VAMONOS: SOUTH AMERICA

Brazil, Peru, Bolivia, Argentina

Itinerary

01

Manila - Rio De Janeiro (Meals On Board)

Departure in Manila.

02

Rio De Janeiro (-/-/D)

Arrival in Rio De Janeiro, where you will be transferred to your hotel. Dinner at local restaurant then return to hotel for overnight.

03

Rio De Janeiro (B/L/D)​

Breakfast at hotel. Full-Day Sugar Loaf and Corcovado Tour with lunch at a Churrascaria. Panoramic
City Tour and Carnival Experience. Dinner at the hotel.

04

Rio De Janeiro - Iguassu (B/-/D)

Breakfast at the hotel. Checkout and transfer to the airport for your flight to Iguassu Falls.
FLIGHT:
G31804 10APR GIG-IGU 0920 1140 10APR
Upon arrival, enjoy a half-day tour of the Argentina side of the Falls. In the evening, enjoy a
dinner with show at Rafain Restaurant.

05

Iguazu - Lima (B/L/-)

Breakfast at the hotel then checkout. Half-day tour of the Brazilian side of the Falls with Macuco Boat Safari. Lunch then transfer to the airport for your flight to Lima, Peru (via Sao Paulo).
FLIGHT:
LA3203 11APR IGU-GRU 1510 1655 11APR
LA8039 11APR GRU-LIM 1915 2245 11APR
Upon arrival in Lima, transfer to your hotel for overnight.

06

Lima - Cuzco (B/-/D)

Breakfast at the hotel and checkout. Morning City Tour of Lima and visit Larco de Herrera Museum with lunch. You will visit the modern and colonial parts of Lima, known as The City of Kings, starting at the districts of Miraflores and San Isidro, and passing along a “huaca” or sacred pre-Inca site, before heading to the Historic Center. There, you will walk along some of the most historically important streets of the city, leading to the Plaza de Armas, where you will have some time to take pictures of the amazing colonial architecture that surrounds it. You will also have the chance to take a peek into an iconic building, that has served Lima’s citizens for centuries and continues to be an important landmark. Then you will visit the impressive Convent of Santo Domingo, an astonishing building with colonial style. After exploring the Historical Center, you will head towards the Larco Museum, which houses the incomparable Treasures of Ancient Peru private collection. Transfer to the airport for your domestic flight to Cuzco.
FLIGHT:
LA2609 12APR LIM-CUZ 1550 1710 12APR
Transfer to your hotel in Cuzco for dinner and overnight.

07

Cuzco (B/L/D)

Early breakfast at the hotel.
Transfer to the nearby train station to board your train for your tour of Machu Picchu. One of the most important tourist landmarks in the world awaits us: Machu Picchu! Our adventure will begin aboard the train to Aguas Calientes, also known as Machu Picchu Pueblo, a picturesque town at the foot of the emblematic Inca citadel. During the train ride we can enjoy the natural beauty of the surroundings, with impressive views of majestic mountains, the Vilcanota River and small towns of the Peruvian Andes; a visual feast that fills us with anticipation for the visit to the wonder that is Machu Picchu. After a short bus ride from Aguas Calientes we will find ourselves in front of one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World – an unforgettable sight! From there, we will explore the ancient ruins, learning all about the history and mysteries that this mystical and impressive place holds. Surrounded by incomparable landscapes, there will be no shortage of spectacular photo opportunities! Once we have recharged ourselves with the magical energy of Machu Picchu, we will return to Aguas Calientes where we will have free time to have lunch and explore the streets a bit before boarding our return train. In the afternoon, return to Cuzco through train. Dinner at the hotel.

08

Cuzco - Rainbow Mountain - Cuzco (B/L/D)

Early breakfast at the hotel. Depart for your Rainbow Mountain Tour. You will leave your hotel in Cuzco early in the morning, crossing the South Valley, towards Cusipata. From there, you will be transferred to Phulawasipata where you will begin your walk. After some time to prepare, you will start with the ascending route to Vinicunca, the Rainbow Mountain. The place will amaze you with its vivid colors and natural beauty. There, you will have time to take photos and fill yourself with the energy of the place. Depending on time, you might continue your walk towards the Red Valley, where you will appreciate a beautiful landscape of mountains of red dirt. There, you will also have time to appreciate the place and take photos. At the end of this visit, you will walk back to the starting point.
TOTAL WALKING DISTANCE: 10 KM
MINIMUM HEIGHT: 4,652 METERS ABOVE SEA LEVEL
MAXIMUM HEIGHT: 5,020 METERS ABOVE SEA LEVEL
WALKING HOURS: 3.5 HOURS
Return to Cuzco for dinner and overnight.

09

Cuzco - Lima (B/L/-)

Breakfast at the hotel and checkout, have lunch, and proceed to a City Tour of Cuzco, San Pedro Market and Ruins. You will visit the city of Cusco, known as the Imperial City and declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Here you will start your tour at the iconic San Pedro Market, a local market where you can explore the colors, flavors and traditions of modern Cusco. The visit continues with the Koricancha Temple, an ancient Inca palace and cult center of the Sun God, above which the order of the Dominicans built a church, which remains standing to this day. You will continue ascending to the Fortress of Sacsayhuaman, an impressive example of Inca military architecture. Afterwards, you will explore Q’enqo Archeological Site, where important Inca ceremonies took place. Finally, you will arrive to the Plaza de Armas (main square), where you will visit the Cathedral, the most important temple in the city.In the early evening, transfer to the airport for your flight to La Paz, Bolivia (via Lima).
FLIGHT:
LA2030 15APR CUZ-LIM 2040 2210 15APR

10

Lima - La Paz (B/-/D)

FLIGHT:
LA2400 16APR LIM-LPB 0015 0310 16APR
Arrive in La Paz. Arrival transfer, via a short highway, from which there is a nice view of the city lights. Have breakfast at your hotel. Then depart for a Half-Day Lapaz City Tour ending up the hotel in time for check-in. La Paz, this marvelous city is located in a valley at the foothills of the Andes Range, situated at 3,632m / 11942 ft. above sea level. The tour goes through Gold, Murillo and Costumbrista Museums also visit to the viewpoint “Mirador de Killi Killi”, from where there is a magnificent view over La Paz. There will also be a visit to various street markets including a traditional market where traditional agricultural products from the highlands, such as quinoa, tunta, chuño (dehydrated potato) and oca (sweet tuber) are sold; the Witch Market, where locals buy supplies for ritual ceremonies like the Ch’alla and also offerings to the
Pachamama (Mother Earth). Ride by cable car “Teleférico”, it’s a good choice to discover an excellent and beautiful view of La Paz. The tour passes through the modern, affluent residential area of the city before concluding in the Valley of the Moon, where a clay mountain has been impressively shaped by erosion. Rest of the day at leisure to rest and acclimatize to the high altitude. Dinner at the hotel.

11

La Paz - Uyuni (B/L/-)

Box breakfast provided. Early transfer to the airport for your domestic flight to Uyuni.
FLIGHT:
OB 304 17APR LPB-UYU 0740 0840 17APR
Upon arrival, pick-up at the airport and take a half-day tour of Colchani & Uyuni Salt Flats with picnic lunch. Our day begins with the visit of the famous Train Cemetery, located only 8min away from Uyuni Town. This place is known for the remains of steam locomotives that have persisted since the 19th and 20th centuries. Later, in Colchani we will observe the
salt extraction methods used by the local people in their artisanal fabrics. We will then enter the incredible Uyuni Salt Flats, with more than 12,000 km2 of pure salt. Visit the “Stairs to Heaven” which is one of the works of the renowned Bolivian artist, Gaston Ugalde. It is a staircase made of salt that is located in the middle of the Uyuni Salt Flat. It is an interesting stop to have nice pictures. Then, we will see the “Eyes of the Salt.” These are the outlets for subterranean rivers flowing under the Uyuni Salt Flat. The waters flowing from inside the salt flat have particular acidic concentrations and are considered medicinal waters by the locals. Continue our journey to Incahuasi Island, which is a unique
oasis and isolated ecosystem that is populated by giant cactuses up to 10 meters high.
Transfer to your hotel for check-in.

12

Uyuni (B/L/D)

After breakfast, enjoy Full-Day Tour with picnic lunch. Proceed north until we arrive at the feet of the majestic Tunupa Volcano. We will visit Coquesa and their famous “mummies”, which are from pre-Columbian time. Also, on the same salt flats we will have the chance to take the funny “perspective” pictures. Our driver and guide will help us. They are already experts in this subject. Finally, when returning to Uyuni, we will enjoy a beautiful sunset, which is one of the most beautiful moments that we will see in this place. The effect caused by the colors of the sun together with the salt make us have a spectacular landscape. It’s a great time to get great photos.

Dinner at the hotel.

13

Uyuni - La Paz (B/L/-)

Breakfast at the hotel. Then transfer to the airport for your flight back to La Paz.
FLIGHT:
OB 305 19APR UYU-LPB 0915 1015 19APR
Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel for lunch and check-in. Rest of the day at leisure to rest.

14

La Paz - Buenos Aires (B/-/D)

Box breakfast provided. Early transfer to the airport for your flight to Buenos Aires.
FLIGHT:
OB 662 20APR LPB-VVI 0725 0830 20APR
OB 708 20APR VVI-EZE 1000 1355 20APR
Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel to rest. In the evening, pick-up to enjoy dinner with a Tango Show
at Café de los Angelitos or similar.
Café de los Angelitos was once a forgotten corner of the city. Today, we have restored its former glory and reopened its doors that were closed in 1993, with a new vision that combines the finest international cuisine with the authentic orchestra and tango shows performed by top-notch artists. Come and experience the magic and glamour of this emblematic place of Buenos Aires.
NOTES:
• ATTIRE: SEMI-FORMAL, NO RUBBER SHOES
• DURATION: APPROX. 04:30 HRS. (PRIVATE TRANSFER & BEVERAGES INCLUDED)

15

Buenos Aires - El Calafate (B/L/D)

Breakfast at the hotel and checkout. Morning City Tour with lunch. Then transfer to the airport for your
first stop in Patagonia, El Calafate.
FLIGHT:
AR1874 21APR AEP-FTE 1625 1945 21APR
Upon arrival transfer to your hotel. Dinner at the hotel.

16

El Calafate (B/L/D)

Breakfast at the hotel. Enjoy Full-Day Perito Moreno Glacier Tour (Entrance & Lunch included).
The Perito Moreno Glacier rises majestically 80 km away from El Calafate. This is one of the largest and the only advancing glaciers in the world, as well as the biggest attraction at Los Glaciares National Park, a 600,000-hectare protected area covered by an ice mantle. We drive through the Patagonian Andean Forest and make a first breathtaking stop at “Curva de los Suspiros” (Breathtaking Curve), where we enjoy a first view of this incredible natural wonder. When we approach the glacier, we will walk down the wooden catwalks to approach the Glacier and admire from different panoramic points this wonderful creation of Mother Nature. We will be able to contemplate from a close range when varied-sized ice blocks loosen and drop into the water Lake with a great thunder, becoming beautiful ice floes in the deep waters of the Lago Argentino. This day will be an unforgettable experience, a once in a lifetime delight.

17

El Calafate - Ushuaia (B/-/D)\

Breakfast at the hotel. Early transfer to your next stop, Ushuaia, known as the “End of the World” being the Southernmost tip of the world. It is also the gateway to the Antarctica. Transfer from Ushuaia Airport to the hotel.
FLIGHT:
AR1862 23APR FTE-USH 0805 0925 23APR

18

Ushuaia (B/L/D)

Breakfast at the hotel. Enjoy Full-Day National Park Tour (Entrance & Lunch included) and Beagle Channel Navigation Tour.

NATIONAL PARK – ENSENADA – ROCA LAKE – LAPATAIA BAY

Only 12 km west from the southernmost city in the world, we find Tierra del Fuego National Park, the only one in Ushuaia. We will be able to appreciate the varied local flora, including different types of trees, bushes, flowers and fauna, including both native and introduced animals, such as Andean foxes, beavers, rabbits, and over 90 bird species. In this half-day tour, we visit Ensenada, Roca Lake, Lapataia Bay, and walk short distances around the lake, beaver dams, and the bay itself, very close to the Chilean Border.

BEAGLE CHANNEL NAVIGATION

BEAGLE CHANNEL – MONTES OLIVA Y CINCO HERMANOS – TÚNEL RANCH – ISLA DE LOS LOBOS

Sailing along the Beagle Channel, Ushuaia and its surroundings offer a wonderful scene. We will sail along the channel to enjoy the magnificent landscape that perfectly combines mountains, woods, and the sea. We will observe Mounts Olivia and Cinco Hermanos, Túnel Ranch, until reaching Les Eclaireurs Lighthouse, where we will observe a small cormorant colony. On our way back, we will approach Isla de los Lobos (Sea Lion Island) to enjoy these curious sea mammals and Despard Island, the natural environment of imperial cormorants.

19

Ushuaia - Buenos Aires (B/L/D)

Breakfast at the hotel. Early checkout and transfer to the airport for your flight to Buenos Aires.
FLIGHT:
AR1885 25APR USH-EZE 0810 1140 25APR
Upon arrival, drive to downtown Buenos Aires, have lunch followed by a City Tour.
RECOLETA – PALERMO – PLAZA DE MAYO – PUERTO MADERO – SAN TELMO – LA BOCA
Discover the enchanting charm of Buenos Aires on this unforgettable tour. You will experience the magic of the city that blends European elegance and Latin flair. You will visit the most iconic landmarks and neighborhoods, such as Recoleta, the sophisticated district where you can admire the stunning architecture, Palermo, the green oasis of the city, where you can enjoy the parks, gardens, and monuments, Plaza de Mayo and Casa Rosada, the historical heart of the city, where you can witness the political and social events that shaped the nation.
Also visit the Metropolitan Cathedral, the majestic church that holds the tomb of San Martín, the liberator of Argentina, Puerto Madero, the modern and trendy waterfront area, where you can see the impressive bridge designed by Calatrava and the ecological reserve, San Telmo , the bohemian neighborhood that preserves the colonial charm and La Boca, the colorful and lively district where the Italian immigrants settled and created the tango culture. You will walk along Caminito Street, where you can admire the art, music, and dance of this unique place.
Dinner and transfer to hotel.

20

Buenos Aires (B/L/-)

Breakfast. Enjoy Full-Day Tour of Gaucho Farm.
The humid pampa is not only the land of the gaucho, but also one of the world’s richest natural grasslands, renowned for its beef and grain production. Just a short drive from the bustling city of Buenos Aires, you will find yourself immersed in a natural oasis of stunning scenery, where you will be treated to a traditional national feast of asado, empanadas, and fine Argentinian wines.
As you breathe in the fresh air of the countryside, you will experience a charming rural tradition that has endured for centuries in the midst of modernity. You will enjoy folk music and dancing, equestrian activities, and amazing displays of gaucho skills, such as ring races, horse races, and horse games. Come and discover the authentic lifestyle of Argentinian ranches through the gaucho, the ultimate symbol of this land. Please note that horse riding is temporarily unavailable.
Transfer to the airport for your flight to Dubai/Manila.

21-22

Buenos Aires - Manila (Meals On Board)

Departure for Manila.

All-in Package

Inclusions

Roundtrip Airfare

Roundtrip international airfare & 11 Domestic Flights with check in baggage & hand carry

Hotel

4-star hotel accommodation

Meals

Full board meals

Transportation

Private Coach throughout the tour