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Explore and Relax Peru and Brazil: Machu Picchu to Rio

16 days from £3419pp

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Explore and Relax Peru and Brazil: Machu Picchu to Rio

16 days from £3419pp

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This variety-filled private journey captures the natural and cultural highlights of the southern Andes of Peru and the heady delights of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil.

Arrive in the vast metropolis of the Peruvian capital, Lima, and move on to historic Cusco, the former Inca capital and a treasure trove of meticulous Inca stonework and graceful colonial architecture. Journey onwards into the fertile Sacred Valley of the Incas and travel by rail alongside a tempestuous river through a narrow gorge leading to the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu, set on a sub tropical mountain saddle above the Urubamba Valley.

Fly across the continent to Rio de Janeiro in Brazil, where you’ll immediately notice a different culture and pace of life. You have a couple of days in this exciting outdoor city, including an adventurous jeep tour climbing through rainforest to the peak of Corcovado mountain and the famous statue of Christ. You move on up the coast to Buzios, a charming, low-key but chic beach resort.

Holiday itinerary

Day 1

Arrive in Lima and transfer to your hotel in Miraflores on the Pacific coast.

Day 2

Fly to Cusco, transfer to Urubamba.

Day 3

Full day excursion to Pisaq ruins and the Sacred Valley of the Incas.

Day 4

By road to Ollantaytambo then train to Machu Picchu, guided tour of Machu Picchu.

Day 5

By rail and road back to Cusco.

Day 6

Half day guided walking city tour.

Day 7

At leisure in Cusco.

Day 8

Transfer to airport and fly overnight to Rio de Janeiro via change of ‘plane in Lima.

Day 9

Transfer to hotel in Copacabana.

Day 10

Jeep tour to Corcovado and the statue of Christ, and arty Santa Teresa quarter.

Day 11

At leisure in Rio de Janeiro.

Day 12

By road east along the coast to beach resort Buziós.

Days 13-15

At leisure in Buziós.

Day 16

Transfer to Rio de Janeiro international airport.

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Lima Cathedral
Places visited


Visit Pisaq
Thing to do

Explore Sacred Valley of the Incas

hotel el tambo

El Tambo Hotel


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