South American Journey

23 Day Tour from Santiago to Lima with Evergreen

Book online and enjoy exclusive savings on Evergreen's 23 Day South American Journey. Celebrate the wonders of South America on this 23 day South American Journey tour from Santiago to Lima. You will visit Brazil, Argentina, Chile and Peru.

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1 Santiago, Chile
Bienvenido! Welcome to Santiago, the capital of Chile. Located at the base of the Andes Mountains, this is the ideal South American city to start your journey. You will be met and transferred to your hotel. This evening, meet your Tour Director for a tour briefing.
2 Santiago
In the afternoon, take a guided tour of Santiago. Visit the central square or Plaza de Armas housing buildings such as the City Hall and Cathedral. See the impressive Moneda’s Palace which is the seat of the President of Chile. Be intrigued by the Central Market, then finish with a funicular ride up Cerro San Cristobal and enjoy magnificent views over the city and mountains. (B/D)
3 Santiago – Buenos Aires, Argentina
Fly to Buenos Aires, Argentina, a country rich in history and culture. Buenos Aires is a sophisticated city with a strong European influence. (B)
4 Buenos Aires
Get acquainted with this beautiful city known as the “Paris of the Americas”. Visit the central square, Plaza de Mayo surrounded by the Casa Rosada (Presidential Headquarters) and the Cabildo (Colonial Town Hall). Travel through the streets of San Telmo, the home of Tango and down the colourful roads of La Boca. You’re Invited: This evening, soak up the sultry moves of a tango show accompanied by a sumptuous dinner. (B/D)
5 Buenos Aires
Today is free to explore Buenos Aires at your own pace. Discover More: Belle Epoque and Colon Theatre tour, take a Culinary tour or a Street Art tour.(additional cost) (B)
6 Buenos Aires – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Fly to Rio de Janeiro in Brazil, a city full of life, colour and vibrancy mixed with tropical coastal scenery and is a fun city to visit. (B)
7 Rio de Janeiro
Today, we tour the sights of Rio de Janeiro. Ride the cogwheel railway up Corcovado Mountain and see the “Christ the Redeemer” statue. Take the cable car to the top of Sugarloaf Mountain for amazing views. You’re Invited: Get to know how the locals party with a visit to the Sambadrome, the site of the famous Rio Carnival#. This evening, feast like a local with a typical churrascaria. (B/D)
8 Rio de Janeiro
Enjoy a free day to get to know more of Rio. Discover More: Take a tour of historical downtown Rio (additional cost) (B)
9 Rio de Janeiro – Iguazú Falls
Fly to the World Heritage listed Iguazú Falls. Set in a tropical jungle, an enormous river spills over towering cliffs to create a thunderous roar. This afternoon is free. (B/D)
10 Iguazú Falls
Tour the Argentinian side of the falls which follows a number of walkways over the top of the falls for incredible up close views. We board the ecological train and ride to the “Devil’s Throat” viewpoint. Feel the spray of the water and gaze in awe at one of the most spectacular views that Iguazú has to offer. (B)
11 Iguazú Falls – Lima, Peru
After a relaxing morning, tour the majestic Brazilian falls. Make your way through the rainforest and along walkways for outstanding views This evening fly to Lima, the capital of Peru. This bustling city, known as the “City of the Kings”, is rich in tradition and culture. (B)
12 Lima – Sacred Valley
Fly to Cuzco, the ancient capital of the Inca Empire set high in the Andes Mountains. As you transfer to the Sacred Valley, stop off at Awana Kancha llama farm and textile centre. Gain an insight into the Andean camelids; llama, alpaca, vicuña and guanaco as well as viewing traditional Andean weaving techniques. This afternoon, head into the colourful town of Pisac with its traditional markets. (B/D)
13 Sacred Valley
Enjoy a walking tour of the town of Ollantaytambo. Visit a traditional home to see how the locals live, then see the incredible Incan fortress that overlooks the town. You’re Invited: We will then visit a community for the chance to meet the students and teachers at the local school and learn about their lifestyle. (B)
14 Sacred Valley – Machu Picchu
Transfer to the train station and board the Vistadome train for the journey to Machu Picchu. Mystery still surrounds these well preserved ruins perched in between sheer cliffs. Your expert local guide will share stories to reveal some of the mysteries of this “Lost City of the Incas”. (B/D)
15 Machu Picchu – Cuzco
Spend the morning exploring Aguas Calientes before reboarding the Vistadome train back to Ollantaytambo. Return to Cuzco across the patchwork fields of the Chinchero plateau. (B)
16 Cuzco
Take a guided walking tour of the charming city of Cuzco, a World Heritage listed site that was a former capital of the Incas. Visit the Inca temple of Coricancha, head through cobblestone streets and past ancient Inca buildings to Cuzco’s fascinating central market. Explore Inca ruins including the fortress of Sacsayhuaman, and finish with a visit to the beautiful main plaza and its surrounding cathedrals. (B)
17 Cuzco
Today is free to wander the cobbled streets of Cuzco and learn more about the traditions of the Inca. Tonight, dine at a local restaurant that specialises in nouveau Andean cuisine. Discover More: Explore Moray and Maras, take a markets, museums and monastery tour or indulge in a Peru tasting tour. (additional cost) (B/D)
18 Cuzco – Lima
Transfer to the airport for your flight to Lima. (B)
19 Lima – Iquitos
Fly to the city of Iquitos. Journey up the river to your lodge and begin your jungle adventure. (B/D)
20 Amazon Lodge
Take a boat ride along the river spotting for dolphins. Visit an Indian village and learn of their culture. Then take a walking excursion to a river community. (B/L/D)
21 Amazon Lodge
Walk the spectacular Canopy Walkway then visit an Ethnobotanical Garden cultivated by a local shaman who will explain the uses of some of the plants. (B/L/D)
22 Amazon Lodge – Lima
Final morning excursion before transferring to the airport for your flight to Lima. (B)
23 Depart Lima
Head to the airport for your onward flight. We look forward to welcoming you again. Chau! # Sambadrome may be closed due to Rio Carnival period (B)

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