Multi-Day Tour

Grand South America (Luxury Gold - Summer 2018) (22 days)

Luxury Gold

Arrive In Lima, Peru. To Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

Valid for Departures: 23 Nov 2018 - 14 Dec 2018

Grand South America (Luxury Gold - Summer 2018) (22 days)

Day 1

Arrive In Lima, Peru.

Day 2

Lima City Of The Kings.

Day 3

Lima And On To The Sacred Valley.

Day 4

Exploring The Sacred Valley.

Day 5

Journey To Machu Picchu.

Day 6

Mysterious Machu Picchu.

Day 7

Return To Cusco.

Day 8

Colonial Cusco.

Day 9

Lake Region Of Peru.

Day 10

The Floating Islands Of Lake Titicaca.

Day 12

Fly To Santiago.

Day 13

The Sights Of Santiago, Valparaiso And Wine

Day 14

Fly To Buenos Aires.

Day 15

Beautiful Buenos Aires.

Day 16

Pampas, Estancias And Gauchos.

Day 17

The Falls Of Iguassu.

Day 18

The 'great Waters' Of Iguassu Falls.

Day 20

Exploring Rio De Janeiro.

Day 21

A Farewell To Rio De Janeiro.

Itinerary

DAY LOCATION(S) HOTEL MEALS DESCRIPTION
Day 1
23 Nov 2018
Arrive In Lima, Peru.
Jw Marriott Hotel Lima (Ocean View Rooms). None
On arrival at Lima International Airport, you will be met and transferred to your luxurious hotel in Miraflores. At 18:00, join your Travelling Concierge for a Welcome Dinner and seaside views at CALA.(Dinner with Wine)
Day 2
24 Nov 2018
Lima City Of The Kings.
Jw Marriott Hotel Lima (Ocean View Rooms). None
Experience Lima through the eyes of a Local Expert as you explore the UNESCO-listed, Historic Centre of Lima. Step onto the colonial balconies, with private-access, at the Archbishop's house. Your Highlight Lunch is at Amoramar in the bohemian district of Barranco. Visit the workshop of Víctor Delfín, one of Peru’s leading artists, before enjoying a hot chocolate or authentic café pasado and learning about Peruvian coffee with a barista. Enjoy a Highlight Dinner on the terrace at Huaca Pucllana.(Buffet Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner with Wine)
Day 3
25 Nov 2018
Lima And On To The Sacred Valley.
Tambo Del Inka, Sacred Valley. None
Board your flight to Cusco before continuing to Peru's Sacred Valley. Meet Nilda Callañaupa Alvarez, a Quechua scholar, and president of the Center for Traditional Textiles of Cusco. Enjoy lunch with Nilda and learn about her mission to preserve traditional weaving techniques.(Buffet Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner with Wine)
Day 4
26 Nov 2018
Exploring The Sacred Valley.
Tambo Del Inka, Sacred Valley. None
In the morning, head to the town of Maras to meet with a local family and learn about the arts and crafts of the region. View the spectacular terraced salt pans dating back to Inca times. Experience a typical caja china lunch, cooked in a wooden box, before witnessing a private Pachamama Ceremony, or 'Payment to the Earth', as a local shaman performs the centuries-old ritual.(Buffet Breakfast / Lunch)
Day 5
27 Nov 2018
Journey To Machu Picchu.
Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel. None
Visit the town of Ollantaytambo, a national archeological site. Settle into the Vistadome train for your scenic journey to Machu Picchu, before enjoying an included lunch upon arrival at your resort. Venture along nature trails with a Local Expert, through the fascinating cloud forest ecosystem. Discover a working tea plantation and the world's largest private collection of indigenous orchids. In the evening, learn how to blend the perfect pisco sour before dinner with wine at the hotel.(Buffet Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner with Wine)
Day 6
28 Nov 2018
Mysterious Machu Picchu.
Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel. None
The entire day is yours to discover the incredible UNESCO World Heritage Site of Machu Picchu with your Local Expert.(Buffet Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner with Wine)
Day 7
29 Nov 2018
Return To Cusco.
Jw Marriott El Convento Cusco. None
Return by train to Sacred Valley for a Highlight Lunch of traditional Peruvian meal cooked underground. Later, get up-close to llamas, alpacas and even the rare vicuñas, before arriving at your hotel.(Buffet Breakfast / Lunch)
Day 8
30 Nov 2018
Colonial Cusco.
Jw Marriott El Convento Cusco. None
Join your Local Expert to explore the Temple of the Sun at Korikancha and cathedral, followed by the citadel of Sacsayhuaman. Set out for San Blas to visit a candle shop and learn about its importance to the locals. Later, a candlelit Highlight Dinner is served at the reputed MAP restaurant.(Buffet Breakfast / Dinner with Wine)
Day 9
01 Dec 2018
Lake Region Of Peru.
Libertador Lake Titicaca, Puno. None
Board your included flight to Juliaca and continue to Puno, along the shores of Lake Titicaca. Your lakeside hotel is on Esteves Island.(Buffet Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner with Wine)
Day 10
02 Dec 2018
The Floating Islands Of Lake Titicaca.
Libertador Lake Titicaca, Puno. None
Cruise Lake Titicaca to the floating islands of Uros before continuing to the island of Amantaní to enjoy lunch, hosted by the local community.(Buffet Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner with Wine)
Day 11
03 Dec 2018
Puno, Peru
Jw Marriott Hotel Lima (Ocean View Rooms). None
Head to Sillustani on the shores of Lake Umayo to explore the burial grounds, before your flight to Lima. At night, savour a sensational Highlight Dinner at world-renowned Astrid y Gastón.(Buffet Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner with Wine)
Day 12
04 Dec 2018
Fly To Santiago.
The Singular Santiago Lastarria Hotel. None
Bid farewell to Lima as you fly to Santiago. In the evening, enjoy a Highlight Dinner in Lastarria, Santiago's trendiest neighbourhood.(Buffet Breakfast / Dinner with Wine)
Day 13
05 Dec 2018
The Sights Of Santiago, Valparaiso And Wine
The Singular Santiago Lastarria Hotel. None
Meet a Local Expert for a city exploration before a visit to the UNESCO-listed port of Valparaíso and the boutique Kingston Family Winery in the Casablanca Valley for a tasting.(Buffet Breakfast)
Day 14
06 Dec 2018
Fly To Buenos Aires.
Alvear Palace Hotel, Buenos Aires. None
Enjoy a leisurely morning before flying to Buenos Aires. In the evening, your Highlight Dinner with wine is at Piegari Carnes, known for its Argentine beef.(Buffet Breakfast / Dinner with Wine)
Day 15
07 Dec 2018
Beautiful Buenos Aires.
Alvear Palace Hotel, Buenos Aires. None
Get to know Buenos Aires with a Local Expert on an exploration of the city including Palermo, San Telmo and Recoleta. Enjoy views of the balcony, made famous by Evita Peron, and walk the colourful neighbourhood of La Boca. Visit the Belle Époque Teatro Colon. Enjoy a Highlight Dinner with wine, live music, singers and dancers at Rojo Tango.(Buffet Breakfast / Dinner with Wine)
Day 16
08 Dec 2018
Pampas, Estancias And Gauchos.
Alvear Palace Hotel, Buenos Aires. None
San Antonio de Areco remains one of the prettiest towns in the Pampas District. Step into a world of riding boots and leather chaps at an Estancia, where you will be served a delicious asado Highlight Lunch and a taste of the life of an Argentinian gaucho, or cowboy.(Buffet Breakfast / Lunch with Wine)
Day 17
09 Dec 2018
The Falls Of Iguassu.
Belmond Hotel Das Cataratas, Iguassu. None
Fly to Iguassu Falls, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Your Local Expert will take you to meet a tribal representative of the indigenous Guarani people. Venture to the Argentinean side of the falls to see the unfathomable Devil's Throat. Your luxurious resort is the only hotel inside the Brazilian Iguassu National Park. Dine on a selection of traditional Brazilian barbecue or international cuisine at your hotel's restaurant.(Continental Breakfast / Dinner with Wine)
Day 18
10 Dec 2018
The 'great Waters' Of Iguassu Falls.
Belmond Hotel De Cataratas, Iguassu. None
Join a Local Expert for a walk on the Brazilian side of the falls, see the panoramic view of San Martin Island and visit incredible Bird Park, which provides shelter for over a thousand birds, butterflies and reptiles from across South America.(Buffet Breakfast)
Day 19
11 Dec 2018
Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
Belmond Copacabana Palace, Rio De Janeiro. None
Fly to vibrant Rio de Janeiro and transfer to your hotel on famous Copacabana Beach. This evening, enjoy a Highlight Dinner served at a traditional Brazilian steakhouse, followed by a show at the Ginga Tropical.(Buffet Breakfast / Dinner with Wine)
Day 20
12 Dec 2018
Exploring Rio De Janeiro.
Belmond Copacabana Palace, Rio De Janeiro. None
Join a Local Expert on a cable car to the top of Sugarloaf Mountain. At Confeitaria Colombo, enjoy a Highlight Lunch amid a lavish setting. In the afternoon, visit one of Rio's favelas before a stop at The Maze, an iconic jazz club.(Buffet Breakfast / Lunch with Wine)
Day 21
13 Dec 2018
A Farewell To Rio De Janeiro.
Belmond Copacabana Palace, Rio De Janeiro. None
Join your Local Expert on a train ride up Corcovado Hill to Christ the Redeemer, another UNESCO World Heritage Site. In the evening, toast your journey over a Farewell Celebration Dinner, at the Michelin starred MEE Restaurant.(Buffet Breakfast / Dinner with Wine)
Day 22
14 Dec 2018
Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
None None
A private transfer will take you to the Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport, locally known as Galeao International.(Buffet Breakfast)

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Witness the many cultures and contrasts of South America on this luxurious journey, showcasing a dazzling array of natural beauty, vibrant civilisations, and mystical ancient cities. Dine at a Michelin-starred restaurant in Rio de Janeiro, uncover the secrets of the Incas from a Local Expert at Machu Picchu, and marvel at breathtaking scenery along the way.

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