Discover the intoxicating rhythm and beat of South America from the hypnotic sway of Samba to the passion of Tango, you can immerse yourself in the magic of a South American adventure which memories are made of. Your dream experience could be coming face to face with the giant tortoise and marine iguana of the Galapagos Islands, cruising the Amazon, following in the footsteps of Hiram Bingham to uncover the fascinating Inca history of Machu Picchu, visiting the floating reed islands of Lake Titicaca or getting off the beaten track in pristine Patagonia.
|Tour Type||Trip Name||No. Days||Bookings||Prices per person|
|Independent Tour||Discover South America||24||From $7,785.00|
Discover South America
This is a fantastic opportunity to experience the best of South America. Cross the majestic Andes to the mysterious ruins of Machu Picchu. Visit the highest lake in the world, Lake Titicaca. Walk through the Argentine side of Iguazu Falls and take a cable car to the Suggarloaf for breathtaking views of Rio de Janeiro, enjoy a scrumptious Dinner with Tango show in Buenos Aires and much more…
|Day 1: Arrive in Rio de Janeiro||
Fly to Rio via Santiago. Transfer to selected hotel
|Day 2: Rio de Janeiro||
"Pick & Choose": Day tour of Corcovado and Sugar Loaf or Historic City Tour of Tijuca Forest by Jeep or Favelas Jeep Tour or Buzius Beach-side Town.
|Day 3: Rio de Janeiro||
Free day to enjoy the beach
|Day 4: Rio de Janeiro - Igauzu Falls||
Fly to Foz do Iguassu, visit the Falls, on the Brazilian side for a panoramic view of the falls. Further transfer to your hotel in Argentina.
|Day 5: Puerto Iguazu||
Breakfast. Morning tour at the Argentine side of the falls. This tour is the longer one of the two as 80% of the falls are located on Argentine side. Afternoon free fro optional activities.
|Day 6: Puerto Iguazu - Buenos Aires||
Transfer to the airport for your flight to Buenos Aires. Meet and assist at the airport, transfer to selected hotel.
|Day 7: Buenos Aires||
"Pick & Choose": City Tour or Bike Tour or Half Day Tigre & Delta. Afternoon free. In the evening Tango Dinner-Show
|Day 8: Buenos Aires - Full Day Fiesta Gaucha Excursion||
You will visit the Argentine countryside with its customs and traditions spending a Day at a ranch taking part in a real Gaucho Festival. You may also have a horse ride or get on a typical carriage to have a better feeling of the gauchos' way of life. The first signal of the vast Pampas and its people.
|Day 9: Buenos Aires - Lima||
Transfer to the airport for flight to Lima and transfer to selected hotel.
|Day 10: Lima||
Morning city tour visiting the most important sites of this imperial city. Later visit the Larco Herrera Museum with a comprehensive archaeological exhibition.
|Day 11: Lima - Cuzco||
Transfer to the airport for your flight to Cuzco. Further transfer to hotel for overnight.
|Day 12: Cuzco||
Morning free to acclimatise to altitude. Afternoon Cuzco city tour and the nearby ruins of Sacsayhuaman and Tambo Machay
|Day 13: Cuzco - Sacred Valley||
Full day tour of Pisac & Ollantaytambo. Overnight in the Sacred Valley
|Day 14: Sacred Valley - Machu Picchu - Aguas Calientes||
Early morning, train excursion to visit the Inca ruins of Machu Picchu with 2.5 hours walking tour of the citadel. Overnight in Aguas Calientes.
|Day 15: Aguas Calientes - Cuzco||
Morning free. Afternoon train back to Sacred Valley, transfer to hotel in Cuzco for overnight.
|Day 16: Cuzco||
Breakfast. Day free to further explore this unique city. Overnight at selected hotel.
|Day 17: Cuzco - Puno||
Bus journey along the Altiplano to Puno. Overnight.
|Day 18: Puno||
Full Day tour of the Uros floating islands, located 14kms from Puno inside Lake Titicaca (35Mins by boat) & Sillustani Necropolis cemetery known for its "chullpas" buriat towers built for the noble "glue", pre-Inca people.
|Day 19: Sat - Puno - Sun Island - Lake Titicaca Crossing||
Drive to Copacabana Bolivia, then by boat to Sun Island where, according to legend, the first Inca appeared. After exploring the island's Inca ruins and majestic views of Lake Titicaca and surrounding Andean mountains, an overnight stay at a selected hotel.
|Day 20: Sun Island - La Paz||
Boat to Moon Island and onto Huatajata. Continue by bus to La Paz. Overnight.
|Day 21: La Paz - Morning City Tour||
"Pick & Choose": City Tour & Moon Valley or Half Day Tiwanacu Ruins or Walking Tour of La Paz. Afternoon free. Contact us for detailed program.
|Day 22: La Paz - Santiago||
Meet and assist at the airport and transfer to selected hotel. Santiago, a blending of 19th century Europe. Spanish colonial, and modern architecture. With a hovering backdrop of snow capped mountains, Santiago at 548Mts beckons the traveller with one of the most dramatic views to be seen anywhere.
|Day 23: Santiago - Morning City Tour||
"Pick & Choose": City tour, visiting the city's most outstanding attraction or Bike Tour. Rest of the day at leisure. Evening dinner - show, traditional Chilean food & floor-show, transfer incl.
|Day 24: Depart Santiago||
Day at leisure. Please make sure you do your check-out with hotel by mid-day and leave luggage with concierge until your evening transfer to the airport for your flight back to Australia. Contact us for detailed program.
|Meals:||23 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 3 dinners|
|Transport:||Airport Transfers & Modern air-conditioned vehicle|
|Flights:||Flight Ticket: Rio de Janeiro / Iguazu Falls / Buenos Aires / Lima - La Paz / Santiago|
|Guide:||Local English Speaking guide|
|Entrance Fees & Touring:||Entrance fees & activities as per itinerary|