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Best of South America

(15 Days)

Lima | Yucay | Cusco | Puno | Iguassu | Buenos Aires | Rio de Janeiro

Dates

04.01.2019 18.01.2019 01.02.2019 08.02.2019
15.03.2019 29.03.2019 26.04.2019 10.05.2019
24.05.2019 07.06.2019 28.06.2019 05.07.2019
06.09.2019 20.09.2019 11.10.2019 15.11.2019

Description

 

Day Routing
01 Fri Lima

Arrival in Lima and transfer to the hotel.

02 Sat Lima

City tour including San Francisco Monastery and Larco Museum.
Optional: Visit of Waterpark and dinner

03 Sun Lima - Cusco - Yucay

Flight to Cusco and transfer to the hotel located in the Sacred Valley. On the way visit to the Chinchero community and its Sunday market originally dedicated to the people of the valley to barter their products. Transfer to “El Mirador de Racchi” for a splendid view of the Sacred Valley. After a typical lunch the transfer to the hotel.

04 Mon Yucay

For the morning program the following optional tours can be booked on site:
Optional: Moray and Maras (4h)
Optional: Trekking to the terraces of Yucay (1h)

In the afternoon, a visit to Ollantaytambo, a typical Inca community, is included.

05 Tue Yucay - Machu Picchu - Cusco

Full day excursion by Vistadome train to visit the Incan site of Machu Picchu including guided visit. Return by bus and train to Cusco.

06 Wed Cusco

Half day city tour including the ruins of Sacsayhuamán.

07 Thu Cusco - Puno

Full day bus tour from Cusco to Puno (on shared basis). Visit of Andahuaylillas, Racchi and Pucara en route incl. lunch.

08 Fri Puno - Lima

Full day boat excursion on Lake Titicaca (on shared basis) to visit the Uros floating Islands and Taquile Island, incl. lunch. Afterwards transfer to Juliaca airport and flight to Lima.

09 Sat Lima - Iguassu

Flight to Iguassu and transfer to the hotel.

10 Sun Iguassu

Visit of the Argentiean and the Brazilian side of the falls.

11 Mon Iguassu - Buenos Aires

Flight to Buenos Aires and transfer to the hotel. In the evening visit of a Tango Show inclusive dinner at La Ventana Show House (on shared basis). During the excursion you can opt between a tango lesson with specialized teachers or a wine tasting session of different Argentinean wines.

 

12 Tue Buenos Aires

Half day city tour through Buenos Aires.

13 Wed Buenos Aires - Rio de Janeiro

Transfer to the airport and flight to Rio de Janeiro. Transfer to the hotel.

14 Thu Rio de Janeiro

Half day city tour including visit of the Sugar Loaf and the Corcovado.
Optional: Rio by night - Samba Show

15 Fri Rio de Janeiro

Transfer to the airport and departure flight or post-tour.

Extensions

For individual extensions we recommend the follow Pre-tours ex/to Lima:
"Iquitos, Amazon"
"Northern Peru"
"Paracas & Nazca"

or Post-tours:
"Hotel in Rio de Janeiro"
"Beach extension Buzios"
"Manaus, Amazon"
"Pantanal"
"Florianopolis"
"Brasilia"
"Chapada da Diamantina"
"Recife"

or request any further customized extension package.