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Best of Peru & Argentina

(13 Days)

Lima | Cusco | Yucay | Machu Picchu | Puno | Iguassu | Buenos Aires

Day Routing
01 Lima

Arrival in Lima.  Lima is characterized by its historic centre, art  galleries, archeological sites and traditions. Remainder of the day at leisure.

02 Lima - Cusco - Yucay

Flight to Cusco and transfer to the Sacred Valley. Visit the Chinchero community and the Sunday market of Chinchero. Continue to “El Mirador de Racchi” for a splendid view of the Sacred Valley. Typical lunch at a local house.

03 Yucay

Morning at leisure. Optional excursions like visiting the traditional Pisac Market, Rafting on the Urubamba river, Biking tour in the Sacred Valley or Hiking from Ollantaytambo to Cachicata. In the afternoon visit of the ruins of Ollantaytambo.

04 Yucay - Machu Picchu - Cusco

Visit to Machu Picchu. This “Lost City” of the Incas lay hidden from the world in dense jungle covered mountains until 1911 and is one of the world’s archaeological jewels. Explore the mystery of this awe-inspiring place. In the afternoon return to Cusco

05 Cusco

City tour of Cusco. The contrasts of indigenous styles and the modern western world give this city its rare beauty. Visit to some ruins around Cusco, e.g. Sacsayhuaman. The beauty and monumental scale of this magnificent Inca fortress does not fail to impress its visitors.

06 Cusco - Puno

Full day panoramic drive to Puno on the shores of magnificent Lake Titicaca (seat-in). On the way visit Andahuaylillas with its Sistine Chapel of America, the temple of Wiracocha in Racchi and Puka Pukara en route inclusive lunch.

07 Puno - Lima

Full day boat excursion on Lake Titicaca to the manmade islands of Uros and the unique culture of the Taquile Island (Seat-in). Lunch included. Afterwards transfer to Juliaca airport and flight to Lima.

08 Lima

City tour of colonial and modern Lima or visit to Larco Herrera Museum. This unique museum contains a large collection of pottery from Inca and pre-Inca civilizations as well as erotic art pieces.

09 Lima - Iguassu

Flight to Iguassu. Transfer to the hotel.

10 Iguassu

Visit the Argentinian side including the Devil’s Throat with the highest continuous fall. In the afternoon, visit to the Brazilian side of the falls with views of the full scale of the cascades.

11 Iguassu - Buenos Aires

Flight to Buenos Aires. The vibrant and cosmopolitan capital of Argentina is a fantastic melting pot of South American and European cultures.

12 Buenos Aires

City Tour of Buenos Aires, the “pearl” of South America. Visit the colourful La Boca district, the famous May Square, modern Puerto Madero, and beautiful Recoleta Cemetery. Optional: Half day Tigre tour or Tango Show incl. dinner at El Viejo Almacen.

13 Buenos Aires

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