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Buenos Aires Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF SOUTH AMERICA 98

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Day 1: Buenos Aires

Bienvenidos a Argentina! Upon arrival into the international airport you will be met and transferred to your hotel where the rest of the day can be spent at leisure.

Day 2: Buenos Aires

Often labelled the ‘Paris of South America’, Buenos Aires, or simply BA, is a seductive mix of elegant architecture, characterful residents and fantastic entertainment options. This morning enjoy a guided city tour on a seat on coach basis taking the attractions of this city. Overnight Buenos Aires.

Day 3: Buenos Aires

Today continue your touring of this city as you re-join your group. The cosmopolitan capital of Buenos Aires is one of South America’s most seductive cities. Almost European in design with tree-lined streets, lively plazas and innumerable parks and gardens where colourful parrots roost, the city claims an unbelievable array of restaurants, bars, cafes and nightclubs with its interest in the arts evident in the myriad theatres, cinemas and galleries. Amongst the glamorous neighbourhoods you’ll find traditional Buenos Aires in the old-world watering holes and fine colonial architecture. With several barrios distinct in character, it’s a city that lends itself beautifully to aimless wandering. Overnight Buenos Aires.

Day 4: Buenos Aires - Iguazu Falls (Argentina)

After an early breakfast this morning transfer to the airport for your flight to Puerto Iguazu, your base for exploring the magnificent Iguazu Falls. Straddling the border between Argentina and Brazil, the Iguazu Falls are composed of over 250 separate cascades. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure after your arrival transfer.

Day 5: Iguazu Falls (Argentina) - Iguazu Falls (Brazil)

This morning we head over to Brazil and tour the Brazilian side of the falls, walking along catwalks that allow you to see the torrents of water at their most impressive. Overnight Iguazu Falls (Brazil)

Day 6: Iguazu Falls (Brazil) - Rio De Janeiro

Today you will leave the Brazilian side of the falls and be transferred back to the airport in time for your flight to Rio. Enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure. Overnight Rio.

Day 7: Rio De Janeiro

This morning enjoy a guided tour of fantastic Rio de Janeiro. Explore this colourful Brazilian city by taking a cable car up Sugar Loaf Mountain and also see the Corcovado, the famous statue of Christ, for great city views. Overnight Rio De Janeiro.

Day 8: Rio De Janeiro - Lima

This morning we take you to the airport for your flight to Lima. Arriving here, meet our local team who await to take you to your hotel.

Day 9: Lima

This morning discover why Lima has historically been such an important city with a sightseeing tour that covers Lima’s most impressive colonial buildings as well as a number of fascinating museums. The afternoon is free for you to explore Lima further.

Day 10: Lima - Cuzco

This morning we take you back to the airport for the fligth to Cuzco. Arriving into Cuzco, our local team are on hand to drive you to the hotel. later in the afternoon, you will discover with our expert guide the sights of the Plaza de Armas, the Catedral and the Koricancha complex – a supreme example of Inca stonework. Head out further afield to tour the Kenko Amphitheatre, the fortified hunting lodge of Puca Pucara, the stunning imperial baths of Tambo Machay and the megalithic fortress of Sacsayhuaman.

Day 11: Cuzco

This morning enjoy a deserved sleep in and enjoy it at your leisure. This afternoon join a half day sightseeing group of tour of Nearby Ruins in Cuzco.

Day 12: Cuzco - Aguas Calientes

This morning a scenic train journey followed by a bus ride brings you to the legendary ‘Lost City’ of Machu Picchu. Set on a mountainous peak overlooking a deep canyon on the Urubamba River, the ancient Inca city is indeed one of South America’s most impressive sights. Be amazed by the incredibly well-preserved plazas, towers and temples as you enjoy a guided tour of Machu Picchu.

Day 13: Aguas Calientes - Cuzco

Today enjoy free time to re enter Machu Pichu (Second Entrance Included). Later, our rep will assist with your catching the later afternoon train back to Cuzco, arriving around 7 pm we transfer you to your hotel.

Day 14: Cuzco

This morning we transfer to Cuzco Airport for the first flight of the morning 06:00 arriving into Lima, catch your connecting flight to Havana.