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Icons of South America: Cuzco, Machu Picchu, Iguazu Falls, and Rio
13 days from £6,460pp
Walk the historic cobblestone streets of Cuzco.
Visit Machu Picchu, crown jewel of the Inca Empire.
Gaze in awe at the mighty Iguaçu Falls.
Immerse yourself in vibrant Rio de Janeiro.
- Sacred Valley
- Machu Picchu
- Iguaçu Falls
- Rio de Janeiro
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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
Day 3 Cuzco
Spend the day exploring Cuzco and some of the ruins that surround the city. Over the course of the day you will gain insight into the city's storied history, from the time of the Inca to the modern day.
Day 4 Sacred Valley
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.
Day 5 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.
Day 6 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.
Day 7 Iguaçu Falls
Day 8 Iguaçu Falls
Day 9 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.
Day 10 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.
Day 11 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 take a street art tour or try a typical cookery class.
Day 12 International return flight
Rio de Janeiro , International return flight
Day 13 International return flight
International return flight
Arrive home today to complete your journey.
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