South America Circuit Overview

See some of South America's big guns on this 3-weeks journey departing from Buenos Aires and visiting Machu Picchu, Iguazu, Rio, Mendoza, the Amazon and more.

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      USD $7,595
      CAD $7,695
      AUD $7,995
      EUR €5,560
      GBP £4,785
      NZD $9,480
      ZAR R72,770
      CHF FR6,855
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Trip Validity

  • 2014-01-01 - 2014-12-31

Take a circular adventure from Buenos Aires through Peru, Bolivia, Santiago and Argentina

This comfortable trip is a showcase of South America's big guns - Lima, Machu Picchu, the Amazon Jungle, Iguazu Falls, Santiago, Rio, La Paz, Mendoza and Buenos Aires. Journey through the wilds of the Amazon, discover the beauty of Machu Picchu, sail across Lake Titicaca for a homestay with a local family, enjoy some of Argentina's best wine and food in Mendoza and soak up the vibrant night-life of Rio and Buenos Aires. What more could you want from a trip to this sultry continent?

  • Tango your way through Buenos Aires
  • Fall for Iguazu
  • Go revelling in Rio
  • Amble through the Amazon with a local guide
  • Watch the sun rise over Machu Picchu
  • Eat your heart out in Medoza

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Finish:

    Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Group size:

    Min 1 , Max 16
  • Ages:

    Min 12
  • Meals:

    No meals included
  • Accommodation:

    Farmstay (2 nts), Homestay (1 nt), Hotel (20 nts), Jungle Lodge (2 nts)
  • Transport:

    Boat, Bus, Canoe, Minibus, Plane
  • Included activities:

    2 night Estancia Stay, 2-Night Peru Amazon Adventure, Archaeological Museum visit, Boleto turistico (Full BTC), Buenos Aires - Leader led walking tour, Catacombs visit, Coca Museum, Complimentary airport arrival transfer, Corcovado/Christ Redeemer visit, Guarani community visit, Iguazu Falls - Argentinian side visit, Iguazu Falls - Brazilian side visit, Lake Titicaca boat tour & homestay, Leader-led walking tour, Machu Picchu Santuary, Mendoza - Winery tour, Museum of the Inquisition visit, Sacred Valley and local community visit, Tiawanaku archaeological site

  • Notes:

    The following international flights are not included in the price of this trip: Day 7 - Rio de Janeiro to Lima Day 20 - La Paz to Santiago A single supplement is available on this trip. On the following nights the single supplement is not available: Day 17 Lake Titicaca

  • Total price from

    USD $7,595
    CAD $7,695
    AUD $7,995
    EUR €5,560
    GBP £4,785
    NZD $9,480
    ZAR R72,770
    CHF FR6,855
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    Price information
  • Per day from:

    USD $281
    CAD $285
    AUD $296
    EUR €205
    GBP £177
    NZD $351
    ZAR R2,695
    CHF FR253
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South America Circuit Summary

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Days 1-2 Buenos Aires

Cosmopolitan, cultured and chic, Buenos Aires has European sensibilities with a fiery Latin heart. Discover colonial architecture, funky neighbourhoods, exceptional cuisine and a thriving nightlife.

Days 3-4 Iguazu Falls

An Argentinean town close to the breathtaking Iguazu Falls, Puerto Iguazu is a relaxed, friendly place to rest after a day enjoying the splendour of the falls.

Days 5-6 Rio de Janeiro

Bigger than life and beautiful to boot, Rio de Janeiro sits resplendent among mountains, rainforest and sea, and emits an energy that is irresistible to everyone who visits.

Day 7 Lima

Lima is a large, fascinating hotchpotch of architectural styles, coastal scenes, world cuisines, impressive museums, traditional culture and modern arts and nightlife.

Days 8-9 Amazon Jungle

Located on the Tambopata River near Puerto Maldonado, our eco-friendly lodge is the perfect base for expeditions into the jungle and encounters with the magnificent fauna and flora.

Days 10-11 Cuzco

Cuzco is the gateway to Machu Picchu and a city with majestic architecture, impressive ruins, a lively town centre and cultural significance around every cobblestone corner.

Day 12 Sacred Valley/Ollantaytambo

The Sacred Valley was once the heartland of the Inca Empire and now contains picturesque villages and impressive archeological sites. Located in the Urubamba Valley, the city of Ollantaytambo is an incredible archeological site and the starting point of the classic Inca Trail trek.

Day 13 Aguas Calientes

Today we travel by train along the Urubamba river to Aguas Calientes. Sitting at the base of Machu Picchu in a picturesque valley, Aguas Calientes takes its name from the numerous hot springs that are dotted throughout the area.

Days 14-15 Machu Picchu/Cuzco

An early start rewards with seeing Machu Picchu at its most impressive - with the sun rising over the mountainside and lighting up the ruins. Spend time with a guide who will give the history of the site then explore them at your own pace. Return to Cuzco and perhaps spend the evening in one of the restaurants off the Plaza de Armas.

Days 16-18 Puno/Lake Titicaca

Puno is a colourful town on the Peruvian shores of Lake Titicaca, expect to see traditionally dressed locals, chaotic markets and, if lucky enough, even dancing in the streets. Crossing the border of Peru and Bolivia, Lake Titicaca is the largest lake in South America and has some fascinating islands and hefty-sized frogs living within its waters.

Day 19 La Paz

Built in a canyon, the unique and bewtiching city of La Paz is filled with steep, cobbled streets, fascinating markets, evident tradition and captivating sights.

Days 20-21 Santiago

Set within a circle of snow-capped mountains, Santiago is vibrant, artistic and gourmet - and the gateway to adventures in the snow, sea or desert.

Days 22-23 Mendoza

Famed for its wine and raft of adventure activities, Mendoza is a lovely city to get lost in with its wide streets, excellent eateries and gorgeous plazas.

Days 24-25 Buenos Aires estancia stay

Spend a night on an Argentinean estancia and get to know what it's like to live as an authentic gaucho.

Days 26-27 Buenos Aires

Cosmopolitan, cultured and chic, Buenos Aires has European sensibilities with a fiery Latin heart. Discover colonial architecture, funky neighbourhoods, exceptional cuisine and a thriving nightlife.
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    • Total price tool tip
      USD $7,595
      CAD $7,695
      AUD $7,995
      EUR €5,560
      GBP £4,785
      NZD $9,480
      ZAR R72,770
      CHF FR6,855
      *
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