Escorted Package Includes
- Flights Miami-Santiago, Rio de Janeiro-Miami
- Some departure dates may be offered from an alternate nearby airport. Check flight itinerary options when booking
Other departure cities available. Click on date of departure for selection and prices
- Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
- All intra-flights: Santiago-Puerto Montt, Bariloche-Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires-Iguazu, Iguassu-Rio de Janeiro
- 13 nights First Class accommodations
- 2 nights Santiago
- 1 night Puerto Varas
- 2 nights Bariloche
- 3 nights Buenos Aires
- 2 nights Iguazu, Argentina
- 3 nights Rio de Janeiro
- Hotel taxes, fees & service charges
- Hotel porterage
- All transfers included only with airfare purchase on package arrival & departure dates†
- 19 Meals: 13 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 5 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
- Take a city tour of Santiago, the energetic capital of Chile
- Drive through the rolling countryside of scenic Patagonia to Puerto Varas, the “city of roses”
- Lake crossing by boat from Chile to Argentina through the spectacular Andes
- Discover Bariloche an alpine treasure with its stunning lakes and soaring snow-capped mountains
- Enjoy cosmopolitan Buenos Aires, the “Paris of South America” with its elegant architecture
- At Recoleta Cemetery, view the legendary tomb of Eva “Evita” Peron
- Learn to Tango in Buenos Aires with professional Argentine dancers
- Stand in awe at majestic Iguassu Falls one of nature's most impressive achievements
- At the summit of Rio’s Corcovado Mountain stand before the statue of Christ the Redeemer
- Ascend to the peak of iconic Sugar Loaf Mountain, with its wondrous panoramic views
†Transfers are available for purchase for land only or on alternative flight dates
Optional tours and gratuities.
Land only price does not include arrival/departure transfers, but does include flights Santiago-Puerto Montt, Bariloche-Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires-Iguazu & Iguassu-Rio de Janeiro.
Passport information must be submitted to Gate 1 Travel at least 60 days prior to departure.
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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Depart from the hotel 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 #3||31 Mar 2018 - 31 Dec 2019||$64.00|
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||01 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2020||$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. 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||01 Jan 2019 - 15 Jan 2020||$119.00|
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, try to copy 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.
*Floats and carriages for Carnival are being constructed between September and December and therefore will not be fully completed and decorated during that time.
Pick-up and drop-off at hotel. Approximate tour duration is 3 hours.
|Day #13||01 Jan 2019 - 15 Jan 2020||$63.00|