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from $5,850
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Buenos Aires. Argentina
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 86.7 84.2 80.2 74.1 66.7 61.9 60.8 63.9 67.3 73.6 79 83.3
Average Low 68.4 67.1 64.4 56.5 50.9 46.9 45.9 47.7 51.1 56.3 60.8 64.8
Average Rainfall 6.594 6.732 6.783 4.362 2.846 2.157 2.756 2.823 2.953 4.898 4.492 4.031
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT-03:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Argentine Peso
$1.00 USD = $9.13 ARS
Visa requirement
No
Iguazu Falls. Argentina
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 91.4 90.7 88 82.8 77.4 73.6 74.7 77.5 80.4 83.8 87.8 90.7
Average Low 67.3 68 65.1 59.7 54 50.7 49.5 52.3 56.3 59.5 61.7 65.5
Average Rainfall 7.717 7.091 6.882 5.945 5.024 5.445 3.323 4.228 5.772 8.654 6.051 7.441
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT-03:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Argentine Peso
$1.00 USD = $9.13 ARS
Visa requirement
No
Rio de Janeiro. Brazil
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 86.4 86.4 84.9 82 79.5 77.4 77 77.9 77.7 79 81.3 83.5
Average Low 73.9 74.3 73.9 71.4 68.7 65.7 65.1 66 66.6 68.4 70.5 72.3
Average Rainfall 5.398 5.134 5.346 3.736 2.748 1.681 1.65 1.752 2.11 3.406 3.85 5.283
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT-03:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Brazilian Real
$1.00 USD = R$3.13 BRL
Visa requirement
No
Lima. Peru
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 78.4 79.7 78.8 75.7 71.1 67.5 65.7 65.1 65.7 67.8 71.4 75
Average Low 66.4 66.9 66.6 63.7 61 59.5 59 58.3 58.3 59.4 61.5 63.9
Average Rainfall 0.035 0.012 0.193 0 0.004 0.012 0.012 0.012 0.213 0.008 0 0.012
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT-05:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Peruvian Nuevo Sol
$1.00 USD = S/.3.18 PEN
Visa requirement
No
Cuzco. Peru
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 86.4 86.4 84.9 82 79.5 77.4 77 77.9 77.7 79 81.3 83.5
Average Low 73.9 74.3 73.9 71.4 68.7 65.7 65.1 66 66.6 68.4 70.5 72.3
Average Rainfall 5.398 5.134 5.346 3.736 2.748 1.681 1.65 1.752 2.11 3.406 3.85 5.283
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT-04:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Peruvian Nuevo Sol
$1.00 USD = S/.3.18 PEN
Visa requirement
No
Machu Picchu. Peru
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 55 55 55 54 52 48 48 50 52 54 55 55
Average Low 75 77 77 77 77 77 77 77 79 77 79 79
Average Rainfall 5.4 5.6 5.9 2.4 0.9 0.7 0.9 0.9 1.7 3.0 3.4 4.8
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT-04:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Peruvian Nuevo Sol
$1.00 USD = S/.3.18 PEN
Visa requirement
No
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Wonders of South America

14 Days/12 Nights - from $5,850 per person including airfare from Miami
Take a 12-night trip and visit the Wonders of South America, starting in Beunos Aires where you visit the Plaza de Mayo and enjoy a traditional tango show. Next, fly to Iguazu Falls, one of the most remarkable natural wonders of the world. From there, fly to Rio de Janeiro and visit the beaches of Ipanema and Copacabana, as well as the 125-foot statue of Christ the Redeemer. Then, fly to Lima and visit the Huaca Huallamarca and the San Francisco Convent. Afterward, fly to Cuzco and get on a train to Machu Picchu. Explore the ruins of Machu Picchu. Return to Cuzco and visit Ollantaytambo and Urubamba. Fly back to Lima and, eventually, the US. Starting from $5,850, including air, with daily departures.

Day 1 - Miami/Buenos Aires
Depart Miami 0n Avianca Airlines flight to Buenos Aires via Lima.

Day 2 - Buenos Aires
Arrive in Buenos Aires and transfer to hotel. (Amerian/Madero)

Day 3 - Buenos Aires
Morning city tour includes the Obelisco; the famous squares Plaza de Mayo, San Martin, Alvear and Plaza del Congreso; avenues Corrientes, Mayo and 9 de Julio; and historic neighborhoods. Afternoon free. (B)

Day 4 - Buenos Aires
After breakfast, a day at leisure. This evening, dinner and tango show in a traditional "tangueria." (B/D)

Day 5 - Buenos Aires/Iguazu Falls
After breakfast,fly to Puerto Iguazu. Upon arrival transfer to your hotel. Then visit the Argentine side of Iguazu Falls, one of the most remarkable natural wonders of the world. (Amerian/Sheraton) (B)

Day 6 - Iguazu Falls/Rio de Janeiro
This morning visit the Brazilian side of the falls. Later on, take a short flight to Rio de Janeiro. Transfer to your hotel. (Rio Othon Palace/Sofitel) (B)

Day 7 - Rio de Janeiro
Start the day with a drive past world-famous, Copacabana and Ipanema beaches. Take a cable car up Sugar Loaf Mountain. In the afternoon drive to Corcovado Mountain. Ascend by a tram to view the 125-foot statue of Christ the Redeemer. Evening, enjoy a samba presentation and dinner. (B/D)

Day 8 - Rio de Janeiro
Full day at leisure. (B)

Day 9 - Rio de Janeiro/Lima
Fly to Lima, Peru, and transfer to your hotel. Afternoon tour of Lima includes the Main Square, 16th-century San Francisco Convent, pre-Inca Huaca Huallamarca and Parque del Amor. (Casa Andina Select Miraflores/JW Marriott) (B)

Day 10 - Lima/Cuzco
Fly to Cuzco, ancient capital of the Inca Empire, and transfer to hotel. Afternoon tour of Cuzco includes the Imperial City, a living example of the mixture of Andean and Spanish cultures. Visit Santo Domingo Convent, built over the Koricancha, the ancient Temple of the Sun. Stop at the Main Square and see the Cathedral and the Church of La Compania. Visit Sacsayhuaman Fortress and view archaeological sites.(Novotel/JW Marriot) (B)

Day 11 - Machu Picchu
Travel by train to Machu Picchu, fabled "Lost City of the Incas." En route, view the the Sacred Valley of Urubamba. Arrive in Aguas Calientes and board the bus to the citadel for a guided tour. Return to Cuzco in the evening. (B/L)

Day 12 - Cuzco
Today, drive toward the Sacred Valley of the Incas ot Pisac. Visit the colorful market and continue to Urubanba for a buffet lunch. Visit Ollantaytambo and see Inca fortress ruins. Return to Cuzco. Evening, relax and enjoy Cuzco's nightlife. (B/L)

Day 13 - Cuzco/Lima
Fly to Lima and transfer to your hotel. (Casa Andina Select Miraflores/JW Marriott) (B)

Day 14 - Lima/Miami
Transfer to the airport for your return flight on Avianca Airlines to Miami. (B)

Departure DatesLand & Air *
Miami
Land Only *Single Supplement
March 1-31
$5885 FC
$7150 D
$4910 FC
$6170 D
$2230 FC
$3395 D
April 1-30
$5850 FC
$7150 D
$4875 FC
$6170 D
$2195 FC
$3395 D
April
May 1 - August 31
$5850 FC
$7090 D
$4875 FC
$6115 D
$2195 FC
$3345 D
September 1-30
$5990 FC
$7270 D
$5010 FC
$6290 D
$2230 FC
$3450 D
September
October 1 - December 9
$5990 FC
$7325 D
$5010 FC
$6350 D
$2230 FC
$3495 D
December 10-31
$6645 FC
$7880 D
$5010 FC
$6245 D
$2230 FC
$3395 D
2016
January 1-12
$6645 FC
$7880 D
$5010 FC
$6245 D
$2230 FC
$3395 D
January
January 13 - March 31
$5990 FC
$7225 D
$5010 FC
$6245 D
$2230 FC
$3395 D
  • Land & Air prices include government taxes and fees. Hotels are FC (first-class) and D (deluxe), as indicated.
  • Land & Air prices are per person double occupancy via Avianca Airlines from Miami for weekday travel. For weekend travel ro and from the US (Fri, Sat & Sun), add $50 each way. Land Only prices include internal airfares.
  • Rates are not valid for Easter, Christmas, New Year, Carnival, or some other holidays.

Tour Features

  • Round-trip airfare via Avianca Airlines coach class from Miami
  • Inter-Latin America airfare, coach class, as per itinerary
  • Round-trip seat-in-coach airport transfers
  • Overland transfers with sightseeing stops as per itinerary
  • 3 nights stay in a double occupancy room in Buenos Aires, Rio de Janeiro, and Cuzco
  • 1 night stay in a double occupancy room in Iguazu Falls
  • 2 nights stay in a double occupancy room in Lima 
  • Hotel taxes and service charges
  • Extensive sightseeing tours by coach/car with English-speaking guide and admission fees in each location as per itinerary: half-day city tour of Buenos Aires, dinner and tango show, half-day tour of the Iguazu Falls (Argentine side), half-day tour of the Iguazu Falls (Brazilian side), cable car to Sugar Loaf Mountain, tour of Corcovado Mountain, half-day city tour of Lima, full-day tour of Machu Picchu, half-day city tour of Cuzco, tour of Pisac Market and Ollantaytambo ruins
  • Breakfast daily, 2 lunches, 2 dinners
  • Airline fuel surcharge (subject to change) and government taxes and fees

Rates do not include

  • Any expenses of personal nature such as tips, laundry, table drinks, telephone calls, etc.
  • Optional Travel Insurance 
  • Any item not mentioned above 

Remarks

  • First Class (FC): Amerian (Buenos Aires), Amerian (Iguazu Falls), Rio Othon Palace (Rio de Janeiro), Casa Andina Select Mirafores (Lima), Novotel (Cuzco)
  • Deluxe (D): Madero (Buenos Aires), Sheraton (Iguazu Falls), Sofitel (Rio de Janeiro), JW Marriott (Lima), JW Marriott (Cuzco)
  • If above hotels or Avianca Airlines are not available at the time of reservation, alternative hotels at the same category or airlines could be used. Prices may differ.
  • During trade fairs season and during Christmas and New Year’s Days, some hotels may require surcharges. The prices may increase.
  • Ticket(s) must be issued and full payment must be received 90 days prior to departure
  • Major credit cards accepted; credit card authorization required
  • Change and cancellation penalties ($250-$600 per person) apply once ticketed; Pacific Holidays’ general cancellation policy applies
  • Hotel upgrades, air upgrades, additional hotel nights, extensions to all other destinations, and add-on air fares from various US cities are available
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