Best of South America

This Best of South America journey includes visits to world-famous landmarks and the popular Copacabana beach and tours of islands and ancient Inca ruins.

19 Days
Lima to Buenos Aires
From (AUD)
$ 8,895
Dates & Pricing

2019/2020 Lima > Buenos Aires

Tour Map
Tour Code:
ESAM
Duration:
19 days
Departure City:
Lima
Return City:
Buenos Aires

19 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Lima, Peru

    Bienvenido! Welcome to Lima, the capital of Peru. Transfer to your hotel. This evening, meet your Tour Director for a tour briefing.
    Two Night Stay: Lima

  2. Day 2 - Lima

    Afternoon city tour of Lima visiting and ancient pyramid, the main plaza and Santo Domingo Church. You’re Invited: Guided tour of the Larco Museum. Afterwards, enjoy dinner at the museum.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - Lima – Sacred Valley

    Fly to Cuzco, transfer to the breathtaking Sacred Valley stopping at a llama farm and textile centre and Pisac markets
    Two Night Stay: Sacred Valley

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - Sacred Valley

    Ollantaytambo walking tour. You’re Invited: Visit a community and meet the locals.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  5. Day 5 - Sacred Valley – Machu Picchu

    Take the Vistadome train to Machu Picchu, the “Lost City of the Incas” for a guided tour of the ruins.
    Overnight Stay: Machu Picchu

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Machu Picchu – Cuzco

    Board the Vistadome train back to Ollantaytambo. Return by coach to Cuzco.
    Three Night Stay: Cuzco

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  7. Day 7 - Cuzco

    Guided walking tour of Cuzco, the former capital of the Incas. Tonight, dine at a local restaurant.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Cuzco

    Today is free to explore Cuzco.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  9. Day 9 - Cuzco – Lake Titicaca

    Fly to Lake Titicaca and enjoy an excursion to the floating islands of Uros.
    Overnight Stay: Lake Titicaca

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - Puno – Lima

    Fly to Lima.
    Overnight Stay: Lima

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  11. Day 11 - Lima – Iguazú Falls, Brazil

    Fly to the World Heritage listed Iguazú Falls.
    Two Night Stay: Iguazú Falls

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  12. Day 12 - Iguazú Falls

    See the Argentinian side of the falls including the ‘Devil’s Throat’ viewpoint.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  13. Day 13 - Iguazú Falls – Rio de Janeiro

    Visit the majestic Brazilian falls before flying to Rio de Janeiro.
    Three Night Stay: Rio de Janeiro

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  14. Day 14 - Rio de Janeiro

    Tour the marvellous sights of Rio de Janeiro. You’re Invited: Visit the Sambadrome, and try on carnival costumes#. This evening, feast like a local at a Brazilian Churrascaria.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  15. Day 15 - Rio de Janeiro

    Today is free to explore Rio.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  16. Day 16 - Rio de Janeiro – Buenos Aires

    Fly to Buenos Aires, Argentina, a country rich in history and culture. With a strong European influence, Buenos Aires is wonderful city to discover.
    Two Night Stay: Buenos Aires

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  17. Day 17 - Buenos Aires

    Tour this beautiful city visiting the central square, Plaza de Mayo. Drop in to a traditional café before travelling through San Telmo and down the colourful roads of La Boca. Finish at Recoleta Cemetery, an amazing above ground cemetery. You’re Invited: This evening, soak up a tango show accompanied by a sumptuous dinner.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  18. Day 18 - Buenos Aires

    Today is free to explore Buenos Aires at your own pace.

    Discover More: Belle Epoque and Colon Theatre tour, take a Culinary tour or a Street Art tour (additional cost)

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  19. Day 19 - Buenos Aires

    Transfer to the airport for your onward flight. Chau!

    Meals Included: Breakfast

Tour inclusions

INCLUDED IN YOUR PRICE
  • The services of an Evergreen Tour Director †
  • The services of expert Local Guides
  • All tipping and gratuities included
  • Return airport transfers
  • Premium First Class hotels including all service charges and porterage
  • All intra-tour flights - as specified in the itinerary
  • Sightseeing by modern air conditioned coaches
  • Lima City Tour of colonial and modern Lima
  • Tour the Sacred Valley visiting the colourful market town of Pisac and a llama farm
  • Explore the quaint town and imposing ruins of Ollantaytambo
  • Visit the Inca fortress of Sacsayhuaman
  • Take the Vistadome Train to the famous Inca City of Machu Picchu
  • Guided tour at the mysterious “Lost City of the Incas”, Machu Picchu
  • In Cuzco marvel at the Incan, Spanish and modern architecture on a walking tour
  • Tour the fascinating floating Uros islands on Lake Titicaca
  • Undertake a guided walking tour of the Brazilian Falls and Argentinian Falls in Iguazú
  • Buenos Aires city sights tour of the famed “Paris of the Americas”
  • Rio de Janeiro city sights tour including Corcovado Mountain to see the famous “Christ the Redeemer” statue, and cable car up Sugarloaf Mountain

DINING HIGHLIGHTS
  • 25 superb meals including: 18 Full Breakfasts, 4 Dinners & 3 Highlight Dinners
  • Welcome dinner at the superb Larco Museum
  • Traditional Brazilian Churrascaria dinner in Rio de Janeiro

YOU’RE INVITED
  • Learn of Inca and pre Inca cultures followed by a dinner at the Larco Museum in Lima
  • Interact with and learn from students at a local school in the Sacred Valley
  • Tango show and dinner in Buenos Aires

Pricing & Availability