From (AUD)$19,995
Days23
Airfares included
Uncover incredible South America on this cross-continental adventure. Dance the tango in Buenos Aires, see powerful Iguazu Falls and the statue of Christ the Redeemer in Rio. Experience the contrasts between modern and ancient Peru in Lima and Cusco, fly over the remarkable Nazca Lines and visit the abundant wildlife on the Ballestas Islands.
Group Size — Min 4, Max 20
Tips — Total cost includes - Tipping Made Easy, from $385pp pre-paid
Transport — Boat, Cable Car, Coach, Plane & Train
No Hidden Extras

Straddling the border of Argentina and Brazil, Iguazu Falls is one of the world’s largest and most spectacular waterfalls. Feel the power as you stand on a platform suspended over the Devil’s Throat.

Visit the icons of Rio, including Corcovado Hill, the Statue of Christ the Redeemer, Sugarloaf Mountain and the Selaron Steps.

Day trek through the villages amid incredible scenery in the Sacred Valley.

Explore the wildlife of Ballestas Islands, a sanctuary for many animals and birds, including the endangered Humboldt penguins.

Special Experiences

Don your dancing shoes for a traditional tango lesson, then enjoy a lively dinner and show.
Experience the artistry of Carnival, marvelling at the spectacle of more than 6000 costumes and even dressing up in one, while enjoying music and a delicious drink.
Learn how to make the deliciously sweet and sour cocktail, Pisco Sour. For decades it has been regarded as the signature drink of Peru.
Discover the lives of Ccorccor's indigenous women and take part in customary activities like Andean games, 'Tribute to Mother Earth', and 'chicha' demonstration.
Learn to prepare traditional Peruvian dishes with fresh ingredients and expert guidance from local chefs before savouring our creations for lunch.
Fly in a light plane over the mysterious Nazca Lines in the middle of the Nazca Desert. We'll see ancient geoglyphs depicting hundreds of figures.

Itinerary Highlights of South America 2025

Itinerary

Day

Inclusions Highlights of South America 2025

Inclusions

Sightseeing

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Dance the night away in grand Buenos Aires

  • City tour of Buenos Aires, including La Boca district, Recoleta Cemetery, and Colón Theatre
  • Explore El Ateneo Grand Splendid bookstore
  • Experience Argentina's famous tango at a dinner show and lesson
  • Tour El Zanjon de Granados including the mansion and old tunnels
  • Experience San Telmo market

 

Feel the thunder of Iguazu Falls and experience the excitement of Rio

  • Spend 2 nights at the Hotel Gran Melia Iguazu inside Iguazu Falls National Park, with the amazing waterfalls right on your doorstep.
  • Explore both the Brazilian and Argentinian sides of Iguazu Falls, including the famous Devil’s throat
  • Get up close and personal with exotic birds at the Parque das Aves
  • Spend 3 nights in Rio de Janeiro staying in the heart of Copacabana Beach
  • Tour the iconic sights of Rio including the Statue of Christ the Redeemer, Sugar Loaf Mountain, Corcovado Hill and the Selaron Steps
  • Discover the artistry of Carnival with a samba school experience
  • Enjoy a traditional Brazilian churrasco grill dinner at Fogo de Chão

 

Discover the wonders of Peru

  • City tour of Lima, visiting the famous Larco Museum, containing priceless Incan artefacts
  • Take part in a class where we learn to make a Pisco Sour
  • Travel into the magical Sacred Valley
  • Learn about the lives of the local indigenous women of the Ccorccor village
  • Tour the town of Ollantaytambo and visit the fortress ruins
  • Be welcomed into a local home and gain insight into daily life
  • Day trek through the villages and incredible scenery in the Sacred Valley
  • Travel by Vistadome train to Aguas Calientes, gateway to Machu Picchu
  • Explore the Lost Incan City of Machu Picchu on a guided tour and explore the ruins at your own pace
  • Spend the night in a nature retreat in Aguas Calientes
  • Travel by Vistadome train to Poroy
  • Explore the San Pedro Market and the ancient Incan fortress of Sacsayhuaman
  • Participate in a cooking class at the Rooftop Kitchen in Cusco
  • Visit Qoricancha, the Temple of the Sun
  • Visit Cusco’s 17th-century cathedral
  • Take a scenic flight over the mysterious Nazca Lines, a series of ancient geoglyphs in the middle of the Nazca desert
  • Discover the wildlife of the Ballestas Islands including the endangered Humboldt penguins

Travel

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  • Return economy-class flights from Australia to South America. Taxes included
  • 6 economy-class flights within South America
  • Airport transfers on the first and last day of tour
  • All touring in air-conditioned vehicles

Accommodation

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  • 17 nights in 3-5 star hotels
  • 2 night stay inside Iguazu Falls National Park at the 5 star Hotel Gran Melia Iguazu
  • 1 night stay at the 5 star Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel

 

Properties include:

  • The Alvear Art Hotel, Buenos Aires
  • Hotel Gran Melia Iguazu, Iguazu Falls, Argentina
  • Windsor Leme, Rio de Janeiro
  • Innside by Melia Lima Miraflores, Lima
  • Novotel Cusco, Cusco
  • Sonesta Posadas del Inca Yucay, Sacred Valley
  • Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel, Machu Picchu Pueblo
  • Hotel La Hacienda Bahia Paracas, Paracas

 

Hotels listed are an indication and are subject to change without notice.

Meals

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  • 20 breakfasts, 2 lunch and 4 dinners, including group welcome and farewell dinners

Tour Guides

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  • English-speaking locally based tour director (based on minimum 8 passengers)
  • English-speaking locally based guides

Porterage

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  • Porterage included where available

 



Some things to note

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Inca Trail Permit

  • $995pp - Minimum and maximum numbers may apply. Solo supplementary pricing applies. This option must be pre-booked at the time of booking tour. Not available in February. Good physical fitness is required for this high-altitude trek.

 

Please note:

  • You will need a light jumper and waterproof jacket/poncho for your visit to Iguazu Falls. 
  • You will need to pack an overnight bag (maximum of 5 kilograms per bag) for your overnight stay in Machu Picchu. Due to limited space on the trains, you are unable to take your main suitcase, it will however, be transferred to the hotel in Cusco so it is there for you when you arrive. We suggest you bring an umbrella, spray jacket and strong insect repellent with you. Our accommodation will also have its own hot springs, so you may also like to bring your swimwear. 

 

Optional Excursions:

  • All optional tours are based on a minimum of 2 participants (unless otherwise stated) and are subject to availability. The length of tours advised is an approximate only. Tours can be booked on tour directly with your Tour Director or guide. We recommend arranging the booking at the beginning of the tour to avoid disappointment. Please note some optional tours may also be available on multiple or alternate days. Prices are a guide only and are subject to change without prior notice. Payment by cash is preferred as there are no guarantees that credit card facilities will be available. Please check with your Tour Director or guide locally for information relating to this. Credit card fees and exchange rates are at the discretion of your bank.

 

Information Highlights of South America 2025

Information

Let's Talk Fitness

At Bunnik Tours, we pride ourselves on our ability to create unique, once in a lifetime small group tours that are filled with incredible experiences you might not be able to have on your own, or in a larger group. However, that does mean aspects of our itineraries can be challenging for some travellers.

We want to make sure all Bunnik Tours travellers enjoy their trip, not struggle through it, so let’s work together to ensure you’re on the right tour for your fitness level.

Fitness to Travel Requirements

Within seven days of making your booking, you will need to complete a Passenger Registration form, which also includes a fitness to travel declaration.

In this declaration, you must confirm you’re able to do the following:

  • Walk for a minimum of 2-3 hours daily at a group pace, on uneven surfaces without the use of any walking aid, often in humid forest areas
  • Regularly walk up multiple flights of stairs and short, steep hills
  • Stand for extended periods of time without needing to sit down, often in hot/humid climates
  • Carry your own luggage
  • Get on and off various modes of transport without assistance, including small boats
  • Manage extended periods of time at high altitude (3,000-4,000 metres)

If you do not feel that you can confidently manage all of the requirements set out above, please work with our team of Travel Specialists to find an alternative that is better suited to your current level of fitness.

Please visit our Fitness to Travel page for full details on our fitness policy.

FITNESS TO TRAVEL

 In the itinerary, this symbol indicates a particularly challenging day, where there will be extended periods of walking time, often across uneven ground and in areas of high altitude or heat and humidity.

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Dates & Prices Highlights of South America 2025

Dates & Prices
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*Prices are in AUD, per person twin share.

*Prices are in AUD, per person twin share.

Start Date End Date Tour Price
Per person
twin share
Status    
17 Feb 25
11 Mar 25
$19,995
Available
28 Apr 25
20 May 25
$19,995
Available
07 Jul 25
29 Jul 25
$19,995
Available
01 Sep 25
23 Sep 25
$19,995
Available
06 Oct 25
28 Oct 25
$19,995
Available
17 Nov 25
09 Dec 25
$19,995
Available

Additional Information

Valid from
Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide & Brisbane
Other departure cities
Clients ex Hobart add $110pp & Perth add $260pp
Booking Deposit
$1,000 per person
Tipping
Total cost includes - Tipping Made Easy, from $385pp pre-paid
Single Supplement
From $4,300
Visa Information

You may need to obtain visas for this tour. Please check with your travel agent for further details. For Australian passport holders you may wish to visit our Passports and Visas page here for indicative information on what may be required.

Terms & Conditions

All prices shown are per person based on twin share. Prices and itineraries correct at current time but are subject to change. Please call for more details. View our full terms & conditions here.

Taxes
Total cost includes air taxes

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