This is a shorter version of our South America tour. The 13 days spent on this tour will enable you to experience the essence of South America where Peru plays the most important role. We cover the Iguazu waterfalls from both the Brazilian and the Argentinian sides.
We make sure the tour departs irrespective of the number of tourists since we love visiting South America. We promise you that the 10 nights in Peru (including the two in the Amazon and the three nights in Brazil will be unforgettable. (It is possible to customize this tour as per your convenient dates.)
March - April ( Autumn )
|Days||12 Nights / 13 Days|
|From||Lima to Sao Paulo|
06 Mar 2024 to 18 Mar 2024
For March 2024 Departure
USD 6500 ( Price Valid Till 31st December 2023)
|Direct Joining Cost||
Will be updated soon
Peru 08 Nights:
Brazil 03 Nights:
Step 1 - Advance of USD 2000 + 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.
In view of the recent announcement by the Government in the budget session 2023, a 20 % TCS fee will be charged on the actual tour cost for all outbound tourists commencing October onwards. The tourist can claim a tax credit for the paid TCS.
We will arrive in Lima in the evening and after clearing immigration, meet with the tour manager. We will then proceed to check in to 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.
Visit the Maras Salt Mines in the morning and later drive to visit the market of Pisac. Later proceed to Cusco and check in to the 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 Christ the Redeemer, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Later, enjoy a city tour of the former capital of Brazil. Later, proceed for a cable car ride up to Corcovado, or Sugarloaf Mountain, to enjoy a 360-degree view of the city.
Board the flight to Iguazu 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 Sao Paulo.
After an easy morning, we will head to the airport to board the flight back to Mumbai via Paris.
South America is home to a wide variety of delicacies, both vegetarian and non-vegetarian. We will try out many local food items while on tour.
Before visiting Machu Picchu, we acclimatize ourselves to the altitude by staying in Sacred Valley which is just high enough to get used to the height and lower enough than Machu Picchu that we don’t suddenly get altitude sickness.
Yes, the yellow fever vaccination certificate will be checked at the airport in Brazil.
The month of March is the end of Summer. Day temperatures vary from 19 deg to 25 deg Centigrade. Night temperatures will be from 10 deg to 12 deg.
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.
Processing Time: 2 Months
Note - For Chile Visa, you might be called for an in-person interview in Mumbai.