Splendours of South America
• Lima • Cuzco • Sacred Valley of the Incas • Machu Picchu • Iguassu Falls • Rio de Janeiro • Buenos Aires
This two week tour covers the main highlights of Peru including the 'Lost City of the Incas', the beautiful Sacred Valley and the wonderful Inca capital of the World, Cuzco. The mighty Iguassu Falls are enjoyed from your hotel situated inside the National park right at the falls. Then it is onto magical Rio de Janeiro for a few days before ending in elegant Buenos Aires for shopping and a great tango performance.
Day 1: Lima Arrive Lima and overnight at the airport hotel.
Day 2: Lima > Cuzco > Sacred Valley of the Incas Fly to Cuzco. On arrival, transfer to the lower altitude of the Sacred Valley where you will stay in a delightful hotel for two nights.
Day 3: Sacred Valley of the Incas Full day tour of the picturesque valley visiting the colourful Pisac Market and impressive Ollantaytambo, scene of one of the last battles between the Spanish and the Conquistadores in the 1530's.
Day 4: Sacred Valley > Machu Picchu Travel by train to Machu Picchu for a tour of the Lost City of the Incas. Lunch will be included at a hotel right at the ruins and afterwards, there is time for further exploration. Overnight in Aguas Calientes at the base of the mountain.
Day 5: Machu Picchu > Cuzco Morning at leisure to explore the markets in town or if you wish for additional cost, to re-enter the ruins again. In the afternoon, travel by train to Cuzco.
Day 6: Cuzco Today enjoy a half day tour of Cuzco including the Temple of the Sun (Koricancha). the wonderful cathedral and the ruins of Sacsayhuaman.
Day 7: Cuzco > Iguassu Leaving Cuzco, fly to the Iguassu Falls via Lima. On arrival transfer to your hotel overlooking the Argentine side of the falls.
Day 8: Iguazu Your hotel is situated right inside the grounds of the national park very close to the falls. Today enjoy a half day tour of the Argentine side of the falls and then enjoy time to explore this beautiful place.
Day 9: Iguazu > Rio de Janeiro Cross the border into Brazil and visit the Brazilian side of the falls which offer a totally different perspective and some wonderful panoramas. In the afternoon fly to Rio de Janeiro where you will stay at a hotel situated in Copacabana Beach.
Day 10: Rio de Janeiro Full day tour of Rio including Surgarloaf Mountain and the statue of Christ the Redeemer situated on top of Corcovado.
Day 11: Rio de Janeiro Day at leisure to shop in the stylish boutiques of Ipanema or swim at one of the famous beaches.
Day 12: Rio de Janeiro > Buenos Aires Fly to Buenos Aires and on arrival transfer to your hotel very well situated in the downtown area near some great restaurants and shopping areas.
Day 13: Buenos Aires This morning enjoy a half day tour of the "Paris of the Americas". Elegant and with some wonderful architecture, you will see all sides of the city from the immigrant port area of 'La Boca' to the sophisticated embassy district of Palermo.
Day 14: Buenos Aires Day at leisure to shop or explore this amazing city. This evening you will enjoy a superb dinner and tango show.
Day 15: Buenos Aires Transfer to the airport for your onward flight.
• Economy class airfares Lima >Cuzco > Lima > Iguassu >Rio de Janeiro >Buenos Aires • Independent tour with local English speaking guides • Meet & greet at airports • Transfers & transportation • 14 nights hotel accommodation • Sightseeing, entrance fees & national park fees in Iguazu • 15 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches, 2 Dinners
Pricing (per person) $AUD
Booking conditions Please note that pricing is only valid if your international arrival flight into Lima is by LAN Airlines. If arriving on another airline please contact World Journeys for revised pricing.
Please note that pricing is only valid if your international arrival flight into Lima is by LAN Airlines. If arriving on another airline please contact World Journeys for revised pricing.