The Best of South America

Deluxe Series

Quick Overview

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 1-2

Arrival in Lima

  • Travel day to Peru, the evening at leisure in Lima
  • Airport assistance to welcome you.
  • Overnight at the airport hotel.

In case you have a late night arrival and an early morning departure it will be more convenient to stay at the airport hotel in Lima, which is located in front of the terminal. Our local representative will welcome you and escort you to the hotel. Once you’ve settled and checked in to your accommodation we recommend resting and getting ready for your next adventure.

Days 2-7

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 7-9

Buenos Aires

  • 2 nights in Argentina’s cosmopolitan capital of Buenos Aires.
  • Explore the history, culture and passion on a private walking tour.
  • Dinner & tango show at one of Buenos Aires’ most prestigious venues.

Few cities in the world are as attractive or diverse as Buenos Aires. Filled with passion, romance, culture and history, Buenos Aires is an unforgettable and vibrant city. From old-world cafes, colonial architecture, tango, delicious food and wine; visiting Buenos Aires will keep you coming back for more. Walk through the affluent streets of Recoleta to discover why it is often called the ‘Paris of South America’, experience the traditional side of the city in San Telmo and La Boca and, enjoy the huge variety of restaurants and wine bars in the lively neighborhood of Palermo. While exploring the downtown area you’ll be surrounded by beautiful buildings and a fascinating history. As you watch one of the city’s best tango shows you’ll be swept off your feet by the passion of the tango and you’ll see why so many travelers have fallen in love with this elegant and captivating city.

Days 9-11

Iguazu Falls (Argentina & Brazil)

  • 2 nights in Puerto Iguazu on the Argentinian 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 Puerto Iguazu you’ll visit the thunderous World Wonder of Iguazu Falls on both the Argentinean and Brazilian side. 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 an unique overall perspective and is one of the best ways to explore and experience Iguazu Falls.

Days 11-13

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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