Paraguay – this is a landlocked country between Argentina, Brazil and Bolivia, home to large swaths of swampland, subtropical forest and chaco, wildernesses comprising savanna and scrubland. The capital, Asunción, on the banks of the Paraguay River, is home to the grand Government Palace and the Museo del Barro, displaying pre-Columbian ceramics and ñandutí lacework, the latter available in many shops.
Colombia is world famous for its biodiversity. On this 10 day vacation, we’ll take you to Bogota, Pereira, Cartagena, and Medellin. Travel to the capital, Bogotá, for a modern metropolis with more than eight million residents, a thriving arts scene and award-winning restaurants. Travel to Medellín for a dynamic and innovative city at the heart of Colombia’s Coffee Cultural Landscape; Cali for the world’s finest salsa dancing and Cartagena de Indias, on the Caribbean coast, to discover a literary and colonial treasure.
Experience one of the world’s top wine-growing regions, Mendoza, nestled against the Andes Mountains. Here, enjoy the mild and sunny climate in some of the famous wine valleys of the region, including Luján de Cuyo and Uco Valley. During your time in Mendoza, tour some of the top wineries and taste some of the top wines. Here, Globus has also arranged special experiences for you. You'll partake in a cooking class and learn how to make empanadas. You'll also dine at one of South America’s most famous restaurants, 1884 Restaurante, created by one of Argentina’s best-known chefs. Wine lovers will also enjoy time in Santa Cruz in Chile's Colchagua Valley, famous for its Mediterranean climate and nicknamed Chile's Napa Valley. Your visits here include renowned wineries Viña Santa Cruz, Casa Lapostolle, and Viña Viu Manet.
Discover the wonders of Peru on this week-long vacation featuring the must-see highlights of the Land of the Incas at a price that tells you now is the time! Your Lima sightseeing features the San Francisco Monastery along with the Plaza de Armas to see the Government Palace and the Cathedral. Fly to Cusco where you will be whisked into the Sacred Valley of the Incas where you will learn about the importance of the camelids in this area and see the ancient weaving techniques still in use today at Awanakancha. After time to explore the famous Indian market of Pisac, settle into your lush mountain-side hotel. Take the train through Urubamba Valley and spend a day at the impressive Machu Picchu ruins. Your tour of this ancient site reveals the many mysteries shrouded high in the clouds and rainforest. On your return to Cusco, your sightseeing tour includes visits to Sacsayhuaman, built in the early 12th century, and the Kenko Temple. These are just some of the many highlights you’ll see on this wonderful Peru vacation designed for savvy, value-minded travelers. All this is now within reach!