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2017 Luxury Carnival Brazil and Gourmet Peru

Combine the spectacle of the Rio Carnival with all its colour and dance with a gourmet tour of Lima, the gastronomic capital of South America. Finish the tour with a visit to one of the Seven New Wonders of the World, Machu Picchu
Rio carnival - Iguazu - La paz - Uyuni Salt Lakes
15 days / 14 nights.
2017 Luxury Carnival Brazil and Gourmet Peru
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ITINERARY
Day 1 February 04. Rio de Janeiro

Arrival in Rio. Reception and transfer to your hotel, the Copacabana Palace Hotel.

Copacabana Palace Hotel

Day 2 February 05. Rio de Janeiro (B)

After breakfast, a half day private visit of the "marvelous city" including a sightseeing tour to Sugar Loaf Mountain. A two-stage cable car takes you to the top of Sugar Loaf Mountain where you will enjoy a splendid view of Rio, Copacabana Beach, and Guanabara Bay. Return to your hotel.
A visit to one of the Samba schools. This is dependent on availaiblity as they are all preparing for the Carnival.

Meals: B

Day 3 February 06. Rio de Janeiro (B)

After breakfast, a private half day visit to Corcovado, the mountain home to the world famous, Christo de Redentor statue for a magnificent 360 panoramic view of Rio. After, a trip to the Tijuca forest, a luxuriant tropical forest only minutes away from this huge metropolis. The Tijuca Forest is considered the largest urban forest in the world. It has 330 square kms of preserved Mata Atlántica (Tropical Forest), the highest mountaintops of Rio, waterfalls and hidden caves. Return to your hotel.

Meals: B

Day 4 February 07. Rio de Janeiro - Samba Parade at the Sambodrome (B)

Free morning. Tonight is "The Parade", the highlight of the Rio Carnival. This must-see show has made Rio de Janeiro the Carnival capital of the world. The Carnival world revolves around these two nights. The samba schools belonging to this group are especially magnificent and sumptuous. Ticket- Frisas 8 or 9A The two nights are similar in terms of set-up, 6 of the best 12 samba schools march on both Sunday and Monday. Doors open at 17:00, opening ceremony at 20:00, parades start at 21:00.
Roundtrip transfers included.

Meals: B

Day 5 February 08. Rio de Janeiro - Samba Parade at the Sambodrome (B)

Morning at leisure. Return for the second Parade of the Samba Schools.
Ticket- Frisas 8 or 9A. Roundtrip transfers included.

Meals: B

Day 6 February 09. Rio de Janeiro - Iguazu Falls (B)

After breakfast, transfer to the airport for the flight to Iguazu. Arrival, reception and transfer to your hotel, the Belmond Das Cataratas. Free day.

Meals: B

Day 7 February 10: Rio De Janeiro - Iguazu (B)

After breakfast, a private half day excursion to the Brazilian side of the falls, the fabulous UNESCO World Heritage Iguazu falls, the most voluminous falls in the world and more than three times the width of the Niagara Falls. The falls lie on the three borders of Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay.

Meals: B

Day 8 February 11: Iguazu Argentinean side (B)

After breakfast, we cross the border for a full day excursion. Ride on the Great Aventura, zodiac boats which go nearly under the falls themselves. Transfer to your hotel on the Argentinean side, the Sheraton.

Meals: B

Day 9 February 12. Iguazu - Buenos Aires - Lima (B)

After breakfast, transfer to the airport for the flight to Buenos Aires and connect with your flight to Lima. As you arrive into Lima airport and exit customs and baggage, you will be assisted with your luggage before escorted to your hotel in a private vehicle. Your hotel in Lima will be the deluxe Miraflores Park Hotel complete with sweeping views of the Pacific Ocean.

Miraflores Park  |   Meals: B

Day 10 February 13. Lima (All meals)

After a delicious breakfast at the observatory restaurant with spectacular views of both Lima and the Pacific Ocean, you will be met by your guide as you start your private visit of colonial and modern Lima, starting in the centre of this vibrant, metropolis. The tour will include a visit of the cathedral, dating from 1654 which still houses the remains of the conquistador Pizarro in the foyer; the Main Square, with the original bronze fountain built in 1650, the Government Palace where the President has his official residence and the San Francisco Convent, with its famous catacombs. Lima, known as the city of the kings, was founded in 1535 by Pizarro and after several devastating earthquakes was rebuilt in 1991; the same year that UNESCO declared Lima a world heritage site. One of the very few South American cities that preserve the colonial past, Lima was home to the Spanish viceroy during the time of the Spanish colonial power. Lunch at La Rosa Nautica. In the afternoon, a visit to the Larco Museum. Dinner at Centrale Restaurant.

Meals: B, L & D

Day 11 February 14. Lima (B and D)

Free morning at leisure. In the afternoon, a visit to the archaeological site of Pachacamac . Dinner at Astrid and Gaston.

Meals: B & D

Day 12 February 15. Lima - Cuzco (All meals)

After breakfast, with boarding passes in hand, you will be driven to the airport for your quick-check-in and brief one hour flight to Cuzco, the ancient Inca capital of the Incas. In Cuzco, you will be warmly welcomed and assisted with your luggage before your short private drive to the exclusive Palacio Nazarenas Hotel.
Welcome drink and check-in to your junior suite which will be oxygenated to help you relax and sleep more comfortably in the high altitude setting of Cuzco (11,600ft above sea level).
Free day at leisure. Enjoy lunch at the Map Café restaurant. Dinner will be at the Illary restaurant.

Palacio Nazarenas  |   Meals: B, L & D

Day 13 February 16. Cuzco - Machu Picchu - Cuzco (All meals)

Today you will have an early start and enjoy breakfast before your private chauffeur will take you to Poroy Railway Station in time for the boarding of the Luxury Hiram Bingham train to Aguas Calientes. The train will depart at 09.00am for the 3 ½ hour journey and you will enjoy the company of fellow travellers and guides onboard this luxury train complete with 1920s styled Pullman carriages. Each carriage has been furnished in polished wood and brass with large comfortable armchairs. The bar car is the perfect place to enjoy a cocktail accompanied by live Peruvian music. On the way to Machu Picchu, the bartender will show you how to make a traditional Pisco Sour. The observation car is furnished with large cushioned seats, making it the perfect place to sit, relax and watch the Peruvian landscape unfold as you gently ride towards Machu Picchu.
A hearty brunch will be served on-board before you arrive to Aguas Calientes train station, gateway to the lost city of the Incas.
Private bus will be waiting for all Hiram Bingham passengers. The short ride up to Machu Picchu will meander through breathtaking mountain scenery up to the ancient Inca citadel. Built by the Inca Pachacutec, and comprising stone blocks fitted with masterful precision, Machu Picchu harmoniously blends into the mountain landscape. There are many theories as to the origins behind Machu Picchu but three of the most popular ideas include a temple to the sun, a fortress against the jungle inhabitants or a sanctuary for the Incas. This fabulous city has houses, temples, warehouses, a large central square, all connected by narrow roads and steps, and is surrounded by terraces cut into the mountain side which were used for agriculture. Afternoon tea will be served before taking the private Hiram Bingham bus down to Aguas Calientes in time for the return Luxury Hiram Bingham train to Cuzco. You will enjoy dinner and cocktails onboard before arriving back to Cuzco. Welcome and private drive back to your hotel.

Meals: B, L & D

Day 14 February 17. Cuzco (B)

Free morning. In the early afternoon, enjoy an incredible tour of Cuzco including the Qoricancha temple or temple of the Sun, the Inca fortress of Sacsayhuaman overlooking Cuzco city, Qenko, Tambomachay and Puka Pukara. Your private driver will be with you at all times as you visit each part of this fascinating and ancient city.

Meals: B

Day 15 February 18. Cuzco - Lima (B)

After breakfast, transfer to the airport for the flight to Lima.

Meals: B

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2017 Luxury Carnival Brazil and Gourmet Peru Itinerary Overview:
Day 1 February 04. Rio de Janeiro
Day 2 February 05. Rio de Janeiro (B)
Day 3 February 06. Rio de Janeiro (B)
Day 4 February 07. Rio de Janeiro - Samba Parade at the Sambodrome (B)
Day 5 February 08. Rio de Janeiro - Samba Parade at the Sambodrome (B)
Day 6 February 09. Rio de Janeiro - Iguazu Falls (B)
Day 7 February 10. Rio De Janeiro - Iguazu (B)
Day 8 February 11. Iguazu Argentinean side (B)
Day 9 February 12. Iguazu - Buenos Aires - Lima (B)
Day 10 February 13. Lima (All meals)
Day 11 February 14. Lima (B and D)
Day 12 February 15. Lima - Cuzco (All meals)
Day 13 February 16. Cuzco - Machu Picchu - Cuzco (All meals)
Day 14 February 17. Cuzco (B)
Day 15 February 18. Cuzco - Lima (B)
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WHAT IS INCLUDED / NOT INCLUDED
Our Price Includes:
  • All accommodation at luxury hotels with private bathroom, including breakfast
  • Transfers in private service
  • Tours and excursions as per itinerary with local English speaking guides in private service
  • Meals as per itinerary as indicated by B,L and D
  • All internal domestic tickets in Brazil, Peru and the international flight Argentina to Peru
  • All entrance fees as indicated
Our price does not include:
  • International air tickets to and from South America
  • Meals not specified on the itinerary
  • Airport taxes
  • Personal expenses such as telephone bills, laundry expenses, beverages, etc
  • Insurance against theft, loss, illness and/or accident
  • Tips, baggage porterage and other extras not specified

2017 Luxury Carnival Brazil and Gourmet Peru - 15 days / 14 nights.

2017 Luxury Carnival Brazil and Gourmet Peru

Rio carnival - Iguazu - La paz - Uyuni Salt Lakes
15 days / 14 nights.

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