Best of South America - 13 Days
Brazil - Argentina - Chile
Validity: Till 31st December 2024
Day 1: Rio de Janeiro
Arrive Rio de Janeiro, transfer to your hotel and check in. The rest of the evening is at leisure.
Day 2: Rio de Janeiro - Corcovado Mountain + Christ the Redeemer Statue & Sugar Loaf Mountain
After a delicious tropical breakfast, visit two of Rio de Janeiro's most iconic landmarks, the Christ the Redeemer statue and the Sugarloaf Mountain (Pão de Açúcar).
The Christ the Redeemer statue is perched atop the Corcovado Mountain. Enjoy panoramic views of Rio de Janeiro, including its glittering beaches and picturesque bay.
Continue to Sugarloaf Mountain. Enjoy a cable car ride to the summit and a 360-degree vista of Rio's stunning landscape. Return to your hotel.
Day 3: Rio de Janeiro - Foz do Iguacu (BRA)
Breakfast. Transfer to the airport for Foz do Iguacu. Upon arrival, a driver will meet you. A visit to Foz do Iguaçu unveils the natural splendour and multicultural richness of this enchanting destination. The awe-inspiring Iguazu Falls, a UNESCO World Heritage site is one of the world's most magnificent natural wonders.
Next proceed to the Macuco Safari and Birds Park, an eco-adventure park set in the lush, subtropical rainforest surrounding the Iguazu Falls. The calls of birds, rustling of leaves, and the distant roar of the falls create a multisensory experience. The highlight is the exhilarating Macuco Safari boat ride, along the Iguazu River, culminating in an up-close encounter with the falls themselves. An unforgettable experience!
Visit the Birds Park, home to a remarkable array of exotic avian species from the Amazon rainforest and around the world. Get close to brilliantly coloured toucans, playful parrots, and graceful flamingos. Get an insight into the park's conservation efforts and educational programs. Transfer to your hotel.
Optional: Helicopter Flight over the Falls.
Day 4: Foz do Iguacu (ARG) - Buenos Aires
Breakfast. Drive to the Argentinian side of paradise, enjoy numerous viewpoints for unique angles of the awesome falls. The surrounding rainforest is a thriving ecosystem, home to countless species of wildlife. Enjoy an up-close encounter with this natural wonder, appreciate its intricate beauty and raw power.
Transfer to the airport for your flight to Buenos Aires, arrive, transfer to your hotel and check in. Walk around on your own and explore. Savour culinary delights in one of the renowned parrillas or steak houses and savour a glass of Malbec, the country's signature wine.
Day 5: Buenos Aires - Half Day City Tour & Tango Show
Breakfast. Discover Argentina's capital and explore the city's historical and architectural gems. Enjoy a mesmerizing tango show at a traditional tango venue to see captivating performances. The passionate dancers, the evocative music, and the intimate atmosphere will transport you to the heart of Argentina's most beloved art form. Savour an exquisite Argentine dinner, complete with a succulent steak and a glass of Malbec wine. Return to your hotel.
Day 6: Buenos Aires - Calafate
Breakfast. Transfer to the airport to depart for Santa Cruz Province in the southern Argentina. It is known for its diverse geographical features, rich history, and unique cultural influences. Calafate, is a city in Patagonia, situated on the southern border of Lake Argentino.
Arrive and visit one of the famous Los Glaciares National Park. See the famous Perito Moreno Glacier, a colossal mass of ice that seems to defy gravity as it advances and calves into the turquoise waters of Lake Argentino. Hear the thunderous sounds and view the dramatic displays as chunks of ice break off into the lake. Return to hotel.
Day 7: Calafate - Puerto Natales (Chile)
After breakfast, drive to Natales town in the Patagonian region. It is a perfect base for exploring the unspoiled wilderness. The town is a charming blend of traditional Chilean culture and the rugged spirit of Patagonia. Its colourful houses and lively markets create an inviting atmosphere. For those seeking adventure, there are opportunities for ice hiking on glaciers and even sailing to visit remote islands. Arrive and check in at your hotel.
Day 8: Puerto Natales – Torres del Paine National Park
Breakfast. Visit one of the best wonders ever see. Torres del Paine National Park is a natural masterpiece, featuring a diverse array of landscapes, including vast grassy plains, dense forests, and crystalline lakes like Lago Pehoé and Lago Grey. The Grey Glacier, a massive ice field that calves into Lago Grey, is another highlight. You can take boat tours (extra) to view the glacier up close and even hike on its surface.
Wildlife thrives in the park, with guanacos, foxes, pumas, and a myriad of bird species including the condor. Well-maintained trails, cater to hikers of all levels. The "W Circuit" and "O Circuit" are the most popular routes, taking hikers through some of the most iconic locations.
Day 9: Puerto Natale - Santiago
Breakfast. Proceed to the airport for your flight to Santiago. Upon arrival, a driver will take you to the hotel. Check in. Rest of the day is free.
Day 10: Santiago - Atacama
After breakfast, transfer to the airport to go to Atacama. The hight altitude Atacama Desert, with its other worldly landscapes, is a paradise for stargazers and those seeking a connection with the cosmos. Equipped with powerful telescopes, observe distant galaxies, nebulae, and planets, you'll see celestial wonders that are hidden from urban skies.
Visit the Valley of the Moon (Valle de la Luna), a surreal and lunar-like landscape renowned for its bizarre geological formations, salt flats, and towering sand dunes just outside San Pedro de Atacama. The setting sun creates a breathtaking spectacle. Walk among salt caves, rugged rock formations, and even sandboard down the dunes. Transfer to your hotel and check in.
Day 11: Atacama - Altiplanic Lagoons
Breakfast. Vitis the Altiplano Lagoons in the Atacama Desert which are an extraordinary natural wonder at an elevation of over 4,000 meters (13,000 feet) above sea level. They are framed by snow-capped volcanoes, including the imposing Licancabur, almost surreal in its beauty. The vivid blue waters of the lagoons are a stark contrast to the surrounding desert's arid expanses.
Explore the lagoons and their surroundings on hiking or photography excursions. Enjoy a peaceful and awe-inspiring experience.
Day 12: Atacama – Santiago
Breakfast. Transfer to the Calama airport for your flight to Santiago. Arrive, transfer to your hotel and check in. Rest of the day is at leisure.
Day 13: Santiago – Half Day City Tour and Wine Tour
Breakfast. Your half day city tour includes visiting the historic centre with its Plaza de Armas, Post Office, Municipality, Government House "La Moneda" and Cerro Santa Lucia. Continue to the east of the city to see its modern residential neighbourhoods and new commercial areas.
The Maipo Valley is known for its beautiful vineyards, surrounded by the stunning Andes Mountains. The tour takes you through the vineyards to see the grape-growing process and learn about regional winemaking techniques. Taste the delicious wines and leave Chile in an uplifted and happy mood!
Check out and transfer to the airport for your flight back home.
End of Tour.
Validity: Till 31st December 2024
Tour Price Per Person
|Child with Bed
|Child without Bed
- 12 nights’ accommodation with breakfast at selected category of hotel.
- Transfers, tours and activities as per the program on seat in coach basis.
- Services of Spanish/English guide.
- Rio City Tour and Sugarloaf Mountain.
- Rio de Janeiro - Corcovado and Christ the Redeemer Statue.
- Iguazu Falls from Brazilian and Argentinian side.
- Buenos Aires and Santiago Chile City Tour.
- Buenos Aires Tango show with dinner.
- Calafate - Los Glaciares National Park.
- Puerto Natales – Torres del Paine National Park.
- Atacama Dessert and the Valley of the Moon.
- Atacama – Altiplanic Lagoons.
- Santiago – Half Day City and Wine Tour.
- Domestic and international flights.
- Extras at hotels like laundry, telephone calls, personal items, etc.
- Optional excursions, entrance fees.
- Tipping/ gratuities.
- Booking will be subject to availability of space / rooms at the time of booking. You will be provided with alternatives if the units suggested are not available. You will be advised of any supplementary costs or reductions.
- The above prices are subject to change with or without prior notice.
- Christmas and New Year Surcharge is applicable.
- Please check Covid related guidelines before departure, for both, the country of entry and exit.
- Taxes as applicable.
- Terms and Conditions apply.