22 Day - Crossing South America

Fixed Departures

22 Days

On this tour you will enjoy good company of other fellow travellers, while our local guides inform and enrich your experience. Travel in comfort, visiting both the highlights and hidden treasures of the continent, staying in good standard and well-located accommodation. Competitively priced, this itinerary is designed to offer you real value for money.
The highlights on this tour are: Santiago, Atacama Desert, Lima, Cusco, Puno, Iguassu Falls, Buenos Aires, Montevideo, Rio de Janeiro
Guaranteed departure on fixed dates, minimum 2 participants with local English speaking guide.
Hotels quoted are tourist and superior class categories (similar to 3* and 4* and categories).  The hotels we use are clean, safe, with private facilities and are centrally located.

Day 1

Santiago de Chile

Arrival in Santiago. You will be met and transfered to your hotel.

 

In the afternoon a city tour around Santiago's main atractions.

 

Day 2

Santiago - Calama - San Pedro de Atacama

Flight to calama. Transfer to San Pedro de Atacama; city walking tour including museum.

B

Day 3

San Pedro de Atacama

Full day tour to Salar de Atacama, Toconao, Moon Valley.

B

Day 4

San Pedro de Atacama

Optional: Tour to El Tatio Grande

B

Day 5

San Pedro de Atacama - Calama - Lima

Seat-in transfer (no guide) to the airport, flight to Lima.

B

Day 6

Lima - Cusco - Yucay

Flight to Cusco. Transfer to the hotel in the Sacred Valley. Visit of the Pisac market and the ruins of Ollantaytambo.

B

Day 7

Yucay - Machu Picchu - Cusco

Full day tour by Vistadome train to Machu Picchu including a guided visit. Return by train and bus to the hotel in Cusco.

B

Day 8

Cusco

Half day city tour in Cusco including surrounding ruins.

B

Day 9

Cusco - Puno

Panoramic drive in public bus to Puno including lunch and visits.

B
L

Day 10

Puno

Full day boat tour to Lake Titicaca with Uros Indians/Taquile Island.

B

Day 11

Puno - Lima

Flight Juliaca - Lima. City tour in Lima.

B

Day 12

Lima

You will have today at leisure to explore the beauty of Lima. Optional tours can be booked and paid for locally.

B

Day 13

Lima - Iguassu

Flight to Iguassu.

B

Day 14

Iguassu Falls

Visit the Brazilian and Argentinean side of the falls.

B

Day 15

Iguassu - Buenos Aires

Flight to Buenos Aires, transfer to the hotel.

B

Day 16

Buenos Aires

Half day city tour. Optional: Tango Show / Dinner

B

Day 17

Buenos Aires

Day at leisure, optional tours to Estancia / San Telmo.

B

Day 18

Buenos Aires - Colonia - Montevideo

Ferry to Colonia/Uruguay. Walking tour in Colonia. The day will finish in Montevideo.

B

Day 19

Montevideo

Today we will explore the historical city of Montevideo during a half day tour. The rest of your time is free to explore on your own.

B

Day 20

Montevideo - Rio de Janeiro

Flight to Rio de Janeiro. Half day city tour / Sugar Loaf.

B

Day 21

Rio de Janeiro

Day at leisure.

B

Day 22

Rio de Janeiro

Transfer to the airport.

B

Included:

21 nights' accommodation with private facilities and daily breakfast.
Transfers and tours as per itinerary (shared) with English speaking local guide unless otherwise mentioned.
Entrance fees, luggage handling.
Tax and service charge in hotels

Not Included:

Airfares - INTERNAL FLIGHTS quoted separately in NOTES.
Any item not mentioned as included.
Tips and gratuities.
Insurance

Notes:

Rates are subject to change without notice and availability.
Airfare within STH AMERICA:
Santiago/Calama/Santiago/Lima/Cuzco and Juliaca/Lima/Iguazu/Buenos Aires and Montevideo/Rio
from USD 1,936.00 p.p. including taxes - Subject to change
Extra nights in Santiago and Buenos Aires - available upon request.

Indicative Tour Cost

Per person in USD

Tourist Class Share Twin - $4,891.00

Tourist Class Single - $6,514.00

Superior Class Share Twin - $6,040.00

Superior Class Single - $8,530.00

MEALS:

B.  Breakfast included
L.  Lunch included
D.  Dinner included

Why Choose BFirst Travel?

BFirst Travel, a wholly owned Australian tour company, ATAS/AFTA accredited and helloworld affiliate. For the past 15 years we have specialised exclusively in Latin America. We know a few parts of the world, and we know them well. Our been there, done that expertise elevates your experience beyond the ordinary, to the level of adventure with comfort! "Travel is all about the experience, which starts with your travel preparations”.

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