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ARGENTINA, PERU AND BRAZIL


From USD 3850*

per person sharing

This is a premium trip to South America taking you to Brazil, Peru and Argentina. You will visit the cities of Buenos Aires, Lima, Cuzco, Iguassu and Rio De Janeiro.

Here are some highights of your journey:

  • Enjoy famous Tango Show and Tango lesson in Buenos Aires
  • Visit Korikancha in Cuzco
  • Full day excursion to Machu Picchu (One of the 7 Wonder of the World)
  • Visit Iguassu Falls from Argentinean and Brazilian sides in Iguassu
  • Sugar Loaf Mountain in Rio de Janeiro
  • Corcovado Mountain in Rio de Janeiro
  • Enjoy Samba Show in Rio de Janeiro.
Day 1: Arrive in to Buenos Aires
 
On arrival check into your hotel on your own anytime after 1500 hrs. Evening is free to relax or experience the city on your own.
 
Overnight at the hotel in Buenos Aires.
(Dinner)
 
Day 2: City tour of Buenos Aires
 
Today, proceed on a guided city tour of Buenos Aires. During this tour we will visit Avenida de Mayo that runs into the Plaza De Mayo, which is surrounded by the Casa Rosada (Government House), the Metropolitan Cathedral and the Cabildo (first City Hall, built during Spanish rule). At the other end of Avenida de Mayo you find the Congress building.
 
Later, we stop at La Boca, a most colorful area. At the famous street Caminito you will meet painters offering their Tango pictures. Passing Colon Theatre, one of the world’s best known Opera House and the cultural pride of the “porteños” (as the inhabitants of Buenos Aires are commonly called), we continue to Palermo with its beautiful parks and the City Zoo. Palermo is beautiful for its artificial lakes.
 
In the evening, before the Tango Show learn a 1 hour shared free Tango Lesson at Tango Porteño followed by Tango Show with Local Dinner at Magnificent Tango Porteño. Tango Porteño recovers that spirit crystallized in a unique place. Magically it recreates the best and most transcendental time ever in the history of tango framed within a luxurious building of those days that used to be a movie theater of the Metro Goldwyn Meyer.
 
Later we proceed to night tour of Buenos Aires. Explore the beauty of Buenos Aires at night. We will enjoy the Spaniards Monument, the Planetario, Palermo, the Racetrack, Recoleta, a walking trip, Subway Line A, National Congress, Plaza de Mayo (square) Puerto Madero, Lola
Mora, Buenos Aires Casino. Discover the beauty of the spectacular nightlife.
 
Overnight at the hotel in Buenos Aires.
(Breakfast, Dinner)
 
Day 3: Fly to Lima
 
Today, check out the hotel and transfer to the airport for your flight to Lima - the capital of Peru. Its magnificent colonial architecture led UNESCO to declare the historic centre of Lima a World Heritage Site. Upon arrival, proceed on a guided city tour of Lima. On your tour you will explore the old and the new Lima. The Plaza de Armas with the beautiful buildings of the government Palace, the town hall, the Palace of the archbishop and the cathedral are still the most important places in town.
 
Later visit Larco Herrera Museum, which represents an architectural heritage of national significance.
 
Overnight at the hotel similar in Lima.
(Breakfast, Dinner)
 
Day 4: Day Free
Suggested Excursion: Nazca Lines
 
Today, the day is free to explore Lima own your own OR we suggest a full day excursion to Nazca Lines - where you will experience the flight over the famous Nazca lines. On this tour you will be picked up from your hotel in Lima, and travel south along Peru’s southern coastal highway. After 3 hours and 45 minutes you will arrive at the Pisco airport. There, you will climb onboard a 12-passenger Cessna Grand Caravan aircraft for a 90 minute flight over the Nazca Lines. After your flight experience you will be dropped back to hotel in Lima by evening.
 
Overnight at the hotel in Lima.
(Breakfast, Dinner)
 
Day 5: Fly to Cuzco
 
Today, check out of the hotel and transfer to the airport for your flight to Cuzco. Arrive at Cuzco airport where you will meet your local guide, who will transfer you to your hotel. Cuzco is at an high altitude. There could be respiratory problems. However, the hotels supply free “Special Tea” & Oxygen cylinders as well. Afternoon, proceed on guided city tour of Cuzco. See the archaeological sites remains from Inca times located nearby, and the Colonial art treasures from the Spanish times. Visit the famous Temple of the Sun and the Korikancha.
 
Overnight at the hotel in Cuzco.
(Breakfast, Dinner)
 
Day 6: Full Day Tour of Machu Picchu
 
Today, depart for a full day tour to Machu Picchu with lunch at Sanctuary Lodge. Transfer to the train station and board the train which passes through the valley until Aguas Calientes. From here small busses drive up the steep mountain to the ruins of Machu Picchu. Called the Lost City of the Incas, Cultural Heritage of Mankind is one of the names given to this wonderful stone city constructed with a technique incredible for its era and even for present times. There are many theories about Machu Picchu, but one thing is for sure - it is one of the most impressive sites ever. Return to Cuzco and transfer to your hotel.
 
Overnight at the hotel in Cuzco.
(Breakfast, Continental Lunch, Dinner)
 
Day 7: Fly to Iguassu
 
Today, check out of the hotel and proceed to the airport for your flight to Iguassu via Lima. Upon arrival transfer to your hotel. Iguassu is famous for its Falls - located at the border with Brazil and Argentina .The Iguassu Falls are the highlight of the Argentine/Brazilian rainforest. The falls are the widest and most imposing water falls on Earth.
 
Overnight at the hotel in Iguassu.
(Breakfast, Local Dinner)
 
Day 8: Iguassu Falls from Argentinean Side
 
Today, we depart for a visit to the Argentinean part of the falls. Take a boat ride that goes almost to the foot of the falls. The impressive scenery surrounded by its wide sub-tropical vegetation, flora and fauna is certainly an unforgettable image that remains forever in one’s mind. Take a train that leads visitors to and from the most impressive observation point of the falls -The Devil’s Throat.
 
Overnight at the hotel in Iguassu.
(Breakfast, Local Dinner)
 
Day 9: Iguassu Falls - Rio de Janeiro
 
Today, we check out the hotel and depart for an interesting visit to the Brazilian side of the falls. Walking along the 1.500 mts long paths following cascades and then walking along the catwalk that leads very close to the bottom of the Devil’s Throat, you will enjoy magnificent views.
 
In the evening, we transfer to the airport for our flight to Rio de Janeiro. Rio is one of the most important cultural city in Brazil. Upon arrival you will be transferred to hotel.
 
Overnight at the hotel in Rio De Janeiro.
(Breakfast, Dinner)
 
Day 10: Rio de Janeiro
 
Today, visit the two highlights of the city - Corcovado and Sugar Loaf. Proceed to Cosme Velho Train station to board the interesting cogwheel, to reach the Corcovado Mountain and visit the beautiful statue of Christ-The Redeemer, blessing the city in a 360o way. After some time for photos, take the train back to the Cosme Velho station for a drive along the beaches to reach another interesting point Red Beach with the beautiful cable car station, where you will board your cable car to Urca Hill and Sugar Loaf Mountain, where you will be able to admire Guanabara bay and the Atlantic Ocean. Also, visit the famous Copacabana Beach.
 
Next, you will proceed to the downtown area for a sightseeing of Rio De Janeiro’s historical parts. Later, in the evening, we take you to see a Samba Show. Experience the glamour and rhythm of a colorful Samba Show, at the Plataforma, where you’ll be entertained by brilliantly costumed dancers and musicians. Rio means Carnival, symbolized by the exciting music, exotic costumes and rhythmic dance of the Samba, a fusion of Portuguese, native and African influences. You’ll be caught up in the excitement of this cultural journey, with a spectacular light show and a stage full of beautiful dancers.
 
Overnight at the hotel in Rio De Janeiro.
(Breakfast, Dinner)
 
Day 11: Departure
 
Today, after breakfast your tour ends as you check out of the hotel. We hope you take back happy memories of your Holiday.
 
(Breakfast)
 

Includes:

  • Accommodation at the hotels mentioned or similar.
  • Services of our Tour Manager.
  • Handling fee charged by the airlines for travel within South America one check - in baggage per person.
  • Meals, coach tours, entrance fees, sightseeing & surface transportation as mentioned in the itinerary.

Excludes:

  • Visa Charges, Airport & Port Taxes.
  • Cost of your international air tickets and internal air tickets for travel within USA.
  • Tips, porterage, travel insurance, laundry, wines, mineral water, telephone charges, suggested excursions and all items of personal  nature and also food and drinks not forming part of the group menus.
  • Mandatory tips of USD 3 per person per day for Coach drivers, Guides etc.
  • Anything not specifically mentioned in ‘What your Tour Price includes’ box.
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