the same form.
  • Unlimited mileage for the whole stay.
  • Drivers must be at least 25 years old. International driving license with minimum 6 months validity.
  • Passport with a minimum validity of 6 months.
  • Insurance: Collision, Theft, Third Person.
  • Hotels / Meals: All 2/4 * star hotels in a double room with breakfast.
  • The lunches and dinners listed as included.
  • Site / Visits : On-site entries / museum / archeological entries as stipulated in the trip. Entry to Lake Titicaca. Entrance to the Cathedral and Coricancha (Temple of the Sun). Cusco.
  • All museum and archaeological sites entrance to Cusco and the Sacred Valley. Entry to Machu Picchu. Various Guides fees (transport, hotels, meals, etc …).
  • Bank charges.
  • International & National Tax.
  • Vehicle equipment:
  • Discount of a road book.
  • 1 spare wheel per vehicle.
  • Security hoops.
  • Toilet paper.
  • Disinfectant Hand Liquid

 

Price doesn’t include :

  • Tolls
  • Fuel of each vehicle for the entire stay.
  • Lunch of the day 1 – and Dinner of the day 15.
  • First Aid Pharmacy Kit.
  • Shipping costs of all luggage.
  • Drinks not included during meals.
  • Individual equipment.
  • Hospitalization / mandatory repatriation insurance.
  • Your international flights of arrival and return.
  • Tips from drivers, guides, TCs, or other servers

From 21 October 2018 to 03 November 2018
From 20 April 2019 to 02 May 2019
From 14 July 2019 to 26 July 2019
From 04 August 2019 to 16 August 2019
From 18 August 2019 to 30 August 2019
From 14 September 2019 to 26 September 2019
From 19 October 2019 to 31 October 2019

1 review for Cross Peru’s Famed Altiplano

  1. :

    Dear Laurent,
    I wish by this letter to mark all my gratitude and to thank you for the excellent progress of the trip 4×4 that I organized from October 21st to November 3rd, 2017 thanks to your precious collaboration, after a big work of tracking carried out both in July 2016.
    My 13 customers all appreciated your efficiency, your availability, your kindness and those of your team.

    In short, your professionalism.

    Do not change !

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