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15 Day Classic Brazil, Argentina & Chile with Bariloche


Escorted Package Includes

  • Flights Miami-Rio de Janeiro, Santiago-Miami
  • Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
  • All intra-flights: Rio de Janeiro-Iguassu, Iguazu-Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires-Bariloche & Puerot Montt-Santiago
  • 13 nights First Class accommodations
    • 3 nights Rio de Janeiro
    • 2 nights Iguazu, Argentina
    • 3 nights Buenos Aires
    • 2 nights Bariloche
    • 1 night Puerto Varas
    • 2 nights Santiago
  • Hotel porterage
  • All transfers
  • 17 Meals: 13 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 3 dinners
  • Sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned motor coach
  • Services of English-speaking tour manager throughout
  • Services of English-speaking local guides
  • Entrance fees per itinerary

Special Features

  • Corcovado Mountain, Rio de Janeiro
  • Iguassu Falls, Brazil and Argentina
  • Buenos Aires City Tour
  • Bariloche Small Circuit Tour
  • Lake Crossing, Bariloche to Puerto Varas
  • Santiago City Tour

DAY 1, Thursday - Depart the USA
Depart the USA for Brazil. Your flight includes meals, drinks, and in-flight entertainment for your journey

DAY 2, Friday - Arrive in Rio de Janeiro
This morning, arrive in Rio de Janeiro and transfer to your hotel. Balance of the day is at leisure. This evening, enjoy an orientation at your hotel followed by a welcome dinner at a typical Brazilian 'Churrascaria'
Overnight: Rio de Janeiro
Meals: Dinner

DAY 3, Saturday - Rio de Janeiro, Tour of Corcovado Mountain
This morning, depart your hotel to view the famous statue of Christ the Redeemer, standing atop the Corcovado mountain. Following a scenic drive along the Laranjeiras neighborhood, arrive at the foot of the mountain, where you will continue your journey on a train. Upon reaching the top, you are greeted with a breathtaking panoramic view of Rio de Janeiro. This is when you truly discover why it is known as the "Marvelous City." On your way back to the hotel, tour along Rio's famous beaches, including Copacabana and Ipanema. Enjoy a stop at internationally renowned jewelry company H. Stern and learn about their process from mining to production. The balance of the day is yours to enjoy and admire this vibrant city
Overnight: Rio de Janeiro
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 4, Sunday - Full Day in Rio de Janeiro
Today, spend the day at leisure, roaming the streets of Rio, or enjoy an optional tour to Sugar Loaf Mountain where you will be able to enjoy the scenic views by cable car
Optional: Half Day Sugar Loaf Mountain (AM)
Overnight: Rio de Janeiro
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 5, Monday - Fly to Iguassu, Brazilian Falls
Today, we depart Rio de Janeiro for a domestic flight to Iguassu, the Brazilian side of the majestic and awe-inspiring falls. Upon arrival, walk along the path on the Brazilian side and enjoy the panoramic view of San Martin Island. Near the end of the path we reach the outlook, offering an amazing view of the Devil's Throat. After the excursion, we cross the border to Iguazu, the Argentinean side of the Falls, and check-in at our hotel. Enjoy the evening at leisure
Overnight: Iguazu
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 6, Tuesday - Iguazu, the Argentinean Falls
This morning, continue your adventure to one of nature's most impressive achievements: the Argentinean side of the Falls. You will take a train along the various circuits, enjoying the view from the top of the falls on the Upper Circuit, to the Lower Circuit where you can feel the power of nature from below and around the falls. Later, walk along the catwalks to the Devil's Gorge, one of the most spectacular sights of the entire trip. After a day full of unforgettable memories, return to the hotel
Overnight: Iguazu
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 7, Wednesday - Fly to Buenos Aires
Depart Iguazu for a flight to the cosmopolitan city of Buenos Aires. Balance of the day at leisure
Optional: Dinner & Tango Show at Café de los Angelitos
Overnight: Buenos Aires
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 8, Thursday - Buenos Aires City Tour
This morning, depart your hotel for a half day city tour of Buenos Aires. Enjoy many of the city's main attractions, the old quarters of San Telmo, La Boca & Caminito, the financial district, the historical Government House, the Recoleta Cemetery, Evita's final resting place and many other treasures. Spend the afternoon exploring your favorite neighborhood, or join the optional Tigre & Delta Cruise Tour
Optional: Half Day Tigre & Delta Boat Ride (PM)
Overnight: Buenos Aires
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 9, Friday - Full Day in Buenos Aires
Today, return to your favorite sites, or join an optional Full Day Gaucho Party at Santa Susana Ranch for a unique experience at an estania. Tonight, enjoy a farewell dinner at a typical Argentinean restaurant and say goodbye to your travel companions
Optional: Full Day Gaucho Party at Santa Susana Ranch
Overnight: Buenos Aires
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 10, Saturday - Fly to Bariloche
Today, depart Buenos Aires for a domestic flight to Bariloche, a modern settlement, known for its chocolate, lakes and ski resorts. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel. The balance of the day is at leisure
Overnight: Bariloche
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 11, Sunday - Bariloche Small Circuit Tour
Today, enjoy a tour of Bariloche. The first stop is Playa Bonita to admire Huemul Island. When you reach Campanario Hill base, take a chair lift to the top for the most beautiful and fascinating views in the area. At the end of the tour drive to the hotel, admiring fascinating scenery on the way and stop at a panoramic lookout, a natural balcony, from where you can admire Moreno Lake and Llao Llao Peninsula. The balance of the day is at leisure
Optional: Half Day Limay River Floating Boat Tour with dinner (PM)
Overnight: Bariloche
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 12, Monday - Puerto Varas Crossing of Lakes
After breakfast, transfer by bus to Puerto Pañuelo, where you will board a catamaran to sail across Nahuel Huapi Lake. Visit the Cantaros waterfall before arriving in Puerto Blest. From here, continue by bus, to the Argentinean border at Puerto Firas, where you clear customs. Then, journey over the Andes Mountains enjoying the magnificent scenery. After clearing the Chilean customs at Peulla, sail on a comfortable catamaran for about an hour and forty minutes to the edge of the All Saint's Lake to Petrohué. Upon arrival in Petrohué, board a bus for a two hour journey visiting Petrohué Falls and travel along the southern shore of the lake to Puerto Varas, where you check-in at your hotel
Overnight: Puerto Varas
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 13, Tuesday - Fly to Santiago, City Tour
Today, depart Puerto Varas for a domestic flight to Santiago, the capital of Chile. Upon arrival, embark on an exciting tour of the city, including a walking tour to Plaza de Armas, the main square, and its cathedral, Ahumada Boulevard, the neoclassical La Moneda Palace. The tour continues with a drive through the main avenues of old Santiago, crossing the bohemian neighborhood of Bellavista and climbing up San Cristóbal Hill for a magnificent panoramic view of the city backed by the Andes Mountains. Continuing on, the tour takes you into modern Santiago, including its chic neighborhoods, shopping and financial centers. Following your tour, check in to your hotel and enjoy the remainder of the day at leisure, perhaps visiting the Parque Forestal, based on the Champs Elysee in Paris
Overnight: Santiago
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 14, Wednesday - Full Day in Santiago
Today enjoy another day at leisure in Santiago. Consider revisiting some of your favorite sites, shop for those final souvenirs, or join the optional tour to the coast
Optional: Full Day Valparaiso & Viña Del Mar Tour
Overnight: Santiago
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 15, Thursday - Depart for the USA
Transfer to the airport for your departure flight
Meals: Breakfast

    Book your Optional Tours before you travel and see more, save time, save money, and protect your investment. Tours purchased while traveling may cost an extra 10% or even more! Tours often sell out - avoid disappointment! Save your cash - many countries do not accept credit cards. Travel insurance only covers services purchased prior to departure.

    Half Day Sugar Loaf Mountain

    Day #4 01 Jan 2013 - 15 Jun 2014         $95
    Depart from your hotel for a brief driving tour of Rio de Janeiro on your way to Sugar Loaf Mountain. While passing through the downtown, admire the myriad of city landmarks such as the Metropolitan Cathedral of Saint Sebastian, the Municipal Theatre, and the Sambadrome. Upon arriving at Praia Vermelha, begin the first leg of your journey up Sugar Loaf Mountain. Hop in a cable car and ascend from street level to the top of Urca Hill. Over the course of that 3 minute ride, a superb panorama unfolds right before your eyes. At Urca, enter a second cable car for the ride to the summit. After a 6 minute ride, you will be welcomed to the top by an unsurpassed view. From this location, the entire area is within your grasp, including Rio, the bridge, the bay, the age-old majestic mountain range, and Niteroi, a city on the other side of the bay.

    Pick-up and drop-off at hotel. Approximate tour duration is 4 hours.

    Buenos Aires Dinner & Tango Show

    Day #7 01 Jan 2013 - 15 Jun 2014         $110
    Tonight enjoy an excellent dinner and tango show in downtown Buenos Aires. This has become a favorite of local residents as well as visitors and is the ideal setting for a delicious dinner and an alluring tango show. The Tango displays complete cultural expression, a plot of myths, values and traditions.

    Pick-up and drop-off at hotel. Approximate tour duration is 3.5 hours.

    Half Day Tigre & Delta Boat Ride

    Day #8 01 Jan 2013 - 15 Jun 2014         $85
    Enjoy an optional excursion to Tigre and cruise through the Delta. Drive along the coastal area of Buenos Aires, passing through Av Del Libertador, River Plate Soccer Stadium and the Presidencial House of Olivos, arriving to San Isidro district. Here you will see an imposing Neo-Gothic Cathedral amid the historic center of the city. This Cathedral is surrounded by some colonial and Italian style houses that are accessible by the cobblestone streets of the area. Continue on to Tigre, a lovely neighborhood situated in the delta of Paraná River. Originally a hideout for smugglers using t he myriad to small rivers and isles to evade law enforcement, at the end of the 19th century it became a favorite recreation area for the upper class of Buenos Aires. While sailing along the delta, you will be able to admire the old residences, along with yacht and rowing clubs, that populate the banks.

    Pick-up and drop-off at hotel. Approximate tour duration is 4 hours.

    Full Day Traditional Gaucho Party

    Day #9 01 Jan 2013 - 10 Jan 2016         $115
    Depart from the hotel towards Cardales to visit a traditional Estancia. An Estancia is the equivalent to a large rural estate such a ranch in the United States and are devoted mainly to agriculture, but are also to cattle and breed horses. Most have a main house and some straw-roofed constructions in which the dining-room and a traditional general store are located. The general store commonly called the 'pulperia' was a social gathering point for gauchos at sunset. Later, you can taste a typical Argentine barbecue (grilled beef, chicken, pork sausages, salads, dessert and coffee) at the dining-room.

    As lunch is finished you will enjoy a folklore show with live music, dancing and a tango demonstration, followed by 'cuadreras' and ring races where gauchos show their skills as riders. For those willing to participate in the traditional activities there are horses and 'sulkies' to go around the ranch.

    Pick-up and drop-off at hotel. Approximate tour duration is 8 hours.

    Half Day Limay River Floating Boat Tour with dinner

    Day #11 01 Jan 2014 - 31 Dec 2014         $105
    Depart from your hotel for the Limay River. Upon arrival, board your raft and enjoy a gentle ride along the river as you take in the scenery of the Patagonian steppe. Look for birds along the riverbanks as you pass fascinating volcanic rock formations. After taking in the picturesque landscape, dock at El Mangrullo, a beautiful farm on the river, for a delicious barbecue dinner.

    Pick-up and drop-off at hotel. Approximate tour duration is 4 hrs.

    Full Day Valparaiso & Vina Del Mar

    Day #14 01 Jan 2013 - 15 Jun 2014         $112
    Travel towards the Pacific Coast, through the valley of Curacavi & Casablanca, known for its vineyards. On arrival to the coast, visit the picturesque port of Valparaiso, founded in the XVI century on a total of 43 hills that are reached by narrow, windy streets, staircases and a series of lifts (funiculars) which now constitute a UNESCO World Heritage Site because of the eclectic architecture and urban development. Then the tour continues to Plaza Sotomayor and the pier. Later on, visit Viña del Mar known as the Garden City for its pretty parks and flower-lined streets. There will be time to enjoy lunch independently at a local restaurant. Before returning to Santiago, visit the most important beaches of the area.
    Pick-up and drop-off at hotel. Approximate tour duration is 8 hours.

    Book your Optional Tours before you travel and see more, save time, save money, and protect your investment. Tours purchased while traveling may cost an extra 10% or even more! Tours often sell out - avoid disappointment! Save your cash - many countries do not accept credit cards. Travel insurance only covers services purchased prior to departure.

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