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34 Day South American Highlights Escorted Tour with Flights

Rio de Janeiro - Paraty - São Paulo - Iguaçu - Buenos Aires - Mendoza - Santiago - San Pedro de Atacama - Bolivia Desert - Uyuni Salt Flats - La Paz - Copacabana - Puno - Urubamba - Machu Picchu - Cuzco - Lima

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Description


Immerse yourself in the vibrant Latin life of the big cities and feel the wild strength of nature in South America on this once-in-a-lifetime bucket list holiday! Your adventure begins in the city of Rio de Janeiro. You will visit the megacity São Paulo and continue through the spectacular cities of Buenos Aires, Santiago, Lima and more. Visit Iguazu Falls, a chain of hundreds of waterfalls nearly 3 km in extension which lies split between Brazil and Argentina. Stand in awe of its power and hear the roar of the surging water at the foot of the falls before ticking off another experience from your bucket list - a visit to the Uyuni Salt Flats.  Travel to the world's largest salt flat located in southwest Bolivia, which has a mirror-like surface as smooth as glass in the wet season, and geometric salt patterns imprinted on the earth stretching beyond the horizon in the dry season. Explore La Paz, Copacabana and Puno before making your way to the Sacred Valley. Here, discover spiritual secrets of ancient Inca ruins, which are located high above 3000 meters and learn about the local culture, landscapes and Incan history. As your holiday draws close to an end, enjoy heaps of leisure time in Machu Picchu and finish up in Cuzco and Lima before your flight back home!
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Itinerary


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Day 1

Australia Brazil

The adventure begins. Depart for Rio de Janeiro today!

Meals included: inflight only

Day 2

Rio de Janeiro

Your adventure through South America begins in the city of Rio de Janeiro. You will have an opportunity to explore before meeting your Tour Leader at the hotel around 18:00. This evening, join your fellow travellers and tour leader for a welcome dinner to kick off this epic journey. Saúde!

Accommodation: Hotel Mirador or similar, Rio de Janeiro

Meals included: dinner

Day 3

Rio de Janeiro

After breakfast, embark on a full-day tour of Rio de Janeiro, led by a local guide. As one of Brazil’s most popular tourist destinations, Rio offers the perfect combination of sea, mountains and forests. With the assistance of the coach, drive main avenues and follow pedestrian paths on foot to explore the city at large. On the list of iconic attractions, today are Christ the Redeemer statue on top of Mount Corcovado, the Santa Teresa neighbourhood, and the famous Escadaria Selaron staircase. Over lunch, the guide will help you to find an authentic local meal on the cheap. Tonight, head into town and kick back with a drink. Or join the optional group excursion to experience Rio’s nightlife.

Accommodation: Hotel Mirador or similar, Rio de Janeiro

Meals included: breakfast

Day 4

Rio de Janeiro

Sleep in this morning and spend the day in Rio as you wish, or join the optional Rio Plus tour to explore more of the city. Sugarloaf Mountain is a remarkable natural attraction and offers one of the most impressive views of Rio. Take the modern cable car all the way to the top, led by a local expert, and get breathtaking 360-degree views of the city, Christ the Redeemer statue and surrounding beaches. Then explore downtown Rio and its major cultural and colonial sights. See the Museum of Tomorrow, the Sao Bento Monastery, Kobra Mural and La Candelaria on the go. In the evening, you can head out to explore some more or stay in to relax.

Accommodation: Hotel Mirador or similar, Rio de Janeiro

Meals included: breakfast

Day 5

Rio de Janeiro Paraty

Departing Rio, drive down the Costa Verde (Green Coast) of Brazil. In the morning sun, capture views of the Atlantic Ocean and dense jungle stretching back miles from the coast. Disembark in Paraty, a beautiful colonial port town. Check into your hotel and set out to follow a local guide for a brief orientation tour along cobbled streets and through 17th-century colonial houses. Beauty everywhere! This evening is yours to spend at your leisure. Alternatively, join in on an optional experience to dine at a local hand-picked restaurant.

Accommodation: Pousada do Príncipe or similar, Paraty

Meals included: breakfast

Day 6

Paraty

The day is yours to explore as you wish - no schedule to speak of. As part of the Serra da Bocaina National park, Paraty is surrounded with steep valleys, beautiful mountain scenery, beaches, islands and waterfalls. Pure paradise for any nature-lover! You might want to take part in an optional Passeio de Escuna Boat trip or 4x4 Jeep tour. In the historic old town, gorgeous buildings, cobbled lanes and churches tell the stories of Portuguese colonialism. Wholeheartedly embrace this opportunity; mingle with the locals, get lost and take a dip in the Atlantic Ocean. Definitely try a Jorge Amado cocktail! It's made with a rare type of Brazilian spirit Cachaça, which one can only find here in Paraty.

Accommodation: Pousada do Príncipe or similar, Paraty

Meals included: breakfast

Day 7

Paraty São Paulo

This morning after breakfast we continue our journey to the megacity of São Paulo where we’ll spend one night. Welcome to Brazil’s most populous city and buzzing financial hub! Upon arrival, set out on a guided coach tour with a local guide to find out more about São Paulo. Also, visit the famous Mercadão (a sprawling food market). If you like food, you’ll love this place! Spend some time browsing the fresh local products and other market foods like fruit juice and pastries, codfish and the well-known Mortadella sandwich. After a full day of exploring, settle in at the hotel early this evening. You have the option to have dinner at the hotel tonight.

Accommodation: Sleep Inn or similar, São Paulo

Meals included: breakfast

Day 8

São Paulo Foz do Iguaçu

Rise and shine! Take the shuttle to the Guarulhos Airport to board a flight to the Brazilian city of Foz do Iguacu. As soon as you arrive, head to the Iguaçu falls inside the Iguaçu National Park to explore! Iguaçu, Iguazu or Iguassu are all collective names for the waterfalls in the south of Brazil. The word "Iguazú" is derived from the name the falls was once given by the native Guarani tribe. If translated 'I' means "water" and 'ûasú' means "big". This is the largest waterfall system in the world. Once inside (entry is included) you get the most incredible panoramic views of the waterfalls. There is even a pathway with viewpoints that take you to the very foot of the falls. After the tour, head back to the hotel. This evening includes a group dinner with a Brazilian barbecue on the menu!

Accommodation: Foz do Iguacu Hotel or similar, Iguaçu

Meals included: dinner

Day 9

Iguassu Falls free day

If you wish, spend today at your leisure in Foz do Iguacu. You can choose to book a thrilling helicopter flight over the falls, or visit to the bird park in Foz do Iguaçu. Parque das Aves is home to 150 species of birds, including owls, toucans, flamingos and macaws. Alternatively, join your tour leader and a local guide on a day trip to Paraguay. Departing after breakfast, cross the Ponte Internacional da Amizade (‘International Bridge of Friendship’) over the Paraná River to enter Ciudad del Este in Paraguay. Explore a new city and country as you visit the many shops and markets around. As part of the trip, visit the Itaipú Dam, one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World and the world’s largest hydroelectric power plant. Also, see the Monday Waterfall (Saltos del Monday) inside the lush Monday Municipal Park. The trip to Paraguay ends late in the afternoon before heading back to the Brazil side of the falls for the rest of the evening. Tonight you can choose to partake in a spectacular, world-famous Rafain show and dinner experience.

Accommodation: Foz do Iguacu Hotel or similar, Iguaçu

Meals included: breakfast

Day 10

Iguassu Iguazu

One more day in the Iguazu falls region! You have the option to join a guided tour to the Argentinian side of the Iguazu Falls. This side of the border offers the incredible opportunity to see the falls up close and walk the walkways surrounding by the untamed beauty of nature. The tour includes a chance to explore the very essence of the Iguazu National Park and explore the waterfalls and forest. Expect train rides (on a train powered by natural gas), as well as walks on the various wooden walkways: the Lower Trail, Upper Trail, and Devil’s Throat.

It's an experience you can't quite get enough of: to marvel at the falls, hear the roar of the surging water and feel the mist on your skin. To see the most dramatic part of the falls you can join the Great Adventure optional that takes you to the foot of the great San Martin waterfall. Back in Foz do Iguaçu this evening, join a home-made Brazilian dinner experience.

Accommodation: Foz do Iguacu Hotel or similar, Iguaçu

Meals included: breakfast and dinner

Day 11

Iguassu Falls Buenos Aires

Wake up early and leave after breakfast for the Puerto Iguazu airport. We’re heading for the “Paris of South America” - Buenos Aires. There’s no lunch stop included today, so be sure to stock up on snacks at the airport. Get transferred to the hotel on arrival, mid-afternoon. Today is the first of three days in Buenos Aires, so start exploring, or take it easy to charge your batteries. Dinner is included tonight at a restaurant around the corner from the hotel.

Accommodation: Imperial Park Hotel or similar, Buenos Aires

Meals included: breakfast and dinner

Day 12

Buenos Aires Full Day

Today we explore the eclectic Buenos Aires, Argentina’s capital. After breakfast, join the Buenos Aires City Tour with a local guide to discover the city’s major sights and neighbourhoods. By the end of the day, you’ll be able to tick off these sights from your list: the famous Buenos Aires Obelisk, the widest South American avenue: Avenida 9 de Julio, the administrative centre of the city, Plaza de Mayo, the colourful La Boca, the cobblestoned foundational San Telmo and Recoleta cemetery. After the tour, you are free to hunt down a local meal of your choice. Be it a saucy steak or delicious pizza, Buenos Aires is known for its culinary delights. Be sure to break for “té” or “merienda”, the Argentinian version of afternoon tea. Portenos, as the locals are known, take it with Mate (the local tea made with yerba mate) or coffee and alfajores (cake filled with dulce de leche). This evening you have the option to join the party for dinner and Tango show.

Accommodation: Imperial Park Hotel or similar, Buenos Aires

Meals included: breakfast

Day 13

Buenos Aires

Today’s schedule is clear like the Argentine skies. Take your pick of a bunch of things to do in this booming Argentinian capital. Roam around the city, go for a tango lesson, or look for street art and graffiti. You can choose a day trip to visit a classic guest ranch (estancia) located in the untamed countryside of Buenos Aires. ‘Gaucho’ is the name for an Argentinian cowboy (also a national icon) and these cattle stations play a big part in Argentine economy and culture. A visit to this local ranch will give you a chance to witness the unique Estancia culture, taste the excellent food they cook here and see local folk dances. As always, you will be welcomed with open arms by the locals. Tonight there’s a group dinner booked at a local Argentinian restaurant. It might be late by the time we eat, because here we like to do as the locals do…

Accommodation: Imperial Park Hotel or similar, Buenos Aires

Meals included: breakfast

Day 14

Buenos Aires Mendoza

Take a morning flight westward to the base of the Andes Mountains and the city of Mendoza. You are now in the heart of Argentina’s wine capital with more than 150,000 hectares of vineyards in the region. Arriving in the early afternoon, immediately head out on a tour of the local wineries. The tour will showcase why Mendoza is one of the wine capitals of the world and give you the opportunity to taste the local wine. With the Andes mountain range lined up in the distance, the views are just to die for. This evening you have the option to head to the city centre’s beautiful plazas for dinner. You’re sure to feel relaxed as you take in the laid-back pace, fresh air, and mountain vistas with a glass of Malbec in hand.

Accommodation: Hotel Crillon or similar, Mendoza

Meals included: breakfast

Day 15

Mendoza Santiago

There’s a long day of travel ahead of us as we make our way to Santiago from Mendoza today. The road takes us over the Andes mountains and past the highest mountain in South America (and the Western hemisphere), Aconcagua. Stop for breaks and breathtaking views in the mountains en- route. Cross the border and arrive in Santiago, Capital of Chile, in the late afternoon. This evening you are invited to a group dinner.

Accommodation: Hotel Providencia or similar, Santiago

Meals included: breakfast and dinner

Day 16

Santiago

Hola, Santiago! After breakfast at the hotel this morning, take a locally guided tour of the city. As the beating heart of Chile, Santiago has a long list of attractions to see. On this tour, we’ll cover Santiago’s downtown area, the famous Alameda main avenue, Plaza de Armas, Santiago Cathedral and the Central Market. We’ll also get to Bellavista district, known for its bohemian history and San Cristobal Hill. The tour will finish around lunchtime and the afternoon is yours to explore at your leisure. This evening you can choose to join a group dinner at a local spot in town.

Accommodation: Hotel Providencia or similar, Santiago

Meals included: breakfast

Day 17

Santiago

Today you have a clear schedule to explore Santiago exactly as you wish. Santiago offers various options that vary from cultural activities to nearby wineries and excellent foodie experiences. You have the option of a day trip to visit Valparaiso and Viña del Mar. Depart after breakfast and travel to the captivating Pacific coast of Chile. Visit the coastal city of Valparaiso, a friendly and colourful village and UNESCO World Heritage site. Then head north, with lovely scenery at every turn, and find yourself in the resort city of Viña del Mar. This is another sparkling seaside village famous for its gardens, beaches and museums. Tonight you can pick and choose where you’d like to sit down for dinner. Perhaps in the hippy Bellavista district?

Accommodation: Hotel Providencia or similar, Santiago

Meals included: breakfast

Day 18

Santiago  San Pedro de Atacama

Today we make our way to the desert for a whole new experience! Board a transfer to Santiago Airport after breakfast and grab a flight to the mining city of Calama in northern Chile. After arriving in Calama, travel by coach to San Pedro de Atacama, enjoying the Atacama Desert views passing by. The landscapes are dramatic and other-worldly. On arrival, we'll take an orientation tour followed by some free time for lunch, before checking into our hotel. Then take a trip just outside the town to Moon Valley. Welcome to the driest desert in the world! Tonight you can roam free at your leisure. You have the option to join your tour leader for dinner and/or a late-night stargazing tour for any keen astronomers.

Accommodation: Hotel Don Raul or similar, San Pedro de Atacama

Meals included: breakfast

Day 19

San Pedro de Atacama Bolivia

Take an early morning drive (with breakfast packed for the road) to get to the Bolivian border. Here we get adventurous and jump on 4x4 vehicles - our transport for the next three days. Head further into Bolivia to be enthralled by the immense natural beauty of this part of South America. It’s all different-coloured lagoons, windswept deserts, and even flocks flamingos out here.

If there’s enough time, there might be an opportunity to jump in the Polques hot springs and bathe in the healing thermal waters (so pack some swimwear in your day bag). At day’s end, we make it to our homestay, where a local family will host us and greet us with traditional food. This is a great opportunity to experience and appreciate how these local communities live in this isolated yet beautiful environment.*                

* Due to the remoteness and limited accommodation available in this region, please note that we will be staying in basic, multi-share rooms with limited hot water and simple amenities. Please be mindful of the fact that the level of accommodation is quite different to the normal hotel standards offered throughout the rest of the tour.

Accommodation: Bolivian Desert Homestay

Meals included: breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 20

Bolivian Desert

After breakfast, we jump back into our 4x4 vehicles and continue our incredible journey through southern Bolivia. Today, we’ll visit Laguna Hedionda, famous for the resident flamingo population as well as Laguna Canapa and Laguna Honda. Later in the day, after a picnic lunch, we’ll catch a glimpse of Ollague Volcano, which provides a fantastic backdrop against the rugged landscapes of the desert. We'll also travel to the Uyuni Train Cemetery - an area with abandoned trains from the early 20th century after the local mining economy collapsed. This evening, our second and final night in the desert has us staying with another local family at their humble homestay accommodation.

Accommodation: Bolivian Desert Homestay

Meals included: breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 21

Uyuni Salt Flats

After breakfast, join in on a full-day exploration of the Uyuni Salt Flats - one of Bolivia’s most famous attractions. With the aid of a local guide and the assistance of 4x4 vehicles, travel to the very heart of the salt flats and back. Salar de Uyuni is one of the largest salt flats in the world and becomes a natural mirror in the rainy season. We’ll visit the tiny village of Colchani to learn about the importance of salt for the local people here, before heading towards Incahuasi Island, an oasis in the middle of the Salt Flats that is covered in huge cacti. Arriving at our Uyuni hotel at the end of the day, the rest of the evening is yours to spend as you wish.

Accommodation: Hotel Girasoles or similar, Uyuni

Meals included: breakfast and lunch

Day 22

Uyuni La Paz

We leave Uyuni behind and fly north to the world’s highest administrative capital, La Paz. Located in a deep canyon below the Andean peaks, the setting is extraordinary, with scenery straight out of a picture book. La Paz is a bustling city of contrasts where the old is merged with the new. It simply begs to be explored! Check into the hotel upon arrival and spend the day at your leisure. We have an included dinner for everyone tonight.

Accommodation: Hostal Naira or similar, La Paz

Meals included: breakfast and dinner

Day 23

La Paz

After breakfast, today, fall even deeper in love with La Paz as you set out on a city tour. Wander around beautiful squares like Plaza Murillo, and lay eyes on San Francisco Church - the most famous church in the city. Also, visit La Paz’s famous Witchdoctor's market. Round if off with a trip on the “subway in the sky” - La Paz’s cable car.

A trip to the Teleferico viewpoint offers the view of a lifetime over the city and surrounding area. After lunch, you have the option of exploring the city some more at your own pace. Or choose an optional excursion to Tiwanaku, one of the most significant archaeological sites in Bolivia. It was once a sacred centre in the Andean region. This evening, choose to find dinner in town or join the group at a local restaurant with your tour leader.

Accommodation: Hostal Naira or similar, La Paz

Meals included: breakfast

Day 24

La Paz Copacabana

Travel from La Paz along the shores of Lake Titicaca to Copacabana this morning. Lake Titicaca is located between Peru and Bolivia and is one of the highest navigable lakes in the world. Legend has it that Lake Titicaca gave birth to the sun and the moon. Upon arrival, take to the water and set out on a day trip to Isla del Sol (the Sun Island). This is the best place to find out all there is to know about the mystery and intrigue of pre-Inca myths. Travel back to Copacabana for the evening and spend the time available here as you wish.

Accommodation: Gloria Copacabana or similar, Copacabana

Meals included: breakfast

Day 25

Copacabana  Puno

Wake early and travel onward around the edge of Lake Titicaca. Soon cross the Peruvian border to arrive at the port of Puno. Puno is located on the Andean plateau of Peru and known to be Peru’s capital of folklore. The Uros islands are the main attraction in Puno and also in Peru. Upon arrival, board a traditional reed boat and get the rare opportunity to explore these floating islands. The Uru people hand-make these islands using totora reeds, located in the middle of beautiful Lake Titicaca. They maintain a traditional lifestyle away from the mainland, depending only on the lake for food. During the visit, you will see how the locals produce handicrafts, witness folk dances and taste the local food. It's a truly unique travel experience. Returning to Puno in the late afternoon and make your way to the hotel for the evening.

Accommodation: Hacienda Puno or similar, Puno

Meals included: breakfast

Day 26

Travel through the Sacred Valley

Fuel up for the long drive ahead today as we head for Peru’s Sacred Valley. Try not to doze off - the views of the Peruvian countryside are incredible! There is something noticeably spiritual about the many Inca sites all located high above 3000 meters. The first stop of the day takes you to visit the town of Pucara to see the ancient Inca ruins. Take the highest pass of the day at 4300m above sea level, La Raya. Enjoy fantastic panorama views, do some souvenir shopping at markets on the side of the road, perhaps even spot some llamas as you go. Getting closer to the Sacred Valley, stop at the ancient Inca fortress of Raqchi. Our last stop before making it to Urubamba is the “Sistine Chapel of Latin America”, the Church of Andahuaylillas. Soon arrive at the hotel, settle in and enjoy an included dinner. You’re now in the heart of the El Valle Sagrado (Sacred Valley).

Accommodation: San Agustin Urubamba or similar, Urubamba

Meals included: breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 27

Sacred Valley Full Day

Discover more secrets of the Sacred Valley today. After breakfast, take to the winding roads and head deep into the local villages and imposing mountains throughout the valley. On the way, you’ll see the most stunning Incan sites and learn more about the local culture, landscapes and Incan history. Deep in the Sacred Valley, make a stop at the town of Ollantaytambo and its incredible fortress. This was once the base for Incan ceremonies and the royal estate of the Incan Emperor. We also stop at a local marketplace where locals sell traditional Latin American handicrafts.

Enjoy exceptional glimpses into local life as you see the locals go about their business. If you buy, be sure to buy local! On the go you'll see llamas, alpacas, goats and sheep grazing by the side of the highway. Make it back to the hotel in Urubamba by the end of the day for a relaxing evening.

Accommodation: San Agustin Urubamba or similar, Urubamba

Meals included: breakfast and lunch

Day 28

Sacred Valley free day

Today is sure to be a soul-stirring highlight of the tour of South America! You have the opportunity to set foot in Machu Picchu on a fully-guided tour. It’s known to be one of the most celebrated heritage sites in South America, and perhaps even the world. The entire site lies on a mountain in the Peruvian Andes surrounded by steep cliffs and lush valleys. It’s made up of the ruins of intricate buildings, tombs, stone canals and plazas. The site is known to have been the royal estate of the Inca king, Pachacutec. Exactly why it was built or what the purpose of Machu Picchu was, no one really knows. After being forgotten for many years, it was rediscovered in 1911 by an American archaeologist. To get to this treasured location, one has to travel by means of bus, train and on foot. After a day of exploring with the local guide, make your way back to the hotel.

Accommodation: San Agustin Urubamba or similar, Urubamba

Meals included: breakfast

Day 29

Cuzco

Take one last look at the sweet scenery of the Sacred Valley, as the road leads to Cusco this morning. Stop at the fortress-temple of Sacsayhuaman along the way - another example of the ancient Inca architecture at its best. The layered walls you can see here consist of enormous rocks that were stacked to precision. Wander around in pure awe of the remains of what might have stood here once. Then take a short drive to Cusco, the former capital of the Incan Empire. Over lunchtime, look for any spot packed with Cusqueños and you'll be guaranteed a delicious meal on the cheap. This afternoon, explore Cusco on a tour with a local guide. It’s known as the bellybutton of the world and is also the longest continuously inhabited city in South America. As night falls, you can choose to attend a buffet dinner and local dance show, or take time out and spend it however you wish.

Accommodation: San Francisco Plaza Hotel or similar, Cuzco

Meals included: breakfast

Day 30

Cuzco  Lima

Board a flight to Lima from Cusco this morning. After a short flight, a city tour of Lima with a local expert will help you get your bearings. The dynamic city of Lima is the capital of Peru, boasting close to 10 million inhabitants. The city tour will cover all the top attractions like the Cathedral of Lima, the Convent and Plaza San Francisco, Plaza de Armas and more.

Accommodation: Ibis Larco Hotel or similar, Lima

Meals included: breakfast

Day 31

Lima

Enjoy a full day at leisure to explore Lima, or join a memorable full-day trip to the magnificent Paracas region on Peru’s southern coast. The day starts with an early departure from the hotel and a trip to Paracas. From here we embark on a boat trip to the Ballestas islands, known for its incredible concentration of marine wildlife. See sea lions, penguins, pelicans and dolphins up close and marvel at the spectacular views of the coast. Then take a drive to the Pisco airport to take to the sky and lay eyes on the mysterious Nazca Lines. The sheer scale of these massive geoglyphs is something that must be seen to be believed. At the end of the day return to Lima in time for dinner.

Accommodation: Ibis Larco Hotel or similar, Lima

Meals included: breakfast

Day 32

Lima Australia

The tour comes to an end today in Lima, Peru. Sit down with your fellow travellers this morning for breakfast. After saying your goodbyes, you have the option to take a transfer to the local airport. Have a safe onward journey!

Meals included: breakfast and inflight

Day 33

In transit due to Date Line

Meals included: inflight only

Day 34

Australia

Arrive home.

Meals included: inflight only

Inclusions & Exclusions


Inclusions

  • Return economy class airfare from Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide*, Perth*, Canberra*, Hobart* or Darwin* flying into Rio de Janeiro and out of Lima (*surcharge applies)
  • International flights with Qantas, LATAM Airlines or Air New Zealand (subject to availability)
  • 6 internal flights within South America
  • Roundtrip airport to hotel transfers
  • 28 nights hotel accommodation on a twin share basis with private bathroom facilities
  • 2 nights traditional homestay accommodation in the Bolivian desert
  • Meals as indicated: 29 breakfasts, 5 lunches and 9 dinners
  • Transportation by modern AC coaches
  • All ground transport in a modern, air-conditioned coach
  • Local tour escort as well as specialist city guides

 

Accommodation

Rio de Janeiro - Hotel Mirador or similar
Paraty - Pousada do Príncipe or similar
São Paulo - Sleep Inn or similar
Iguaçu - Foz do Iguacu Hotel or similar
Buenos Aires - Imperial Park Hotel or similar
Mendoza - Hotel Crillon or similar
Santiago - Hotel Providencia or similar
San Pedro de Atacama - Hotel Don Raul or similar
Bolivia Desert -  traditional homestay accommodation
Uyuni Salt Flats - Hotel Girasoles or similar
La Paz - Hostal Naira or similar
Copacabana - Gloria Copacabana or similar
Puno - Hacienda Puno or similiar
Urubamba - San Agustin Urubamba or similar
Cuzco - San Francisco Plaza Hotel or similar
Lima - Ibis Larco Hotel or similar

  

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Exclusions

  • Visas (where applicable)
  • Travel insurance (strongly recommended)
  • Optional activities listed
  • Meals not indicated in the itinerary
  • All Drinks.
  • Any additional requests.
  • Tips ( Driver, Representative & Guide) - $10 per person per day is recommended

 

Optional Activities

These are available at an additional cost.

  • Day 4: Rio Plus Day Tour for approx. AU$125 pp
  • Day 6: Paraty 4x4 Jeep Tour for approx. AU$99 pp
  • Day 6: Passeio de Escuna Boat trip for approx. AU$125 pp
  • Day 9: Paraguay Day Tour with a local guide for approx. AU$220 pp
  • Day 9: Rafain Dinner and Show Experience for approx. AU$134 pp
  • Day 10: Argentina Falls Day Trip for approximately AU$150 pp

 

Child Policy

Children that are 2 to 11 years of age are eligible for a 10% discount. 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 traveller is $4500

Looking to save on the single supplement? Join our Facebook group - Solo Traveldreamers to connect with other solo travellers or call us on 1300 350 263.

 

Extra Service

Looking to arrive early or stay late post-tour? Call on 1300 350 263 or email us at info@traveldream.com.au to inquire.

More details also available under Extra Services during checkout.

Departure Dates


OCT 2020
23 rd
Friday 23 Oct 2020  ‐  Wednesday 25 Nov 2020
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