Day 1: Arrival in Buenos Aires
Arrive in Buenos Aires and meet your private transfer from the international airport to the hotel. Overnight in Buenos Aires.
Day 2: Half Day City Tour
Buenos Aires is undoubtedly the Latin American city that best resembles the cosmopolitan atmosphere of the big European capitals. Beyond this Buenos Aires there is another, featuring the coloured houses of La Boca and the popular Tango of San Telmo. The combination makes Buenos Aires a unique, irresistible metropolis. This tour showcases the capital’s highlights: historical development, multicultural society, football, tango, architectural heritage and the Peron era. The tour visits San Telmo, La Boca, Puerto Madero and Palermo stopping in Plaza de Mayo, El Caminito and La Recoleta. Overnight in Buenos Aires. (B)
Day 3: Fly to Puerto Iguazu
Morning private transfer from the hotel to the airport. Today you will fly from Buenos Aires to Puerto Iguazu. Overnight in Foz do Iguassu. (B)
Day 4: Half Day Excursion Iguazu Falls (Argentina)
A full day excursion to the Argentine side of the falls. We will visit the three main paths: the upper and lower paths as well as the Devil’s Throat. It will be possible to enjoy impressive views of the falls from different perspectives. Upper Path: A 45min walk during which we see the Two Sisters, Bosseti, Adam and Eve, Bernabe Mendez, Mbigua and San Martin falls from the upper part. Lower Path: A 1.5hr walk during which we have a view of the falls from right in the centre of the action where you’ll likely get a bit wet! Devil’s Throat: A small train will take us along the upper part of the Iguazu River where we find the balcony facing the most spectacular view of the Devil’s Throat. Overnight in Foz do Iguassu. (B)
Day 5: Half Day Excursion Iguazu Falls (Brazil)
Today you will visit the Brazilian side of spectacular Iguazu Falls, a UNESCO World Heritage Centre. This is where the almost 3km wide Iguazu River drops over the edge of 80m high basalt cliffs. You will gaze down on this stunning natural spectacle from the viewing platforms connected by glass-sided elevator. Overnight in Foz do Iguassu. (B)
Day 6: Fly to Lima
Transfer to the airport for your flight to Lima, Peru. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Lima. (B)
Day 7: Fly to Cusco. Half Day Excursion of Cusco City
This morning you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Cusco. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel.
This afternoon you take a tour of Cusco’s colonial centre and nearby sites. You will visit impressive Cusco Cathedral which dominates the city’s main square, the old Inka temple of Koricancha and the fortress complex of Sacsayhuaman. Also visit the outlying sites of Qenko and Puca Pucara.
Included in your programme is the Cuzco General Tourist Ticket which permits entrance to many sites around Cusco and the Sacred Valley. Overnight in Cusco. (B)
Day 8: Full Day Sacred Valley Excursion
Today you will enjoy a full day tour of the Urubamba or Sacred Valley, so named due to the number of sacred sites established by the Inka civilization. First stop will be the colourful, bustling Indigenous Market at Pisac where locals congregate to buy and sell during the main market days on Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday. In Ollantaytambo you will be taken on a walking excursion of the stunning Inka ruins which overlook the town below. Overnight in Cusco. (B, L)
Day 9: Train to Aguas Calientes. Machu Picchu Private Excursion
Today you will take a train to Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu town – and the closest access point to the sacred Inka city. Upon arrival at Aguas Calientes you will be transferred by bus to Machu Picchu for your guided tour of the site.
The enigmatic complex of Machu Picchu, the most important and beautiful legacy of the Inka, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is also included among the New Seven Wonders of the World. Return to Cusco. Overnight in Cusco. (B)
Let us know if you’d like to stay the night in Aguas Calientes so you can re-visit Machu Picchu the next day. We’ll design your programme accordingly.
Day 10: Fly to Lima
Today you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Lima to meet your international connection. Tour ends upon arrival in Lima. (B)
Price per person based on Double Occupancy.
Depart on the date of your choice.