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South America Discovery

Buenos Aires to Lima
24 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: ISAA24
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  • Map & Itinerary
  • Travel & Accommodation
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Trip Highlights

Cruise True South

Reawaken your inner adventurer on an Antarctica expedition cruise, skimming past icebergs to meet curious wildlife

In Rhythm With Buenos Aires

Grab a partner and perfect your footwork learning to dance the tango - an experience rewarded with a tapas feast

Explore Machu Picchu

Magical and mysterious, enjoy plenty of time to witness one of the planet's most amazing archaeological sites

Inclusions

  • All flights within South America
  • 10-night luxury Antarctica cruise aboard an exclusive charter for APT guests only
  • Choose from a range of luxury suites and staterooms all with ocean views aboard Le Boreal
  • Thrilling excursions and shore landings aboard Zodiac vessels
  • 50 fine meals plus unlimited complimentary beverages on your cruise
  • A talented APT Tour Director and Expedition Team including naturalist guides
  • APT's Signature Experiences and Freedom of Choice inclusions
  • Tipping port charges porterage airport transfers and boot hire

Map & Itinerary

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South America Map 2017 ISAA24

Buenos Aires to Lima

Designed Exclusively for APT guests
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

These once-in-a-lifetime moments allow you to experience an unforgettable world of exclusive moments, incredible cultures and charming surprises

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Personalise your holiday with a choice of included sightseeing options sure to leave you with lifelong memories

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Dining

Choose from a variety of included dining options sure to tantalise the tastebuds of every guest

On arrival in the Argentinian capital today, you’ll be met and transferred to your hotel.

Stay: Three Nights: Buenos Aires, Alvear Palace Hotel

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Head to Esquina Carlos Gardel to discover Argentina’s national dance during a fun tango lesson before enjoying a delicious selection of tapas.


Enjoy a tour of Buenos Aires today before visiting the city’s oldest barrio (district). Explore La Boca’s colourful houses and picturesque pedestrian street, the Caminito; drive along one of the widest avenues in the world, Avenida 9 de Julio; pass the parks, gardens and tree-lined streets of Palermo; and visit La Recoleta Cemetery.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

This morning, embark on your chosen activity. Perhaps head to the island town of Tigre where you can enjoy a cruise over the waterways of the Paraná Delta. Alternatively, explore the ways in which Buenos Aires has been influenced by Paris during a walking tour, or perhaps head to Teatro Colón to absorb the remarkable ambience and grandeur of one of the finest opera houses in the world.


Enjoy rest of the day at leisure.

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  • Breakfast

Transfer to the airport and take your included flight to Ushuaia. On arrival, you’ll board your luxurious ship, Le Boréal. This evening, enjoy the Captain’s Welcome Dinner and cruise the Beagle Channel.

Stay: 10 Nights: Le Boréal

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Over the course of the next two days, you’ll cross the Drake Passage to Antarctica.

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Continue across the Drake Passage to Antarctica.

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For the next five days, you’ll enjoy the freedom of exploring the Antarctic Peninsula. Experience some of the world’s most unique wildlife as you embark on thrilling Zodiac rides.

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Learn more about this amazing part of the world during lectures and on board presentations as you continue on your luxury cruise.

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Continue to experience some of the most unique wildlife viewing opportunities.

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Cruising the Antarctica Peninsula.

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Continue cruising the Antarctica Peninsula.

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The adventure continues as you return across the Drake Passage back towards Ushuaia.

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The adventure continues as you return across the Drake Passage back towards Ushuaia.

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Bid farewell to Le Boréal as you disembark in Ushuaia and travel to the airport for your included flight to Buenos Aires. On arrival, you’ll be transferred to your hotel.

Stay: Buenos Aires, Alvear Palace Hotel

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  • Breakfast

Today, travel to the airport for your flight to Lima, the starting point of your Peruvian discovery. Settle into your room, taking in the magnificent ocean views.

Stay: Two Nights: JW Marriott Hotel Lima, Ocean View Rooms

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  • Breakfast
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Spend a fun afternoon at a private hacienda. Arrive to live music and dance before enjoying lunch and a Peruvian Paso horse show.


Enjoy the morning at leisure amid the beautiful surrounds of your hotel.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

During an interesting traditional weaving demonstration, learn how the famously colourful materials of South America are created.


Board a flight to Cusco, the historic capital of the Inca Empire. On arrival, travel to Chincheros in the Andean highlands. Tonight, stay overlooking a river in the Sacred Valley.

Stay: Two Nights: Sacred Valley, Tambo del Inka, Luxury Collection by Starwood

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  • Dinner

An exploration of the area begins with a visit to the markets of Pisac, a hilltop village that lies near Incan ruins. Enjoy lunch in the beautiful Sacred Valley before making the most of your time at leisure.

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Board PeruRail’s Vistadome train and admire the mountainous Andean landscape through your large panoramic windows as you travel to Machu Picchu. On arrival, set off on a locally-guided tour. After your unforgettable time here, settle into your charming hotel.

Stay: Sumaq Hotel or similar

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Board PeruRail’s Vistadome to the Sacred Valley. Watch the picturesque scenery pass by before disembarking and transferring by coach to Cusco.

Stay: Three Nights: Cusco, JW Marriott Hotel

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Dining

Choose from three restaurants for lunch. Perhaps head to Limo Cocina Peruana and Pisco Bar; enjoy superb Italian cuisine at Incanto; or the eclectic menu of MAP Café.


This morning, enjoy a walking tour around the World Heritage-listed city of Cusco. The rest of the day is then yours to spend at leisure.

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  • Lunch

Enjoy time to explore the wonders of Cusco, once the capital of the Incan Empire, at your own pace.

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Fly back to Lima and be transferred to your hotel. Tonight, enjoy a Farewell Dinner with your fellow guests.

Stay: JW Marriott Hotel Lima, Ocean View Rooms

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Your journey comes to an end with a transfer to Lima airport.

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Travel & Accommodation

Luxury small ship Le Boreal cruising antarctica
Luxury Antarctica Cruise

Enjoy gourmet food, flawless service and easy access to the wonders of Antarctica on the privately chartered Le Boréal

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Journey Through the Clouds

Reach the lofty heights of Machu Picchu with ease aboard the Vistadome Train, enjoying views to mountains along the way

Hotels to Enhance Your Journey

We've selected the very best hotels we know you'll love, including the Alvear Palace Hotel in Buenos Aires

Our people are passionate about dreaming up once-in-a-lifetime experiences for our guests and making them possible