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Macchu Picchu




iguacu falls


South America Essentials Tour


  • Rio de Janeiro

  • “Sugar Loaf” cable car ride 

  • “Christ Redeemer” statue

  • Iguacu waterfalls-largest complex of waterfalls in the world 

  • Macuco Safari 

  • Latin America Show at Restaurant Rafain

  • Cusco Cathedral

  • Ruins of Sacsayhuaman, Q’enko, Puka Pukara, and Tambomachay

  • Sacred Valley

  • Town of Pisac

  • Machu Picchu

  • Intihuatana (Sun Stone), the Sun Temple, and the Room of Three Windows

  • ...and more!!


  • Round-Trip Airfare from Salt Lake City

  • Includes all domestic flights within South America

  • Airport Transfers

  • Accommodations

  • Daily Breakfast and one Dinner

  • Activities and Tours listed on itinerary

  • Private Transportation

  • Tour Guides

  • Tour Host


$4,299 -

per person (double occupancy) 

additional $499 for Single Occupancy


Fine Print

  • You must be able to walk with no problems; trip is not wheelchair accessible

  • $600 Deposit required to secure airfare

  • Full payment due 100 days before the trip and must be made by check

  • Trip deposit and final payments are non-refundable once paid

  • Passports are required and must be valid 6 months after final date of the trip and must have at least 4 blank pages.

  • Brazil Visa required, not included.

  • Tips for local guides and bus driver are not included. 

Your Host: Camille Ostler

Camille Ostler Tour Host

December 1-10, 2024

Day 1
Departure from Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC) to kick off your South America Essentials Tour.

Day 2
Arrival in Rio de Janeiro! Begin your adventure with a guided walking tour of Rio, immersing yourself in its vibrant culture and exploring iconic landmarks. Check into your hotel for a well-deserved rest.

Day 3
Delve deeper into Rio's allure with a thrilling excursion. Ride the renowned "Sugar Loaf" cable car for panoramic views before ascending to the majestic "Christ the Redeemer" statue atop Corcovado Mountain.

Day 4
Fly to Iguazu Falls! Spend the afternoon at Parque das Aves, marveling at its diverse avian inhabitants from around the globe.

Day 5
Witness the awe-inspiring spectacle of Iguacu Falls from the Brazilian side, experiencing its grandeur up close with a Macuco Safari. Conclude the day with a delectable dinner and a captivating Latin American Show at Restaurant Rafain.

Day 6
Journey across South America to Lima, Peru by flight, for the next leg of your adventure.

Day 7
Catch a short flight to Cuzco, Peru, and commence your exploration of this historic city with a comprehensive guided tour. Discover archaeological wonders like Cusco Cathedral, Sacsayhuaman, Q’enko, Puka Pukara, and Tambomachay.

Day 8
Relax as you're chauffeured to the Sacred Valley, stopping at Awnacancha and Cochahuasi to delve into local culture. Explore the enchanting landscapes of the Sacred Valley, including a visit to Pisac, renowned for its bustling markets and artisanal treasures.

Day 9
Embark on a morning journey to the bus station in Aguas Calientes for a scenic ride to the secluded citadel of Machu Picchu. Accompanied by an expert English-speaking guide, uncover the mysteries of this ancient site, including the Intihuatana, Sun Temple, and Room of Three Windows. Conclude your day with a comfortable train ride back to Cusco and transfer to Lima for your late evening flight.

Day 10
Bid farewell to South America as you board your return flight home from Lima, cherishing the unforgettable memories created during your journey.

This revised itinerary provides a more detailed and structured outline of your South America tour, ensuring a robust and enriching travel experience.

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