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From the mystery of Machu Picchu, to the drama of Iguassu Falls and vibrant Rio de Janeiro; this trip showcases some of the major highlights that South America has to offer.
- Style: Private Tour
- Duration: 17 days/16 nights
- Starts in: Lima
Guide Price £3773
per person (based on 2 adults sharing a room)
- Amazon Rainforest
- Machu Picchu
- Iguassu Falls
- Rio de Janeiro
Day 1 Lima, Peru
Upon arrival transfer to your hotel.
Day 2 Lima
Discover colonial and Incan architecture, fascinating Pre-Columbian ruins and spend time in the charming Plaza de Armas while exploring Lima on a half day city tour.
Days 3-5 Lima to the Amazon Rainforest
Fly to Puerto Maldonado and transfer by boat to your lodge. Spend two full days exploring the magical Peruvian Amazon with a variety of exciting excursions.
Day 6 Amazon Rainforest to the Sacred Valley
Fly to Cusco and drive through the scenic countryside to the Sacred Valley, visiting the Pisac market en route.
Day 7 Sacred Valley
Explore the majestic Sacred Valley on a full day tour. Visit the Maras salt flats, the impressive Moray terraces and the striking Inca fortress of Ollantaytambo.
Day 8 Sacred Valley to Machu Picchu
Journey by train from the Andean highlands to the jungle in Aguas Calientes. On arrival a bus will take you to Machu Picchu where a knowledgeable guide will lead you on a tour of this mysterious site.
Day 9 Machu Picchu to Cusco
This morning there is time to further explore Machu Picchu before returning by train and road to Cusco.
Day 10 Cusco
See the city’s highlights and surrounding Inca ruins, including the hilltop fortress of Sacsayhuamán, on a half day city tour.
Day 11 Cusco
Today is at your leisure to further explore this enchanting city.
Day 12 Cusco to Iguassu Falls, Brazil
Fly to Iguassu. Upon arrival transfer to your hotel.
Day 13 Iguassu Falls
Visit the national parks in both Argentina and Brazil to fully experience the majesty of the falls from both sides.
Day 14 Iguassu Falls to Rio de Janeiro
Today fly to captivating Rio de Janeiro. Relax after your flight and take some time to soak up the electrifying atmosphere.
Day 15 Rio de Janeiro
Discover two of Rio’s most iconic sites with your private guide. Take the train up Corcovado and stand at the feet of Christ the Redeemer before riding the cable cars up Sugarloaf Mountain for spectacular views over the bay.
Day 16 Rio de Janeiro
Spend a full day at leisure in this vibrant city. Perhaps take a stroll along Copacabana and Ipanema beaches or explore the bohemian neighbourhood of Santa Teresa.
Day 17 Rio de Janeiro
Transfer to the airport.
Your Bespoke Tour can depart on any day you please.
per person (based on 2 adults sharing a room)
- Private transfers and a combination of shared and private sightseeing excursions
- Flights as detailed
- 16 nights hotel accommodation
- 16 breakfasts, 6 lunches & 4 dinners
- International flights
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