Machu Picchu, Iguazu Falls, & Rio

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This customizable South America travel experience takes you to see three World Wonders and explore beyond the authentic highlights of Brazil and Peru. The cityscape and atmosphere of Rio de Janeiro will have your feet tapping to the samba beat, the beauty of Iguazu Falls will leave you speechless and the spectacular wonders of Machu Picchu and Peru’s Inca ruins will satisfy your wildest travel dreams..

Itinerary Brief

Days 1-6

Machu Picchu & Surroundings

  • 2 nights in the Sacred Valley, 1 near Machu Picchu, 2 nights in Cusco.
  • Explore ancient Inca historical sites in the Sacred Valley & Cusco.
  • Visit the breathtaking World Wonder of Machu Picchu!

Cusco was the historical Capital of the Inca Empire and the UNESCO World Heritage Site is the perfect place to acclimatize to the altitude and explore the Inca culture and civilization. The main reason many travelers come to this part of the world is to be able to visit the ancient Inca Citadel of Machu Picchu. Sitting on top of a mountain and one of the manmade Wonders of the World, no words can describe the awe-inspiring experience of being on Machu Picchu and exploring its history through the incredible Inca ruins that can be found there.

Days 6-8

Iguazu Falls (Argentina & Brazil)

  • 2 nights in Foz do Iguaçu on the Brazilian side of Iguazu Falls.
  • Explore the World Wonder of Iguazu & stare down Devil’s Throat!
  • Visit both the Argentinean and Brazilian side of Iguazu Falls!

Bordering Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay during your stay in Foz do Iguaçu you’ll visit the thunderous World Wonder of Iguazu Falls on both the Argentinean and Brazilian side. Foz do Iguaçu is the nearest town to Iguazu Falls on the Brazilian side and you’ll enjoy a couple of nights stay in this small town. With over 270 separate falls stretching across 1.8 miles and rising up 262 ft, exploring the natural wonder of Iguazu is simply breathtaking! As you walk along the wooden jungle walkways under, over, behind and in front of the numerous waterfalls that vary in height, width and ferocity; the Iguazu Falls experience is one of the most spectacular! Seeing the Falls from both sides in Argentina and Brazil will give you a unique overall perspective and is one of the best ways to explore and experience Iguazu Falls.

Days 8-10

Rio de Janeiro

  • Unforgettable Cable Car ride to the top of Sugarloaf Mountain.
  • Admire the view of Rio standing afoot Christ the Redeemer Statue.
  • Stroll along Rio’s golden beaches sipping a fresh coconut.

From the golden beaches of Copacabana and Ipanema to the iconic landmarks of the Christ the Redeemer Statue and Sugarloaf Mountain, you’ll quickly discover why Rio is known as the ‘Marvelous City’! Whether basking under the sun during the day or watching the sunset, from dawn to dusk Rio is always putting on a spectacular show. During your time in Rio you’ll have plenty of opportunities to capture those picture perfect photos of the Christ the Redeemer Statue at Corcovado and from high above at Sugarloaf Mountain. Regarded as one of the best cities in the world to visit, Rio de Janeiro’s views are simply too good to ignore and it is a tantalizing place that will surpass every expectation!

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