5 countries Peru, Bolivia, Chile, Argentina, Brazil 16d 15n
Arrival at the airport, pick up and transfer to the hotel. Lima is the capital and the largest city of Peru. It is located in the central coastal part of the country, overlooking the Pacific Ocean.
Today you will go on a half day city tour with your English speaking guide, you will also visit the Gold Museum of Lima. Later you will be transferred to the hotel.
DAY 3:LIMA – CUSCO
After your breakfast in the hotel you will be transferred to the airport with a driver for your flight to Cusco. A guide will collect you at the airport and you will have a City tour through Cusco including a visit to the “Koricancha” (Temple of the Sun). After that, you will visit the ruins of four nearby ruins Temple Kenko, Red Fortress, PukaPukara, Tambomachay and architectural complex Saksaiuaman. Later you will be transferred to the hotel.
DAY 4:MACHU PICCHU
After enjoying your breakfast in the hotel you will g on a full day excursion to “Machu Picchu – Lost City of the Incas” with an English speaking group. In the afternoon you will have lunch. Then return to Cusco by train and will be transfer to hotel.
DAY 5:CUSCO – PUNO
In the morning you will have breakfast in the hotel. After that you will be transported to the city of Puno with a group bus (with an English speaking guide). On the way there we will stop at: Andaguaililyas – Sistine Chapel of South America:,Raqchi – administrative building of the Incas. You will have lunch in Sicuanitown. Next stop: La Raya (4400 meters above sea level) with a roadside market with beautiful mountains in the background ; and Pucara – center of the Inca culture. You will arrive at around 6 pm in the hotel accommodation in Puno.
DAY 6: PUNO – UROS ISLANDS – TIWANAKU – LA PAZ
Excursion with an English speaking group to the most high navigable lake in the world – Titicaca. A trip to the islands of Uros, constructed of reeds – the home of the Aymara. After the tour, there will be a transfer to the border of Bolivia, where a guide will wait for you, to bring you to the majestic ruins of Tiwanaku (Bolivia) where you will have a visit with an English speaking guide.
DAY 7: LA PAZ – VALLEY OF THE MOON – SANTIAGO DE CHILE
Breakfast in the hotel after that you will go on a tour with an English speaking guide to the “Valle de la Luna” (Valley of the Moon) which is situated about 10 kilometers from downtown La Paz. In the evening you will be transferred to the airport with an English speaking guide to board your flight to Santiago de Chile. In Santiago you will be picked up at the airport by an English speaking guide, transfer to the hotel. Then take a walk through the historic center and you will see the Plaza de Armas with a monument dedicated to the founder of the city – Pedro de Valdivia. Furthermore you can have a look at the Presidential Palace of La Moneda, which is the largest neoclassical building as well as the Cathedral and the Central Post Office building.
DAY 8: SANTIAGO DE CHILE
After your breakfast in the hotel you will go on a city tour through Santiago de Chile with an English speaking guide. You will have the chance to see: Santa Lucia Avenida O’Higgins, La Moneda, the Cathedral, the Museum of pre-Columbian art, San Cristobal, the German Fountain, the museum of Pablo Neruda and a lot more.
DAY 9: SANTIAGO DE CHILE – BUENOS AIRES
Breakfast in the hotel. Transfer to the airport and Flight to Buenos Aires, where an English speaking guide will wait for you to bring you to the hotel.