Rate : from $13,975

Per Person Twin Share
A Luxury Private Journey

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Wonders of South America, 16 Days Lima to Rio de Janeiro with A&K


Highlights
  • Earn 1 Qantas Point* per $1 spent on this itinerary!
  • Experience ancient cultures thriving in the Sacred Valley.
  • Ride the rails to Machu Picchu onboard the luxury Hiram Bingham train.
  • Move to the rhythms of South America’s sensuous dances: tango and samba.
  • Witness the wonder of Iguazú Falls.

Important Terms
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Uncover the many layers of South America on this journey through three extraordinary countries. Explore the ruins of the once-glorious civilisations in Peru. Fall in love with Buenos Aires and its insatiable passion. Drink in the natural wonder of Iguazú Falls. And be swept away by the magnetic energy of Rio de Janeiro. A&K’s signature service and expertise is included throughout with privately guided touring wherever you are.

This is an Abercrombie & Kent private journey and can be tailor-made to fit with your travel dates and built around your desires.


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Day One

Arrive Lima

A warm A&K welcome and transfer to hotel.
Accommodation: Belmond Miraflores Park Hotel (Ocean View Junior Suite)

 

Day Two

Lima

This morning touring begins at the Plaza Mayor, the official centre of the city. See the 16th century cathedral, an architectural marvel, and the Presidential Palace before driving through modern Lima to the fascinating Larco Herrera Museum which houses one of the largest private collections of pre-Inca ceramics in the world. An optional culinary experience is available today with top Lima chef Penelope Alzamora at her home in Barranco (additional cost).
Meals Included: Breakfast
Accommodation: Belmond Miraflores Park Hotel (Ocean View Junior Suite)

 

Day Three

Lima – Sacred Valley (2,800M)

Fly* to Cusco then stop for lunch at Limo restaurant before travelling by road into the Sacred Valley, full of archaeological sites, Inca terraces and colonial churches. Visit Awanakancha, a centre where South American camelids including llamas, alpacas, guanacos and vicuñas are bred. Learn about the renowned fibres created from their fleeces, as well as ancient weaving techniques which are still used today. Remainder of afternoon at leisure>
Meals Included: Breakfast & Lunch
Accommodation: Inkaterra Hacienda Urubamba (Superior Deluxe)

 

Day Four

Sacred Valley

A rewarding day starting with a visit to the Kuychi Centre, created to support the Children of the Rainbow project. Continue with a unique visit to an Andean highland community to meet local Quechua-speaking farmers and weavers. This personal encounter introduces you to the lifestyle and traditions of these Incan descendants. Lunch is at Hacienda Huayoccari, an elegant farmhouse high in the hills. Remainder of the afternoon at leisure.
Meals Included: Breakfast
Accommodation: Inkaterra Hacienda Urubamba (Superior Deluxe)

 

Day Five

Sacred Valley – Machu Picchu (2,450M)

A morning visit to the impressive fortress of Ollantaytambo, a formidable stone structure which was the site of the Incas’ greatest victory against the Spanish. Next, board the Vistadome train to Machu Picchu where a late morning arrival gives you time to begin your explorations of this breathtaking Inca citadel with your guide. Well preserved, most of the outlying buildings have been reconstructed giving an excellent picture of what the structures originally looked like.
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation: Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel (Junior Suite)

 

Day Six

Machu Picchu – Cusco (3,400M)

 An option to further explore the site of Machu Picchu at sunrise or enjoy a hike with your guide. Later board the Hiram Bingham luxury train to Cusco with gourmet dinner included on board .
Meals Included: Breakfast, Liunch & Dinner
Accommodation: Inkaterra La Casona (Balcony Suite)

 

Day Seven

Cusco

This morning enjoy a city tour which includes the Cathedral on the Plaza de Armas and the Santo Domingo Temple or Koricancha, a Dominican Church and convent built on the foundations of the Inca’s principal religious building, dedicated to sun worship. You also visit the ruins of Sacsayhuaman outside of Cusco, a testimonial to Incan architectural skills. This ancient fortress where the greatest battle between the Spanish and Incas took place overlooks the red-tiled roofs of Cusco and spectacular countryside.
Meals Included: Breakfast
Accommodation: Inkaterra La Casona (Balcony Suite)

 

Day Eight

Cusco – Buenos Aires

Return flight* to Lima. Connect with your onward flight* to the Argentine capital, Buenos Aires, where a private A&K welcome awaits.
Meals Included: Breakfast
Accommodation: Alvear Palace Hotel (Junior Suite)

 

Day Nine

Buenos Aires

This morning you are driven through the leafy streets of Palermo with time to explore the famous ten acre Recoleta cemetery where generations of Argentina’s elite are buried, including Eva Peron. Dinner and a tango show are included at Esquina Carlos Gardel with VIP arrangements.
Meals Included: Breakfast & Dinner
Accommodation: Alvear Palace Hotel (Junior Suite)

 

Day Ten

Buenos Aires

Visit the colourful La Boca district once inhabited by Italian immigrants and home to football giants Boca Juniors. Explore the Bohemian delights of San Telmo and visit the beautifully restored 19th century residence El Zanjon, an important urban archaeological site.
Meals Included: Breakfast
Accommodation: Alvear Palace Hotel (Junior Suite)

 

Day Eleven

Buenos Aires – Iguazú Falls, Brazil

Transfer to airport for your flight* to Foz do Iguaçu. Your hotel is within the Brazilian National Park and an easy walk from the falls.
Meals Included: Breakfast
Accommodation: Belmond Hotel Das Cataratas (Deluxe Room)

 

Day Twelve

Iguazú Falls

Explore the Argentine side of the Falls and get up close to the thundering torrent. Walk through the jungle to a catwalk for dramatic views .
Meals Included: Breakfast
Accommodation: Belmond Hotel Das Cataratas (Deluxe Room)

 

Day Thirteen

Iguazú Falls – Rio de Janeiro

Fly* to Rio de Janeiro and transfer to your hotel. Afternoon is at leisure.
Meals Included: Breakfast
Accommodation: Belmond Copacabana Palace Hotel (Deluxe Ocean View Room)

 

Day Fourteen

Rio de Janeiro

Take in the sights this morning including a cable car ride up Sugar Loaf, Guanabara Bay. After a typical Brazilian BBQ lunch visit the statue of Christ the Redeemer with time to explore the bohemian Santa Teresa district.
Meals Included: Breakfast & Lunch
Accommodation: Belmond Copacabana Palace Hotel (Deluxe Ocean View Room)

 

Day Fifteen

Design Your Day Rio de Janeiro

Plot your course this morning with a samba lesson or a tour through the city’s favelas (slum districts). Afternoon at leisure.
Meals Included: Breakfast
Accommodation: Belmond Copacabana Palace Hotel (Deluxe Ocean View Room) 

 

Day Sixteen

Depart Rio de Janeiro

Your journey ends with a transfer to the airport.
Meals Included: Breakfast

 

*Flights are not included.


Twin Share Per Person: From $13,975
Solo Traveller: From $23,945

Depending on your preferred dates and arrangements, final pricing will vary from low season to peak season travel.

This is an Abercrombie & Kent private journey and can be tailor-made to fit with your travel dates and built around your desires.

 

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