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.

Plus, book before 31 August and receive a Samsonite suitcase valued at $529^, for free!

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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
 

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: Australia – airplane-takeoff– Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Today, depart Australia 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.

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– Australia (B) 

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

Day 19: In-flight

Day 20: Australia 

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

 

Samsonite Early Bird Offer:

^Samsonite offer applies to any Central and South America early bird tour booking made at https://exclusives.webjet.com.au/, from 00:01 Wednesday 1 August 2018 – 23:59 Friday 31 August 2018. Minimum 2 people per booking. Offer strictly limited to one large Graphite 75cm Arq Spinner suitcase per couple and cannot be applied to prior purchases or bookings. Suitcase can be redeemed at http://www.samsonite.com.au with a unique coupon code that will be issued by Webjet Exclusives via email to the booking contact within 7 days of booking a tour. Full details on how to redeem the suitcase will be provided at this time. Excludes any Central and South America tour bookings for 2018 departures. The expiry date for all coupon codes issued as part of this promotion will be 30 September 2018. Offer can be withdrawn any time without notice. We reserve the right to cancel any coupon codes that have been issued against a cancelled booking. Webjet Exclusives is the sole promoter and as such all inquiries in relation to this promotion must be directed to Webjet Exclusives Customer Support Service, however if you are experiencing difficulties redeeming your coupon code at time of checkout via the Samsonite website, email Samsonite directly at online.au@samsonite.com for assistance, including ‘Webjet’ in the subject line. The Samsonite team will then respond accordingly. Webjet Exclusives standard booking terms and conditions apply.

 

Fine Print

 

How To Book:

To book your Tour:

  • 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. 
  • Up to 12 Months Interest Free available: https://exclusives.webjet.com.au/up-to-12-months-interest-free/
  • 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.

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

Single Supplement: $1,750 per person in addition to our twin share voucher 

You can purchase your single supplement by clicking here

Triple Share: Not available

Group Sizes: 2 – 40 people 

Accommodation: 

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

You can purchase your optional tours by clicking here 

Optional Tours: 

All prices below are in AUD 

Half Day Carnival & Samba Experience – $87 per person 
Half Day Sugar Loaf Mountain – $68 per person
Full Day Traditional Gaucho Party – $164 per person 
Pachacamac Pre-Inca Ruins – $54 per person
Evening Larco Herrera Museum with dinner – $123 per person
Half Day Ancient Cuzco Ruins – $82 per person
Half Day Cuzco Behind the Scenes – $82 per person
Half Day Sillustani Tombs – $68 per person

Optional Tours must be purchased within 7 days of  your initial booking. Please email customerexperience@webjetexclusives.com.au to ensure your booking is correctly updated. Failure to do so may result in you not being accepted on this optional tour and your purchase will be refunded.

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.

Land Only: To purchase this tour land only please click here 

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 great value 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.

For Visa assistance, please visit Webjet’s Travel Visa Service page

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

 

Travel Dates

 

14 February 2019
7 March 2019
21 March 2019
28 March 2019
11 April 2019
18 April 2019
25 April 2019
9 May 2019
16 May 2019
23 May 2019
30 May 2019
6 June 2019
20 June 2019
4 July 2019
18 July 2019
1 August 2019
8 August 2019
15 August 2019
22 August 2019
29 August 2019
12 September 2019
26 September 2019
3 October 2019
10 October 2019
24 October 2019
31 October 2019
21 November 2019

Bookings not accepted when within 65 days of departure

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 BUY NOW button

 

Flight Information

 

Airline: 
  • Return economy airfares departing Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide or Perth with LATAM, Air New Zealand or similar. 
  • Including minimum 23kg of checked baggage per passenger (actual limit is subject to airline).
  • One return airfare is supplied per voucher
  • Names cannot be changed once flights have been booked. 
  • Flights cannot be used one-way only

 Flights:

  • 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. These changes are beyond our control and will be confirmed upon booking.
  • Full names (First, Middle & Surname) as per passport must be provided for ticketing. Passport Details are also required at time of booking in order to confirm your flights.
  • Once your flights are confirmed and ticketed, flights are non-refundable and non-changeable.
  • Flight itineraries will not be provided until 30 days prior to departure, along with final documentation.
  • All flights have been booked to meet minimum connection times as per airline policy and fare rules.

Schedule Changes: 

  • Airline schedule changes or cancellations can happen from time to time and are beyond our control. The customer is responsible for reviewing their flight schedule prior to their departure. Webjet Exclusives endeavours to assist customers where possible, however should any change or cancellation occur, please contact your Travel Insurance provider to check whether you are covered by your policy.

Flight Variations:

Option 1: Flexi Flights – Arrive early and/or extend your stay with no fees post tour with the promotional airline

  • Please select how many days you want to arrive early and/or extend your stay by on your Booking Form. 
  • Flights will arrive into the city as per the tour itinerary and depart from the city as per tour itinerary. Customers cannot choose another airport or city for their arrival and/or departure.
  • All flights will be booked with the promotional airfare available at the time of booking – for your choice of preferred airline or cabin class, please see below.
  • Your fight request is subject to availability and if the promotional airfare is not available, you will be quoted the fare difference.
  • Your varied flight itinerary will not be provided in advance of ticketing and once your flights have been ticketed, no further changes can be made.
  • If you are wishing to arrange internal flights, this must be arranged at your own expense. Webjet Exclusives cannot assist with the purchase of additional flights outside of the itinerary.
  • Webjet Exclusives are unable to provide any additional accommodation outside of the tour itinerary and this will need to be arranged at your own expense. By extending your departure date, you will also forfeit the included airport transfer (if applicable) and will need to make your own way to the airport at your own expense.

 Option 2: Upgrade to Premium Economy or Business Class (where available)

  • A flat fee of $350.00 per person, plus additional airfare and taxes will be quoted if choosing to upgrade your flights to another cabin class.
  • Please select your preferred cabin class from the drop down box on the booking form at the time of making your purchase.
  • If you have a preferred airline for your upgrade quote, please mention this in the Special Request field of your Booking Form. If no specific airline is requested, the best available fare will be quoted to you.
  • Your quote will not be provided immediately and will be processed in departure date order only after final payment has been paid.
  • The quote will be sent via email only and will include clear instructions on how to make payment. Failure to pay by the stipulated date and time will cause the quote to expire, by which Webjet Exclusives will proceed to book the promotional airfare included in your packages.
  • If also choosing to arrival early and/or extend your stay, this will be quoted to you in conjunction with your preferred airline request.

 Should you be unsatisfied with the quote provided for your cabin upgrade, you can opt to:

1. Travel with the group as per the tour itinerary on the promotional airfare or;
2.Take the package as Land Only and receive a refund of the Land Only discount, if available.

Once your flights have been confirmed and ticketed, no further changes can be made and your booking will remain non-refundable.

Option 3: Choose an alternative airline

  • A flat fee of $350.00 per person, plus additional airfare and taxes will be quoted if choosing to travel with a premium airline for your tour.
  • Please specify your preferred airline in the Special Request field of your booking form.
  • Your quote will not be provided immediately and will be processed in departure date order only after final payment has been paid.
  • The quote will be sent via email only and will include clear instructions on how to make payment. Failure to pay by the stipulated date and time will cause the quote to expire, by which Webjet Exclusives will proceed to confirm your flights as per the tour itinerary.
  • If also choosing to arrival early and/or extend your stay, this will be quoted to you in conjunction with your preferred airline request.

Should you be unsatisfied with the quote provided for your airline preference, you can opt to:

1. Travel with the group as per the tour itinerary on the promotional airfare or;
2.Take the package as Land Only and receive a refund of the Land Only discount, if available.

Once your flights have been confirmed and ticketed, no further changes can be made and your booking will remain non-refundable.

 

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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 

Samsonite Offer

 

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