South America is a stunning and vast continent; home to a rich culture, breathtaking and varied landscapes and an enthralling history. With so much to see, it can be overwhelming planning a trip or even just deciding where to travel. Offering an insight into the wonders of South America is our 2020 South American Small Group Tour. Join Gisel Pacheco, senior consultant of the South American Travel Specialists, as she guides you through the highlights of Peru, Brazil and Argentina, all within the intimacy of a small group. Read on to find out more about our 2020 tour, and why it is the perfect way to experience the vibrant culture, cuisine and beauty of this continent.
This tour encompasses the best of Peru, Brazil and Argentina, offering the chance to explore bustling metropolis’, historic ruins and natural wonders. The tour begins in Lima, the capital city of Peru. Over two days explore the UNESCO-listed Old Town, admire elegant Spanish architecture and indulge in delicious local cuisine. On the third day, fly to Urubamba, home to the Sacred Valley as well as the vibrant Pisac Market. Visit iconic sights such as Ollantaytambo, Machu Picchu and experience traditional life in a Huilloc community.
Cusco introduces a fusion of the old and the new: visit Santa Domingo Convent, built upon the Inca Coricancha. A city with a rich Inca history, spend your time exploring fascinating and important sites such as Sacsayhuaman and Puka Pukara.
Afterwards, board a flight to the humbling and absolutely breathtaking Iguazu Falls. Discover a wild paradise; get up close and personal with the falls on a boat ride and explore the surrounding rainforest with specialised guides. Spend two nights at the falls, allowing you to soak up the beauty of this natural wonder.
Continue to the historic Buenos Aires, where you can wander through the historic neighbourhoods such as La Boca and Recoleta. Enjoy an evening in San Telmo, the birthplace of the tango. Spend your days sampling local foods and on your final evening, learn how to make traditional Argentinian empanadas and tea, known as Mate.
Finally, this tour encapsulates an array of experiences and the best of each region, offering the chance to explore the diverse and beautiful South America.
Departing late May, this tour takes advantage of the best times to travel in each country. As South America is a vast continent, the climate will change greatly depending on which country you are travelling to. With May one of the best times to explore all Brazil, Peru and Argentina, the timing of this tour could not be better…
Gisel is a Senior Consultant and Product Manager of South American Travel Specialists. Born in Australia to Argentinian and Chilean parents, Gisel has a passion and love for everything South American. Furthermore, she has spent the last 20 years exploring areas all over South America, Mexico and Central America. With this small group tour, Gisel is sharing her passion for Peru, Brazil and Argentina, and given her natural enthusiasm, exuberance and knowledge, she is perfect to head this exciting tour that showcases the culture, cuisine, history and music of South America. So book now to join Gisel as seats are limited.