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South America with Costa Rica and Panama

Expertly planned guided holidays with authentic local dining and unique sightseeing, complete with first class accommodation, transportation and internal air included.

19 Exciting Itineraries to choose from!

Sugar Loaf Mountain, Rio de Janeiro

South America Itinerary

Highlights of Peru

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In the Footsteps of the Incas

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Conquistadors, Sacred Valleys & Inca Mysteries

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Land of the Incas

EARLY PAYMENT DISCOUNTS BOOK NOW FOR THE BEST DEAL! Book and pay early for these massive savings. Don’t miss out as these discounts are subject to availability and may be withdrawn.

SAVE UP TO 10%

Pay in full on or before 31 Oct 2013

SAVE UP TO 7.5% SAVE UP TO 5%

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Peru’s Andean Explorer

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Colourful Trails of Ecuador (with optional Ecuadorian Amazon extension)

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Impressions of South America

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Best of South America

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Patagonian Grand Adventure

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South America Revealed

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Cultures & Contrasts of South America

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Icons of South America

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Costa Rica & Panama Itinerary

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Pay in full on or before 31 Jan 2014

Panama, The Canal & Beyond (with optional Cartagena extension)

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Pay in full on or before 30 Apr 2014

Costa Rica Eco Adventure (with optional Guanacaste Beach Extension)

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This discount CAN be combined with other discounts where applicable and only applies to the LAND portion of holidays featuring the “Early Payment Discount”* in the price panel. For discounts to apply, holidays must be paid in full by the designated date above.

Monkeys, Jungles & Volcanoes

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*Blackout departure dates may apply, please check with your Travel Agent or visit www.trafalgar.com at the time of booking.

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s New Itineraries tTrain Travel x Cruise q Family Experiences o At Leisure Itineraries

Pre & Post Extensions Itinerary

Amazon Extensions (Brazilian & Peruvian) Quito & Galapagos – Santa Cruz & Isabella Easter Island

A sample of some of Trafalgar’s Guided Holidays See full selection online – www.trafalgar.com/nz

Colourful Trails of Ecuador

HIGHEST ELEVATION POINT 13,451 ft.

OTAVALO

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Cayambe

10 days from $2995pp twin share 4

Experience all that charming and diverse Ecuador has to offer. Visit must-sees like the "Avenue of the Volcanoes" and Cotopaxi National Park. Ride the Devil's Nose Train zigzagging through Ecuador's dramatic topography. Filled with UNESCO World Heritage Sites, National Parks, local touches and insider experiences, this experiential holiday is not to be missed!

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Cotopaxi National Park

GALAPAGOS CRUISE 5 Day Optional Post-Trip Extension

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ECUADOR AMAZON 5 Day Optional Pre-Trip Extension

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Cruise

Select departure dates: from 18 Jan to 06 Dec 2014

Optional extensions: 5 day Ecuador Amazon (pre trip) 5 day Galapagos Islands Cruise (post trip)

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QUITO

PATATE Baños

RIOBAMBA

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ECUADOR

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Alausi

GUAYAQUIL Ingapirca El Cajas National Park

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PERU

CUENCA

Panama, The Canal & Beyond

HIGHEST ELEVATION POINT 8,200 ft.

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8 days from $2495pp twin share Select departure dates: from17 Jan to 19 Dec 2014 Bienvenidos a Panama! Cruise the famous Panama Canal to the Pacific, explore the Gamboa Rainforest aboard an aerial tram ride through the treetops, and ride dugout canoes as you spot toucans and sloths en route to the indiginous community of Embera Puru on this Central America tour. Take flight to David for a two night stay in the beautiful farmed mountain region of Boquete and end your tour in style at Playa Bonita, one of Panama’s most popular beach resorts.

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COSTA RICA

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PANAMA CITY

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BOQUETE

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PANAMA

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Canal Cruise

Cerro Punta

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CARTAGENA EXTENSION 4 Day Optional Post-Itinerary Extension

PLAYA BONITA

Santiago

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AMAZON

ECUADOR

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13 days from $6355pp twin share

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MANAUS HIGHEST ELEVATION POINT 2300 ft.

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BRAZILIAN AMAZON 4 Day Optional Pre-Itinerary Extension

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PERU

Select departure dates from: 17 Jan to 19 Dec 2014 BOLIVIA

Get the true insider experience of South America on this expertly planned At Leisure itinerary. Learn to mix the perfect Caipirinha in Rio de Janeiro and enjoy a hotel right on Copacabana Beach. Visit a gemstone workshop to see how gems are transformed into spectacular jewels. Meet an expert winemaker for the ultimate vineyard tour and indulge in hors d'oeuvres while sampling Argentine wines. Spend time enjoying the magnificent Iguassu Falls with panoramic views of this spectacular natural wonder.

Pacific Ocean

RIO DE JANEIRO

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PARAGUAY

ARGENTINA

IGUASSU FALLS

EASTER ISLAND 4 Day Optional Post-Itinerary Extension

Atlantic Ocean URUGUAY

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BUENOS AIRES

3 HIGHEST ELEVATION POINT 11,000 ft.

Land of the Incas

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GALAPAGOS ISLANDS 7 Day Optional Post-Itinerary Extension

12 days from $5762pp twin share

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Select departure dates: from 25 Mar to 02 Dec 2014 This journey through Peru encompasses the grand colonial era treasures of Lima and uncovers the ancient Inca archaeological sites of Machu Picchu, Cusco and Plaza de Armas. Explore the quaint local village of Ollantaytambo. Stand in awe as you take in beautiful Sacred Valley, charming Lake Titicaca and cruise the natural wonders of the tranquil Ballestas Islands.

PERU MACHU PICCHU

Ballestas Islands Cruise

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PUERTO MALDONADO

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PERUVIAN AMAZON 5 Day Optional Pre-Itinerary Extension

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CUSCO

PARACAS Nazca Lines

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BOLIVIA

EASTER ISLAND VIA SANTIAGO 4 Day Optional Post-Itinerary Extension

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PUNO

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Lake Titicaca Cruise

Open the door to the real South America! Discover a South America adventure packed with unique Insider Experiences beyond anything you could do on your own; visit the amazing floating reed village of Peru’s Uros Indians to see their unique way of life, explore Panama’s Gamboa rainforest with a Smithsonian Institute expert and be the invited guest for lunch at the private mansion of distinguished Peruvian, Dr. Diez Canseco.

Always included

Only with Trafalgar

• First Class hotel accommodation featuring twin rooms and private facilities • All hotel service charges and tips, baggage handling fees and local taxes • The services of a professional multilingual Travel Director throughout your trip • Welcome Reception including light meal and drinks with your Travel Director • In-depth sightseeing with Local Guides in larger cities • Audio headsets for all guided visits and included sightseeing • Travel by luxury air-conditioned coach with reclining seats and onboard restroom

A fantastic range of insider experiences that are specific to each itinerary, including: B Be My Guest privately hosted dining with your local hosts G Hidden Treasures sightseeing I Local Specialities – exploring local crafts and traditions l Unique Insights – visiting distinctive places

For more information on all our South America itineraries go to www.trafalgar.com/nz

Contact your travel agent to book today and save! To find out dates, full pricing, inclusions and trip ideas, visit www.trafalgar.com/nz

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