• 11 Days Essence Of South America - Brazil, Iguazu Falls And Peru

    For the time-pressed traveller looking for a trip that best sums up South America – this is it. From the beautiful hedonistic waterfront city of Rio de Janeiro to the Iguazu falls – arguably the most beautiful water falls in the world – and ending off in Machu Picchu – the famous 15th century Inca site of Peru!
  • 11 Days Essence Of South America - Brazil, Iguazu Falls And Peru

    For the time-pressed traveller looking for a trip that best sums up South America – this is it. From the beautiful hedonistic waterfront city of Rio de Janeiro to the Iguazu falls – arguably the most beautiful water falls in the world – and ending off in Machu Picchu – the famous 15th century Inca site of Peru!
  • 11 Days Essence Of South America - Brazil, Iguazu Falls And Peru

    For the time-pressed traveller looking for a trip that best sums up South America – this is it. From the beautiful hedonistic waterfront city of Rio de Janeiro to the Iguazu falls – arguably the most beautiful water falls in the world – and ending off in Machu Picchu – the famous 15th century Inca site of Peru!
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11 days
From AED25,980/Adult

Itinerary

  • Day 01 - Dubai / Rio De Janeiro
    Fly Dubai/ Rio de Janeiro EK 246 0710/1539(13hr 29min) -Daily

     

    On arrival, be met and transferred to the hotel.

    Meals included: Breakfast

  • Day 02 - Rio De Janeiro

    Enjoy a full day city tour of Rio! Ascend the two-tiered cable car up to Sugar Loaf Mountain for a great view over the city. Explore the 18th century French colonial buildings in Rio de Janeiro. Visit the distinctive and artsy Santa Teresa. Then, see the iconic statue Christ the Redeemer, exquisitely positioned on top of the 710 meter-high Corcovado Hill. Enjoy a superb view of the city from here.

    Optional: Enjoy a 12-minute helicopter scenic flight over Rio for an extraordinary perspective of this iconic city.

     

    Meals included: Breakfast

  • Day 03 - Rio De Janeiro

    Enter the “favelas” (shanty towns/urban slums) for a meaningful walk into the everyday life of Santa Marta, guided by one of the locals living in this community. Ride the tram to the top of Santa Marta, see the Michael Jackson statue, and visit several community projects.

    Walk through maze of narrow alleyways that cling to the steep hillside, and find the sweeping views of the Sugar Loaf, Christ the Redeemer, Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon and the surrounding neighborhoods. Evening, visit Lapa and enjoy the city’s nightlife with its vibrant music scene.

    Meals included: Breakfast

  • Day 04 - Rio De Janeiro /IGUAZU Falls

    Fly to Iguazu Falls.

    Fly Rio de Janeiro/Iguazu JJ 3188 1004/1222 (2hr 18min) – Daily

     

    Enjoy the Brazilian side of the falls! The walking tour descends down the canyon to offer panoramic views of more than 240 falls. Ride the glass elevator up the cliff face for an exquisite view from the upper deck.

    Optional: Enjoy an unforgettable 10- minute helicopter scenic flight over the falls!

     

    Meals included: Breakfast

  • Day 05 - Iguazu Falls/Lima

    Today, enjoy the traditional circuits in the Iguazu National Park - board a gas-propelled train to the Upper Circuit and then the Lower Circuit, for a panoramic view and close contact with the falls and surrounding vegetation. Arrive at the Devil’s Throat where the falls is at its most impressive. Enjoy the exhilarating “Gran Aventura” that combines off-road ride in the jungle and navigation to the middle of the Iguazu Canyon!

    Freshen up in your hotel before flying to Lima this evening.

    Fly Iguazu/Lima LA 2442 1955/2110 (4hr 15min) – Tue, Thu, Fri, Sun

     

    Meals included: Breakfast

  • Day 06 - Lima

    On arrival, visit the Plaza de Armas: the Cathedral and the Archbishop's Palace. Then, explore the Santo Domingo Monastery and enjoy a panoramic view of the city from its bell tower. Roam the old colonial streets and the modern district of San Isidro and Miraflores. Be impressed by the Larco Museum and enjoy lunch at ‘Café del Museo’ in the garden of the Larco Museum.

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch

  • Day 07 - Lima / Cuzco / Sacred Valley

    Fly to Cuzco.

    Fly Lima / Cuzco TA 09 1010/1130 – Daily (1hr 20min)

     

    Upon arrival, meet and descend 500-600m to hotel in Sacred Valley. Rest this afternoon to let your body acclimatise to the high altitude.

    Afternoon, walk along winding paths along a mountain cliff to visit the archaeological site of Pisac, with terraces built on its hills. Among the impressive Inca complex, see Pisaq, which is a curved wall; the Intihuatana, a solar clock among a group of temples and the military zone called "Q'allaqasa". Also visit its colourful Pisac market (Sun, Tues, Thurs).

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch

  • Day 08 - Sacred Valley / Machu Picchu

    Morning, visit the archaeological site of Ollantaytambo, both a temple and a fortress, demonstrating the wonders of city planning done by the Incas. Board the train to Machu Picchu. Enjoy a tour of the ruins and spend the night here to explore Machu Picchu in the evening and early morning when the masses of tourists are gone and the ruins is at its best!

    Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 09 - Machu Picchu / Cuzco

    Morning, explore Machu Picchu at your own leisure and soak in the ambience. For the energetic ones, you may climb to the Sun Gate or Huayna Picchu with stunning bird’s eye view of the site. (Second entrance ticket included)

    Return to Cuzco by train* late afternoon and transfer to the hotel.

    Optional: Upgrade from tourist class train to luxury train – Hiram Bingham. The carriages are luxurious with elegant decoration in the style of the 1920’s Pullman trains. Cocktails and a gourmet dinner are served.

     

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch

  • Day 10 - Cuzco

    Morning, explore the vibrant bazaar and magical Cuzco city riding through the main streets with their Inca walls. Visit the Cathedral and the Sun Temple called today as Santo Domingo Church, one of the few places that has both Spanish and Inca stonework in one complex.

    Then, visit Sacsayhuaman Fortress, an amazing and huge stone construction; this place has a great cosmic energy: that is why people think it was an astronomic observatory and an Incan oracle.

    Evening, fly to Lima for a night’s stay.

    Fly Cuzco / Lima LA 2042 1710/1835 (1hr 25min) – Daily

     

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch

  • Day 11 - Lima/Sao Paulo/Dubai

    Morning, be transferred for your flight home.

    For EK option:

    Fly Lima / Sao Paulo  JJ 8067 1210/1955 (4hr 45min) - Daily


    On arrival, connect for your onward flight early next morning.

    Day 12 Sao Paulo / Dubai EK 262 0125/2115 (13hr 50min) - Daily


    Arrive Dubai on Day 12 evening.

    Meals included: Breakfast

 

 

 

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