Essential Argentina & Peru

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Highlights of Essential Argentina & Peru

On this wonderful trip you will get to know 2 fascinating countries in South America. We will start with Argentina and arrive at its capital "Buenos Aires", to start your tour. Here you will find beautiful streets with unique architecture that gives it an inspiring touch while you enjoy its exciting culture between tango and milongas.

Then we will travel to Peru to visit one of the wonders of the world, "Machu Picchu". Without a doubt you will feel the ancestral energy of this Peruvian Historical Sanctuary.

Dare to discover the best corners of South America with this 11 days / 10 nights package to visit Argentina and Peru. We will visit the cities of Buenos Aires, Lima, Cusco and Machu Picchu. 

Don`t miss this opportunity! The ESSENTIAL ARGENTINA AND PERU package Includes accommodation, transfers from/to the airport and excursions. 
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* Accommodation in a standard room for a selected hotel with breakfast included.
* Tours and transfers as specified in the itinerary.
* Taxes.
*Entrances fees.
*Extras, meals and others NOT specified in the itinerary.
*Personal expenses.
*Fees NOT applicable for holidays and special events.
*Minimum of 2 passengers.
*The services will be reconfirmed one day before the beginning of the trip.
*Comfortable and travel-friendly clothing.
*Money for extra and personal expenses.
*Passport or some documentation that proves your identity.
*Rates NOT applicable for holidays and special events
*Minimum of 2 passengers.
*Services will be reconfirmed one day before the start of the trip.

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Planned Itinerary:

Day 1 - Arrival to Buenos Aires

According to your flight itinerary, a driver will be waiting for you at the landing area with a sign in your name, to transfer you quickly and safely to your hotel in downtown Buenos Aires. Check-in and rest of the day free.

Day 2 - Walking Tour and Tango Show

The day begins with a walk through the city. Around 10 am we leave our offices to get to know the most beautiful and interesting places. The tour is made walking and traveling by public transport, to visit thoroughly the Center, San Telmo, La Boca and Recoleta where our tour ends. This tour is ideal for taking pictures and visiting areas outside the massive tourist circuit. The tour ends around 4:30 pm.

In the evening, between 8pm and 8.30pm we will pick you up at your hotels to enjoy a beautiful dinner accompanied by an unforgettable Tango show. The event will take place in El Querandí, one of the most popular tanguerias in San Telmo neighborhood. You will be welcomed with a three-step gourmet dinner with a wide selection of typical dishes and regional wines. Afterwards, you will be able to witness an incredible show, which reviews the History of Tango with different dancing couples and singers. At the end, around midnight, you will be returned to your hotel

Day 3 - Sailing to the Tigre

The tour starts at the boat terminal in the luxurious neighborhood of Puerto Madero, where you should meet your guide at 9:45 am. From there, you will sail across the Rio de la Plata and the Delta, to enjoy the best views of the city. Once in Tigre, you will go on a touristic bus ride to see the main attractions. Finally, we will return to Buenos Aires by train to Retiro station, where the tour ends.

Day 4 - Free Day

This day will be free for you to decide which activity you want to do or if you simply want to use your time to rest in your hotel.

Day 5 - Arrival to Lima 

According to your flight itinerary, a driver will pick you up at your hotel to take you to Ezeiza airport to board your flight. Once you arrive in Lima, your driver will be waiting to take you to your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight.

Day 6 - Lima City Tour And Larco Museum

After picking you up from the hotel, we will start the Lima city tour at the wonderful Larco Museum, located in the traditional neighborhood of Pueblo Libre. The museum was founded by the Peruvian archaeologist Rafael Larco Hoyle in 1926, in a beautiful mansion with amazing gardens dating from the eighteen century.
The Larco Museum is really impressive. We will appreciate a complete collection of more than 5000 pieces of pre Columbian art made with gold and silver, as well as ceramics, and erotic art. Chronologically, we will stroll through incredible salons to learn about ancient Peruvian civilizations.

The tour continues in the historic center of Lima. Declared a UNESCO World’s Heritage Site in 1988, this place houses awesome squares, colonial mansions, and a lot of history. We will visit Casa de Aliaga, a colonial house built in 1536, full of invaluable arte and history. Until now, this jewel of the architecture is still inhabited by descendants of Jeronimo de Aliaga y Ramirez family, a Spanish conqueror and ally of Francisco Pizarro. 
We will continue towards the Main Square, where the city of Lima was founded in 1535, and where the Independence of Peru were declared officially in 1821. During the time of viceroyalty, this square was used as market, and also, as the place where executions were carried out. 
We are going to have the opportunity to admire historical places as the Government Palace, the Archbishop’s Palace, the Municipal Palace, and other important buildings of the colonial time. We will visit the Cathedral of Lima, declared Cultural Heritage Site, built in the sixteenth century by Spanish conquers.

After the visit, you will be transferred back to the hotel.

Day 7 - Arrival in Cusco

Our driver will pick you up at your hotel and take you to the airport in Lima. Once you arrive in Cusco, your transport will be waiting to take you to your hotel. Check in and rest of the day free.

Day 8 - Visit to the City and surrounding ruins

We’ll pick you up from the hotel, and start the tour visiting the Temple of Coricancha, aslo known as Golden Temple, for its gold richness that this place housed. This symbolic place has a clear example of the fusion between Incan and Hispanic cultures, and during the Spanish conquer, the temple’s base was used to build the Church of Santo Domingo and its famous convent.

Then, we’re going to visit the Cathedral of Cusco located in the Main Square, to appreciate a beautiful religious paintings of the Cusco School. Also, it was declared as a World Cultural Heritage, as well as a Historic Monument of Peru.

The tour continues to the archaeological complex of Sacsayhuaman, an amazing place with huge carved stones which fit each other in a perfect way, and it is said that it was built by more than 20 thousand men, and took over 70 years to finish it. Located 2 Km. away from the city of Cusco, this Incan Fortress has amazing landscapes, and it houses llamas and hawks.

Later, we will visit the religious temple of Qenqo, place where the Incas worshiped their Gods like the Sun, the Moon and the Earth. You will have an incredible experience exploring through its underground passageways, and admire a semicircular amphitheater.

We will continue this entertaining excursion in the military compound of Puca Pucara, which means “Red Fortress” for its reddish infrastructure. Then we will go the water’s worship center of Tambomachay, with aqueducts and waterfalls provided from nearby springs. Definitely, the Inca civilization had an advanced and surprising construction engineering.

At the end, we will back to the hotel in Cusco city. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight.

Day 9 - Machu Picchu by Train Vistadome

Transfer to the train station. Departure of Vistadome train to the town of Aguas Calientes. During the train journey, we will appreciate the hanging bridge that starts the Inca Trail. The track follows the course of the Urubamba or Vilcanota river descending more and more and entering a canyon until arriving at the town of Aguas Calientes, located at the foot of the mountain of Machu Picchu. We will board our mini-buses to ascend to the vestiges of the Sacred Citadel of the Incas "Machu Picchu". We will visit its terraces, passages, temples, the sundial or "Intihuatana", and other sacred places that this citadel guards. In the afternoon, we will descend to the village to take the return train. Arrival at the station and return to the hotel.

Day 10 - Market of Pisac, Ollantaytambo Fortress and Chinchero 

We will pick you up from your hotel in Cusco at 7:30 am, to start the tour on a 30 km road until we reach the town of Pisac, a place that has a fantastic market and an archaeological center with temples and stone buildings, having a wonderful view of the valley, as well as views of the terraces. Then, we will continue our journey to Urubamba to enjoy a delicious buffet lunch, and then we will arrive to the town of Ollantaytambo. We will visit its temple, which was the headquarters of the Inca army, as well as a religious and agricultural center. It has impressive views of the valley, and more than a hundred platforms with irrigation canal systems that are very advanced for the time. Finally, we will visit the town of Chinchero and its traditional market, very colorful and with a great variety of handicrafts such as ceramics and typical Andean looms. Then, we will return to your hotel in Cusco at approximately 6:30 pm.

Day 11 - Bye Bye Cusco

According to the option chosen, you will be transferred to the bus station or the airport, to continue your trip or to return home.

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Amazing Argentina & Perú

It's been the best way to know these two awesome countries. I'm glad to contact Tangol for my holidays!! Specially perfect for history lovers.

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