This trip offers the possibility to visit three of the most famous countries in South America. We start the trip in the always vibrant capital city of Peru; Lima. From here we head to the imperial city of Cusco and visit the new wonder of the world; Machupicchu. We keep our journey forth and head to the Argentinian part of the Iguazu falls. From this location, we will start our three-day tour of the Iguazu falls. We leave the Iguazu falls and head to our final destination; the always beautiful city of Rio de Janeiro.
HIGHLIGHTS: Lima, Cusco, Machupicchu, Iguazu Falls and Rio de Janeiro.
Arrival in Lima; upon your scheduled arrival our Receptionist will be waiting for you at the arrival area. After the greeting and introduction we will then proceed to transfer you to the designated hotel. Once you have been briefed and checked in and depending on the time of your arrival, you can take this time to walk around and get to know the vicinity or just relax and enjoy the rest of the day.
City tour of Lima, the places that we will visit include Huaca Pucllana, which was a ceremonial and administrative Pre-Incan building, the Cathedral of Lima, Francisco Pizarro’s Tomb, the catacombs of the San Francisco Monastery and more. Also we will get to see the modern neighborhoods of San Isidro and Miraflores with its beautiful boardwalks along the coast.
Following the city tour, we will get ready to indulge into an exceptional gastronomic experience; Musiculinaria awaits us. Lima is considered the gastronomic capital of South America. Needless to say a visit to Lima without experiencing its cuisine would be unthinkable. This is why we will head to the bohemian district of Barranco and inmerse ourselves in the atmosphere of this part of town, walk through the”bridge of the sighs” and other attractions nearby. After that we will see a “Huarique Limeño”. In this restaurant we will have the opportunity of tasting amazing typical dishes and desserts all of this while enjoying a fabulous artistic show that combines the music with the gastronomy during their preparations.
Early in the morning we will transfer you to the airport to fly to the imperial city of Cusco. The duration of the flight is of about an hour. Our representative will be waiting for you in Cusco´s airport to transfer you to your hotel. We recommend you to use this time to rest and get acclimatized to the high altitude. The remainder of the day is free for you to get to know this marvelous city.
Tour a la carte.
Two options are available:
Option A: Sacred Valley tour and transfer to Machupicchu
Option B: One day Inka trail to Machupicchu
They say that part of a life of Journeys around the world includes a mandatory visit to Machupicchu. Early morning after breakfast you will start your incredible experience at one of the new marvels of the world; Machu Picchu. The two Hour guided tour will take you to some of the most important landmarks in Machupicchu like the Main Square, Intihuatana, the temple of the Sun, Temple of the three windows, and the temple of the Condor to mention only a few of them. After the guided tour, you will have plenty of time to explore the citadel all by yourself. We return late in the afternoon via train to Cusco and subsequently we will take you to your hotel.
This day is just dedicated to you…Enjoy the day and relax or plan some activities….it is completely up to you.
We take you in the morning to the airport to catch your flight to Lima. Once you arrive to Lima, we will arrange your international connection to Foz de Iguazu. The duration of the flight is of a little more than five hours. Once you arrive to Foz de Iguazu, one of our representatives, will be waiting for you and after the meet and greet, we will transfer you to the hotel in Foz de iguazu.
Early in the morning we will head towards the Argentinian border and after the customs procedure, we start our tour visiting first the Lower circuit of the Iguazu national Park. This is a short trail of 1.3 kms long, in this trail we can observe the smaller Carlos bozetti falls. We then proceed to our next stop; the upper circuit which runs atop the waterfalls, here we can catch great views of the waterfalls. Finally we move onto the most important site of them all; the devil´s throat. This trail is 1 km long and will take us directly over the falls.
Once the tour is completed, we will take you back to your hotel.
We will start our tour of the Brazilian side of the waterfalls right after breakfast. We head to the Iguazu national park, It is a t this location that we can have incredible panoramic views of the waterfalls. First we see the devils throat waterfall and get amazed at the sheer power of the falls, the fall is so powerful that a 30 meter tall cloud of mist is permanently seen and amazing rainbows can also be seen most of the times. We walk through the subtropical forest of tehpark to the base of Salto Floriano. At this location we can choose to take an elevator to the top of the falls or walk out over to the falls at Salto Union.
Once the tour is concluded (around noon) we will transfer you back to the hotel and you will have the rest of the afternoon at your disposal.
After breakfast we will arrange for your flight from Foz de iguacu to Rio de Janeiro. The flight time is of about two hours. Upon arrival to Rio de Janeiro our representative will be waiting for you to take you to your hotel.
Depending on the time of your arrival, you can enjoy the rest of the day to stroll around the vicinity or go to the famous beaches.
After breakfast we will pick you up to take a tour of the city, we start in downtown where we will see iconic buildings like the Museum of fine arts, Museum of tomorrow, the Municipal Theater, the National Library, the Sambadrome, Cinelandia and the Metropolitan Cathedral among others.We head to the Urca neighborhood place from where we take a cable car to reach the peak of the Sugar loaf Mountain. Once at the top, we have time to enjoy the amazing view of the city below us.
After Lunch we continue our tour to the Corcovado Mountain and the iconic Christ the redeemer. We head tothe Cosme Velho train station. It is from this place that we take a cog train, the ride takes us through the beautiful Tijuca rain forest. After a 20 minute ride we will walk or take an elevator to the summit of the Corcovado Mountain and arrive to our destination, the iconic statue of Christ the Redeemer. The view of the city is amazing. We will have plenty of time to enjoy the site and after that we take the train back to the station and transfer you to the hotel thereafter.
A complete day free for you to go to head to the iconic beaches of Rio De Janeiro; Copacabana, Ipanema, and Leblon to mention a few……..Indulge yourself, Lay on the Beach, have a Caipirinha, play soccer or beachvolleyball with the locals, go shopping. There are so many choices and it is up to you to see what activities you will enjoy the most….have fun!!!
We will arrange the pickup from your hotel depending on the time of your flight’s departure. At this point we want to express our gratitude for taking our services and hope to be available for you another time when you decide to come back to Peru or any other location in this wonderful part of the world. Thank you so much and see you soon!!!
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