MYSTERIES OF SOUTH AMERICA

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Days17
Nights16

Tour Itinerary

  • Day1
    Arrive in Rio de Janeiro - Brazil

    Your exciting South America tour begins today! Proceed to your hotel and check in. Rest of the evening is free to relax. Overnight at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

    Dinner |

  • Day2
    City tour of Rio de Janeiro, Sugarloaf, Corcovado Mountain, Statue of Christ the Redeemer, Carnaval

    After breakfast we proceed on a city tour of Rio de Janeiro. See the Pepino Beach, Ipanema Beach, Copacabana Beach, Downtown Rio, Metropolitan Cathedral and the Sambadrome. Further take a cable car ride to the Sugar Loaf Mountain. From here you will get a bird's eye view of Rio de Janeiro. Then we visit the Corcovado - upon which stands the enormous statue of 'Christ the Redeemer'. We take a cogwheel train to this famous statue. Enjoy the stunning view from the top. Then we proceed on a guided backstage tour of the Academics da Grande Rio– one of the leading samba schools of the city of Rio de Janeiro. Get to know, through an Explanatory Panel Presentation, about the history of samba and carnival parades. Later return to your hotel. Overnight at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

    Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner |

  • Day3
    Lima city tour

    Today we take an early morning flight to Lima - the capital of Peru. On arrival, proceed on a city tour which includes old and new Lima, the Plaza de Armas, the Town Hall, the Palace of the Archbishop, the Cathedral and the Plaza San Martin. Visit St. Francis Church and view the Catacombs from inside. Then visit the Larco Museum where we will marvel at the quality of its pieces of jewelry, textiles and its enigmatic erotic room, dedicated to ceramics alluding to fertility from the ancient times. Overnight at Lima, Peru

    Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner |

  • Day4
    Ballestas Island tour, Nazca Lines

    Today we proceed to take a boat ride to Ballestas Islands. See Boobies, Sea Lions & Penguins. The boat will also make a stop in front of the peninsula to view the unexplained figures of Candelabra -- A Mango Holidays Exclusive! Then we proceed to the airport to board a high-wing light aircraft over the Nazca Lines (Subject to weather conditions) -- A Mango Holidays Exclusive! Be a witness to one of the greatest mysteries of the world, while flying over the Nazca lines. Return to Lima. Overnight in Lima, Peru.

    Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner |

  • Day5
    Cusco, city tour

    Today we take a flight to Cusco. On arrival, we proceed on a city tour of the ancient city of Cusco. Learn about the ancient civilisations on this historical tour. Overnight in Cusco.

    Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner |

  • Day6
    Machu Picchu

    After breakfast proceed to Ollantaytambo train station. Your trip to Machu Pichu will start by train to Aguas Calientes. It is also known as “Machu Picchu Pueblo” and it is the last stop before the entry to vestiges of Peru’s top Archaeological complex. Machu Pichu means “Old Mountain”. It is one of the new wonders of the world and a dream destination for most seasoned travellers. Return to Cusco. Overnight in Cusco, Peru.

    Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner |

  • Day7
    Cusco, Puno, Uros Islands

    Today we proceed to Puno- a city in southern Peru on Lake Titicaca. On the way visit THE FLOATING UROS ISLANDS! Here the people have developed the ability to live among the reeds and have adapted to the environment, using this aquatic plant to build their rafts and houses. Its inhabitants will be our guides, explaining to us about the formation of the islands, the way of life on the islands and the creation of their traditional fabrics using reeds. As part of this experience, we will learn about the ancestral customs of a people that date back to the years 3000 and 2000 BC. In addition, we will travel on rafts to a second island to understand even more their customs and way of life. Finally, we will return to Puno. Overnight in Puno, Peru.

    Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner |

  • Day8
    Puno, Tiwanaku, La Paz

    Today we proceed to Bolivia. After completing immigration formalities at the border, we proceed to visit the ancient site of Tiwanaku - one of the oldest known civilisations in America. Here we will unravel some more mysteries of the past. Proceed to La Paz. Overnight in La Paz, Bolivia.

    Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner |

  • Day9
    Uyuni Salt Flats, Train Cemetery, Cactus island

    Today we take a flight to Uyuni. On arrival, proceed to the Train Cemetery where you can see remains of old steam trains. Then transfer to Salt Flats --- A Mango Holidays Exclusive!! Salar de Uyuni, amid the Andes in southwest Bolivia, is the world’s largest salt flat. It’s the legacy of a prehistoric lake that went dry, leaving behind a desertlike, nearly 11,000-sq.-km. landscape of bright-white salt, rock formations and cacti-studded islands. Feast your eyes with this marvel of nature. Then visit an island where you will see gigantic cactus that go up to 10m high. Return to your hotel. Overnight in Uyuni, Bolivia

    Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner |

  • Day10
    La Paz

    Today we take a flight back to La Paz. On arrival, proceed on a city tour of La Paz. Overnight in La Paz.

    Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner |

  • Day11
    Buenos Aires, Tango Show

    Today we take a flight to Buenos Aires - Argentina! In the evening proceed to watch the exciting Tango show. Overnight in Buenos Aires.

    Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner |

  • Day12
    Fly to El Calafate

    Today we take a flight to El Calafate. Overnight in El Calafate, Argentina

    Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner |

  • Day13
    Perito Moreno Glacier

    Proceed to Perito Moreno Glacier - an impressive river of ice, which is located in the Glacier National Park. This frozen river descends from continental ice field and causes in its slow progress landslides and explosions that make the glacier a wonder. You can hear a constant roar from inside. Overnight at El Calafate, Argentina.

    Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner |

  • Day14
    Buenos Aires

    Today we take a flight back to Buenos Aires. We do a city tour of Buenos Aires. Overnight in Buenos Aires.

    Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner |

  • Day15
    Flight to Iguassu

    Today we take a flight to Iguassu Falls. In the evening, enjoy the Rafain show along with barbeque dinner. Overnight at Iguassu.

    Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner |

  • Day16
    Iguassu Falls

    In the morning, we proceed to see the grand Iguassu Falls from the Argentinian side. With more than 275 cascades and an astounding water volume, they will take your breath away. We will walk along different footbridges and admire the waterfalls from various angles. We will explore the lower circuit, where we will feel immersed in nature and refreshed by the waterfall spray. We will also visit the upper circuit, where we will enjoy panoramic views from different lookout points, and finally reach the balcony at Garganta del Diablo (Devil’s Throat). This is the most spectacular fall of all: a stunning 80-metre drop that will make you feel the power and wonder of nature. Then we proceed to see the falls from the Brazilian side. we will walk along a 1,000-metre footbridge and marvel at the magnificent Iguazu Falls or take an elevator up to the Salto Floreano viewpoint. Then proceed on the Macuco Safari Tour - a highlight of this tour and an experience of a lifetime! Later return to the airport to board your flight to Sao Paulo, Brazil. Overnight in Sao Paulo.

    Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner |

  • Day17
    Return home

    Depending on your flight schedule, proceed to the airport to board your flight back home. Return home with eternal memories of your exciting South America tour - only with Mango Holidays!

    Breakfast |

Highlights

Inclusions :

  • Cost of your round-trip economy class airfare valid for the duration of the tour from Mumbai
  • Accommodation at the hotels as per itinerary on twin sharing basis
  • Meals, coach tours, transfers, entrance fees, sightseeing and surface transportation as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Cost of visas needed to participate in the tour
  • Cost of the overseas travel insurance policy valid for the tour. (Passengers above 70 years of age will have to pay the actual difference of the insurance premium)
  • Tips for guides & drivers
  • Services of the Tour Manager and local representatives
  • **Some meals will be local**

Exclusions :

  • Cost of extension of the validity of your air ticket
  • Any increase in the airfare, fuel surcharge and/or taxes charged by the airlines on your air ticket. (Calculated as on 1st Jan '24 rates).
  • Any increase in the rate of US Dollar / Euro / Pound i.e. GBP / Swiss Francs i.e. CHF leading to an increase in the cost of the tour which may come into effect prior to your date of departure.
  • Porterage at hotels, apartments, airports & seaports, tips, insurance, laundry, wines, mineral water, telephone charges, all items of personal nature and also food and drinks not forming part of the group menus
  • Any extra expenses incurred for changing the route due to any unforeseen circumstances, force majeure instances, natural calamities, political disturbances, strikes etc
  • Anything not specifically mentioned under 'Your tour price includes'
  • Cost of excursions, city sightseeing, entrance fees and local guides availed of by the passengers, other than that mentioned in ‘What your tour price includes’
  • Taxes as applicable
  • *Itineraries, Hotels, Meals, Sightseeing, Flights are subject to change without prior notice.*

Booking Instructions :

  • Payments can be made by Cheque, Demand Draft, NEFT, RTGS or IMPS.
  • Cheque/Demand Draft should be in favour of "Mango Holidays India Pvt Ltd"

Notes :

  • In case any sightseeing is not done due to weekly closure, an alternative sightseeing will be done for the same’.
  • Standard Check-in and check-out time of International hotels is usually 1500hrs and 1200hrs respectively.
  • This tour will operate as a group tour only when minimum tour capacity of 20 adults is met.

Terms & Conditions :

  • For detailed Terms & Conditions & Cancellation policy, please click on www.mangoholidays.in/terms-and-conditions/

Tour Dates & Availability

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Tour Code &
Departure Dates
Prices
SAM4180924
18/09/2024
Mumbai
INR 898694