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2018 KNOW SOUTH AMERICA & FDI WORLD DENTAL CONGRESS TOUR

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KNOW SOUTH AMERICA & FDI CONGRESS TOUR

tour description

Join us for a customized tour of Brazil, Argentina and Peru organized in conjunction with the 106th FDI Congress in Buenos Aires.

tour highlights

Start your tour by visiting Brazil – in Rio de Janeiro you will sojourn to the Christ the Redeemer Monument before soaring over the ocean via cable car towards Sugar Loaf Mountain. Continue onwards to see the magnificent Iguassu Falls from both the Brazilian and Argentinian vantages. Once in Buenos Aires, learn about Argentinian history and visit an estancia to enjoy a famed Argentinian style BBQ with a selection of local wines. Journey onwards to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Machu Picchu, where you will visit the ancient Incan citadel that has bedazzled Peruvians and visitors alike for hundreds of years.

COUNTRIES:  Brazil, Argentina, Peru
WATERWAYS:  Iguassu Falls

EXTENSION TOUR:  Discover Galapegos
EXTENSION ITINERARY:  Call for details

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1

Sao Paulo

Embarkation

Depart Canada for Sao Paulo with Air Canada.

Day 2

Rio De Janerio

Arrive in Sao Paulo and fly onwards to Rio De Janeiro

Arrive in Sao Paulo and connect onwards to Rio De Janeiro.

Day 3

Rio De Janerio

City Tour & Sugar Loaf Mountain

Welcome to Brazil. A city tour of Rio that includes the Sambadrome, the Metropolitan Cathedral and the famous communities of Copacabana and Ipenema. Soar over the ocean on a cablecar up scenic Sugar Loaf Mountain. After a busy day, dance the night away at a Samba show!

Day 4

Rio De Janerio

Christ the Redeemer Statue Free afternoon

Hop aboard the historic cog railway tram through sub-tropical jungles before reaching the iconic Christ the Redeemer monument. Finished in 1931 this monument is featured in the New Seven Wonders of the World. Relax with a free afternoon.

Day 5

Iguassu

Fly from Rio De Janerio to Iguassu Falls

Iguassu Falls: a stunning natural collection of over 300 waterfalls that lies on the border between Brazil and Argentina. Enjoy spectacular views of the area before venturing to Devil’s Throat for an even closer glimpse of these mighty falls.

Day 6

Puerto Igazu
Bueno Aires

Explore Iguassu Falls & Iguazu National Park Fly to Buenos Aires

Welcome to Argentina. Continue to explore the area on a bus tour throughout the Argentinian Iguazu National Park. Both Brazil and Argentina are known for their massive ecological diversity, so enjoy the opportunity to connect with the local environment. Enjoy touring through this stunning park before visiting the Argentinian side of the falls. In the evening, fly to Buenos Aires.

Day 7

Bueno Aires

Buenos Aires City Tour

Discover the fascinating political history of Argentina with a visit to the President’s Palace and Congress buildings as part of a whirlwind tour of Buenos Aires. Visit the unusual Recoleta Cemetery, Eva Peron’s final resting place. Peron was the First Lady of Argentina and throughout her life championed suffrage, labour rights and anti-poverty initiatives throughout the country. She was also the heroine of the musical “Don’t Cry For Me Argentina”.

Day 8

Bueno Aires

Estancia Santa Susana

Take a visit outside of the city to Estancia Santa Susana. Located within the extensive grasslands south of the city, you will see gauchos work their horses before riding through the property on horseback. Finish with a BBQ feast, complete with a selection of Argentinian wines.

Day 9

Bueno Aires

Free Day

Enjoy a day off to appreciate the amenities or explore the city at your leisure.

Day 10

Lima

Fly to Lima & Larco Herrera Museum

Welcome to Peru. Visit the Larco Herrera Museum to view their extensive collection of erotic ceramics created by indigenous Mochicas. Continue by touring the colonial centre as well as the San Francisco Monastery. Finish your day with a visit to Love Park to gaze over the cliffs of Lima and across the Pacific Ocean.

Day 11

Cusco
Urubamba

Fly to Cusco
Visit the Pisac Market

Following your morning flight, visit a the Pisac Market. An integral feature of Peruvian culture is their high quality woven goods, which easily differentiate Peruvians from different communities and cultures. Just outside of Cusco, we will visit the Pisac Market. Here you will have the opportunity to view both the local dry goods market as well as the alternative side selling woven goods and handicrafts.

Day 12

Urubamba
Machu Picchu

Train to Machu Picchu
UNESCO site tour

Journey by train, traversing local villages and snow capped mountains as you near the foot of Machu Picchu. After a short shuttle trip, gaze upon the UNESCO World Heritage site and learn about the history of the site as well as the mysteries which still remain.

Day 13

Cusco
Lima

Ollantaytambo
Fly to Lima

Visit the ruins of the Inca village Ollantaytambo, one of the only sites in which the Spaniards were soundly defeated by the Incas. Catch your flight onwards to Lima for a tour of the artistic Barranco district.

Day 14

Lima
Canada

Disembarkation
Arrive in Canada

Fly home to Canada. Arrive back in Canada after a wonderful tour through South America.