The Secret of Incas

Rio de Janeiro | Lima | Cusco | Sacred Valley | Machu Picchu | Buenos Aires

All the reasons for you to explore Latin America and see some of the 7 New Wonders of the World. From 30-meters high colossal statue of Jesus Christ on top of a mountain summit, 15th-century Inca Citadel on top of the mountain, to the biggest carnival parade on earth.

Level
VIP $17,300
Season
April – December
Duration
12 Days | 11 Nights
Theme
Bucket List / Group of Friend
Product Code
LA001_1035

The Highlights of the Journey

  • Visit Maracana Stadium, home of two different football club in Rio
  • Enjoy Rio Carnival from your balcony window, and having a chance to learn Samba dance
  • Indulge the best of Peruvian gastronomy with your very own connoisseur
  • Experience Belmond Hiram Bingham luxury train from Machu Picchu to Cusco

 

**Rates are per person based on USD and 2 people traveling together

Day 1 - 3

Rio de Janeiro | 3 Nights

Rio de Janeiro, which translates to “river of January”, sits on the Atlantic coast of Brazil and is the country’s second largest city just behind São Paulo. For over two centuries it was the bustling capital of Brazil and it is still, to this day, one of the most important commercial and political centers in the country.

Football is obviously an integral part of the local culture. Head to the Maracanã Stadium, home of the two main teams of the city, Flamengo and Fluminense, to live football as only the Carioca do.

Upon arrival you will be transferred to your accommodation and have a free time to rest after a long flight.

During your stay in Rio de Janeiro, you will have the once-in-a-lifetime experience; Rio Carnival. You will experiences two ways of enjoying the Rio Carnival. The first one, you will enjoy the Carnival from your hotel balcony, and the second one you will go to the Samba School where it is become the competing arena and you can feel the spirit itself.

Day 4 - 5

Lima | 2 Nights

Today you will fly to Lima, the capital of Peru (flight duration approx. 6 hours.) Founded in 1535 by Spanish conquistador Francisco Pizarro, the “City of Kings” as it is known, was once the political, administrative, and religious heart of South America, although its origins date far further back than the colonial presence in the country, evidenced by the large number of archaeological sites in the area. Today, Lima is a sprawling metropolis with a hectic lifestyle that keeps a good balance when it comes to embracing the new without letting go of the old. Upon arrival in Lima, you will be transferred to your accommodation in Lima.

Here you can have the culinary experience of a lifetime. You will walk through different neighborhoods tasting local bites, and your private connoisseur will present you with several courses including starters, main dishes, drinks and desserts where you will not only taste, but properly eat the Peruvian style.

Day 6 - 9

Cusco | 4 Nights

The journey continue for one hour thirty minutes flight from Lima to Cusco. Upon arriving in Cusco, you then will be transferred to your accommodation in Sacred Valley which is about 2 hour drive for free time to enjoy hotel facilities or to rest.

Cusco is truly a fascinating place to visit; providing a blend of the two cultures (Inca and Spanish) the city has a look and feel about it that is completely different to the rest of Peru. The following activities will be the highlight of your tour.

Maras Salt Mines & Ollantaytambo
This is where you will see hundreds of stunning salt ponds from an accessible view point. Then, a panoramic view of Moray, an Incan agricultural experimental center famous for its elliptical irrigation terraces. And finally, the fortress of Ollantaytambo view from the bottom, built by the Incas and where six huge rectangular monoliths (estimated weight: 50 tons) form the Temple of the Sun. All the activities above is a wheelchair friendly.

Machu Picchu & Experience Belmond Hiram Bingham
Taking the Vistadome Train that located at Ollantaytambo train station ( 30 min drive) to Machu Pichu. Upon arrival you will start walking at Machu Pichu and feel the spiritual highlight of the journey. After strolling along the magnificent of Machu Pichu, you will be back to Cuzco by Belmond Hiram Bingham.

Day 10 - 12

Buenos Aires | 2 Nights

Buenos Aires is an extensive city, and every area has something different to offer. Recoleta and Palermo are widely considered the trendiest neighbourhoods, the former being a more cultured area with fashionable boutiques and galleries and high-end hotels lining its broad tree-lined avenues, the latter being a greener, more peaceful area, whose parks and lakes attract weekend crowds for fun and relaxation. Upon arrival you will be transferred to your accommodation and enjoy the rest of your free time in Buenos Aires.

End of Journey