Crossing South America | Centre Holidays
Crossing South America | Centre Holidays


The spirit of South America is infectious and no matter where you go, the fierce Latin passion will sweep you away. South America does not disappoint.

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Rio de Janeiro

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Pace level 3: Average


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Trip Code: CSA104

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  • Overview

    About this Trip

    • Operator: Epik Escapes
    • Countries: Chile, Peru, Argentina, Uruguay, Brazil
    • Style: Cultural (Discovery)
    • Duration: 22 days
    • Pace: 3 (Average)
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    • Visit 6 UNESCO World Heritage Sites (* Denotes a UNESCO World Heritage Site)
    • Visit the Inca ruins in Cusco and Machu Picchu
    • Explore the driest desert in the world
    • Explore the fascinating cities of Buenos Aires and Rio de Janeiro
  • Santiago

    Day 1

    Upon arrival in Santiago, it will be followed by a city tour.

  • Calma • San Pedro de Atacama

    Day 2

    Fly to Calma, drive to San Pedro de Atacama and visit the Moon Valley.

  • San Pedro de Atacama

    Day 3

    Visit the Atacama Salt Pan, Lagunas Miscanti & Meniques and Toconao.

  • San Pedro de Atacama

    Day 4

    Free day in San Pedro de Atacama. Optional tour to El Tatio Geysers.

  • Lima

    Day 5

    Transfer to Calma airport to fly to Lima, Peru via Santiago.

  • Cusco • Yucay

    Day 6

    Flight to Cusco. Transfer to the Sacred Valley with a stop in Chinchero.

  • Yucay

    Day 7

    Free morning. Visit the Inca fortress of Ollantaytambo.

  • Machu Picchu • Cusco

    Day 8

    Take the train from Ollantaytambo through the Urubamba valley to explore Machu Picchu* and return to Cusco.

  • Cusco

    Day 9

    Take a city tour of Cusco*, the capital of the Inca Empire, including the ruins of Sacsayhuamanv.

  • Puno

    Day 10

    Drive from Cusco to Puno with stops in Andahuaylillas, Raqchi and Pucara.

  • Puno • Juliaca • Lima

    Day 11

    Excursion on Lake Titicaca to visit the Uros floating islands and Taquile Island. Transfer to Juliaca and fly to Lima.

  • Lima

    Day 12

    Tour the Historic Centre of Lima* visiting the Plaza de Armas, San Francisco monastery and the Rafael Larco Herrera Archaeological Museum.

  • Iguassu, Brazil

    Day 13

    Flight from Lima to Foz do Iguacu.

  • Iguassu

    Day 14

    Explore Iguacu National Park* on the Brazilian side and Iguazu National Park* in Argentina.

  • Buenos Aires

    Day 15

    Flight from Iguazu to Buenos Aires, Argentina.

  • Buenos Aires

    Day 16

    Visit the Plaza de Mayo, the districts of San Telmo, La Boca and Palermo and visit Recoleta Cemetery to see Evita Peron's tomb.

  • Buenos Aires

    Day 17

    Free day at leisure. Optional dinner and tango show in the evening.

  • Colonia • Montevideo

    Day 18

    Take a ferry ride to Colonia, Uruguay. Explore the Historic Quarter of the city of Colonia del Sacramento* and drive to Montevideo.

  • Montevideo

    Day 19

    Visit the Mercado del Puerto, Constitution Square, Independence Sqaure and drive to Carrasco for a panoramic view of the city.

  • Rio de Janeiro

    Day 20

    Flight to Rio de Janerio, Brazil.

  • Rio de Janeiro

    Day 21

    Tour Rio de Janeiro* visiting the Tijuca Forest, Corcovado Mountain featuring the famous statue of Christ and Sugar Loaf Mountain.

  • Rio de Janeiro

    Day 22

    Transfer to the airport for your flight back home.

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