South America Landscapes Summer 2018

Tour Type: Discovery
Brochure Type: South America 2018

Chile's stunning Lake District takes centre stage on this epic South American journey past snowcapped volcanoes, chardonnay vineyards and the pulsating cities of Buenos Aires and Rio-crossing the glacial waters of Los Santos Lake against the imposing backdrop of Osorna 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
  • 5 dinners (including Be My Guest)
  • 2 lunches
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 3/31/2018
Duration
14 Days
Escorted
Escorted - Yes
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1SantiagoArrive Santiago (2 Nights): Welcome to Santiago. You will be met by a local host upon arrival at the airport and taken to your luxury hotel in fashionable Las Condes.
InterContinental Santiago
Day 2SantiagoSantiago Sightseeing: This morning, meet your Local Specialist for an exciting tour of the city and a visit to the Central Market. Then head for the Casablanca Valley, Chile's wine-producing region. Visit an exclusive winery where you will enjoy a gourmet Regional Meal lunch served alfresco on the beautiful grounds. After, meet the winemaker for a Cultural Insight and a personalised winery experience. Then celebrate Chile's proud wine-making traditions with a wine tasting. The evening is at leisure.Full Breakfast, Regional Meal
Day 3Puerto VarasSantiago - Puerto Montt - Puerto Varas: Fly south from the Chilean capital to Puerto Montt, one of Chile's beautiful coastal ports. Then it's on to Puerto Varas for a tour of the "City of Roses" on the way to your lakeside hotel. The rest of the day is free before an included dinner.Full Breakfast, Dinner
Cabana del Lago
Day 4BarilochePuerto Varas - Lake Crossing - Bariloche (2 Nights): An exciting day awaits as you cross the Andes via land and water. Your first stop is the Petrohue River to see the burbling waterfalls cascade over black volcanic rock. Then cross Todos Los Santos Lake with the mighty Osorno Volcano looming in the background. Keep an eye out for the giant Andean condor. Back on land, it's time to drive past breathtaking landscapes of snowcapped mountains, gloriously green forests and sapphire blue lakes. Stop for lunch in pretty Peulla before crossing the border into Argentina and enjoying a cruise on majestic Lake Nahuel Huapi. Arrive in Bariloche this evening.Full Breakfast, Lunch
NH Edelweiss Bariloche
Day 5BarilocheBariloche Sightseeing: Discover the natural wonders of one of Argentina's prettiest areas, known as the "Switzerland of South America." Meet your Local Specialist and travel along the "Circuito Chico" for spectacular views of forests, mountains and sparkling waters in Nahuel Huapi National Park. Visit lovely 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. Then, learn about Bariloche's chocolate connection with a visit to the Chocolate Museum and sample a delicious array of this Cultural Insight. The rest of the day is free in Bariloche.Full Breakfast
Day 6Buenos AiresBariloche - Buenos Aires (3 Nights): Fly from the edge of Patagonia to the vibrant city of Buenos Aires. This evening, join your Travel Director and fellow travellers for an exclusive Be My Guest dinner in Palermo Soho. You will be welcomed by a local family and residents of this trendy neighbourhood in the fashionable Palermo Viejo. Be delighted as they wine and dine you with homemade family recipes. Discover the secrets of kneading country bread and see members of the family dance the Tango.Full Breakfast, Be My Guest Dining
InterContinental Buenos Aires
Day 7Buenos AiresBuenos Aires Sightseeing: Get acquainted with Argentina's largest city and capital with a Local Specialist. See the Plaza de Mayo and the iconic pink Casa Rosada. View the colourful and fashionable neighbourhoods of La Boca and San Telmo. Stare in awe at the famous Teatro Colon. Drive along the stately Avenida 9 de Julio to the elegant Recoleta, the cemetery where Eva Peron (Evita), Argentina's former first lady, is buried. The afternoon is free before a Regional Meal with an authentic taste of world-renowned Argentinian beef. Cap off the evening by watching the best Tango dancers perform in Buenos Aires, a Cultural Insight.Full Breakfast, Regional Meal
Day 8Buenos AiresBuenos Aires: Relish a morning and afternoon to pursue your own interests. Visit one of the country's finest museums at the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes or wander around a local market. For a different side of Argentina, perhaps take a trip into the countryside to spend the day at a traditional estancia (ranch) for the Fiesta del Gaucho (festival of the cowboy), with a lively equestrian show and a traditional parrillada (barbecue) lunch.Full Breakfast
Day 9Iguassu FallsBuenos Aires - Iguassu Falls (2 Nights): Take a morning flight to Iguassu Falls, Argentina. Meet your Local Specialist for a visit to Iguassu National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, home to one of the world's largest waterfalls. Board an open-air ecological jungle train and bask in the majesty of the falls. Along the way, take a walk on a catwalk to get an up-close view of the cascades and view the thundering Devil's Throat Falls. Cross the border into Brazil for a relaxing evening and dinner at your resort.Continental Breakfast, Dinner
Wish Resort Golf Foz de Iguassu
Day 10Iguassu FallsIguassu Falls Sightseeing: Return to Iguassu National Park and spend the morning exploring the Brazilian side of the falls with a Local Specialist, including a scenic walk through the rainforest at the base of the falls. Enjoy this evening at leisure.Full Breakfast
Day 11Rio de JaneiroIguassu Falls - Rio de Janeiro (3 Nights): This afternoon, fly to Rio de Janeiro and transfer to your elegant hotel overlooking pristine Copacabana Beach.Full Breakfast
Miramar by Windsor
Day 12Rio de JaneiroRio de Janeiro Sightseeing: Meet your Rio Local Specialist and ascend Sugarloaf Mountain by cable car where you'll see unforgettable city and bay views. The afternoon is at leisure. Perhaps take an optional cruise on Guanabara Bay viewing Rio's picturesque city skyline and Sugarloaf Mountain.Full 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. Then, accompanied by your Local Specialist, continue your exploration of the cidade maravilhosa (marvelous city) and its many contrasts. Later this afternoon, head over to a Samba school where a representative of the school will give a Cultural Insight into how the school prepares for Carnival week. You'll also be able to view Carnival costumes and for those that desire, participate in a dance lesson. This evening, visit a renowned churrascaria for a festive Farewell Dinner complete with a caipirinha mixing demonstration.Full Breakfast, Farewell Dinner
Day 14DEPART RIO DE JANEIRODepart Rio de Janeiro: Your day is free until your transfer to the airport or choose to extend your stay at the Miramar by Windsor in Rio de Janeiro.Full Breakfast
Dates/Pricing

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03/10/2018$5,219.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
09/15/2018$5,219.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
10/13/2018$5,219.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
11/10/2018$5,219.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
12/08/2018$5,219.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
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