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27 Days Fully Guided Lima to Buenos Aires

 

Departure Dates:

2017: 5th May, 16th June, 4th August, 1st September 

2018: 4 May,15June,3Aug,7Sep

 

A real kaleidoscope of the Andes - Peru - Bolivia  - Brazil-Argentina

This varied adventure gives you the opportunity to explore bustling colourful Andean markets and villages of rural  Peru & Bolivia  and to discover the mysteries of the Inca Empire.   

Delight in the majesty of the spectacular Iguacu Falls, visit the Uros Indians on the curious floating Reed Islands of Lake Titicaca, marvel at the workmanship and energy of magical Machu Picchu in Peru plus fly over the mysterious Nazca lines in the desert of southern Peru.

Highlights also include spotting condors in the Colca Canyon, and the charming colonial city of Cusco – Heart of the Inca Empire.  Wonder at the remarkable monument of Sacsayhuaman, villages of Chinchero and Ollantaytambo and Pisaq.The June departure also includes the spectacular Inti Raymi Festival of the Sun near Cusco. Cross the altiplano to Lake Titicaca and experience the Uros & Sun Islands then on to La Paz.

From La Paz fly into stunning and vibrant Rio de Janeiro. See the spectacular views from Sugar Loaf Mountain and Christ the Redeemer statue, plus there is time to watch people on the famous Copacabana and Ipanema beaches.Then to the Iguacu Falls. 275 cascades fall in a wild array of spray over a winding 3km cliff face into the gorge 60metres below -. An impressive sight! End in stylish Buenos Aires where you can enjoy a tango show and an enormous juicy steak. 

There are no unpleasant surprises once you are in South America, you know before you leave exactly what this trip will cost and it is a bonus not having to dip into your money belt all the time to pay for 'EXTRAS' like some companies do.  We pride ourselves on being totally upfront before you leave. Compare our inclusions for yourself – detailed on our Trip Dossier.

We want your adventure to be as hassle-free as possible – so you can expect the following whilst planning to explore the "Andes Overland”

Cost Includes:

ALL flights within South America                          2 dinners, 2 lunches       

ALL transport (boats, buses, taxis, trains etc)      ALL accommodation with breakfasts

ALL entrance fees as per itinerary                       ALL camping fees, tents, sleeping mats on trek

ALL national park entrance fees                          ALL food during Inca Trail

ALL sightseeing as per itinerary                           ALL transfers as per itinerary                           

Services of experienced local guides Inca Trail   Farewell dinner & Tango show in Buenos Aires

Services of porters to carry gear on Inca Trail     NB: 4.5kg limit on trek, rest of gear left at hotel

Services of experienced Tour Leader                  Services of English speaking local guides

 

Does not include:

Airport Taxes & Tips allow USD200 per person

Insurance - Laundry - Personal Spending - Medical Expenses   

Tour Leaders:  

Our experienced bi –lingual Tour Leaders travel with the group departures ( subject to a minimum of 6 people travelling ) 

Accommodation:

We use comfortable  3 star hotels throughout . All rooms have your own private bathroom . Hotels are chosen for their location and service and most would have free WIFI

Tipping :

It is customary in Latin America to tip service providers such as waiters, at approximately 10%, depending on the service.  Tipping is an expected - though not compulsory - component of your tour program and an expression of satisfaction with the persons who have assisted you on your tour. Although it may not be customary to you, it is of considerable significance to the people who will take care of you during your travels.  At the start of the tour your Tour Manager will explain the tipping system and will coordinate all tipping on behalf of the group to cover the local guides, drivers and porters.

Personal Spending:

We suggest allow for US$30-40 per day to cover incidentals, laundry, meals not included

Group Size:

Groups are limited to a maximum of 15 people

Andes Overland

26 Nights / 27 Days

Machu Picchu – legendary ‘lost city’ of the Incas, Trail– follow the Inca Footsteps (optional), Nazca Lines – a huge etchings in the desert of Peru, Colca Canyon– home of the mighty Andean Condor, Cusco – Capital of the Inca Empire - a true experience, Lake Titicaca – floating reed islands and Uros Indians, La Paz– city of contrasts and colour, Isla del Sol – the birthplace of the Inca king, IguacuFalls – spectacular and simply stunning, Rio de Janeiro – vibrant and exciting, Buenos Aires – stylish ‘Paris of the South’

Abbreviated itinerary:

DAY 1: Lima

DAY 2: Lima City Tour

DAY 3: Lima - Paracas

DAY 4: Paracas - Nazca

DAY 5: Nazca - Arequipa

DAY 6: Explore Arequipa

DAY 7: Arequipa - Colca Canyon

DAY 8: Colca Canyon - Cusco

DAY 9: Cusco Tour

DAY 10: Cusco -Sacred Valley

DAY 11: Sacred Valley/Inca Trail Day 1

DAY 12: Train to Aguas Calientes /Inca Trail Day 2

DAY 13: Machu Picchu- Cusco/Inca Trail Day 3

DAY 14: Cusco free day / Inca Trail Day 4

DAY 15: Cusco - Puno

DAY 16: Uros Islands -Copacabana

DAY 17: Copacabana- La Paz

DAY 18: La Paz city tour

DAY 19: Explore La Paz

DAY 20: La Paz - Rio de Janeiro

DAY 21:   Rio  Tour

DAY 22: Rio free day

DAY 23: Rio - Iguacu

DAY 24: Iguacu Falls-Buenos Aires

DAY 25: Buenos Aires city tour

DAY 26: Buenos Aires free day

DAY 27: Depart Buenos Aires

 

Detailed Itinerary & Prices

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