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15 days,Santiago to Rio de Janeiro
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Taste the best Chilean wines at their source, visit local villages and enjoy a traditional meal, appreciate the beauty of the Lake District by scenic ferry, marvel at the mighty Iguassu Falls, sip caipirinhas on a Brazilian beach, savour a local meal in an Afro-Brazilian community.

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From natural wonders to some of the region’s most vibrant cities, experience the riches of South America on this comprehensive adventure that takes you from Chile to Argentina and Brazil. Enjoy the perfect combination of guided excursions and free time to explore the beauty of some of the world’s most breathtaking wonders—northern Patagonia and Iguassu Falls. Sip wine in Santiago, learn to tango in Buenos Aires and live it up in beachside Rio. Travel days are well paced and include short flights, allowing you the time to really experience the region’s highlights—in comfort and style.

What's Included

  • Arrival transfer
  • Winery tour in the Maipo Valley
  • Half-day cultural tour with visit to Angelmó fish market and traditional curanto meal
  • Visit Petrohue Falls
  • ‘Cruce de los Lagos’ lake crossing by ferry
  • Buenos Aires city tour
  • Tour of Iguassu Falls from Argentina and Brazil
  • Visit an Afro-Brazilian community and enjoy a local meal
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
  • 14 breakfasts, 1 Lunch, 1 dinner. (Allow USD400-525 for meals not included.)
  • Comfortable buses, ferry, plane, private van, walking.
  • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides.
  • Small group experience; Max 16, Avg 10.
  • Comfort hotels (14 nts).

Day 1Santiago

Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer included.

Day 2Santiago(1B)

Experience a wine tour with tastings in Maipo Valley, Santiago's famous wine region.

Day 3Santiago/Puerto Varas(1B, 1L)

Flight and transfer to Puerto Varas, in the stunning Chilean Lake District, enjoy views of the Osorno Volcano. Take a cultural tour and enjoy a traditional lunch.

Day 4Puerto Varas(1B)

Today is free to explore on your own. Opt to take an excursion to Chiloé Island.

Day 5Puerto Varas/San Carlos de Bariloche(1B)

Travel by bus and ferry to Bariloche, Argentina. Visit the Petrohue Falls, then enjoy the sights from the ‘Cruce de los Lagos’, considered one of the most scenic cruises in the world.

Day 6San Carlos de Bariloche(1B)

Free time to explore this stunning region. Opt to take a boat excursion to visit Puerto Blest, hike or explore the town.

Day 7San Carlos de Bariloche/Buenos Aires(1B)

Fly to Buenos Aires and enjoy free time to explore the many parks, museums and attractions.

Day 8Buenos Aires(1B)

Free day to explore this charming city.

Day 9Buenos Aires(1B)

Enjoy a city tour of the ‘Paris of the Americas’ visiting key sights and neighbourhoods. Optional tango dinner show or visit to the Eva Perón museum.

Day 10Buenos Aires/Foz do Iguaçu(1B)

Fly to Iguassu Falls for 2 days of exploration. Visit the Brazilian side of the falls for a panoramic view.

Day 11Foz do Iguaçu(1B)

Return to the Argentine side of the falls to explore the trails, and opt to do a helicopter or boat tour of the falls. Return to Foz for the night.

Day 12Foz do Iguaçu/Paraty(1B)

Fly to São Paulo and continue by van to Paraty. Opt to visit the cachaça distilleries or take a boat into the bay to explore the nearby islands and beaches.

Day 13Paraty(1B, 1D)

Enjoy a visit to a nearby Afro-Brazilian community for a unique cultural interaction.

Day 14Paraty/Rio de Janeiro(1B)

Carry on by private van to Rio de Janeiro for free time to explore the city using our centrally located hotel in Copacabana as a base. Optional city tour or Samba show.

Day 15Rio de Janeiro(1B)

Depart at any time.

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