South American Odyssey with Amazon & Peru

Globus
By Globus
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Travel Style: Array Mixed
Physical Level: Normal generally flat walking in urban or suburban environments. 1- Very easy
Lodging Level: 3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards. Comfort (4*)
26 days
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Overview

Highlights (Bullets)

  • Rio de janeiro : Cable-car ride up Sugar Loaf Mountain and Sugar Loaf cocktail party; sightseeing with a Local Guide; visit Corcovado Mountain and the cathedral; Churrascaria dinner
  • Iguassu falls : Sightseeing with a Local Guide on both the Brazilian and Argentinean sides of Iguassu National Park; Ecological Jungle Train
  • Buenos aires : Walking tour; visit the Metropolitan Cathedral and Recoleta Cemetery; empanada cooking class; Tango lesson & show; visit a local estancia
  • Bariloche: Sightseeing with a Local Guide; chairlift to Cerro Campanario; Andes lake crossing
  • Puerto montt : Sightseeing tour
  • Santiago : Guided city sightseeing; visit the cathedral; visit Concha y Toro Winery; farewell dinnerPERU
  • Sample the unique cultures of South America on this thrilling vacation, and experience an once-in-a-lifetime tour filled with spectacular scenery, sensuous dances and music, vibrant cities, fascinating history, and plenty of time to eat in local restaurants, shop for native wares, and sip local drinks
  • South America offers some spectacular scenery, including Iguassu Falls, located on the border of Brazil and Argentina

Short Description

Triple the sights, sounds, and sizzle on this South American vacation through three of the continent’s most scintillating countries. As you samba through Brazil, tango through Argentina, and cueca through Chile, your toes will meet the liveliest of dance floors, the sandiest of beaches, and the most storied of streets. Guided visits to the vibrant cities of Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires, and Santiago are perfectly balanced with quieter excursions to lush rainforests, chic waterfront resorts in Patagonia, and even a rural Argentine ranch where you can saddle a horse and be a beret-wearing gaucho for the day. Traditional open-fire barbecues and crispy empanadas will satisfy your cowboy cravings throughout your South American journey, while witnessing both sides of thundering Iguassu Falls, cruising Patagonian fjords beneath the soaring peaks of the Andes, and visiting Chile’s renowned wine country will quench your thirst for scenic adventure. Looking for the perfect introduction to sensational South America? How about the “Meeting of the Waters” where the chocolate-colored Rio Negro flows alongside the yellowish Rio Solimões without ever mixing. You’ll also meet monkeys, catch piranhas, and explore a native caboclo village when you begin your tour of South America with a Monograms vacation package to Brazil’s Amazon. Your South American vacation wouldn’t be complete without sipping a Pisco sour and drinking in the wonder of Machu Picchu. Add Peru to your South American tour to see the ruins of the Lost City and the Sacred Valley, and the cultural uprising of “it” cities Lima And Cusco.

Style Small group tour
Spend most of the time outdoors. Common trip themes and activities include cycling, hiking, kayaking, whitewater rafting.
Itinerary Focus Active
3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.
Lodging Level Comfort (4*)
Flight & Transport Inclusions N/A
Start City ARRIVE IN MANAUS
End City LIMAYour vacation ends with breakfast this morning

Destinations

Peru Brazil Argentina Chile

Activities & Interests

Culture

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Itinerary

Day 1

ARRIVE IN MANAUS, BRAZILWelcome to Manaus! Meet your Monograms representative at your hotel. (D)

Day 2

MANAUS–AMAZON JUNGLEMANAUS “Meeting of the Waters” cruise.
AMAZON JUNGLE Naturalist guided visit to a Jungle Island. (B,L,D)

Day 3

AMAZON JUNGLEAMAZON JUNGLE Nature walk led by a Naturalist. Visit to an Amazon village and a Monkey Jungle Reserve to learn about rehabilitating indigenous primates. Nighttime Naturalist led excursion to search for nocturnal life. (B,L,D)

Day 4

AMAZON JUNGLE–MANAUS–RIO DE JANEIROMANAUS Depart your Amazon jungle lodge for guided sightseeing of Manaus including the Opera House and a local market.
RIO DE JANEIRO Fly to Rio de Janeiro. (B)

Day 5

RIO DE JANEIRORIO DE JANEIRO Free time this morning. At 3:30 pm, meet your Tour Director for a drive along Ipanema and Copacabana beaches. Cable-car ascent to the summit of Sugar Loaf Mountain for spectacular views and a sunset cocktail party to [LF] sample caipirinhas (the famous Brazilian rum drink). (B)

Day 6

RIO DE JANEIRORIO DE JANEIRO Guided sightseeing includes a scenic cog railway ride to see Christ the Redeemer statue atop Corcovado Mountain. Visit the Cathedral and see the Sambodromo, Carnival Parade location. Brazilian Churrascaria (traditional Portuguese BBQ) dinner at a local restaurant this evening. (B,D)

Day 7

RIO DE JANEIRORIO DE JANEIRO Free day. (B)

Day 8

RIO DE JANEIRO–IGUASSU FALLSRIO DE JANEIRO Fly to Iguassu Falls.
IGUASSU FALLS Guided sightseeing with a Local Guide in Iguassu National Park on the Brazilian side of the falls. (B,D)

Day 9

IGUASSU FALLSIGUASSU FALLS Travel to the Argentine side of Iguassu Falls. Visit the rainforest via Ecological Jungle Train for a guided walking tour of the falls by a Local Guide. Free time this afternoon and evening. (B)

Day 10

IGUASSU FALLS–BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINAIGUASSU FALLS Fly to Buenos Aires.
BUENOS AIRES Orientation tour. (B)

Day 11

BUENOS AIRESBUENOS AIRES Guided sightseeing with a Local Guide includes a walking tour of La Boca and San Telmo districts. See La Casa Rosada (the President’s Pink House), the Metropolitan Cathedral, and the Teatro Colón Opera House. Visit the site of Eva Perón’s tomb at Recoleta Cemetery. Argentinean [LF] empanada cooking class. Private [LF] Tango lesson followed by Argentine steak dinner and Tango show. (B,D)

Day 12

BUENOS AIRESBUENOS AIRES Scenic drive to the pampas to visit an [LF] Argentine estancia (ranch). Welcome reception includes empanadas, local beverages, and wine. Authentic Argentine lunch with live music, followed by a horseback ride or carriage ride and a gaucho (cowboy) horsemanship performance. (B,L)

Day 13

BUENOS AIRES–BARILOCHEBUENOS AIRES Fly to Bariloche in Patagonia in the heart of Argentina’s Lake District.
BARILOCHE Orientation walk with a Local Guide includes city hall, Municipality Square clock tower, and chocolate factories. (B,D)

Day 14

BARILOCHEBARILOCHE Guided sightseeing with a Local Guide includes a scenic chairlift ride to Cerro Campanario summit for views of the Andean peaks, Llao Llao Peninsula, Lago Moreno, and Lopez Bay. Lunch at a local restaurant. Free time this afternoon and evening. (B,L)

Day 15

BARILOCHE–PUERTO BLEST–PUERTO VARAS, CHILEBARILOCHE [LF] Andes Lake crossing from glacial fjord Lago Nahuel Huapi to Puerto Blest.
PUERTO BLEST Scenic drive through pine forests and mountains en route to Lago Todos los Santos. Catamaran cruise into Chile past Osorno Volcano, along Lago Llanquihue en route to Puerto Varas in Chilean Patagonia. (B,L,D)

Day 16

PUERTO VARAS–PUERTO MONTT–SANTIAGOPUERTO MONTT Guided sightseeing with a Local Guide includes seaport fish market and downtown. Fly to Santiago. (B,D)

Day 17

SANTIAGOSANTIAGO Guided sightseeing with a Local Guide includes the Government Palace, Plaza de Armas, San Cristobal Hill, and the Cathedral. Guided tour and tasting at Concha Y Toro Winery. (B)

Day 18

SANTIAGOSANTIAGO Free day before a farewell dinner this evening. (B,D)

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Day 19

SANTIAGO–LIMASANTIAGO Fly to Lima.
LIMA Meet your Monograms representative. Free time this afternoon. (B)

Day 20

LIMA LIMA Guided sightseeing includes the Plaza de Armas, the Government Palace, Cathedral, and San Francisco Monastery. This evening, guided sightseeing of the Larco Herrera Museum, which houses the largest private collection of Pre-Columbian Peruvian art in the world, followed by dinner at the museum. (B,D)

Day 21

LIMA–CUSCO–SACRED VALLEYLIMA Fly to Cusco.
SACRED VALLEY Guided sightseeing includes a visit to Sacsayhuaman, Kenko Amphitheater, and Puca Pucara before time in the village of Pisac to visit the famous market. (B,L,D)

Day 22

SACRED VALLEY–MACHU PICCHUSACRED VALLEY Visit to the Inca fortress of Ollantaytambo and a local Peruvian home. Scenic ride on the Vistadome Train through the Urubamba Valley.
MACHU PICCHU Guided sightseeing with a Local Guide. Dinner at your nearby hotel. (B,D)

Day 23

MACHU PICCHU–CUSCOMACHU PICCHU Second included entrance to Machu Picchu. Afternoon train to the Sacred Valley. Transfer to Cusco.
CUSCO Free time this evening. (B,L)

Day 24

CUSCO CUSCO Guided sightseeing includes the Cathedral, Santo Domingo Monastery, and a local market. (B,D)

Day 25

CUSCO–LIMACUSCO Fly to Lima.
LIMA Free time this evening. (B)

Day 26

LIMAYour vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (B)

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SG|South American Odyssey
SGE|With Peru
SGE2|With Easter Island
SGQ|With Amazon
SGY|With Amazon & Peru
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Accommodations



Hotel Blue Tree Premium Manaus

Located in the Adrianopolis district of Manaus nearby the Amazonas shopping center, the Hotel Blue Tree Premium Manaus features a rooftop pool with views of the city, on-site restaurant, bar, fitness center, and sauna.


Manaus
Brazil
Av Umberto Calderaro Filho, 817 - Adrianopolis

Ecopark Jungle Lodge

Inside the Amazon Jungle on the Rio Negro, enjoy daily excursions to learn about the flora, fauna, and indigenous tribes. Rooms feature private facilities and air-conditioning.


Manaus
Brazil
Amazon

Sheraton Rio Hotel and Towers

Beautifully situated along the well-known Ipanema Beach, this contemporary hotel boasts gorgeous views and extreme comfort. All 559 guestrooms are equipped with the signature Sheraton Sweet Sleeper bed, private balcony overlooking the sea, mini-bar, cable television, air-conditioning, and room service. The facilities include a swimming pool, tennis courts, beauty salon, fitness center, sauna, business center, three restaurants, and two bars.


Rio de Janeiro
Brazil
Avenida Niemeyer 121

Wish Resort

Surrounded by lush garden and located 3 miles from Iguaçu National Park, the superior Wish Resort boasts a beautiful swimming pool, easy access to the Falls, and style and comfort at every turn. The hotel offers sophisticated rooms with air conditioning and thoughtful amenities. They are elegantly styled with classic wooden furniture and soft décor. The hotel is situated close to the entrance and to the Argentinian side of Iguaçu Park and provides all the convenience of home in this fantastic setting of Iguassu Falls.


Iguassu Falls
Brazil
Avenida das Cataratas, 6845

Hilton Buenos Aires

Exceptionally located in the riverside Puerto Madero district, Hilton Buenos Aires is within walking distance of the city's top attractions and best restaurants. Guests can enjoy Argentinian cuisine at the on-site restaurant, relax at the rooftop pool, get pampered at the spa, or unwind in one of the hotel's stylish guestrooms.


Buenos Aires
Argentina
Macacha Guemes 351

Alma del Lago Suites & Spa

Situated on the shores of the Nahuel Huapi Lake, Alma del Lago Suites & Spa features expansive lake views. The hotel offers a variety of amenities including an on-site restaurant and bar, indoor pool, spa treatments, and complimentary wireless internet access.


Bariloche
Argentina
Av. Bustillo km 1.151

Radisson Puerto Varas

Situated in the heart of the city beside Lake Llanquihue, the Radisson Hotel offers stunning views of the Osorno and Calbuco volcanoes along with easy access to popular attractions. Featuring German-influenced architecture blended with rich wooden fixtures and classic stonework accents, the hotel's atmosphere is warm and inviting. Guests can enjoy the indoor pool, spa, complimentary Wi-Fi, and on-site restaurant.


Puerto Varas
Chile
Del Salvador 24, esquina Av Costenera

Hyatt Centric Las Condes Santiago

Located in the modern Las Condes neighborhood, Hyatt Centric Las Condes Santiago features an outdoor pool, rooftop bar, restaurant, fitness center, and complimentary Wi-Fi.


Santiago
Chile
Enrique Foster 30, Las Condes

Hotel Pullman Miraflores

The Hotel Pullman Miraflores is currently under construction with an expected completion date in November 2020. Please check back for more information about the hotel's location and amenities. Updates will be made as information is received.


Lima
Peru


Casa Andina Premium Valle Sagrado Hotel and Villas

The Casa Andina Premium Collection hotel in the Sacred Valley is a luxurious and satisfying retreat. Combining fine food, comfortable rooms, and personalized attention, it is the Valley's most complete hotel. In addition to a spa, a fitness center, and romantic dining, this hotel is best known for providing panoramic views of the Andes in every room. This charming mountain chalet-style hotel adds style and comfort to the already stunning atmosphere of Peru's Sacred Valley.


Urubamba Valley
Peru
5to Paradero Yanahuara

Sumaq Machu Picchu Hotel

The Sumaq Hotel is located at the foot of the Machu Picchu ruins and boasts an Andean health spa, bar, restaurant, gift shop, and business center.


Machu Picchu
Peru
Av Hermanos Ayar Mz 1 Lote 3

Casa Andina Premium Cusco

A beautifully renovated 18th-century manor house is located 3 blocks from Cusco's Plaza de Armas. The hotel is distinguished by its 3 interior patios with wooden balconies. The principal patio, featuring a gurgling stone fountain, is one of Cusco's emblematic colonial courtyards. Amenities include a gourmet restaurant, bar, reading room, room service, gift shop, and laundry service.


Cusco
Peru
Plazoleta Limacpampa Chico 473

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