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Signature Peru and Brazil: Machu Picchu, Rio and Iguazu Falls

13 days from £3754pp

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Signature Peru and Brazil: Machu Picchu, Rio and Iguazu Falls

13 days from £3754pp
 

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This luxurious private journey captures the natural and cultural highlights of the southern Andes of Peru and the exotic beauty of the Iguazú Falls and 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. Travel 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 Brazil where you’ll immediately notice a different culture and pace of life. You arrive at Iguazú Falls, where you will step out of your hotel room at Belmond (ex-Orient Express) Hotel Das Cataratas to a symphony of birdsong and the thunderous roar of water crashing over lofty granite cliffs fringed by tropical rainforest. Explore the falls, walking above, below and even behind some of the 275 cascades, then move on to Rio. 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.

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 tour of the city and surrounding Inca ruins.

Day 7

At leisure in Cusco.

Day 8

Transfer to airport, fly via Lima to Iguazú Falls, Brazil

Day 9

Excursion to the Argentine side of the falls.

Day 10

At leisure at Iguazú

Day 11

Fly to Rio de Janeiro, transfer to hotel in Copacabana.

Day 12

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

Day 13

At leisure in Rio; transfer to airport for international flight home.

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Lima Cathedral
Places visited

Lima


 
Sacsayhuaman
Thing to do

Visit Sacsayhuaman Inca fortress


 
Hotel Sol y Luna
Accommodation

Hotel Sol y Luna


 

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