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South America Highlights

12 DAYS Starting from $5,390 per person

On this 12-Day South America Highlights Tour, you’ll encounter three New Wonders of the World: Christ the Redeemer in Brazil, Iguazu Falls in Argentina and Machu Picchu in Peru. You’ll also visit Cusco, Buenos Aires and the Sacred Valley, the beating heart of the Incan Empire. This tour balances fascinating excursions with free time at key destinations to explore at your leisure. And we’ll take care of you every step of the way and accommodate you in comfort and luxury for the duration.


Trip at a Glance


  • A tour up Corcovado Mountain to see Rio’s Christ the Redeemer, the city’s most famous landmark.
  • An informative tour of downtown Rio, with stops at the Sambadrome, Metropolitan Cathedral and picture-perfect Sugarloaf Mountain.
  • View and explore both the Brazilian and Argentine sides of the 275 waterfalls that make up the Iguazu Falls, including a trip to the Devil’s Throat, the largest fall in the park.
  • Explore Buenos Aires with visits to San Telmo, La Boca, Recoleta, Puerto Madero, the city center, the main plaza and the Recoleta Cemetery, where you can stay on to explore alone.
  • A free day to explore Buenos Aires, plus your choice of a small intimate tango-and-dinner show, or large, Broadway-style production.
  • A private tour of the remnants of the great Incan capital of Cusco, with visits to Sacsayhuaman with its impressive stonework, and Koricancha and Cusco’s Cathedral to observe the differences between Incan and European architecture.
  • A tour of the Sacred Valley, the Incan heartland, with visits to the agricultural terraces of Moray, the salt mines at Maras and the ruins and village of Ollantaytambo.
  • A scenic train ride through the Sacred Valley from Ollantaytambo to Machu Picchu.
  • A chance to uncover the secrets of Machu Picchu, with a guided tour of the Incan citadel, as well as free time to explore the ruins at your leisure or hike to the top of Huayna Picchu for a bird’s eye view of the ruins.
  • A private tour of Lima’s key sites, with stops at the Larco Archaeological Museum, the San Francisco Monastery, Lima’s colonial squares and the waterfront district of Miraflores.

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