Travel South America on a tour that boasts all the highlights of the continent! There are plenty of opportunities for you to soak up the culture and stunning scenery. Experience lost Incan citadels, thundering tropical waterfalls and colorful carnival rhythms – and more!
Peru’s capital city enjoys a great location directly on the Pacific coast and boasts of spectacular views, elegant neighborhoods, historical districts and a vibrant assortment of cultures.
City Tour of Lima Explore the highlights of Lima on this privately guided city tour as you gain insights into Peru and her capital. Stroll through the beautiful city center visiting the main square of Plaza Mayor, the Lima Cathedral, and the Government Palace and other historical attractions. (Duration: 3 hrs, if you have a preference for timing, please tell your travel consultant at the time of booking, otherwise our team will schedule the tour at the best available time. Private Activity.)
Cusco is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and an amazing amalgam of an Inca capital and colonial city.
Private City Tour in Cusco and visit to Incan ruins Discover Cusco’s heart and the secrets of the Incan Empire on a half-day tour with a private guide. Here colonial flair and Incan culture combine to create a fascinating atmosphere. The highlights will include the Main Square and Cathedral, Santo Domingo Convent, Sacsayhuaman Fortress, and Inca ruins of Qenko, Puca-Pucara and Tambomachay which you will visit as you enjoy the spectacular views of the surrounding Andean landscape. (Duration 4 hours, if you have a preference for timing, please tell your travel consultant at the time of booking, otherwise our team will schedule the tour at the best available time. Private Activity)
The Sacred Valley of the Incas (Valle Sagrado de los Incas) is reachable via Cusco, and links this erstwhile capital of the Incan Empire with the citadel in Machu Picchu.
Visit to Pisac Ruins and Ollantaytambo (Starts from Cusco) A full day privately guided tour that takes visitors from Cusco to the spectacular Sacred Valley of the Incas. Nestled on the banks of the Urubamba River, you will begin your tour in Pisac, exploring the villages extensive ruins, temple, hillsides and terraces before heading to Ollantaytambo in the afternoon. Here you find an attractive town of Inca origin with remarkable channels and stone streets where you will discover its impressive ceremonial centre and fortress that guarded the access from other parts of the valley. (08:00 to 18:00, Private Activity, Lunch Included)
Visit to Machu Picchu by Vistadome Train from Sacred Valley The most iconic archeological wonder of South America is yours to explore. Travel to the lost city of the Incas via Vistadome train before spending an afternoon at the sacred citadel with a private guide from Machu Picchu town. Learn about the human ingenuity required to construct the site and ponder its many mysteries. Marvel at the surroundings and soak in the wonders of this magical place, hidden amongst the green summits of the high Andean cloud forest. (06:30 to 18:00, Private Activity, Lunch Included)
The capital of Argentina is unique in the way of combining Latin American lifestyle along with that of European architecture and culture.
Eclectic Buenos Aires Excursion Explore the pulsating Argentine capital on this fascinating day tour of the city’s iconic destinations and eclectic neighborhoods. Set off from your hotel in the company of your guide, enjoying a leisurely tour of Buenos Aires. Walk through the colorful working class neighborhood of La Boca, where the spirit and culture of its immigrants population lives on. Visit the contrasting locality of Palermo with its open green spaces, wide tree-lined avenues, and trendy bars and restaurants. Next, walk over to the chic French residential neighborhood of Recoleta, teeming with classy art galleries and cultural centers. If you’re lucky, you could even catch an exhibition or two while visiting the district. Visit the city’s iconic landmarks of the Colon Theater, the National Congress, and the Presidential Palace, before returning to your hotel. (Half Day; Duration: 4 hrs; Private Activity & Transfer; Fitness Level: Easy; Please bring comfortable walking shoes, and don’t forget your camera).
Tango Show and Dinner at Gala with Shared Transfers Spend the evening at Gala Tango in the neighborhood of San Telmo, one of the historic centers of of tango. Enjoy a sensuous experience in which traditions are preserved and where the ambiance exudes the charms of the bygone era and the best of Buenos Aires tango music and dance. An added bonus is the introduction to Argentine folkloric dancing and music typical to the Northwest of the country. (19:30 to 24:00, Shared Transfer to and from the Tango Show, Dinner Included)
Puerto Iguazú on the Argentinean side and Foz do Iguaçu on the Brazilian side are not just the gateways to the breathtakingly beautiful and awe inspiring waterfalls, but are also the nearest cities to the intersection of the borders of three countries that include Argentina, Paraguay and Brazil.
Visit to the Argentine Side of Iguazu Waterfalls Gain a deep perspective of the breathtaking waterfalls, recently named one of the seven natural wonders of the world. Three sets of trails and walkways allow you to explore the natural beauty of the falls and the surrounding jungle as you walk through the national park. On the lower circuit take in a view of the falls from below, feeling part of the natural surroundings, and sensing their great magnitude. The upper circuit takes you above the falls where you get a different perspective of the same waterfalls you just saw on the lower circuit. And no visit to Iguazu is complete without viewing the Devil’s Throat Falls, where you stand just feet from the thundering cascades of water tumbling to depths below. (09:00 to 15:00. Private Activity)
Eco Rafting on the Iguazu River Enhance your visit to the Argentina side of the Iguazu Waterfalls with a tranquil rafting experience on the Iguazu River. Admire the beauty of the river and the park learning about the regional flora and fauna, and if you are lucky perhaps even catch sight of an alligator or a monkey. (Duration 30 minutes, Group Activity, Maximum 17 people, Combined with the Visit to the Argentine Side of Iguazu Waterfalls Activity)
Visit to the Brazilian Side of Iguazu Waterfalls On this half day tour, take in the incredible panoramic view of Iguazu Waterfalls. From the amazing vantage points in Brazil, marvel at the sheer beauty and amazing magnitude of this natural wonder. (Duration 4 hours, if you have a preference for timing, please tell your travel consultant at the time of booking, otherwise our team will schedule the tour at the best available time. Private Activity. Note: a Brazilian visa is required for US, Canadian & Australian citizen)
Rio de Janiero’s famous icons include Copacabana, Sugar Loaf, Samba, Ipanema, Caipirinha cocktails, beach culture and of course the magnificent subtropical rainforests.
Full Day Corcovado and Sugarloaf Tour This private full day tour takes you to the two major landmarks of Rio, in fact of Brazil: Corcovado and Sugarloaf Mountain. Begin the tour by riding the cog-wheel train up Corcovado Mountain to reach the spectacular view at the summit. Marvel at the Christ the Redeemer statue, built at the top of the mountain and gaze down on the entire city of Rio de Janeiro. Next visit the famous Sugarloaf Mountain, reaching the top by cable car. From your view at the top look out on the glittering waters of the Atlantic Ocean and the beautiful beaches below. (08:00-16:00, Private Activity, Lunch not included)
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I can honestly say that our trip was fantastic. From the conception of the itinerary, Lisa suggesting activities based on our interests, the price, the way Fernando kept in contact during the trip, organising flight check-ins and seating, pickups/drop offs and the excellent hotels you couldn’t fault our trip. I would definitely use Enchanting Travels again and would highly recommend your company. Very happy with the entire process.