20 day Iconic Brazil, Argentina and Peru tour with flights

20 day Iconic Brazil, Argentina and Peru tour including return international flights, accommodation, breakfast daily, private coach transportation, in-depth sightseeing, tour guides and more.

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  • 20 day Iconic Brazil, Argentina and Peru tour with flights
  • 20 day Iconic Brazil, Argentina and Peru tour with flights
  • 20 day Iconic Brazil, Argentina and Peru tour with flights
  • 20 day Iconic Brazil, Argentina and Peru tour with flights
  • 20 day Iconic Brazil, Argentina and Peru tour with flights
  • 20 day Iconic Brazil, Argentina and Peru tour with flights
  • 20 day Iconic Brazil, Argentina and Peru tour with flights
  • 20 day Iconic Brazil, Argentina and Peru tour with flights
  • 20 day Iconic Brazil, Argentina and Peru tour with flights
  • 20 day Iconic Brazil, Argentina and Peru tour with flights
 

Highlights

 

Immerse yourself in the best of South America with this incredible 20 day Iconic Brazil, Argentina and Peru tour.

Start your experience in the famous Rio de Janeiro and stare up in awe at the 125 foot tall statue of Christ the Redeemer. Watch the mighty power of the cascading Iguassu and Iguazu Falls, before catching your flight to the beautiful Buenos Aires. Explore the sights and sounds with a full day city tour, followed by an enjoyable “Farewell to Argentina” dinner.

Next stop is Lima, Peru, where you will learn the incredible 2000 year history of this spectacular city.  Fly to Cusco in the Peruvian Andes and discover the Inca empire, the oldest continuously inhabited city in the western hemisphere. Unearth the “Lost City of the Incas” in Machu Picchu and visit the highlights of this magical place including the Temple of the Sun, the House of the Priest and the Sacred Plaza.

Drive to Puno where you will get up close to the iconic South American llamas and alpacas, followed by an enjoyable lunch at the pristine Lake Titicaca. End your amazing tour with a trip to the fascinating Uros Floating Islands, before starting your journey home.

Your package includes return international flights, accommodation, breakfast daily, professional English speaking tour guides, in-depth sightseeing and more.

See Inclusions for more. 

 
 

Day 1: New Zealand – airplane-takeoff– Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Today, depart New Zealand for Rio de Janeiro, Brazil! On arrival at the airport, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. The remainder of the day is at leisure.
Please note – hotel check-in time is generally not before 4pm

Some flights may depart 1 day prior.

For those purchasing the Tour Only option, your tour starts today. Please make your own way to the hotel.

Day 2: Rio de Janeiro (B,D)

Today is a free day of leisure to explore Rio de Janeiro at your own pace. Tonight, attend an orientation meeting with your Tour Manager on the exciting adventure that awaits you in South America, followed by a Welcome Dinner with your fellow travellers at a typical Brazilian ‘Churrascaria’.

Day 3: Rio de Janeiro (B)

Begin the day with an ascent by a scenic cog railway to the summit of Corcovado Hill. Here, at 2,400 feet above the city stands the 125 foot tall statue of Christ the Redeemer. The Christ statue that embraces the entire city is one of the seven “New Wonders of the World”. See the 360-degree sweeping view of the city and understand why Rio is known as one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Afterwards, continue along Rio’s famous beaches, including Copacabana and Ipanema before returning to your hotel.

Day 4: Rio de Janeiro (B) 

Enjoy a day of leisure. Why not watch the volleyball and soccer matches on the beach, shop for local crafts, or linger at a waterfront café to just “people-watch”.

Optional Tour (at own expense, refer fine print): join the not-to-be-missed glass cable car ride that takes you to the top of iconic Sugar Loaf Mountain, symbol of the city, where you’ll see the stunning panorama of the beaches, Corcovado Mountain, downtown Rio and Guanabara Bay.

Optional Tour (at own expense, refer fine print): Carnival and Samba Experience – visit one of the top Samba schools in the city and learn what made the Samba & Carnival icons of Brazilian national identity. 

Day 5: Rio de Janeiro  – airplane-takeoff–  Iguassu, Brazilian Falls (B,D) 

Depart Rio this morning on a flight to Iguassu Falls. Upon arrival, walk along the winding pathways on the Brazilian side of the majestic and awe-inspiring Falls, one of the world’s greatest natural wonders. Iguassu consists of over 275 separate cataracts across a span of two and one-half miles, wider than Victoria Falls and higher than Niagara Falls and more dramatic than both. Stand in awe at the unforgettable panoramic views before crossing the border to Iguazu, the Argentinean side of the Falls. After a day filled with unforgettable memories, return to the hotel and enjoy a typical Argentine dinner.

Day 6: Iguazu, the Argentinean Falls (B)

After breakfast, your adventure continues this morning on the Argentinean side of the Falls. A rail car takes you to the top of the Falls on the Upper Circuit,* and you will walk to the Lower Circuit where the power of nature surrounds you. Continue along the catwalks to Devil’s Gorge – stand in amazement as you gaze at spectacular “Devil’s Throat” the most magnificent of all of the cataracts. View, photograph and feel the spray of the thundering waters, one of nature’s most impressive achievements and a unique experience for your senses. Spend the rest of the day exploring the natural treasures of Iguazu National Park, designated a World Heritage Site for its rare and endangered flora and fauna.

* Please note – in order to access the falls, you are required to walk over uneven surfaces, followed by a series of narrow boardwalk paths. The paths feature many sets of stairs and can be slippery due to the mist. 

Day 7:  Iguazu – airplane-takeoff – Buenos Aires (B)

This afternoon transfer to the airport for your flight to the cosmopolitan city of Buenos Aires. Its beauty is apparent with its elegant architecture, wide tree-shaded boulevards, striking monuments and sprawling parks. Spend the rest of the day at leisure to get acquainted with the “Paris of South America” and its distinct European flavour. Enjoy the evening at leisure. Why not treat yourself to an Argentine beef dinner at one of the city’s many superb steak restaurants.

Day 8: Buenos Aires (B) 

Discover the cities highlights this morning on a tour that includes the Plaza de Mayo, Metropolitan Cathedral and Casa Rosada (government palace); see the balcony where Eva and Juan Peron made their speeches. Then, to the colourful La Boca neighbourhood, a working class barrio, and the old quarters of San Telmo and Caminito, a mix of colonial style homes, narrow lanes, artists’ lofts and very trendy cafes. Drive to the Recoleta Cemetery, final resting place of many of the wealthiest and most important Argentine historical figures. The grounds here cover more than four city blocks, filled with tombs adorned by works of local and international sculptors, and more than 6,400 mausoleums including the tomb of Eva “Evita” Peron, always heaped with flowers and letters from adoring fans. Spend the rest of the afternoon exploring some of Buenos Aires neighbourhoods and fabulous collection of shops before this afternoon’s tango lesson with professional Argentine Tango dancers.

Day 9: Buenos Aires (B,D)

Today enjoy a full day of leisure to revisit some of your favourite places in the city. This evening, enjoy a “Farewell to Argentina” dinner with your group at a delightful local restaurant.

Optional Tour (at own expense, refer fine print): Gaucho Party at the Santa Susana Ranch. Get ready for a rustic experience at a typical Argentine ranch (estancia), dedicated to agriculture and the breeding of cattle and horses. After a tour of the grounds, enjoy a typical barbecue lunch, followed by a folklore show with live music and dancing.

 Day 10: Buenos Aires – airplane-takeoff– Lima, Peru (B) 

Bid farewell to your Tour Manager and transfer to the airport for your flight to Lima. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel and enjoy the remainder of the day at leisure.

Please note – due to flight schedules, some departures will use an evening flight to reach Lima.

Day 11: Lima City Tour (B) 

This morning’s tour of Lima, with its 2000 years of history, begins at the colonial centre of the city, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, with its historic buildings surrounding the splendid Plaza Mayor. View the impressive Palace of the Archbishop with its fine carved balcony, the opulent Government Palace, official residence of the President, and the 16th century Cathedral of Lima whose first stone was laid by Pizarro. Continue to the 17th century Monasterio de San Francisco complex with its magnificent tiles, ornate carved ceilings, exceptional paintings and world-renowned library. Spend the remainder of the day at leisure.

Optional Tour (at own expense, refer fine print): Pachacamac Pre-Inca Ruins tour – visit the archaeological site of Pachacamac, one of the largest religious centres in pre-Inca times on the Peruvian coast. 

Optional Tour (at own expense, refer fine print): Evening Larco Herrera Museum with dinner – experience one of Lima’s most magnificent museums by night that also includes a light supper. Admire the world’s largest collection of pre-Columbian masterpieces and a stunning exhibition of gold and priceless jewels. 

Day 12: Lima – airplane-takeoff – Cusco (B) 

Depart Lima this morning and fly to Cusco in the Peruvian Andes. This ancient capital of the Inca Empire is the oldest continuously inhabited city in the western hemisphere, designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel in this historic city and spend the rest of the day acclimating to the altitude.

Optional Tour (at own expense, refer fine print): Half Day Cusco Ruins which explores some of Cusco’s most unique Inca Ruins

Please note – due to the high elevation, travel in the Peruvian highlands may cause some passengers to experience the temporary effects of altitude sickness. If you have any concerns please consult your healthcare provider prior to departure from Australia. 

Day 13: Machu Picchu (B) 

An early start today for our morning transfer to Sacred Valley’s Ollanta Station to board The 360° Train. We travel through misty peaks to the astonishing ancient citadel of Machu Picchu, the “Lost City of the Incas”, designated by UNESCO as one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. Spend the morning viewing the unforgettable wonders of this 15th century retreat, abandoned nearly 100 years later with the arrival of the conquistadors. See the highlights of the site including the imposing Temple of the Sun, the House of the Priest, the Sacred Plaza and the intricately carved rock likely used as a sundial by the ancient Incas. The images of this significant archaeological site will be a long-lasting memory. Return to the Sacred Valley in the early evening and transfer to your hotel in Cusco for overnight

Please note – the approximate time spent at the ruins of Machu Picchu is 2 hours.

Day 14: Cusco (B,D) 

Enjoy this morning at leisure in the “Imperial City” of Cuzco. Take time to explore some of the city’s stunning sights or shop for some of the finest handicrafts and textiles in all of Peru. In the afternoon, depart for a tour of Cusco, view the impressive Colonial Cathedral, which contains over 400 paintings from the Cusqueña School in addition to colonial art. Continue on to visit the Koricancha, the Temple of the Sun, once the most important religious site of the Incas, whose walls and floors were allegedly once covered by sheets of solid gold. Tonight, join your fellow travellers for a buffet dinner, featuring delectable Andean specialties. 

Day 15: Cusco – Raqchi – Puno (B,L)

A long drive today but extremely rewarding. Depart Cusco early in the morning, enjoying spectacular scenery as you drive through the Andes mountain range and the Andean plains to Puno on the Peruvian side of Lake Titicaca. In this area, South American llamas and alpacas graze on the immense plateaus and plains. En-route visit the 15th century Temple of Wiracocha, with its elaborate stonework, the largest Inca temple ever discovered. Today, Raqchi remains home to many farmers, ranchers and artisans. Then, arrive at pristine Lake Titicaca sitting majestically at 12,500 feet above sea level, backed by the snow-capped peaks of Bolivia’s Cordillera Real range. This is the highest navigable lake in the world and South America’s largest fresh water lake. A boxed lunch will be provided today. 

Day 16: Uros Islands, Lake Titicaca (B) 

This morning, an excursion by boat transports you from Puno to the fascinating Uros Floating Islands where the indigenous people of the area, the Uros, live on islands that dot the lake. The Uros live very much the same way as their ancestors did and still follow the ancient customs and traditions. These islands are completely manmade structures, using the totora reeds from the lake to build the islands and houses. Return to Puno for the remainder of the day at leisure. 

Optional Tour (at own expense, refer fine print): Sillustani Tombs, the pre-Incan burial ground on the shores of Lake Umayo. The tombs here are built above the ground in tower-like structures called chullpas, vestiges of the Colla people before they were conquered by the Incas in the 15th century. 

Day 17: Puno – airplane-takeoff– Lima (B,D)

After breakfast, transfer to the airport in Juliaca for your flight back to Lima. Spend the remainder of the day at leisure. Tonight, bid farewell to your Tour Manager and fellow travellers at a special Farewell Dinner with Peruvian specialties. 

Day 18: Lima –airplane-takeoff– New Zealand (B) 

Today at the appropriate time you will be transferred to the airport for your flight home. 

For those purchasing the Tour Only option, at the appropriate time please make your own way from the hotel to your next travel arrangements.

Day 19: In-flight

Day 20: New Zealand

Arrive home today. 

 

Inclusions

 
  • Return international airfares with a full service airline, including 23kgs checked luggage
  • All internal flights to Iguassu, Buenos Aires, Lima and Cusco 
  • All transfers within Brazil, Argentina and Peru 
  • 17 nights 4-5 star twin share accommodation
  • Breakfast daily plus 1 lunch and 5 dinners including a welcome and farewell dinner with your group 
  • In-depth sightseeing as per the itinerary
  • Dedicated air-conditioned coach transportation
  • The services of a professional English-speaking tour manager throughout
  • The services of English-speaking local guides
  • Entrance fees per itinerary
  • Tipping for tour manager and coach drivers 

Highlights:

  • See the iconic statue of Christ the Redeemer atop Corcovado Hill
  • Visit the famous Copacabana beach 
  • Stand in awe at majestic and awe-inspiring Iguassu Falls
  • Admire the elegant architecture in Buenos Aires, the “Paris of South America”
  • See the final resting place of Eva “Evita” Peron at Recoleta Cemetery
  • Enjoy a tango lesson with professional Argentine tango dancers
  • Tour colonial Lima, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Discover Cusco, ancient capital of the Inca Empire
  • Explore the astonishing ancient citadel of Machu Picchu via The 360° Inca Rail Train
  • Drive through the Andean Plains to pristine Lake Titicaca
  • Take a boat ride to the fascinating Uros Floating Islands
  • Free time of leisure in Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires, Lima and Cusco

 

 

Fine Print

 

How to book:

  • Bookings essential
  • Voucher valid for 1 person (must purchase 2 vouchers)
  • Once booked and confirmed, no cancellations permitted
  • Must book by the 65 days prior to departure. 
  • Book early to secure your desired date and time

Deposit Information:

  • A deposit of $699 per person plus any applicable surcharges are due at the time of purchase in order to secure your date. 
  • All peak season surcharges, interstate surcharges (if applicable) and single supplements (if applicable) are also due at the time of purchase and will be reflected at the checkout stage.
  • Final Payment is due 120 days prior to travel. If you book within 120 days of travel, you will be sent an invoice within 7 days for final payment. 
  • Invoices will be emailed to you in advance and it is your responsibility to ensure payments are made prior to the due date
  • Should payment not be received by the due date, your booking will be cancelled and all prior payments will remain strictly non-refundable. 
  • Your tour is subject to availability at the time of your booking. We advise you to book early to avoid disappointment.

Documentation: Documentation will be provided after final payment is complete and within 2-3 weeks of travel, including E-Ticket instructions, hotel confirmation, itinerary extension & optional tour confirmation (where applicable) and destination travel tips.

Excludes: 

  • Travel insurance
  • Visas
  • Personal expenses
  • Anything not mentioned or “optional” or “own account” in the itinerary.

Single Supplement: $2,199 per person in addition to our twin share voucher 

You can purchase your single supplement by clicking here.

Tour Only: To purchase this tour without the return international flights, click here. By selecting this option, all airport transfers (if applicable) will be forfeited. Please refer to the live calendar to view and select Tour Only start date. 

Group Sizes: 2 – 40 people 

Accommodation: The accommodation listed below may be subject to change, but will remain of a similar or higher standard. Any changes remain beyond our control and all efforts are made to communicate these as soon as possible. We endeavour to always book non-smoking rooms however these cannot be guaranteed. 

Rio De Janeiro: Windsor Leme or similar
Buenos Aires: Panamericano Buenos Aires or similar
Iguazu: Amerian Portal del Iguazu or similar
Lima: Novotel Lima or similar
Cuzco: Palacio Del Inka A Luxury Collection Hotel or similar 
Puno: Libertador Lago Titicaca or similar

Bedding: 1 x double bed or 2 x single beds,

Please note, all bedding configurations are on the request basis only and cannot be guaranteed.

Maximum room capacity: 2 people 

Triple share: Not available 

Optional Tours: 

All prices below are in AUD 

Half Day Carnival & Samba Experience – $105 per person 
Half Day Sugar Loaf Mountain – $80 per person
Buenos Aires Dinner & Tango Show – $130 per person 
Full Day Traditional Gaucho Party – $205 per person 
Pachacamac Pre-Inca Ruins – $65 per person
Evening Larco Herrera Museum with dinner – $146 per person
Half Day Ancient Cuzco Ruins – $96 per person
Half Day Cuzco Behind the Scenes – $96 per person
Half Day Sillustani Tombs – $80 per person

Optional tours are subject to availability, weather conditions and minimum numbers.  Note that while Optional Tours provide an excellent opportunity to further explore this wonderful country, it will also reduce the leisure time described in the itinerary.

Optional Tours requested within 70 days of travel cannot be accepted.
You can purchase your optional tours by clicking here. For more information see the itinerary.

Itinerary: Please note, tour itinerary is subject to change without prior notice based upon weather, traffic condition and other unforeseen occurrences. 

Health: Different levels of travel involve varying degrees of activity and we recommend a good level of fitness and health in order to fully experience the package and optional tours purchased, including site-seeing by foot, climbing of stairs or extended day touring. It remains each passenger’s responsibility to inform Webjet Exclusives of any health or mobility issues that may impact the running of the tour, both for the safety of the passenger concerned and for other travellers in the group.

Travel Insurance: We strongly recommend that all customers purchase Travel Insurance as soon as they make a purchase on our website. Help cover yourself for the unexpected with Webjet Travel Insurance, we highly recommend it. Click here for a quote.

Visas: Visas are not included. It is the traveller’s responsibility to ensure they meet the visa requirements for the country they are visiting. Webjet Exclusives is unable to provide visa advice.

Any deposits paid at the time of purchase are non-refundable.

 

Travel Dates

 

2020:

19 March 
26 March 
16 April 
23 April 
7 May 
14 May 
21 May 
28 May 
18 June 
25 June 
16 July 
30 July 
13 August 
27 August 
17 September 
24 September 
1 October 
22 October 
29 October 
5 November 
19 November 
26 November 

Surcharges may apply to some dates, please see the availability calendar for more details

Availability on Departure Dates listed in Fine Print is subject to change. True availability is shown on the availability calendar after clicking on the BOOK NOW button

Tour Only option – Navigate to the Fine Print tab and proceed to “click here” for Tour Only option to view live availability.  Note, Tour Only option commences on Day 1 of the flight-inclusive itinerary.

Bookings not accepted when within 65 days of departure

 

Flight Information

 

Airline Information:

  • Return economy airfares departing Auckland with LATAM, Air New Zealand their codeshare partners or similar
  • Wellington and Christchurch customers – A $250 interstate surcharge per person applies
  • Flights include one piece of checked-in baggage per person weighing no more than 20kg
  • Once your booking is confirmed, no further changes can be made, and your booking will remain non-refundable, non-changeable and non-transferable.

 Flight Conditions:

  • Note that the total length of the package includes time spent in flight as specified in the itinerary
  • Some flights may depart a day before/after, involve up to 3 transits, stopover or a substitute airline
  • Full names (First, Middle & Surname) as per passport must be provided at the time of booking. Names cannot be changed once booked.
  • One-way flights cannot be accommodated. All flights within the package must be utilised, any flight intentionally forfeited will result in later flights being cancelled.
  • All flights have been booked to meet minimum connection times as per airline policy and fare rules
  • Flight itineraries will be provided with final documentation
  • Airline schedule changes can occur and are beyond our control. If you have received your documents an updated itinerary will be provided.

Flight Options:

Date/Itinerary Variations:

  • Flights will be ticketed as per the dates and itinerary of the tour unless otherwise advised at the time of completing the booking form.
  • If we can accommodate your request at no additional cost flight tickets will be issued as per the request on the booking form and acknowledgement will be sent via email.
  • If your flight variation incurs additional airfare and taxes a request for payment will be sent via email. If payment is not received by the date and time advised Webjet Exclusives will proceed to book flights as per the dates of the tour.
  • Any additional accommodation outside the tour itinerary will need to be arranged at your own expense. Any alteration to the original flight itinerary offered will forfeit the included airport transfer (if applicable) and you will need to make your own way to and from the airport.

Cabin/Class Upgrades (where applicable):

  • Please select your preferred cabin class from the drop-down box on the booking form at the time of making your purchase
  • The quote will be sent via email only. Failure to pay by the stipulated date and time will result in the quote expiring, by which Webjet Exclusives will proceed to book the economy airfare included in your package.
  • A flat fee of $350.00 per person for this service, plus any additional airfare and taxes will be quoted if choosing to upgrade your flights to another cabin class.
  • Any additional accommodation outside the tour itinerary will need to be arranged at your own expense. Any alteration to the original flight itinerary offered will forfeit the included airport transfer (if applicable) and you will need to make your own way to and from the airport

Tour Only:

  • Tour only options may be available on selected deals, please refer to the fine print tab of the deal for specifics.
  • Any additional accommodation outside the tour itinerary will need to be arranged at your own expense. Any alteration to the original flight itinerary offered will forfeit the included airport transfer (if applicable) and you will need to make your own way to and from the airport.
  • All tour only bookings remain strictly non-refundable, non-changeable and non-transferable from the time of purchase. Webjet Exclusives will not be able to assist with flight change requests/schedule changes for airfares not booked by Webjet Exclusives.

 

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Package Inclusions
  • Return international airfares 
  • Arrive early or extend your stay fee free with Flexi Flights
  • All internal flights
  • All transfers within Brazil, Argentina and Peru 
  • 17 nights twin share accommodation
  • Breakfast daily plus 5 dinners 
  • In-depth sightseeing
  • Coach transportation
  • Entrance fees per itinerary
  • Tipping for tour manager and coach drivers 
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