day 1 ARRIVE LIMA
Arrive Lima, transfer to the hotel, spend the rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in Lima.
day 2 LIMA SIGHTSEEING
Breakfast at the hotel. Commence sightseeing tour of Lima city. Start by exploring the districts of Miraflores and San Isidro before heading to the Historic Center. Visit the impressive Convent of Santo Domingo and walk to the Plaza de Armas to admire the exquisite colonial architecture. Next, enjoy a visit to the Chocolate Museum to learn about the high-quality of Peruvian cocoa. On the way back, stop in the Parque del Amor, to take beautiful photos of the Peruvian coastline. Overnight stay in Lima.
day 3 LIMA - CUSCO - SACRED VALLEY
After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your flight to Cusco. On arrival in Cusco, meet and greet and transfer to the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Enroute, visit Awana Kancha, a tourist complex where you can see and feed Andean llamas and Alpacas. Here you can also see locals weaving and dyeing traditional textiles. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at your hotel in Urubamba, Sacred Valley.
day 4 SACRED VALLEY SIGHTSEEING
Breakfast at the hotel. Get set to explore the Sacred Valley of the mighty Incan empire. Visit the colossal concentric terraces resembling a coliseum at Moray. All this was hewn by hand on these lofty Andean hills. The terraces recreated 20 different types of microclimates, simply mind-boggling, and they were studied to ensure the agricultural production of the empire. Then head down to millennia old salt mines. The contrasting white salt pools against the green valley make for a stunning sight. Later return to your hotel. Overnight in Urubamba.
day 5 SACRED VALLEY TO MACHU PICCHU
After breakfast at hotel, transfer to Ollantaytambo station to board the train to Aguas Calientes station to get close to the Machu Picchu. Not only is Machu Picchu a UNESCO World Heritage Site, but also counted as one of the new Seven Wonders of the World. At Aguas Calientes station you will be guided to board the coach to go up the winding road to Machu Picchu, that affords a magnificent view of the Urubamba River and its canyon. The lost city of the notable Incas, Machu Picchu, is an astonishing sight with its terraces, shrines, steps, and other built-up areas. Feel how the Incans would have built and worshipped at this remote place centuries ago. After a guided tour, lunch in one of the restaurants close to the area. Return to Aguas Calientes, where you check-in to your hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
day 6 MACHU PICCHU TO CUSCO
After a leisurely breakfast, transfer to the station to catch train back to Cusco. The journey gives you another chance to enjoy the scenic route along the Urubamba river. Upon arrival in Cusco, transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Cusco.
day 7 CUSCO SIGHTSEEING
After breakfast, embark on a tour to visit the San Cristobal Plaza to enjoy panoramic view of the city. Then Imagine how dazzling the gilded walls at the Qorikancha temple (Gold Enclosure in Quechua) would have been, before the Spanish conquest. Then it is the turn to visit the Santo Domingo Church located close by. Then take a walk from the artisans neighborhood of San Blas to the Hatun Rumiyoc street. Overnight at your hotel in Cusco. We recommend an optional excursion to the amazing Rainbow Mountain of Palccoyo.
day 8 CUSCO TO BUENOS AIRES
Breakfast at the hotel. Later transfer to the airport for flight to Buenos Aires. Arrival in Buenos Aires, transfer to the hotel and the rest of the evening at liesure to get a feel of this lively megapolis. Overnight at your hotel in Buenos Aires.
day 9 BUENOS AIRES SIGHTSEEING
Breakfast at hotel. Embark on a day tour of Buenos Aires. Visit important sites and monuments such as the Plaza de Mayo, the picturesque district of La Boca, the Obelisk representing the symbol of the Argentine capital, & the Casa Rosada where the artist Madonna performed the hit song "Don't cry for me Argentina" in 1996. The tour finishes in the neighbourhood of Palermo, known for its designer stores, restaurants, & night life. Rest of the day at your leisure. Overnight at your hotel in Buenos Aires.
day 10 BUENOS AIRES - TANGO SHOW WITH DINNER
Breakfast at the hotel. Today you embark on an excursion to Tigre River Delta by coach. Take a boat ride on the delta to see its waterfront sights, including homes on stilts and floating markets. Later in the evening experience an Argentinean Tango Show & Dinner, Traditional dance and taste some Argentinian steaks. Overnight in Buenos Aires.
day 11 BUENOS AIRES TO IGUAZU
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to airport for flight to Iguazu. On arrival in Iguazu, transfer to your hotel and the rest of the day at leisure. If the arrival time allows, we suggest a bicycle ride through the jungle. Overnight at your hotel in Iguazu.
day 12 IGUAZU FALLS - ARGENTINIAN SIDE
Breakfast at hotel. Visit the Argentinian side of Iguazu Falls by taking the train to the 'Devil's Throat' where a lookout area grants the opportunity to watch the water roar from the river and rush down an 80 meter (262 feet) sheer drop. Walk across bridges and enjoy panoramic views on offer. In addition to the tropical flora & fauna, you might also catch a glimpse of a rainbow if you are lucky. Return to the hotel and overnight stay in Iguazu.
Iguazu Great Adventure for $105
Enter the jungle by the 5 km long YacaratiÃ¡ trail in specially designed vehicles suitable for this environment. At its dock, board a boat that sails in the Lower Iguazu River for as long as 6 km, heading towards the waterfalls area, enroute enjoying plentiful rapids. Upon reaching the Tres Mosqueteros Fall, see the falls of both the Argentinian and Brazilian sides, crowned by the view of the Garganta del Diablo (Devilâ€™s Throat). Continue to the remarkable San MartÃn waterfall â€“ the sheer volume of water and the curtain of water it generates is awe-inspiring.
day 13 IGUAZU FALLS - BRAZILIAN SIDE
Breakfast at the hotel. Visit the Brazilian side of the Iguazu Falls, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the world. Enjoy panoramic views of one of the biggest waterfall systems in the world from the walking trails. Overnight at your hotel in Iguazu.
day 14 IGUAZU - RIO DE JANEIRO
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to the airport for flight to Rio de Janeiro. On arrival, transfer to your hotel and the rest of the day at leisure. We recommend a stroll along one of Rio's famous beaches - Copacabana or Ipanema. Overnight at your hotel in Rio de Janeiro.
day 15 RIO DE JANEIRO - CORCOVADO MOUNTAIN
Breakfast at hotel. Spend the day taking an included city tour of wonderful Rio, which includes a trip up to the famous Christ the Redeemer statue located on the Corcovado mountain. Towering 2,296 feet aove the peak of the mountain, the statue dominates the city's skyline and is understandably one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World. Descend from the hills to see the MaracanÃ£ stadium â€“ venue of famous sporting events including the FIFA Wolrd Cup and the Olympics. Also visit SambÃ³dromo, where the annual Rio Carnival takes place. Round-off by getting yourself clicked on the artistic Selaron Steps. Overnight stay at your hotel in Rio de Janeiro.
day 16 RIO DE JANEIRO - SUGAR LOAF MOUNTAIN
Breakfast at hotel. Today you visit one of the largest symbols of the city - The Sugar Loaf Mountain. Travel to the top on a cable car and enjoy the spectacular views of Rio-NiterÃ³i Bridge and Corcovado Mountain (the site of Christ the Redeemer statue). Get a birdâ€™s eye view of the Copacabana beach, Santa Cruz fortress and be amazed at the beauty of this fascinating city. Return to hotel. Overnight at your hotel in Rio.
day 17 DEPART RIO DE JANEIRO
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to the airport to catch your return flight.