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Mystic Of The Andes

(14 Days)

Buenos Aires | Iguassu | Salta | Purmamarca | Lima | Cusco | Sacred Valley

Day Routing
01 Buenos Aires

Arrival in Buenos Aires. City Tour to visit the colourful La Boca district, the famous May Square, modern Puerto Madero and beautiful Recoleta.

02 Buenos Aires

Day at leisure.  Optional visit of the Tigre Delta or visit of a Tango Show inclusive dinner at El Viejo Almacen Show house (seat-in without guide).

03 Buenos Aires - Iguassu

Flight to Iguazú. Half day visit of the Brazilian side of the falls with views of the full scale of the cascades.

04 Iguassu

Full day excursion to visit the Argentinean side of the famous Iguazú waterfalls, including the Devil’s Throat with the highest continuous fall. Optional excursion Great Adventure, a boat navigation on the Iguazu river for a direct and wet contact with the mighty Iguazú.

05 Iguassu - Salta

Direct flight with LATAM to Salta, one of Argentina's most picturesque cities. Half day city tour with drive up to San Bernardo Hill and visit of the Art and Crafts market.

06 Salta - Purmamarca

Full day excursion to the city of Purma with its ancient church and the „Hill of 7 colours“, one of the highlights of the Quebrada de Humahuaca. Transfer to Salinas Grandes, a spectacular salt flat in the remote part of the Puna.

07 Purmamarca - Salta

Visit the Quebrada de Humahuaca, one of the most fascinating gorges in South America with colourful rock formations, craggy rocks and beautiful panorama.

08 Salta - Lima

Flight to Lima. City tour with drive along the modern districts, the coastline and visit of the historical centre with the Monastery of San Francisco and the Lima Art Museum (MALI), presenting the most extensive collection of Peruvian art from Pre-Columbian times.

09 Lima - Cusco - Sacred Valley

Flight to Cusco. Upon arrival, pick up and scenic drive to the Sacred Valley. On the way visit of Awanakancha, a weaving cooperative to see the traditional weavers, Llamas, Alpacas, Vicunas and Guanacos. Guests explore the traditional market of Pisac. In spite of its popularity, the market still retains its local charm.

10 Sacred Valley

Visit of the Chichubamba community and explore the everyday life, learning activites such as the creation of ceramics, producing artisanal chocolate and the process of textile art among other activities. Choose 3 activities from the list and enjoy them! Lunch with locals is included. In the afternoon, visit the fortress of Ollantaytambo, an important Inca site.

11 Sacred Valley - Machu Picchu - Cusco

Transfer to Ollantaytambo station to take the Vistadome train to Machu Picchu. Re-discovered in 1911 by Hiram Bingham, Machu Picchu is the only known Inca city to remain intact. Guided tour of the citadel's agricultural terraces, houses and temples. In the afternoon, return to Cusco by train and bus.

12 Cusco

Half day city tour including visit of the Plaza de Armas, which was once the exact centre of the Incan world, and the cathedral, built on the ruins of the ancient Inca Palace and borders on other churches on both sides. Proceed to Sacsayhuaman, an Inca fortress located above Cusco. Another highlight will be the San Pedro market with a wide variety of Andean products.

13 Cusco

Day at leisure to explore the city.

14 Cusco - Lima

End of the roundtrip. Flight to Lima for the international homebound flight or individual extension program.