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Highlights of Peru and Brazil

Solo Travellers 45 years & over
Sunday 10 - Saturday 30 September 2017 ex Australia

HOLIDAY FACTS

Trip Month September 2017
Duration: 21 days
Status: Bookings open
Destinations: Lima, Cusco, Machu Picchu, Lake Titicaca (Puno), Iguassu Falls, Buenos Aires, Rio de Janiero
Trip Style: Tour
Accommodation: Quality hotels
Prices: $TBA twin share or $TBA single room, per person
Transport: Private coach,Train,Air,Boat
Pace: 3
a moderate to fast pace, some free time but quite a busy schedule
Group Size: Maximum 18
Trip Code: samerica17-9

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This journey is for solo travellers looking for the trip of a lifetime, on a small group experience!

Discover all the wonders of South America. Arrive to Lima, a town rich in ancient history for your first two nights, then take a stunning short flight over the Andes to arrive to Cusco, the archeological capital of the Americas. Explore Machu Picchu, ‘The Lost City of the Incas’, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. 

From Cusco, travel to the altiplano for an unforgettable three night visit to Lake Titicaca. While visiting the lake, experience a catamaran sailing day and unique visits to Taquile and Uros Islands. Then returning to Lima with a short internal flight to continue your discovery including the local flora one of Latin America’s most complete museums, the Larco Museum. While finishing your exploration of Peru, you take part in a culinary tour of the flavours of Peru.

As our discovery of Peru comes to an end, travel to Brazil to arrive to the stunning Iguazu Falls, including a visit to both sides of the falls in Brazil and Argentina and a view from beneath, with a boat safari, to witness the impressive power of this enormous natural wonder.

From Iguassu Falls, the group makes it way with an internal flight, to Buenos Aires, Argentina for a relaxed three night stay. Your final destination is the spectacular city of Rio De Janeiro, Brazil where we spend three nights before your journey comes to a close.

Inclusions

  • International return economy airfare ex Sydney, Australia ^
  • 18 nights of quality accommodation
  • Daily full breakfast
  • 8 lunches
  • 7 dinners
  • Vistadome train journey from Cusco to the town of Aguas Calientes, Peru
  • 4 internal domestic flights in South America^
  • Group airport arrival transfer, Lima, Peru **
  • Group airport departure transfer, Rio de Janiero, Brazil **
  • All entrance fees to sightseeing inclusions as per the itinerary
  • Professional local guides
  • Locally based tour director for Peru and for Brazil (10 or more passengers)
  • All tips for tour personnel
  • Small group tour, maximum 18 travellers 

 

^ included with the tour & airfare package and includes departures from Sydney, including air taxes to the value of $265 per person. An add on fare applies for departures from other cities.

** a group transfer for the international arrival to Lima and departure from Rio de Janiero are included if you have booked the nominated group flight with us as part of your holiday package. Also included if you opt to book one night pre tour in Lima, 9 September 2017, and have booked the nominated group flight with us a part of your package. 

^ May exclude some nominal airport taxes in South America that must be paid at the airport.

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Encounter Travel provides holidays for solo travellers. Since 2006 we've been creating tour, cruise and resort packages for solo travellers that like to share their travel experiences. Visiting destinations across Australia and around the globe our holidays include short tropical escapes, leisurely touring, cruises and active walking trips.   


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