South America is a beautiful but vastly unexplored continent. Each country there is uniquely rich in cultural and natural diversity. While a lifetime won’t be enough to experience the continent fully, our expertise has enabled us to curate a one-of-a-kind tour that will give you its essence in a month.
We have planned this as a leisure tour which doesn’t involve a lot of hopping and rushing but still covers everything from the Amazon forest, to the Andes mountain range, to the breathtaking southern Patagonian region.
March - April (Summer)
|Days||21 Nights / 22 Days|
|From||Rio De Janeiro to Sao Paulo|
16 Nov 2023 to 07 Dec 2023 Tour Full
01 Apr 2024 to 22 Apr 2024
For April 2024 Departure
INR 2,50,000 + USD 9150 ( Price Valid Till 31st December 2023)
|Direct Joining Cost||
Will be updated soon
Step 1 - Advance of INR 100000 + USD 2000 + 5% GST + 20% 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.
Arrival and later drive to check in at a hotel.
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.
Check out of the hotel and board the flight to Foz de Iguazu, one of the grandest waterfalls in the world spanning three countries. The most exciting part of today will be when we get up close to the cascading water during a thrilling safari boat ride.
Today we will check out and visit the Argentinian side of the falls. This includes a ride on the train to the devil's throat, part of the falls. Later, fly to Buenos Aires.
After breakfast, go for a city tour that will take you around the La Boca neighbourhood with coloured little structures. Evening, you could go to watch an authentic Tango dance performance.
After breakfast, board the flight to San Carlos de Bariloche. Proceed for a half-day tour, visiting Mt. Campanario by a chair lift and its surroundings. Spend the evening by Nahuel Huapi Lake in our hotel facing the lake. We are in the Lake District of the Andes and this is the 2nd largest lake in Argentina.
It will be a day of adventure as we head out onto a dirt road to enter the Tronador National Park. We will stop at multiple viewpoints in the day including Lake Mascordi and the view to enjoy the most imposing and the tallest mountain in the Lake District of the Andes, Mount Tronador. It is the only mountain covered in snow all around the year.
Today we will experience both, land as well as water travel, and pass by some of the most breathtaking scenery. We will cross three lakes - Nahuel Huapi, Lake Fria, and Lake Todos Los Santos. After the immigration check for crossing the border to Chile, we’ll arrive in Puerto Varas. Our stay here overlooks a volcano and the Llanquhue Lake.
Spend the morning at leisure, and later proceed to the regional capital Puerto Montt. Visit the viewpoint to see the many Pacific Islands, and then walk around the local market. In the evening, go for a walk around Puerto Varas.
Transfer to the Puerto Montt Airport and board the flight to Lima.
Board a flight to the interiors of the Amazon Jungle Reserve. We will sail on the Madre de Dios to reach our accommodation. 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, walk to Plazoleta de San Blas.
Drive to Puno early in the morning. Arrive at Titicaca Lake, the highest navigable lake in the world. Enjoy a boat ride to the Uros Islands in Lake Titicaca. The exotic Uros Islands are made of reed grass, and learning about the Aymara culture is an interesting experience. Later drive to the Juliaca airport to board a 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 up by a visit to the most interesting museum in Lima. The evening is well spent walking in Barranco, the Bohemian Art district of Lima.
After breakfast, drive south on the Pacific coast, parallel to the ocean on a desert road. Visit a local distillery for a tasting session of Pisco. Late afternoon, have a classic seafood-friendly lunch in Paracas. Check in to the hotel and later enjoy your evening watching the sunset, and walking on the beach.
In the morning, visit the Ballestas Islands (southern neighbours of the Galapagos in Ecuador) to see penguins, sea lions, and marine birds. Later, proceed back to Lima for an overnight stay.
Morning, board the flight to Sao Paulo and on arrival proceed to the airport hotel for check-in.
Check out of the hotel and proceed to the airport for your flight back home.
The itinerary is well laid out and has a leisure feel to it. Even if there are 8 -9 internal flights over a period of 20 days, the tour does not feel tiresome.
The entire continent and especially Peru is gearing up to vegetarianism. Soups and Veg Risottos will be served with veggies. We believe in local food, Indian food will only be served as a variety.
We acclimatize well by staying in the Sacred Valley for the first three nights at 8,500 ft. Altitude sickness won’t be a problem.
Shopping is abundant especially in Peru and we recommend carrying some USD to change so that you can buy things off the local markets.
Credit cards are accepted all over except local markets. We would ask you to get your India SIM card to be made roaming under a scheme.
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 Citizen holding valid US visa (with Current validity more than six months) will not require Chile Tourist / Business visa.
An applicant applying for Chile Visa must obtain a Police Clearance Certificate from concern Psk.
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-months period.
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