Incas, Samba & Falls

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A great option if you’d prefer to explore yourself.

Tour Overview

This whirlwind tour takes you through the most memorable sights of one of the continent’s ancient civilizations, the natural marvel that is Iguazu Falls, and the fantastic scenery and spirit of two of South America’s most beautiful cities; colourful Rio de Janeiro and sophisticated Buenos Aires in a little more than two quick weeks.

Highlights
Machu Picchu
Rio De Janeiro
Iguazu Falls
Buenos Aires

Route Map

Incas, Samba & Falls Route Map

Itinerary

DAY 1
Lima

On arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel.

DAY 2
Lima - Cuzco - Sacred Valley

Half day city tour of colonial and modern Lima. Afternoon transfer for your flight to Cuzco. On arrival transfer to your hotel located in the Sacred Valley.

Breakfast
DAY 3
Sacred Valley

Explore the Sacred Valley and learn about the customs and ancestral weaving techniques in the indigenous town of Chinchero. Continue to Moray, an impressive Inca agricultural research facility and finish at the Ollantaytambo fortress.

Breakfast, Lunch
DAY 4
Sacred Valley - Machu Picchu

Start your two-day trip to the unforgettable ruins of Machu Picchu with a train journey through spectacular mountain scenery. On arrival at Aguas Calientes town, shuttle bus to the mountain where you will be guided through this beautiful forgotten citadel, home of an incredibly advanced civilisation.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 5
Machu Picchu - Cuzco

You will have this morning free to explore the ruins at your own pace before catching the return train back to Cuzco.

Breakfast
DAY 6
Cuzco

Guided half-day tour of the ancient Inca capital of Cuzco, exploring temples, ruins and museums showcasing this wondrous civilisation.

Breakfast
DAY 7
Cuzco - Lima

Morning at leisure to wander through the cobble streets of Cuzco or explore the many museums. Transfer and afternoon flight to Lima.

Breakfast
DAY 8
Lima - Sao Paulo - Rio De Janeiro

Flight to Rio de Janeiro via Sao Paulo. Transfer to hotel. Afternoon free to explore this captivating city or lounge by the famous Ipanema or Copacabana beach.

Breakfast
DAY 9
Rio De Janeiro

Today get in touch with the heart and soul of the city on a open jeep tour exploring the most iconic landmarks of this exhilarating city. Visit the Tijuca forest, Corcovado mountain, Christ the Redeemer statue, Sugar Loaf mountain, for splendid views of the city and Guanabara bay, and finish at the beautiful Botanical Gardens.

Breakfast, Lunch
DAY 10
Rio De Janeiro

Free day to explore the city or relax by the beach. Tonight discover Rio’s nightlife at ‘Rio Scenarium’, home to a collection of furniture and antiques turned into works of art. Taste the particularly moreish porções (finger food platters) while listening to fabulous live music from the cream of Brazil’s musicians.

Breakfast
DAY 11
Rio De Janeiro - Iguazu Falls

Transfer to airport, fly to Iguazu Falls. Tour of the Brazilian side of the falls for a panoramic view of this natural marvel.

Breakfast
DAY 12
Iguazu Falls - Buenos Aires

Today you will take a guided walk along the many trails on the Argentine side of the falls, including a small train journey to the Devil’s Throat, the impressive point through which the most water flows through this magnificent cascade.  Afternoon transfer to the airport, fly to Buenos Aires.

Breakfast
DAY 13
Buenos Aires

Half day tour of South America’s stylish capital, Buenos Aires, whose architecture and boulevards are influenced by a strong European heritage. Visit the bohemian street market of La Boca, the tango barrio of San Telmo and the famous Recoleta cemetery, home to the resting place of Eva Peron. In the evening you will be taken to feast on some succulent Argentine beef and be treated to a lively dinner and tango show.

Breakfast, Dinner
DAY 14
Buenos Aires

Morning at leisure to explore this exciting city or go shopping. Afternoon transfer to the airport for your next destination.

Breakfast

Tour Inclusions

  • All internal flights based on LATAM air-pass which requires arrival into South America with LATAM. If using another carrier, price will different.
  • Accommodation in selected hotels with private facilities
  • Meals as indicated (14 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners)
  • Return economy Vistadome train to Machu Picchu
  • Transport by air conditioned vehicles
  • Comprehensive sightseeing and excursions
  • Meeting service and airport transfers
  • English speaking local guides

Tour Exclusions

  • Airport taxes and fuel surcharges (approx $79 pp)
  • Tips
  • Surcharges apply for Easter, New Years & Rio Carnival
  • Any items not mentioned as included

Tour Pricing

Incas, Samba & Falls
Single
Twin / Double
Tourist Class Hotels
$8,869
$5,746 / person
First Class Hotels
$10,629
$6,789 / person
Deluxe Class Hotels
$13,701
$8,287 / person
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