Discover South America Tour

24 Days - from AUD$7785 / (Inc Internal Airfares) per person in double share

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Countries visited : Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Peru

TOTAL DAYS : 24 Days

STARTS IN : Rio de Janeiro

ENDS IN : Santiago

Highlights : Buenos Aires , Iguazu Falls , La boca – Italian Neighborhood , La Paz , Lake Titicaca , cuzco , Lima , machu pichu , Pisac market , Rio de Janeiro , Santiago , Witches Market

TRANSPORT : Air-conditioned vehicle , Airplane , Boat , Foot , train

This is a fantastic opportunity to experience the best of South America, especially for those who don’t have much time to spare and want everything organised from accommodation, tours and flights. This is one of the best South America Trips from Melbourne Explore this amazing continent, cross the majestic Andes and its mysterious ruins of Machu Picchu. Visit the highest lake in the world, Lake Titicaca. Walk through the Argentine side of Iguazu Falls and take a cable car to the Sugarloaf for breathtaking views of Rio de Janeiro – these are just a few of the tour highlights you will discover while on tour.

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Day 01: Sydney/Santiago/Rio 
Fly to Rio via Santiago. Transfer to selected hotel. (B)

Day 02: Rio de Janeiro
 “Pick & Choose”:  Day tour of Corcovado and Sugar Loaf or Historic City Tour of Tijuca Forest by Jeep or Favelas Jeep Tour or Buzios Beach-side Town.. Evening BBQ/Samba Show (B,D) –
Day 03: Rio de Janeiro
Free Day to enjoy the beach. (B)

Day 04: Rio de Janeiro/Iguazu Falls
Fly to Foz do Iguassu, visit the Falls on the Brazilian side for a panoramic view of the falls. Further transfer to your hotel in Argentina. (B)

Day 05: Puerto Iguazu
Breakfast. Morning tour of the Argentine side of the falls. This tour is the longer one of the two as 80% of the falls are located on the Argentine side Afternoon free for optional activities.(B)

Day 06: Puerto Iguazu/Buenos Aires
Transfer to the airport for your flight to Buenos Aires. Meet and assist at the airport, transfer to selected hotel. (B)

Day 07: Buenos Aires 
“Pick & Choose”: City Tour  or Bike Tour or Half Day Tigre & Delta. Afternoon free. In the evening, Tango Dinner-Show. (B,D)
Day 08: Buenos Aires-Full Day Fiesta Gaucha Excursion.
You will visit the Argentine countryside with its customs and traditions spending a Day at a ranch taking part in a real Gaucho Festival. You may also have a horse ride or get on a typical carriage to have a better feeling of the gauchos’ way of life. The first sight of the vast Pampas and its people. (B,L)
Day 09: Buenos Aires/Lima
Transfer to the airport for flight to Lima and transfer to selected hotel.
 Lima is situated in between the sea and the western range of the Andes. Home to more than 6 million, the nation’s capital since the Spanish Conquest, founded in 1535.(B)
Day 10: Lima 
Morning city tour visiting the most important sites of this imperial city. Later visit the Larco Herrera Museum with a comprehensive archaeological exhibition.
 Evening, dinner and a Peruvian folklore show. (B,D)
Day 11: Lima/Cuzco
Transfer to the airport for your flight to Cuzco. Further transfer to hotel for overnight. (B)
Day 12: Cuzco.
Morning free to acclimatise to altitude. Afternoon Cuzco city tour and the nearby ruins of Sacsayhuaman and Tambo Machay. (B)
Day 13: Cuzco/Sacred Valley.
Full Day tour of Pisac & Ollantaytambo. Overnight in the Sacred Valley. (B,L)
Day 14: Sacred Valley/Machu Picchu/Aguas Calientes
Train excursion to Machu Picchu. Overnight in Aguas Calientes. (B,L)
Day 15: Aguas Calientes/Cuzco
Morning free. Afternoon train back to Sacred Valley, transfer to hotel in Cuzco for overnight. (B)
Day 16: Cuzco
Breakfast. Day free to further explore this unique city. Overnight at selected hotel. (B)
Day 17: Cuzco/Puno
Bus journey along the Altiplano to Puno. Overnight. (B,L)
Day 18: Puno
Full Day tour of the Uros floating islands, located 14Kms from Puno inside Lake Titicaca (35Mins by boat) & Sillustani Necropolis,  cemetery known for its “chullpas” burial towers built for the noble “glue,” pre-Inca people. (B)
Day 19: Sat – Puno/Sun Island – Lake Titicaca Crossing
Drive to Copacabana Bolivia, then, by boat to Sun Island where, according to legend, the first Inca appeared. After exploring the island’s Inca ruins and majestic views of Lake Titicaca and surrounding Andean mountains, an overnight stay at a selected hotel. (B,L,D)
Day 20: Sun Island/La Paz
Boat to Moon Island and onto Huatajata. Continue by bus to La Paz. Overnight. (B,L)
Day 21: La Paz- Morning City Tour
“Pick & Choose”: City Tour & Moon Valley  or Half Day Tiwanacu Ruins or Walking Tour of La Paz.Afternoon free. (B)
Day 22: La Paz/Santiago
Meet and assist at the airport and transfer to selected hotel.  Santiago, a blending of 19th century Europe, Spanish colonial, and modem architecture, With a hovering backdrop of snow capped mountains, Santiago at 1800 ft. beckons the traveller with one of the most dramatic views to be seen anywhere.
Day 23: Santiago-Morning City Tour
“Pick & Choose”: City Tour, visiting the city’s most outstanding attractions  or Bike Tour. Rest of the day at leisure. Evening dinner – show, traditional Chilean food & floor-show, Transfer inc l. (B)

Day 24: Depart Santiago
Day at leisure. Please make sure you do your check-out with hotel by mid-day and leave luggage with concierge until your evening transfer to the airport for your flight back to Australia.


Ex Rio de Janeiro

Join in Category Single Double Triple
Rio de Janeiro Tourist AUD$11640 AUD$7785 On Request
Rio de Janeiro Tourist Superior AUD$13952 AUD$8997 On Request
Rio de Janeiro First Class AUD$17833 AUD$10956 On Request

Prices per person in AU$. Not valid during local public holidays and special events.
All prices are as a guide only, please check with us for the latest prices.



  • Economy Class Airfares from Rio, within South America to Santiago
    Package with internal South America airfares apply if flying into S.A.
    with LAN flight and ticket number.
  • Meals as per program (23 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 6 dinners)
  • Accommodation in selected hotels
  • Sightseeing as per program with English speaking local guides
  • Entry to sites
  • All transfers with assistance
  • Local representative assistance
  • Hotel taxes

Not included:

  • Local airport taxes
  • Airport taxes and surcharges charged on air ticket issuance of approx AU$450pp
  • Expenses of personal nature such as: laundry, tips, gratuities, telephone calls, meals not included and optional tours.

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