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Best of South America

(15 Days)

Lima | Yucay | Cusco | Puno | Iguassu | Buenos Aires | Rio de Janeiro

Dates

06.01.2018 20.01.2018 17.02.2018 03.03.2018
31.03.2018 07.04.2018 12.05.2018 19.05.2018
09.06.2018 14.07.2018 18.08.2018 08.09.2018
22.09.2018 13.10.2018 24.11.2018 04.01.2019
18.01.2019 01.02.2019 08.02.2019 15.03.2019
29.03.2019 26.04.2019 10.05.2019 24.05.2019
07.06.2019 28.06.2019 05.07.2019 06.09.2019
20.09.2019 11.10.2019 15.11.2019

Description

Please note: from January 2019 the tour will start in Lima on Fridays, with slight changes in the itinerary. The travel time remains the same. If you are interested in our new itinerary please contact us!

Day Routing
01 Sat Lima

Arrival in Lima and transfer to the hotel.

02 Sun Lima - Cusco - Yucay

Flight to Cusco and Transfer to the hotel located in the Sacred Valley. On the way visit the sanctuary Cochauasi Wasi, the authentic market “Mercado de Urubamba” and have lunch in a typical restaurant.

03 Mon Yucay

Optional half-day excursions in the morning:
Optional: Visit of the traditional Pisac Market
Optional: Excursion to Moray and the Salt Mines of Maras
Optional: Rafting on the Urubamba river
Optional: Biking Tour Yanahuara in the Sacred Valley
Optional: Hiking from Ollantaytambo to Cachicata
In the afternoon visit of the ruins of Ollantaytambo.

04 Tue Yucay - Machu Picchu - Cusco

Full day excursion by Vistadome train to visit the Incan site of Machu Picchu including guided visit. Return by bus and train to Cusco.

05 Wed Cusco

Half day city tour including the ruins of Sacsayhuamán.

06 Thu Cusco - Puno

Full day bus tour from Cusco to Puno (Seat-in basis). Visit of Andahuaylillas, Racchi and Pucara en route incl. lunch.

07 Fri Puno - Lima

Full day boat excursion on Lake Titicaca (seat-in) to visit the Uros floating Islands and Taquile Island, incl. lunch. Afterwards transfer to Juliaca airport and flight to Lima.

08 Sat Lima

City tour including San Francisco Monastery and Larco Herrera Museum.

09 Sun Lima - Iguassu

Flight to Iguassu and transfer to the hotel.

10 Mon Iguassu

Visit of the Argentiean and the Brazilian side of the falls.

11 Tue Iguassu - Buenos Aires

Flight to Buenos Aires and transfer to the hotel.

12 Wed Buenos Aires

Half day city tour through Buenos Aires.
Optional: Half day excursion to the Tigre Delta
Optional: Tango show and dinner at "Viejo Almacén"

13 Thu Buenos Aires - Rio de Janeiro

Transfer to the airport and flight to Rio de Janeiro. Transfer to the hotel.

14 Fri Rio de Janeiro

Half day city tour including visit of the Sugar Loaf and the Corcovado.
Optional: Rio by night - Samba Show

15 Sat Rio de Janeiro

Transfer to the airport and departure flight or post-tour.

Extensions

For individual extensions we recommend the follow Pre-tours ex/to Lima:
"Iquitos, Amazon"
"Northern Peru"
"Paracas & Nazca"

or Post-tours:
"Hotel in Rio de Janeiro"
"Beach extension Buzios"
"Manaus, Amazon"
"Pantanal"
"Florianopolis"
"Brasilia"
"Chapada da Diamantina"
"Recife"

or request any further customized extension package.