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a historical neighborhood and the oldest district of Buenos Aires. Visit La Boca, a very colorful area of painted houses. Continue to Recoleta Cemetery, home to the grave of Eva Duarte, “Evita.” This evening, enjoy dinner and a Tango show in historic Buenos Aires where the golden age of Tango shines once again. Experience the great Argentinean passion with a live orchestra and classic Tango dancers. (FB,D) Day 8 | Buenos Aires Free Time Set out into the city or join several optional excursions. Perhaps learn about the life of the Gauchos where you’ll appreciate the charm of the Argentinean landscape as you travel to the Pampas. Round out your day in the countryside with a barbecue lunch, Argentinean wines, folk music, traditional dances and Gaucho games. Or consider an optional trip to Tigre and Delta Rio de la Plata, the aristocratic northern district of San Isidro. Enjoy a boat excursion around some of the stunning islands of this delta. Your Travel Director will be more than happy to help you decide. (FB) Day 9 | Buenos Aires – Lima (2 Nights) This morning, fly to Lima, the “City of the Kings.” Upon arrival, explore this city at your leisure. (FB) Hotel: La Hacienda Day 10 | Lima Sightseeing and Free Time Today, discover the famous Plaza Mayor and Cathedral. See the Government Palace, Archbishop’s Palace and City Hall. Visit the San Francisco Monastery, an interesting

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museum featuring mysterious catacombs. Your afternoon is free. This evening, join your Travel Director and fellow travelers for a lively dinner at a local restaurant. (FB,D)

millenary beverage of the Incas at a chicheria and view the fortress of Sacsayhuaman. Once at your hotel, the evening is free. (FB) Hotel: San Agustin Plaza

Day 11 | Lima – Cusco – Sacred Valley (2 Nights) Take a morning flight to Cusco where you visit Sacred Valley. Stop at Awanakancha, a living museum where you can see llamas, alpacas, vicuñas and guanucos. Learn about the traditional weaving techniques of the locals before strolling through the famous Pisac Market. After lunch, settle into your hotel. This evening, join your new friends for dinner at a local restaurant. (FB,L,D) Hotel: La Casona de Yucay

Day 14 | Cusco Sightseeing and Free Time Today, view Coricancha, also known as the “Temple of the Sun.” Discover the Cathedral, considered the best repository of colonial art from Escuela Cuzquena, Cusco’s School of Art. Walk through the Inca Street of Loreto, with its remarkable Incan wall construction. Discover the San Pedro market, known for its local products. Later this evening, join your Travel Director and traveling companions for dinner at a local restaurant featuring a folkloric show of song and dance. (FB,D)

Day 12 | Machu Picchu Excursion This morning, transfer to Ollantaytambo to board your train to Aguas Calientes, the village at the feet of Machu Picchu. As you make your way through Sacred Valley, the train passes little villages and rugged mountains. Transfer to the shuttle system that completes your journey to the marvelous citadel of Machu Picchu, one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. Share your impressions of Machu Picchu with friends over dinner. (FB,D)

Day 15 | Depart Cusco This morning, your Peruvian adventure comes to an end or extend your vacation in Puno and Lake Titicaca. (FB) * Visit www.costsaver.trafalgar.com for all Unbeatable Features, guest reviews, definite departures, up-to-date information on itineraries and our great range of Optional Experiences.

Day 13 | Sacred Valley – Cusco (2 Nights) This morning, visit Pablo Seminario’s workshop. See beautiful pottery incorporating the techniques and styles of the ancient cultures of Peru. On the way to Cusco, visit a local home in Ollantaytambo, sampling the

Image: La Boca, Buenos Aires, Argentina

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