Spirit of South America

Explore the beauty of South America during this exhilarating holiday to Brazil, Argentina, and Peru. Visit its cosmopolitan and lively cities as well as its ancient treasures and scenic highlights. Start in Rio de Janeiro, a vibrant, bustling city known for its beautiful beaches and beautiful people. The birthplace of Samba, Rio’s vitality comes alive as you experience its sights, sounds, and flavors. In Lima, your sightseeing focuses on its rich colonial history and includes a visit to the Larco Herrera Museum, which has a large collection of pre – Columbian Peruvian art. Buenos Aires is regarded as the “Paris of South America” with its chic shopping, French architecture, outdoor cafés, legendary nightlife, and cosmopolitan cuisine. It is famous for its sensuous Tango dance, and you’ll see a Tango show—you’ll even get a Tango dance lesson on your Globus tour!

Planning your holiday is easy, and speak to your friendly Consultant.

Day 1: Arrive In Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

Welcome to South America’s largest and most populous country. This afternoon, meet your Tour Director and fellow travelling companions for a drive along famous Ipanema and Copacabana Beaches to the base of 396 metre (1,300 foot) high Sugar Loaf Mountain. Ascend by cable car to its summit, where you can savour spectacular vistas of the city. Next, toast the start of a memorable holiday with caipirinhas, a favourite Brazilian cocktail, from atop Sugar Loaf Mountain during a Cocktail Party.

Hotel: Hilton Copacabana, 3 nights

Day 2: Rio De Janeiro

The city’s landmark, the statue of Christ the Redeemer, crowns Corcovado Mountain, a rounded peak rising 701 metre (2,300 feet) from the bay below. A scenic ride by cog railway leads to the top, where a breathtaking 360 – degree panorama affords sweeping views. From here, proceed to bustling downtown Rio, where modern office towers stand next to relics of the Portuguese colonial past. View the Sambodromo and visit the Cathedral. The afternoon is at leisure for you to experience this vibrant city on your own. Tonight, it’s a fun outing to a Churrascaria for a feast of barbecued meats marinated and roasted over charcoal in true Brazilian style.

Day 3: Rio De Janeiro

A full day at leisure to savour Rio. Relax on one of the world – famous beaches or take advantage of the world – class shopping or fine dining. Alternatively, you may choose to join an optional trip to historic Petropolis, a mountain resort and the former summer palace of Emperor Dom Pedro II.

Day 4: Rio De Janeiro – Buenos Aires, Argentina

Fly to Buenos Aires, proud capital of the vast country that occupies most of the southern part of the continent. After arriving at your central hotel, an orientation walk acquaints you with the “Paris of South America” and its wide boulevards and outdoor cafes. Spend an evening at leisure.

Hotel: Hilton Buenos Aires, 3 nights

Day 5: Buenos Aires

Your included sightseeing this morning starts in La Boca, a colourful district and site of the city’s first port. Take a short walking Tour of this unique neighbourhood at the mouth of the river and then on to San Telmo, famous for its late – colonial buildings and as a popular gathering spot for artists. At the Plaza de Mayo, see La Casa Rosada (the President’s Pink House) and the Metropolitan Cathedral, which houses San Martin’s Mausoleum. Drive past the ornate Teatro Colon opera house before reaching Recoleta Cemetery, burial site of Eva Peron. After an afternoon at leisure, top off the evening at a famous Tango Club. Start with a Dance Lesson, followed by dinner of Argentine steaks and other local specialties, and end with a show featuring flawless performances of Latin America’s most sensuous dance – the Tango!

Day 6: Buenos Aires

Enjoy a full day at leisure, with an optional excursion to the pampas (grasslands). Experience the atmosphere of Argentine country life as you visit an estancia (ranch). Get acquainted with the lifestyle of the gauchos and enjoy a barbecue lunch and the warm hospitality of your hosts before returning to the city.

Day 7: Buenos Aires – Iguassu Falls

This morning, fly to Iguassu Falls. The spectacle of this 2 – milewide torrent – with some cataracts as high as 76 metres (250 feet) is nothing short of hypnotic. The clouds of spray, the incessant roar, and the surrounding luxuriant tropical growth make this an unforgettable natural wonder. Upon arrival, journey to the Argentinean side of the falls and take the Ecological Jungle Train for a bird’s – eye view from the catwalks perched over part of the Devil’s Throat, where 14 waterfalls drop more than 92 metres (300 feet) into the Devil’s Gorge below. Continue into Brazil’s side of Iguassu Falls, your home for the night.

Hotel: Wish Resort

Day 8: Iguassu Falls – Lima, Peru

Today is dedicated to exploring the Brazilian side of Iguassu Falls from a completely different vantage point than in Argentina. A walk along the pathway at the base of the falls takes you into the Devil’s Throat Canyon, with spectacular panoramic views of many of the 275 cataracts that make up Iguassu Falls. Have a late lunch or early dinner before flying to Lima, Peru.

Hotel: Atton Pullman Miraflores, 2 nights

Day 9: Lima

Your city sightseeing Tour focuses on Lima’s rich colonial history as well as the modern city. See the 18th – century San Francisco Monastery with its unique cloisters, Government Palace, and the cathedral situated around the vast Plaza de Armas. Tonight, visit the Larco Herrera Museum, which houses the largest private collection of Pre – Columbian Peruvian art in the world. Enjoy dinner at the museum’s restaurant.

Day 10: Lima – Cusco – Sacred Valley

Fly to Cusco, the impressive Andean city that was once the capital of the Inca Empire. Head into the Sacred Valley of the Incas and visit the semi – circular Kenko Amphitheatre with its stone altars and labyrinth of passages, and see the ancient site of Puca Pucara. Also, in the Sacred Valley, experience an El Pago a la Tierra, or Mother Earth Ceremony, performed by a local shaman. These ceremonies thanking Mother Earth and asking for good health and safe travels have been practiced in Peru since before the arrival of the Incas. Continue to Pisac, an old mountain village where you will have free time to shop for local wares, such as alpaca sweaters and blankets, jewellery, or handpainted ornamental dishes and vases. Stay in the Sacred Valley tonight, with dinner at the hotel.

Hotel: Casa Andina Premium Valle Sagrado

Day 11: Sacred Valley – Machu Picchu

This morning, visit the Inca Fortress of Ollantaytambo, followed by the opportunity to visit a Local Home, meet some of the locals, and experience their way of life in the Sacred Valley. Then, board the Vistadome Train for a scenic journey through the lush Urubamba Valley. Upon arrival, ascend the mountainside to legendary Machu Picchu, the “Lost City of the Incas.” Your Local Guide will introduce this intact fortress with its temple remains, holy houses, and mile – long aqueduct, and will bring you closer to the mysteries still hidden in these amazing structures. Tonight, learn how to make the perfect Pisco Sour at a Peruvian cooking demonstration before your included dinner.

Hotel: Sumaq Hotel

Day 12: Machu Picchu – Cusco

A morning at leisure in Machu Picchu allows you to wake up early to see the sunrise over Machu Picchu with your second included entrance to the ruins. After lunch, return to the Sacred Valley by Train Ride and continue to Cusco.

Hotel: Casa Andina Premium Cusco, 2 nights

Day 13: Cusco

On your guided sightseeing tour of Cusco today, learn more about the Inca and Spanish influence. Begin at the heart of Cusco in the Plaza de Armas (main square), with a visit to the imposing Cathedral, where construction began in 1550 and was finally completed 100 years later. Continue to Koricancha and the Santo Domingo Monastery, and see how the two sites have become one. The Temple of the Sun at Koricancha was once the most important Inca site, dedicated to the worship of the Sun. The walls, altars, and decorations were all said to be covered in gold – until the Spaniards looted the temple and then built the contrasting Baroque Santo Domingo Monastery on top of the temple’s foundations. Also, visit the Temple Of Sacsayhuaman, perched on a hillside overlooking Cusco. It remains unfathomable how and when this fortress of gigantic stones – with some blocks weighing more than 350 tons – was built. Enjoy an afternoon at leisure to explore on your own. This evening, your Tour Director hosts a festive farewell dinner at a local restaurant.

Day 14: Cusco – Lima

A short morning flight returns you to Lima. For a special treat, make a stop at a Local Peruvian Food Market to get a real taste of the life of the local people. The remainder of the day is at leisure to explore on your own.

Hotel: Atton Pullman Miraflores

Day 15: Depart Lima

Your tour ends with breakfast this morning.

2020 Dates & PricesTwin ShareSolo Traveller
January: 28$7.703.00$9,565.00
February: 11$7.703.00$9,565.00
March: 10, 24$7.703.00$9,565.00
April: 21$7.703.00$9,565.00
May: 19$7.703.00$9,565.00
July: 14$7.703.00$9,565.00
September: 08, 22$7.703.00$9,565.00
October: 06, 20$7.703.00$9,565.00
November: 17$7.703.00$9,565.00
Inclusions 
Meals: 14 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 7 dinners
Transport: Deluxe air-conditioned coach
Flights: Air Ticket: Rio De Janeiro - Buenos Aires - Iguassu Falls - Lima - Cusco - Lima
Accommodation: 14 nights accommodation
Guide: Professional Tour Director
Entrance Fees & Touring:Entrance fees & activities as per itinerary

* Tour departure dates are subject to availability at time of booking.
* Prices and itinerary are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice.

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Brazil, Argentina & Chile Unveiled with Peru

On this South America tour, experience some of South America’s most exciting cities, gorgeous natural wonders, and famous historic sites. You’ll overnight in Rio de Janeiro, Iguassu Falls, Buenos Aires, Santiago, Lima, the Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu, and Cusco.

Planning your holiday is easy, and speak to your friendly Consultant.

Day 1: Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

Welcome to spectacular Rio de Janeiro, home to whitesand beaches and host of the 2016 Summer Olympics! Settle into your hotel and meet your Tour Director, who will have pointers for your free – time exploration.

Hotel: Windsor Plaza Copacabana, 3 nights

Day 2: Rio De Janeiro

Sprawling between majestic granite peaks and the blue South Atlantic, Rio is a city of beauty, wonder, and energy. Guided sightseeing begins with a drive along Rio’s famed Leblon, Ipanema, and Copacabana beaches. Take the cog railway 701 metres (2,300 feet) up to the summit of Corcovado to view the famous Christ the Redeemer statue and 360 – degree views of Guanabara Bay and the bustling city below. Your afternoon is free to explore on your own. Perhaps join an optional excursion to a nearby favela for a glimpse into the life of these colourful communities that nearly 20% of the people call home. Tonight, perhaps opt for a dinner at a local churrascaria, serving prime meats, seafood, and fish.

Day 3: Rio De Janeiro

A free day in Rio allows you to relax on one of the famous beaches or take an optional excursion to the historic city of Petropolis to see the former summer palace of Emperor Pedro II.

Day 4: Rio De Janeiro – Iguassu Falls

A morning flight takes you to Iguassu Falls, one of the greatest natural wonders of the world. Upon arrival, journey to the Brazilian side of the falls to see the mammoth series of 275 waterfalls cascading over a precipice almost two miles wide and 84 metres (250 feet) deep. Walk into Devil’s Throat Canyon, where the clouds of mist, thundering roar, and 180 – degree rainbows surround you –  an unforgettable experience!

Hotel: Recanto Park, 2 nights

Day 5: Iguassu Falls

Cross the border for a visit of the Argentine side of Iguassu Falls. Begin with a short ride on the open – air Ecological Jungle Train through the rainforest. A series of boardwalks takes you above the falls to see the water crashing down into the Devil’s Throat. Your afternoon is free to explore, or you may opt to visit the Bird Park, home to many species of endemic birds, as well as flora from the area.

Day 6: Iguassu Falls – Buenos Aires, Argentina

Transfer to the airport for your flight to Buenos Aires, Argentina’s cosmopolitan capital. After settling into your hotel, an orientation tour familiarises you with the “Paris of South America” and its wide boulevards, outdoor cafes, and charming shops.

Hotel: Kenton Palace, 3 nights

Day 7: Buenos Aires

Morning sightseeing with a Local Guide focuses on the city’s landmarks, including the Teatro Colon Opera House and Plaza de Mayo, site of La Casa Rosada (the President’s Pink House), and Metropolitan Cathedral. Also, visit La Boca and San Telmo, one of Buenos Aires’ oldest neighbourhoods, and Recoleta Cemetery, where Eva Peron is buried. End your day with an Argentinean meal, followed by a sensuous Tango Show.

Day 8: Buenos Aires

Today is free for independent activities, or you can take an optional excursion to visit a local estancia (ranch) to experience the life of the gauchos (cowboys), as well as traditional dance performances and a barbecue lunch.

Day 9: Buenos Aires – Santiago, Chile

Fly over the majestic Andes to Santiago, Chile’s scenic capital between the Pacific and the Andes. With a coastline more than 4264 kilometres (2,650 miles) long, Chile is more than 10 times longer than it is wide. With a distinctly European flavour accented with Latin flair, Santiago is one of South America’s most sophisticated and modern cities.

Hotel: Marina Las Condes, 3 nights

Day 10: Santiago

Your guided city tour introduces you to Santiago – the country’s political, commercial, and cultural capital. View La Moneda Government Palace and San Cristobal Hill with its landmark statue of the Virgin Mary. Also, see Club Hipico, one of the most renowned horseracing tracks in South America. Your tour ends at the city’s main square, Plaza de Armas, with a visit to the relicfilled Cathedral. Your afternoon is at leisure. This evening, consider the optional Chilean Folkloric Dinner Show.

Day 11: Santiago

Today, enjoy a day at leisure. A trip to Valparaiso and Vina del Mar is highly recommended. A leisurely drive through the countryside and vineyards delivers you to Valparaiso, a city of 42 hills and the inspiration of many artists and poets. On to the chic seaside resort of Vina del Mar, full of unusual architecture and beautiful gardens. This evening, enjoy a farewell dinner to celebrate your exciting Latin American holiday.

Day 12: Santiago – Lima, Peru

Board a flight for Lima, Peru. Heralded as the “City of Kings” by Spanish conquistadors, Lima retains vestiges of its opulent past with its colonial buildings and world – class museums.

Hotel: Jose Antonio Lima, 2 nights

Day 13: Lima

Sightseeing today focuses on Lima’s colonial heritage. Visit the 11th – century San Francisco Monastery, with Spanish and Moorish architecture throughout. Continue to Plaza Mayor, where you will see the Government Palace that houses the presidential palace and the cathedral where the founder of Lima, Francisco Pizarro’s, remains are buried.

Day 14: Lima – Cusco – Sacred Valley

Fly to Cusco high in the Andes and upon arrival, descend into the Sacred Valley. Stop at Awanakancha and learn about the importance of camelids (llama, vicuna, alpaca, and guanaco) for Inca cultures. Continue to PISAC, a charming village with an famous Indian Market – a great place to buy souvenirs! Later, arrive at your hotel nestled in the Sacred Valley.

Hotel: La Casona Yucay, 2 nights

Day 15: Sacred Valley

Visit the village of Ollantaytambo and the Inca ruins of the same name. Explore the archaeological site that was the scene of the Inca resistance during the Spanish conquest. Next, visit a Local Inca Home to see life in a traditional village, which has been remarkably well preserved. Also, visit the Seminario Ceramics Workshop to learn about Peruvian ancient and modern art. End your day at a local chicheria for a taste of a typical Inca drink in Peru called chicha.

Day 16: Sacred Valley – Machu Picchu

Board the Vistadome Train that cuts a path through the Urubamba Valley bound for Aguas Calientes, the town closest to the “Lost City of the Incas.” Ascend the mountainside to the sacred refuge of Machu Picchu. Your guide recounts the many accomplishments of the Incas as you tour the ruins dating back to the 15th century.

Hotel: El Mapi by Inkaterra

Day 17: Machu Picchu – Cusco

This morning, enjoy some free time to explore the mountain town of Aguas Calientes; perhaps visit the local market, quaint boutiques, or take a walk along nearby trails. Later, return to Cusco, former capital of the Inca Empire.

Hotel: Jose Antonio Cusco, 2 nights

Day 18: Cusco

A guided sightseeing tour of Cusco focuses on the city that was once the political, military, and cultural epicentre of the Incas. Visit Santo Domingo Monastery and the Cathedral in the Plaza de Armas, which houses a magnificent collection of artwork. Continue to the hillside overlooking Cusco for a visit to the Temple Of Sacsayhuaman. Also, see the ruins of Kenko and Puca Pucara before returning to Cusco.

Day 19: Cusco – Lima

A short flight brings you back to Lima. Transfer to your hotel, and enjoy time to explore the city.

Hotel: Jose Antonio Lima

Day 20: Depart Lima

Your holiday ends after breakfast this morning.

2020 Dates & PricesTwin ShareSolo Traveller
January: 12$6,027.00$7,658.00
February: 09$6,027.00$7,658.00
March: 08, 22$6,027.00$7,658.00
May: 17$6,027.00$7,658.00
July: 12$6,027.00$7,658.00
September: 13$6,027.00$7,658.00
October: 04, 11$6,027.00$7,658.00
November: 01$6,027.00$7,658.00

Inclusions 
Meals: 19 breakfasts, 7 dinners
Transport: Deluxe air-conditioned coach
Flights: Air Ticket: Rio De Janeiro - Iguassu Falls - Buenos Aires - Santiago - Lima - Cusco - Lima
Accommodation: 19 nights accommodation
Guide: Professional Tour Director
Entrance Fees & Touring:Entrance fees & activities as per itinerary

* Tour departure dates are subject to availability at time of booking.
* Prices and itinerary are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice.

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Ultimate South America

Discover some of South America’s greatest cities—Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires, and Lima—and some of its most spectacular sites on this South America tour to Brazil, Argentina, and Peru. You’ll overnight in Rio de Janeiro, Iguassu Falls, Buenos Aires, Lima, the Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu, Cusco, and Lake Titicaca.

Planning your holiday is easy, and speak to your friendly Consultant.

Day 1: Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

Welcome to spectacular Rio de Janeiro, home to whitesand beaches and host of the 2016 Summer Olympics! After arrival, settle into your hotel and meet your Tour Director, who will have pointers for your free time exploration.

Hotel: Windsor Plaza Copacabana, 3 nights

Day 2: Rio De Janeiro

Sprawling between majestic granite peaks and the blue South Atlantic, Rio is a city of beauty, wonder, and energy. Guided sightseeing with a Local Guide begins with a drive along Rio’s famed Leblon, Ipanema, and Copacabana beaches. Take the cog railway 701 metres (2,300 feet) up to the summit of Corcovado to view the famous Christ the Redeemer statue and enjoy 360 – degree views of Guanabara Bay and the bustling city below. Your afternoon is free to explore – perhaps join an optional excursion to a nearby favela for a glimpse into the life of these colourful communities that nearly 20% of the people call home.

Day 3: Rio De Janeiro

A free day in Rio allows you to relax on one of the famous beaches or take an optional excursion to the historic city of Petropolis to see the former summer palace of Emperor Pedro II.

Day 4: Rio De Janeiro – Iguassu Falls

A morning flight takes you to Iguassu Falls, one of the greatest natural wonders of the world. Upon arrival, journey to the Brazilian side of the falls to see the mammoth series of 275 waterfalls cascading over a precipice almost two miles wide and 84 metres (250 feet) deep. Walk into Devil’s Throat Canyon, where the clouds of mist, thundering roar, and 180 – degree rainbows surround you –  an unforgettable experience!

Hotel: Recanto Park, 2 nights

Day 5: Iguassu Falls

Cross the border for a visit of the Argentine side of Iguassu Falls. Begin with a short ride on the open – air Ecological Jungle Train through the rainforest. A series of boardwalks takes you above the falls to see the water crashing down into the Devil’s Throat. Your afternoon is free to explore, or you may opt to visit the Bird Park, home to many species of endemic birds, as well as flora from the area.

Day 6: Iguassu Falls – Buenos Aires, Argentina

Transfer to the airport for your flight to Buenos Aires, Argentina’s cosmopolitan capital. After settling into your hotel, an orientation tour familiarises you with the “Paris of South America” and its wide boulevards, outdoor cafes, and charming shops.

Hotel: Kenton Palace, 3 nights

Day 7: Buenos Aires

Morning sightseeing with a Local Guide focuses on the city’s landmarks, including the Teatro Colon Opera House and Plaza de Mayo, site of La Casa Rosada (the President’s Pink House), and Metropolitan Cathedral. Also, visit La Boca and San Telmo, one of Buenos Aires’ oldest neighbourhoods, and Recoleta Cemetery, where Eva Peron is buried. End your day with an Argentinean meal, followed by a sensuous Tango Show highlighting the alluring dance that is so popular here.

Day 8: Buenos Aires

Today is free for independent activities, or you can take an optional excursion to visit a local estancia (ranch) to experience the life of the gauchos (cowboys), as well as traditional dance performances and a barbecue lunch.

Day 9: Buenos Aires – Lima, Peru

Board a flight for Lima, Peru. Heralded as the “City of Kings” by Spanish conquistadors, Lima still carries vestiges of its opulent past with its colonial buildings and world – class museums.

Hotel: Jose Antonio Lima, 2 nights

Day 10: Lima

Sightseeing today focuses on Lima’s colonial heritage. Visit the 11th – century San Francisco Monastery, with Spanish and Moorish architecture throughout. Continue to Plaza Mayor, where you will see the Government Palace that houses the presidential palace and the cathedral where the founder of Lima, Francisco Pizarro’s, remains are buried.

Day 11: Lima – Cusco – Sacred Valley

Fly to Cusco high in the Andes and, upon arrival, descend into the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Stop at Awanakancha and learn about the importance of camelids (llama, vicuna, alpaca, and guanaco) for Inca cultures. See them up close and learn how their coats are transformed into colourful weaving fibres that are then used in ancient weaving techniques still in use today. Continue to PISAC, a charming village with a famous Indian Market, where you have plenty of time to browse the many colourful stalls selling handicrafts ranging from alpaca sweaters and blankets to painted vases and sterling silver. Later, arrive at your hotel, nestled in the peaceful Sacred Valley.

Hotel: La Casona Yucay, 2 nights

Day 12: Sacred Valley

Start the day with a visit to Ollantaytambo and the Inca ruins of the same name. Explore the archaeological site that was the scene of the Inca resistance during the Spanish conquest – the only place ever to resist Spanish attacks. You will see how the temple area at the top of the terraces was the perfect defensive stronghold. Next, visit a Local Home to experience life in this traditional village, which has been remarkably well preserved. Then, visit the Seminario Ceramics Workshop to learn about Peruvian ancient and modern art. End your day at a local chicheria for a taste of a typical Inca drink in Peru called chicha.

Day 13: Sacred Valley – Machu Picchu

Board the Vistadome Train that cuts a path through the picturesque Urubamba Valley bound for Aguas Calientes, the quaint town closest to the “Lost City of the Incas.” Ascend the mountainside through tropical forest to the sacred refuge of Machu Picchu. Your guide recounts the many accomplishments of the Incas as you tour the terraced ruins dating back to the 15th century. Abandonded when the Inca Empire fell to the Spanish, these remarkable ruins remained undiscovered for nearly 400 years. For this reason, many of the mysteries surrounding Machu Picchu remain to this day.

Hotel: El Mapi by Inkaterra

Day 14: Machu Picchu – Cusco

Enjoy some free time this morning to explore the mountain town of Aguas Calientes; perhaps visit the local market, quaint boutiques, or take a walk along nearby trails. Later this afternoon, return to Cusco, former capital of the Inca Empire.

Hotel: Jose Antonio Cusco, 2 nights

Day 15: Cusco

Embark on a guided sightseeing tour of Cusco that focuses on the city that was once the political, military, and cultural epicentre of the Incas. In fact, Inca foundations can still be found in Cusco, with the Spanish baroque structures built on top. Visit the Santo Domingo Monastery, where these two forms of architecture are melded together with the temple of both cultures atop one another. Also, see the CATHEDRAL in the Plaza de Armas before a visit to the Temple Of Sacsayhuaman. Some of the best examples of Inca masonry can be found at this fortress, where stones weighing up to 350 tons are pieced together to form a complex that could house up to 10,000 men. Learn about the ceremonies and battles that took place here on your tour. Also, see the ruins of Kenko and Puca Pucara before returning to Cusco.

Day 16: Cusco – Juliaca – Puno

Fly to Juliaca, then transfer to Puno on the shores of Lake Titicaca. Legend says the first Inca, Manco Capac, arose from the waters of the lake by the power of the sun god to found the Inca Empire.

Hotel: Xima Puno Hotel, 2 nights

Day 17: Puno – Excursion to Lake Titicaca

Experience fascinating Lake Titicaca today as you embark on a motorboat tour of the highest navigable lake in the world and its manmade islands. On Taquile Island, see how the local people integrate their Inca and Spanish past. Continue to the Uros Floating Islands, a group of approximately 40 artificially made islands. Learn how the Uros Indians construct their islands, homes, boats, and many other resources completely of tortora reed, a centuries – old practice. Enjoy a farewell dinner hosted by your Tour Director this evening.

Day 18: Puno – Juliaca – Lima

En route to Juliaca, stop at the pre – Incan burial grounds of Sillustani. See the above – ground tombs, chullpas, in which the Aymara Indians buried their high priests. You will be welcomed into a Local Home for an inside look at life here. Fly to Lima and transfer to your hotel.

Hotel: Jose Antonio Lima

Day 19: Depart Lima

Your holiday ends after breakfast this morning.

2020 Dates & PricesTwin ShareSolo Traveller
January: 24$5,885.00$7,264.00
February: 07$5,885.00$7,264.00
March: 06, 20$5,885.00$7,264.00
April: 17$5,885.00$7,264.00
May: 01$5,885.00$7,264.00
June: 12$5,885.00$7,264.00
July: 10$5,885.00$7,264.00
August: 07$5,885.00$7,264.00
September: 04, 18$5,885.00$7,264.00
October: 02, 16$5,885.00$7,264.00
November: 13, 27$5,885.00$7,264.00
Inclusions 
Meals: 18 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 7 dinners
Transport: Deluxe air-conditioned coach
Flights: Air Ticket: Rio De Janeiro - Iguassu Falls - Buenos Aires - Lima - Cusco - Juliaca - Lima
Accommodation: 18 nights accommodation
Guide: Professional Tour Director
Entrance Fees & Touring:Entrance fees & activities as per itinerary

* Tour departure dates are subject to availability at time of booking.
* Prices and itinerary are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice.

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South America Revealed

Immerse yourself in the music, cuisine and culture on offer while exploring the sites of Rio de Janeiro. Tall and tan, and young and lovely-expect nothing else on Rio’s gorgeous beaches, your launch pad to a South American adventure through vibrant capitals and the Inca heart of Peru.

Planning your holiday is easy, and speak to your friendly Consultant.

Day 1: Arrive Rio de Janeiro

Immerse yourself in the tropical allure of Rio de Janeiro – your launch pad to a South American exploration of capital cities and ancient cultures. Meet your local host on arrival and transfer to your hotel offering superb views of Copacabana Beach. This evening, we’ll join our travel Director and fellow travellers for a festive Welcome Reception.

Hotel: Miramar by Windsor, 3 nights

Day 2: Rio de Janeiro Sightseeing

Ease into your morning Rio-style before joining your Travel Director to delve into the captivating contrasts of Brazil’s cidade maravilhosa (marvellous city). See the 18th century Carioca Aqueduct, the colonial Candelaria church and the home of the Rio Carnival, the Sanbodromo. Ascend Sugarloaf Mountain via cable car for a “pinch me moment” of inspiring bay and city views. Enjoy a free evening.

Day 3: Rio de Janeiro Sightseeing

The iconic Christ the Redeemer beckons this morning as we journey by cogwheel train to the summit of Corcovado for impressive panoramic views. Returning to the city, we visit the shores of Copacabana and Ipanema, spending the rest of the day at leisure to watch Rio’s beautiful people living life to the fullest. This evening, learn how to mix the perfect caipirinha, then indulge in a sizzling Regional Dinner barbecue at a local churrascaria.

Day 4: Rio de Janeiro – Iguassu Falls

Spend the morning at leisure, then visit a Samba school where you’ll ‘Dive into Culture’, gaining insights into how the school prepares for the pageantry of Carnival week. View the colourful costumes and sway your hips Rio-style as you learn how to Samba. We leave the city behind and fly to Iguassu Falls. This evening, we’ll enjoy dinner together at our hotel.

Hotel: Wish Resort Foz do Iguassu, 2 nights

Day 5: Iguassu Falls Sightseeing

Explore the Brazil side of Iguassu Falls, joining a Local Specialist in the UNESCO-listed Iguassu National Park for a walk through the rainforest to the base of the falls. Indulge in lunch at a local restaurant against the backdrop of the falls before returning to your resort for an afternoon at leisure. Consider joining one of our optional experiences, including a jetboat ride* to the base of the falls or visit a tropical bird reserve, home to more than 500 species of birds.

Day 6: Iguassu Falls – Buenos Aires

Cross the border into Argentina to see the falls from a different perspective. Meet your Local Specialist, then board an open-air ecological jungle train through the rainforest and walk along the catwalk peering down into the swirling waters of Devil’s Throat Falls. We leave this force of nature behind for the sophisticated Argentinian capital of Buenos Aires.

Hotel: InterContinental Buenos Aires, 3 nights

Day 7: Buenos Aires Sightseeing

Connect with the seamless mix of European elegance meets Latin energy, joining your ‘Local Specialist’ for a guided tour of Buenos Aires’ most notable sites, including the iconic Casa Rosada and colourful neighbourhood of La Boca. Admire the opulent façade of Teatro Colon, then visit the Recoleta Cemetery, where Argentina’s beloved former first lady, Eva Peron (Evita), is buried. This evening, indulge in the delicious flavours of Argentine beef during a Regional Dinner. Later, we’ll Dive into Culture, ending the evening with a stirring, sensual Tango performance.

Day 8: Buenos Aires

Enjoy a full day at leisure to pursue your own interests in the “Paris of South America”. Admire the works of Degas, El Greco and Van Gogh at the Museum of Belles Artes or sample delicious dulce de leche ice-cream at the famous Café Tortoni. Feeling adventurous? Consider an optional trip into the countryside to visit a traditional estancia (ranch), including a lively equestrian show and traditional parrillada (barbecue) lunch. Later, we’ll ‘Connect with Locals’, joining a family at their home in Palermo Soho for a Be My Guest dinner.

Day 9: Buenos Aires – Lima

We leave one capital behind for another, travelling to Peru’s capital, Lima. On arrival, transfer to your hotel in San Isidro.

Hotel: Novotel Lima, 2 nights

Day 10: Lima Sightseeing

Francisco Pizarro’s “City of Kings” is ours to explore this morning as we discover the colonial heritage of Lima’s UNESCO-listed Historic Centre. Admire the ornate baroque façades of the Church of San Francisco and discover its hidden catacombs. Celebrate Lima’s status as the culinary capital of South America next, and meet Ignacio Barrios who has worked alongside many of Peru’s most award-winning chefs. Visit a local market where Ignacio will explain how Peruvian fruits, vegetables, seafood and meats are the basis of Peruvian cooking. Then continue to his cooking school where you’ll ‘Connect with Locals’ and enjoy a demonstration on how to prepare some of Peru’s most popular dishes. You’ll have an opportunity to sample some of these at a Be My Guest lunch before spending the rest of the day at leisure.

Day 11: Lima – Cusco – Sacred Valley

Board a morning flight to Cusco and the Sacred Valley. Visit the Pisac market displaying Quechua arts and crafts, then continue to a former 18th century colonial-style monastery in the Sacred Valley. Later this afternoon, we arrive at a former 18th century colonial-style monastery in the heart of the Sacred Valley, our hotel for the night. ‘Dive into Culture’ and meet Nilda Callañaupa Alvarez, a master Quechua weaver, and the first person from her village to attend university. She been an ambassador for Andean traditions since she began learning ancient pre-Columbian weaving techniques as a young girl in the 1960s. ‘Make a Difference’ as your visit helps to preserve and promote traditional pre-Columbian weaving techniques in the 21st century.

Hotel: Sonesta Posadas del Inca Yucay

Day 12: Sacred Valley – Machu Picchu

The Sacred Valley reveals its mysteries today as we encounter the remains of the mighty Inca empire. Our first stop this morning is the famous Inca hilltop fortress, Ollantaytambo, built from massive blocks of stone. We board the Vistadome train (light snack included) for our epic journey to the UNESCO-listed Machu Picchu, where a Local Specialist will lead us through the ruins of this once-great fortress. Explore the iconic great Temple of the Sun, the House of the Priest, the Sacred Plaza and the Intihuatana, an intricately carved rock most likely used as a sundial centuries ago. Tonight, we’ll dine at our hotel.

Hotel: El Mapi by Inkaterra

Day 13: Machu Picchu – Cusco

We return to Machu Picchu this morning with an opportunity to explore this mythical fortress on our own terms. If you’re feeling energetic, consider hiking up to the Gate of the Sun for thrilling views over the fortress and valley below. Then it’s off to Cusco, stopping en route at a local chicheria for a taste of chicha. ‘Dive into Culture’ and learn how this Peruvian corn beer is made by local women.

Hotel: Novotel Cusco, 2 nights

Day 14: Cusco Sightseeing

Explore the Incan and Spanish roots of the “Imperial City”, unlocking its best kept secrets, including the 17th century Church of Santo Domingo, built atop the foundations of the Inca Temple of the Sun. Later, we’ll venture beyond the city to the ruins of Sacsayhuaman overlooking the city. This evening, we’ll gather at a local restaurant for a Regional Dinner of Cusquenian flavours against the backdrop of a traditional dance performance.

Day 15: Cusco – Lima

A leisurely start to our day sees us return to Lima late this morning. Enjoy an afternoon at leisure, then join your Local Specialist and curator at the Larco Museum for an evening exploration of its collection of pre-Columbian art. We’ll indulge in a memorable Farewell Dinner in the museum’s garden.

Hotel: Novotel Lima

Day 16: Depart Lima

Say hasta luego to Lima and transfer to the airport for your flight home or extend your stay in Lima.

2020 Dates & PricesTwin ShareSolo Traveller
January: 17, 24, 31$7.595.00$9,770.00
February: 14, 28$7.925.00$10,100.00
March: 13, 20, 27$7.925.00$10,100.00
April: 03, 10, 24$7.925.00$10,100.00
May: 08, 22$7.925.00$10,100.00
June: 05, 12$7.995.00$10,170.00
July: 10,$7.995.00$10,170.00
July: 17, 24$7.925.00$10,100.00
August: 07, 21$7.925.00$10,100.00
September: 18, 25$7.995.00$10,170.00
October: 02, 16$7.995.00$10,170.00
November: 06$7.675.00$9,850.00
December: 04$7.675.00$9,850.00
Inclusions 
Meals: 15 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 9 dinners
Transport: Luxury air-conditioned coach
Flights: Air Ticket: Rio de Janeiro - Iguassu - Buenos Aires - Lima - Cusco - Lima
Accommodation: 15 nights accommodation
Guide: An expert Travel Director and separate Driver
Entrance Fees & Touring:Entrance fees & activities as per itinerary

* Tour departure dates are subject to availability at time of booking.
* Prices and itinerary are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice.

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Icons of South America

Experience the inspiring culture and natural beauty of Brazil, Argentina, Chile and Peru on this Discoveries trip. Bear witness to South America’s iconic cities and landscapes as you journey to World Heritage Sites and unlock a diverse continent steeped in dynamic cultures and ancient Inca history.

Planning your holiday is easy, and speak to your friendly Consultant.

Day 1: Arrive Lima

Welcome to the “City of Kings”. On arrival in the Peruvian capital of Lima, you’ll be transferred to your hotel in the exclusive barrio of San Isidro. This evening, enjoy a Welcome Reception where you will meet your fellow travellers and Travel Director.

Hotel: Novotel Lima, 2 nights

Day 2: Lima Sightseeing

Embark on a full day exploring Francisco Pizarro’s Capital of the New World. Immerse yourself in Lima’s UNESCO-listed Historic Center, admiring the Plaza de Armas with its iconic cathedral and government palace. Visit the Church of San Francisco, descending into the catacombs where Lima’s residents were buried for centuries. Later this morning, we’ll meet local chef Ignacio Barrios, joining him for a walk through a local market while he explains how the local produce is used in traditional Peruvian cooking. Visit his cooking school for a Be My Guest lunch where you’ll gain insights into preparing some of the most popular local dishes, then ‘Connect with Locals’ over lunch, sampling some of the dishes that were prepared. The rest of the afternoon and evening are yours to explore on your terms.

Day 3: Lima – Cusco – Sacred Valley

We’ll visit the Pisac market and admire the exquisitely crafted Quechuan wares. ‘Dive into Culture’ and meet Nilda Callañaupa Alvarez, a master Quechua weaver, and the first person from her village to attend university. She been an ambassador for Andean traditions since she began learning ancient pre-Columbian weaving techniques as a young girl in the 1960s. ‘Make a Difference’ as your visit helps to preserve and promote traditional pre-Columbian weaving techniques in the 21st century.

Hotel: Sonesta Posadas del Inca Yucay

Day 4: Sacred Valley – Machu Picchu

Our first stop on our journey back to the time of the Incas is Ollantaytambo, a former stronghold built using colossal stone blocks. We journey to the Lost City in the Clouds next, boarding the Vistadome train to the great citadel of Machu Picchu. Join your Local Specialist to explore the UNESCO-listed hilltop fortress including the great Temple of the Sun, the House of the Priest, the Sacred Plaza and intricately carved Intihuatana. We’ll dine at our hotel this evening.

Hotel: El Mapi by Inkaterra

Day 5: Machu Picchu – Cusco

Reconnect with Machu Picchu this morning. If you’re feeling adventurous, hike up to the Gate of the Sun to witness first-hand the beauty of the misty peak and valley below. Take a moment to admire the stonework and ancient engineering feats that went into building this mystical city on top of an isolated mountain. This afternoon, we board a train to Cusco, stopping en route at a local chicheria for a taste of chicha. ‘Dive into Culture’ and learn how this traditional Peruvian corn beer is brewed by the local women of the nearby village.

Hotel: Novotel Cusco, 2 nights

Day 6: Cusco Sightseeing

Gear up for a full-day of Cusco sightseeing. Explore the Inca and Spanish roots of the “Imperial City”, unlocking its best kept secrets with a Local Specialist. See the baroque Cathedral on the main Plaza de Armas, then delve deeper into the history of the Church of Santo Domingo, built atop Korikancha, the Temple of the Sun. Venture beyond the city to visit the intriguing megalith ruins of Sacsayhuaman. Spend the rest of the afternoon at leisure before gathering for a Regional Dinner at a local restaurant,. Savour Cusquenian gastronomy against the backdrop of a traditional dance performance.

Day 7: Cusco – Lima

We return to Lima where we’ll have an afternoon at leisure to explore the city or simply relax. Later, meet your Local Specialist and curator at the Larco Museum, home to the largest private collection of 7th century pre-Columbian art in the world. Gain insights into the evolution and culture of ancient Peruvian societies as you explore this 18th century vice-royal mansion. Tonight, we enjoy a Regional Dinner alfresco in the museum’s garden restaurant with all the essentials taken care of.

Hotel: Novotel Lima

Day 8: Lima – Santiago

Bid farewell to Peru and fly to Chile’s fashionable capital, Santiago. On arrival, you’ll be taken to your luxury hotel in Las Condes.

Hotel: InterContinental Santiago, 2 nights

Day 9: Santiago Sightseeing

Join a Local Specialist this morning for an in-depth orientation of the city. The flavours of crisp Chardonnay beckon after a visit to the city’s Central market. We journey to Casablanca Valley, Chile’s wine region, stopping at a popular winery for a gourmet lunch served out on the exquisite surrounds. ‘Dive into Culture’ and meet a local winemaker for a personalised winery experience with exclusive tasting.

Day 10: Santiago – Puerto Montt – Puerto Varas

We fly to the coastal port of Puerto Montt this morning. From there it’s on to Puerto Varas for a tour of the “City of Roses”. On arrival at your lakeside hotel, you’ll have the rest of the day at leisure before joining your travel companions for dinner.

Hotel: Cabana del Lago

Day 11: Puerto Varas – Lake Crossing – Bariloche

This morning’s first stop will see you admire the waters of Petrohue River cascading dramatically over volcanic rocks. We’ll cruise over Todos Los Santos Lake, keeping a keen eye for Andean condors against the backdrop of the Osorno Volcano. Journey through unforgettable landscapes of snow-capped mountains, lush forests and alpine lakes. Enjoy a lunch stop in Peulla before crossing the border into Argentina. We’ll cruise Lake Nahuel Huapi en route to Swiss-inspired Bariloche.

Hotel: NH Edelweiss Bariloche, 2 nights

Day 12: Bariloche Sightseeing

Meet a Local Specialist this morning, making your way along the “Circuito Chico” for epic mountain views and shimmering lake waters in Nahuel Huapi National Park. We visit Playa Bonita and admire the beautiful natural setting below from the hilltop of St. Edward’s Chapel. Take a ride on the chairlift up to Cerro Campanario for a bird’s eye view of the peaks of Catedral and Tronador. Today’s “sweet spot” lies in Bariloche’s centuries-old chocolate heritage. We ‘Dive into Culture’, exploring the production area and sampling a tantalising variety of melt-in-your-mouth selections.

Day 13: Bariloche – Buenos Aires

Fly from the edge of Patagonia to the lively city of Buenos Aires where you will join your Travel Director and fellow travellers this evening for an exclusive ‘Connect with Locals’ dinner in Palermo Soho. A local family and long-time residents of this trendy neighbourhood welcome us into their home sharing the fruits of homemade family recipes for a Be My Guest experience. Discover the secrets of kneading fresh country bread and learn about the art of the Tango.

Hotel: InterContinental Buenos Aires, 3 nights

Day 14: Buenos Aires Sightseeing

Connect with Argentina’s capital this morning, joining a Local Specialist for a sightseeing tour of the iconic Casa Rosada and barrios of La Boca, San Telmo and Palermo. Spend some time admiring the ornate façades of Teatro Colon, then head to Recoleta cemetery to pay tribute to Argentina’s former first lady, Eva Peron (Evita). Spend the afternoon at leisure, before meeting your travel companions for a Regional Dinner this evening to savour the authentic taste of Argentina Asado. ‘Dive into Culture’ as you witness the fire and passion of a traditional Tango performance by some of the best dancers in Buenos Aires.

Day 15: Buenos Aires Free Time

Relish a morning and afternoon to explore the “Paris of South America” on your terms. Perhaps visit the country’s finest museum, admiring the art on display at the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes or consider a visit into the country at a traditional estancia where you’ll enjoy an authentic parrillada lunch.

Day 16: Buenos Aires – Iguassu Falls

Fly to Iguassu Falls in Argentina and meet a Local Specialist for a visit to the UNESCO-listed Iguassu National Park. Take a front-row seat on board an open-air ecological jungle train, keeping your camera close at hand as you stroll along the walkways to get an up-close view of the fury of Devil’s Throat Falls. We cross the border into Brazil and enjoy a relaxing evening and dinner at our resort.

Hotel: Wish Resort Golf Foz de Iguassu, 2 nights

Day 17: Iguassu Falls Sightseeing

Wake up in paradise and return to Iguassu National Park – this time to explore the Brazilian side of the falls. Your Local Specialist will be close at hand to take you on an immersive walk through the evergreen rainforest fed by the spray of the falls.

Day 18: Iguassu Falls – Rio de Janeiro

Enjoy a soul-stirring encounter with Iguassu National Park this morning, meeting your Local Specialist to gain further insights into this extraordinary natural wonderland. We’ll fly to vibrant Rio de Janeiro this afternoon and transfer to our hotel with magnificent oceanviews over the playground of Copacabana Beach.

Hotel: Miramar by Windsor Oceanview Rooms, 3 nights

Day 19: Rio de Janeiro Sightseeing

Your Rio adventure begins today as you join a Local Specialist to ascend Sugarloaf Mountain by cable car for spectacular city views. Make the most of your afternoon by exploring this vibrant city at your leisure.

Day 20: Rio de Janeiro Sightseeing

Hop aboard a classic cogwheel train to the summit of Corcovado, the site of the iconic Christ the Redeemer statue. As the day unfolds, visit the iconic and unexpected sites with a Local Specialist including an 18th century aqueduct and colonial Candelaria Church. Later this afternoon, we’ll ‘Dive into Culture’ at a Samba school for in-depth insights into how the school operates and prepares for the annual Rio Carnival. Admire the original costumes used in the celebrations. Then, sway those hips Samba-style as you take part in a private dance lesson accompanied by a musical Samba Trio. This evening, we’ll visit a churrascaria for a Farewell Dinner complete with a splash of festive caipirinha mixing.

Day 21: Depart Rio de Janeiro

Today marks the last day of this Icons of South America adventure. Fit in some last-minute exploring and souvenir shopping until your transfer to the airport or consider extending your stay in Rio at the Miramar by Windsor.

2020 Dates & PricesTwin ShareSolo Traveller
January: 18$9,975.00$12,970.00
February: 08$10,225.00$13,220.00
March: 07, 21$10,225.00$13,220.00
April: 11$10,225.00$13,220.00
September: 05, 19$10,325.00$13,320.00
October: 03, 17, 31$10,325.00$13,320.00
November: 14$10,150.00$13,145.00
December: 05$10,150.00$13,145.00

Inclusions 
Meals: 20 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 10 dinners
Transport: Luxury air-conditioned coach
Flights: Air Ticket: Lima - Cusco - Lima - Santiago - Puerto Montt / Bariloche - Buenos Aires - Iguassu Falls - Rio de Janeiro
Accommodation: 20 nights accommodation
Guide: An expert Travel Director and separate Driver
Entrance Fees & Touring:Entrance fees & activities as per itinerary

* Tour departure dates are subject to availability at time of booking.
* Prices and itinerary are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice.

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Highlights of South America

Embrace South America’s natural wonders on this 20 day Land Journey. Discover Argentina’s passionate tango, taste traditional Peruvian cuisine and feel the pulse of Rio de Janeiro.

Planning your holiday is easy, and speak to your friendly Consultant.

Arrive in Santiago, the Chilean capital. Situated in the Santiago basin and flanked by the Andes, this metropolis enjoys one of the most stunning settings of any city in the world. On arrival, be met and transferred to your hotel. Enjoy a Welcome Reception this evening.

Hotel: Atton El Bosque, 2 nights

After breakfast, head off to explore the port city of Valparaíso, one of the South Pacific’s most important seaports. On arrival, set out on a tour of the World Heritage-listed town centre, then take a drive into the surrounding hills to absorb the vistas of the bay and the colourful city below. Later, return to Santiago for your evening at leisure.

This morning, see Santiago’s modern and historic sites. Take in panoramic views by funicular and cable car. Rich in history, walk around the Plaza de Armas then transfer to the airport and fly to Buenos Aires. On arrival, check in to your hotel before free time.

Hotel: Recoleta Grand, 3 nights

Your in-depth sightseeing tour of Buenos Aires commences this morning along the Avenida de Mayo. At the Plaza de Mayo, admire the pink Casa Rosada, a palatial building that houses the offices of the Argentine president. You’ll also see the city’s cathedral as well as the Cabildo, Buenos Aires’ first city hall. Visit Café Tortoni, an amazing coffee house with a rich history. Here, indulge in coffee and a selection of Spanish delicacies. Later, explore the Italian-influenced barrio of La Boca and its famously colourful pedestrian street, the Caminito. You’ll also travel along Avenida 9 de Julio. This evening, indulge in an authentic Argentinian dinner while taking in an exhilarating tango performance.

Armed with the insight and advice provided by your Travelmarvel Tour Director, today is yours to either relax or further explore this fascinating city.

Enhance Your Journey: Perhaps enjoy a tango dance class; head to Tigre and cruise the Paraná Delta; or visit a hacienda (ranch) for a full-day adventure featuring horseback riding, folk music and lunch.

This morning, fly to beautiful Rio de Janeiro, also known as ‘Cidade Maravilhosa’ – Portuguese for the Marvellous City. On arrival, after checking-in, enjoy time to recharge or stroll along the stunning Copacabana beachfront.

Hotel: Porto Bay Rio International, 3 nights

Soak up Rio de Janeiro’s unique atmosphere with most of the day at leisure. In the evening, embark on a picturesque sunset cable car ride up to the majestic peak of Sugarloaf Mountain, where sublime views await you. Later this evening, sample Brazil’s national cocktail, the caipirinha, before enjoying a delicious Brazilian BBQ dinner.

Head to Corcovado Mountain and visit Christ the Redeemer at its peak, absorbing the breathtaking views from the top. Before an afternoon at leisure, visit the famous parade arena known as the Sambadrome on a guided tour.

Enhance Your Journey: Today, you may like to visit the Maracanã Stadium or take a historical walking tour.

Fly from Rio de Janeiro to Iguassu Falls, a system of 275 spectacular falls that lie on the border of Argentina and Brazil. On the Brazilian side, experience the majesty of World Heritage-listed Iguassu National Park during a half-day tour. Walk through the subtropical rainforest and take in panoramic views of the falls.

Hotel: Mercure Iguazu, 2 nights

On the Argentinian side, ride the Rainforest Ecological Train to a series of walkways and viewing points. This narrow gauge train stops at several locations including one that leads to the 82-metre-high Devil’s Throat, one of the most spectacular falls of the region. Enhance Your Journey: Perhaps board a speed boat safari and get up close to the powerful waterfalls. You may like to enjoy a hands-on Argentine Experience Dinner this evening.

Today is yours to explore at leisure. Enhance Your Journey: At Iguazú Falls, perhaps learn about native bird species at Parque das Aves. This evening, fly to the vibrant metropolis of Lima to commence your Peruvian adventure.

Hotel: Wyndham Costa Del Sol

Wake early this morning, and fly to the World Heritage-listed city of Cusco, the former capital of the Inca Empire. Travel through Cusco to Chinchero, a city located in the stunning Andean highlands. See how the colourful fabrics of Peru are created during a traditional weaving demonstration. Meet local weavers and learn why it is so important to preserve these ancient traditions. Stay at the Aranwa Sacred Valley. This evening enjoy dinner at your hotel. Soak up the Andean atmosphere and relax in comfort at the premium Aranwa Sacred Valley.

Hotel: Aranwa Sacred Valley, 2 nights

This morning, visit the Ollantaytambo ruins, a unique Inca archaeological site. Then visit a local family home and be treated by a traditional home-cooked Peruvian lunch. Your afternoon is at leisure.

Enhance Your Journey: Perhaps visit the important Inca site of the Terraces of Moray and the remarkable Maras salt mines or visit the Pisac markets.

Hotel: El MaPi Hotel

Day 15: Machu Picchu – Cusco

With the morning free you might like to step out and wander amid the colourful stalls of the Mercado de Artesanias craft market in Aguas Calientes. Enhance Your Journey: why not revisit Machu Picchu to further explore. Later today re-board the Vistadome train for your journey to Ollantaytambo station, before a coach returns you to Cusco. Enjoy a delicious Peruvian dinner and traditional folklore show at the Tunupa Restaurant Bar & Grill this evening.

Hotel: Hilton Garden Inn, 2 nights

A guided walking tour through Cusco today will take you to the city’s historic heart, the Plaza de Armas. During your tour you’ll visit the sacred site of Koricancha and the Baroque church of Santo Domingo. The afternoon is yours to enjoy the atmosphere of this city.

Take a coach to the city of Puno, on the shores of Lake Titicaca. Along the way, you’ll stop at the small town of Andahuaylillas, known for its picturesque Sistine Chapel. You’ll also stop for a hearty buffet lunch. On arrival in Puno, this evening is at your leisure.

Hotel: Hotel Libertador

Set on the border of Peru and Bolivia, Lake Titicaca is considered the highest navigable lake in the world. Enjoy free time here

Enhance Your Journey: Enjoy a free morning here or perhaps visit Sillustani Burial site, an intriguing pre-Incan cemetery.

After lunch at at the hotel set out on a cruise over the lake to the extraordinary home of the Uros people – a group of more than 40 man-made islands created from floating reeds. On this remarkable trip, you’ll enjoy an insight into the Uros’ unique way of life and experience the spectacular scenery that characterises the region. Afterwards, be transferred to the airport to board your flight to Lima.

Hotel: INNSIDE Lima Miraflores, 2 nights

Day 19: Lima

Relax in the morning before taking part in a guided tour of the World Heritage-listed historic centre of Lima. On this tour, admire one of Lima’s most religious locations, the Iglesia de Santo Domingo. Built in the 16th century, this pink convent is also the resting place for three important Peruvian saints. This evening, indulge in a Farewell Dinner at Restaurant Huaca Pucllana, set within the ruins of an archaeological compound beside an illuminated adobe pyramid.

Day 20: Depart Lima

This morning after breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport for your onward flight.

2020 Dates & PricesTwin ShareSolo Traveller
April: 13, 27$9.595.00$12,295.00
May: 18$9.595.00$12,295.00
July: 13$9.595.00$12,295.00
August: 10$9.595.00$12,295.00
September: 14$9.295.00$11,995.00
October: 12$9.095.00$11,795.00
2021 Dates & Prices
April: 05, 26$9.595.00$12,295.00
May: 17, 31$9.595.00$12,295.00
July: 05$9.595.00$12,295.00
August: 02, 23$9.595.00$12,295.00
September: 13$9.595.00$12,295.00
September: 27$9.295.00$11,995.00
October: 11$8,995.00$11,695.00

Inclusions 
Meals: 19 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 7 dinners
Transport: Luxury air-conditioned coach
Flights: Air Ticket: Santiago - Buenos Aires - Rio de Janeiro - Iguassu Falls - Lima - Cusco / Puno - Lima
Accommodation: 19 nights accommodation
Guide: Services of a Travelmarvel Tour Director and expert local guides
Entrance Fees & Touring:Entrance fees & activities as per itinerary

* Tour departure dates are subject to availability at time of booking.
* Prices and itinerary are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice.

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South America Multi Country

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.

Planning your holiday is easy, and speak to your friendly Consultant.



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Embrace South America's natural wonders on this 20 day Land Journey. Discover Argentina's passionate tango, taste traditional Peruvian cuisine and feel the pulse of Rio de Janeiro.

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Experience the inspiring culture and natural beauty of Brazil, Argentina, Chile and Peru on this Discoveries trip. Bear witness to South America's iconic cities and landscapes as you journey to World Heritage Sites.

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Peru

Peru as a country offers it all. Incredible ancestral heritage and many and varied archaeological treasures to admire. The land is covered with amazing pristine natural areas, preserving much of the world’s biodiversity in one country. Above all, it is Peru’s warm hearted people that let travellers get in touch with the soul of the country.

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Discover historic downtown Lima and the modern district of San Isidro where you will tour a Pre-Incan adobe pyramid. Enjoy incredible views of the Pacific Ocean from "Parque del Amor" in Miraflores.  

From $679.00 per person

Tour the incredible colonial city of Cusco, enjoy the Temple of the Sun and see the exquisite stone work carved by the Incas. Explore the Cathedral and the Church of La Compania de Jesus and then head up to a fortress located high above the city.

From $955.00 per person

Designed for travellers who prefer a land experience rather than cruising the Galapagos Islands, this tour encompasses all the beauty that Galapagos Islands offer, based on Santa Cruz and Isabela Islands.



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From $1,070.00 per person

Uncover all the majesty of the Lord of Sipan archeological site and the world of the Mochica, the dazzling pre-Columbian culture whose art and gold-filled tombs have been compared to that of Ramses II in Egypt.  

From $1,145.00 per person

Just north of Lima, around the northern coast of Peru lies an area of great interest. Discover fascinating remains from the pre-Inca civilisations and explore elegant colonial cities like Trujillo and former Indian settlements like Chiclayo.

From $1,265.00 per person

Marvel at the amazing Nazca lines, huge figures which are preserved in the high, arid plateau of the Nazca Desert. Geometric shapes include birds, fish, llama and monkeys and are ancient spectacle not to be missed.



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From $1,345.00 per person

The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu is a spectacular trekking experience. In the ranking of Peru treks, it is far and away number one, but we could also certainly claim that it is among tops in the entire world.  

From $2,129.00 per person

Experience the magical ancient empire of the Incas as you explore the colonial city of Cusco which was built on the foundations of former Inca palaces; discover the best of the Sacred Valley in Yucay.

From $2,315.00 per person

Discover two unique destinations in Peru – Kuelap, the most important archaeological site in northern Peru and the towering Gocta Waterfall, set amid jungle sheltering toucans and monkeys.



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From $3,125.00 per person

Experience the history and allure of Peru, you'll meet llamas, explore the Plaza de Armas in Cusco and more. Inca treasures, wild landscapes and ancient legends are brought to life in the Sacred Valley, centuries-old ruins of Machu Picchu.  

From $3,391.00 per person

On this Peru tour, delve into the past as you spend time in Lima, the Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu, Cusco, and Lake Titicaca. Along the way, visit ancient ruins, see beautiful scenery, and enjoy guided sightseeing with Local Guides .

From $3,671.00 per person

From its amazing archaeological treasures to its gastronomic delights and from its rich history to its melting pot of cultures, Peru offers visitors a wide array of attractions—and on this tour, you’ll experience its highlights.



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From $3,729.00 per person

Embark on an unforgettable culinary adventure through the flavours of Peruvian gastronomy, exploring local markets, learning about traditional ingredients and their importance in Inca traditions as you discover the magical ruins of Machu Picchu and the highlights of Lima.  

From $4,595.00 per person

On this special Travelmarvel journey, you’ll experience an incredible range of Peruvian destinations including Machu Picchu, Lake Titicaca, Cusco, Lima and the Scared Valley, as well as the stunning Peruvian Andes. And you’ll do so in premium style.

From $5,295.00 per person

See and taste the best of Peru on this Country Explorer adventure, take in Lima, Machu Picchu and more. From the clouds of the Andes to the birthplace of the sun, this trek through Peru's altiplanos and the famous floating Uros Islands traces the ancient past of the Incas.



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From $5,795.00 per person

From intricate frescoes to architectural marvels, Peru is home to one of South America’s most sophisticated ancient civilisations and a thriving modern vibe. Unearth the past in Lima.  

From $5,809.00 per person

This is a comprehensive journey through the highlights of Peru, the cultural heart of South America. Visit the White City of colonial Arequipa, the vast Colca Canyon to witness the unforgettable sight of the flight of the condor.

From $5,825.00 per person

Discover the treasures of Lima and uncover the archaeological site of Machu Picchu on this Country Explorer trip. Explore the vastness of Peru-traced from its Pacific edge to the mountain fortresses of the Incas.



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From $6,595.00 per person

Peru is one of the great originating centers of ancient culture, and on this holiday, you’ll discover its archaeological treasures, visit its ancient ruins, and learn about its ancient culture.  

From $13,295.00 per person

Some of the world’s most astonishing attractions await within Peru. Peru conceals some of the world’s most astonishing attractions: from the modern culinary hub of Lima to the rainforest wonders of the Amazon.

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