South America Package Tour

DAY 1

Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

Welcome to Brazil!

 

Upon arrival, transfer to your selected hotel.

Night at leisure in Rio.

 

Rio de Janeiro is one of the most visited cities in the southern hemisphere and is known for its natural settings, carnival celebrations, samba, Bossa Nova, balneario beaches such as Barra da Tijuca, Copacaban, Ipanema and Leblon. Some of the most famous landmarks in addition to the beaches include the giant statue of Christ the Redeemer ("Cristo Redentor") atop Corcovado mountain, named one of the new Seven Wonders of the World; Sugarloaf mountain (Pão de Açúcar) with its cablecar; the Sambodromo, a permanent grandstand-lined parade avenue which is used during Carnival; and Maracana Stadium, one of the worlds largest football stadiums.

 

 

DAY 2

Río de Janeiro (Brazil)

Breakfast at the hotel.

 

Morning tour to the Corcovado, located at Floresta da Tijuca. From the Cristo Redentor statue enjoy a panoramic view of the city. Then visit the Botanical Garden and the south district beaches. Afternoon at leisure. Overnight.

 

 

DAY 3

Río de Janeiro – Iguazú (Brazil-Argentina)

Breakfast.

Transfer to the airport to take the flight to Cataratas del Iguazú.

Arrival at the airport. Welcome to the town of Igauzu, this small sleepy town is the gateway to the Mighty Iguazu Falls.

 

You will be met by our English speaking staff and Transfer to your selected Hotel.

 

Brazilian Falls tour

In the afternoon, you will be picked up from your hotel and taken across the Argentine –Brazilian border and enter the Iguazu National Park on the Brazil side. Here you will enjoy a spectacular panoramic view of the Falls during a walking tour through the passages that connect the different observation points.

Similar to football, the Brazilians and Argentines argue which side has the best view of the Falls. What is clear is that both sides are different and spectacular in their own unique way. You can decide for yourself, which side you are most impressed with.

 

 

DAY 4

Iguazú – Buenos Aires (Argentina)

Breakfast at the hotel

 

Argentine Falls Tour

Today you will enjoy a full day tour of the Argentine side of the Iguazu Falls. During the tour you will get ‘up, close and intimate’ with views of this unforgettable section of the Iguazu River. Our guide will show you the hidden gems of this unique National Park in the lower and upper walkways and will take you off the beaten path to show you the best views. Trails through the 210 square mile reserve provide visitors with various views of the Falls, especially the largest one, Devil's Throat.. The mist over the Devil's Throat is such that endless rainbows are formed. Expect to get wet today and fell exhilarated with the spray and close contact with the sheer power of the falls.

The ecological train ride is included in the tour.

 

Options available: Jet boat ride under the falls at a cost of US$75 is available for purchase on day of visit whilst in the park.

Return to your hotel in the late afternoon.

 

 

DAY 5

Buenos Aires (Argentina)

City Tour

In the morning, you will be picked up by a local guide and given a tour around the city and its surroundings that will allow you to discover its spirit, its mystique and its charm. The following areas will be visited: Plaza de Mayo, Puerto Madero, La Boca, San Telmo, Palermo, Recoleta Cemetery.

 

Tango Show with Dinner at “El Querandí”:

Carlos Gardel is recognized as one of the most important singers and actors of the 19th century. Born in France, he came to Argentina as a child. Here he came to fame singing Tango in the many theatres of Buenos Aires.You will enjoy a Gala Dinner show of dance and singing dedicated to this icon whose voice has now been registered by UNESCO.

 

 

DAY 6

Buenos Aires – Colonia del Sacramento  – Buenos Aires (Uruguay-Argentina)

Breakfast and transfer to the port to take the fast ferry to Colonia del Sacramento. Arrival and walking city tour through the historic quarter that today is designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

 

Founded by the Portuguese in 1680 on the Río de la Plata, the city was of strategic importance in resisting the Spanish. After being disputed for a century, it was finally lost by its founders. The well-preserved urban landscape illustrates the successful fusion of the Portuguese, Spanish and post-colonial styles.

 

Transfer to the port to take the ferry back to Buenos Aires. Arrival and transfer to the hotel. Overnight.

 

 

DAY 7

Buenos Aires – Bariloche ( Argentina)

Breakfast.

 

Transfer to the airport to take the flight to Bariloche.

Arrival and transfer to the hotel.

 

 

Rest of the day at leisure.

San Carlos de Bariloche, usually known as Bariloche, is a city in the province of Rio Negro, situated in the foothills of the Andes, sorounded by lakes (Nahuel Huapi, Gutierrez Lake, Moreno Lake and Mascardi Lake), and mountains (Tronador, Cerro Catedral, Cerro López). It is famous for skiing but also known for sight-seeing, water sports, trekking and climbing. Overnight.

 

 

DAY 8

Bariloche ( Argentina)

Breakfast.

 

Half day tour: Small Circuit.

The tour starts in Bariloche, riding down Ezequiel Bustillo Ave. road along the Nahuel Huapi lakeshore. After passing through some beautiful scenery, you arrive at Campanario Hill - considered by the National Geographic to be the 8th best view of the world. A chair lift takes you to the top of the hill (1050 m) from where you can enjoy one of the most impressive views of this region. You will see Nahuel Huapi and Moreno lakes, El Trébol lagoon, San Pedro and Llao Llao peninsulas, Victoria Island, Otto, López, Goye and Catedral hills, and the main town, San Carlos de Bariloche. Further ahead, and after leaving San Pedro peninsula behind, you reach Llao Llao peninsula, with its namesake hilltop hotel and San Eduardo Chapel, two architectural jewels of this region, and you go by Pañuelo Port, the starting point of many lake excursions. Further on you will go by a golf course, cross the bridge over the Angostura river that joins Nahuel Huapi Lake with Moreno Lake, and pass by López Bay at the base of López Hill. Further on, you get to the Panoramic Point, a belvedere with a magnificent view of Moreno Lake and Llao Llao peninsula. Then you will cross the bridge over Moreno Lake at a narrow end, follow the shoreline of El Trébol lagoon, and then, return to Bariloche. Overnight.

 

 

DAY 9

Bariloche – Puerto Varas ( Argentina-Chile)

Breakfast and transfer to the port to start the Lake Crossing from Bariloche to Puerto Montt.

Arrival, reception and transfer to the hotel.

Overnight.

 

 

DAY 10

Puerto Varas –Pto Montt- Santiago de Chile (Chile)

 

We take a half day excursion in the Puerto Varas region.

In the lake district area, it is also well known as the northern part of Chilean Patagonia, or the entrance door to Patagonia. This region is decorated by three amazing volcanos, national parks, and almost endless primary forest. The town itself illustrates its German heritage in architecture, gardens and customs.We will also visit the beautiful town of Frutillar and its beaches along the Llanquihue Lake. Arrival and transfer to the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure.

 

In the afternoon, transfer to the airport to take the flight to Santiago de Chile. Arrival, and transfer to the hotel. Overnight.

 

 

DAY 11

Santiago de Chile ( CHILE)

Breakfast.Visit of Santiago de Chile.

Afternoon at leisure.

Overnight.

 

 

DAY 12

Santiago de Chile (CHILE)

Breakfast.

 

Full day tour to Valparaiso and Viña del Mar.

Valparaiso is a major city in Chile, and one of the most important seaports and cultural centres in the Pacific Southwest hemispheres. It was built upon dozens of steep hillsides, overlooking the Pacific Ocean, Valparaiso boasts a labyrinth of streets and cobblestone alleyways. Nowadays it is protected as a UNESCO World Heritage site and often considered to be one of Latin America´s most intriguing urban areas. Overnight.

 

 

DAY 13

Santiago de Chile (CHILE)

Breakfast.

Transfer to the airport to take the flight back to your country

 

 

INCLUDED:

- Accommodation at the mentioned hotels daily with local taxes (21%) included for the specified number of nights

- Meals were indicated

- Breakfast

- Transfers and tours as specified in the itinerary

- Seat in bus/train services

- Local Bilingual speaking guide

NOT INCLUDED:

- National Parks entrance fees U$S 116 per person

- Air tickets, the whole route from U$S 881 ( RIO-IGU X IGR- BUE-BRC X PMC-SCL)

 

 

 

 

13 Days

Summary: SOUTH AMERICA PACKAGE OF RIO DE JANEIRO, IGUAZU FALLS, BUENOS AIRES, COLONIA DE URUGUAY, BARILOCHE, PUERTO VARAS & SANTIAGO

Description: This 13 day South America Package Tour starting in Rio de Janeiro enables you to experience magic of South America by passing through Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay & Chile.

Departs: Every Day.

 

 

 

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