Latin America

The Lowdown on South America's Capital Highs

written by | Posted on November 1st, 2011

For more information on Bogota, visit colombia.travel.

goway’s capital city packages Customized, flexible vacations are easy to plan combining ready-to-book itineraries—38 for Peru, 21 for Ecuador plus 15 options for Galapagos, and 10 for Colombia—with a capital city stay (prices are pp dbl, based on March 2012 departures).

• Bogota in Depth, a 3-day package, includes transfers; a choice of hotels (Tequendama, Opera, Bacata) with breakfast; a walking tour of La Candelaria; a visit to the Gold Museum and Quinta Bolivar; and a cable car ride up Cerro Monserrate. Clients may add an optional visit to the Salt Cathedral of Zipaquira, or combine the package with a 2-night stay in Villa de Leyva, a UNESCO World Heritage site town in nearby Boyaca state (from $320).

Lima in Depth, a 4-day package, includes transfers; a choice of hotels (Casa Andina, Classic San Antonio, Country Club Lima, Jose Antonio Executive, Miraflores Park, Sonesta El Olivar) with breakfast; a half-day city tour of colonial and modern Lima; a tour of the Larco Museum; a Lima Culinary Experience visiting local fish and produce markets, learning how to prepare a pisco sour cocktail, and enjoying a traditional Peruvian lunch (from $475).

Flavors of Ecuador, a 5-day package highlighting culture and cuisine. Included are: transfers, a choice of hotels (Jardin del Sol, Cafe Cultura, Patio Andaluz); all meals; guided tours visiting Quito by night with dinner at the Theatrum restaurant, a visit to the Saquisili market with lunch at Hacienda La Cienega, an overnight at Hacienda Hato Verde with a traditional home-style dinner, a visit to Guayasamin Art Gallery in Quito, and a final dinner at Hacienda Rumiloma overlooking Quito (from $1,770).

For more information on Goway tours, visit goway.com.