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USA & CANADA

scintillating south america

 

DAY 00 — MUMBAI

Assemble at Sahar International Airport
Complete Your Check in & Clear Immigration Formalities & proceed for Departure Gate

 

 

DAY 01 — MUMBAI – SAO PAULO – RIO DE JANEIRO

Depart by one of the best airline of Africa for Sao Paulo.
Arrive Sao & board connecting for Rio De Janeiro.
Arrive Rio & you will be met by your driver & transfer to Hotel

 

 

DAY 02 — RIO DE JANEIRO

Breakfast at Hotel.

Today we proceed for Full Day Tour of Corcovado, Sugar Loaf and City tour.

This is an excellent option to see the best of Rio if time is limited. In only one day you may visit Corcovado and Sugar Loaf. In the morning a visit to Christ Statue at Corcovado & now one of the Wonder of the World from Mountain taking the cog train through the luxuriant rain Forest. Enjoy the spectacular views of Rio and the surrounding countryside.

After the morning tour, relax and enjoy lunch at a Brazilian Restaurant. In the afternoon, join he Sugar Loaf tour, driving by downtown Rio, with its fine colonial-style Portuguese buildings, and continuing on to the cable car at Praia Vermelha (Red Beach). A ride to the top of Sugar Loaf Mountain gives the visitor a wonderful view of the city nestling between the mountains and the sea, and the sight of the sun going down over Copacabana beach is magical. After riding down the cable car returns back to Hotel.

 

 

DAY 03 — RIO DE JANEIRO

Breakfast at Hotel.

Today we proceed for Full Day Tour of Tropical Islands with boat tour. The city of Itacuruçá, located 1 ½ hour away from Rio de Janeiro, in the district of Mangaratiba, has among the main activities the fishing, agriculture and tourism and has basically simple houses of fishermen.

The Saveiro, name given to this typical boat that looks like a schooner, cruises the Sepetiba Bay, an area rich in natural beauty, where it is normal to spot a flora and fauna as dolphins, giant king-fisher, parrots, turtle and sting-rays. A stop is made for a swim and then the saveiro continues to the island of Itacuruça where a delicious lunch self-service buffet will be waiting for the visitors. There will be a time to explore the Island before returning to Itacuruça

 

 

DAY 04 — RIO DE JANEIRO

Breakfast. Free day.

Today we have option to Enjoy the Imperial City of Petropolis tour.
The city of Petrópolis is located 60 km away from Rio and it's called the Imperial City since the Emperor Pedro II, enchanted by its fresh climate and beauty, bought a large property in 1830. Settled by the Germans, Petrópolis keeps the memory of Brazilian history with its buildings and charming streets.

This tour starts with the visit to the Imperial Museum which has been the summer residence of the emperor D. Pedro II and that keeps furniture and objects such as the crown of gold, pearls and diamonds used by D. Pedro I and D. Pedro II. The tour will continue on the Gothic Cathedral where Princess Isabel was buried along with the tombstones of D. Pedro II and his wife and then the Crystal Palace, built in France and mounted in Brazil, destined to shelter exhibitions and great parties promoted by Princess Isabel.

 

 

DAY 05 — RIO DE JANEIRO – IGUASSU

Breakfast. Transfer to airport to board your flight for Iguassu. Arrive Iguassu & meet your Chauffer to transfer for Hotel. After check in depart for Private Half day tour to Argentinean Falls.

Located inside Argentina’s side of National Park. Transport takes visitors across the Argentinean border and ends up into the Park National del Iguazu, 40 km away from the Brazilian border. Once in Argentina, walking tour on the falls. The view are magnificent specially the one right on top of the Devil’s Throat, reached by little boats leaded through a plotted water corridor on the edge or the basaltic plateau. The river down tours let people reach the San Martin Island surrounded by breath taking ambiance.

 

 

DAY 06 — IGUASSU

Breakfast. Departure for Private Half day Brazilian Falls. Through Cataratas Road till reach Iguassu National Park, you can see the regional fauna and flora. Visit to the Brazilian side of the Falls, where you can have a great view of Devil´s Throat.

 

 

DAY 07 — IGUASSU – SALVADOR

After Early Breakfast we proceed for Airport to board your flight for Salvador (1 Change). You will be met by your driver who will transfer you from Airport to Hotel. Check in Hotel

 

 

DAY 08 — SALVADOR

Breakfast Depat for Private Half day city tour.

This tour shows two distinct aspects of SALVADOR, the new and the old, concentrating on the early expansion of the city and it is also, a good orientation for those wishing to explore the city. We start in the modern suburb of Barra at the mouth of the Bay (All Saints Bay) with it’s famous lighthouse and make our way slowly by car or coach to the old historical section of town, the PELOURINHO area with the largest and best preserved complex of colonial architecture in the America’s. We stroll through the narrow, bustling streets lined with buildings in pastel shades of na age by, saking in the sights and sounds of this vibrant city. We visit: Catedral; São francisco Church and Pelourinho square.

At night, departure around 20:00 to Private by Night tour with dinner and show. Panoramic view of the city at night and transfer to the place of the dinner and show. Dinner based on buffet od typical and international food. After, we will assist a performance of a pure folcloric show, tarcing the afro-bahian colors and rithmus: Orixás and xangô dance; maculelê (slaves folklore) the fishermen dance, famous capoeira and carnival.

 

 

DAY 09 — SALVADOR – MANUAS

After Breakfast we proceed for Airport. Board flight for Manuas.

Arrive Manaus & straight we proceed for Ariau Amazon Towers Reception and accommodation meeting and assistance by Staff of Ariau Amazon Jungle Lodge Check In Ariau Towers Tarzan’s House

 

 

DAY 10 — Amazon – Ariau Amazon Jungle Lodge

Breakfast – after breakfast Jungle trekking.

Lunch - Afternoon-ride by motorized canoe & Piranha fishing

Dinner - Evening - Observation of the animals with night habits Overnight at Jungle Lodge Ariaú

 

 

DAY 11 — Amazon–Ariau Amazon Jungle Lodge – SAO PAULO

05:30am - Ride to see the sunrise – At 07:30 Breakfast & later Return to Manaus & board your flight for Sao Paulo. Arrive Sao Paulo & transfer to Marriott Airport São Paulo Hotel.

 

 

DAY 12 — SAO PAULO – LIMA

Breakfast at Hotel.

Later we proceed for Airport to Board our Flight for Lima Upon Arrival meet your Chaufer with Pla Card & Transfer to Check in hotel

 

 

DAY 13 — LIMA

Breakfast at Hotel.

Travel around Lima which provides you a perfect combination (pre-hispanic era, colonial period and modern Lima), and enables the visitor to get acquainted with Lima's complete history. We will visit the "Huaca Pucllana", a magnificent ceremonial and administrative center of Lima culture, built in the 4th century A.C. and considered by the Incas as "Ñaupallaqta" a "SacredVillage".

In this travel you will also visit the Historical Center: Paseo de la Republica, San Martin Square, Main Square, Government Palace, Basilica Cathedral, the Archbishop's Palace, City hall palace, the old streets with colonial mansions and moorish-style balconies.

We will also visit them convent and church of San Francisco; which is the greatest monumental assembly of colonial art in America. It also contains the monks' chair and library, the vestry, with painting by Zurbaran and Rivera; main cloister decorated with sevillan tiles from the 16th century; moorish arches and the famous "Catacombs", underground crypts from the colonial times.

Travel continues through more traditional res areas: el olivar in San Isidro, with olive trees brought from spain in the 17th century; Miraflores Central Park, the park of love, and the famous mall "Larco Mar", a spot of international thematic attractions which offers a spectacular panoramic view of the Pacific Ocean - Larco Mar has became a distinctive symbol of modern Lima.

 

 

DAY 14 — LIMA – CUSCO

Breakfast at Hotel. Transfer to airport. We board Local Flight to Cusco.

Upon Arrival in Cusco & Transfer to Hotel

Starts the city tour of Cuzco by bus, visiting the main Square, the cathedral and the Temple Of the Sun or Koricancha; take a pleasant walk in the bohemian district of San Blas, house to the most re-known craftsmen of Cuzco, visiting its beautiful church, that houses an impressive pulpit, a filigree woodcarving bearing the fruits of the region and visit some artisans workshops located in its small main square. Then we contine passing by the Hatunrumiyoc street where you can appreciate the twelve-angled stone.

Then drive out of the city to visit the inca sites of kenko, tambomachay, Pucapucara and the impressive fortress of Sacsayhuaman, built strategically on a hill overlooking Cuzco; famous for its enormaus carved stones joined with astounding precision to form the outer walls. Some of these stones stand over 9m/3oft.tall, and weight over 350 tons.

 

 

DAY 15 — CUSCO – MACHU PICCHU - CUSCO

Breakfast at Hotel.

Later we proceed for the train station for a 04 hours train ride to the famous Inca citadel of "Machupicchu", one of the most renowned examples of inca arquitecture, well known as "The lost city of the Incas", get down the train in Aguas Calientes station for a 20 min bus drive climbing a 6 KM of winding road to reach the marvelous citadel. Upon arrival, guided tour of the citadel of Machupicchu, visiting the main plaza, the circular tower, the Sacred Sun dial, Intiwatana, the Royal Quarters, the Temple of three windows and various burial grounds. Then time free to stroll by the archaeological site, and have lunch at Aguas Calientes town. Evening proceed for Poroy station and transfer to Hotel.

 

 

DAY 16 — CUSCO – LIMA

Breakfast. Transfer to airport to take flight to Lima. Arrival in Lima and transfer to hotel.

 

 

DAY 17 — LIMA – MUMBAI

Breakfast. Transfer to airport to board our Flight for Mumbai (1 Change)

Arrive Sahar International Airport