Discover the wonders of Peru
Feel the thunder of Iguazu Falls and experience the excitement of Rio
An Argentinian Escapade
|Tour Provider||Bunnik Tours|
|Number of Days||
1 to 20
Rail, Slow paced
|10 Apr 2019||09 May 2019||Fully Booked||AUD $25,925|
Abbreviation: [B,L,D] Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Bienvenido a Lima, Peru's colonial capital! Meet your fellow travellers tonight for a welcome drink.
Our city tour this morning includes the Lima Cathedral, the Convento de San Francisco and the Barranco district. We also visit the Art Museum. [B,D]
Special Experience: This evening we're treated to a tour of Casa Aliaga, Lima's oldest colonial mansion, before a decadent 3-course dinner in the dining room, courtyard or main salon.
Today we fly to Cusco. We'll enjoy lunch before visiting the Cathedral of Santo Domingo. We also explore Koricancha, the Temple of the Sun. [B,L]
Deluxe Experience: A magical day as we travel on the Hiram Bingham Train through the Sacred Valley to Machu Picchu. Sit back, relax and indulge in a decadent brunch, accompanied by a selection of Peruvian wines. [B,D]
Why not return to Machu Picchu for an optional second visit this morning? We board the train and return to Ollantaytambo. We'll visit a local chicheria to try traditional chicha and taste some guinea pig, a South American delicacy. [B]
This morning we explore the archaeological ruins of Ollantaytambo, an ancient Incan fortress. [B,L]
Special Experience: Enjoy the famous Paso horse show over lunch 'al fresco' at a local ranch, then visit the renowned Seminario pottery workshop.
We return to Cusco, stopping to visit the lively Pisac markets and impressive ruins along the way. We'll also enjoy a weaving demonstration and meet the llamas and vicu as in Awanacancha, and visit the fortress of Sacsayhuaman. [B]
Enjoy a day at leisure to explore the fascinating city of Cusco. Why not visit the buzzing San Pedro Market or stroll through the streets of the picturesque Barrio de San Blas neighbourhood? [B]
Deluxe Experience: Board the Andean Explorer train in Cusco. Unwind in your luxurious cabin as the train begins its journey through the majestic High Andes Mountains to Puno. Savour lunch in one of the elegant dining cars. Enjoy a sensational sunset over the La Raya Mountains as you dine this evening, then retire to the bar as the train continues to Lake Titicaca. [B,L,D]
An early start to catch the breathtaking sunrise across Lake Titicaca before returning to the dining car for a decadent breakfast. Today we'll explore the famous Uros Islands and learn about life on the lake. We'll return in time for afternoon tea as the train continues to Arequipa. Enjoy dinner and the deluxe amenities on-board this evening. [B,L,D]
After breakfast, we'll discover the spellbinding scenery of Lake Lagunillas and explore the Sumbay Caves. Indulge in a final lunch on-board before we disembark and transfer to Colca. [B,L,D]
On our way to Arequipa, we visit the Cross of the Condor and the terraces of Antahuilque. [B,L]
Special Experience: The Cross of the Condor is the deepest point of the Colca Canyon. It is where the majestic Andean condor can be seen cruising over the morning thermals.
This morning we explore Arequipa. Highlights include the Convent of Santa Catalina, Church of La Compa a and Carmen Alto viewpoint. [B]
Today we fly back to Lima. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure. [B]
Embark River Cruise: This morning we begin our journey into the Amazon Jungle. After a short flight to Iquitos, we transfer to Nauta. [B,D]
Deluxe Experience: Board the luxury MV Zafiro for a 3-night cruise on the Amazon and its tributaries.
We cruise along an amazing blackwater stream, then take a guided jungle walk to learn about the area's medicinal plants. In the early evening we'll board skiffs - be on the lookout for parrots, macaws and sloths. [B,L,D]
As we continue exploring the waterways, we'll hopefully see freshwater dolphins, monkeys, and an abundance of native birds. In the afternoon we enjoy a cooking class in a local home, and taste Amazon cuisine! [B,L,D]
Disembark River Cruise: Before our flight to Lima, we'll stop to visit the Manatee Rescue Centre. [B,L]
We fly to thundering Iguazu Falls. [B]
We explore the Argentinian side of Iguazu Falls, and stand on a platform suspended over the incredible Devil's Throat! This afternoon we return to Brazil and walk the canyon path. [B]
Special Experience: Get up close and personal with stunning, exotic birds at the famous Parque Das Aves Bird Park.
This afternoon we fly to vibrant Rio. [B]
Today we visit the icons of Rio, including Corcovado Hill, the Statue of Christ the Redeemer and Sugarloaf Mountain. [B]
Enjoy a day at leisure before a traditional churrasco grill dinner at Fogo de Chao. [B,D]
We fly to the grand city of Buenos Aires. [B]
Our sightseeing in Buenos Aires includes the Recoleta Cemetery, the vibrant La Boca district and the opulent Colon Theatre. [B]
Deluxe Experience: We travel to one of the country's oldest estancias, where we spend the night and take part in traditions such as horse riding, asados and yerba mat tasting. [B,L,D]
Tonight we'll learn to tango, then watch the professionals in an amazing dinner-show. [B,D]
We begin our journey home. [B]