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Essence of South America

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Starts
Lima
+20 Destinations
Andes Mountains
Ends
Buenos Aires
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Highlights

Start in Lima and end in Buenos Aires! With the discovery tour Essence of South America, you have a 25 day tour package taking you from Lima to Buenos Aires and through Lima, Peru and 18 other destinations in Latin America. Essence of South America is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport.
Age range
15 to 99 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel, Lodge
Max Group Size
12
Transportation
Train & Rail, Private Vehicle, Plane, Mini-coach
Travel style
Discovery

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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Lima
  2. Day 2: Puerto Maldonado (Amazon Jungle)
  3. Day 3: Puerto Maldonado (Amazon Jungle)
  4. Day 4: Cusco
  5. Day 5: Cusco
  6. Day 6: Sacred Valley (Ollantaytambo)
  7. Day 7: Aguas Calientes
  8. Day 8: Machu Picchu- Cusco
  9. Day 9: Cusco
  10. Day 10: Puno
  11. Day 11: Lake Titicaca Tour/ Suasi Island
  12. Day 12: Suasi Island
  13. Day 13: Puno
  14. Day 14: La Paz
  15. Day 15: La Paz
  16. Day 16: Santiago
  17. Day 17: Santiago
  18. Day 18: Valparaiso
  19. Day 19: Valparaiso
  20. Day 20: Mendoza
  21. Day 21: Mendoza
  22. Day 22: Estancia Stay
  23. Day 23: Estancia Stay
  24. Day 24: Buenos Aires
  25. Day 25: Buenos Aires

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  • Flights

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  • Debra2nd June 2018
    This is the first time I have used TourRadar and I found them to be very helpful and professional. They responded to my all my queries promptly (considering the time-difference) and it was a pleasant experience booking my trip. This is a great, hassle-free way to organise a holiday. I would happily recommend TourRadar to anyone thinking of traveling!

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About the countries

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Chile and Argentina

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Visa

Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.

Vaccinations

These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
Typhoid
Recommended for Peru, Bolivia, Chile and Argentina. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Hepatitis A
Recommended for Peru, Bolivia, Chile and Argentina. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Tuberculosis
Recommended for Peru and Bolivia. Ideally 3 months before travel.
Hepatitis B
Recommended for Peru, Bolivia, Chile and Argentina. Ideally 2 months before travel.
Rabies
Recommended for Peru, Bolivia, Chile and Argentina. Ideally 1 month before travel.
Yellow fever
Recommended for Peru, Bolivia and Argentina. Ideally 10 days before travel.

Policies

Location
Lima is the starting point and Buenos Aires is the endpoint.
Hold my space
TourRadar can request Peregrine Adventures to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
Deposit
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $600 to confirm this Peregrine Adventures booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 18 December 2018 the full payment of $7,103 is necessary.
Cancellation policy
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $7103 for Essence of South America, but the deposit of $600 is non-refundable.
Credit Cards
The following cards are accepted for Peregrine Adventures tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 5,310 km.
  • Lima (Peru)
  • 856 km
  • Puerto Maldonado (Peru)
  • 317 km
  • Cusco (Peru)
  • 24 km
  • Sacred Valley (Peru)
  • 21 km
  • Ollantaytambo (Peru)
  • 30 km
  • Aguas Calientes (Peru)
  • 8 km
  • Machu Picchu (Peru)
  • 8 km
  • Aguas Calientes (Peru)
  • 72 km
  • Cusco (Peru)
  • 334 km
  • Puno (Peru)
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