Icons of South America

18 Day Small Group Tour from Lima to Buenos Aires with Scenic

Book online and enjoy exclusive savings on Scenic's 18 Day Icons of South America. Journey through three countries that will fascinate you with their rich history, beautiful environment and iconic cultures. You’ll be charmed and enchanted during your time in Peru, Brazil and Argentina.

     
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Small Group Tour Starts In
Starts In
Lima
Small Group Tour Ends In
Ends In
Buenos Aires
Accomodation
Accomodation
4.5 - 5 Star
24
Max Group Size
24
Small Group
Trip Style
Small Group
Scenic / Cultural
Trip Style
Scenic / Cultural
Countries Explored:
Peru, Argentina, Brazil
Trip Operated By:
Scenic
Scenic
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Trip Code:
SAI-1

Itinerary

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1 Lima
Welcome to colourful Peru. Start your journey into wonder with an overnight stay in Lima.
2 Lima - Sacred Valley
This morning fly to Cuzco, then travel to the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Your three night stay allows you to experience the history, unique lifestyle, culture and majestic scenery of this heartland of the former Inca Empire. Enjoy a walking tour through the charming village of Urubamba. Sundowners: Tonight, meet with your fellow travellers as you enjoy a private performance by local musicians complemented by a tapas style dinner. (B/D)
3 Sacred Valley
Join your expert local guide for a walking tour of Ollantaytambo, the site where Manco Inca defeated the Spanish conquistadors. Enjoy a delicious Andean feast at Hacienda Huayoccari, where you will learn about the daily life, traditions and work of the locals during a weaving demonstration. The afternoon is at leisure to explore the charming village of Urubamba. (B/L)
4 Sacred Valley
Freechoice: Enjoy a walking tour of the Pisac ruins and markets; or visit Moray and Inca salt pans. Alternatively, relax in your hotel with a spa treatment. Enrich: Enjoy an unforgettable culinary experience of five different meats cooked in five different ways over an open flame, with spices and other ingredients grown in Tambo’s own organic garden. (B/D)
5 Sacred Valley - Machu Picchu
Travel through picturesque fields on your rail journey to Machu Picchu then spend time at the ancient Inca site. Be amazed as your expert local guides share the mysteries of these majestic ruins. Tonight relax at your charming hotel. (B/D)
6 Machu Picchu - Cuzco
Learn how to make two of the country’s signature offerings: ceviche and pisco sours, during a cooking demonstration. Then, marvel at the spectacular views from the glass dome carriages on your rail journey through the incredible Andes. Continue to the charming city of Cuzco and your luxurious hotel, in the heart of the historic centre. Your three night Special Stay is sure to be a highlight. (B)
7 Cuzco
The former capital of the Incan Empire, Cuzco is a city with incredible architecture. Uncover the history of this World Heritage-listed Site including Korichancha and the ruins of Sacsayhuamán fortress. Enrich: Visit a community exclusively supported by Scenic. Meet the students and teachers at the local school and learn about their lifestyle. (B/D)
8 Cuzco
Freechoice: Uncover the secrets of the iconic Peruvian coffee and Pisco on a tasting tour or choose to explore the fascinating San Pedro food markets with a local guide followed by a cooking class. Alternatively, discover the picturesque San Blas artisan quarter on a walking tour. (B)
9 Cuzco - Iguazú Falls
Fly to the magnificent natural wonder of Iguazú Falls for your three night Special Stay hotel, set inside the park gates. As a guest of the hotel you will be able to experience the sun setting over the top of the falls without the general public. (B/D)
10 Iguazú Falls
Enjoy a leisurely tour to discover the Brazilian Falls before the park gates open to the public. Be awed by the world’s largest volume waterfall and experience an exciting jet boat adventure. Sundowners: Enjoy a Scenic Sundowners event of beverages and tapas. Optional flight - Soar over Iguazú Falls on an optional helicopter flight. (Additional expense). (B/D)
11 Iguazú Falls
Discover the walkways across the top of the falls on the Argentinian side to the lookout where you will see the famous ‘Devil’s Throat’ and be awed by the sheer volume of water cascading over the falls. (B)
12 Iguazú Falls - Rio de Janeiro
Fly to the vibrant city of Rio de Janeiro. A highlight will be your Special Stay, this elegant hotel provides the perfect place to spend your last two nights in Brazil. Sundowners: At Sugarloaf Mountain, the cable car takes you to the top of the peak, where you will enjoy Scenic Sundowner drinks while taking in the spectacular views of Rio and the surrounding landscape at sunset. (B/D)
13 Rio de Janeiro
Today you will discover the beating heart of this exotic city. Take a fascinating walking tour through downtown Rio, home to the Metropolitan Cathedral and the Municipal Theatre. Learn about Rio’s history and culture and appreciate the locals’ lifestyle. Ride the cogwheel railway to the top of Corcovado Mountain to see the famous Christ the Redeemer statue. Indulge in a mouth-watering Brazilian Churrascaria experience. (B/L)
14 Rio de Janeiro - Buenos Aires
Freechoice: Walk through the UNESCO biosphere reserve, Jardim Botânico (Botanical Garden) while learning about its unique history, or get an insider’s perspective on daily life in the favelas and enjoy an energetic capoeira show. Alternatively, discover how the old and modern parts of Rio’s downtown co-exist on a historical walking tour. Fly to Buenos Aires and transfer to your elegant hotel for a four night stay. (B)
15 Buenos Aires
An elegant city with pockets of colourful character, discover the highlights and the hidden secrets of this famed ‘Paris of the Americas’ with your local guide, including Casa Rosada. Visit soulful San Telmo and La Boca’s colourful Caminito. This evening enjoy dinner at the Gala Tango show. (B/D)
16 Buenos Aires
Enrich: Experience typical Porteña culture and gastronomy with a visit to a local Estancia, enjoy a wine tasting with expert sommeliers, a traditional Asado lunch and polo class. (B/L)
17 Buenos Aires
Freechoice: Take a tour with a local artist to uncover the vibrant urban art scene. Alternatively, discover the green side of Buenos Aires on a bike tour of the city’s parks and plazas, or bask in the marvellous architecture of the city’s belle époque on a walking tour. Enrich: Join your Tour Director and fellow travellers for a farewell dinner and indulge your senses in one of Buenos Aires’ coveted closed-door restaurants while enjoying a modern Argentine meal with wine pairing – complete with an empanada making class. (B/D)
18 Buenos Aires
Say farewell as you transfer to the airport taking a lifetime of wonderful memories with you. (B)

Scenic Inclusions

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Scenic Freechoice
Scenic Freechoice
Choose between a vast range of activities, sightseeing and dining experiences to ensure you only see what you want to see and do what you want to do, at a pace that suits you. Read more
Scenic Enrich
Scenic Enrich
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Scenic nth Degree
The nth Degree
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Scenic Sundowners
Scenic Sundowners
Enjoy hosted evening drinks for Scenic guests to toast the day's end in remarkable locations across South America. Read more
Scenic South America Luxury Hotels
Luxury Hotels
From intimate wilderness retreats to luxurious hotels across South America, you'll enjoy the very best accommodation wherever you stay. Read more

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Monday 16 Mar 2020 Thursday 02 Apr 2020 423per person 13,672per person Enquire
Monday 17 Aug 2020 Thursday 03 Sep 2020 423per person 13,672per person Enquire
Monday 12 Oct 2020 Thursday 29 Oct 2020 423per person 13,672per person Enquire
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Monday 17 Aug 2020 Thursday 03 Sep 2020 552solo traveller 17,843solo traveller Enquire
Monday 12 Oct 2020 Thursday 29 Oct 2020 552solo traveller 17,843solo traveller Enquire
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