INCLUSIONS:

  • Accommodation for 11 nights
  • Roundtrip transfers airport-hotel
  • Transportation as per itinerary
  • Meals: 8 breakfasts, 1 lunches and 1 dineer
  • Visits: half day Sugar Loaf and panoramic city tour in Rio de Janeiro, half day Brazilian side of the Iguassu Falls, half day tour Argentinian side of the Iguassu Falls, half day city tour in Lima, full day Sacred Valley tour, full day Machu Picchu tour
  • Local English speaking guides

** GROUP SIZE: Maximum of 16 passengers per group. Some shared services (tours, trains, bus transfers) are exceptions, where  the group may join a bigger group for that particular service. **

** Minimum of 2 passengers to guarantee this tour.**

Not included
Flights unless otherwise noted · Transfers unless otherwise noted · Meals unless otherwise noted · Gratuities · Beverages · Optional excursions

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DAY 1 MONDAY - RIO DE JANEIRO

Arrival in Rio de Janeiro, meet and greet and join-in transfer to the hotel with driver-guide (Spanish & English). Overnight in Rio de Janeiro.
Accommodation in Rio de Janeiro for 3 nights
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DAY 2 TUESDAY - RIO DE JANEIRO

Buffet breakfast.
HALF DAY SUGAR LOAF & PANORAMIC CITY TOUR (4 hours aprox.) – Shared service basis with driver and bilingual guide (Spanish & English):
Passengers will be picked-up from their hotel between 8:00am and 9:00am, depending on the hotel location, proceeding for a half-day tour and panoramic tour of downtown and stopping at the Metropolitan Cathedral, which was built in a pyramidal form with an internal diameter of 96 meters, and a height of 80 meters. Walk through the Aterro do Flamengo and arrive to the neighborhood of Urca where one of the largest symbols of the city is located: Sugar Loaf. You will travel all the way to the top in two stages by cable car. The first cable car takes us to Urca Hill, a vantage point 215 meters high with beautiful views of Guanabara Bay and its islands, the Rio-Niterói Bridge and Corcovado Mountain. From this stage, a second cable car takes us up to the top. At 395 meters we will enjoy splendid views of Copacabana beach, the Santa Cruz fortress and several beaches of Niterói. After riding the Cable car back down, return to the hotel.

OPTIONAL TOUR IN RIO DE JANEIRO AVAILABLE FOR LOCAL PURCHASE RIO BY NIGHT: SAMBA SHOW GINGA TROPICAL (Only on: Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturday).(Minimum of 2 passengers):
Ginga Tropical show – A multicultural Brazilian show that gathers on stage various cultures of our Tropical Country.A show that combines diversity and culture: The “Ziriguidum”, the Northeast, the Amazon and the Pampas with its Folklore. Bahia with its Capoeira, their mystical rituals and Rio de Janeiro with its incomparable bohemian Lapa, their dance halls and the performance of the legendary Tricksters and the luxurious Carnival, with fantastic drummers and beautiful dancers.

Overnight in Rio de Janeiro. (B)

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DAY 3 WEDNESDAY - RIO DE JANEIRO

Breakfast at the hotel. Day at leisure to discover this beautiful city including the wonderful beaches of Rio de Janeiro. Overnight in Rio de Janeiro. (B)

OPTIONAL TOURS IN RIO DE JANEIRO AVAILABLE FOR LOCAL PURCHASE:

HALF DAY BARRA DE TIJUCA & PANORAMIC OF OLIMPIC PARK (approx. 6 hours) – Private service with English speaking guide (minimum of 2 passengers):
The tour offers guests a better idea of the geography and topography of the city with its marvelous landscape – the city built between the sea and the mountains! Drive along a scenic road with beach views, at São Conrado beach. Continue to the Barra da Tijuca Beach – Rio’s longest beach, stretching over 18km, then finally a panoramic view of the Olympic park – the heart of the Rio 2016 Games.

HALF DAY CORCOVADO – (approx. 4 hours) – Shared service basis with bilingual guide (minimum 2 of passengers):
Passengers will be picked-up from their hotel between 8:00am and 9:00am, depending on the hotel location, proceeding for a half-day tour of Corcovado Mountain and Beaches. Board a cog train from Cosme Velho Station for a ride to Corcovado Mountain to visit one of the world’s most famous landmarks, the gigantic statue of Christ the Redeemer.

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DAY 4 THURSDAY - RIO DE JANEIRO TO FOZ DO IGUASSU

Buffet breakfast. At proper time, transfer from the hotel to the airport (join-in transfer with bilingual guide Spanish & English). Flight to Foz do Ignassu not included. Arrival in Iguassu, meet and greet and transfer to the hotel.

HALF DAY BRAZILIAN SIDE OF THE FALLS – Shared service basis with bilingual guide (Spanish & English):
Departure in vehicle heading to the National Park of the Brazilian Falls (entrance fee included). The tour starts with a visit to the Main Center of the park, where you will have the opportunity to get some hints about the local ecosystem. From there hike along the most important trail of the park where the you can enjoy an astonishing view of the waterfalls. From the local belvedere you will have a privileged sight of the both parks of the waterfalls. Return to the main point via the panoramic elevator.

OPTIONAL TOUR IN IGUASSU AVAILABLE FOR LOCAL PURCHASE:VISIT THE BIRD PARK (Extension of Brazilian side Falls; minimum of 2 passengers):
Located at the entrance of the National Park Bird Park is an ecological sanctuary, linking ecotourism with conservation. Huge nurseries provide a basic understanding of some 900 birds, 150 species. Brazilian birds predominate, but there are species from Australia, Africa and Asia represented. It also develops a recognized work of education, research and Environmental conservation. Other attractions include a butterfly nursery with approximately 25 species of reptiles, where you can see snakes and alligators from just a few meters away.

Overnight in Puerto de Iguazú. (B)
Accommodation in Puerto de Iguazú for 2 nights

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DAY 5 FRIDAY - FOZ DO IGUASSU / IGUAZU (ARGENTINIAN SIDE)

Buffet breakfast.

HALF DAY ARGENTINEAN SIDE OF THE FALLS – (approx. 5 hours) – Shared service basis with bilingual guide (Spanish & English):
Transfer ahead to Argentina side with a quick stop at customs checks. After that, the tour continues to the Tancredo Neves Bridge over the Iguassu River, which separates the border between Argentina and Brazil. Once in Argentina, take a scenic highway up to the Argentine Iguassu Park (entrance fee included) where you will have a spectacular view of the Argentinean Falls, with access to the very brink of the awe-inspiring Devil’s Throat, largest of the Argentinean Falls, including the San Martin Falls. On the way back from the falls a stop at the “Three Borders” Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay meet.Visit the upper circuit and the Devil´s Throat.

OPTIONAL WITH EXTRA COST:THE BIG ADVENTURE TOUR (Argentinean side) – Shared service: Boat (minimum 2 of passengers):
The tour combines rainforest and waterfalls. We will drive trucks into the vast wild vegetation joined by experienced guides. We will get off at the pier and board a boat to sail the Iguazú Inferior river canyon, rafting the river rapids to appreciate falls from the San Martín island peaceful backwater. Then we will visit the Tres Mosqueteros (Three Musketeers) falls, and Garganta del Diablo (Devil’s Throat) will crown the tour. Sailing the coast of the island, we will get to the next exciting point: the San Martín falls, the greatest a boat can approach.

Overnight in Puerto de Iguazú. (B)

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DAY 6 SATURDAY - FOZ DO IGUASSU TO LIMA

Buffet breakfast.

OPTIONAL TOUR IN IGUASSU AVAILABLE FOR LOCAL PURCHASE HD VISIT ITAIPU DAM PANORAMIC – Shared servives, English speaking guide – (minimum of 2 passengers):
Itaipu is the world’s largest electrical generating capacity and could be considered a technological wonder. After a 35km ride, arrival at the Itaipu Public Relations Center, for a 30-minute film presentation showing the phases of construction and operation of this engineering monument. After this visit, tour to the dam by bus and stop at different panoramic viewpoints. The spectacle of the spillway of the dam, with its huge flow of water
is particularly impressive.

Transfer out from your hotel to the Airport in Foz do Iguassu (Brazilian side) to board your flight to Peru. Flight to Lima not includes. Upon arriving in Lima, you will be picked up and taken to your hotel. Our representative will give you a documentation kit with detailed program explanation. Overnight in Lima. (B)
Accommodation in Lima for 2 nights

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DAY 7 SUNDAY - LIMA

Breakfast.

HALF DAY CITY TOUR (COLONIAL AND MODERN LIMA)
Visit the modern and colonial parts of the city of Lima the “City of Kings”, beginning in the districts of Miraflores and San Isidro. Pass by a Huaca or sacred pre-Inca site. There will then be a stop at Parque del Amor (Lovers Park) in Miraflores for its magnificent view over the Pacific Ocean. The tour also includes the Historic Centre based on the Main Square, where the Presidential Palace, the Archbishop´s Palace, the Municipality of Lima
and the Cathedral are located, as well as a visit to one of the largest colonial-era convents.

Overnight in Lima. (B)

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DAY 8 MONDAY- LIMA TO CUSCO

Breakfast.

At schedule time transfer to the airport to board the flight to Cusco city. Flight to Cusco not included.Day at leisure in Cusco.
Enjoy the charm of this beautiful colonial city that was built upon the remains of amazing Inca buildings. Do not to miss: Temple of the Sun (Koricancha), San Blas artisan’s neighborhood, the Cathedral and the Inca Fortress of Sacsayhuaman.

OPTIONAL WITH EXTRA COST: IN THE AFTERNOON, HALF DAY CITY TOUR AND RUINS AND SAN PEDRO MARKET – Shared service (minimum 2 of passengers):
You will visit the city of Cusco, known as the Imperial City and declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Here you will start your tour at the iconic San Pedro market, a local market where you can explore the colors, flavors and traditions of modern Cusco. The visit continues with the Koricancha Temple, an ancient Inca palace and cult center of the Sun God, above which the order of the Dominicans built a church, which remains standing to this day.
You will continue ascending to the Fortress of Sacsayhuaman, an impressive example of Inca military architecture. Afterwards, you will explore Q’enqo archeological site, where important Inca ceremonies took place. Finally, you will arrive to the Plaza de Armas (main square), where you will visit the Cathedral, the most important temple in the city.

Overnight in Cusco. (B)
Accommodation in Cusco for 1 night

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DAY 9 TUESDAY - CUSCO TO SACRED VALLEY

Breakfast.

FULL DAY AUTHENTIC SACRED VALLEY:
You will head to Chinchero to visit the PARWA Center, where you can appreciate beautiful textiles and even buy some to take home. After, visit the Chinchero church, which was built by the Spanish in 1607 and remains standing until today. Continue with a visit to the ruins of Chinchero, where you will find an important Inca center in which terraces and aqueducts were built. Then, you will stop at the Racchi Viewpoint, from where you will have a panoramic view of the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant. Afterwards, you will head towards the town of Ollantaytambo, where you will find the imposing Inca fortress that bears the same name. This place is of great historical importance, because it is where Manco Inca defeated the Spanish forces in 1538. Then, you will descend to the town of Ollantaytambo which stands out for still maintaining the Inca urban planning as part of his original urban layout, with some buildings and narrow stone alleys. You can tour the town and visit the local market.

Overnight in Sacred Valley. (B/L)
Accommodation in Sacred Valley for 1 night

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DAY 10 WEDNESDAY - MACCHU PICCHU TO CUSCO

Breakfast. At proper time you will board the train from Ollantaytambo to Machu Picchu (Timetables are subject to confirm).
FULL DAY MACHU PICCHU (shared services):
You are going to visit one of the most important energy centers of the world: Machu Picchu. You will be driven to the archeological site, the visit of which will be an unforgettable experience, with a professional tour guide to impart to you all the history that surrounds this mysterious and enchanting place. Once the guided tour is over, you will have some free time to explore the site on your own, to relax, or to meditate. At the agreed upon hour, you will
descend to Aguas Calientes for lunch and board the train later that afternoon for the return trip. Board train in Aguas Calientes, to Ollantantaytambo, and transfer back to Cusco (Timetables are subject to confirm).

Overnight in Cusco. (B/L)
Accommodation in Cusco for 2 nights

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DAY 11 THURSDAY- CUSCO

Breakfast. Day at leisure in Cusco. Enjoy a unique experience filled with beautiful scenery, spectacular views, small communities, and opportunities to observe local wildlife. The Adventure awaits you! Don’t miss Vinicunca Rainbow Mountain, Pallcoyo or Humantay Lagoon.

OPTIONALS WITH EXTRA COST:

FULL DAY VINICUNCA RAINBOW MOUNTAIN – Shared service (minimum 2 of passengers)::
You will leave your hotel in Cusco early in the morning, crossing the South Valley, towards Cusipata. From there, you will be transferred to Phulawasipata where you will begin your walk. After some time to prepare, you will start with the ascending route to Vinicunca, the Rainbow Mountain. The place will amaze you with its vivid colors and natural beauty. There, you will have time to take photos and fill yourself with the energy of the place. At the end of this visit,
you will walk back to the starting point. Finally, you will be taken back to your hotel in Cusco.

PALCCOYO – Shared service (minimum 2 of passengers):
Palccoyo, known as the Montaña Colorada, is a surprising natural formation that is shown along a mountain range of the Vilcanota mountain range, usually it is part of the attractions where you walk on the routes that surround the Apu Ausangate main attraction of the place. The Mount of Ausangate is considered in the Andean World as the Sacred Mountain or the Mountain Spirit and since pre – Inca times it has been a place of veneration and worship, a tradition that continues
until the present. In this opportunity we will walk towards the Palccoyo Mountain that you can reach this colorful place in a full day. In this route we will walk over 4,000 meters and along we can enjoy extraordinary landscapes, small communities, flora, and fauna typical of the area and above all we will have at all times the company of Apu Ausangate which will be seen from various points of the route.

HUMANTAY LAGOON – Shared service (minimum 2 of passengers):
You will leave Cusco early in the morning heading to Soraypampa, starting point of your trek. On the way, you will cross the city of Limatambo -located at 2100 m.a.s.l.- an important access point to the city of Cusco during the time of the Inca Empire. There you will find the archaeological remains of Tarawasi, a place that served as a resting point for those heading to Chinchaysuyo. Then, you will continue your journey along the right bank of the Apurimac River until you reach Soraypampa. From this point, you will start your trek up the mountain towards the Humantay Lagoon. Upon arrival, you will appreciate the stunning scenery of this wonderful place and enjoy the relaxing atmosphere. Before leaving, you will have time to take pictures around the lagoon. At the end of the visit, you will walk back to Soraypampa, where the transport will be waiting for you to take you back to your hotel.

Overnight in Cusco. (B)

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DAY 12 FRIDAY - CUSCO

Breakfast. At the scheduled time, you will be transferred to the airport for your flight back home. (B)

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