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living tourism


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XE L DELU PECIA

10 DAYS / 9 NIGHTS

LIMA • AREQUIPA • VALLE DEL COLCA • CUSCO • VALLE SAGRADO • MACHU PICCHU • LIMA

Endurance : 10 days / 9 nights Departure : Every Day Cod : ILT-TOP10

In this expedition you will be able to know the Amazonian jungle and the Andes of Peru, we will depart from Lima towards the inexplorable Amazonian jungle, where it exists the major mega-diversity of plants and exotic animals of the planet, after three days in the jungle we will travel towards the imperial city of the Cusco, moving to a magic world, to the same heart of the Empire of the Incas, here there are impressive and enigmatic buildings, which were constructed by stones carved and fitted perfectly into a waste of futurist and thousandyear-old architecture. Then from the city we will go to the emblematic Sanctuary Inca, Machu Picchu‘s citadel. Then we continue towards the fertile lands of the Sacred Valley, where exist Cyclopean ruins of old Inca’s Temples and Palaces, and color Indian markets. Our trip to the thousand-year-old world, it will culminate after knowing to the highest spectacular lake of the world, the Titicaca Lake, there we will know remote islands where still there live native that support their ancient customs. Finally, we will return to Lima, colonial and modern city, where in big museums there are kept the treasures of cultures more ancient than the Incas. colonial mansion y balconies of Moorish style. We will visite San Francisco convent, San Francisco church. The tour continues for the most traditional residential zones: El Olivar of San Isidro with olive trees bring from Spain in the 15th century, The Central Park of Miraflores and Larco Mar, special place to have a spectacular view of the Pacific Ocean. Return to the Hotel. Free afternoon

Dia 1: ARRIVAL LIMA

Arrival at the airport of Lima, transfer and accommodation at the cosen hotel. Cosen Hotel. Overnight stay in Lima. Meals: (B)

Dia 4 : LIMA / AREQUIPA

A Buffet breakfast will be served at the hotel.Transfer to the airport of Lima to take the flight to Arequipa. Arrival in Arequipa & transfer to the choosen Hotel. Guided Tour in the city.

Dia 2: LIMA

Transfer Buffet breakfast will be served at the hotel. Morning guided tour to the City of Lima historic and modern. Pick up at the hotel. We begin the guide tour to the most important and attractive places from Lima, founded in the 1535s by conquistador Francisco Pizarro. Visit the Plaza Mayor, City Hall, the baroque San Francisco Church, and the stunning cathedral, which dates back to 1555, Paseo de la República, San Martín Square, Mayor Square, Palacio Arzobispal, Santo Domingo’s church y old streets with

date of the XVIth to XIXth century, many are of author known and of anonymous painters. Of aesthetic value. We will look portraits of figures of the epoch and incas. All produced in the most important centers of cultural irradiation from Peru, the cities of Cuzco, Arequipa, Ayacucho, Cajamarca, Trujillo, etc. Lunch at exclusive restaurant in Lima to try the peruvian food. Accommodation and overnight stay in Lima. Meals: (B,L)

to personal activities. Accommodation and overnight stay in Lima. Meals: (B)

Dia 3 : LIMA

Buffet breakfast will be served at the hotel. Private guided tour at the Pedro the Osma Museum. Where we find paintings on linen, metal, wood, glass and leather. They 2


Afternoon, guided visit at Santa Catalina’s convent. You will visit the most important places from Arequipa: Carmen Alto, San Lázaro’s neighborhood and Yanahuara’s church, we will continue our visit visita to the Catedral and Square of Weapons, then the Company’s church with a excepcional baroque art from the XVII century, with the multicoloured frescos of the Dome of San Ignacio called the, Sixtina of America, then we will continue our visiting the Santa Catalina’s Monastery, beautiful and romantic citadel of the 16th century, with a special style of the different Spanish cities of the epoch.Lunch tradicional of the City. Accommodation and overnight stay in Arequipa. Meals: (B,L)

Dia 7: CUSCO / SACRED VALLEY

A Buffet breakfast served at the hotel, excursión to the Sacred Valley of the Incas. We will visit Chinchero, village of weavers, and their marked of crafts. Then we will cross beauty towns to arrive a impressive fortress of Ollantaytambo. Then a exquisite buffet lunch in Urubamba. We will visit the color indian marked in Pisac, where we will be able to look a mixure of color, tradition and people. Overnight stay in Cusco. Return to Cusco. Accommodation and overnight stay in Cusco. Meals: (B,L)

Dia 5 : AREQUIPA / CUSCO

Buffet breakfast will be served at the hotel Transfer to the airport of Arequipa, flight to Cusco. Arrival in Cusco & transfer to the Hotel. Free day to get acclimatized. Accommodation and overnight stay in Cusco. Meals: (B,L)

Dia 9 : CUSCO/ LIMA

Buffet breakfast served at the hotel. Transfer to the airport of Cusco to take the private flight to Lima Arrival in Lima & transfer to Hotel. Accommodation and overnight stay in Lima. Meals: (B)

Dia 10 : LIMA

Buffet breakfast served at the hotel. Transfer to the Internacional airport of Lima to take the flight to home. EXPEDITIONS COST HOTELS

SINGLE

Superior 3*

US$ 2 584 US$ 2 174

First Class 4*

US$ 3 594 US$ 2 797

Deluxe Standard

US$ 5 474 US$ 4 337

DOUBLE

Luxury Suite Junior US$ 6 607 US$ 5 207

INCLUDES

Día 6 : CUSCO

Buffet breakfast served at the hotel. Guided Tour in the city, we will visit Sacsahuaman, Kenko, Puca Pucara and Tambomachay. Also we will visit the Cathedral, Qoricancha, San Francisco’s church. Return to the Hotel. Accommodation and overnight stay in Cusco. Meals: (B)

Dia 8: CUSCO / MACHUPICCHU

Buffet breakfast served at the hotel. Transfer to the Train station in Poroy to take the Luxury Hiram Bingham service.You will have a guided tour of Machu Picchu, visiting the different sections of the Sanctuary. You will look the “Intiwatana”. Buffet lunch in Sanctuary lodge Hotel. Return to Cusco and transfer to the Hotel. Overnight stay in Cusco. Meals: (B,L)

• Transfer IN/OUT. • All the excursions mentioned in the program. • Train to Machu Picchu, (Hiram Bingham - Deluxe & Luxury), (Vista Dome - First Class.), (Back Pakers - Superior.) • Bus (round trip) and ticket to Machu Picchu Sanctuary. • Oficial bilingual guides in all the excursions. • Hotel night mentioned in the program. • All tickets of entrance to the places mentioned in the program. • All the meals mentioned in the program. • National flights Lima /Arequipa/Cusco/ Lima. NOT INCLUDED • Internacional flights. • Taxes of departure in the airport. • Tips in the airport. Note: All rates are per person and subject to change.

ACCOMMODATION Hotels Superior 3* • Casa Andina Classic – Lima • Crismar - Arequipa • Ruinas - Cusco Hotels First Class 4* • Sonesta or Condado - Lima • Ruinas or Novotel - Cusco. • Sonesta - Arequipa. Hotels Deluxe: 5* • Miraflores Park - Lima • Monasterio - Cusco • Libertador - Arequipa Optional in Deluxe Service One night in Machu Picchu (Sanctuary Lodge or Machu Pichu Pueblo Hotel.

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ICCHU CHU P A M EL TO RAV T Y UR LUX

8 DAYS / 7 NIGHTS

LIMA • CUSCO • VALLE SAGRADO • MACHU PICCHU • LIMA

Endurance : 8 days / 7 nights Departure : Every Day Cod : ILT-LUX8

In this expedition you will be able to know the Amazonian jungle and the Andes of Peru, we will depart from Lima towards the inexplorable Amazonian jungle, where it exists the major mega-diversity of plants and exotic animals of the planet, after three days in the jungle we will travel towards the imperial city of the Cusco, moving to a magic world, to the same heart of the Empire of the Incas, here there are impressive and enigmatic buildings, which were constructed by stones carved and fitted perfectly into a waste of futurist and thousandyear-old architecture. Then from the city we will go to the emblematic Sanctuary Inca, Machu Picchu‘s citadel. Then we continue towards the fertile lands of the Sacred Valley, where exist Cyclopean ruins of old Inca’s Temples and Palaces, and color Indian markets. Our trip to the thousand-year-old world, it will culminate after knowing to the highest spectacular lake of the world, the Titicaca Lake, there we will know remote islands where still there live native that support their ancient customs. Finally, we will return to Lima, colonial and modern city, where in big museums there are kept the treasures of cultures more ancient than the Incas. in a Deluxe Oxygen Enriched Room. After lunch at the hotel enjoy a private tour of this historic city and the nearby Inca ruins. Evening at leisure. Meals: (B,L)

Dia 4 : CUSCO / SACRED VALLEY

We have arranged a private full day visit of the Sacred Valley, starting at the

Dia 1: ARRIVAL LIMA Upon arribal in Miraflores Park incredible acean wonderful Ocean two nights.

Lima, trasnfer to the Hotel. a hotel with views. Overnight in a View Executive Suite for

Dia 3 : LIMA / CUSCO

Transfer to the airport for the flight to Cusco for a one night at Hotel Monasterio

Dia 5 : MACHU PICCHU / CUSCO

Morning transfer to Poroy from where you will travel to Machu Picchu via the luxurious Hiram Bingham train accompanied by your private guide all the way. Upon arrival, check in for a one-night stay at the Machu Picchu Sanctuary Lodge the only hotel located in a privileged area right at the entrance to this magnificent site. Later, a private guided tour around the site, one of the most outstanding archaeological wonders of the world. Upon returning to the hotel, enjoy afternoon “English style tea”. This evening dinner will be served at Tampu, the hotel’s signature restaurant Meals: (B,L, D)

Día 6 : MACHUPICCHU / CUSCO

Dia 2: LIMA

After breakfast, spend the morning touring downtown Lima, known as “The City of Kings”. Enjoy a fabulous lunch at The Perroquet Restaurant, one of Lima’s finest restaurants, serving International and traditional Peruvian dishes. Evening at leisure. Meals: (B)

Meals: (B,L)

Enjoy the wonders of Machu Picchu with city of Chincheros, which contains the infrastructure of a typical Inca town. Afterwards, savor an exquisite lunch at the Huayocari house, which has a wonderful view of the valley. Continue this magical journey as you travel up the valley to Ollantaytambo, the last Inca town that still retains its original architecture. Spend your evening at leisure Guided Tour. 4


EXPEDITIONS COST

your private guide and optional activities of your choice. Return to Cusco via the Hiram Bingham train and a two night stay in a Deluxe Oxygen Enriched Room at Hotel Monasterio. Meals: (B,L)

HOTELS

SINGLE

Deluxe Standard

US$ 6 474 US$ 5 437

DOUBLE

Luxury Suite Junior US$ 7 607 US$ 6 348

Dia 7: CUSCO / LIMA

INCLUDES

This morning indulge in a fascinating walk around the city of Cusco including the old neighborhood of San Blas. Later, transfer to the airport for the flight back to Lima. Overnight at the Miraflores Park Hotel, in an Ocean View Executive Suite. Meals: (B,L)

• Escorted airport assistance and private Transfer IN/OUT. • Domestic flights via Lan Peru or TACA airlines, including domestic airport taxes. • VIP lounge at Cusco and Lima airport. • All the excursions mentioned in the program and Guides in all excursions • Travel to Machupicchu Hiram Bimgham luxury train service and private guide. • Bus (round trip) and ticket to entrance to Machu Picchu Sanctuary. • Hotel night at the mentioned in the program. • All the tickets of entrance to the places mentioned in the program. • Complimentary treatment: Anti Jet Lack Massage at Zets Spa (Miraflores Park) and Andean Herbal Massage at Machu Picchu Sanctuary Lodge. • A la carte lunches where specified. • Buffet breakfast in all properties.

Dia 8: LIMA

Day free at leisure before departure at your home. Meals: (B) End our service.

NOT INCLUDED • Internacional flights. • Taxes of departure in the airport. • Tips in the airport. Note: All rates are per person and subject to change. ACCOMMODATION Hotels Deluxe: 5* • Miraflores Park - Lima • Monasterio - Cusco

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IGUAZU FALLS ICCHU & P U H MAC ERICA M A H OUT AT S E R G

16 DAYS / 15 NIGHTS

LIMA • AREQUIPA • VALLE DEL COLCA • CUSCO • VALLE SAGRADO • MACHU PICCHU • LA PAZ • TIWANAKU • SALTA • CAFAYATE • IGUAZU FALLS • BUENOS AIRES

Endurance : 16 days / 15 nights Departure : Every Day Cod : ILT-GSOUTH16

In this expedition you will be able to know the best of Southamerica, we will depart from Lima towards the Arequipa, where it exists the Colonial Monuments, the more delicious food of Peru, and the most deep Cayon of the world, after three days we will travel towards the imperial city of the Cusco, moving to a magic world, to the same heart of the Empire of the Incas, here there are impressive and enigmatic buildings, which were constructed by stones carved and fitted perfectly into a waste of futurist and thousand-year-old architecture. Then from the city we will go to the emblematic Sanctuary Inca, Machu Picchu‘s citadel. Then we continue towards the fertile lands of the Sacred Valley, where exist Cyclopean ruins of old Inca’s Temples and Palaces, and color Indian markets. And we have a opportunity to know the enigmatic Tiwanaku, constructed by stones too. After we know the north of Argentina, a beauty landscapes and nice people. Our trip to the thousand-year-old world, it will culminate after knowing to the most spectacular Iguazu Falls, there we will know remote islands where still there live native that support their ancient customs. Finally, we will arrive to Buenos Aires, modern city of Southamerica, There is much to do in this vibrant metropolis, with plenty of museums, theatres. Welcome and enjoy your trip. style. We will visite San Francisco convent, San Francisco church. The tour continues for the most traditional residential zones: El Olivar of San Isidro with olive trees bring from Spain in the 15 th century, The Central Park of Miraflores and Larco Mar, special place to have a spectacular view of the Pacific Ocean. Return to the Hotel. Free afternoon to personal activities.

Dia 1: ARRIVAL LIMA

Arrival at the airport of Lima, transfer and accommodation at the cosen hotel. Chosen Hotel. Overnight stay in Lima.

Dia 2: LIMA

Transfer Buffet breakfast will be served at the hotel. Morning guided tour to the City of Lima historic and modern. Pick up at the hotel. We begin the guide tour to the most important and attractive places from Lima, founded in the 1535s by Spaniars. Visit the Plaza Mayor, City Hall, the baroque San Francisco Church, and the stunning cathedral, which dates back to 1555, Paseo de la República, San Martín Square, Mayor Square, Palacio Arzobispal, Santo Domingo’s church y old streets with colonial mansion y balconies of Moorish

Accommodation and overnight stay in Lima. Chosen Hotel. Meals: (B)

Dia 3 : LIMA / AREQUIPA

A Buffet breakfast will be served at the hotel, early, transfer to the airport of Lima to take the flight to Arequipa. Arrival in Arequipa & transfer to the Crismar Hotel. Free morning 6

to get acclimatized. Afternoon, Guided Tour in the city. You will visit the most important places from Arequipa: Carmen Alto, San Lázaro’s neighborhood and Yanahuara’s church, we will continue our visit visit to the Catedral and Square of Weapons, then the Company’s church with a excepcional baroque art from the XVII century, with the multicoloured frescos of the Dome of San Ignacio called the Sixtina of America then we will continue our visiting the Santa Catalina’s Monastery, beautiful and romantic citadel of the 16th century, with a special style of the different Spanish cities of the epoch.Lunch tradicional of the City. Accommodation and overnight stay in Arequipa. Chosen hotel. Meals: (B,L)


Monolito Ponce.Templete, subterráneo. Visita museo litico Litic Museoum, ceramic Tiwanaku and Pirámide de Akapana. Overnight stay in La Paz Bolivia. Chosen hotel. Meals: (B, L).

Dia 10: LA PAZ / SALTA

Buffet breakfast served at the hotel. Transfer to the airport of La Paz, to take the flight to Salta. Arrival in Salta & transfer to Hotel. Accommodation in chosen Hotel, in afternoon.City Tour, we visit the Museum MAM, Hills San Bernardo and other beauty places of Salta City. Overnight stay in Salta Argentina. Meals: (B).

Dia 11: SALTA / CAFAYATE

Buffet breakfast served at the hotel. Transfer to Trip the Calchaqui Valleys (Cafayate).

Dia 4: AREQUIPA/COLCA CANYON

After the breakfast, very early we leave to Colca Valley, Full day excursion. When leaving Arequipa, one can admire the main volcanoes of the city and going up through the Chachani hillsides we reach the plains of Pampa Cañahuas. This area is the national Reserve of Salinas and Aguada Blanca. There we will see groups of vicunas, Alpacas and wide variety of birds. In the Valley we can see hundreds of pre-inca terraces still cultivated, ancient towns, communities, snow capped mountains, andean birds, typical dresses, thermal pools. The amazing flight of the condors, see the deep of the canyon, colonial churches, customes, religosity, wild vicunas and alpacas. At 5 pm we return to Arequipa. Overnight stay in Arequipa. Chosen hotel. Meals: (B,L)

Dia 7: CUSCO / MACHUPICCHU

Buffet breakfast served at the hotel. Transfer to the Train station to take the Bacpakers service.You will have a guided tour of Machu Picchu, visiting the different sections of the Sanctuary. You will look the “Intiwatana”. Buffet lunch in Sanctuary lodge Hotel. Return to Cusco and transfer to the Hotel. Overnight stay in Cusco. Chosen hotel. Meals: (B,L)

Dia 8 : CUSCO/ LA PAZ We leave Salta by route 68, and go by Cerrillos, la Merced, el Carril, Cnel. Moldes, la Viña, towns and cows-agricultural zone, whose main production is the tobacco. From Alemania we began the route by the Shells Gorge, where we will see the formation created by the wind and the water, through million of years (Throat of the Devil, Amphitheatre, the Castles, House of Parrots, the Friar, the Windows, the Plasterer, the Obelisk, the Toad, and the Dunes). Soon we will arrive at the town of Cafayate to visit its warehouses and to taste its famous torrontés wine. Finalized the lunch, and after the walking the town, we will start the return to Salta through the same gorge, which will give us a different landscape than the appreciated, in the outward journey.

Día 5 : AREQUIPA / CUSCO

Buffet breakfast will be served at the hotel. Very early, transfer to the airport of Arequipa, flight to Cusco. Arrival in Cusco & transfer to the Hotel.Free morning to get acclimatized. After Lunch, 2 pm, Guided Tour in the city, we will visit 4 Inca‘s Ruins Sacsahuaman, Kenko, Puca Pucara and Tambomachay. Also we will visit the Cathedral, Qoricancha, San Francisco’s church Accommodation and overnight stay in Cusco. Chosen hotel. Meals: (B,L)

Dia 6: CUSCO / SACRED VALLEY

A Buffet breakfast served at the hotel, excursión to the Sacred Valley of the Incas. We will visit Chinchero, village of weavers, and their marked of crafts. Then we will cross beauty towns to arrive a impressive fortress of Ollantaytambo. Then a exquisite buffet lunch in Urubamba. We will visit the color indian marked in Pisac, where we will be able to look a mixure of color, tradition and people. Overnight stay in Cusco. Return to Cusco. Accommodation and overnight stay in Cusco in chosen Hotel Meals: (B,L)

Buffet breakfast served at the hotel. Transfer to the airport of Cusco to take the private flight to La Paz. Arrival in La Paz & transfer an accommodations in Hotel. Free morning. Afternoon, Guided Tour in the city. You will visit the most important places from la Paz. Overnight stay in La Paz Chosen hotel. Meals: (B)

Dia 9 : LA PAZ / TIWANAKU

Buffet breakfast served at the hotel. we leved to 09.30 hrs, aproximadamente,Guided tour to Tiwanaku Ruins, we will visit the Templo de Kalasasaya-Puerta del Sol

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adventure to the botton of the San Martin and the Mosqueteros waterfalls to get an excellent view of the Garganta del diablo. After this, we‘ll do hike on the Mocuco trail. return to the hotel for dinner. Overnight in Uguazu in chosen hotel. Meals: (B)

DAY 14: IGUAZU / BUENOS AIRES The Devil Throat, Amphitheatre, the Castles, House of Parrots, the stone Friar, Windows, Plasterer, Obelisk, Toad, all impressive formation formed naturally by the erosion. Imperdible! Warehouses: with a guided visit to one of them, we will be able to know how it arrives, one the best wines, to our tables. We will make tasting. The town of Cafayate offers an pleasant old style to us, the narrow streets, the low houses that allow us to enjoy all the landscape around, the museum with important pieces of old civilizations, its a calm place, and its cathedral of old construction is one of the three that survives in South America. Overnight stay in Salta Argentina. Accommodation in chosen Hotel. Meals: (B, L)

Dia 12: SALTA / IGUAZU FALLS

Buffet breakfast served at the hotel. Transfer to the Airport of Salta to take the flight to Iguazu. Arrival at Iguazú. Transfer and accommodation in hotel of Iguazu. At time according we Visit the Argentinean Falls, surrounded by a sush flora and fauna that have been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Hike on the upper and lower circuits to get an impressive view of this marvel.This plcae was declared a Natural heritage of Humanity by UNESCO. It is a forest area where we can see numerous species of trees, orchids, ferns and others. It has a surface area of more than 65,000 hectares. Inside the park we find the waterfalls, with thir Argentinean and Brazilean side. From de Iguazu River we can see the different falls, among them are: El Salto Bozetti, dan y Eva (Adam and Eve), Garganta del Diablo (Devils Throat), and Window of the Rock. Overnight in Uguazu in chosen hotel. Meals: (B)

After the breakfast visit the Brazilian side of the falls to get a panoramic view of the place.At the adequate time, transfer to the airport to catch a flight to Buenos aires. Arrive to reach the dynamic city of Buenos Aires. Recption and accommodation in chosen hotel. Overnight in Buenos Aires in Chosen hotel. Meals: (B)

DAY 15: BUENOS AIRES

Buenos Aires was founded around the Plaza de Mayo, that nowadays is very beautiful with tall palm trees and elaborate gardens. This is where the public rallies and demonstrations have been held for many important historical events. The most popular building in this area is the „Casa Rosada“ (the pink house), the seat of the executive power with the National Bank, the Cathedral, the municipal palace, and the house of congress behind. La Boca neighborhood is inhabited by the working class, showing the extreme difference between the classes in this capital city. This area is famous for its houses of corrugated metal painted in vibrant colors and for its history of having Genoese marines and dockworkers living in its houses during the 19th century. The northern part, that includes the neighborhoods of Retiro, Recoleta, and Palermo, is the most expensive residential and commercial zone in the city. The elegant mansions constructed during the 20th century remind the viewer of Paris, though really the architectural styles are a mixture of different influences.Overnight stay in Buenos Aires. Accommodation in chosen Hotel Meals: (B, L)

DAY 16: BUENOS AIRES / HOME

Buffet breakfast served at the hotel. This trip also runs in reverse. End our service.

Dia 13: IGUAZU FALLS

Buffet breakfast served at the hotel. After Paraty we head west to the magnificent Foz do Iguassu falls, which borders Brazil and Argentina. In order to see the falls properly you need to view them from both the Brazilian and the Argentine side. The Brazilian side offers the grand overview, and the Argentine side a closer look. we navigation by rubber raft from puerto Canoas to the observation platform above the water to see the Gargarta del diablo (Devil‘s Throat), the main waterfall where the rivers drops more than 80 meters to the Tres Marias port. We‘ll enjoy a nautical

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EXPEDITIONS COST HOTELS

SINGLE

Superior 3*

US$ 2 984 US$ 2 474

First Class 4*

US$ 3 937 US$ 3 356

DOUBLE

INCLUDES

• All transfer IN/OUT. / All Transport in private service • All the excursions mentioned in the program • Train to Machu Picchu, (Vista Dome First Class.), (Back Pakers - Superior.) • Bus (round trip) and ticket to Machu Picchu Sanctuary. • Oficial bilingual Guides in all the excursions • Hotel night at the mentioned hotels in the program • All the tickets of entrance to the places mentioned in the program. • All the meals mentioned in the program. • Service guide inseveral lengauges ((inglés, francés, italiano y alemán). • National flights Lima / Arequipa / Cusco / La Paz / Salta / Iguazu / Buenos Aires NOT INCLUDED • Internacional flights • Taxes of departure in the international airport. • Tips insurance travel. Note: All rates are per person and subject to change.

ACCOMMODATION Hotels Superior: 3* & 4* • Casa Andina Classic 3*- Lima • Crismar 3* - Arequipa • Ruinas 3*- Cusco • Gloria 3*- La Paz • Ghala 3* - Salta • Saint George 4* - Iguazu • Posta Carretas 4* - Buenos Aires Hotels First Class: 4* • El Condado 4* Suites - Lima • Novo Hotel - Cusco • Sonesta - Arequipa • Plaza - La Paz • Salta - Salta • Esturion 4* - Iguazu • NH Jousten 4* - Buenos Aires


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21 DAYS / 20 NIGHTS

LIMA • AREQUIPA • VALLE DEL COLCA • CUSCO • VALLE SAGRADO • MACHU PICCHU • LA PAZ • TIWANAKU • TITICACA LAKE • SALTA • CALCHAQUI VALLEYS • SAN PEDRO DE ATACAMA • IGUAZU FALLS • BUENOS AIRES

Endurance : 21 days / 20 nights Departure : Every Day Cod : ILT-SOUTHA21 In this expedition you will be able to know the best of Southamerica, we will depart from Lima towards the Arequipa, where it exists the Colonial Monuments, the more delicious food of Peru, and the most deep Cayon of the world, after three days we will travel towards the imperial city of the Cusco, moving to a magic world, to the same heart of the Empire of the Incas, here there are impressive and enigmatic buildings, which were constructed by stones carved and fitted perfectly into a waste of futurist and thousand-year-old architecture. Then from the city we will go to the emblematic Sanctuary Inca, Machu Picchu‘s citadel. Then we continue towards the fertile lands of the Sacred Valley, where exist Cyclopean ruins of old Inca’s Temples and Palaces, and color Indian markets. And we have a opportunity to know the enigmatic Tiwanaku, constructed by stones too. After we know the north of Argentina, a beauty landscapes and nice people. Our trip to the thousand-year-old world, it will culminate after knowing to the most spectacular Iguazu Falls, there we will know remote islands where still there live native that support their ancient customs. Finally, we will arrive to Buenos Aires, modern city of Southamerica, There is much to do in this vibrant metropolis, with plenty of museums, theatres.

Dia 1: ARRIVAL LIMA

Arrival at the airport of Lima, transfer and accommodation at the cosen hotel. Chosen Hotel. Overnight stay in Lima.

Dia 2: LIMA

Transfer Buffet breakfast will be served at the hotel. Morning guided tour to the City of Lima historic and modern. Pick up at the hotel. We begin the guide tour to the most important and attractive places from Lima, founded in the 1535s by Spaniars. Visit the Plaza Mayor, City Hall, the baroque San Francisco Church, and the stunning cathedral, which dates back to 1555, Paseo de la República, San Martín Square, Mayor Square, Palacio Arzobispal, Santo Domingo’s church y old streets with colonial mansion y balconies of Moorish

style. We will visite San Francisco convent, San Francisco church. The tour continues for the most traditional residential zones: El Olivar of San Isidro with olive trees bring from Spain in the 15 th century, The Central Park of Miraflores and Larco Mar, special place to have a spectacular view of the Pacific Ocean. Return to the Hotel. Free afternoon to personal activities.

Accommodation and overnight stay in Lima. Casa Andina Classic Hotel 3*. Meals: (B)

Dia 3 : LIMA / AREQUIPA

A Buffet breakfast will be served at the hotel, early, transfer to the airport of Lima to take the flight to Arequipa. Arrival in Arequipa & transfer to the Crismar Hotel. Free morning 9

to get acclimatized. Afternoon, Guided Tour in the city. You will visit the most important places from Arequipa: Carmen Alto, San Lázaro’s neighborhood and Yanahuara’s church, we will continue our visit visit to the Catedral and Square of Weapons, then the Company’s church with a excepcional baroque art from the XVII century, with the multicoloured frescos of the Dome of San Ignacio called the Sixtina of America then we will continue our visiting the Santa Catalina’s Monastery, beautiful and romantic citadel of the 16th century, with a special style of the different Spanish cities of the epoch. Lunch tradicional of the City. Accommodation and overnight stay in Arequipa. Crismar Hotel 3* Meals: (B,L)


the houses were built of mud so it collapsed with time, leaving only the temples and palaces built with stones more important, most with huge stone worked with an admirable mastery as the Kalasasaya temple, Semisubterrain Temple, Sun Door, Akapana, Puma Punku. Return to La Paz and lodging. Overnight stay in La Paz Bolivia. Chosen hotel. Meals: (B)

Dia 10 : LA PAZ / LAGO TITICACA / COPACABANA / ISLA DEL SOL Y LA LUNA

Buffet breakfast served at the hotel. We leave La Paz hrs. 07:30 a.m. Panorámica view to the Cordillera de Los Andes during the journey. We visit the colonial town of Copacabana. Across in private lancha the estrecho Tiquina by the Titikaka Lake

Dia 4 : AREQUIPA / COLCA CANYON

After the breakfast, very early we leave to Colca Valley, Full day excursion. When leaving Arequipa, one can admire the main volcanoes of the city and going up through the Chachani hillsides we reach the plains of Pampa Cañahuas. This area is the national Reserve of Salinas and Aguada Blanca. There we will see groups of vicunas, Alpacas and wide variety of birds. In the Valley we can see hundreds of pre-inca terraces still cultivated, ancient towns, communities, snow capped mountains, andean birds, typical dresses, thermal pools. The amazing flight of the condors, see the deep of the canyon, colonial churches, customes, religosity, wild vicunas and alpacas. At 5 pm we return to Arequipa. Overnight stay in Arequipa. Crismar Hotel 3* Meals: (B,L)

Dia 7: CUSCO / MACHUPICCHU

Buffet breakfast served at the hotel. Transfer to the Train station to take the Bacpakers service.You will have a guided tour of Machu Picchu, visiting the different sections of the Sanctuary. You will look the “Intiwatana”. Buffet lunch in Sanctuary lodge Hotel. Return to Cusco and transfer to the Hotel. Overnight stay in Cusco Meals: (B,L)

Dia 8 : CUSCO/ LA PAZ

Buffet breakfast served at the hotel. Transfer Lunch in Copacabana. We visit the Island of Sol, south side and Pillkoqaima (Incas Ruins), return to La Paz city, hrs. 20:30 p.m. and overnight in la Paz Bolivia. chosen hotel. Meals: (B,L)

Dia 11: LA PAZ / SALTA

Día 5 : AREQUIPA / CUSCO

Buffet breakfast will be served at the hotel. Very early, transfer to the airport of Arequipa, flight to Cusco. Arrival in Cusco & transfer to the Hotel.Free morning to get acclimatized. After Lunch, 2 pm, Guided Tour in the city, we will visit 4 Inca‘s Ruins Sacsahuaman, Kenko, Puca Pucara and Tambomachay. Also we will visit the Cathedral, Qoricancha, San Francisco’s church Accommodation and overnight stay in Cusco. Ruinas Hotel 3*. Meals: (B,L)

Dia 6: CUSCO / SACRED VALLEY

A Buffet breakfast served at the hotel, excursión to the Sacred Valley of the Incas. We will visit Chinchero, village of weavers, and their marked of crafts. Then we will cross beauty towns to arrive a impressive fortress of Ollantaytambo. Then a exquisite buffet lunch in Urubamba. We will visit the color indian marked in Pisac, where we will be able to look a mixure of color, tradition and people. Overnight stay in Cusco. Return to Cusco. Accommodation and overnight stay in Cusco in Ruinas Hotel Meals: (B,L)

Buffet breakfast served at the hotel. Transfer to the airport of La Paz, to take the flight to Salta. Arrival in Salta & transfer to Hotel. Accommodation in Hotel Ghala 3*, in afternoon.City Tour, we visit the Museum MAM, Hills San Bernardo and other beauty places of Salta City. Overnight stay in Salta Argentina in chosen hotel. Meals: (B)

Dia 12: SALTA / CAFAYATE to the airport of Cusco to take the private flight to La Paz. Arrival in La Paz & transfer an accommodations in Hotel. Free morning. Afternoon, Guided Tour in the city. You will visit the most important places from la Paz. Overnight stay in La Paz. Hotel Gloria 3*. Meals: (B

Dia 9 : LA PAZ / TIWANAKU

Pick up from the hotel to go to the Archaeological Site of Tiwanaku, located at 72 km. from the city of La Paz. The culture Tiwanakota in nearly Three-Million of years (1500 b.c. – 1200 a.c.) achieved a remarkable expansion and influence in the Andean world. The main town possibly covered some 11 Km2. However, most of 10

Buffet breakfast served at the hotel. Transfer to Trip the Calchaqui Valleys (Cafayate). We


leave Salta by route 68, and go by Cerrillos, la Merced, el Carril, Cnel. Moldes, la Viña, towns and cows-agricultural zone, whose main production is the tobacco. From Alemania we began the route by the Shells Gorge, where we will see the formation created by the wind and the water, through million of years (Throat of the Devil, Amphitheatre, the Castles, House of Parrots, the Friar, the Windows, the Plasterer, the Obelisk, the Toad, and the Dunes). Soon we will arrive at the town of Cafayate to visit its warehouses and to taste its famous torrontés wine. Finalized the lunch, and after the walking the town, we will start the return to Salta through the same gorge, which will give us a different landscape than the appreciated, in the outward journey. The Devil Throat, Amphitheatre, the Castles, House of Parrots, the stone Friar, Windows, Plasterer, Obelisk, Toad, all impressive formation formed naturally by the erosion. Imperdible! Warehouses: with a guided visit to one of them, we will be able to know how it arrives, one the best wines, to our tables. We will make tasting. The town of Cafayate offers an pleasant old style to us, the narrow streets, the low houses that allow us to enjoy all the landscape around, the museum with important pieces of old civilizations, its a calm place, and its cathedral of old construction is one of the three that survives in South America. Overnight stay in Salta Argentina. Accommodation in chosen Hotel. Meals: (B,L)

1,648, conforms the famous Humauaca Gorge, where we can observe the seven colors hill. Along with the craftsmen, and their small houses of adobe, their old church and narrow streets, conform a town of conserved pre-Hispanic profile. We continued our trip, by the Cuesta de Lipan is a section of zigzag route 52, asphalt and raised by which we reach almost 2000 meters in 18 km, in the top we will make a stop, to observe the imposing landscape and we can view the Great salt mines, are a great extension of 12,000 HA of salt, that excite and contrast with the semi deserted landscape, by the infinite vastness of the white color that conform them. We will learn the form of extraction and see a lot

the different geysers and shower in the thermal swimming pool. Come back to San Pedro de Atacama by Machuca, a typical atacameñan town. After the Lunch in the afternoon, departure from the hotel to the moon valley. In the way which join San Pedro with Calama, stop for photographing de Salt mountain from the viewing point. After that in the Moon Valley, we will visit the salt statues “Las Tres Marías”, the salt mine, the salt caverns and we will look the evening from a big sand dune. Come back to hotel. Lodging. Overnight stay in San Pedro de Atacama in chosen hotel. Meals: (B)

Dia 15: SAN PEDRO DE ATACAMA / SALTA

After the brekfast, very early we leave san Pedro de Atacama in private Bus. Come back to Salta. Overnight in Salta in chosen Hotel. Meals: (B)

Dia 16: SALTA / IGUAZU FALLS

Buffet breakfast served at the hotel. Transfer to the Airport of Salta to take the flight to Iguazu. Arrival at Iguazú. Transfer and accommodation in hotel of Iguazu. At time according we Visit the Argentinean Falls, surrounded by a sush flora and fauna that have been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Hike on the upper and lower circuits to get an impressive view of this marvel.This plcae was declared a Natural heritage of Humanity by UNESCO. It is a forest area where we can see numerous species of trees, orchids, ferns and others. It has a surface area of more than 65,000 hectares. Inside

Dia 13: SALTA/PURMAMARCA/BIG SALINAS/SAN PEDRO DE ATACAMA

After the brekfast, we leave Salta very early, Purmamarca is a village that dates from handycrafts made of salt. Overnight San Pedro de Atacama in Chosen hotel. Meals: (B)

Dia 14: SAN PEDRO DE ATACAMA/ TATIO GEISERS/THE MOON VALLEY

Departure at 04:00 am from the hotel. Arrive at 07:00 to the Tatio Geysers (4320 m). Breakfast and trekking to

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the park we find the waterfalls, with thir Argentinean and Brazilean side. From de Iguazu River we can see the different falls, among them are: El Salto Bozetti, dan y Eva (Adam and Eve), Garganta del Diablo (Devils Throat), and Window of the Rock. Overnight in Uguazu in chosen hotel. Meals: (B)

Dia 17: IGUAZU FALLS

Buffet breakfast served at the hotel. After Paraty we head west to the magnificent Foz do Iguassu falls, which borders Brazil and Argentina. In order to see the falls properly you need to view them from both the Brazilian and the Argentine side. The Brazilian side offers the grand overview, and the Argentine side a closer look. we navigation by rubber raft from puerto Canoas to the observation platform above the water to see the Gargarta del diablo (Devil‘s Throat), the main waterfall where the rivers drops more than 80 meters to the Tres Marias port. We‘ll enjoy a nautical adventure to the botton of the San Martin and the Mosqueteros waterfalls to get an excellent view of the Garganta del diablo. After this, we‘ll do hike on the Mocuco trail. return to the hotel for dinner. Overnight in Uguazu in chosen hotel. Meals: (B)

DAY 18: IGUAZU / BUENOS AIRES

After the breakfast visit the Brazilian side of the falls to get a panoramic view of the place. At the adequate time, transfer to the airport to catch a flight to Buenos aires. Arrive to reach the dynamic city of Buenos Aires. Reception and accommodation in hotel.

chosen hotel. Overnight in Buenos Aires in Chosen hotel. Meals: (B)

DAY 20: BUENOS AIRES

Buenos Aires was founded around the Plaza de Mayo, that nowadays is very beautiful with tall palm trees and elaborate gardens. This is where the public rallies and demonstrations have been held for many important historical events. The most popular building in this area is the „Casa Rosada“ (the pink house), the seat of the executive power with the National Bank, the Cathedral, the municipal palace, and the house of congress behind. La Boca neighborhood is inhabited by the working class, showing the extreme difference between the classes in this capital city. This area is famous for its houses of corrugated metal painted in vibrant colors and for its history of having Genoese marines and dockworkers living in its houses during the 19th century. The northern part, that includes the neighborhoods of Retiro, Recoleta, and Palermo, is the most expensive residential and commercial zone in the city. The elegant mansions constructed during the 20th century remind the viewer of Paris, though really the architectural styles are a mixture of different influences.Overnight

EXPEDITIONS COST HOTELS

SINGLE

Superior 3*

US$ 3 484 US$ 2 986

First Class 4*

US$ 4 445 US$ 3 934

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• All transfer IN/OUT. / All Transport in private service. • All the excursions mentioned in the program. • Train to Machu Picchu, (Vista Dome First Class.), (Back Pakers - Superior.) • Bus (round trip) and ticket to Machu Picchu Sanctuary. • Oficial bilingual Guides in all the excursions • Hotel night at the mentioned hotels in the program • All the tickets of entrance to the places mentioned in the program. • All the meals mentioned in the program. • Service guide inseveral lengauges ((inglés, francés, italiano y alemán). • National flights Lima / Arequipa / Cusco / La Paz / Salta / Iguazu / Buenos Aires • Bus Semicama, Salta / San Pedro de Atacama / Salta ) pool service. NOT INCLUDED • Internacional flights • Taxes in the international airport. • Tips insurance travel. Note: All rates are per person and subject to change.

Overnight in Buenos Aires. Chosen hotel.

DAY 19: BUENOS AIRES

After the breakfast visit the Brazilian side of the falls to get a panoramic view of the place.At the adequate time, transfer to the airport to catch a flight to Buenos aires. Arrive to reach the dynamic city of Buenos Aires. Recption and accommodation in stay in Buenos Aires. Accommodation in chosen Hotel. Meals: (B)

DAY 21: BUENOS AIRES / HOME Buffet breakfast served at the hotel. End our service.

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ACCOMMODATION Hotels Superior: 3* & 4* • Casa Andina Classic 3*- Lima • Crismar 3* - Arequipa • Ruinas 3*- Cusco • Gloria 3*- La Paz • Ghala 3* - Salta • La Casa de San Tomás-Chile (Atacama) • Saint George 4* - Iguazú • Posta Carretas 4* - Buenos Aires Hotels First Class: 4* • El Condado 4* Suites - Lima • Novo Hotel - Cusco • Sonesta - Arequipa • Plaza - La Paz • Salta - Salta • Kimal - Chile (Atacama) • Esturion 4* - Iguazu • NH Jousten 4* - Buenos Aires


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