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HIGHLIGHTS OF SOUTH AMERICA

SOUTH AMERICA

Day 1: Australia – Lima. Fly from Australia to Lima via Santiago. Transfer from airport to hotel.
Accommodation: La Hacienda, Miraflores (or similar) – 2 nights

Day 2: Lima. At leisure. (B)

Day 3: Lima – Cusco – Yucay. Transfer from hotel to airport. Fly from Lima to Cusco. Upon arrival transfer to the hotel located in the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Enroute visit a local community and the chance to see Pumas, Condors and Aras. Continue to the Mercado de Urubamba, an authentic local market where the rural people barter for agricultural products and animals. (B)
Accommodation: Hotel Sonesta Posada del Inca Yucay, Yucay (or similar) – 2 nights

Day 4: Yucay – Ollantaytambo. Morning at leisure to enjoy a range of optional tours. This afternoon continue to the Inca archaeological ruin site of Ollantaytambo, visit the town, the shrines and the fortification with its stairs to the sky. (B)

Day 5: Yucay – Machu Picchu – Cusco. Full day Machu Picchu tour by train and bus. (B)
Accommodation: Hotel Eco Inn, Cusco (or similar) – 2 nights

Day 6: Cusco. Morning half day city tour including; the Plaza de Armas, the old town, and Sacsayhuaman. Afternoon at leisure. (B)

Day 7: Cusco – Puno. Full day bus journey from Cusco to Puno, travelling through the Peruvian highlands along snowcovered peaks, passes of up to 4.300m above sea level and then down to Puno, which is right on Lake Titicaca. (B,L)
Accommodation: Hotel Jose Antonio, Puno (or similar) – 1 night

Day 8: Puno – Lima. Full day excursion on Lake Titicaca to visit the Uros floating islands. Continue to Taquile Island where you find numerous pre-Inca and Inca ruins and Inca terracing. A typical lunch at Taquille Island is included. Transfer from the hotel to the airport. Fly from Puno (Juliaca) to Lima. Upon arrival met and transferred to the hotel. Afternoon city tour including San Francisco Monastery and Larco Herrera Museum. (B)
Accommodation: Hotel La Hacienda Miraflores, Lima (or similar) – 2 nights

Day 9: Lima. Morning at leisure. Afternoon city tour including San Francisco Monastery and Larco Herrera Musuem. (B)

Day 10: Lima – Iguassu. Transfer from hotel to airport. Fly Lima to Iguassu. Met and transferred to the Hotel. (B)
Accommodation: Hotel Recanto Park, Iguassu Falls (or similar) – 2 nights

Day 11: Iguassu. Visit the Brazilian and Argentine side of the falls. (B)

Day 12: Iguassu – Buenos Aires. Transfer from hotel to airport. Fly Iguassu to Buenos Aires. Transfer from airport to hotel. This evening is at leisure or book an optional Tango Show (own expense). (B)
Accommodation: Hotel Broadway Suites, Buenos Aires (or similar) – 2 nights

Day 13: Buenos Aires. Half day city tour of Buenos Aires. (B)

Day 14: Buenos Aires – Rio de Janeiro. Transfer from hotel to airport. Fly Buenos Aires to Rio de Janeiro. Met and transferred to the hotel. (B)
Accommodation: Hotel Windsor Plaza Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro (or similar) – 2 nights

Day 15: Rio de Janeiro. Full day city tour including Sugar Loaf & Corcovado. (B)

Day 16: Rio de Janeiro – Santiago – Australia. Transfer from hotel to airport. Fly Rio de Janeiro to Australia via Santiago. (B)

Day 17: Inflight.

Day 18: Arrive Australia.

Price Includes:

  • Economy class airfares from Australia to Lima via Santiago and return from Rio de Janeiro to Australia via Santiago with Lan Chile.
  • Economy Class airfares from Lima to Cusco, Juliaca to Lima, Lima to Iguassu Falls, Iguassu to Buenos Aires, and Buenos Aires to Rio de Janeiro with Lan Chile, TAM and Iberia.
  • Accommodation, tours, meals and transfers as indicated in the itinerary.
  • Entrance fees to San Francisco Monastery Lima, Larco Herrera Museum Lima, Cathedral & Koricancha, Vistadome Ollanta/Aguas Calientes/Ollanta, Machu Picchu Entrance Fee, Aguas Calientes-Machu Picchu, Racchi, Pucara,Maras, Uros Floating Islands, Taquile Island.
  • *Prepaid taxes. Subject to alteration until final payment has been received by our office.

Note:

  • *Prices are correct at time of printing but are subject to availability, currency fluctuations and surcharges and are only guaranteed when paid in full.
  • Guaranteed departures with a minimum of 2 passengers.
  • Single supplement: $1425 per person. Ask about our companion register.
  • #Departures from cities other than Sydney may need to depart one day earlier and require an overnight in Sydney on the return leg (own expenses) due to flight connections.
  • Optional tours not included