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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
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
Bariloche. Argentina
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 70.5 71.1 66.2 58.6 50.4 44.2 43.5 46 51.1 57 63.1 67.5
Average Low 43.7 42.6 39.7 35.2 33.3 30.4 29.7 30.2 32.5 34.3 38.7 42.6
Average Rainfall 0.957 0.776 1.126 2.079 5.138 4.996 5.52 4.539 2.209 1.366 0.909 1.197
* 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
Peulla. Chile
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 76.1 75.7 70.9 64.4 57.0 52.2 50.5 52.7 56.8 63.0 68.2 72.9
Average Low 52.5 50.5 47.7 44.2 41.5 39.2 37.6 36.9 39.2 42.3 45.7 49.3
Average Rainfall 5.276 5.276 8.268 11.299 17.638 18.347 17.520 14.646 10.551 7.244 8.346 7.441
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT-04:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Chilean Unit of Account
$1.00 USD = UF0.02 CLF
Visa requirement
No
Puerto Varas. Chile
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 67.1 66.2 62.8 58.5 54.0 51.1 50.5 51.8 54.3 58.3 61.2 64.8
Average Low 50.4 49.8 47.5 45.0 42.3 40.6 39.7 39.2 40.3 42.8 45.5 48.6
Average Rainfall 3.031 3.307 4.724 5.984 9.528 9.173 8.543 7.323 5.630 4.370 4.173 3.583
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT-04:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Chilean Unit of Account
$1.00 USD = UF0.02 CLF
Visa requirement
No
Puerto Montt. Chile
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 66.6 66 63.3 58.6 54.3 50.4 49.8 51.4 54.3 57.6 60.8 64.4
Average Low 48.9 48.2 46.4 43.9 42.6 39 38.3 38.7 39.9 42.1 44.8 47.5
Average Rainfall 3.535 3.24 3.724 5.783 8.744 9.287 8.594 7.437 5.587 5.055 4.327 4.165
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT-04:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Chilean Unit of Account
$1.00 USD = UF0.02 CLF
Visa requirement
No
Santiago. Chile
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 84.9 84 80.4 73 64.8 58.6 57.7 61.2 65.1 71.6 77.5 82.6
Average Low 53.2 52 48.9 44.4 40.8 37.9 36.5 38.1 41.4 45 48.2 51.6
Average Rainfall 0.012 0.051 0.15 0.508 1.74 2.748 2.728 1.5 0.886 0.433 0.276 0.067
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT-03:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Chilean Unit of Account
$1.00 USD = UF0.02 CLF
Visa requirement
No
Iguazu Falls. Brazil
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 5.772 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
Brazilian Real
$1.00 USD = R$3.13 BRL
Visa requirement
Yes Apply
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
Urubamba. Peru
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 46 46 46 43 38 35 34 37 41 44 45 46
Average Low 68 68 68 69 70 69 68 69 71 71 71 70
Average Rainfall 6.1 4.7 4.4 1.6 0.3 0.7 0.3 0.4 0.5 1.8 3.0 4.5
* 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
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South America Extravaganza

21 Days/19 Nights - from $5,995 per person including airfare from Miami
Take a 19-night trip and journey across South America to Rio de Janeiro, where you can see the famous beaches of Copacabana and Ipanema. Tour Sugar Loaf Mountain and visit the 125-foot statue of Christ the Redeemer. From there, fly to Iguazu Falls, one of the most remarkable natural wonders of the world. Then fly to Buenos Aires and see the Obelisco and the famous square of Plaza de Mayo. Afterward, fly to Bariloche, in the foothills of the Andes, and see the beautiful mountain and lake scenery. Next, transfer to Peulla, where you embark on your Argentina-Chile lake crossing. After a day in Puerto Varas, transfer to the airport to fly to Santiago, where you see Santa Lucia Hill and Cerro San Cristobal. From there, fly to Lima and tour the Main Square and the 16th-century San Francisco Convent. Then fly to Cuzco, where you tour the city and view archaeological sites. The following day, travel by train to Machu Picchu, the fabled “Lost City of the Incas.” Return to Cuzco in the evening. Next, visit the Sacred Valley of the Incas, including the monumental architectural complex of Ollantaytambo. Finally, transit through Lima on your way back to the US. Starting from $5995, including air, with daily departures.

Day 1 - Miami/Rio de Janeiro
Depart Miami on Avianca flight to Rio de Janeiro.

Day 2 - Rio de Janeiro
Arrive and transfer to your hotel. (Rio Othon Palace/Sofitel Ipanema)

Day 3 - Rio de Janeiro
Start the day with a drive past Copacabana and Ipanema, two of the world's most famous beaches. Take a cable car ride up Sugar Loaf Mountain. In the afternoon drive to Corcovado Mountain. Ascend by a tram to the summit to view one of the world's manmade wonders - the 125-foot statue of Christ the Redeemer. Evening, enjoy a samba presentation and dinner. (B/D)

Day 4 - Rio de Janeiro
Full day at leisure. (B)

Day 5 - Rio de Janeiro/Iguazu Falls
After breakfast, transfer to the airport for flight to Iguazu. Upon arrival transfer to your hotel. Then visit the Brazilian side of Iguazu Falls, one of the most remarkable natural wonders of the world. (Recanto Cataratas/Mabu Thermas) (B)

Day 6 - Iguazu Falls/Buenos Aires
This morning visit the Argentine side of the falls. In the afternoon, from Argentine side, take a short flight to Buenos Aires. Arrive in Buenos Aires and transfer to hotel. (Kenton Palace/Recoleta Grand) (B)

Day 7 - 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 8 - Buenos Aires
After breakfast, a day at leisure. This evening, dinner and tango show in a traditional "tangueria." (B/D)

Day 9 - Buenos Aires/Bariloche
After breakfast, transfer to the airport for flight to Bariloche, in the foothills of the Andes. Arrive and transfer to hotel. (Edelweiss/Llao Llao) (B)

Day 10 - Bariloche
After breakfast, begin a half-day scenic excursion, mainly along the coast of Lake Nahuel Huapi. Stop at Bonita Beach en route to Mount Campanario, taking a chairlift to the peak for fascinating views. Continue to Llao Llao Peninsula and Puerto Panuelo. Cross the bridge over Lake Moreno and follow the coast of Trebol Lagoon back to the city. (B)

Day 11 - Bariloche/Peulla
After breakfast, transfer by bus to Puerto Panuelo. Board a launch and sail Lake Nahuel Huapi to begin your Argentina-Chile lake crossing. Arrive in Puerto Blest. Proceed by bus for a short ride to Puerto Alegre. Upon arrival board another launch and sail Lake Frias to Puerto Frias. After Argentine immigration and customs formalities, continue on by bus, crossing the border into Chile over the Perez Rosales Pass. Arrive in Peulla. Transfer to your hotel. (Natura) (B/D)

Day 12 - Peulla/Puerto Varas
After breakfast, transfer to the pier to board a launch and cruise the spectacular Lake Todos Los Santos. After a two-hour journey, arrive in Petrohue to end your lake crossing. Then travel by bus, stopping in Vicente Perez Rosales National Park for breathtaking views of Osorno Volcano and Llanquihue Lake. Transfer to Puerto Varas. (Cabana del Lago) (B)

Day 13 - Puerto Varas/Puerto Montt/Santiago
After breakfast, a day at leisure. In the afternoon, transfer to airport at Puerto Montt for flight to Santiago. Arrive and transfer to hotel. (Plaza el Bosque Nueva Las Condes/Sheraton) (B)

Day 14 - Santiago
Morning city tour includes Club Hipico, a beautiful horse-racing track; the main square, Plaza de Armas; sights on the main avenue, "Alameda"; Cerro San Cristobal, for a panoramic city view; and Santa Lucia Hill. (B)

Day 15 - Santiago
Full day on your own. (B)

Day 16 - Santiago/Lima
Transfer to the airport for flight to Lima. 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 17 - 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 Marriott) (B/L)

Day 18 - Machu Picchu
Travel by train to Machu Picchu, fabled "Lost City of the Incas." En route, view 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 19 - Sacred Valley
In the morning, discover the best of the Sacred Valley of the Incas through this route, starting in Chinchero at Inca's Balcony, a textile art center with an impressive view. Here, twelve families, who still preserve their traditional costumes, show you the ancestral way in which they process the wool and obtain vivid colors for their textiles. Afterward, visit Ollantaytambo, a monumental architectural complex of the ancient Inca Empire. (B/L)

Day 20 - Cuzco/Lima
Fly to Lima and transfer to your hotel. (Casa Andina Select Miraflores/JW Marriott) (B)

Day 21 - Lima/Miami
Transfer to the airport for your return flight on Avianca to Miami. (B)

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Departure DatesLand & Air *
Miami
Land Only *Single Supplement
April 1-30
$6120 FC
$7910 D
$4995 FC
$6790 D
$2890 FC
$4610 D
May 1-31
$6050 FC
$7910 D
$4930 FC
$6790 D
$2815 FC
$4610 D
June 1-30
$6435 FC
$8330 D
$4930 FC
$6825 D
$2815 FC
$4580 D
July 1 - August 20
$6660 FC
$8645 D
$5160 FC
$7145 D
$3045 FC
$4895 D
August 21-31
$5995 FC
$7920 D
$4875 FC
$6795 D
$2760 FC
$4615 D
September 1-30
$6075 FC
$7980 D
$4955 FC
$6855 D
$2835 FC
$4670 D
October 1 - December 9
$6190 FC
$8165 D
$5065 FC
$7045 D
$2940 FC
$4855 D
December 10-31
$6785 FC
$9295 D
$5280 FC
$7795 D
$3110 FC
$5485 D
2020
January 1-15
$6785 FC
$9295 D
$5280 FC
$7795 D
$3110 FC
$5485 D
January 16 - February 29
$6270 FC
$8495 D
$5150 FC
$7375 D
$2980 FC
$5070 D
March 1-31
$6355 FC
$8285 D
$5235 FC
$7165 D
$3065 FC
$4920 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 to 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.

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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 Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires, Santiago, and Cuzco
  • 2 nights stay in a double occupancy room in Bariloche and Lima
  • 1 night stay in a double occupancy room in Iguazu Falls, Peulla, and Puerto Varas
  • Hotel taxes and service charges
  • Extensive sightseeing tours by coach/car with English-speaking guide and admission fees in each location as per itinerary: cable car ride to Sugar Loaf Mountain; tour of Corcovado Mountain; dinner with samba show in Rio de Janeiro; half-day tour of Iguazu Falls (Brazilian side); half-day tour of Iguazu Falls (Argentine side); half-day city tour of Buenos Aires, tango show and dinner; half-day scenic excursion along the coast of Lake Nahuel Huapi; Argentina-Chile Lake Crossing cruise, sail to Puerto Blest, Puerto Frias, and Petrohue; visit to Vicente Perez Rosales National Park; half-day city tour of Santiago; half-day city tour of Lima; half-day tour of Cuzco and archaeological sites; full-day tour of Machu Picchu; tour of Sacred Valley and Inca fortress ruins at Ollantaytambo
  • Breakfast daily, 3 lunches, 3 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): Rio Othon Palace (Rio de Janeiro), Recanto Cataratas (Iguazu Falls), Kenton Palace (Buenos Aires), Edelweiss (Bariloche), Natura (Peulla), Cabana del Lago (Puerto Varas), Plaza el Bosque Nueva Las Condes (Santiago), Casa Andina Select Miraflores (Lima), Novotel (Cuzco)
  • Deluxe (D): Sofitel (Rio de Janeiro), Mabu Thermas (Iguazu Falls), Recoleta Grand (Buenos Aires), Llao Llao (Bariloche), Natura (Peulla), Cabana del Lago (Puerto Varas), Sheraton (Santiago), JW Marriott (Lima), JW Marriott (Cuzco)
  • If above hotels or Avianca Airlines is 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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