South American Odyssey with Peru (UK version with 1 pre-night in Rio)


  • 23 days

  • Peru

tour : SG89

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Triple the sights, sounds, and sizzle on this South American vacation through three of the continent’s most scintillating countries. As you samba through Brazil, tango through Argentina, and cueca through Chile, your toes will meet the liveliest of dance floors, the sandiest of beaches, and the most storied of streets. Guided visits to the vibrant cities of Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires, and Santiago are perfectly balanced with quieter excursions to lush rainforests, chic waterfront resorts in Patagonia, and even a rural Argentine ranch where you can saddle a horse and be a beret-wearing gaucho for the day. Traditional open-fire barbecues and crispy empanadas will satisfy your cowboy cravings throughout your South American journey, while witnessing both sides of thundering Iguassu Falls, cruising Patagonian fjords beneath the soaring peaks of the Andes, and visiting Chile’s renowned wine country will quench your thirst for scenic adventure.

Your South American Odyssey continues with a 7-night stay in Peru. This all-inclusive Monograms vacation package features Lima, the Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu, and Cusco, including a Local Host® in each city to assist you during your stay. Guided sightseeing includes Lima sightseeing with the Larco Herrera Museum, Sacred Valley sightseeing with Sacsayhuaman, Kenko Amphitheater, Pisac, and Ollantaytambo, Vistadome Train to Machu Picchu. You’ll have two included entrances to Machu Picchu with guided sightseeing and a return the next day to witness the Lost City at sunrise. In Cusco, guided sightseeing includes the Cathedral, Santo Domingo Monastery, and a local market. The perfect South America vacation.

Small Group Discovery

Each Globus South America tour is limited to an average of just 20 guests per departure. There’s always room to roam with extra space between you and other travelers—while still getting up close and personal to the experiences you’ve been dreaming of. Small-Group Discoveries include all the features of a traditional Globus escorted vacation, complete with expert Tour Director, Driver, and Local Guides who ensure that your health and safety is our top priority. A Small-Group Discovery vacation is the perfectly sized tour—without the crowds.

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2021 Tour itinerary

Total meals included:

  • 22 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 11 dinners

ARRIVE IN RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL.

Day
1

Welcome to Rio de Janeiro!

RIO DE JANEIRO.

Day
2

RIO DE JANEIRO Free time this morning. At 3:30pm, meet your Tour Director for a drive along Ipanema and Copacabana beaches. Cable-car ascent to the summit of Sugar Loaf Mountain for spectacular views and a cocktail party to sample caipirinhas (the famous Brazilian rum drink).

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

RIO DE JANEIRO.

Day
3

RIO DE JANEIRO Guided sightseeing includes a scenic cog railway ride to see Christ the Redeemer statue atop Corcovado Mountain. Visit the Cathedral and see the Sambodromo, Carnival Parade location. Brazilian Churrascaria (traditional Portuguese BBQ) dinner at a local restaurant this evening.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

RIO DE JANEIRO.

Day
4

RIO DE JANEIRO Free day.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

RIO DE JANEIRO–IGUASSU FALLS.

Day
5

RIO DE JANEIRO Fly to Iguassu Falls.
IGUASSU FALLS Guided sightseeing with a Local Guide in Iguassu National Park on the Brazilian side of the falls.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

IGUASSU FALLS.

Day
6

IGUASSU FALLS Travel to the Argentine side of Iguassu Falls. Visit the rainforest via Ecological Jungle Train for a guided walking tour of the falls by a Local Guide. Free time this afternoon and evening.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

IGUASSU FALLS–BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA.

Day
7

IGUASSU FALLS Fly to Buenos Aires.
BUENOS AIRES Orientation tour.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

BUENOS AIRES.

Day
8

BUENOS AIRES Guided sightseeing with a Local Guide includes a walking tour of La Boca and San Telmo districts. See La Casa Rosada (the President’s Pink House), the Metropolitan Cathedral, and the Teatro Colón Opera House. Visit the site of Eva Perón’s tomb at Recoleta Cemetery. Argentinean [LF) empanada cooking class. Private [LF) Tango lesson followed by Argentine steak dinner and Tango show.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

BUENOS AIRES.

Day
9

BUENOS AIRES Scenic drive to the pampas to visit an [LF) Argentine estancia (ranch). Welcome reception includes empanadas, local beverages, and wine. Authentic Argentine lunch with live music, followed by a horseback ride or carriage ride and a gaucho (cowboy) horsemanship performance.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

BUENOS AIRES–BARILOCHE.

Day
10

BUENOS AIRES Fly to Bariloche in Patagonia in the heart of Argentina’s Lake District.
BARILOCHE Orientation walk with a Local Guide includes city hall, Municipality Square clock tower, and chocolate factories.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

BARILOCHE.

Day
11

BARILOCHE Guided sightseeing with a Local Guide includes a scenic chairlift ride to Cerro Campanario summit for views of the Andean peaks, Llao Llao Peninsula, Lago Moreno, and Lopez Bay. Lunch at a local restaurant. Free time this afternoon and evening.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

BARILOCHE–PUERTO BLEST–PUERTO VARAS, CHILE.

Day
12

BARILOCHE [LF) Andes Lake crossing from glacial fjord Lago Nahuel Huapi to Puerto Blest.
PUERTO BLEST Scenic drive through pine forests and mountains en route to Lago Todos los Santos. Catamaran cruise into Chile past Osorno Volcano, along Lago Llanquihue en route to Puerto Varas in Chilean Patagonia.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

PUERTO VARAS–PUERTO MONTT–SANTIAGO.

Day
13

PUERTO MONTT Guided sightseeing with a Local Guide includes seaport fish market and downtown. Fly to Santiago.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

SANTIAGO.

Day
14

SANTIAGO Guided sightseeing with a Local Guide includes the Government Palace, Plaza de Armas, San Cristobal Hill, and the Cathedral. Guided tour and tasting at Concha Y Toro Winery.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

SANTIAGO.

Day
15

SANTIAGO Free day before a farewell dinner this evening.
ENHANCE YOUR FREE TIME in Santiago with an excursion to Valparaiso and Viña del Mar. This and more options throughout your tour are available for purchase with MyGlobus. Get local maps and tips for free time on your GlobusGO mobile app.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

SANTIAGO–LIMA.

Day
16

SANTIAGO Fly to Lima.
LIMA Meet your Monograms representative. Free time this afternoon.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

LIMA

Day
17

LIMA Guided sightseeing includes the Plaza de Armas, the Government Palace, Cathedral, and San Francisco Monastery. This evening, guided sightseeing of the Larco Herrera Museum, which houses the largest private collection of Pre-Columbian Peruvian art in the world, followed by dinner at the museum.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

LIMA–CUSCO–SACRED VALLEY.

Day
18

LIMA Fly to Cusco.
SACRED VALLEY Guided sightseeing includes a visit to Sacsayhuaman, Kenko Amphitheater, and Puca Pucara before time in the village of Pisac to visit the famous market.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

SACRED VALLEY–MACHU PICCHU.

Day
19

SACRED VALLEY Visit to the Inca fortress of Ollantaytambo and a local Peruvian home. Scenic ride on the Vistadome Train through the Urubamba Valley.
MACHU PICCHU Guided sightseeing with a Local Guide. Dinner at your nearby hotel.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

MACHU PICCHU–CUSCO.

Day
20

MACHU PICCHU Second included entrance to Machu Picchu. Afternoon train to the Sacred Valley. Transfer to Cusco.
CUSCO Free time this evening.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

CUSCO

Day
21

CUSCO Guided sightseeing includes the Cathedral, Santo Domingo Monastery, and a local market.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

CUSCO–LIMA.

Day
22

CUSCO Fly to Lima.
LIMA Free time this evening.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

LIMA

Day
23

Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

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