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- City Tour
- Car with driver
- Boat | Sailing Boat
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12 Day Discovery of Chil, Argentina & Brazil
- Learning about street art in Valparaiso
- Discovering El Caminito in Buenos Aires
- Get up close to the Iguazu Falls with the Grand Zodiak boat tour
- Visit the largest urban forest in the world
This 12-day tour of South America will take you from the top of Cerro San Cristobal with great views over the city of Santiago to the colored streets of Valparaiso in Chile. You will pay a visit to the picturesque neighborhood of La Boca and El Querandi tango show house in Buenos Aires.
You will be passing through the breathtaking Iguaçu Falls while getting up close to the mighty Falls on the Grand Zodiac on your way to the famous beaches of Rio, the "Cidade Maravilhosa", like Copacabana & Ipanema. Finally, you can be amazed at the unique Christ the Redeemer keeping watch over the city.
You'll get the chance to visit the most famous landmarks in each city with your private English-speaking guide, while enjoying some unique experiences. These include learning some street art techniques in Valparaiso & the Grand Zodiac boat tour in Iguaçu.
- English-speaking guide when mentioned in the program
- Private transportation, except when specified
- Hotels with breakfast unless specified
- Lunch and dinner, as stated in the itinerary
- Entrance fees to sites, as mentioned in itinerary
- Visits and excursions, as mentioned in itinerary
- Round-trip International flights
- Domestic Flights
- Airport taxes (domestic and international)
- Individual equipment
- Personal insurance
- Luggage handling
- Samba class in Rio (from $70 USD/per person)
- Dinner at a Churrascaria Restaurant in Iguazu ($65 USD/per person)
- Cooking class in Salvador (from $95 USD/per person)
Example Trip to customize
Welcome To Santiago!
Welcome to Chile! According to your international flight schedule, your driver will pick you up at the airport and drive you to your hotel. An English-speaking guide will accompany you during the transfer.
Go on a half-day visit of Santiago with your guide. The city is nestled at the foot of the Andes, with a unique charm.
Start with the colorful Bellavista area and some viewpoints on Santa Lucia Hill. Later visit the more impressive Cerro San Cristobal with its cable cars to get a panoramic view of the city and the Andes.
Enjoy Fine Wine In The Casablanca Valley
Your guide will pick you up at your hotel to drive you to the Casablanca Valley.
Enthusiasts of wine tourism and fine connoisseurs will enjoy this region famous for its grape varieties Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc, but even more recently for its Pinot Noir.
On the way you will visit the Matetic vineyard, where you will discover one of the most emblematic biodynamic vineyards of the valley. Also see the Emiliana vineyard, which is organic and also biodynamic. It has contributed to the revival of the Chilean vine.
Create Your Own Mural In Valparaiso
Immerse yourself in the colorful world of street art in Valparaiso through a walk along the streets of the "hills" Alegre and Concepcion. You can discover local artists of Chilean and South American culture as they tell their stories through their frescoes.
Your guide, a specialist in street arts, will take you to the most authentic neighborhood in Valparaiso: Barrio Puerto. After lunch, go to an artist's studio to learn some street art techniques. Then it's up to you!
Create your first graffiti in the streets of Valparaiso like a pro! Return to your hotel at the end of the day.
Fly To Sophisticated Buenos Aires
Take a private transfer from Valparaiso to Santiago. Continue your exploration of the capital with your guide where you left it off. Although it has become a modern and very active city over the years, some older neighborhoods have preserved their romantic charm and atmosphere.
Visit the Plaza de Armas, San Francisco Church and the Lastarria area. Transfer to Santiago airport and say goodbye to Chile! After a short flight you will land at Ezeiza International Airport and transfer to Buenos Aires in a private vehicle afterwards.
In the evening, taste the rich Argentine wines in a beautiful house of Palermo, a sensory adventure that will allow you to sharpen your nose and discover the subtle mysteries of this beverage. The sommelier will teach you the basics of the wine’s qualities and will give you useful information about the national wine industry and its geographic regions.
Discover The Many Charms Of Ageless Buenos Aires!
Buenos Aires, a cosmopolitan city with European features, ranks among the 10 most active cities in the world. Visit the 9 de Julio Avenue, the widest in the world, dominated by the Obelisk, a symbol of Buenos Aires. Pass by the Colon Theatre, one of the jewels of the Argentine architecture.
Then you will reach the famous Plaza de Mayo, next to more iconic buildings, such as the Casa Rosada, the Cabildo and the Cathedral. Continue on to the picturesque neighborhood of La Boca, and specifically El Caminito, the hotspot for painters, tango dancers and singers.
In the early afternoon, drive to the San Telmo antique shops, and the National Museum of History. Return to the hotel in late afternoon. Enjoy an authentic tango show in Buenos Aires accompanied by a delicious a-la-carte dinner in an exclusive vintage atmosphere.
Visit The Recoleta And Palermo Neighborhoods
Today, go on a guided tour of the Recoleta neighborhood, characterized by colonial houses. These are often old houses of historical figures currently inhabited by powerful Argentine families. Enter the luxurious Pacifico Shopping Center, characterized by its French architecture of 1889 with vaulted ceilings.
Later on, visit the Recoleta Cemetery, where many celebrities, writers and politicians rest. The best known and most revered even today is the tomb of Evita Peron, the legendary wife of President Peron.
Continue your visit to Palermo neighborhood with a stroll in the park Tres de Febrero, inaugurated in 1875, representing the largest green area of the city. Return to the hotel in late afternoon.
Take The Gran Aventura Zodiac Tour
Transfer from the hotel to the Buenos Aires Domestic Airport in a private vehicle to take your flight to amazing Iguazu! Upon your arrival, transfer to the Argentine side of the park. Visit the falls from the Argentine side, from where you can get closer to the water and to the impressive "Devil’s Canyon" below your feet.
Return to your hotel on the Brazilian side in the afternoon. During the day, you will stop for the Gran Aventura Zodiac. In a 4WD vehicle, you will enter the silent forest. Shortly after, the trail will become narrower and steeper, and you will continue by foot amidst the opulent vegetation, until you reach the shores of the river.
There you will wait for the powerful semi-flexible hull zodiacs in which you will follow up the river until finding yourself right under the fall! Drive back to the hotel at the end of the afternoon.
Visit The Iguazu Falls On The Brazilian Side
In a private vehicle with your English-speaking guide, you will head to the Brazilian side of the Iguaçu Park and enjoy the wonderful views. The Iguaçu National Park was created in 1939 and its ecological reserve was classified as a Natural Heritage site by the UNESCO.
Pass hundreds of small falls before reaching the last one, the Floriano Fall. From this one you will have a breathtaking panoramic view over the "Devil’s Canyon", in front of you. Return towards Foz de Iguaçu. On the way, you will stop at the bird park, where hundreds of different types of birds from Brazil are sheltered, but also from other tropical countries.
Fly to Rio de Janeiro at the end of the day. Once you arrive you will be transferred to your hotel.
Tour The Cidade Maravilhosa
Your English-speaking guide will meet you at your hotel in the morning for a city tour. Begin the visit climbing up the Corcovado, a world-famous symbol of Rio. At the summit take the time to appreciate the unique and wonderful panoramic view of the cidade maravilhosa in front of you.
Then transfer to the impressive botanical garden, a source of pride for the Cariocas. Each of the 141 hectares of the park hosts species of the Brazilian and world flora. You will have some free time to wander between the water pools on your own. Enjoy the freshness and peacefulness of the place!
In the afternoon, you will visit the Tijuca National Park in the centre of Rio. This oasis of vegetation of 3,200 hectares is the biggest urban forest in the world. Head back to your hotel. You can opt for an evening at the Rio Scenarium restaurant in Lapa.
Explore Rio's City Center
Your English-speaking guide will meet you at the hotel in the morning to keep discovering this exciting city. After a short transfer, take a boat at Marina da Gloria, the Carioca port.
Tour the calm waters of the Bay for a new perspective of the various sights like the Sugarloaf, the fort at the entrance of the Bay, Niteroi and the Museum of Contemporary Art (MAC). Also visit the forts of Niteroi, the Presidente Costa e Silva bridge,the ilha do Governador, the military port ilha Fiscal, the ilha Villegagnon and the city center.
Then, go on a private tour of Rio’s city center, from a colossal avenue framed by imposing glass buildings to quaint, small streets and their little affordable shops. Visit the Imperial Municipal, Casa da França, the National History museum, and the Largo da Carioca.
Visit Leblon, Ipanema And Copacabana By Bike
Your English-speaking guide will pick you up at the hotel in the morning. After a short transfer to Ipanema you will get your bikes for a half-day discovery of the southern area of Rio. The tour will firstly follow a biking track on the banks of the Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon just behind Ipanema.
Then you will travel to the Leblon and Ipanema beaches, crowded in summer but quieter the rest of the year. You can take a break to go for a swim in the sea and then enjoy the viewpoint at the arpoador, the rock marking the end of the beach.
A short ride away is Copacabana. Visit the Copacabana Fort if you want. Return the bikes late in the morning. After lunch, go to the cable car that will take you to the summit of the Sugarloaf, for a view of the city marking entrance of Guanabara Bay.