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20 Day Deluxe Brazil, Argentina and Peru Tour with Flights

Rio de Janeiro - Iguazu - Buenos Aires - Lima - Cuzco - Puno

Roundtrip international flights

4 and 5-star accommodation

Modern, comfortable coach transportation

See the incredible Machu Picchu

Spot the llamas and alpacas as you drive through the Andes mountain ranges!

From $8,999 $9,999 Include flight pp twin share

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Experience the bucket-list activities of South America with the comforts of high-end accommodation throughout your tour!

Your tour begins with the world-famous hometown of Carnival. You'll have a chance to see the Christ the Redeemer statue and visit the beautiful beaches before continuing on to the majestic Iguazu Falls - one of nature's most impressive achievements. 

Next up - a flight to Buenos Aires and an authentic Argentinian experience at the Santa Susana Ranch. You'll have a chance to feed cattle while the locals sing and dance for you. You'll have a few days to see the highlights of the city before reaching your last country - Peru.

From the beautiful city of Peru you will make your way to Cusco through the Peruvian Andes. You'll head to one of UNESCO's New Seven Wonders of the World - Macchu Picchu. Take in the sights and friendliness of the local llamas before finishing your tour in the Peruvian country and Lake Titicaca.

This is your chance to experience the beauty of South America with the best comforts and experiences.

Itinerary


Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5 Day 6 Day 7 Day 8 Day 9 Day 10 Day 11 Day 12 Day 13 Day 14 Day 15 Day 16 Day 17 Day 18 Day 19 Day 20

Day 1

Depart Australia 

Fly from Australia to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Transfer to your hotel.

Accommodation: Windsor Leme Hotel or similar, Rio de Janeiro

Meals included: inflight only

Day 2

Rio de Janeiro

Enjoy today at leisure to explore Rio de Janeiro on your own. Tonight, attend an orientation meeting with your Tour Manager on the exciting adventure that awaits you in South America, followed by a Welcome Dinner with your fellow travelers at a typical Brazilian 'Churrascaria'.

Accommodation: Windsor Leme Hotel or similar, Rio de Janeiro

Meals included: dinner

Day 3

Rio de Janeiro

Begin the day with an ascent by a scenic cog railway to the summit of Corcovado Hill. Here, at 2,400 feet above the city stands the 125 foot tall statue of Christ the Redeemer. The Christ statue that embraces the entire city is designated as one of the seven "New Wonders of the World". See the thrilling 360 degree sweeping view of the city and understand why Rio is known as one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Afterwards, continue along Rio's famous beaches, including Copacabana and Ipanema before returning to your hotel.

Accommodation: Windsor Leme Hotel or similar, Rio de Janeiro

Meals included: breakfast

Day 4

Rio de Janeiro

Today is at leisure to discover all of the delights of Rio on your own. Watch the volleyball and soccer matches on the beach, shop for local crafts, and linger at a waterfront café to just "people-watch". Join the optional not-to-be-missed glass cable car ride that takes you to the top of iconic Sugarloaf Mountain, symbol of the city, where you'll see the stunning panorama of the beaches, Corcovado Mountain, downtown Rio and Guanabara Bay. In the afternoon join the optional Carnival and Samba Experience. Visit one of the top Samba schools in the city and learn what made the Samba & Carnival icons of Brazilian national identity. On your last night in Rio at leisure, be sure to sample the cuisine at some of the fabulous restaurants and cafes ringing the beachfront.

Accommodation: Windsor Leme Hotel or similar, Rio de Janeiro

Meals included: breakfast and dinner

Day 5

Iguazu Falls

Depart Rio this morning on a flight to Iguassu Falls. Upon arrival, walk along the winding pathways on the Brazilian side of the majestic and awe-inspiring Falls, one of the world's greatest natural wonders. Iguassu consists of over 275 separate cataracts across a span of two and one-half miles, wider than Victoria Falls and higher than Niagara Falls and more dramatic than both. Stand in awe at the unforgettable panoramic views before crossing the border to Iguazu, the Argentinean side of the Falls, for overnight. After a day filled with unforgettable memories, return to the hotel and enjoy a typical Argentine dinner.

Accommodation: Hotel Amerian Portal del Iguazu or similar, Iguazu

Meals included: breakfast and dinner

Day 6

Iguazu Falls

Your adventure continues this morning on the Argentinean side of the Falls. A rail car takes you to the top of the Falls on the Upper Circuit,* and you will walk to the Lower Circuit where the power of nature surrounds you. Continue along the catwalks to Devil's Gorge - stand in amazement as you gaze at spectacular "Devil's Throat" the most magnificent of all of the cataracts. View, photograph and feel the spray of the thundering waters, one of nature's most impressive achievements and a unique experience for your senses. Spend the rest of the day exploring the natural treasures of Iguazu National Park, designated a World Heritage Site for its rare and endangered flora and fauna.

*Be advised that in order to access the falls, you are required to walk over uneven surfaces, followed by a series of narrow boardwalk paths. The paths feature many sets of stairs and can be slippery due to the mist.

Accommodation: Hotel Amerian Portal del Iguazu or similar, Iguazu

Meals included: breakfast

Day 7

Buenos Aires

This afternoon transfer to the airport for your flight to Buenos Aires. Arrive in the cosmopolitan city of Buenos Aires. Its beauty is apparent with its elegant architecture, wide tree-shaded boulevards, striking monuments and sprawling parks. Spend the rest of the day at leisure to get acquainted with the "Paris of South America" and its distinct European flavour. As you will have your night at leisure feel free to treat yourself to an Argentine beef dinner at one of the city's many superb steak restaurants.

Accommodation: Hotel Panamericano or similar, Buenos Aires

Meals included: breakfast

Day 8

Buenos Aires

Discover the city's highlights this morning on a tour that includes the Plaza de Mayo, Metropolitan Cathedral and Casa Rosada (government palace); see the balcony where Eva and Juan Peron made their speeches. Then, to the colorful La Boca neighborhood, a working class barrio, and the old quarters of San Telmo and Caminito, a mix of colonial style homes, narrow lanes, artists' lofts and very trendy cafes. Drive to the Recoleta Cemetery, final resting place of many of the wealthiest and most important Argentine historical figures. The grounds here cover more than four city blocks, filled with tombs adorned by works of local and international sculptors, and more than 6,400 mausoleums including the tomb of Eva "Evita" Peron, always heaped with flowers and letters from adoring fans. Spend the rest of the afternoon exploring some of Buenos Aires neighborhoods and fabulous collection of shops before this afternoon's tango lesson with professional Argentine Tango dancers. Tonight is at leisure or, participate in the optional Argentine Dinner and Tango Show.

Accommodation: Hotel Panamericano or similar, Buenos Aires

Meals included: breakfast

Day 9

Buenos Aires

Today is at leisure to revisit some of your favorite places in the city. Shop for leatherwear and designer clothes, or join the optional fun-filled Gaucho Party at the Santa Susana Ranch. Get ready for a rustic experience at a typical Argentine ranch (estancia), dedicated to agriculture and the breeding of cattle and horses. After a tour of the grounds, enjoy a typical barbecue lunch, followed by a folklore show with live music and dancing. Tonight, enjoy dinner with your group at a delightful restaurant.

Accommodation: Hotel Panamericano or similar, Buenos Aires

Meals included: breakfast and dinner

Day 10

Lima

Bid farewell to your Tour Manager and transfer to the airport for your flight to Lima. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel and enjoy the remainder of the day at leisure*
*Due to flight schedules, some departures will use an evening flight to reach Lima.

Accommodation: Hotel Novotel or similar, Lima

Meals included: breakfast

Day 11

Lima

This morning’s tour of Lima, with its 2000 years of history, begins at the colonial centre of the city, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, with its historic buildings surrounding the splendid Plaza Mayor. View the impressive Palace of the Archbishop with its fine carved balcony, the opulent Government Palace, official residence of the President, and the 16th century Cathedral of Lima whose first stone was laid by Pizarro. Continue to the 17th century Monasterio de San Francisco complex with its magnificent tiles, ornate carved ceilings, exceptional paintings and world-renowned library. Spend the remainder of the day at leisure or join the optional Pachacamac Pre-Inca Ruins tour. Visit the archaeological site of Pachacamac, one of the largest religious centres in pre-Inca times on the Peruvian coast. This afternoon, join your new Tour Manager for an orientation meeting about the wonderful journey that awaits you. Tonight, perhaps attend the optional Evening Larco Herrera Museum with dinner. Experience one of Lima’s most magnificent museums by night on this tour, that also includes a light supper. Admire the world's largest collection of pre-Columbian masterpieces and a stunning exhibition of gold and priceless jewels.

Accommodation: Hotel Novotel or similar, Lima

Meals included: breakfast

Day 12

Cuzco

Depart Lima this morning by flight to Cuzco in the Peruvian Andes. This ancient capital of the Inca Empire is the oldest continuously inhabited city in the western hemisphere, designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel in this historic city and spend the rest of the day acclimating to the altitude. Or, attend the optional tour Half Day Cuzco Ruins which explores some of Cuzco’s most unique Inca Ruins.

Accommodation: Palacio Del Inka - A Luxury Collection Hotel or similar, Cuzco

Meals included: breakfast

Day 13

Machu Picchu

Early morning transfer to the Sacred Valley's Ollanta Station to board The 360° Train that travels through misty peaks to the astonishing ancient citadel of Machu Picchu, the "Lost City of the Incas", designated by UNESCO as one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. Machu Picchu was virtually unknown to the western world until Hiram Bingham's rediscovery in 1911. Spend the morning viewing the unforgettable wonders of this 15th century retreat, abandoned nearly 100 years later with the arrival of the conquistadors. See the highlights of the site including the imposing Temple of the Sun, the House of the Priest, the Sacred Plaza and the intricately carved rock likely used as a sundial by the ancient Incas. The images of this significant archaeological site will be a long-lasting memory. Return to the Sacred Valley in the early evening and transfer to your hotel in Cuzco for overnight.

*Approximate time spent at the ruins of Machu Picchu is 2 hours

Accommodation: Palacio Del Inka - A Luxury Collection Hotel or similar, Cuzco

Meals included: breakfast

Day 14

Cuzco

Enjoy this morning at leisure in the "Imperial City" of Cuzco. Take time to explore some of the city’s stunning sights or shop for some of the finest handicrafts and textiles in all of Peru. Perhaps, participate in the optional Cuzco Behind the Scenes Tour, offering a glimpse into the other side of life in Cuzco. On this tour, visit a local market and taste fresh-baked Chuta bread. Stop at the Cuzco cemetery to learn more about Andean life and death and meet with a local "shaman" (holy man). After a cooking demonstration, enjoy a delicious meal.

In the afternoon, depart for a tour of Cuzco, view the impressive Colonial Cathedral, which contains over 400 paintings from the Cusqueña School in addition to colonial art. Continue on to visit the Koricancha, the Temple of the Sun, once the most important religious site of the Incas, whose walls and floors were allegedly once covered by sheets of solid gold. Tonight, join your fellow travelers for a buffet dinner, featuring delectable Andean specialties.

Accommodation: Palacio Del Inka - A Luxury Collection Hotel or similar, Cuzco

Meals included: breakfast and dinner

Day 15

Puno

Depart Cuzco early in the morning on a long drive today. Enjoy spectacular scenery as you drive through the Andes mountain range and the Andean plains to Puno on the Peruvian side of Lake Titicaca. In this area, South American camelids (llamas and alpacas) graze on the immense plateaus and plains. En route visit the 15th century Temple of Wiracocha, with its elaborate stonework, the largest Inca temple ever discovered. Today, Raqchi remains home to many farmers, ranchers and artisans. Then, arrive at pristine Lake Titicaca sitting majestically at 12,500 feet above sea level, backed by the snow capped peaks of Bolivia's Cordillera Real range. This is the highest navigable lake in the world and South America's largest freshwater lake. A box lunch will be provided en route.

Accommodation: Hotel Libertador Lago Titicaca or similar, Puno

Meals included: breakfast and lunch

Day 16

Lake Titicaca

This morning, an excursion by boat transports you from Puno to the fascinating Uros Floating Islands where the indigenous people of the area, the Uros, live on islands that dot the lake. The Uros live very much the same way as their ancestors did and still follow the ancient customs and traditions. These islands are completely man-made structures, using the totora reeds from the lake to build the islands and houses. Return to Puno for the remainder of the day at leisure. Or, take the optional tour to the Sillustani Tombs, the pre-Incan burial ground on the shores of Lake Umayo. The tombs here are built above the ground in tower-like structures called chullpas, vestiges of the Colla people before they were conquered by the Incas in the 15th century. Evening is at leisure in Puno.

Accommodation: Hotel Libertador Lago Titicaca or similar, Puno

Meals included: breakfast

Day 17

Lima

This morning transfer to the airport in Juliaca for your flight back to Lima. Spend the remainder of the day at leisure. Tonight, you bid farewell to your Tour Manager and fellow travelers at a special Farewell Dinner with Peruvian specialties.

Accommodation: Hotel Novotel or similar, Lima

Meals included: breakfast and dinner

Day 18

Depart Lima

Transfer from the hotel to the airport for your departure flight*.

*Some flights depart shortly after midnight in the very early morning of Day 18 and will require a transfer on Day 17. Transfers depart the hotel approximately 4 hours prior to flight time.

Meals included: breakfast and inflight

Day 19

In Transit

Day lost due to crossing the date line.

Day 20

Arrive home

Tour concludes upon arrival back in Australia.

Meals included: inflight only

Inclusions & Exclusions


Inclusions

  • Return economy class airfare from Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Canberra*, Adelaide*, Hobart*, Perth* or Darwin* (*surcharge applies)
  • International flights with Qantas Airlines or LATAM Airlines (subject to availability)
  • Roundtrip airport transfers
  • 17 nights of high-end accommodation on twinshare basis with private ensuite bathroom facilities
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary: 17 breakfasts, 1 lunch and 5 dinners
  • Hotel taxes, fees & service charges
  • Hotel porterage
  • Sightseeing per itinerary in modern motor coach
  • Services of English-speaking tour managers throughout
  • Services of English-speaking local guides
  • Entrance fees per itinerary
  • Gratuities for tour manager and coach driver are included

Accomodation

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Windsor Leme Hotel or similar
Iguazu, Argentina - Hotel Amerian Portal del Iguazu or similar
Buenos Aires, Argentina - Hotel Panamericano or similar
Lima, Peru - Hotel Novotel or similar
Cuzco, Peru - Palacio Del Inka - A Luxury Collection Hotel or similar
Puno, Peru - Hotel Libertador Lago Titicaca or similar

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Exclusions

  • Visas (where required)
  • Travel insurance (strongly recommended)
  • Meals not mentioned
  • All drinks
  • Any additional requests

Child Policy

The minimum age to participate in this tour is 12 years old. No child discounts apply. A full-price voucher must be purchased for all children travelling. Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult 18 years old and over to travel. No unaccompanied minors are allowed.


Single Supplement

The additional supplement for a single traveler is $2500.

Departure Dates


JUL 2019
18 th
Thursday 18 Jul 2019  ‐  Tuesday 06 Aug 2019
AUG 2019
01 st
Thursday 01 Aug 2019  ‐  Tuesday 20 Aug 2019
AUG 2019
08 th
Thursday 08 Aug 2019  ‐  Tuesday 27 Aug 2019
AUG 2019
15 th
Thursday 15 Aug 2019  ‐  Tuesday 03 Sep 2019
AUG 2019
22 nd
Thursday 22 Aug 2019  ‐  Tuesday 10 Sep 2019

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