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    Places visited:

  • Cuzco
  • Sacred Valley
  • Machu Picchu
  • Lima
  • Iguaçu Falls
  • Rio de Janeiro
  • Visit Machu Picchu, the jewel in the Inca crown.

  • Gaze in awe at the mighty Iguacu Falls.

  • Immerse yourself in vibrant Rio de Janeiro.

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What our specialists say...

See three of South America's highlights. Fly up to Cuzco and visit the number of museums and Inca sites around the city. Time is spent in the stunning Sacred Valley, before heading to the impressive Machu Picchu. Then fly into Iguacu for two days to experience the mighty Iguacu Falls from both sides before heading on to Rio, one of world's most famous cities.

We recommend this trip for:

  • Cuzco
  • Sacred Valley of Incas
  • Machu Picchu
  • Cuzco
  • Lima
  • Iguacu
  • Rio de Janeiro

Itinerary idea in detail

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Includes international flights from a choice of UK airports, including London, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh and Glasgow.

Day 1 International outbound flight

International outbound flight

Today you begin your journey by boarding your international outbound flight to Cuzco.

Day 2 Cuzco


Arrive in Cuzco and transfer to your hotel in the heart of the historic centre. Sample some superb Peruvian cuisine tonight at one of the city's great restaurants.

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Day 3 Cuzco


A relaxing free morning today, why not soak up the atmosphere in Cuzco's central square. Then enjoy a guided tour of Cuzco and the nearby Inca ruins with your guide.

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Day 4 Sacred Valley of Incas

Cuzco , Sacred Valley of Incas

Travel by road out of Cuzco and into the picturesque Sacred Valley of the Incas, enjoying a private guided tour of the key sights such as the Pisac market and ruins and fortress town of Ollantaytambo. Spend the night in the valley.

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Day 5 Machu Picchu

Sacred Valley of Incas , Machu Picchu

Transfer to the station to board your train to Aguas Calientes, the small town at the foot of Machu Picchu. This afternoon, take a private guided tour of the magnificent Inca citadel.

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Day 6 Cuzco

Machu Picchu , Cuzco

Free morning to explore Machu Picchu again at your own leisure. Should you wish to climb one of the surrounding mountains we can book that for you. Take the train back to Cuzco this afternoon, where you will be met and transferred to your hotel.

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Day 7 Iguacu

Cuzco , Lima , Iguacu

Transfer to the airport in time for your flight to the Iguacu Falls, via Lima. Here you will be met and taken to your hotel.

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Day 8 Iguacu


Enjoy a private guided tour of the Argentine side of the spectacular Iguacu Falls. The walkways within the park allow you to get up close to this incredible natural phenomena.

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Day 9 Rio de Janeiro

Iguacu , Rio de Janeiro

Free morning to visit the viewing platforms on the Brazilian side of the Iguacu Falls before taking an afternoon flight to Rio de Janeiro. Enjoy the evening in one of the most beautiful cities in the world.

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Day 10 Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro

Today take an exciting full-day jeep tour of Rio's highlights, including a trip up Sugar Loaf Mountain and the iconic statue of Christ the Redeemer. There is also time to see the tranquil botanical gardens.

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Day 11 Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro

Free day to further explore Rio - I would recommend taking a stroll along perhaps the most famous beach in the world, Copacabana. If you want to see a little more of the city we could arrange further tours - you could visit a favela, or try a typical cookery class.

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Day 12 International return flight

Rio de Janeiro , International return flight

Transfer to Rio airport in time for your onward international flight.

Day 13 International return flight

International return flight

Arrive home today to complete your journey.

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