From (AUD)$19,995
Days29
Airfares included
Uncover incredible South America on this cross-continental adventure. Dance the tango in Buenos Aires, see the statue of Christ the Redeemer in Rio and the powerful Iguazu Falls. 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. Then follow in the footsteps of Charles Darwin on the incredible Galapagos Islands.
Group Size — Max 20
Tips — Total cost includes - Tipping Made Easy, $290pp pre-paid for land arrangements. On board the cruise tipping is payable locally, suggested amounts of approx. $15pp US per day for crew and $10pp US per day for the guide
Transport — Boat, Coach, Luxury Motor Yacht, Plane & Train
No Hidden Extras
Enjoy a tour of the pristine Paracas National Reserve and see the mysterious Candelabra geoglyph.
Visit Parque das Aves in Iguazu Falls. Set deep in the rainforest, it is home to more than 150 species of tropical birds, including toucans and macaws.
Visit the icons of Rio, including Corcovado Hill, the Statue of Christ the Redeemer and Sugarloaf Mountain.

Enjoy a magical day travelling through the Sacred Valley to the legendary Lost city of the Incas - Machu Picchu!

Special Experiences

Don your dancing shoes for a traditional tango lesson, then enjoy a lively dinner and show.
Enjoy an Andean brunch, with traditional chicha and cuy, a regional delicacy of guinea pig.
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.
We fly to the amazing Galapagos Islands, one of the world's best destinations for viewing wildlife. We'll enjoy lunch at a heritage property amongst the giant tortoises once we arrive.

Itinerary Highlights of South America & the Galapagos

Itinerary

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Inclusions Highlights of South America & the Galapagos

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Sightseeing

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Dance the night away in Buenos Aires

  • Discover the grand city of Buenos Aires on a city tour, including the colourful La Boca district, the impressive Recoleta Cemetery where Eva Peron is buried, and a visit to the stunning Colon Theatre.
  • Experience Argentina's famous Tango at a dinner show and lesson in Buenos Aires.

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

  • 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 and Corcovado Hill.
  • Enjoy a traditional Brazilian churrasco grill dinner at Fogo de Chao.
  • Spend 2 nights at the Belmond Das Cataratas hotel inside Iguazu Falls National Park, with the amazing waterfalls right on your doorstep.
  • Visit the thunderous Iguazu Falls! Explore both the Brazilian and Argentinean sides, including the famous Devil's Throat.
  • Get up close and personal with stunning, exotic birds at the Parque Das Aves Bird Park.

Discover the wonders of Peru

  • Discover the sights of Lima on a city tour and visit the famous Larco Museum, containing priceless Incan artefacts.
  • Discover Cusco on a walking tour, visiting the 17th century cathedral and Koricancha, the Temple of the Sun, considered the most spectacular temple of the Incan empire.
  • Travel into the magical Sacred Valley and visit the village Awanacancha to see locals weaving and meet the herds of llamas, alpacas, guanacos and vicunas.
  • Stop in the small town of Pisac and explore the lively market.
  • Tour the town of Ollantaytambo, then visit a house for a taste of local life.
  • Visit a local chicheria. Learn about and taste the traditional chicha and try some of the local delicacy, guinea pig.
  • Day trek through the villages and incredible scenery in the Sacred Valley.
  • Travel by Vistadome train to Aguas Calientes, gateway to Machu Picchu!
  • Feel the magic of the Lost Incan City of Machu Picchu on an in-depth guided tour and enjoy some time to explore the ruins at your own pace.
  • Spend the night in a nature retreat in Aguas Calientes.
  • Travel by Vistadome train to Ollantaytambo and visit the fortress ruins.
  • Stop at Chinchero for a traditional weaving demonstration.
  • Explore the San Pedro Market and the ancient Incan fortress of Sacsayhuaman in Cusco.
  • Take a scenic flight over the mysterious Nazca Lines, a series of ancient geoglyphs depicting hundreds of figures in the middle of the Nazca desert.
  • Enjoy a visit to scenic Paracas National Reserve.
  • Discover the amazing wildlife of the Ballestas Islands in Paracas, a vibrant sanctuary home to many birds and animals, including the endangered Humboldt penguins.

Follow in the footsteps of Darwin on the Galapagos Islands

  • Take a panoramic tour of Guayaquil including Parque de las Iguanas, Cathedral of Saint Peter, Malecon 2000, City hall and the Simon Bolivar and San Martin Monuments.
  • Spend 4 magical nights aboard the luxury motor yacht, Isabela II, and marvel at the wildlife in the famous Galapagos Islands. Enjoy lunch among the giant tortoises, visit Santa Fe, South Plaza, North Seymour and Bartolome islands and witness the unique animals and birds that call this archipelago home - blue-footed boobys, frigate birds, iguanas, sea lions and brilliant coloured crabs!

Not included

  • INGALA Galapagos Visitor Card – $20pp US
  • Galapagos National Park Fee - $100pp US
  • Wetsuit rental fee - $17pp US + tax 

Travel

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  • Return economy-class flights from Australia to South America. Taxes included
  • 9 economy-class flights within South America
  • Airport transfers on the first and last day of tour
  • All touring in air-conditioned vehicles
  • Tipping Made Easy, $290pp pre-paid for land arrangements. On board the cruise tipping is payable locally, suggested amounts of approx. $15pp US per day for crew and $10pp US per day for the guide

Accommodation

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  • 19 nights in 3½-4½ star hotels
  • 2 night stay inside Iguazu Falls National Park at the 5 star Belmond das Cataratas Hotel
  • 1 night stay at the 4½ star Inkaterra Machu Picchu Eco Retreat, Aguas Calientes
  • 4 nights on-board luxury motor yacht, Isabela II, in an Upper Classic Twin cabin

Meals

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  • 26 breakfasts, 5 lunches and 8 dinners, including group welcome and farewell dinners

Tour Guides

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  • English-speaking locally based tour director (based on minimum of 8 passengers and excluding cruise)
  • English-speaking locally based guides

Porterage

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  • Porterage included where available

Some things to note

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Bunnik Tours has a small number of optional extras that may be available to you on your small group tour. These optional extras are based on special-interest activities that don't always appeal to everyone, meaning they're truly optional. To view our optional excursions in South & Central America click here.

Information Highlights of South America & the Galapagos

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Let's Talk Fitness

 In the itinerary, this symbol indicates 2+ hours of walking, often across uneven ground and in areas of high altitude or heat and humidity.

 

At Bunnik Tours we don’t put specific age limits on our tours, but we also recognise some travellers may find our itineraries challenging.

We have a duty of care to all tour participants and the tour guides, so we do impose a firm policy on the level of fitness required by all our clients to attempt to ensure your safety and the safety of other travellers on our tours.

At Bunnik Tours our goal is for all our travellers to enjoy their tour, not struggle through it! Which is why we want to work with you to ensure you are on the best possible trip for your fitness level. We do reserve the right to refuse bookings if we feel that the requirements of the tour are too demanding.

Bunnik Tours are for independently minded travellers with good levels of mobility.

Our tours include:

  1. Generous amounts of free time
  2. Lots of walking
  3. Local and authentic experiences including various modes of transport and accommodation

In some regions travellers can also expect:

  1. Long days of travelling, at times on dirt and gravel roads in Africa
  2. Extended periods at high altitude (3,000-4,000 metres) in Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia and Ethiopia
  3. Extended periods of walking/hiking through humid forest areas in Rwanda, Guatemala, Mexico and Costa Rica
  4. Limited medical facilities in remote areas

Bunnik Tours travellers are required to at least:

  1. Be able to walk 2-3 hours on uneven surfaces without the use of any walking aid, on any given day
  2. Walk up multiple flights of stairs and short, steep hills
  3. Stand for 20 minutes without needing to sit down, often in hot/humid climates
  4. Carry their own luggage
  5. Get on and off various modes of transport without assistance, including small boats

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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    
16 Nov 20
14 Dec 20
$19,995
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Additional Information

Tipping
Total cost includes - Tipping Made Easy, $290pp pre-paid for land arrangements. On board the cruise tipping is payable locally, suggested amounts of approx. $15pp US per day for crew and $10pp US per day for the guide
Taxes
Total cost includes - air taxes, $1,425
Single Supplement
From $9,150
Day/Date Variations
Due to airline flight schedules day of arrival and day of departure may vary depending on your city of departure
Taxes & Fuel Costs
Total cost includes air taxes. Taxes and fuel surcharges change regularly so above levies shown as a guide only
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.

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