Snapshot of South America

16 Days
Buenos Aires to Cuzco
From (AUD)
$ 7,895
Dates & Pricing

2020 Buenos Aires > Cuzco

Tour Map
Tour Code:
ESBC
Duration:
16 days
Departure City:
Buenos Aires
Return City:
Cuzco

16 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Buenos Aires, Argentina

    Welcome to Buenos Aires, Argentina, a country rich in history and culture. Buenos Aires is a sophisticated city with a strong European influence. It once enjoyed wealth and opulence which is still evident in the elaborate architecture.
    Three Night Stay: Buenos Aires

  2. Day 2 - Buenos Aires

    Get acquainted with this beautiful city known as the “Paris of the Americas”. Visit the central square, Plaza de Mayo surrounded by the Casa Rosada (Presidential Headquarters) and the Cabildo (Colonial Town Hall). Travel through the streets of San Telmo, the home of Tango and down the colourful roads of La Boca. You’re Invited: This evening, soak up the sultry moves of a tango show accompanied by a sumptuous dinner.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - Buenos Aires

    Today is free to explore Buenos Aires.

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

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  4. Day 4 - Buenos Aires – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

    Fly to Rio de Janeiro in Brazil. Rio is a city full of life, colour and vibrancy mixed with tropical coastal scenery and is a fun city to visit.
    Three Night Stay: Rio de Janeiro

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  5. Day 5 - Rio de Janeiro

    Today, we tour the sights of Rio de Janeiro. Ride the cogwheel railway up Corcovado Mountain and see the ‘Christ the Redeemer’ statue. Take the cable car to the top of Sugarloaf Mountain for amazing views. You’re Invited: Get to know how the locals party with a visit to the Sambadrome, the site of the famous Rio Carnival#. This evening, feast like a local with a typical churrascaria.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Rio de Janeiro

    Enjoy a free day to get to know more of Rio.

    Discover More: Take a tour of historical downtown Rio (additional cost)

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  7. Day 7 - Rio de Janeiro – Iguazú Falls

    Fly to the World Heritage listed Iguazú Falls. Set in a tropical jungle, an enormous river spills over towering cliffs to create a thunderous roar. Tour the majestic Brazilian falls and make your way through the rainforest and along walkways up close to the base of the falls for outstanding views.
    Two Night Stay: Iguazú Falls

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Iguazú Falls

    Tour the Argentinian side of the falls which follows a number of walkways over the top of the falls for incredible up close views. We board the ecological train and ride to the ‘Devil’s Throat’ viewpoint. Feel the spray of the water and gaze in awe at one of the most spectacular views that Iguazú has to offer.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  9. Day 9 - Iguazú Falls – Lima, Peru

    Fly to Lima, the capital of Peru. This bustling city, known as the “City of the Kings”, is rich in history and culture.
    Overnight Stay: Lima

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  10. Day 10 - Lima – Sacred Valley

    Fly to Cuzco, the ancient capital of the Inca Empire set high in the Andes Mountains. As you transfer to the Sacred Valley, stop off at Awana Kancha llama farm and textile centre. Gain an insight into the Andean camelids; llama, alpaca, vicuña and guanaco as well as viewing traditional Andean weaving techniques. This afternoon, we head into the colourful town of Pisac with its traditional markets.
    Two Night Stay: Sacred Valley

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - Sacred Valley

    Enjoy a walking tour of the town of Ollantaytambo. Visit to a traditional home to see how the locals live, then see the incredible Incan fortress that overlooks the town. You’re Invited: We will then visit a local community which will give you the chance to meet the students and teachers at the local school and learn about their lifestyle.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  12. Day 12 - Sacred Valley – Machu Picchu

    Transfer to the train station and board the Vistadome train for the journey to Machu Picchu. Mystery still surrounds these well preserved ruins perched in between sheer cliffs. Your expert local guide will share stories to reveal some of the mysteries of this “Lost City of the Incas”.
    Overnight Stay: Machu Picchu

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  13. Day 13 - Machu Picchu – Cuzco

    Spend the morning exploring Aguas Calientes before reboarding the Vistadome train back to Ollantaytambo. Return to Cuzco across the patchwork fields of the Chinchero plateau.
    Three Night Stay: Cuzco

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  14. Day 14 - Cuzco

    Be guided on a walking tour of the charming city of Cuzco, a World Heritage listed site that was a former capital of the Incas. Visit the Inca temple of Coricancha, head through cobblestone streets and past ancient Inca buildings to Cuzco’s fascinating central market. Explore Inca ruins including the fortress of Sacsayhuaman, and finish with a visit to the beautiful main plaza and its surrounding cathedrals.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  15. Day 15 - Cuzco

    Today is free to wander the cobbled streets of Cuzco and learn more about the traditions of the Inca. Tonight, dine at a local restaurant that specialises in nouveau Andean cuisine.

    Discover More: Explore Moray and Maras, take a markets, museums and ruins tour or indulge in a Peru tasting tour (additional cost)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  16. Day 16 - Depart Cuzco

    Transfer to the airport for your departure flight. We hope you enjoyed your visit to South America and look forward to welcoming you back on another Evergreen cruise or tour. Chau!

    # Sambadrome may be closed due to Rio Carnival period.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

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