How do you experience a continent like South America in three weeks? and do it without running around too much? When we thought of this, we came up with the idea of combining the best of Peru with an addition of the Iguassu Falls, in Brazil and Argentina, and putting it in a box with Patagonia of the South. What comes out after a shake is a beautiful itinerary which gives a feel of traveling through a continent at a pace that lets you be with its wonders! We present the Peru Iguassu and Patagonia, where you travel the length of the Andes and see them shaping an entire land. A Whole Continent!
March - April (Summer)
|Days||25 Nights / 26 Days|
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Peru 09 Nights
Lima (3N) | Puerto Maldonado Amazon Forest (2N) | Sacred Valley (2N) | Cusco (2N)
Brazil 04 Nights
Rio (1N ) | Foz do Iguasu (2N) | Brasília (1N)
Argentina 06 Nights
Buenos Aires (3N + 1N) | El Calafate (2N)
Chile 02 Nights
Puerto Natales (2N)
Step 1 - Advance of USD 5000 + 5% GST + 5% TCS together with a copy of your passport and Pan Card, 120 days before the tour departure date.
Under any circumstances other than government or flight restrictions, the following charges will be considered as a cancellation fee.
We will arrive in Lima in the evening and after clearing the immigration will be met with the tour manager. We will then proceed to check-in the hotel in the Miraflores district of Lima.
After a leisurely breakfast, today with a city tour that takes you through both historical and modern Lima. The historical Lima is in the political center where the Plaza de Armas is located with its artistic wooden balconies. We will then visit the Larco Museum, a private display of collectibles from various regions of Peru. In the evening, we will have time to visit the modern part of Lima Barranco , which faces the Pacific ocean.
In the morning, check out and head to Lima Airport to board a flight to the interior Jungle region of the massive Amazon. Puerto Maldonado is where the Tambopata and Madre de Dios rivers merge and this would be the start of our 2 days Amazon Adventure. We will sail on the Madre de Dios to reach the Jungle River Lodge for our two nights stay. In the evening, we have a walk to observe the nocturnal insects. There would also be boating on the river, as the chances of spotting a caiman (alligator family) are good after sunset.
You will have an option to enjoy various forest excursions depending on your physical abilities. The excursions are planned at different times of the day, with different levels of physical fitness, to catch the wildlife and birds of the Amazon. The lodge is located beautifully on the banks of the river.
Transfer to the airport to board the flight to Cusco. We will be served packed lunch. On our arrival in Cusco, we would drive down to a much lower altitude to the Sacred Valley. Our hotel for the next two nights will be in Yucay, a town on the banks of the Urubamba River. Sleeping at a lower altitude than Cusco is always better to wake up fresh to witness the magic of Machu Pichu.
In the morning after an early breakfast, we will drive to the train station in the town of Ollantaytambo. Here we will board the Vistadome train to Aguas Calientes, the base of Machu Pichu. The train journey is scenic and parallel to the gushing waters of the Urubamba. Once in Aguas Calientes, we will take the bus to the entrance of the ruins of Machu Picchu where the guided tour will start. We will split the group in two based on the physical fitness to complete the partial or the full loop of the site. After the visit to this wonder of the world, we will head back to Aguas Calientes for lunch. Board the train back to start our journey to Urubamba.
The Maras Salt mines are a wonderful sight to visit in any time of the day. The morning is special though as the sunlight falls on the side of the hill where the salt looks like snow. After spending 2 hours here we will drive back to Urubamba and then to the market of Pisac. Pisac is where you will find all the Peruvian artifacts and at prices better than anywhere in Peru. Lunch will be served in a local restaurant. We will ascend to Cusco and in the evening check into our hotel.
Following a leisurely breakfast, we will start out to see this old Inca capital. Qorikancha, the most significant temple in the Inca Empire will be our highlight of the day. There will be a guided tour of the city later followed by lunch. After lunch, we will have time to rest before we head out in the evening again. A walk in the narrow streets of Cusco is a delight to enjoy only in the evening.
Our travel to Puno starts early today. Our drive to Puno from Cusco will take us about 6hrs. Once in Puno, we will have lunch and later enjoy a boat ride on the highest navigable lake in the world, Lake Titicaca. The lake at an altitude of 14500 ft above sea level is divided between Peru and Bolivia. We will visit the exotic Uros Islands, which are made of reed grass. We would learn about the Uros way of life and hear the Aymara language of the locals. In the evening we will take the flight back to Lima. This will be a stopover before we travel to Rio De Janeiro.
After an early breakfast, we will walk across to the airport to board the flight to Rio. Arrival in Brazil's Rio is early in the evening after which will head to our hotel in the Copacabana area of the city. The evening is free to enjoy the views of the Atlantic Ocean followed by a local dinner.
After breakfast, visit the Christ the Redeemer, the iconic landmark of the city. Enjoy a city tour of the former capital of Brazil. In the morning after breakfast, we will proceed for cable car up to the Corcovado, or the Sugarloaf Mountain to enjoy a 360 deg view of the city. In the evening we will check-out and head to the airport to board our transit flight.
After an early breakfast, we will go to the airport to board our flight to Iguassu Falls. On arrival, we will head straight to the Puerto Iguassu - Argentinian side of the falls. The walkway will take us to the edge of the falls where the water drop is at its most powerful and that is why this section is called the Devils Throat. We will also witness other waterfalls on both the upper and lower circuits of the falls. After a full day of activities, we will return to Brazil and stay in a hotel for the night.
After breakfast, we will travel to the Brazilian side of the falls. The view from here has been given the UNESCO world heritage honor. The most exciting part of the afternoon will be when we get up close to the cascading water during a thrilling Safari boat ride. Overnight stay at a hotel.
We'll head to the airport after an early breakfast to catch your flight to Buenos Aires via Sao Paulo. The evening is free to walk around the neighborhood with fading colonial architecture.
In the morning enjoy a half-day tour of the Delta le Tigre and return back to Buenos Aires for lunch. Tonight there will be an option to enjoy a Tango Show.
After breakfast, we will enjoy a city tour of Buenos Aires, which includes a visit to the La Boca neighborhood known for its colorful tiny constructions. After lunch, we would head back hotel. The evening is free to visit the La Recoleta cemetery to experience the artwork, Craftsmanship, and design of Buenos Aires oldest cemetery.
After breakfast, we will proceed to airport to board the flight to El Calafate. On arrival, we will go for a short city tour, which takes you to the old part of town where you will see some original buildings from the time of the first settlers. Your guide will tell you stories about the early pioneers show you some local wildlife and tell you about many other interesting aspects of El Calafate.
After breakfast, enjoy a full-day excursion to Perito Moreno Glacier. Explore glacier streams, small lagoons, gullies, crevasses and plenty of ice formations on this one of a kind South American experience. The Perito Moreno Glacier has impressive 200 feet walls, which we will observe from different sides. The viewing is planned first by boat on the glacial lake and then through the viewpoints on land. The Perito Moreno Glacier is one of only three Patagonian glaciers that are growing.
After an early breakfast, we check out of the hotel and start driving towards the south west of the continent. We will cross over the Andes into Chile where the scenery is totally different than the dry steppes of Argentinian Patagonia. We will pass the border and immigration and enter Chile to keep driving until we reach Puerto Natales on the coast.
In the morning, we will proceed for a full-day excursion to Torres del Paine National Park, which is believed to be the most breathtaking in Patagonia. The first stop is to visit Lake Sarmiento and Amarga Lagoon and later enjoy a panoramic vista of the Paine Horns from one of the lookout points. After lunch, we will continue to Lake Pehoe and Paine River. There will be a short hike to see the powerful waterfall at Salto Grande and enjoy the magnificent sights. In the evening, return to Puerto Natales to your hotel.
After breakfast, transfer to Punta Arenas in the south, the last city of Chile. We will have some free time to walk around the city and after lunch, we will board the Australis Cruise from the port. The Australis will be our home on the water for the next 5 days. After a welcoming cocktail reception hosted by the Captain and his crew, the ship will depart for one of the remotest parts of the planet. Our trip will take us through the Strait of Magellan and Beagle Channel to explore one of the most breathtaking wild regions in the world, Southern Patagonia. However, until we reach South Patagonia and Ushuaia we will pass through three days of sheer natural beauty, which is unseen anywhere in the world which includes the Tierra del Fuego archipelago.
At dawn, we will navigate our way through Almirantazgo Sound, arriving at Ainsworth Bay, which is sited within Alberto De Agostini National Park. It’s the perfect spot from which to see the Marinelli Glacier descending from Darwin Mountain Range in the distance and to appreciate how the land returns to life after glacial retreat. The landings and excursions today and for the next 3 days will be based on weather. You can choose excursions based once on your physical ability. Whether on the beach or the island, there is a good chance of sighting Southern Elephant Seals.
We will navigate along the northwest arm of the Beagle Channel before disembarking at Pia Fjord. Once on the land, we will take a short hike to a panoramic viewpoint from where we can enjoy spectacular views of the awe-inspiring Pia Glacier whose main tongue extends from the mountaintops down to the sea. Today’s landing will take you very close to the glacier on foot. After this memorable experience, we will continue our voyage along the Beagle Channel through the majestic Glacier Alley. Later, we will be sailing to Tuckers Islets, and after lunch, we will again board the well-equipped Zodiac boats to get close to a colony of Magellan Penguins (indigenous to the Southern Hemisphere) and cormorants. The entire day would feel like being in Antarctica, only with less number of people.
We will be sailing through Murray Channel and Nassau Bay to reach Cape Horn National Park, where, weather permitting, we shall go ashore. The legendary Cape Horn was discovered in 1616 and is a sheer 425-meter (1,394-foot) high rocky promontory. For many years it was an important navigation route between the Pacific and the Atlantic and is referred to as the ‘End of the Earth’. The park was declared a World Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO in 2005. In the evening as we, sail the night-lights of Ushuaia would be visible. We will dock for tonight in Ushuaia, Argentina.
We will disembark with memories that only Patagonia can bring. Proceed for city tour of Ushuaia. Before we head to the Airport to board, our flight to Buenos Aires, On arrival in Buenos Aires, we will proceed to hotel for an overnight stay.
After a leisurely breakfast, we will proceed to the airport to board our flight back to Mumbai.
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Indian citizens holding a visa for at least six months or permanent resident status in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia or any Schengen State. The document stipulates that Indian nationals shall enter Peru visa-free for a stay of up to 180 days, either for a continuous visit or several consecutive visits, within a 12-month period.
Indian Citizens holding valid US visas (with Current validity of more than six months) will not require Chile Tourist / Business visa.
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