South America Landscapes Summer 2019

Tour Type: Discovery
Brochure Type: Latin America 2019

Journey past snowcapped volcanoes, chardonnay vineyards and the pulsating cities of Buenos Aires and Rio-crossing the glacial waters of Los Santos Lake and visiting "Little Switzerland" along the way.

Sightseeing Highlights
  • Cruise in Chile's Lake Region, on Lake Nahuel Huapi in Argentina
  • Orientation of Puerto Varas
  • View Devil's Throat Falls
  • Visit the Christ the Redeemer statue, Chile's wine country, Sugarloaf Mountain, Corcovado
Dining Highlights
  • 13 breakfasts
  • 2 lunches
  • 6 dinners
First class travel Highlights
  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • A Trafalgar bonus - all Intra-Air Flights: Santiago to Puerto Montt, Bariloche to Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires to Iguassu Falls and Iguassu Falls to Rio de Janeiro, including porter service at all airports
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Hand-picked Insider Experiences
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • All porterage and local charges included
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • Airport transfers on the first and last day of your guided holiday
  • VIP entry to many sights

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Tour Operator
Trafalgar Tours
Offer
Offer valid through 9/30/2019
Duration
14 Days
Escorted
Escorted - Yes
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1SantiagoArrive Santiago (2 Nights): Connect with the cosmopolitan verve of the Chilean capital, Santiago. On arrival, you'll enjoy a warm Trafalgar welcome and be transferred to your luxury hotel in fashionable Las Condes. Spend the rest of the day on your terms discovering the unique personalities of each of the city's diverse barrios. This evening, join your Travel Director and fellow travel companions for a Welcome Reception. Welcome Reception
InterContinental Santiago
Day 2SantiagoSantiago Sightseeing: This morning's city tour with a Local Specialist includes a stop at the ornate wrought-iron Central Market where we'll see the catch of the day and stroll past pop-up restaurants serving local favourites. We journey to wine country, visiting an exclusive winery in Casablanca Valley for a gourmet Regional Meal lunch served alfresco in exquisite surrounds. 'Dive into Culture' and meet the winemaker for a personalised winery experience, followed by an opportunity to taste the fruit of his labours. Spend the rest of the evening at leisure. Buffet Breakfast, Regional Meal
Day 3Puerto VarasSantiago - Puerto Montt - Puerto Varas: We fly south to the coastal city of Puerto Montt, then continue to Puerto Varas for a tour of the "City of Roses" against the backdrop of snow-capped volcanoes. Later, we make our way to our hotel on the shores of Lake Llanquihue where we'll enjoy the rest of the day at leisure and an included dinner. Buffet Breakfast, Dinner
Cabana del Lago
Day 4BarilochePuerto Varas - Lake Crossing - Bariloche (2 Nights): Look forward to a day of pinch me moments as you cross the Andes via land and water. Our first stop sees us watch the burbling waters of the Petrohue River cascade over black volcanic rock. We'll cross Todos Los Santos Lake, keeping a keen eye out for giant Andean condors as the mighty Osorno Volcano with its white cap looms in the background. Admire the soul-stirring landscapes en route to Peulla where we'll enjoy lunch. Then, cross the border into Argentina and cruise the glacial waters of Lake Nahuel Huapi. We'll arrive in Bariloche this evening. Buffet Breakfast, Lunch
NH Edelweiss Bariloche
Day 5BarilocheBariloche Sightseeing: Soak up the sights and sounds of the "Switzerland of South America" this morning, breathing in the fresh alpine air. We'll meet our Local Specialist and travel along the "Circuito Chico" for spectacular views of forests, mountains and sparkling waters in Nahuel Huapi National Park. Visit the beach playground of Playa Bonita, soak up the scenery from the hilltop of St. Edward's Chapel on the Llao Llao Peninsula, and ride a chairlift to the top of Cerro Campanario for sweeping views of the high peaks of Catedral and Tronador. 'Dive into Culture' and indulge in the rich flavours of chocolate during a visit to Bariloche's Chocolate Museum, then spend the rest of the day at leisure. Buffet Breakfast
Day 6Buenos AiresBariloche - Buenos Aires (3 Nights): Leaving spectacular Patagonian landscapes behind, we fly to the passionate Argentinian capital of Buenos Aires. This evening, we'll 'Connect with Locals', joining our Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Be My Guest dinner with a local family in Palermo Soho. Savour traditional flavours and homemade family dishes, then discover the secrets of kneading country bread. Our unforgettable local encounter continues as we watch family members engage in an elegant Tango performance. Buffet Breakfast, Dinner with wine
InterContinental Buenos Aires
Day 7Buenos AiresBuenos Aires Sightseeing: Immerse yourself in the seamless mix of European elegance meets Latin energy. We'll join a Local Specialist to see some of Buenos Aires' most notable sites, including the Plaza de Mayo and iconic pink Casa Rosada. View the fashionable neighbourhoods of La Boca and San Telmo, admire the opulent facade of Teatro Colon and drive along the stately Avenida 9 de Julio to the elegant Recoleta, where Argentina's most famous sons and daughters have been laid to rest. We pay homage to the beloved former first lady of Argentina, Eva Peron, before enjoying an afternoon at leisure. This evening, we indulge in the delicious flavours of Argentine Asado, the authentic tastes of world-renowned Argentinian beef. 'Dive into Culture' later, watching the sensual, stirring moves of a traditional Tango performance. Buffet Breakfast, Regional Meal
Day 8Buenos AiresBuenos Aires: Get a taste of life as a porteno this morning, embracing the energy of this passionate South American hub on your terms. Perhaps, admire the works of Degas, El Greco and Van Gogh at the Museum of Belles Artes or stroll around the colourful stalls that line one of the local markets. Take to the country and consider spending the day at a traditional estancia (ranch) for the the Fiesta del Gaucho (festival of the cowboy), where you'll be entertained by a lively equestrian show and enjoy a traditional parrillada (barbecue) lunch. Buffet Breakfast
Day 9Iguassu FallsBuenos Aires - Iguassu Falls (2 Nights): Journey to the thundering cascade of Iguassu Falls, where we'll meet our Local Specialist for a visit to the UNESCO-listed Iguassu National Park. Board an open-air ecological jungle train delving deep into its subtropical rainforest. Walk along the catwalk peering down into the swirling waters of Devil's Throat Falls. We'll cross the border into Brazil for an evening at leisure and dinner at our resort. Continental Breakfast, Dinner
Wish Resort Foz de Iguassu
Day 10Iguassu FallsIguassu Falls Sightseeing: Rediscover the 'Big Waters' and return to Iguassu National Park, where you'll join a Local Specialist who will guide your discovery of the Brazilian side of the falls. Walk through the rainforest at the base of the falls and peer at its majesty through the powerful spray. We enjoy an evening at leisure. Buffet Breakfast
Day 11Rio de JaneiroIguassu Falls - Rio de Janeiro (3 Nights): We bid farewell to the falls and fly to sultry Rio de Janeiro. You'll be transferred to your hotel overlooking the colourful Copacabana Beach.Buffet Breakfast
Miramar by Windsor, Oceanview Rooms
Day 12Rio de JaneiroRio de Janeiro Sightseeing: Begin your exploration of the cidade maravilhosa (marvellous city) with your Local Specialist, ascending Sugarloaf Mountain by cable car for astounding bay and city views. Spend the rest of the afternoon at leisure or consider an optional cruise on Guanabara Bay viewing Rio's picturesque city skyline and Sugarloaf Mountain.Buffet Breakfast
Day 13Rio de JaneiroRio de Janeiro Sightseeing: Board a classic cogwheel train for the journey to the summit of majestic Corcovado, site of the iconic Christ the Redeemer statue, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. We join our Local Specialist to explore more of the city's iconic sights. Later this afternoon, we'll 'Dive into Culture' during a visit to a local Samba school where we'll gain insights into how the school prepares for the pageantry of Carnival week. View the colourful costumes and immerse yourself in the rhythms of Samba as you participate in a dance lesson. This evening, the flavours of churrascaria linger at our Farewell Dinner. As our hosts demonstrate how to mix the perfect caipirinha, we toast to an epic South American journey. Saude! Buffet Breakfast, Farewell Dinner
Day 14Rio de JaneiroDepart Rio de Janeiro: Transfer to the airport or choose to extend your stay at the Miramar by Windsor. Buffet Breakfast
Dates/Pricing

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09/14/2019$4,923.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite Departure - On RequestQuote
10/12/2019$4,923.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite Departure - FullQuote
10/19/2019$4,923.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
11/09/2019$4,973.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
12/07/2019$4,873.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
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