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||22 Nights / 23 Days|
|From||Lima To Buenos Aires|
18 Oct 2023 to 09 Nov 2023 Tour Full
|Direct Joining Cost||
Will be updated soon
Peru 08 Nights
Lima (3N) | Puerto Maldonado Amazon Forest (2N) | Sacred Valley (2N) | Cusco (1N)
Brazil 03 Nights
Rio (2N) | Foz do Iguassu (1N)
Argentina 05 Nights
Buenos Aires (3N) | El Calafate (2N)
Chile 02 Nights
Puerto Natales (2N)
Cruise 04 Nights
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.
Board a flight to the interiors of the Amazon Jungle Reserve. We will sail on the Madre de Dios to reach our accommodation - Jungle River Lodge. In the evening, go for a walk to observe the nocturnal insects and later go boating to try and spot an alligator family.
There are various local excursions that you can go for at different times of the day based on your physical abilities. These excursions will introduce you to the flora and fauna of the largest rainforest in the world.
Board the flight to Cusco via Lima and on arrival, drive down to Sacred Valley. Check-in at our hotel in Yucay, a town on the banks of the Urubamba River.
After an early breakfast, we will drive to the train station in the town of Ollantaytambo in the morning. Here we will board the Vistadome train to Aguas Calientes, the base of Machu Picchu. Once in Aguas Calientes, take the bus to Machu Picchu, one of the Seven Wonders of the World, where the guided tour will start. Afterwards, 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.
After breakfast, head out for a guided tour of the city. Qorikancha, the most significant temple in the Inca Empire, will be our highlight of the day. In the evening, head to the airport to board the flight to Lima.
Enjoy a city tour of Lima that will take you to Plaza de Armas, and the old part of Lima. Lunch will be local at the Larco Cafe, followed by a visit to the most exciting museum in Lima. The evening is well spent walking in Barranco, the Bohemian Art district of Lima.
Morning, board the flight to Rio. On arrival, check in to our hotel in the Copacabana area. Spend the evening at leisure.
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.
Board the flight to Iguassu Falls, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The most exciting part of today will be when we get up close to the cascading water during a thrilling safari boat ride. The evening is free to relax.
Today we will check out and visit the Argentinian side of the falls. This includes a ride in the train to the devil's throat, part of the falls. After lunch, proceed to the airport to board the flight to Buenos Aires.
In the morning, enjoy a city tour of Buenos Aires. Tonight there will be an option to enjoy a Tango Show.
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.
Note: The Embassy reserves the right to request additional information/documents. All applicants without exception are requested to be present for a personal interview with a consular officer at Argentina Embassy, Mumbai. Brazil Embassy may call the applicant for an interview if any discrepancy in documents occurs.
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.
Processing Time: 2 Months
Note - For Chile Visa, you might be called for an in-person interview in Mumbai.