|Peru and Brazil Tour
(20 days, 19 nights)
Day 1: Lima
Arrival in Lima, reception and transfer to a four star hotel.
Day 2: Lima City tour of Lima including a guided visit to the Cathedral, the Main Square and the San Francisco Catacombs.
Day 3: Ballestas Islands
We visit the Paracas National Reserve and Ballestas islands. Commonly referred to as the "little Galapagos", here you will see an amazing concentration of sea birds and sea lions in their natural habitat.
Day 4: Nazca Lines
Today we fly over the spectacular Nazca lines, gigantic drawings and figures which are over 2000 years old.
Day 5: Arequipa
City tour of Arequipa, the "white city", including the 16th century convent which is built entirely of volcanic lava.
Day 6: Colca Canyon
After breakfast, we drive through some wonderful scenery towards the Colca canyon, where we shall see groups of wild alpacas,
vicuņas and guanacos.
Day 7: Arequipa
An early start to visit the Colca canyon, the second deepest canyon in the world (the deepest canyon lies only a few kilometres from here). We shall also have an opportunity to see the huge condor, the largest flying bird.
Day 8: Cuzco
Flight to Cuzco, the ancient capital of the Incas. Guided tour of Cuzco including the Inca fortress of Sacsayhuaman.
Day 9: Sacred Valley
Excursion to Urubamba, the sacred valley of the Incas and to the ancient Inca market of Pisac.
Day 10: Machu Picchu
Train journey to Aguas Calientes and a full day's guided tour of Machu Picchu, the most spectacular ancient city in the world.
Day 11: Lima - Rio de Janeiro
Return to Lima for the connecting flight to Brazil. Transfer to your hotel.
Day 12: Rio de Janeiro
Free day at leisure.
Day 13: Rio de Janeiro
Tour of Rio including a visit to Sugar loaf mountain and Cristo de Redentor on Corcovado.
Day 14: Iguazu
After breakfast, transfer to the airport for the flight to Iguazu. Transfer to the hotel.
Day 15: Iguazu
Full day tour of the fabulous Iguazu falls (Brazilian side), the most voluminous falls in the world and more than three times the width of the Niagara falls. The tour also
includes a "Macuco Safari" and exhilirating boat ride on the Parana river, towards the Iguazu falls themselves.
Day 16: Iguazu
Full day tour of the Iguazu falls (Argentinian side).
Day 17 - 19: Iguazu - Campo Grande (Pantanal Tour)
Flight to Campo Grande in the centre of Brazil for a fabulous, full board, all-inclusive tour of the Pantanal, the largest wetlands in the world.
Lodging at an ecological refuge, this wonderful tour includes horseback riding, nocturnal outings, treks and boat tours.
The Pantanal is home to a huge diversity of wildlife, including the hyacinth blue macaws, jabiru woodstorks, toucans, anacondas, anteaters, caiman, howler monkeys, capybaras and jaguars.
Day 20: Campo Grande - Rio de Janeiro
Return flight to Rio de Janeiro for your connecting flight home.
You may extend your tour to Salvador, the historical city of Brazil, to Manaus, in the heart of the Amazon or just for a few days on the beach either in Rio of further south in Florianopolis.
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