Escorted Package Includes
- Flights Miami-Rio de Janeiro, Santiago-Miami
Other departure cities available. Click on date of departure for selection and prices
- Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
- All intra-flights, Rio de Janeiro-Iguassu, Iguazu-Buenos Aires & Buenos Aires-Santiago
- 11 nights First Class accommodations
- 3 nights Rio de Janeiro
- 2 nights Iguazu, Argentina
- 3 nights Buenos Aires
- 3 nights Santiago
- Hotel porterage
- All transfers
- 15 meals: 11 breakfasts, 4 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
- Ascend to the summit of Corcovado Mountain to see the spectacular views of Rio
- Stand in awe at majestic and astonishing Iguassu Falls
- Admire the elegant architecture in Buenos Aires, the "Paris of South America"
- At Recoleta Cemetery, see the final resting place of Eva "Evita" Peron
- Tango lesson with professional Argentine tango dancers
- Tour Santiago, the energetic capital of Chile
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|2017 Dates & Prices||2017 Dates & Prices|
|Dates||Air & Land||Land Only|
Optional tours and gratuities.
Land only price does not include arrival/departure transfers, but does include flights Rio de Janeiro-Iguassu, Iguazu-Buenos Aires & Buenos Aires-Santiago.
Passport information must be submitted to Gate 1 Travel at least 60 days prior to departure.
Triples at the NH Collection Plaza in Santiago will be accommodated in a twin and single room.
Passengers traveling abroad require a passport valid for six months beyond their travel dates. All travelers are responsible to check if a visa is required for all countries on their itinerary. For visa information, check our Visas page.
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This afternoon, depart your hotel for Downtown Rio de Janeiro. Arrive at Academicos da Grande Rio, one of the top samba schools in the city. Here, enjoy a guided tour of the warehouse, where you see grandiose parade floats and flamboyant costumes. There will be an opportunity to try on authentic Carnival costumes. Toast your Carnival experience with a caipirinha Brazil’s national cocktail, while you learn about the history of the Samba dance and the Carnival parades from an expert guide. Then, learn the basic Samba steps from a professional dancer, while you encounter diverse Afro-Brazilian rhythms like Ijexa, Coco, Iongo, and Samba de roda. Return to your hotel.
Pick-up and drop-off at hotel. Approximate tour duration is 3 hours.
|Day #4||04 Mar 2017 - 31 Dec 2017||$89.00|
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.
|Day #4||11 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017||$49.00|
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.
|Day #8||11 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017||$79.00|
|01 Jan 2018 - 15 Jan 2019||$79.00|
Depart from the hotel towards Cardales to visit a traditional Estancia. An Estancia is the equivalent to a large rural estate similar to a ranch in the United States, mainly devoted to agriculture, cattle and breeding 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) in 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.
|Day #9||11 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017||$99.00|
|01 Jan 2018 - 15 Jan 2019||$109.00|
This morning depart Santiago towards the Maipo Valley, one of Chile’s most important wine producing areas. Don Francisco Undurraga was one of the pioneers of wine making in Chile, and created the Viña Undurraga in 1885 with plants brought back from France and Germany. Today, with more than 125 years of tradition, Undurraga is present in more than 70 countries. Undurraga produces Cabernet Sauvignon, Sauvignon Blanc, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Riesling, Gewürstraminer, Carménère, and Chardonnay. There is a tasting of different wines during the tour and the cost includes a souvenir glass. Afterwards, return to the hotel.
Pick-up and drop-off at hotel; Tour duration is approximately 4 hours.
|Day #11||20 Apr 2017 - 31 Dec 2017||$49.00|
|01 Jan 2018 - 15 Jan 2019||$55.00|
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. Tour duration is approximately 8 hours.
|Day #12||11 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017||$89.00|
|01 Jan 2018 - 15 Jan 2019||$89.00|