Exotic South America
11 DAYS 10 NIGHTS
Departure Dates:TBA
Rio de Janerio, Iguassu Falls, Buenos Aires, Lima & Cusco

Exotic South America
11 DAYS 10 NIGHTS
Departure Dates:TBA
Rio de Janerio, Iguassu Falls, Buenos Aires, Lima & Cusco
Itinerary
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Day 01

Welcome aboard! Enter the world of Vacations Exotica as you begin your memorable journey of South America. Arrive Rio de Janeiro. Enjoy the city sights of Rio de Janeiro on a guided city tour.

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Day 01

Today, embark on your exciting tour of South America. Fly to Brazil. On arrival at Rio de Janeiro Airport. You will be met and greet with professional & experienced tour manager / local representative. Proceed on to the hotel and check in. Later proceed to city tour in Historical Rio de Janeiro, visit the So Bento Monastery, Candelaria (the candle-makers), Praa XV, the Travessa do Mercado, Imperial Palace, the cultural centre located in the beautifully-restored Banco do Brasil, the Casa Frana-Brasil, Ouvidor (the listeners) Street and Gonalves Dias Street with the traditional Colombo Coffee Shop. You will also visit the Carioca Square and the Metropolitan Cathedral. Transfer to a local restaurant for dinner. Overnight at Hotel Americas Copacabana or similar in Rio de Janeiro. (D)

Day 02

Rio de Janeiro. Visit to Corcovado Mountain.

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Day 02

After Breakfast, enjoy a full day visit to the Christ of Corcovado. It is Rios best-known icon. Its a concrete statue of 30 meters whose wide open arms seem to embrace the whole city. The base stands on the top of the Corcovado hill (710 meters) offering a magnificent view of the city: the Guanabara bay, Niteroi, the Rodrigo de Freitas lagoon, the beaches of Ipanema and Copacabana, the botanical garden and the Sugar Loaf. The Christ of Corcovado had been declared one of the Seven Wonders of Modern World. Enjoy lunch at a restaurant. Nightlife in Rio is considered one of the best in the world and its not to be missed. Here the night is filled with music and joy, and it makes the heart beat faster. You will be transferred to a local restaurant for dinner. Overnight at Hotel Americas Copacabana or similar in Rio de Janeiro. (B, L, D)

Day 03

Visit to the Sugar Loaf Mountain. Enjoy Plataforma Show.

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Day 03

After breakfast, enjoy a half day visit to Sugar Loaf. The Sugar Loaf is a worldwide symbol of Rio de Janeiro and offers the most beautiful views of the city. It is a combination of 2 mountains reached by a cable car, the first one called Morro da Urca is 220 meters high and offers a beautiful view of the Guanabara Bay, the beaches of Botafogo and Flamengo, the local airport and the Rio-Niteri Bridge. From this stage, a second cable car will take you up to the top of the second mountain, with 395 meters above the sea level, to find a splendid view of Copacabana beach, the Santa Cruz fortress and some beaches of Niteri. The Sugar has become a trademark of the city, making of this an unforgettable tour. Enjoy lunch. Tonight, enjoy dinner and then proceed to Plataforma 1, where a show of Samba and Folklore music with Brazilian dancers is performed. You will feel the energy and enchantment of the Carnival in Rio, the samba, the mulata dancers, a capoeira presentation and other traditional Brazilian dances. Overnight at Hotel Americas Copacabana or similar in Rio de Janerio. (B, L, D)

Day 04

Onto Iguassu (Brazilian side of the falls).

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Day 04

After Breakfast, check out & proceed to the airport for your flight to Iguassu. On arrival, proceed to Iguassu falls. Later, visit the Brazilian side of the falls and enjoy secure and modern catwalks that lead through the falls, continue down pathways which take us over the falling water up to a special area with a fantastic panoramic view of the Devils Throat and the surrounding falls. Enjoy lunch. Later check into the hotel. Tonight enjoy local dinner at the Hotel. Overnight at Hotel Mercure Iru or similar in Iguassu. (B, L, D)

Day 05

Iguassu Falls - Argentinean side of the falls with Great Adventure.

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Day 05

After breakfast, visit the Iguassu Falls from Argentinean side. In the northeast of the country, in the border with Brazil you will find the most overwhelming falls in the world. The Iguassu River plunges into a gorge of over 275 falls along 4 km completely surrounded by a dense tropical forest. You will come face to face with the native wildlife. You will enjoy the traditional circuits in the Iguassu National Park: the Upper Circuit and the Lower Circuit. The Upper Circuit guarantees spectacular panoramic views of the falls. The Lower Circuit will give us a close contact with the falls and surrounding vegetation. Finally, time to arrive at the Devils Throat. This waterfall is the most impressive waterfall of the Iguassu Falls. Enjoy the excursion called Great Adventure that combines: off-road ride in the jungle and a navigation (the last 02 kilometers are in the rapids of the river). Then, arrive at the Devils Throat Canyon where you will get closest to the falls. Today enjoy local dinner at the Hotel. Overnight at Hotel Mercure Iru or similar in Iguassu. (B, L, D)

Day 06

Onto Buenos Aires Guided City Tour. Tonight Enjoy Tango Show with Dinner.

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Day 06

After breakfast, check out & proceed to the airport for your flight to Buenos Aires. On arrival at Buenos Aires, proceed to Half day city tour to discover the citys most traditional neighborhoods. First stop will be the May Square, historical scenery of the main political events of our country. Then continue towards San Telmo. This picturesque area still preserves its colonial constructions and its cobbled streets. It is full of antique shops and artists ateliers. This tour continues in La Boca, where you will visit the famous Caminito and further go on to visit in Puerto Madero, a very sophisticated area very close to the river that houses the most elegant and chic restaurants and bars in town. You will head towards Recoleta to discover the Parisian air of Alvear Avenue, the most exclusive fashion shops, luxurious French palaces and the legendary Recoleta Cemetery. Lunch included. Enjoy the Tango Porteo Tango Porteo House opened in the best location that tango can offer in Buenos Aires, in front of the Obelisk, an indisputable landmark of the city. It magically recreates the great passion of the Argentinean society, dating to the Golden Age in Buenos Aires when every corner of the city smelt of tango. The show brings us back to Canaro, Fresedo, Piazzolla, DArienzo, Troilo and Pugliese, among other celebrities. The old Metro building is today Tango Porteo, a place that combines the most delicate ambience with the purest art deco style of the Golden Age, an outstanding group of artists, top productions and a high quality gastronomic display which honors the time it represents. Tonight enjoy Dinner. Overnight at Hotel Pestana or similar in Buenos Aires. (B, L, D)

Day 07

Excursion to Tigre and Delta.

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Day 07

After breakfast this morning we will drive you to the outskirts residential neighborhoods in the north area, near the River Plate surrounded by spectacular vegetation. You will arrive to Tigre in the Delta. We will navigate on the typical motorboat and sail along the Delta, among beautiful green islands, leafy vegetation and characteristic fauna. Arrive at Gato Blanco Restaurant located in one islands of the Parana Rivers Delta. This section of the delta is characterized for its natural semi-wild condition and the beauty of this natural environment. Enjoy lunch. Later, navigate back to the pier. Tonight enjoy dinner at Indian restaurant. Overnight at Hotel Pestana or similar in Buenos Aires. (B, L, D)

Day 08

Onto Lima Guided City Tour of Lima.

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Day 08

After breakfast at the hotel, check out & proceed to airport for your flight to Lima. On arrival at Lima proceed for half day guided city tour. Enjoy lunch. Tour around downtown Lima and its more important architectural constructions from the vice royalty period including the Government Palace and the Cathedral. During the tour, we will visit the Convent of San Francisco where you can marvel the invaluable pieces of art and its famous catacombs. Afterwards, we will proceed to modern Lima visiting San Isidro, the financial and commercial heart of the city and where it is also located the pre-Hispanic remains of Huallamarca. Later continue to Miraflores, the perfect point to enjoy the views of the bay and the Pacific Ocean and where it is perfectly combined with the modernity of its constructions with the legacy of ancient Peruvian like the pre-Hispanic site of Pucllana. Tonight Enjoy Dinner. Overnight at Hotel Jose Antonio or similar in Lima. (B, L, D)

Day 09

Onto Cusco Guided City Tour of Cusco.

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Day 09

After Breakfast, check out & proceed to airport to take your flight to Cusco. On arrival at Cusco proceed for a half day guided city tour & surrounding ruins. Visit Korikancha or Temple of Sun where you will find one of the best samples of the ability of the Incas working the stone. Later continue to the Cathedral that shelters priceless colonial pieces of art. Afterwards, we will head to the monuments that surround the city, like Sacsayhuaman which is an impressive fortress with stones of extraordinary measures. You will continue to Qenqo, Puca - Pucara and the Inca bath of Tambomachay. Also enjoy lunch. Later be transferred to the restaurant for Dinner. Overnight at Hotel Casa Andina Premium or similar in Cusco. (B, L, D)

Day 10

Cusco - Machu Picchu.

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Day 10

After breakfast, early morning proceed to the station to board the train that will take you to the Lost City of the Incas. On arrival, transfer to the Citadel of Machu Picchu, without doubts, the best proof of the perfection of the Inca ability over stone. It has different sectors among we can find the urban and farming zones. You will find temples and houses as well as its famous Intihuatana or Solar Clock which was finely carved on stone. At the end of our tour, we will have lunch at a local restaurant. In the afternoon, board the train to come back to Cusco. On arrival, transfer to hotel. Today enjoy dinner at the Hotel. Overnight at Hotel Casa Andina Premium or similar in Cusco. (B, L, D)

Day 11

Farewell!

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Day 11

After breakfast, check out & transfer to the airport to board your flight back home. Return home with great experience & wonderful memories of your Holidays with Vacations Exotica. (B)

Highlights
Highlights of the Tour
  • A complete all-inclusive tour of South America
  • Stay at conveniently located hotels
  • Daily buffet breakfast at all the hotels
  • Lunches as specified in the itinerary
  • Daily dinners
  • Visit Brazil, Argentina & Peru
  • Stay 03 nights in Rio de Janeiro
  • Guided city tour of Rio de Janeiro
  • Enjoy a cable car ride to the Sugar Loaf Mountain
  • Visit the Corcovado Mountain to see the famous Statue of Christ the Redeemer
  • Enjoy a spectacular Samba Show with dinner
  • Stay 02 nights in Iguassu
  • Enjoy these spectacular falls from both the Brazilian & Argentinean side
  • Stay 02 nights in Buenos Aires
  • Guided city tour of Buenos Aires
  • Enjoy a Tango Show with dinner
  • Full day excursion to Tigre and Delta
  • Stay 01 nights in Lima the capital of Peru
  • Enjoy a guided city tour of Lima
  • Stay 02 nights in Cusco the home of the legendary Incas
  • Enjoy a guided tour of Cusco including the Sacsayhuaman Fortress
  • Visit Machu Picchu The Lost City of the Incas
  • Visit 05 cities in 11 days at a relaxed and leisurely pace
  • Services of a professional and experienced Tour Manager traveling with you throughout your holiday
Inclusions
WHAT YOUR TOUR PRICE INCLUDES
  • SIGHTSEEING AND EXCURSIONS
    • BRAZIL
      • Rio de Janerio
        • Guided city tour
        • Visit Corcovado Mountain to see the statue of Christ the Redeemer
        • Cable car up to Sugar Loaf
        • Free time at Copacabana Beach
        • Plataforma (Samba) show with Dinner
      • Iguassu Falls
        • Visit the fall from Brazilian side
        • Visit the fall from Argentinean side
        • Enjoy Great Adventure
    • ARGENTINA
      • Buenos Aires
        • Guided City tour
        • Dinner Show at Tango Porte?o
        • Full day Tigre & Delta
    • PERU
      • Lima
        • Guided City Tour
        • Visit Miraflores
      • Cusco
        • Guided City Tour
        • Visit Machu Picchu ? The lost city of the Incas
  • ACCOMMODATION
    • 03 nights accommodation at Hotel Americas Copacabana or similar in Rio de Janerio
    • 02 nights accommodation at Hotel Mercure Iru or similar in Iguassu
    • 02 nights accommodation at Hotel Pestana or similar in Buenos Aires
    • 01 nights accommodation at Hotel Jose Antonio or similar in Lima
    • 02 nights accommodation at Hotel Casa Andina Premium or similar in Cusco
  • MEALS
    • Daily buffet breakfast in the comforts of your hotel
    • Lunch as specified in the itinerary
    • Dinners as specified in the itinerary
  • AIRFARE, TICKET TAXES AND OVERSEAS TRAVEL INSURANCE
    • Return economy class group airfare as per the itinerary
    • Cost of all internal flight tickets as per the itinerary
    • Cost of ticket taxes
    • Cost of overseas Medical Insurance for the duration of the tour
    • Cost of Brazil, Argentina & Peru visas
    • Taxes as of 01st October 2017
  • PORTERAGE
    • Porterage of 01 bag per person at the hotels only
  • TRANSFERS
    • All transfers and extensive sightseeing with entrance fees (as specified in the itinerary) by a deluxe air-conditioned coach
  • TOUR MANAGER
    • Services of a professional and experienced Tour Manager or local representative throughout your tour in South America
Exclusions
WHAT YOUR TOUR PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE
  • Cost of deviation - In case you wish to deviate from the group departure dates mentioned in the brochure i.e. either travel before the departure date of your tour or would like to come back on a later date after the tour ends, there will be an additional charge that will be applicable which will be advised to you by our sales team/ partner agent. The same is subject to availability of seats for the given dates & ticket validity. Kindly also note, the deviation request is to be made at the time of booking or at least 30 days prior to departure date.
  • Any expenses of personal nature such as porterage, laundry, wines, mineral water, food and drink not in the regular menu provided by us, mini bar, telephone calls, pay channels etc. 
  • Tips of any nature i.e. drivers, guides, tour managers etc.
  • Meals other than what is mentioned in your itinerary 
  • Cost of excursions, city sightseeing, entrance fees and local guides availed of by the passengers, other than that mentioned in ‘What your tour price includes’
  • Yellow Fever Vaccination
  • Tips to drivers, guides etc. of 05 USD per person per day for the duration of the tour

 

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Christ the Redeemer

Christ the Redeemer is the largest art deco statue in the world. It is 98 feet tall (not including the 26 foot pedestal), and the arms stretch to 92 feet wide. The statue is listed as one of the New Seven Wonders of the World.

La Boca - Buenos Aires

La Boca is a popular destination for tourists visiting Argentina, with its colourful houses and pedestrian street. La Boca was the neighborhood where new immigrants first established themselves when they arrived in Buenos Aires. La Boca is a small cultural refuge, since many artists, bohemian and handcrafters have settled in the zone. 

Iguassu Falls

Taller than Niagara and twice as wide, Iguassu falls consists of 275 waterfalls in all. The most impressive of them called "The Devil's Throat" is a U-shaped chasm having 14 falls plunging below 350 feet. Accessed by three cities in 3 different countries, Iguassu is declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.