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Explorer Line - 5 Countries - Crossing South America

(22 Days)

Santiago de Chile | San Pedro de Atacama | Lima | Yucay | Cusco | Puno | Iguassu | Buenos Aires | Colonia | Montevideo | Rio de Janeiro

Dates

02.01.2018 16.01.2018 13.02.2018 27.02.2018
27.03.2018 03.04.2018 08.05.2018 15.05.2018
05.06.2018 10.07.2018 14.08.2018 04.09.2018
18.09.2018 09.10.2018 20.11.2018
Day Routing
01 Tue Santiago de Chile

Arrival in Santiago and half day city tour incl. visit of Cerro San Cristobal.

02 Wed Santiago de Chile - Calama - San Pedro de Atacama

Flight to Calama. Transfer to San Pedro de Atacama. City walking tour and Moon Valley Tour.

03 Thu San Pedro de Atacama

Full day excursion to Salar de Atacama, Lagunas and Toconao including lunch (Seat-in).

04 Fri San Pedro de Atacama

The day is at leisure for own activities. Optional: Excursion to El Tatio Geysers.

05 Sat San Pedro de Atacama - Calama - Lima

Flight from Calama (seat-in) via Santiago to Lima in Peru.

06 Sun Lima - Cusco - Yucay

Flight to Cusco. Transfer to the hotel located in the Sacred Valley. On the way visit the Chincero community and the Sunday market of Chinchero. Continue to “El Mirador de Racchi” for a splendid view of the Sacred Valley. Inclusive typical lunch.

07 Mon Yucay

In the morning Optional: Visit of Pisac Market OR Excursion to Moray and Maras OR Rafting on Urubamba river OR Biking Tour OR Hiking from Ollantaytambo to Cachicata. Visit of the Ollantaytambo Ruins in the afternoon.

08 Tue Yucay - Machu Picchu - Cusco

Full day tour by Vistadome train to Machu Picchu. Guided visit and return by bus and train to Cusco.

09 Wed Cusco

Half day city tour through Cusco including visit of the surrounding ruins.

10 Thu Cusco - Puno

Panoramic drive to Puno (Seat-in) incl. lunch and visits.

11 Fri Puno - Lima

Full day Lake Titicaca boat tour with Uros Indians and Island Taquile. Lunch included. Flight to Lima.

12 Sat Lima

City tour in Lima including visit to Convent San Francisco and Larco Herrera Museum.

13 Sun Lima - Iguassu

Transfer to the airport. LAN-direct flight to Iguassu. Transfer to the hotel.

14 Mon Iguassu

Excursion to visit the Argentinean and Brazilian side of the falls.

15 Tue Iguassu - Buenos Aires

Flight to Buenos Aires and transfer to the hotel.

16 Wed Buenos Aires

Half day city tour in Buenos Aires.
Optional: Tango show with dinner

17 Thu Buenos Aires

Day at leisure.
Optional: Fullday Estancia tour
Optional: Half day Tigre Tour

18 Fri Buenos Aires - Colonia - Montevideo

Ferry trip to Colonia in Uruguay. Walking Tour Colonia and afterwards transfer by public bus to Montevideo.

19 Sat Montevideo

Half day city tour in Montevideo.

20 Sun Montevideo - Rio de Janeiro

Flight to Rio de Janeiro. Transfer to the hotel.

21 Mon Rio de Janeiro

Half day city tour incl. visit of Sugar Loaf and Corcovado.

22 Tue Rio de Janeiro

End of the roundtrip and departure flight or post-tour.

Extensions

For individual extensions we recommend the follow Post-tours:
"Hotel in Rio de Janeiro"
"Beach extension Buzios"
"Manaus, Amazon"
"Pantanal"
"Florianopolis"
"Brasilia"
"Chapada da Diamantina"
"Recife"

or request any further custamized extension package.