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Summer Premium Tour Discover South America with Amazon, Ushuaia & Patagonia 2024

USA, Holiday Type, Escorted Group Holidays, Adventure, Family, El Calafate

Visit:

Brazil, Peru, Argentina

Includes:

01 Nights at Blue Tree Premium Paulista or similar in Sao Paulo.
03 Nights at Amazon EcoPark Lodge or similar in Manaus.
02 Nights at Windsor Leme hotel or similar in Rio De Janeiro.
02 Night at Hotel Viale Tower or similar in Iguassu.
02 Nights at Hotel Holiday Inn Miraflores or similar in Lima
02 Nights at Hotel Xima Exclusive Cusco or similar in Cusco.
02 Nights at Hotel NH Florida or similar in Buenos Aires.
02 Nights at Fueguino Hotel or similar in Ushuaia.
02 Nights at Calafate Parque Hotel or similar in El Calafate.
01 Night at Hotel NH Florida or similar in Buenos Aires.

  • Accommodations at the hotels specified above or similar.
  • Meals, transfers, entrances, sightseeing and surface transport as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Tour Manager Services will be available if the group strength is 25 and above. Sightseeing & Tours will be on Private Basis conducted by our Local repetitive for groups of 12 -25. For Groups less than 12 - sightseeing will be conducted on Shared (Seat in Coach Basis). All Transfers etc. will be on Private basis.

Characteristics

Escorted Group Holidays Adventure Family

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Adults1 - 3
Children0 - 3
Total People1 - 4
Room 1

Available Dates are Tentative, please wait for the final confirmation from SOTC Team before issuing the flight tickets. For Payment Details as well, SOTC Team will get in touch with you.

DAY 01
Welcome aboard your exciting tour to South America. Your getaway to South America starts in Sao Paulo. On arrival, proceed to your hotel and check-in on your own. Later you have some free time to explore the city on your own. Overnight in Sao Paulo. (D) Note: The standard check-in time at the hotel is 1500 hrs.

DAY 02
Fly to Manaus. Enjoy the ‘Meeting of the Waters’ cruise on River Negro. Today, proceed to airport for your flight to Manaus. Upon arrival, get ready for an adventure on a riverboat tour of the ‘Meeting of the Waters’. The incredible place where two distinct bodies of water meet, but don’t mix. Temperature, density and velocity differences keep these two bodies of water separate for more than 6 miles before at last they join to form the great Amazon. Later, proceed to jungle lodge a place surrounded by nature. Overnight in Manaus. (B, D)

DAY 03
Visit to Monkey Forest. Today, take a trip to visit a native resident’s house and learn more about the traditions and customs of local Amazonian natives. Later, visit the Monkey Forest for a close encounter with the wildlife. Next, proceed for a night tour of the Amazon in paddle or motorized canoes, where you have a chance of spotting small alligators and other nocturnal animals. Overnight in Manaus. (B, D)

DAY 04
Nature Hiking Tour in Rainforest. Today, proceed for a nature hiking tour in the Amazon Rainforest, the world’s largest tropical rainforest, famous for its biodiversity. On this tour the guide will educate you about the local flora/fauna, edible fruits, potable water, first aid, how to find your way around in the forest and much more. Later you can try your hand on fishing, on the river. Overnight in Manaus. (B, D)

DAY 05
Fly to Rio de Janeiro. Today, proceed to airport for your flight to Rio de Janeiro, one of Brazil’s most important cities. On arrival, proceed to your hotel and check-in. Later you have some free time to explore the city on your own. Overnight in Rio De Janeiro. (B, D)

DAY 06
Visit statue of Christ the Redeemer, Sugarloaf Mountain, Copacabana beach. Today, we start our day by taking a cog-wheel train up to the Corcovado Mountain to visit the iconic statue of Christ the Redeemer. Later, proceed on a guided city tour of Rio, drive through downtown Rio, passing by the Maracana Stadium, the Sambodrome and Metropolitan Cathedral. Later in afternoon we visit the world famous Sugar Loaf Mountain which has become an iconic symbol of the city of Rio de Janeiro. Get a unique experience in the cable car while going up to the mountain. We also visit the famous Copacabana Beach and the downtown area. (In the evening you can opt for Samba Show at the Plataforma.) Overnight in Rio de Janeiro. (B, D)

DAY 07
Fly to Iguassu. Today, we drive to airport to board your flight to Iguassu. Iguassu is famous for its stunning falls, a total of 275 waterfalls make up the Iguassu Falls, which are the widest and most imposing waterfalls on earth. Later you have some free time to explore the city on your own. Overnight in Iguassu. (B, D)

DAY 08
Visit Iguassu Falls from Argentinean side. Today, we visit the Argentinean side of the Iguassu Falls. We start with a short train ride that leads us to the trails. Later a walk along the catwalks, some 1200 meters over the islands, takes you to enjoy the most spectacular sight: the Devil’s Throat Fall. Overnight in Iguassu. (B, D)

DAY 09
Visit Iguassu Falls from Brazilian Side. Today, we take a trip to the Brazilian side of the falls. We walk along a narrow 1,500m. path and along with the catwalk that goes very close to the bottom of the Devil’s Throat, from where you will enjoy breathtaking views over the Brazilian side of the falls. Later, we take a flight to Lima - the capital of Peru. Overnight in Lima. (B, D)

DAY 10
Guided tour of Lima Today, we take you on a guided tour of Lima. See, the Love Park in Miraflores, with a spectacular view of the Pacific Ocean and Huaca Pucllana- ceremonial center of the Lima culture. Visit the Main Square where the Government Palace and the Town Hall are located. Also visit the Cathedral and explore the Santo Domingo Convent. Later you have some free time to explore the city on your own. Overnight in Lima. (B, D)

DAY 11
Fly to Cusco - Archaeological Capital of the Americas. Today, we take a flight to Cusco. On arrival, proceed on a guided city tour. Visit the famous Temple of Sun Korikancha - the most important temple in the Inca Empire. See the archaeological sites that date from Inca and the famous cathedral of Cusco. Later you have some free time at the Main Square. Overnight in Cusco. (B, D)

DAY 12
Visit one of the Seven Wonders of the World - Machu Picchu. Today, proceed to visit one of the wonders of the world - Machu Picchu. You will start by a train going through the Urubamba Valley, the Sacred Valley of the Incas, to the fabulous mountaintop ruins of Machu Picchu. This city is an eye-tantalizing tribute to man in harmony with nature. Enjoy the full day in this magical place and later take a train back to Cusco. Overnight in Cusco. (B, D)

DAY 13
Fly to Buenos Aires. Enjoy an exciting Tango show with dinner. Today, proceed to airport for your flight to Buenos Aires the capital of Argentina. On arrival, proceed to your hotel and check-in. Later in the evening you will be taken for the glamorous Tango Show with dinner - a musical extravaganza with poetical, entertaining and touching edges. Overnight in Buenos Aires. (B, D)

DAY 14
Guided city tour of Buenos Aires. Today, proceed on a guided city tour of this beautiful city. See the symbol of this city: the obelisk on avenida 9 de Julio, visit Plaza de Mayo and Plaza San Martín. Drive through historical and elegant neighborhoods like La Boca, San Telmo, Montserrat, Palermo and Recoleta. Also see some important financial and commercial areas of the city. Later, evening is at leisure for shopping on your own. Overnight in Buenos Aires. (B, D)

DAY 15
Fly to Ushuaia. Enjoy city tour of Ushuaia. Today, proceed to airport for your flight to Ushuaia - resort town in Argentina & southernmost city in the world. On arrival, proceed to your hotel and check-in. Later, proceed on a guided city tour of Ushuaia. Visit Historical Buildings with their particular style and landscapes. Next, visit to Museo del Fin del Mundo (End of the World Museum). Overnight in Ushuaia. (B, D)

DAY 16
Enjoy Beagle Channel cruise & chance to take a ride on “End of the World Train”. Today, proceed for Beagle Channel cruise. Admire views of the city of Ushuaia and islands in the channel that are home to colonies of sea lions and cormorants. Later, you have a free time to enjoy this beautiful city on your own OR you can opt for a ride on “End of the World Train” from Ushuaia to the Tierra del Fuego National Park. Explore the remote wilderness of Patagonia’s southern tip. Enjoy spectacular views over the Beagle Channel as you take in highlights like Ensenada Bay, Laguna Verde, Beaver Dam and Lapataia Bay on this tour. Overnight in Ushuaia. (B, D)

DAY 17
Fly to El Calafate. Enjoy guided tour of El Calafate. Today, proceed to airport for your flight to El Calafate. On arrival, proceed to your hotel and check-in. Later, proceed on a guided tour of old town, during which we drive past the early 20th-century buildings and homes built by the town’s first settlers, as well as the main plaza. Overnight in El Calafate. (B, D)

DAY 18
Excursion to famous Perito Moreno Glacier. Today, we set off to Perito Moreno, one of Patagonia's most imposing and most visited glaciers, located in the UNESCO-listed Los Glaciares National Park. Admire the gigantic ice formation from different perspectives during the brisk hike along the surrounding catwalks. Later we take a boat ride between floating ice and marvel at the mighty ice walls and absolute beauty and grandeur of the Perito Moreno Glacier. Rest of the day is free for leisure or shopping. Overnight in El Calafate. (B, D)

DAY 19
Fly to Buenos Aires Today, proceed to airport on your own for your flight to Buenos Aires. On arrival, proceed to your hotel and check-in. Rest of the day is free for leisure or Shopping. Overnight in Buenos Aires. (B, D)

DAY 20
Bid farewell. Today, proceed to the airport as your memorable tour comes to an end. Please do spare a few moments of your valuable time to write and share with us your wonderful experience. (B)

Brazil
Manaus :
Meeting of the Waters excursion on a river boat.
Visit to Monkey Forest.
Amazon Rainforest - Natural Hiking and Fishing Tour.

Rio De Janeiro :
Guided city tour. Visit the Sugar loaf Mountain. Visit to the Christ the Redeemer statue on Corcovado Mountain. Visit to Copacabana Beach.

Iguassu Falls :
Visit to the Iguassu Falls from Argentine and Brazilian side.

Peru
Lima :
Guided city tour.

Cusco :
Guided City tour.
Full day excursion to Machu Picchu (One of the 7 Wonder of the World).

Argentina
Buenos Aires :
Guided city tour.
Visit Avenida de Mayo
Visit Metropolitan Cathedral
Enjoy famous Tango Dance show with Dinner

Ushuaia :
Guided city tour.
Beagle Channel Cruise
Chance to ride on “End of the World Train”

El Calafate :
Guided city tour.
Perito Merino Glacier tour along with Nautical Safari

Daily buffet breakfast (except on day 01)
19 Vegetarian/Non-vegetarian, dinners could be Indian/ continental or local. (Set menu or buffet style, no drinks included).

***Due to Covid-19 situation, most of the hotels in USA are still not serving regular breakfast. Depending on the rules of each state, some of the hotels may have plated / Go n Grab Breakfast service at the hotels. Do note in some hotels / restaurants disposable plates and cutlery can be provided for meals.

01 Nights at Blue Tree Premium Paulista or similar in Sao Paulo.
03 Nights at Amazon EcoPark Lodge or similar in Manaus.
02 Nights at Windsor Leme hotel or similar in Rio De Janeiro.
02 Night at Hotel Viale Tower or similar in Iguassu.
02 Nights at Hotel Holiday Inn Miraflores or similar in Lima
02 Nights at Hotel Xima Exclusive Cusco or similar in Cusco.
02 Nights at Hotel NH Florida or similar in Buenos Aires.
02 Nights at Fueguino Hotel or similar in Ushuaia.
02 Nights at Calafate Parque Hotel or similar in El Calafate.
01 Night at Hotel NH Florida or similar in Buenos Aires.

  • Accommodations at the hotels specified above or similar.
  • Meals, transfers, entrances, sightseeing and surface transport as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Tour Manager Services will be available if the group strength is 25 and above. Sightseeing & Tours will be on Private Basis conducted by our Local repetitive for groups of 12 -25. For Groups less than 12 - sightseeing will be conducted on Shared (Seat in Coach Basis). All Transfers etc. will be on Private basis.
  • Airfare (Main & Internal), Airport tax, Visa, Travel insurance.
  • Meals not specified in the itinerary. Meals are pre-set and a choice of menu is not available.
  • Arrival and departure airport transfer.
  • Compulsory Tips to Local guides, drivers, hotel waiters of USD 05 per person per day for the duration of the tour (To be paid to the Tour Manager on day 01 of the tour).
  • Yellow Fever Vaccination charges.
  • Baggage handling fees for check-in baggage and any additional sectors for internal flights.
  • Any expenses of personal nature such as porterage, laundry, wines, mineral/bottled water, food & drink not in the regular menus provided by us, mini bar and telephone calls.
  • Cost of excursions, city sightseeing, entrance fees and local guides availed of by the passengers, other than that mentioned in the ‘What your tour price includes’.
  • Other applicable taxes.
  • RT PCR - COVID test if required by the airline or Government bodies.
  • Anything not specifically mentioned in ‘What your Tour Price includes’ box.

01 Nights at Blue Tree Premium Paulista or similar in Sao Paulo.
03 Nights at Amazon EcoPark Lodge or similar in Manaus.
02 Nights at Windsor Leme hotel or similar in Rio De Janeiro.
02 Night at Hotel Viale Tower or similar in Iguassu.
02 Nights at Hotel Holiday Inn Miraflores or similar in Lima
02 Nights at Hotel Xima Exclusive Cusco or similar in Cusco.
02 Nights at Hotel NH Florida or similar in Buenos Aires.
02 Nights at Fueguino Hotel or similar in Ushuaia.
02 Nights at Calafate Parque Hotel or similar in El Calafate.
01 Night at Hotel NH Florida or similar in Buenos Aires.

*As a 3rd in a triple, a roll away cot may be provided.
**As a 3rd in a double, no bed or cot will be provided to the child. Person below 12 years will be considered as a Child. Person below 12 years will be considered as a Child
Maximum 3 persons are allowed per room.

Visa Requirements
You must be in possession of a multiple entry Argentina Visa, Double entry Brazil Visa & Single entry Peru Visa, The cost of these visas is not included in your package tour price. It would be best to check with your travel agent and the consulates nearest to you for advice and information. Please ensure that your travel documents are ready in time for departure.

Ticketing Requirements:
To participate on this tour, you need to be in possession of valid air tickets for travel within South America for the following sectors: Sao Paulo - Manaus - Rio de Janeiro – Iguassu – Lima – Cusco - Buenos Aires – Ushuaia - El Calafate - Buenos Aires . It is mandatory to purchase these tickets through SOTC. Confirmed air reservations for these sectors have already been made by us. The cost of this internal ticket is USD 3150 per person which has to be paid at the time of booking the tour.

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