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Brazil & Peru Tour
Brazil & Peru Tour

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Mon 11 Nov 24: Arrival Sao Paulo
Begin your South American tour in the impressive city of Sao Paulo. Upon your arrival at the airport, you will be transferred to your hotel to check in. Overnight in Sao Paulo.

Tue 12 Nov 24: Sao Paulo Foz Do Iguau
Breakfast at the hotel. Start the panoramic tour of Sao Paulo. The city is a huge metropolis and world center of entertainment, culture, fashion, and business. Pass close to the main attractions of the city such as the historic center, Paulista Avenue, Ibirapuera Park, and more. Appreciate the green areas, the classic style architecture together with the contemporary, and get in touch with the Paulista spirit. After the tour, you will be transferred to the airport to take the flight to Iguau where the famous waterfalls are located (domestic flight not included, a late afternoon flight is recommended. Clients can check out and leave the luggage at the hotel until transfer to the airport). Upon arrival at the airport, you will be transferred to the hotel.

Wed 13 Nov 24: Iguacu Falls (Brazilian side) and Bird Park
Breakfast at the hotel. In the morning, the guide will pick you up from the hotel for a half-day tour to visit the wonderful Iguacu Falls and admire the natural spectacle from different angles, thanks to the different observation platforms. Appreciate the immensity and strength of the water that falls continuously. From the Brazilian side, you can have a wonderful panoramic view, since two-thirds are on the opposite side, the Argentine side. After contemplating this natural wonder, visit the Bird Park, one of the best-known attractions in the region. Here, you will have direct contact with more than 1020 birds of 150 different species preserved on 16.5 hectares of the spectacular Atlantic Forest. Also, in this place projects of education, research and conservation of the environment have been developed, as well as a butterfly house and three large aviaries where visitors can enter to be next to toucans, scarlet ibis, macaws, and more species. At the end of the tour, you will be transferred back to your hotel in the early afternoon to relax and unwind.

Thu 14 Nov 24: Iguacu Rio De Janeiro (2hrs by flight, not included / 1hr by land)
Breakfast at the hotel. You have a free morning in Iguau before being transferred to the airport to take a flight to the impressive city of Rio de Janeiro (domestic flight not included, an early afternoon flight is recommended. Clients can check-out and leave the luggage at the hotel until transfer to the airport). Upon arrival in Rio, you will be transferred to your hotel for check-in. Rio de Janeiro has a lively nightlife full of energy, music, dancing, good food and drinks in a festive atmosphere along its streets. A great way to enjoy it and learn more about the Carnival and its traditions is to watch the spectacular samba show at Ginga Tropical*, which features singers and dancers dressed in creative costumes that present Brazilian folklore and capture the rhythms of the Carnival. This show, genuinely enchanting and impressive, ends with a fancy dress parade. Before the show, you will dine in a traditional steakhouse with various options of hot and cold dishes.

Fri 15 Nov 24: Panoramic Tour Sugarloaf Corcovado
Breakfast at the hotel. The panoramic tour begins in the morning, starting from the hotel, passing through the beaches of the South area of Rio, while listening to the history of local neighborhoods. Before reaching Sugarloaf, you will take a tour of downtown Rio. Pass by the Sambadrome, the Metropolitan Cathedral, Plaza Cinelndia and the Municipal Theatre. After crossing the historic Rio Branco avenue, you will reach the Urca neighbourhood, where you will board a cable car to the top of the Urca hill, which rises 215 metres above sea level, offering spectacular views of the entire bay and the surrounding islands. On the Urca hill, you will take a second cable car to the top of the Sugarloaf, which rises 395 metres above sea level and offers a 360-degree view of the entire city. After the visit, taste a traditional barbecue lunch that provides a wide variety of options. Then, head to the legendary Maracana stadium. From there, go to the meeting point to board the vehicle that will take you to the iconic statue of Christ the Redeemer, the most famous monument in Rio, on Cerro Corcovado. After this activity, you will be transferred back to your hotel.

Sat 16 Nov 24: Jeep Tour of Santa Teresa and Tijuca Forest
After breakfast at the hotel, it's time for a refreshing jeep tour of Rio de Janeiro. Start in the Santa Teresa neighborhood, where you will meet its narrow winding streets and colorful historical buildings in this bohemian area. From the top of Santa Teresa Hill, you will have some of the best views of the lush landscapes of Guanabara Bay.Continue to the Tijuca Forest, the largest urban forest in the world. This stretch of greenery covers a large part of the city and yet it feels like a distant world. The tour includes some simple trails, where you can see the impressive local flora up close. Depending on the day, you might also observe monkeys, toucans, iguanas, anteaters, and more.At the end of the tour, you will be transferred back to your hotel.

Sun 17 Nov 24: Rio de Janeiro Lima (5hrs by flight, not included)
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to Rio de Janeiro airport to take a flight to the city of Lima (international flight not included, a morning flight is recommended). Upon arrival, a transportation service will pick you up from the airport to transfer you to your hotel. You have the rest of the day off to visit Limas delicious restaurants, shops or attractions.

Mon 18 Nov 24: Lima Cusco (90min by flight, not included)
After breakfast at the hotel, a vehicle will transport you from the hotel to Lima airport for your flight to Cusco, the capital of the Inca Empire. Upon arrival at Cusco Airport, a comfortable transfer to your selected hotel will be provided, accompanied by a knowledgeable guide offering insights into the city's attractions and assisting you along the way. It's essential that domestic flights from Lima to Cusco arrive no later than 10:30 am; arrivals after noon are too late. Upon arrival, you have the option to rest and recover after the flight or venture out into the city for your first glimpse of life in Peru. Alternatively, you can opt for our optional Half-Day South Valley Tour: Tipn, Pikillaqta, and Andahuaylillas. This unique tour includes visits to significant attractions between Cusco and Puno. You'll explore breathtaking archaeological sites like Tipn, with its impressive rural colonial mansion and ancient Inca irrigation system. Next, discover Pikillacta, one of the best-preserved pre-Inca cities, showcasing the remains of the Wari culture, ancestors of the Incas. Finally, marvel at the beautiful Church of Andahuaylillas, known as "The Sistine Chapel of America," where you'll see the original pipe organ from the Wari era. This tour offers a day away from the city's hustle and bustle, providing a comprehensive exploration of the region's history and culture. Notes: Private service. Start time: 13:00 hours. Duration: 4.5 hours. Includes pick-up and drop-off, bilingual guide (Spanish and English), admission to Andahuaylillas, and BTC (Cusco tourist ticket).

Tue 19 Nov 24: Cusco City Tour and Nearby Archaeological Sites
After breakfast at the hotel, embark on an enlightening guided tour in the afternoon, commencing at the Santo Domingo Convent, a grand Renaissance-baroque complex erected atop the Inca Coricancha temple. Once one of the most revered sites for sun worship, its Inca foundations still grace the convent's base. Historical accounts recount its opulence, adorned with golden leaf and effigies of nature's splendor. Following, explore the Cathedral, Cusco's majestic centerpiece, dominating the Main Square. Ascend the hills overlooking Cusco to encounter the remnants of Sacsayhuaman fortress, its formidable ramparts commanding panoramic vistas. Venture further to Qenqo, a site of Incan agricultural rites, featuring temple ruins and an amphitheater. Witness the enigmatic formations of Qenqo before concluding the tour at Puka Pukara, the "Red Fortress" in Quechua, an Incan stronghold crowning a prominent hill. Here, the remnants of dwellings, squares, baths, aqueducts, walls, and towers offer insight into Incan military prowess. Afterward, return to Cusco, where the remainder of the afternoon is yours to unwind at the hotel or explore the city at your leisure.

Wed 20 Nov 24: Cusco - Machu Picchu - Cusco
Your journey to Machu Picchu begins with a transfer to the station to board the train that will take you to Aguas Calientes. The town, also known as "Machu Picchu Town," is the last stop before entering the most important archaeological site in Peru. In Aguas Calientes, there are craft markets, restaurants, and hotels of different categories for those who prefer to spend the night at the foot of the mountain and go up early in the morning. Finally, after a short bus transfer, you will arrive at Machu Picchu, a masterpiece of engineering and architecture that served as a sanctuary and refuge for the Inca ruler Pachacutec. Machu Picchu, which means "Old Mountain," is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. A guided tour explains the origins behind this awe-inspiring citadel, presenting its most prominent landmarks such as the monumental Main Square, the Royal Quarters, the Temple of the Three Windows, the Circular Towers, the Sacred Sun Dial, and the Burial Grounds. Return to Aguas Calientes for lunch and then board the train back to Cusco.

Thu 21 Nov 24: Departure Cusco
Breakfast at the hotel. Enjoy a pleasant transfer from the selected hotel to Cusco airport to board the flight out of the city.

Prices & Departure:
Deposit: £1250pp
Y49283 Heathrow from £4369pp
Y49606 Manchester from £4369pp
Departs 11 November 2024
Y49619 Birmingham from £4365pp
Y49615/21 Glasgow or Newcastle from £4399pp
Y49610 Edinburgh from £4545pp
Y49590 Single Supplement from £829pp

Terms & Conditions:
Based on 2 Adults Sharing

Offer Includes

  • All International & Domestic Flights with 23kgs Baggage Included
  • English Local Guides throughout the itinerary
  • Sao Paulo Transamerica Executive Chacara de Santo Antonio or similar
  • Foz do Iguacu Continental Inn or similar
  • Rio de Janeiro Windsor Copa or similar
  • Lima Tierra Viva or similar
  • Cusco Tierra Viva or similar
  • MEALS: 10 Breakfast 2 Lunches on Day 5 and 10 1 Dinner on Day 4
  • Shared transfers from/to the airport in Sao Paulo and Iguacu
  • Private transfers from/to the airport in Rio de Janeiro, Lima and Cusco
  • Shared transfers from and to the train stations
  • Roundtrip train to Machu Picchu in Expedition Service (PeruRail) or Voyager (IncaRail)
  • Bus Aguas Calientes/Machu Picchu/Aguas Calientes
  • Sao Paulo half-day tour Iguazu Falls (Brazilian side) and Bird park half-day tour
  • Samba show at Ginga Tropical
  • Rio panoramic tour, The Sugarloaf, Christ the Redeemer and Cerro Corcovado
  • Santa Teresa neighborhood and Tijuca Forest jeep tour
  • Santo Domingo Convent, Coricancha temple and archaeological sites at Cusco Machu Picchu half-day tour
  • Lima Half-Day City Walking Tour: Pick-up & Drop Off Small Group
  • Meet & Greet at All Airports

Meal Plans

  • As per Itinerary