This tour focuses on South America's cultural and natural highlights, revealing the continent's diversity, and passing from high Andean scenery down to the thundering Iguazú Falls. Stop in buzzing cities along the way including Bolivia’s capital of La Paz, cosmopolitan Buenos Aires in Argentina and the exotic Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro.
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Fly from London (regional connections
available) to Lima with British Airways. Transfer
to the Casa Andina Premium Miraflores for 2
Morning tour of Lima, including the colonial
centre and a stop at the historic Cordano
tavern for a local pisco sour. (B)
Fly to Cuzco, the ancient capital of the Inca
empire. Transfer to the Sacred Valley, via the
local market in Pisac and Ollantaytambo Inca
fortress. Stay at the Casa Andina Premium
Sacred Valley for 1 night. (B)
Take the train to Machu Picchu and explore the
spectacular Inca city. Stay at Inkaterra Machu
Picchu Pueblo for 1 night. (B, L, D)
Morning at leisure or further explore Machu
Picchu (purchase tickets at time of booking).
In the afternoon, return to Cuzco by train and
stay 2 nights at the Casa Andina Premium
Morning tour of Cuzco and San Blas. Afternoon
at leisure or optional excursions. (B)
Take the Belmond Andean Explorer sleeper
train across the altiplano (high plain) to Puno
on the shores of Lake Titicaca. Enjoy majestic
vistas from the stylish lounge car, stop by the
archaeological site of Raqchi and watch the
sunset at La Raya (the highest point of the
route), where the snowcapped Andes tower
over deep valleys. Dinner and overnight on
board (bunk bed cabin – upgrade to a twinbedded
cabin from £95. (B, L, D)
Wake up to see sunrise over Lake Titicaca.
After breakfast, make a short visit to the
floating reed islands. Travel by road to Bolivia
and take a boat across the lake to Sun Island
en route. Continue to the bustling city of La Paz
and stay 2 nights at the Hotel Europa. (B, L)
Morning tour of La Paz, including the witches’
market and Moon Valley. Afternoon at leisure. (B)
Fly to Buenos Aires, a city of grand architecture
and European influences. Transfer to the Brick
Hotel / Alvear Art Hotel for 3 nights. (B)
Morning city tour including a visit to the
cathedral, La Boca district and the Recoleta
cemetery. A day at leisure or take optional
Fly to Iguazú and cross into Brazil for 2 nights
at the luxurious Belmond Hotel das Cataratas
within the park (upgrade to a deluxe falls-view
room from £210). Take a half-day tour of the
Argentinian side of the falls, including the
thundering Devil's Throat, and time at leisure to
explore the Brazilian park at your own pace. (B)
Fly to Rio, set among mountains, tropical
forests and golden beaches. Transfer to the
Copacabana beach for a stay of 2 nights at the
Windsor California (Superior room). Upgrade
to an executive ocean-front room or to the
Belmond Copacabana Palace from £50. (B)
Full-day tour of Rio de Janeiro, including
Corcovado and Sugar Loaf mountain. (B)
At leisure or optional excursions (Windsor
California day room use from £65). Evening
flight to London with British Airways, arriving
the following day. (B) (N)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
The 17 April 2019 and 8
April 2020 departures will spend Easter Sunday
at Machu Picchu and Cuzco.
This tour is led in each
destination en route by a local tour guide.
This tour includes some early
morning starts and long days. Departures in
March and November will fly to Lima
Departures between March
and end of May 2019 include stay at the Meliá
Iguazú and a half day tour of the Brazilian side
of the falls instead of the Argentinian side.
Entry fees at Iguazú & Iguaçu
National Parks are not included.
This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.
Available on request.
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GTI2019: 16 Nights
Buenos Aires is a vibrant and cosmopolitan city that often feels more European than Sout...
Located at an altitude of 3,310 metres, Cuzco is one of the most beautiful and enchantin...
Located in the state of Paraná in southern Brazil, on the border between Argentina and...
Lima lies on the Pacific coast and offers some of Peru's finest museums and monuments, a...
One of the new Seven Wonders of the World, the spectacular Inca citadel of Machu Picchu is situated at an altitude of 2,380 metres on...
Puno lies on the western shore of Lake Titicaca and is used as a base to visit the the...
Brazilians call Rio de Janeiro 'cidade maravilhosa', meaning 'the marvellous city', and...
The Sacred Valley of the Incas is the perfect place to explore, relax and unwind either...