As the name implies, “El Grande” is the big circuit, the one for travellers who want to experience as many different facets of South America as they can in one ultimate El Grande South America Tour.
All itineraries can be tailor made to fit into daily guaranteed departures. Ask about our special Business Class fares.
Note: Upgrade to Business class (long haul) an additional $5976 Low season / $4578 High season per person.
- Day 1: NEW ZEALAND - SANTIAGO - GUAYAQUIL
- Day 2: GUAYAQUIL - GALAPAGOS ISLANDS (B, L, D)
- Day 3: GALAPAGOS ISLANDS (B, L, D)
- Day 4: GALAPAGOS ISLANDS (B, L, D)
- Day 5: GALAPAGOS ISLANDS - QUITO (B)
- Day 6: QUITO - LIMA (B)
- Day 7: LIMA (B)
- Day 8: LIMA - CUZCO (B)
- Day 9: CUZCO - SACRED VALLEY (B, L)
- Day 10: SACRED VALLEY - MACHU PICCHU (B, L, D)
- Day 11: MACHU PICCHU - CUZCO (B)
- Day 12: CUZCO (B)
- Day 13: CUZCO - PUNO (B, L)
- Day 14: PUNO - UROS ISLANDS (B)
- Day 15: PUNO - LA PAZ (B, L)
- Day 16: LA PAZ (B)
- Day 17: LA PAZ – LIMA - SANTIAGO (B)
- Day 18: SANTIAGO (B)
- Day 19: SANTIAGO - RIO DE JANEIRO (B)
- Day 20: RIO DE JANEIRO (B, L)
- Day 21: RIO DE JANEIRO (B)
- Day 22: RIO DE JANEIRO – IGUAZU FALLS (B)
- Day 23: IGUAZU FALLS (B)
- Day 24: IGUAZU FALLS - BUENOS AIRES (B)
- Day 25: BUENOS AIRES (B, D)
- Day 26: BUENOS AIRES (B)
- Day 27: BUENOS AIRES – SANTIAGO – EASTER ISLAND (B)
- Day 28: EASTER ISLAND (B)
- Day 29: EASTER ISLAND (B, L)
- Day 30: EASTER ISLAND - PAPEETE (B)
- Day 31: PAPEETE (B)
- Day 32: PAPEETE - AUCKLAND (B)
- Day 33: AUCKLAND - NEW ZEALAND
On arrival in Guayaquil you will be met and transferred to your hotel.
Dinner is provided.
Lunch is provided.
Dinner is provided.
Finish your cruise for your flight back to the mainland. On arrival transfer to hotel.
Half day tour of the stunning old colonial city and the Middle of the World monument. Evening flight to Lima where you will be met and transferred to your hotel..
Half day city tour of modern and colonial Lima.
Enjoy some time at leisure in Lima before your flight to Cuzco. On arrival transfer to your hotel located in the Sacred Valley, a key area of the settlement of the Incas
Full day tour of the Sacred Valley of the Incas visiting the Ollantaytambo fortress and the colourful Pisac Market.
Start your two-day trip to the unforgettable ruins of Machu Picchu with a train journey through spectacular mountain scenery, followed by a comprehensive tour of the citadel. Overnight at Aguas Calientes, the charming town at the base of the ruins.
Morning at leisure to enjoy optional activities including further exploration of the ruins or hike up Huayna Picchu peak. Afternoon return by train to Cuzco, transfer to your hotel.
Guided half-day tour of the ancient Inca capital of Cuzco.
Bus journey across the altiplano to the city of Puno, on the shores of Lake Titicaca.
Half day tour to the unique reed floating islands of Uros.
Full day crossing of Lake Titicaca, the highest navigable lake in the world at 3812m, from Puno to La Paz onboard a catamaran cruise. On arrival, transfer to your hotel.
Half day city tour of the La Paz & Moon Valley.
Transfer to airport for your flight to Santiago via Lima. On arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel.
Half day panoramic tour of Santiago’s cultural and historical monuments, artistic districts and San Cristobal hill, it’s tallest peak, for a fantastic view of the city.
Transfer to airport for your flight to Rio de Janeiro, the city that never sleeps. On arrival, transfer to your hotel.
Today get in touch with the heart and soul of the city on a open jeep tour exploring the most iconic landmarks of this exhilarating city. Visit Tijuca forest, the largest urban forest in the world, Corcovado mountain, Christ the Redeemer statue, Sugar Loaf mountain and finish at the beautiful Botanical Gardens.
Free day to explore the city or relax by the beach. Tonight discover Rio’s nightlife at ‘Rio Scenarium’, home to a collection of furniture and antiques turned into works of art. Listen to live Brazilian music including Samba and Bossa Nova, while enjoying some delightful food
Transfer to the airport, fly to Foz de Iguassu. Tour of the Brazilian side for a panoramic view of these majestic falls and transfer to your hotel.
Day tour to the Argentine side of the falls and train ride to the impressive Devil’s throat.
Transfer to the airport, fly to Buenos Aires, the Paris of the South. On arrival, transfer to your hotel.
Half day orientation of the stylish capital, Buenos Aires. This evening learn the dance of passion with a Tango lesson before enjoying a delicious dinner at a local tango house and a spectacular show.
Day at leisure to explore this exciting city or go shopping.
Transfer to airport for your flight to Easter Island, one of the most isolated islands in the world; a land of mystery, myths and moai.
AM half day tour of Ahu Akivi, the site of the seven moais overlooking the ocean and Ana Tepahu caves. PM half day tour to Orongo, visiting the Rano Kano Volcano, Ana Kai Tangata and Ahu Vinapu sites.
Full day tour visiting the south coast of the island including Akahanga ceremonial platform and Rano Raraku quarry with over 300 moais in different states of completion. Picnic lunch at Anekana beach before returning to your hotel.
Transfer to airport for your flight to Papeete. Tahiti often called the “Island of Love” is the largest of the 115 islands that comprise French Polynesia. On arrival to Papeete, it’s bustling capital city, you will be transferred to your hotel.
Papeete is a must-see: its harbour, gardens, friendly food trucks, its colourful market, renown handicrafts and its ongoing cultural life. Afternoon Tropical Treasures tour visiting the main points of scenic and historic interest.
Transfer to the airport for your return flight. Crossing the International Date Line, arriving next day into Auckland.
Connect in Auckland for your flight to Australia.
*Prices can change on more than one factor such as accomodation, availability, etc.
|Low season 15 jan - 25 Nov (air & land ex AKL)||Single||Twin / Double|
|Tourist Class Hotels||$23,142.00||$16,200.00 / person|
|First Class Hotels||$27,295.00||$18,388.00 / person|
|High Season 26 Nov - 14 Jan (air & land ex AKL)||Single||Twin / Double|
|Tourist Class Hotels||$24,540.00||$17,598.00 / person|
|First Class Hotels||$28,693.00||$19,786.00 / person|