Affordable Peru and Argentina Tour
12 days / 11 nights.
Arrival in Lima. Reception and transfer to your hotel. We recommend the 3 star Ferre. Upgrade to the 4 star Estelar.Day 2: Lima (Breakfast)
After breakfast, full city tour of modern and colonial Lima, declared a UNESCO world heritage site in 1991. Tour in an air conditioned bus with a bilingual guide. The tour includes a visit to the Cathedral, Main Square, San Francisco Convent and its Catacombs, and the residential areas of San Isidro and Miraflores.
Meals: BDay 3: Lima - Cuzco (Breakfast)
After breakfast, flight to Cuzco, reception and transfer to your hotel, the 3 star Los Andes. Upgrade to the 4 star Casa Andina Private Collection. Afternoon guided visit of the four ruins nearby; the Sacsayhuaman Fortress overlooking the city of Cuzco, a pre Inca architectural masterpiece; Kenko, a rock sanctuary whose main attraction is the monolithic altar representing a puma, the red Fortress of Puca-Pucara and Tambomachay, a beautiful fountain fed by a spring forming a series of basins continue to the city of Cuzco; the Main Square, the Cathedral and the Koricancha or Temple of the Sun.
Los Andes Hotel | Meals: BDay 4: Sacred Valley (Breakfast & Lunch)
Full-day excursion to Urubamba, the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Visit the village of Pisac, founded during Colonial times. On Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays the Indians barter their products, and artisans from all over the area sell their woven alpaca wool blankets and ponchos, engraved gourds, antique reproductions and jewellery. On Sundays, it is also the meeting place for the local Mayors of the region, who come dressed in their traditional costumes, to attend morning mass. After buffet lunch, a visit to Ollantaytambo, the only Inca town which is still inhabited. Explore the ruins above Ollantaytambo before returning to Cuzco via the traditional market town of Chinchero. Alternatively, you can go for a trek or go river rafting.
Meals: B & LDay 5: Cuzco - Machu Picchu (Breakfast and dinner)
Enjoy a good night's sleep before your transfer to the station for the train to Aguas Calientes. Arrival to Aguas Calientes and start your guided visit of the most spectacular ancient city in the world. This fabulous city contains houses, temples, warehouses, a large central square; and all connected by narrow roads and steps that are surrounded by terraces cut into the mountain side. After the tour, free time to enjoy this spiritual wonder. Overnight at the El Mapi.
El Mapi | Meals: B & DDay 6: Machu Picchu - Cuzco (Breakfast)
Free day to return to the site for sunrise. Free day at the site before taking the train back to Cuzco. Transfer to your hotel, the 3 star Los Andes. Upgrade to the 4 star Casa Andina Private Collection.
Casa Andina Private Collection | Meals: BDay 7: Lima - Iguazu (Argentina) (Breakfast)
Transfer to the airport for your flight to Lima and connecting flight to Iguazu. Reception and transfer to your hotel, the Sol Cataratas. Upgrade to the 4 star Esturion.
Sol Cataratas | Meals: BDay 8: Iguazu (Breakfast)
After breakfast, a visit to 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 Argentinean side of Iguazu allows for a close appreciation. Set in a subtropical rain forest reserve of over 180,000 hectares, Iguazu is home to jaguar, puma, caiman and over 400 species of bird. The tour will also include the Aventura ride, an exhilarating boat ride on the Parana River, heading towards the Iguazu falls themselves. Return to your hotel.
Meals: BDay 9: Iguazu - Brazil Side - Buenos Aires (Breakfast)
Today you will cross the border into Brazil for an excursion to appreciate a wider view of the falls. The falls lie on the three borders of Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay. Return to Argentina and take the flight to Buenos Aires. Arrival and transfer to your hotel, the 3 star Wilton Hotel. Upgrade to 4 star Marriott Plaza. Please note, all US and Canadian passport holders require a visa for this trip to Brazil.
Wilton Hotel | Meals: BDay 10: Buenos Aires (Breakfast)
After breakfast, a city tour of perhaps the most cosmopolitan metropolis in South America. Most of the population is of European descent and the city is reminiscent of Paris. It is situated on the Rio de la Plata, and as its name suggests, it is the city of good winds. The tour will include a visit to the Plaza de Mayo, the hub of the city centre and where many public buildings such as the Catedral Metropolitana can be found. At the east end, you will find the Casa Rosada presidential palace with the famous balcony from which Juan and Evita Peron greeted the masses. A visit to La Boca, Buenos Aires' most colourful neighbourhood. San Telmo, just a few blocks south of Plaza de Mayo is the artist's quarter, what some believe to be Buenos Aires' most interesting feature. Return to your hotel.
Meals: BDay 11: Buenos Aires (Breakfast)
Meals: BDay 12: Buenos Aires (Breakfast)
After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your return flight to Buenos Aires and connecting flight home.
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Affordable Peru and Argentina Tour
Lima - Cuzco -Iguazu - Buenos Aires
12 days / 11 nights.
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