GLOBUS 2023: Spirit of South America with Amazon (SAQ)
19 days from Manaus to Lima
Rum and rumba. Ruins and rainforests. Rio and revelry. This carefree vacation to South America has just the R&R you crave. From Brazil to Argentina to Peru, this tri-country tour of South America delivers a healthy dose of take-me-away scenery, sights, and sizzling culture. Sip caipirinhas at the top of Rio de Janeiro's Sugar Loaf Mountain. Learn the sultry steps of the tango in breezy Buenos Aires. Put down your book and lose yourself in the real-life mystery of Machu Picchu. The health, wealth, and safe travels bestowed upon you at a traditional Mother Earth Ceremony in Peru's Sacred Valley will come to fruition as you feel the magical mist of the roaring Iguassu Falls, taste the creative cuisine in the world-renowned culinary capital of Lima, and travel back five centuries as you stroll along the stone streets of the Inca capital of Cusco. Looking for the perfect introduction to sensational South America? How about the 'Meeting of the Waters' where the chocolate-colored Rio Negro flows alongside the yellowish Rio Solimoes without ever mixing. You'll also meet monkeys, catch piranhas, and explore a native caboclo village when you begin your tour of South America with a Monograms vacation package to Brazil's Amazon.
|Offer valid through 3/31/2022|
|Day 1||Manaus||Welcome to Manaus! Meet your Monograms representative at your hotel. (D)|
|Day 2||Amazon Jungle||MANAUS 'Meeting of the Waters' cruise. AMAZON JUNGLE Naturalist guided visit to a Jungle Island.(B,L,D)|
|Day 3||Amazon Jungle||AMAZON JUNGLE Nature walk led by a Naturalist. Visit to an Amazon village and a Monkey Jungle Reserve to learn about rehabilitating indigenous primates. Nighttime Naturalist led excursion to search for nocturnal life. (B,L,D)|
|Day 4||Rio de Janeiro||MANAUS Depart your Amazon jungle lodge for guided sightseeing of Manaus including the Opera House and a local market. RIO DE JANEIRO Fly to Rio de Janeiro. (B)|
|Day 5||Rio de Janeiro||RIO DE JANEIRO Free time this morning. At 3:30 pm, meet your Tour Director for a drive along Ipanema and Copacabana beaches. Cable-car ascent to the summit of Sugar Loaf Mountain for breathtaking views and a sunset cocktail party to [LF] sample caipirinhas (the famous Brazilian rum drink). (B)|
|Day 6||Rio de Janeiro||RIO DE JANEIRO Guided sightseeing includes a scenic cog railway ride to see Christ the Redeemer statue atop Corcovado Mountain. Visit the Cathedral and see the Sambodromo, Carnival Parade location. Brazilian Churrascaria (traditional Portuguese BBQ) dinner at a local restaurant this evening. (B,D)|
|Day 7||Rio de Janeiro||RIO DE JANEIRO Free day. (B)ENHANCE YOUR FREE TIME in Rio de Janeiro with an optional excursion to Petropolis, (mountain resort and former summer palace of Emperor Dom Pedro II). This and more options throughout your tour are available for purchase with MyGlobus. Get local maps and tips for free time on your GlobusGO mobile app.|
|Day 8||Buenos Aires||RIO DE JANEIRO Fly to Buenos Aires.BUENOS AIRES Orientation tour with a Local Guide. (B)|
|Day 9||Buenos Aires||BUENOS AIRES Guided sightseeing with a Local Guide includes a walking tour of La Boca and San Telmo districts. See La Casa Rosada (the President's House), the Metropolitan Cathedral, and the Teatro Colon Opera House. Visit the site of Eva Peron's tomb at Recoleta Cemetery. Private [LF] Tango lesson followed by Argentine steak dinner and Tango show. (B,D)|
|Day 10||Buenos Aires||BUENOS AIRES Free day. (B)|
|Day 11||Iguassu Falls||BUENOS AIRES Fly to Iguassu Falls. IGUASSU FALLS Travel to the Argentine side of Iguassu Falls. Visit the rainforest via Ecological Jungle Train for a guided walking tour of the falls with a Local Guide. (B,D)|
|Day 12||Lima||IGUASSU FALLS Guided sightseeing with a Local Guide in Iguassu National Park on the Brazilian side of the falls. Fly to Lima, Peru. LIMA Drive to your hotel. (B,L)|
|Day 13||Lima||LIMA Guided sightseeing includes the Plaza de Armas, the Government Palace, Cathedral, and San Francisco Monastery. [LF] This evening, guided sightseeing at the Larco Herrera Museum, which houses the largest private collection of Pre-Columbian Peruvian art in the world, followed by dinner at the museum. (B,D)|
|Day 14||Sacred Valley||LIMA Fly to Cusco. SACRED VALLEY Guided Sightseeing by a Local Guide at the semi-circular Kenko Amphitheater and the ancient site of Puca Pucara followed by an [LF] El Pago a la Tierra (Mother Earth Ceremony) with local shaman. Free time for shopping in the old mountain village of Pisac with its famous market. (B,D)|
|Day 15||Machu Picchu||SACRED VALLEY Guided sightseeing with a Local Guide to the Inca fortress of Ollantaytambo. Visit to a [LF] local Peruvian home. Scenic ride on the Vistadome train through the Urubamba Valley. MACHU PICCHU Guided sightseeing with a Local Guide at Machu Picchu. Pisco Sour demonstration and dinner at your nearby hotel. (B,D)|
|Day 16||Cusco||MACHU PICCHU Second included entrance to Machu Picchu. Afternoon train to the Sacred Valley. Transfer to Cusco. (B,L)|
|Day 17||Cusco||CUSCO Guided sightseeing with a Local Guide includes visits to the Cathedral, Santo Domingo Monastery, and the Temple of Sacsayhuaman. Free time this afternoon before a farewell dinner. (B,D)|
|Day 18||Lima||CUSCO Fly to Lima. LIMA Visit and tastings at a [LF] Peruvian food market. Free time this afternoon and evening. (B)|
|Day 19||Lima||Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (B)|
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